6th Grade Artists
“Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse
Students are starting a unit where they will make multiple artworks in 1pt. perspective.
Activity 1- Cubes
Activity 2- Geometric Shapes
Activity 3- Name Designs
Activity 4- Watercolor Landscape or Cityscape in 1 pt. perspective
Activity 5- Art Gallery
Students are creating 2D self-portraits using their choice of drawing media.
Students may use a mirror, take a selfie, or bring in a photo from home to help them.
Due date: Tuesday March 27th end of class
Students will be bringing home a syllabus for a parent/guardian to sign.
Students are required to get a sketchbook by Monday's class. We will be using this sketchbook daily and it will be 40% of the students grade. I also sent home a sketchbook order form if you would like to purchase one from the school for $5.00. The money goes directly back into the art program for supplies.
Looking forward to having an exciting quarter!
Students are creating low relief animal sculptures using modeling clay.
Students will be able to identify and describe low and high relief sculpture as well as sculpture in the round.
Students are creating 4 preliminary sketches of objects as characters.
Students will select at least one object and create a final character on 12x18 paper.
Students will create a setting for the character using their knowledge of the art elements and principles of design.
The objects must show a range of value including highlights and shadows to give them a 3D appearance.
The character must have a personality.
The artwork must have a title, date, and signature.
Due Date: March 2nd at the end of class.
Students are learning how to create VALUE using line and shading.
VALUE- Value is one of the seven ART ELEMENTS. Value deals with the lightness or darkness of a COLOR.
The tangram is a Chinese puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form shapes. The objective of the puzzle is to form a specific shape using all seven pieces, which may not overlap.
Students will be creating their very own tangram books incorporating printmaking and stamp design.
Students will bring home a syllabus they need signed on Day ONE. We use sketchbooks daily and students will need one Monday January 8th. I will also send home an order form for sketchbooks. You may order from the art department or get one from any store. Looking forward to starting 3rd quarter!!!
Students are glazing their clay abstract vase.
Their FUNCTIONAL ART project is in the kiln and students will paint them next week.
Next week look forward to bringing home portfolios and clay projects unless part of the STEAM show in January
Students are creating a piece for the PTSA Reflections competition.
This years theme is "Within Reach."
Due: Friday 17th at the end of class with 100 word artist statement
Why Reflections? So students can....
How will you create a 2D artwork that does not exceed 24x30” and depicts the theme: “Within Reach,” using your knowledge of the art elements and principles of design?