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    1st and 2nd Quarter

    Date: Friday, October 22th

    Copy this!  Find your folder. Smile. Prog check

    Focus: water color intro

    Awareness: sharing a studio and materials

     

    Vocabulary: dry brush, wet on wet,

     

    Homework: haiku worksheet         Due: Monday

     

    Date: Thursday, October 21th

    Copy this!  Find your folder. Radiate! Prog check

    Focus: frog poem, writing haiku, water color tomorrow?

    Awareness: relationship between image and words

     

    Vocabulary:attributes, effects,

     

    Homework: haiku moments         Due: Thursday

     

    Date: Wednesday, October 20th

    Copy this!  Find your folder. Shrug.

    Focus: Matsuo Basho, National Georgraphic site, writing haiku

     

    Vocabulary:\syllables, metaphors, simile

     

    Homework: haiku moments         Due: Thursday

     

     

    Date: Tuesday, October 19th

    Copy this!  Find your folder. Wink.

    Focus: Intro Matsuo Basho,

     

    Vocabulary:mundane, sacred, haiku, Fulbright fellowship

     

    Homework: haiku moments         Due: Wednesday

    Date: Monday, October 18th

     

     

    Copy this!  Find your folder. Grin.

    Focus: Finding the sacred in the mundane.  A day of free drawing. Preparation for "Digital Haiku"

     

    Vocabulary:mundane, sacred

     

    Homework: Notice what you see          Due: Tuesday

     

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    Date: Friday, October 15

     

    Focus: Self-evaluate and write comments.  Complete a comments log for today. See the portfolio page and the documents at the bottom of the page:Portfolio comments log and the list of blogs.

     

    Vocabulary:

     

    Homework: Think about finding the sacred in the mundane. Due: Monday

     

    Date: Thursday, October 14th

    Copy this!  Find your folder. Smile

    Focus: isajourneys, comments and review everyone's blog

    Vocabulary: 

    Awareness: sharing work

    Reflection:

    Homework:  finish artists statement and blog if haven't  

    DUE:  tomorrow!  

     

    Permission slips ?????? Have you turned it in?  
    Still missing 4th- 4      6th- 2   7th -2 

    Date: Wednesday, October 13th

    Copy this!  Find your folder. Smile

    Focus: isajourneys, embed show and write paragraph

    Vocabulary: 

    Awareness: public web space, safety and responsibility

    Reflection:

    Homework:  explore flickr   

    DUE:  tomorrow!  

     

    Permission slips ?????? Have you turned it in?  
    Still missing 4th- 4      6th- 2   7th -2 

     

     

    Date: Tuesday, October 12th

    Copy this!  Find your folder. Smile

    Focus: photo albums - flickr, embed

    Vocabulary: Creative Commons

    Awareness: public web space, safety and responsibility

    Reflection:

    Homework:  explore flickr   

    DUE:  tomorrow!  

     

    Permission slips ?????? Have you turned it in?  
    Still missing 4th- 4      6th- 2   7th -2 

     

     

    Date: Friday, October 8th

    Copy this!  Find your folder. Smile

    Focus: photo albums - flickr, embed

    Vocabulary: Creative Commons

    Awareness: public web space, safety and responsibility

    Reflection:

    Homework:  explore flickr   

    DUE:  tomorrow!  

     

    Permission slips ?????? Have you turned it in?  
    Still missing 4th- 4      6th- 2   7th -2 

     

    Date: Wednesday, October 6th

    Get all of your drawings.

    Focus: Self-evaluating drawing unit and photographing

    Vocabulary: crop, optimize, photo album, embed

    Awareness: how you present yourself and your work

    Reflection:

    Homework:  portfolio prompts

    DUE:  tomorrow!  

     

     

    Permission slips ?????? Have you turned it in?  4th

    When you are finished options: travel to the dark side-

     

    Date: Tuesday, October 5th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Get your drawing and get going! Goal: finish today.

