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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

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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

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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

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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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