7th Grade Art

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!

CLAY Storybook Character Sculptures

posted Mar 2, 2015, 2:07 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

Students are currently working on their favorite storybook character. We just completed the construction and bisque process. Students will start to glaze their work by applying at least 3 coats of glaze. We are excited to see how they turn out … it's always a mystery!

Project DUE: Friday, 3/6/2015

Critique on Monday.

Monster Armature Sculpture

posted Jan 12, 2015, 10:19 AM by EC Jennifer Burke

Happy New Year!

Our 7th grade students are busy creating an armature for the monster sculptures. Currently, students are focusing on how their going to make their sculpture stand, by providing STRUCTURE and STABILITY. This can be a challenge, but a fun and exciting one.

Our Sculptures should be complete and ready to display on 2/3/2015 (Tuesday)
DUE DATE: 2/2/2015 Sculpture
Critique: 2/3/2015
POST Assessment: 2/4/2015

Armature Homework

posted Dec 8, 2014, 9:55 AM by EC Jennifer Burke

Our Lady Liberty
1) The Statue of Liberty was designed and built by whom?  
2) What 2 famous materials were used in the armature construction of The Statue of Liberty?
3) The Statue of Liberty was a gift from what country, and why?

DUE: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Client Self-Portrait

posted Nov 14, 2014, 2:39 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

DUE:  Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Thanks so much!

Treasure Box Wed.

posted Oct 21, 2014, 3:50 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

You found the question! Thanks for looking ...

Apply your prior Knowledge ... What is objective and non objective art? Give me an example of an artwork, either objective or non-objective art.
-Name of artist
-title of the artwork. 

Example: Andy Warhol, 100 Cans Objective art

Surrealist Post Assessment

posted Oct 7, 2014, 7:14 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

Your Surrealist post assessment will be on MONDAY, October 13, 2014

PLEASE look over your notes, or get a copy from me. 

Surrealist Self Portrait DUE DATE

posted Oct 7, 2014, 7:12 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

Your Surrealist painting composition is due on 10/13/2014.
You will be able to work on final touch ups during our two shortened parent teacher conference days.

Thank you for all you do in making this project a success!
Kindess and gratitude,

Ms. B.

9/16 Salvador Dali

posted Sep 16, 2014, 3:22 PM by EC Jennifer Burke

Students are analyzing and identifying the life and artworks by Spanish, Surrealist, painter Salvador Dali. Students will be defining key Surrealist terms applied into their painting compositions. 

Students will be analyzing how geometric shapes create key facial features.

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