Essential Questions: What conditions, attitudes and behaviors support creativity and innovative thinking? How does art record and communicate the human experience? How does art represent personal expression, exploration, and/or insight? How do people express themselves through art today? How does an artist know when a work or art is finished? What makes some works of art better than others?
I Can: Study ways artist work, think, and develop ideas.
I Will: Create personal artworks and explore different media to create unique works of art.
Human Form (Portrait, Figurative)
Sounds - from Nature, Music, Songs, Rhythms, beats
Time - passage of time - cycles of life
Collection/series – repetition, repeated objects, objects in a series, objects that share something in common, distant vs. close relationships between objects, association.
Car interiors, mechanical parts, tools, technology
Roots (real, metaphorical)
Opposites (Fire & Ice, Mother & Child, etc.)
Squashed, Crumpled, and/or Obscured
Doorways & Windows
Other worlds – underwater, space, extraterrestrial, microscopic, imagination, computer/virtual world.
Approximate Due Dates 3/24 4/3 4/23 5/5 Exam Project Due on Day of Exam
Ways of Working Work in a Series Work on multiple projects at once Plan using thumbnail sketches Let the little things Go Draw the large structures first