Goals for the Day: Tues. Jan. 8

Ceramics 1 : Molded Bowls and Semester Review

Students will:

ART.VA.III.HS.1 Analyze and describe the formal characteristics of a work of art or design.
1. You will get 20 minutes to proofread your Type 3 writing from yesterday.  Remember that it must have the 3 FCA’s to receive full credit.  Those FCA’s again were:

  • ID 2 best projects (based on design and outcome) and 1 worst (based on process)
  • Use art specific vocabulary (see word list)
  • Be between 125 – 150 words

ART.VA.II.HS.2 Create artwork using materials and techniques with skill so that personal intentions are carried out.
2. With time left over this week you will be finishing the molded bowls, sketchbook assignments, and or reviewing for the semester midterm.  Today we will be talking about the 4 types of clay that are used to build ceramics:

Earthenware

Terra cotta

Stoneware

Porcelain

Weeks 4 (Best/Worst Xmas gift), Week 5 (New Year’s Resolution), Week 6(Favorite Part of Class cartoon) sketchbook assignments will be graded this Friday.

Painting 1: GIF Animations

Students will:

ART.VA.II.HS.2 Create artwork using materials and techniques with skill so that personal intentions are carried out.
1. Review specific aspects of the animation project. This week should be used to paint your multiple layers and take care of any loose ends with your project.  Wednesday we will go over the apps that you can download for taking photos and turning it into an animated loop. (see links section)

ART.VA.V.HS.4 Identify commonalities, differences, and connections between the art disciplines

2. Begin review for semester midterm.  Everything from the first CM till now is fair game, notes can be used but must be in your sketchbook.  Elements and Principles along with Color Theory and Painting Techniques will all be reviewed for the midterm exam, so you might want to seperate your notes accordingly.

Weeks 4 (Best/Worst Xmas gift), Week 5 (New Year’s Resolution), Week 6(Favorite Part of Class cartoon) sketchbook assignments will be graded this Friday.

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