Visual Arts Labels 2010-11

Intro to Art – Cover Page

  • 25 Different Designs
  • Bright Colours

Primary Colour Cubism

  • Can identify Primary Colours

(spaced out colour to create variety)

  • Geometric design – used ruler

Cubism Collage

  • Uses a variety of materials

       (i.e. paper from home, crayon, paint)

  • Applies Cubism technique

Complimentary Colour Cubism

  • Can identify Complimentary Colours
  • Applies Cubism technique

(with an Abstract approach)

Halloween Design

  • Effectively uses colour

      (orange, black, white)

  • Uses a variety of lines + shapes
  • Neatness – ruler, colour intensity

A Spooky Story by Bill Martin, Jr.

  • Effectively uses colour

(oil pastel + charcoal)

  • Interprets line from story

Remembrance Day Doves

  • Communicates message of Remembrance Day
  • Plans overall effect
  • Identifies social context of artwork

Warm + Cool Colour Symmetry

Concepts:

  • Warm + Cool Colours
  • Complimentary Colours

Andy Warhol Christmas

  • 4 distinct panels of 1 design
  • Makes the picture “pop”

Snowman Perspective

Concepts:

  • Point of View – close-up
  • Texture – paint technique

Birch Trees In Winter

Concepts:

  • Watercolour – blending technique
  • Adding Detail

(ex. birch trees, fence, shading)

Insect Silhouette

Concepts:

  • Positive + Negative Space
  • Symmetry
  • Identification Tag

Henri Matisse – The Goldfish

Concepts:

  • Painting “still life” – goldfish
  • Chalk Pastel – creating a setting

Earth Hour - Poster

Concepts: 

How can I “go green” at home and

school to help the environment?

  • Crayon + Watercolour

Alien Eyes

Concepts:

  • Point of View – close-up
  • Watercolour

Spring Blossoms

Concepts:

  • Chalk Pastel –  warm / cool colours
  • Tree – painting technique

(Spring Blossoms: Tulip Tree / Forsythia)

  • Spring Haiku

Birds in a Tree

Concepts:

  • Mixed Media – Bird
  • Critical Literacy – Tree

Wooden Figure Drawing

Concepts:

  • Charcoal
  • Sketch bodies in motion – focus on movement of figures, joints etc.

Falling Back From Space

Concepts:

  • Perspective
  • Adding Detail – hands, feet
  • Diamante Poem

Varmints

Concepts:

  • Charcoal + Sidewalk Chalk (dark + light)
  • Overlap – cartoon alien / animal
  • Living addition (e.g., leaf, flower, seed)

Backpack

Concepts:

  • Sketching a backpack (sharpie)
  • Crosshatching + detailing
  • Tie Dye effect (tissue paper + water)

Tangle Art

Concepts:

  • Design (sharpie – black + white space)
  • see website: tanglepatterns.com