(Scuba diving on a ship wreck in Bonaire)
Norman Rockwell Four Freedoms Project Guidelines
Presentations on Monday, April 30th!
Acrylic Painting & Color Theory Videos shown in class:
Artist's Color Wheel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAc4AjSXMX0
Shade, Tone & Tint: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0Wod-Nle2E
Color Temperature: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGSsbt2GwsU
Grid Drawing reference video:
Watercolor Technique video shown in class
JOURNAL CHECK FRIDAY, MARCH 30th!
All journal prompts should fill the page, have details, background, & color/shading
Minimum number of total completed journal prompts (including the ones from the first sketchbook check) for this journal check:
6th grade = 9 (1 each week)
7th grade = 12 (about 1.5 each week)
8th grade = 18 (2 per week)
Journal prompt options for the second journal prompt check:
Imagine your inner critic as a monster. Draw yourself vanquishing it
Create a drawing about the last time you traveled
Live in the moment. Draw whatever is on your mind.
Write down 5 of your core beliefs, choose 1 and illustrate it
List characteristics of a person who is inspirational to you, let those characteristics inspire your journal drawing
Write a compliment to yourself about something you have accomplished recently, draw a page based on that compliment.
Draw a chicken skydiving
Draw a Poptart at a disco dance party
Draw a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on vacation
Worm's Eye View - draw your choice of subject matter from a worm's point of view - from below looking up at the subject.
Control Freak - draw a video game controller in action.
Animal Portrait - draw a realistic picture of your favorite animal and its environment
Illustrate your favorite moment from the past week
Think about something in your everyday life that you take for granted, and devote your art journal page to it.
Journal (draw) about things that make you laugh out loud.
Journal prompt options from the first journal check in case you haven't been working dilligently during daily journal prompt time and have some catching up to do:
Person with fruit for hair
Flamingo doing ballet
Shoe with something other than a foot inside
Fish swimming in something other than water
Yourself with super power
Cat playing sports
Combine two animals to create a new one
Alien driving a car
Your name as an animal
Reinvent your favorite team’s logo
Moon fighting the sun over a sandwich
Remember to keep all worksheets & artwork in your portfolio folder until the end of the semester! Prizes given for those who stay organized and keep up with all their paperwork - the more you keep, the more you may win! ;)
Sketchbooks needed as soon as possible!
Purchase or Create using copy paper stapled or put into 3-ring binder/folder
- Must be at least 8.5x11" (if you want to use a smaller one, you will need to complete 2 pages for each sketchbook assignments given)
- Must have blank, unlined pages
- May be purchased anywhere art supplies are sold (Walmart, Target, Michaels, etc.)
- If not purchased, may use copy paper in a folder or small binder or staple some together and create a cover page
Color Theory Resources:
(Underwater Pumpkin Carving event at Dive GA Quarry)