ART II MAJOR

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prerequisite: Student must successfully complete Art I Major, two semester art electives, or have a portfolio review.

Art II Major involves two areas of learning-Studio Art and Art History.  Studio Art stresses refining and advancing the basic skills in drawing and painting and introduces clay sculpture.  Subject matter includes human form, still life, landscape, and design.  Art history surveys the development of Western Art from Egyptian art to the Baroque period.   A considerable amount of out-of-class preparation is required.

Curriculum: ART II MAJOR

IN CLASS ASSIGNMENTS

Still Life – Students learn about the principles of design, color theory, and how to use either chalk or oil pastel.

Portrait Drawing – During the second marking period students in Art II Major create a  portraits in utilizing various techniques and media.

portraits2 (this POWER POINT PRESENTATION will give you the basic proportions of the face and show you examples of famous portrait drawings and paintings)

                

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

Still Life in Pencil or Charcoal- Students use the skills they learned from in class assignments to complete an observational drawing drawing.

    

Figure in Interior Space – Students are to draw an interior space from observation incorporating color theory, perspective, and the principles of design.

Three Heads Assignment

Students were asked to create 3 self portraits using mixed media and they were to “borrow” from a time period in art for each   portrait.

Creative Self Portrait

For the Creative Self Portrait assignment students were asked to create a work of art that shared a personal aspect of themselves with the viewer.

JJ Surkin                                                                         Susan Coyle

             

Kieran Koch-Lakowski                                        Cheyenne Hill

Five Lines

Students were asked to create a work of art that focused on “Five Lines” with the emphasis being on concept and execution.

    

Sam Dowdy                                                              Dottie Scholnik

 Emily Phillips

Hairy Scary Tooth Fairy

Students were asked to create a work of art based off of the phrase “Hairy Scary Tooth Fairy”.  They were allowed to use any media of their choice.

           

Cassie Donahue                                                             Veronica Brown

           

Cubist Self Portrait

Students were given an introduction to the history of Cubism and were then expected to create an Analytic or Synthetic Cubist Self Portrait in Chalk Pastel, Acrylic Paint, or Colored Pencil.  

    

AP ART CONCENTRATION

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART-previsit

Metropolitan Museum of Art Seek and Find

ART MOVEMENT PORTRAIT PROJECT

Useful Websites for Visual Art

Power Point Presentations  and hand-outs for Studio Assignments:

Art Movements

3 part Self Portrait Assignment

ShortPortrait

prints for change1

watercolors

principles of design.

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toykitchen

BESTCOLORTHEORY

PostCardArt

CREATIVE SELF PORTRAITS