Thursday, September 29, 2011

Spectrum Art 1 Lesson for Sept 29


SPECTRUM HOMESCHOOL COMMUNITY
Art 1 Lesson Plans September 29, 2011

PRE CLASS: students present work done over the week for instructor’s critique.

OUR INSPIRATION FOR TODAY: Galatians 6:9, “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Why do we want to do art or writing, or sports or anything else for that matter?  As people who love and obey God we want to serve him and so we want to be able to serve those people he loves. He gives us opportunities to do good to his children as a way to show our love to him. There are many ways to use art to do good to others, think of ways to use art to do good. Go for it and you will be blessed.

INSTRUCTION AND DEMONSTRATION ON TECHNIQUE:   We will discuss how to place several objects in a composition for effect and interest we will use autumn leaves to compose a picture.

WARM UPS: 1. cubes shading each side differently. 2. swirly clouds relax your wrist  3. Gassy waves. 4. Scribbling to make a salamander.

QUICK DRAW CHALLENGE: (a freeing up exercise). The students will choose a random object and we will draw it in 5 minutes.

CLASS PROJECTS: 1. leaves, putting in practice the demonstration on arraigning several objects in a picture. 2. A face from a magazine. 3. Angel figurine.

TAKE HOME SKILLBUILDERS: How to draw a lighthouse.

LONG TERM PROJECT: “The mystery of the lost heirloom.”  This week do pages 7-8-9. For page 7 Write “I always kept the_________, (The object that is your family treasure) in a _______ (describe where you keep it), a trunk or under your bed, or in a box, or in a sock, or some goofy place to hide something.  For page 8 Draw a fantastic map of your world make mountains cities deserts forest jungles oceans towns roads rivers, look at a map of the world for ideas.  Write “We were going to a far city called (create a name of a city) draw it on the map it will take many days.”
For page 9 Write, “We were going to travel with other travelers in a caravan for safety.” Draw a picture of the caravan make it a lot of wagons (Or what ever you use to travel) lots of people (Or what every your avatar are) have the caravan winding trough tall mountains. Draw those things that are dangerous hiding in the mountains. Maybe lions or bandits or trolls, snakes  or enemies whatever your danger is
WARNING: You are up to 9 pages. Do not get behind on this- last year those who did never caught up!


(c)Adron Dozat

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