Art-Grade 2

Duration

10 Months

Prerequisites

Student Must Have Completed Grade 1

Requirements

Students will need the following materials: printer, cell phone or scanner, printer paper, sketchbook, drawing tools, painting tools, scissors, glue, construction paper, household objects, and crafting items.

Course Summary

The Elementary Visual Art suite encourages students to feel confident in their creativity and expression while providing the foundational skills to be successful in a studio environment. Using the Elements of Art and Principles of Design as the framework, students will feel confident in creating their art style. The course explicitly teaches art techniques through modeling and connecting students to master artists. During the creative process, students will apply art vocabulary and procedures, as well as time management and collaborative skills. They will use their observational skills, prior knowledge, and art critique skills to reflect on and interpret works of art.

MAJOR TOPICS AND CONCEPTS

  • Elements of Art: Line, Shape, Color, and Value
  • Master Artists: Jackson Pollock, Horace Pippen, Hokusai, and Charles Porter
  • Art Techniques: Painting, Collage, Watercolor, Printmaking, and Mixed Media
  • Elements of Art: Space, Form, and Texture
  • Master Artists: Claude Monet, Magdalene Odundo, and Robert Wyland
  • Art Techniques: Wax/Oil Resist, Weaving, Pottery/Clay, and Land/Nature Art
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