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Description: Students will illustrate a design that somehow tells a story about, or symbolizes their life. This illustration will be created within the outline of their hand print.
Vocabulary: Direct Symbolism. Indirect Symbolism, Open Composition, Closed Composition, Craftsmanship, Stippling, Cross Hatching, Hatching
Direct and Indirect Symbolism Worksheet
Creativity Exercise Worksheet
Open and Closed Composition Worksheet
About Me Brainstorming
Sketchbook #1 (Open and Closed)
Henna Hand Sketch
Final Palm (Developing Skills)
Final Palm Statement (Knowing and Understanding)
open & closed composition
stay within the outline of the hand
fill the entire space (show quality)
include at least 4 different illustrations
connect, intertwine, overlap
uniquely represent you as a person
vary the sizes of symbols (big/small)
show direct & indirect symbolism
Craftsmanship (Clean lines, solid coloring, shading techniques, etc)
Elements of Art
DO THIS TODAY (Wednesday) A2
DO THIS TODAY (Wednesday) A3
DO THIS TODAY (Thursday) B2
The elements of art are the basic components of art-marking. It is impossible to create a work of art without using at least one of the seven elements of art. In order to be successful in art creation, an artist must be able to intelligently use the elements of art. Artwork can also be analyzed according to the use of the elements in a work of art.
Throughout the entire year we will be addressing different elements and principles it is your responsibility to turn in your packet at the end of each semester.
Notan Design Notes
Relief sculpture is an art form that is midway between painting and sculpture in the round. It is a process in which the subject stands out or projects a surface from the background. The surface can be several levels including high relief (deep or almost in the round) or low relief (shallow) or anywhere in between.
Elements of Art Test
In this unit, students will engage in various drawing techniques and strategies to demonstrate shading, perspective, proportion and blending.
- Vocabulary Worksheet
- Upside Down Drawing
- Practice Sketches
- Practice Test
- Alphanumeric Grid Set Up
- Drawing Vocabulary Test
- Alphanumeric Grid Drawing
Alphanumeric Grid Slideshow