    Focus: Values- drawing spheres- white on white

    Vocabulary: cast shadows, highlights, reflection

    Awareness: notice cast shadows and highlights

    Reflection:

    Homework:  begin to think about writing for portfolio drawing entry

    DUE:  tomorrow!  Permission slips ?????? Have you turned it in?

    When you are finished options: travel to the dark side-

     

    Date: Monday, October 4th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Wait to get paper.

    Focus: Values- drawing spheres- white on white

    Vocabulary: cast shadows, highlights, reflection

    Awareness: notice cast shadows and highlights

    Reflection:

    Homework:  begin to think about writing for portfolio drawing entry

    DUE:  tomorrow!  Permission slips ?????? Have you turned it in?

     

    Date: Friday, October 1st

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Get a new piece of white sulphite drawing paper. 

    Focus: Values

    Vocabulary: contrast, high contrast, low contrast

    Awareness: values -

    Reflection:

    Homework:  exercise your perception of values

     

    DUE:  tomorrow! Permission slips ?????? Have you turned it in?

     

    Date: Thursday, September 30th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Get a new piece of white sulphite drawing paper. 

    Focus: Negative space.  A new way to see edges!

    Vocabulary: positive negative

    Awareness: negative space

    Reflection:

    Homework:  exercise your perception of values DUE:  tomorrow!

    Permission slips DUE FRIDAY, October 1st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

     

     

     

     

     

    Date: Wednesday, September 29th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Work to finish your line drawing. 

     

    Focus: Negative space.  A new way to see edges!

    Vocabulary: line quality, composition, unity

    Awareness: negative space

    Reflection:

    Homework:  exercise your perception of negative space  DUE:  tomorrow!

    Permission slips DUE FRIDAY, October 1st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

     

    Date: Tuesday, September 28th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Get an ebony pencil, piece of white drawing paper. Prepare to draw! 

     

    Focus: contour drawing of your object

    Vocabulary: line quality, composition

    Awareness: perception of edges and relationships

    Reflection:

    Homework:  exercise your perceptions   DUE:  tomorrow!

     

      

    Date: Monday, September 27th

     

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Get a non permanent marker (not yellow), get a new piece of newsprint. Prepare to draw! 

     

    Focus: modified contour

    Vocabulary: tooth(paper), edges, perception,

     

    Awareness: perception of edges

    Reflection:

    Homework:  find objects that would be interesting to draw that have contours 
    DUE:
      tomorrow 9/28

    http://www.learn-to-draw-lessons.com/art-lessons.html

     

    Rules for Modified Contour Drawing

    1. Do look at the edges.

    2. CHECK the paper.*

    3. Go slowly.*

     

    Date: Friday, September 24th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Get a non permanent marker (not yellow), get a new piece of newsprint. Prepare to draw! 

     

    Focus: still blind

    Vocabulary: tooth(paper), edges, perception,

     

    Awareness: perception of edges

    Reflection:

    Homework:  continue to notice edges  DUE:  tomorrow

    Date: Thursday, September 23

     

     

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Get a non permanent marker (not yellow), a large piece of newsprint, and 4 SMALL pieces of tape. Freshmen can work on picasso if needed - NOW!

     

    Focus: frustrating the left side - blind

    Vocabulary: tooth(paper), edges, perception,

     

    Awareness: perception of edges

    Reflection:

    Homework:  continue to notice edges  DUE:  tomorrow

     

     

    Rules for Blind Contour Drawing

    1. Do look at the edges.

    2. Don't look at the paper.*

    3. Go slowly.*

    4. Don't pick up your marker.  It is one continuous line. *

     

    * Beware! Left brain frustrating.

     

     

    Date: Wednesday, September 22nd

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Start working on you Picasso upside down if it isn't finish or other one.

    Focus: frustrating the left side - upside down!

    Vocabulary: edges, space, relationships, values, gestalt

    Awareness: perception of relationships

    Reflection:

    Homework:  start to notice edges  DUE:  tomorrow

     

     

     

    Date: Tuesday, September 21st

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Start working on you Picasso upside down.

