7th Grade Art

Picasso Cubist Painting

posted Mar 13, 2016, 10:35 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

Picasso Paintings due on: Thursday, March 17, 2016
Picasso Post assessment will be on: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 PLEASE STUDY or ask for notes

Sharpies needed on Tuesday 3/15 Ultra fine or thin

Bugs begin on Thursday!

Pablo Picasso

posted Feb 29, 2016, 9:08 AM by EC Jennifer Burke

7th grade students are studying the life and art periods inspired by Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso.
Students are currently drawing their model/friend in the Cubist style. Students are also studying monochromatic color theory. Artists will be applying either red or blue monochromatic colors into their painting compositions.

PROJECT DUE DATE: Tuesday, March 7, 2016

Clay Story Book Characters

posted Jan 18, 2016, 9:05 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

7th grade art students will identifying and analyzing clay terms and techniques. Students will create a sculpture of their favorite story book character. Example: Thomas the Train Engine, Winnie the Poop and Green Eggs and Ham.
Students need to have a visual, either a book with illustrations, or a printed image from their favorite childhood storybook.

Images are DUE: 1/19 
PLEASE have your book or visual so you will able to move forward on this project. You can come in before school, lunch or after school to print a visual.

Armature Design

posted Dec 13, 2015, 8:14 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

7th grade students are currently busy creating their monster armature. I am so proud of their hard work, critical thinking and innovation applied into their amazing sculptures. I am so PROUD!

PROJECT DUE: 1/14/2016

Joseph Cornell Identity Boxes

posted Nov 15, 2015, 4:46 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

Students are currently working on identity boxes inspired by Surrealist artist, Joseph Cornell. Students are applying a Surrealist flair of juxtaposition into their artwork, producing a creative and unique statement of themselves.

Project DUE: 11/20

Surrealist Self Portrait Due Date

posted Oct 19, 2015, 6:12 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

Dear Surrealist artists, thank you for persevering, problem-solving and applying critical thinking skills into your unique artwork. 
ARTWORK DUE:  Friday, 10/30/15 

NOTE: PLEASE KEEP A SHOE BOX … you will need one soon. :)

Face Drawings

posted Sep 20, 2015, 2:05 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

REMEMBER to have 6 or more unique and interesting visuals that you know that you can draw.
DUE: 9/21

You will be taking your final color pencil post assessment on 9/21.
We will be studying the face and features this week.

Assessment on 9/11 Bring 2 Artist Visuals

posted Sep 9, 2015, 11:50 AM by EC Jennifer Burke

Students have been studying objective and non objective art, value, layering /blending color pencil, with techniques applied into two studies.
Students will be taking an assessment on 9/11. Student should be able to identify 2 artists. (objective/non-objective artists)

One Non-Objective artwork: name of artist and title 
One Objective artwork: name of artist and title
STUDENTS CAN… RESEARCH ON LINE AND PRINT A COPY OF THE ARTWORK, ARTIST NAME AND TITLE OF ARTWORK FOR THEIR ASSESSMENT. PRINTED AND STAPLED TO THEIR FINAL ASSESSMENT.

FINAL COLOR PENCIL STUDY DUE: MONDAY, 9/14 end of class period 

Thank you,
Ms.B.

Color Pencil Studies- Emphasis on Objective & Non Objective art

posted Aug 24, 2015, 4:56 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

7th grade artists are identifying objective and non-objective artwork. 
Students are applying a visual study from a magazine, using a view finder. Students are identifying colors and values, along with the emphasis, center of interest. Students can … apply color pencil by analyzing colors and blending two or more pencils to create the same tone, or values with in their view finder.

DUE: Friday 8/28/15

Doodle Extension Project

posted Apr 2, 2015, 4:42 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

Our year long Zen Tangle/Doodle extension project  
Due on: 3/27

Students who completed the project,on time, your grade will be posted in PIV. Those of students who have not completed the project, you will have until 5/11.

Thank you!

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