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    ELEMENTS OF ART 

    Overview:  In this unit students will explore the elements of design: color, line, shape, texture, space, and form.  Through a variety of media students will create original works of art applying the above elements.  Students will also be introduced to a variety of artists whose work exemplifies the various elements studied.

    Concepts:       

    The knowledge of color can help artists communicate their ideas more effectively.

    Line is a path through space that can convey emotions.

    Shape is two-dimensional and can be generalized into organic and geometric categories.

    Accurate representation of texture in art helps create visual interest.

    Form is a three-dimensional shape, either real or an illusion.

    Values are the lights and darks that create contrast in composition.

    The use of space in design helps define perspective and depth.

     

    Skills:

    Students will be able to:

    paint with watercolor and tempera using wet on wet and wet on dry painting techniques

    use a variety of tools to paint an image.

    mix secondary colors from primary colors.

    use foreground and background to create depth.

    create a two-dimensional rubbing and/or collage that demonstrates texture.

    create mobiles, masks, or clay projects using a variety of materials.

    use a color wheel to select colors for a variety of art projects.

    use printmaking techniques to create a variety of images.

    create images using mixed media

    properly clean and store art materials and tools.

     Assessment:

                Assessment strategies include written self-assessment and reflection of works created.  Students will use an artistic journal to record and reflect on work and its application of concepts presented.

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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