|Tuesday: Welcome to Art! Go over class expectations and material list.
Wednesday: Elements and principles of design. The STMA critique process.
Thursday: Draw along (Line, Shape, value)
Friday: Finish draw along
|Sept.9-13 (The room will be rearranged – New seating chart)
Monday: Sketchbook assignment due (Assignment one – Illustrate your favorite poem or song). Intro to still life (space and line) Stool drawing.
Tuesday: Viewfinder – Finish stool drawing
Wednesday – Friday: Still life drawing. Line only
Monday: Sketchbook assignment due. (Assignment two – Pick one: * Draw popcorn or Draw your favorite snack food * Draw an object melting or Draw a bowl of fruit, shade it)
Monday – Gallery walk of line drawing. Demonstration of drawing fabric.
Tuesday – Work on still life drawing.
Thursday – Friday: workdays
Monday: Sketchbook assignment due (Assignment Three – Keyhole: what would you see through a keyhole? No eyeballs or space scenes.
Monday – Friday: workdays on still life drawing.
|Sept. 30 – Oct.4
Monday: Sketchbook assignment due (Assignment Four – Pick one: * Draw a grouping of leaves * Draw something you might find in a department store display * Draw a large jar and fill it up with something (candy, toys, rock, etc.) * Draw a mechanical object.)
Monday – Critique of Still Life.
Tuesday – Intro to Landscape and watercolor techniques.
Wednesday – Friday Paint along.
|Oct. 7 -11
Monday: Sketchbook assignment due. (Assignment Five – Study of your feet. Draw them in 4 different positions and from different angles and views.)
Monday – Last day of paint along.
Tuesday – Friday: Work on final landscape painting. (Video Link to samples and videos)
Monday: The sketchbook assignment is due. (Assignment Six- Pick one: * Drawing of a house plant (real or artificial) * Draw an object with a surface texture. * Draw tools used in certain professions. * Draw the contents of a trash can)
Monday-Tuesday: Work on landscape
Monday: No sketchbook assignment. Critique of Landscape.
Tuesday: Harlem Renaissance Reading and questions.
Wednesday: Gesture drawings with musical instruments
Thursday: Refine one of your gesture drawings
Friday: Final Drawing due.
|Oct.28 -Nov. 1
Monday: Sketchbook assignment due. (Assignment Seven – Pick one: *Draw drapery and pattern: a shirt over a chair, a sheet around a banister, etc. *Draw in imaginary place- remember to show rich details)
Monday: Color theory and Paint along.
Tuesday: Finish paint along.
Wednesday: Start Final Painting
Thursday – Friday: Workdays.
|Nov. 4 – 8
Monday: Sketchbook assignment due (Assignment Eight – Draw a portrait using light and shadow- place the light from different angles than “normal” -under the chin, behind the head, in front of the face.)
Monday – Thursday: Painting days.
Friday – Critique
|Nov. 11 -15
Monday: Golden opportunity for sketchbook missing sketchbook assignments.
Thursday: Draw along – Hair / Time lapse portrait
Friday: Start final portrait
Monday – Friday: Work on the final portrait
A final critique of portrait and final assessment.
Harlem Renaissance Resources below
|Meta Warrick Fuller||1877-1968||African-American Sculptor|
|James Van Der Zee||1886-1983||African-American Photographer|
|Sargent Claude Johnson||1887-1967||African-American Sculptor|
|Palmer Hayden||1890-1973||African-American Painter|
|Archibald Motley||1891-1981||African-American Painter|
|Augusta Savage||1892-1962||African-American Sculptor|
|Dox Thrash||1892-1965||African-American Printmaker|
|Aaron Douglas||1899-1979||African-American Painter|
|Richmond Barthe||1901-1989||African-American Sculptor|
|William H. Johnson||1901-1970||African-American Painter|
|Lois Mailou Jones||1905-1998||African-American Painter|
|Charles Alston||1907-1977||African-American Painter/Sculptor|
|Allan Rohan Crite||1910-2007||African-American Painter|
|Romare Bearden||1911-1988||African-American Painter|
|Jacob Lawrence||1917-2000||African-American Painter|