Art 7: Units of Study

  • Unit 1:  Drawing

    Students will learn about the following concepts:

    • element of art: line
    • complex contour line drawing
    • gesture drawing
    • sketching
    • magnification
    • drawing from multiple views
    • element of art: value
    • value scale
    • value techniques: blending, hatching, cross-hatching, stippling, curved lines, scumbling, smudging
    • element of art: texture
    • media options: colored pencil, ink, charcoal, marker, chalk pastels

     

    Unit 2:  Ceramics Relief Sculpture

    Students will learn about the following concepts:

    • element of art: space
    • ceramic terminology
    • sculpture/ceramic techniques
    • low/high relief sculpture

     

    Unit 3:  Acrylic Painting

    Students will learn about the following concepts:

    • element of art: color
    • color relationships: primary, secondary, intermediate, analogous, complementary, warm, cool, tint, shade
    • subtractive color wheel
    • color mixing
    • painting techniques: dashes, dots, dabs, cross-hatch, hard-edge, gradation, swirling colors, blending, scraping the techniques