Drawing & Painting Fall 2015


Drawing & Painting, Fall 2015

“If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.” ― Edward Hopper



In-Class Assignments

Fri. 1/29
Complete the following blog post:
  • Title the post: Watercolor techniques;
  • Post your watercolor painting exercise on your blog;
  • Include the purpose;
  • Write a paragraph explaining:
    • What are the most important concepts that you learned from the watercolor practice techniques?

Complete the final reflection

Wed. 1/27
Submit work to LMC Art Competition - proofread artist statement;
Finish Watercolor Techniques 
As time allows, work on landscape watercolor

Mon. 1/25
Thurs. 1/21
Tues. 1/19
Thurs. 1/14
  • Perspective drawing should be ready to color
  • Begin coloring with colored pencils
  • Today is the last in class day to work on perspective drawing, Due: Thurs. 1/21
Tues. 1/12
Re-do this assignment
  • Photograph at least 15 images that demonstrate at least 3 DIFFERENT perspective strategies.
  • Use this resource: perspective photographs/drawings
  • Share contact sheets
  • Begin sketches for perspective drawing
Fri. 1/8
Begin perspective drawing perspective photographs/drawings

Wed. 1/6
Mon. 1/4
Mon. 12/21
  • Continue to work on  Perspective DrawingParts 2 & 3: Due at the end of class, today, Monday, 12/21
Thurs. 12/17
  • Unsung Hero Portrait & Artist's statement due, with rubric & blog post;
  • Continue to work on  Perspective Drawing, Parts 2 & 3: Due at the end of class on Monday, 12/21
Tues. 12/15
Mon. Wed. & Fri, 12/7, 12/9, 12/11
Continue work on CORNERSTONE:  Unsung Hero Portrait Painting & Artist Statement
Last day to paint in class, Fri. 12/11

Tues. & Thurs. 12/1, 12/3
Continue work on CORNERSTONE:  Unsung Hero Portrait Painting & Artist Statement

Tues. 11/23
Fri 11/20
Due today:
  • Still life studies blog post (see the prompts to your left, under Mon. 11/16)
  • Blog post, titled, Unsung Hero, "name of your hero"; include why you chose this person.
Work on CORNERSTONE: Unsung Hero Portrait Painting

Wed. 11/18

Mon. 11/16
Finish painting.
Complete the following blog post:
  1. Photograph & Post on your blog, title the post, "Still-life Studies". 
  2. Answer the following question and post your response only in the same post. Use at least 5-6 complete and thoughtful sentences, one paragraph: "Name and explain at least 3 things that you learned about color and technique, as a result of doing these paintings? 

Thurs. 11/12
Finish part 3still-life painting

Mon. 11/9
Continue part 3still-life painting

Thurs. 11/5
Tues. 11/3
  • Complete Part 1: still-life painting blog post; Due at the end of class.
  • Begin Part 2: Complete steps 1-6 in class today.
Fri. 10/30
Wed. 10/28
Mon. 10/26
Thurs. 10/22
  • Continue work on Imaginative Self-Portrait
  • By the middle of class, students should transfer plan/composition to tag board
Tues. 10/20
Fri. 10/16
Wed. 10/14
Continue work on Realistic Self-Portrait

Thurs. 10/8
  • Transfer self-portrait to brown paper;
  • Begin to add value & details with white and black charcoal.
Self-Portrait Due Date: Tues. 10/20, beginning of class, including reflection, rubric, and blog post
Tues. 10/6
Fri. 10/2
Wed. 9/30

Mon. 9/28
  • Continue and finish working on drawing own eyes, nose, mouth on brown paper with black & white charcoal
  • Sign your name in the lower left corner of each drawing, not just initials.
  • Upon completion, pin up on wall.
  • Each student should choose their half portrait and glue it in their sketchbook, begin half-portrait drawings as time allows, Due on Tues. 10/6

Thurs. 9/24
Tues: 9/22
Fri. 9/18
  • Work on all parts of Intro to  Portraiture,
  • due on Tues. 9/22
Wed. 9/16
Mon. 9/14
Blog Set Up:
  • Go to blogger.com and create a new blog titled: (your name) Melissa's Amazing Drawing & Painting Portfolio
  • Address should be, yhsDPmelissafall2015;
  • Choose a theme that is simple in design; one that will not compete with your work.
  • Finish Pre-Instructional self-portrait
  • Demo working with colored pencil and cray-pas
  • Intro & begin Portraiture, as time allows
Thurs. 9/10
  • Discuss and debrief Chair Design Challenge
  • Pre-Instructional Self-Portrait
  • In-class portfolios, SB & portfolio slots
Tues. 9/8



Writing Deadline: 12/16/15
Art Deadline: 12/17/15

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Homework Assignments

Due Thurs. 1/14:
Perspective drawing, ready to color
Due Tues. 1/12
Re-do this assignment
Due Wed. 1/6
  • Photograph at least 15 images that demonstrate at least 3 DIFFERENT perspective strategies.
  • Perspective Drawing, Parts 1, 2, &3

Due Thurs. 12/17, beginning of class:
CORNERSTONE:  Unsung Hero Portrait Painting & Artist Statementwith rubric & blog post;

Due Fri. 11/20, beginning of class
  • Still life studies blog post (see the prompts to your left, under Mon. 11/16)

  • Blog post, titled, Unsung Hero, "name of your hero"; include why you chose this person.
Due Fri. 10/30, end of school day, 2:25: 

Due Fri. 10/23, end of school day, 2:25: 
Due Tues. 10/20
Sketchbook Assignment: 
  • In your sketchbook, draw at least 10 symbols that describe/relate to you;
  • Make a list of at least 15 words/phrases that describe you
Due Tues. 10/6
Sketchbook Assignment: Half-portrait drawings

Due Fri. 10/2

Due Tues. 9/22: Intro to  Portraiture


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