    Focus: frustrating the left side - upside down!

    Vocabulary:  Pablo Picasso

    Awareness: perception of lines

    Reflection:

    Homework:  observe when you get lost in time

      DUE:

     

     

    Date: Monday, September 20th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Take a blank sheet of paper use a pencil to put your name and class information on it . Set that aside and start working on your vase/face sheet from Friday.

    Focus: frustrating the left side - upside down!

    Vocabulary:  Pablo Picasso

    Awareness: perception of lines

    Reflection:

    Homework:  brain test (optional)  DUE:  

     

    Date: Friday, September 17th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Take a blank sheet of paper and put your name and class information on it.

    Focus: frustrating the left side vase/face and blind drawing

    Vocabulary:  shifting sides

    Awareness: what you see and what you know

    Reflection:

    Homework: brain test (optional):           DUE: next class 

     

    Date: Thursday, September 16th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Get a camera and delete all of the images. Take the batteries back out, order the box

    Focus: Brain functions and how they relate to drawing

    Vocabulary:  Betty Edwards, Daniel Pink, edges, space, values, relationships, gestault

    Awareness: edges

    Reflection:

    Homework:     no homework except thinking about brain functions          DUE: next class

     

    Date: Wednesday, September 15th
    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Log in to Novell.Get started commenting.
    Focus: Writing comments on blogs
    Vocabulary: 
     comments, specific, clear, respectful, relevant,kind, helpful
    Awareness: feedback that has meaning and is helpful for you
    Reflection: 
    Homework: 
    drawing “Pre-test”   DUE: Thursday, 9/16
    We REALLY will be back in 113 tomorrow and will start the brain/drawing unit!

     

    Date: Tuesday, September 14th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Log in to Novell.Get started..

     Focus: Writing comments on blogs

    Vocabulary:  comments, specific, clear, respectful, relevant,kind, helpful

    Awareness: feedback that has meaning and is helpful for you

    Reflection:

    Homework: drawing “Pre-test”   DUE: Thursday, 9/16

    Date: Monday, September 13th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Log in to Novell.Get started.Fill out the self-evaluation for your portfolio.

     Focus: Writing comments on blogs

    Vocabulary:  feedback, comments, quality, criteria

    Awareness: feedback that has meaning and is helpful for you

    Reflection:

    Homework: drawing “Pre-test”   DUE: Thursday, 9/16

     

     

    Date: Friday, September 10th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda. Log in to Novell.Get started.

     Focus: By the end of class:

    1. cropped and op.portraits uploaded to isajourneys      

    2. Artist statement (the big one about you, your identity, and you as an artist.. creativity) uploaded

    3. value scribble and statement uploaded

    Vocabulary:  professional, personal,

    Awareness: The difference between professional life and personal life

    Reflection:

    Homework: refine your blog if you wish – I will grade starting sometime Saturday, otherwise relax and take a break!

    Date: Wednesday, September 8th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda.Put your homework on top of your folder. Log in to Novell.

     Focus: 1- scribbles on network and statement printed
                  2. Portrait – statement and image

                  3. Introduction to isajourneys

    Vocabulary: 3/4 view, frontal, full figure, composition

    Awareness: The difference between a candid shot and a planned and orchestrated portrait-

    Reflection:

    Homework: finish writing artist statement intro    DUE: 9/9

     

    Date: Tuesday, September 7th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda.Get your returned papers.

    Focus: introduction to portraits, time to finish putting photograph and writing paragraph (hopefully, if not come at lunch)

     

    Vocabulary: portrait, three quarters view, background, foreground, profile 

    Awareness: What portraits can communicate about the person

    Reflection:

    Homework: portrait planning sheet    DUE: Wednesday, 9/8

    Date: Tuesday, September 7th

    Find your seat.  Copy the agenda.

    Focus: introduction to portraits, time to finish putting photograph and writing paragraph.

