Visual Art II

OVERVIEW

Ready to continue your artistic journey? In MJ Visual Art II, you will explore artistic themes as you continue to plan, create, and reflect on your own art. You’ll work to grow your artistic skills and will experiment with mediums and techniques you’ve already experienced while learning to use even more! You’ll need to purchase supplies for this class. But don’t worry, you have choices in what you can use.

MAJOR CONCEPTS

Identity

In this module, students are introduced to the principles of art and how to express their creative self. They will explore creating a self-portrait in a medium of their choice using the principles of proportion and balance.

  • Why is art created?
  • Where and when can people experience art?
  • What are the principles of art?
  • How do artists use proportion and balance to convey ideas?
  • How do artists generate ideas for creating art?
  • How do we analyze art?
  • How do artists create unique self-portraits?
  • What mediums can I use to create a self-portrait?
Earth Art

In this module, students learn about earth art. They will explore the idea that art can be created from objects all around, can be temporary, and can be large in scale. The module focuses on the principle of movement.

  • What is movement, and how do artists use it to convey ideas?
  • How can I use my art analysis skills to interpret and discuss a work of art?
  • What is earth art?
  • How can studying art help me develop goals for art I create?
  • How will I create earth art that has natural materials and movement?
  • How does my earth art convey my art process and goal?
Design Art

In this module, students will learn all about design and paper art. They will explore the difference between the principles of pattern and repetition.

  • What is pattern, and how do artists use it to convey ideas?
  • What is repetition, and how do artists use it to convey ideas?
  • How can I use my art analysis skills to interpret and discuss a work of art?
  • What is paper art?
  • How will I create art with flexible materials and pattern or repetition?
  • How does my design art convey my art process and goal?
Pop Art

In this module, students will learn about pop art and how to create digital art. They can use a digital art software of their choice, and there are many opportunities to practice. This module focuses on the principles of rhythm and emphasis.

  • What is rhythm, and how do artists use it to convey ideas?
  • What is emphasis, and how do artists use it to convey ideas?
  • How can I use my art analysis skills to interpret and discuss a work of art?
  • What is digital art?
  • How can studying art help me develop goals for art I create?
  • How will I create art with digital art techniques and rhythm or emphasis?
  • How does my pop art convey my art process and goal?
Global Inspiration

In this module, students will learn about utilitarian objects and art inspiration from around the world. They will learn how about how every artist has their own path. Students will explore the principles of variety and unity and how to use it in their artwork.

    • How do we interpret and talk about art?
    • How do artists use variety to convey ideas?
    • How do artists use unity to convey ideas?
    • How do artists incorporate cultural elements in their art?
    • How are utilitarian objects and artworks similar and different?
    • How can I present my global inspiration art to make it gallery-ready?

Fee Details

Progam Regular
Fee Component  Course Fee
Amount (USD)  $ 150
Description To be paid by the student at the time of Enrollment.

Grade Level

Grade 6, 7, 8

Duration

Semester

Requirements

  • Pencil
  • Sketchbook
  • Mirror
  • Camera or device to take photographs of artwork
  • Natural materials, like leaves, sticks, or rocks
  • Charcoal, pastels, watercolor, or acrylic paint
  • Ruler or straightedge
  • Black and white paper
  • Scissors or art knife
  • Glue or tape
  • Cutting mat or cardboard
  • Flexible material like paper or fabric
  • Digital art software
  • Sticks, toothpicks, straws, or another building object
  • Shells, seeds, or another small object
  • String, glue, or another adhesive

Prerequisites

None

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