Contour Personal Still Life Drawing/Watercolor Exploration 2-D Oberon Art Big Idea: This project is to challenge students with the concept of a personal narrative and symbolism as they create 1 final painted and drawn composition based on personal items that represent themselves.
Long Term Learning Target: I can explore, draw and paint a composition of personal objects Procedure:
I will choose 3-5 objects from home symbolizing important people, things, or places in my life that are not valuable or something that my family would not want me to bring to school.
Create a combination of 3-5 of the objects in a composition
Create 4 thumbnail sketches of your objects, emphasizing unity and movement through shape and weighted line. "Zoom in" and crop.
Your teachers will help you to select the best composition to enlarge
Create 1 enlarged drawing of your objects, emphasizing the elements of line, shape and form
Watercolor paint your composition with neutralized color washes using a maximum of 3 colors
Outline your drawing with a fine tip ink pen
Complete reflection, rubric, and upload image (10 pts)
Criteria: 1 marshmallow drawing 3-5 personal objects 4 thumbnail planning sketches- 10 points formative 1 contour line drawn composition on watercolor paper Watercolor painted with 3 neutralized colors Outlined with fine tip ink pen -100 points
Vocabulary: Composition:is the placement or arrangement of visual elements or ingredients in a work of art. Contour drawing:is an artistic technique used in the field of art in which the artist sketches the contour of a subject by drawing lines that result in a drawing that is essentially an outline. Line:is an identifiable path created by a point moving in space. It is one-dimensional and can vary in width, direction, and length. Lines often define the edges of a form. Lines can be horizontal, vertical, or diagonal, straight or curved, thick or thin Shape: is an enclosed space, the boundaries of which are defined by other elements of art (i.e.: lines, colors, values, textures, etc.). Shapes are limited to two dimensions: length and width. Form:is a three-dimensional geometrical figure (i.e.: sphere, cube, cylinder, cone, etc.), as opposed to a shape, which is two-dimensional, or flat. In a broader sense,form, in art, means the whole of a piece's visible elements and the way those elements are united. Still Life:is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, and so on). Neutralized colors:colors that have been blended with brown or black Thumbnail Sketch:a small drawing on paper (usually part of a group) used to explore multiple ideas quickly. Wet on Wet watercolor painting: when you apply water to the paper before painting with watercolor paint Dry Brush watercolor painting:Painting watercolor on a dry paper
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