6th Grade Artists
“Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse
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?
Students are creating mixed media portraits inspired by Gustav Klimt's "Baby Cradle" artwork.
Students will be able to draw a face in PROPORTION.
Students will be able to show UNITY in their work.
VOCAB: MIXED MEDIA= using more than one medium to create your piece (crayon, marker, and yarn)
We will be outside all this week and next week working on nature pieces. Students will create a series of 2D drawings and paintings of trees and nature.
Vocabulary Words: Emily Carr, Landscapes, Observational Drawing, Perspective
OBSERVATIONAL DRAWING: Drawing exactly what you see!!
Students are participating in getting to know you activities as well as designing their portfolio.
Students will need a sketchbook by Monday October 16th.
Students are visiting each of the connections classrooms and meeting all the connections teachers for the first two weeks.
When students come into the art classroom, they will create a collaborative portrait with their peers!