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drawing & painting
Drawing and Painting course. Lesson plans, presentations, worksheets, handouts, and examples. Designed for advanced high school students.

WI State Standards:

  • AA Cr11h
    Plan: Formulate original concepts by practice, experimentation, and revision. (planning/experimentation)
  • AA Cr12h
    Make: Create works of art that introduce students to media, care of tools, and basic craftsmanship skills.
    (skills)
  • AA Pr10h
    Develop Meaning: Curate a body of work incorporating personal, historical and contemporary art to communicate one or more points of view.
    (aesthetics / communication)

Prerequisites: Art 2

Course available to: Juniors, and Seniors.

This course is intended to enhance student’s abilities in drawing and painting through experimentation in a variety of media. Students will be encouraged to develop their own personal creative vision, while working on refining their artistic skills through traditional studies.

Students’ experience will include some of the following: pencil, marker, pen and ink, chalk pastels, oil pastels, charcoals, scratchboards, watercolors, acrylics, tempera, and mixed media. The class setting is similar to an art college studio class. All advanced art students are welcome! It is recommended to take Drawing & Painting, along with Advanced Drawing & Painting prior to enrolling in AP Studio.

semester 1 assignments:

drawing formative assignments (practice)

drawing lines

drawing lines

blind drawing

drawing lines

drawing with angles

lines and proportions

proportions

lines and proportions

shading

pen strokes

pen & ink

ink tree drawing

tree ink drawing

charcoal drawing

charcoal drawing

drawing summative assignments

popcorn observational drawing

popcorn drawing

popcorn observational drawing

glass and water

mixed media

mixed media

leaf drawing

leaf drawing

visual diary

visual diary

painting formative assignments (practice)

watercolors

watercolors basics

watercolor landscape

simple landscape

watercolors flower

w/c washes

watercolors flower

flower coloring

watercolors flower

Magnolia w/c

painting summative assignments

watercolors flower

scientific illustration

grisaille painting

grisaille

memory painting

memory painting

surrealistic monsters

Surrealistic monsters

leaf painting

leaf painting

sculpey painting

polymer clay

composition

composition

composition

viewfinder

viewfinder

miniature painting

miniature

semester 2

formative assignments (practice)

painting booklet

hand drawing

hand study

acrylics

painting techniques

oil painting tips

oil painting

still life drawing

still-life study

still life oil pastel

oil pastel study

acrylics

abstract landscape

summative assignments

color scheme painting

sketch book

I'm thankful for...

observational drawing

reversed drawing

Observational drawing

acrylics

abstract: gel+foil

acrylics

closeup: oil pastels

painting with gel medium

gel medium

copy a master

copy a master

Wisconsin essential standards rubric

  no evidence Beginning Emerging Proficient Advanced

AA1 Cr.11
planning & experimentation

Work is not complete and/or does not show the process from specified instructions or there is no evidence. The artwork does not fulfil the task. Steps were not followed. No evidence of careful planning and experimentation. The artwork is lacking the proper planning. Student did not follow all steps of the process and did not demonstrate effort and attention to details. Student followed the process, did accurate planning, experimented with Elements and Principles of Art. Artwork demonstrates effort and attention to details. Artwork demonstrates a careful planning. Work represents an advanced use of given elements and principles of design. Student displayed an outstanding effort in regards to application and understanding of the content. Artwork shows individual style, careful planning, multiple revisions and attention to details.

AA1 Cr.12
skills

Work is not complete and/or does not show the process from specified instructions or there is no evidence. Student somewhat followed the process. Some steps are skipped or incomplete. Work requires major improvement. Student mostly followed the process. Work shows some skills and basic/partial understanding of the process. Student followed the process exactly as the instructions specified. Work shows proper use of skills and techniques. Student followed the process exactly as the instructions specified and, in addition, the piece exhibits evidence of creative experimentation beyond the required task. Craftsmanship and attention to details are flawless.

AA2 Pr.10
aesthetics & communication

The artwork does not comply with the task and instructions, there is no personal involvement in the process or there is no evidence. The artwork communicates little effort and personal emotional involvement in the process. Student tried using elements and principles of art to solve the aesthetic task. Some areas need improvement. Student used elements and principles of art properly and conveyed a clear message. Artwork shows individuality and effort. The artwork displays a clear meaning and style of the assignment. Artwork communicates specific art style or other requirements. The message is clearly communicated. Student went above and beyond in the use of Art Elements and Principles to convey a clear message, showed understanding of the task, and solved the task in the most creative way. Artwork shows individuality and emotion involvement.

GRADING

1. All assignments must be completed on or before the due date.
2. Unfinished artwork is graded as such.
3. If you are absent, it is your responsibility to make up all work. You can sign out art supplies if needed.
4. If your project requires extra time to be completed, you have to make arrangements with me prior the due date. This is your responsibility.
5. Each project has a rubric with specific requirements and guidelines. Follow them.
6. Unless an assignment specifically requires copying, it will be interpreted in the same manner as plagiarism.
7. You are also graded for your in-class studio work.

CLASSROOM RULES

1. Food, drinks, candy, gum are not allowed in the Art rooms. A bottle of WATER is permitted in room 206 (only).
2. Cell phones are not allowed at any time. Phones should be turned off and put away.
3. Be in the room before the bell rings. Dropping your stuff and leaving does not qualify you as being on time.
4. Sit at your assigned seat unless I give you OK to move. That means you do not walk around the room during the class.
5. Talk quietly with students at your table. Do not talk during the instructional time.
6. Draw, paint, etc. on your artwork only!
7. Use materials from your tote-tray only... don't go into other people's trays.
8. You can bring your work home anytime. You are responsible for having it back next day.
9. If you must swear, please do it elsewhere... Thanks.
10. You are responsible for cleaning your work area and the tools that you used.
11. If you are in the Graphics lab, use the printers for the current ART assignments only!!!
12. Encourage your fellow classmates in a positive way... treat them fairly and nicely. This room should be a fun and comfortable place for everyone.