• About this class: In this class the students will create a variety of projects all while having fun learning to use a wide array of new techniques and mediums. In addition to creating artworks, the students will also see many different fine art from throughout history, learn about some of the different styles of art, and discuss the works of their peers in a constructive manner. 7th & 8th grade students will have me for an entire semester, while 6th grade students will only have me for only one grade period.

     


     

    Topics Covered: Students will learn from the following topics. Each grade level will learn more and more techniques with slightly increasing difficulty each year.

    • 7 Elements of Art: The foundations to creating all visual art.
      • Line
      • Shape
      • Form
      • Texture
      • Value
      • Color
      • Space
    • 7 Principles of Design: These are how artists use the elements of art to create an effect and to help convey the artist's intent.(7th & 8th grade only)
      • Balance
      • Pattern
      • Emphasis
      • Unity
      • Variety
      • Proportion
      • Rhythm