8th Grade Syllabus- 18 week rotation
Lettering/Measurement, elements and principles of Design, shading, gesture drawings, pointillism/hatch/crosshatch, one and two point perspective, still life, self-compositiion.
Collage/Art History/Origami Unit:
Georgia O'Keefe- tissue paper collage, Andy Warhol- Pop art, Origami-Tea bag folding.
Painting/Color Theory Unit:
Acrylics- Color wheel and value scale, acrylic painting techniques, acrylic painting, cropping, watercolor techniques and final painting.
Opportunities for Art in Society
Printmaking/graphic design unit:
Linoleum block printing portfolio, Introduction to Graphics-choice of CD cover design or poster.
Writing Across the Curriculum