     

    Vocabulary: portrait, three quarters view, background, foreground, profile 

    Awareness: What portraits can communicate about the person

    Reflection:

    Homework: portrat planning sheet    DUE: Wednesday, 9/8

     

    Date: Friday, September 3rd
    Copy agenda.  Turn computer on.  Finish pink sheet.  Please print your artist statement and give to me by the end of class.  Turn in homework NOW at the end of your table.

    Focus: blog, artist statement, portrait.

     

    Vocabulary: frontal, profile, three quarters, full length

     

    Awareness: How tools help creativity

    Reflection:

    Homework: think of setting and clothing for your self-portrait   DUE: Tuesday, 9/7

    Date: Wednesday, September 2nd 
    Copy agenda, get camera out. Finish yesterday’s handout. Connect the computer, log in and get going on today’s worksheet.

    Focus: camera settings

     

    Vocabulary: format, flash, macro, card, resolution, Alfred Stieglitz, pictorialism

     

    Awareness: How tools help creativity

    Reflection:

    Homework: Identity Sheet   DUE: Friday, 9/3

    Date: Tuesday August 31th
     

    Focus: introduction to digital photograph, camera settings 

     

    Vocabulary: resolution, eye-sweep,  mode, menu,quality, aspect ratio, picture quality

     

    Awareness: light in photographs

     

    Reflection:

    Homework:Bring camera tomorrow again tomorrow if you have one.

     

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    Date: Monday August 30th
    (Get :new agenda and self-evaluation form, your artwork out.  After you have copied this finish.)

     

    Focus: completion of value scribble and self-evaluation 

     

    Vocabulary: medium/media,subject matter,

     

    Awareness: your creative process

     

    Reflection:

    Homework:Bring camera tomorrow if you have one.

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    Date: Friday,August 27th
    Get started as soon as you finish copying the agenda.

     

    Focus: balancing the artwork, checking that it has unity and a full range of values

     

    Vocabulary: value, ebony pencils,contrast, format, abstract expressionism, Jackson Pollock, balance, unity

     

    Awareness: your creative process

     

    Reflection: (Have you been writing a reflection at the end of class?)

    Date: Thursday August 26th
    (If you haven't chosen your format, do!  Get started as soon as you finish copying the agenda.

     

    Focus: scribble drawing, selecting a format, abstract expressionism, communicating with line and shape

     

    Vocabulary: value, ebony pencils,contrast, format, abstract expressionism, Jackson Pollock, balance, unity

     

    Awareness: lights and dark (value), how feelings and ideas can be communicated

     

    Reflection: (Have you been writing a reflection at the end of class?)

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    Date: Wednesday August 25th
    (Get your agenda,paper and homework form out.Copy the agenda.  Also get an ebony pencil and sharpener and we will get going!)

     

    Focus: scribble drawing, selecting a format, abstract expressionism, communicating with line and shape

     

    Vocabulary: value, ebony pencils,contrast, format, abstract expressionism, Jackson Pollock, balance, unity

     

    Awareness: lights and dark (value), how feelings and ideas can be communicated

     

    Reflection: (You will write what you thought about class at clean up time. Just a few words.  It doesn't have to be complete sentences but can be.)

     

    Date: Tuesday August 24th

    (Get your agenda,paper and homework form out.Copy the agenda.  Also get an ebony pencil and sharpener and we will get going!)

     

    Focus: whirlwinds and scribble drawing, abstract expressionism, communicating with form 

     

    Vocabulary: value, ebony pencils,contrast, format, abstract expressionism, Jackson Pollock

     

    Awareness: lights and dark (value), how feelings and ideas can be communicated

     

    Reflection: (You will write what you thought about class at clean up time. Just a few words.  It doesn't have to be complete sentences but can be.)

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    Date: Monday August 25th

     

    Focus: taking temperature, talk about routines & whirlwinds and scribble drawing

     

    Vocabulary: value, ebony pencils,contrast

     

     

    Awareness: lights and dark (value)

     

    Reflection: Write what you thought about class today

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