Art 1

Welcome to Art 1!

Week of December 3 - 7

Portrait Drawing. Human body proportional drawing exercises.

Sketches due Friday - 1 of choice / 1 person from head to toe

Week of November 26 - 30

Drawing facial features. Portrait drawing. Sketches due Friday (one of choice / one face of a person)

Week of November 12 - 16

Finish up grid drawings. Begin portrait / facial features exercises. Sketches - 1 due - sketch of face of person (extra credit for real life)

Week of November 5 - 9

Finish cities in 2 point perspective. 

Choose an animal sketch to begin grid drawings!

Sketches - 1 of choice, 1 quick copy of animal sketch

Week of October 29 - November 2

Perspective drawing: room and city

Sketches due Friday - 1 of choice, 1 of object or building in perspective

Week of October 22 - 26

Abstract color wheel painting

Sketches due Friday: One of your choice, one of a portion of your bedroom

Week of October 15 - 19

Magazine Color Wheel / No sketches this week 

No school - Thursday (parent conferences) and Friday (teacher inservice)

Week of October 8 - 12

Perspective Drawing unit

2 sketches due Friday - (1 your choice, 1 name in 1 point perspective)

Week of October 1 - 5

Planet painting - Add words this week.

2 sketches due Friday (1 of your choice, 1 your couch)

Week of Sept 24 - 28

Planet painting - three large spheres, with overlapping

1 sketch of your choice due Wednesday!

No school Thursday or Friday!

Week of Sept 17 - 21

Begin painting - gradual change / monochromatic

Sketches - 1 of your choice / 1 face of an animal

Week of Sept 10 - 14

Optical illusion value art project

Sketches: 1 object with value / 1 of your choice

Week of Sept 4 - 7

Gradual Change and Value Scales / Mountain Scene

Bring in shirt by next week. We will begin painting on the 10th.

Sketches: 1 upside down picture / 1 of your choice


Week of August 27 - 31

7 Elements of Art poster due Tuesday!

No sketches this week!

Wednesday - Friday - CAMP!!!


Week of August 20 - 24

Two sketches in sketchbook due Friday. One from the object box in the classroom, one of your choice. (Sketches should take you about 15 minutes each.)

Please bring the following materials to class by Monday, August 20th. 

  • folder
  • portfolio (this can wait)
  • 2 - #2 Ticonderoga pencils
  • pink eraser
  • 1 large black Sharpie
  • 1 thin black Sharpie
  • apron or large shirt for painting (this can wait)
  • sketchbook