Advanced Art Honors 1 & 2 Spring Syllabus 2017 Klenow
About Advanced Art Honors; Students take Advanced Honors Art to create a body of work that is of the highest quality, shows originality, and risk-taking. A variety of media, materials, and design approaches are explored throughout the year. Entering art contests is expected and encouraged.
January 25-Feb. 3 Figure Drawing Unit Concepts - Proportion, Depth
Tech of the week-Figure drawing RULES of proportion
Homework due- 2 pages of gestures any style due 2/3
February 6-10 Finish Figure Composition Concepts - Composition
Artomorphosis; I. DRAW II. DESIGN III. SCULPT CONCEPT- Transition
This assignment will help you choose which AP class is best for you.
This Unit is comprised of 3 pieces of artwork;
#1 realistic full color traditional artmaking
#2 then alter the image to show emphasis on a design principle of your choice (pattern, movement, etc. you may use any media including digital)
#3 a Sculpture based on #2 it using any recycled materials or clay
PART I. Choose a traditional art form; portrait, still life, or landscape Use any media to create realistic full color, traditional art
1. 2. 3.
Homework Due 2/17- 3 Hands connecting
Book Work= thumbnail sketches of artomorphosis
February 27- March 10
Part III. a Sculpture based on #2 it using any recycled materials or clay
Homework due March 10 -Mashup practice juxtapose 2 opposite things of your choice
Finish Artomorphosis. Class critique on all 3 works. Written self-critique due
Homework 3/17 - Book Metamorphosis-choose a word or pic in your book and draw a 3 stage metamorphosis
March 20-24 Concepts -Narrative/Juxtaposition
PICK 3 Mashup-Class Collaboration; Action, Quality, & Character
thumbnails for Pick 3
Finish Mashup and start
choose 3 portraits by 3 masters, collage them together and draw, enlarge work. mimic rendering techniques and media. Choose charcoal, white on black, or graphite.
old master collage
April 3- 7 Concepts -Value and Proportion
April 17-21-Continue on Animal Stories
Tech of the week -fur texture
Homework Due April 20 - Something that Flies
Finish Animal Stories and Start
Spring Break April 10-14
Homework due 5/4-5- steampunk animal
Homework Due -May -5/18-19 Paint Chip Mood Page
colored pencil over watercolor ground
Finish all projects.
Book Experimentation. Choose 3 off the list and add to, alter your d.book.
Book DUE May 26
REVIEW for FINAL May 30-June 2