Drawing and Painting One/Ms.Hanson

 Long Term  Absence  Make Up to be done at home.

Before you begin read the article on still lifes and complete the worksheet.

Art; Still Life Drawing
    Below are 3 variations of a Still Life Project.  You may choose whichever one you want to complete.  They all share the following criteria.  The difference between the projects is the media. You are expected to spend the 3-4 80 minute blocks on this project.
MLR VPA; A2,B2,B3 and D1

Materials;
still life objects (at least 4 things to draw)
paper  at least 12”X18”
pencil
colored pencil (optional)
magazines, scissors and glue (optional)

Grading Criteria
*the picture is of a still life
*either a triangular or rectangular composition has been used
*it is drawn from observation (real objects)
*the picture is fully developed and the forms look three dimensional
*3-4 thumbnail sketches
*written critique




Directions
(all choices require you to do these steps first)
1. Collect materials.
2. Set up a still life, it must have at least 4 objects and should be placed somewhere that you can keep it set up while
    you work
3. draw 3 or 4 thumbnail sketches, practice using a compositional formula in these, these need to be turned in with
    your final piece
4. Once you understand how to draw the objects and you have a good composition outline with pencil your still life on the 12”X18” paper- to begin your final picture
5. Choose one of the following options to complete this project.

Black and White Drawing
Option 1 (Be sure to complete the steps 1 through 5 first)

6. Practice drawing values with your pencil make a 10 part value scale from Black to White. This needs to be turned in with your project.
7.Study your still life, identify the light source, what direction is the light coming from?  
    Where are the lightest lights?  Where are the darkest darks ? 
8. Begin your drawing using 3 values, white, medium gray and black.
9. Add more values to create a sense of 3 dimensional form.
10. Complete the written critique

When you are done you will need to hand in;

1.Worksheet on still lifes.
2.Thumbnail Sketches
3.Value scale
4.Completed Drawing
5.Written Critique

Colored Pencil  Drawing  Using a Monochromatic Color Scheme
Option 2 (Be sure to complete the steps 1 through 5 first)



6. Study your still life, identify the light source, what direction is the light coming from?  
    Where are the lightest lights?  Where are the darkest darks? 
7. Choose one color to work with.
8. Practice drawing values with your pencil make a 10 part value scale from Black to White.
    This needs to be turned   in with your project.
9.  Begin your drawing using 3 values, light, medium and dark.
10. Add more values to create a sense of 3 dimensional form.
Complete the written critique

When you are done you will need to hand in;
1.Worksheet on still lifes.
2.Thumbnail Sketches
3.Value scale
4.Completed Drawing
5.Written Critique

    Collage Using Magazines
Option 3 (Be sure to complete the steps 1 through 5 first)

6.  Study your still life, identify the light source, what direction is the light coming from?  
     Where are the lightest lights?  Where are the darkest darks?
7.  prepare scraps from magazines by sorting your colors by value.
8.  Begin glueing small pieces of paper to areas using, 3 values, light, medium and dark.
9.  Add more values to create a sense of 3 dimensional form.
10. Complete the written critique.

When you are done you will need to hand in;
1.Worksheet on still lifes.
2. Thumbnail Sketches
3. Completed Collage
4. Written Critique


 






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