Art 1 is the foundation course for the high school art program and fulfills the one-credit Fine Arts graduation requirement. Students apply concepts about the elements of art and principles of design through a variety of experiences in learning the language of art. Assignments are designed to build creative problem solving skills through various studio practices in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, crafts and other art disciplines. During this year long course students begin to develop a personal aesthetic as they explore how historical and contemporary artists find and interpret ideas in a culturally diverse world.
All work will be graded not just the final assignment therefore everything must be turned in.
All artwork will be due on a prearranged date which will be posted on the chalkboard. Late work will not receive full credit. (10% reduction per day)
Preliminary exercises, rough drafts, and critiques (10 – 25 points)
Sketchbook assignments (10 points per day)
Clean up and care of art supplies (10 points per week)
Final Assignment includes (100 points) Presentation - neatness and completion Design - evidence of understanding of elements and principles of art and design, Creativity, originality and problem solving skills Studio Skills - art media and techniques, , proper use and care of tools and materials Objectives - meeting established criteria for assignment posted on chalkboard
A = 89.5 – 100, B = 79.5, C = 69.5, D = 59.5, E= 59.5 - 0
Scope and sequence for first Quater
Portfolio cover design
Scope and sequence for second Quater
Collage/ Chalk Pastel
Scope and sequence for third Quater
Assignment Figurative Sculpture
Concept Form/ Realism
Scope and sequence for forth Quater
Four Art styles
Form/ Shading folds
Linoleum block printing
Mid term Exam
Performance based assessment /portfolio review/ written critique based on concepts and techniques taught during the first and second quarters.
Performance based assessment /portfolio review/ written critique based on concepts and techniques taught during the third and fourth quarters.
ART ROOM RULES AND EXPECTATIONS
All students are expected to abide by the Wilde Lake Honor Code at all times and will be held accountable for any violations of the Honor Code with an emphasis on the following points:
1. Promptness to Class - Before the late bell rings you should be in class and ready to work. If you are late for any reason please make sure you have a pass.Sign in and do not disrupt instruction. Tardies will be addressed by following school wide policy.
2. Attendance - All absences will be verified on Aspen. You will be allowedto make up work with an excused absence. This may have to be done after school if you cannot catch up during class time. Extra studio time will be on Wednesdays – 2:15- 3:30PM. Make use of this immediately.
3. Effort – Creating art takes time and perseverance. When in class you must be working on your art, not other subjects or socializing. Quiet talking and movement around the room is part of the relaxed atmosphere of the art studio. However noise levels must remain low. Courtesy and cooperation are of key importance for an effective working environment.
4. Attention –Pay attention to instructions and demonstrations. This is where you learn new techniques and how to apply them to your assignments. At this time refrain from all talking and socializing. If you do not understand ask for clarification.
5. Materials and Supplies- STUDENTS MUST BRING A PENCIL TO EVERY CLASS. Rules and procedures for proper maintenance of art supplies must be followed at all times. These are shared with many students taking art courses. Instructions and rules for health and safety must be observed by all. Please clean up and put away all materials in their proper place. It is essential that the classroom is left clean for the incoming class.
6. School rules – Respect and follow school rules for electronic use, appropriate clothing, food /drink, and language use. Infractions will be handled according to school policy.
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