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April 2017

Grade Unit/Focus Student Goals
       
k Collage  

Students will create a collage that demonstrates experimentation with placement of shapes, color, composition, textured materials, layering, and overlapping. Students will listen to story about Van Gogh, and view his paintings. Students will create a collage inspired by Van Gogh's "Vase of Sunflowers" by using real textures.

       
1 Collage

Students will explore the work of artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Matisse, and Georgia O' Keefe, by creating artwork a painting that
demonstrates:

- Control of paint media and various brushes
- Organization of space
- Experimentation with mixing colors
- Use of curved lines to create organic shapes.
- Organic lines to create plant forms.
- Skills in observational drawing

       
2 Collage Students will understand the difference between form and shape. Students will be able to create a clay sculpture/pinch pot to demonstrate form.
       
3 Sculpture Students will create a work of art inspired by Pablo Picasso by using basic clay construction skills. Students will create clay forms that demonstrate texture, additive and subtractive techniques, and techniques such as pinching and coiling.
       
4 Collage/Printmaking Students will explore the work of artist John James Audubon and Charlie Harper as they create a collage that demonstrates control of overlapping shapes to show depth, ability to choose papers to represent actual textures, and inventive use of positive and negative space.
       
5 Texture/Sculpture Students will interpret artistic images by using critical thinking skills. Students will create a metal relief mask inspired by the artwork of Mayan and Aztec artists of ancient times.
       

 

 

 

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