Art 1

Welcome to Art 1!

Semester 2:

Week of 2/12 - 2/16

Watercolor unit. Sketches due Friday (one of choice, one of crinkled paper)

Week of 2/5 - 2/9 

Watercolor unit. Sketches due Friday! (one of choice, one creature)

Week of 1/29 - 2/1

Finish disk carvings, due Friday. (Two sketches, one your choice / one bring in something from outdoors and sketch it (ex - a pinecone)

Week of 1/22 - 1/26

Begin plaster disk carving project. Sketches due Friday (one needs to be something outside, one your choice)

Week of 1/15 - 1/19

Balance Paper Project / sketches due Friday

Week of 1/8 - 1/12

Principles of Design / "Balance" Paper Project

Sketches due Friday (one assigned / one your choice)




Week of 12/11 - 12/15

Finish large sphere / verse painting projects. Work on Christmas watercolor cards.

Week of 12/4 - 12/8

Sphere painting projects with lettering

Week of 11/27 - 12/1

Drawing and painting spheres

Week of 11/13 - 11/17

Portrait / profile drawing in partners

Week of 11/6 - 11/10 (No school on Nov 10th)

Grid drawings due Tuesday, beginning of period. 

Begin drawing facial features

Week of 10/30 - 11/3

Grid Drawings!

Week of 10/23 - 10/27

Magazine Collage Color Wheel / Begin Grid drawings

Week of 10/16 - 10/20

City in 2 point perspective

Week of 10/9 - 10/13

Room in 1 pt. perspective / Names in 3D / City in 2 pt. perspective

Week of 9/25 - 29

Finish Analogous / Complementary Abstract Painting

Week of 9/18 - 9/22

Color wheel / Analogous and Complementary Color

Week of 9/11 - 9/15

Must have your paint shirt to paint!!

Painting gradual change from light to dark, monochromatic paintings. 2 sketches due Friday.

Week of 9/4 - 9/8

Focus on value this week, shading from light to dark. Two sketches in sketchbook due Friday.

Week of 8/28 - 9/1

Monday - 7 Elements of Art poster due tomorrow! 

No sketches this week! Enjoy your time at camp!

Please bring the following materials to class: 

  • folder
  • portfolio
  • 2 Ticonderoga pencils
  • 1 large black Sharpie
  • 1 thin black Sharpie
  • apron or large shirt for painting
  • sketchbook


Weekly homework: Two sketches will be due every Friday