Visual Arts I Syllabuys

Hampshire Unit School 2018-19

Visual Arts I Syllabus

Course Title: Visual Art I                                     Email: kiracurtis@mauryk12.org

Teacher: Kira Curtis                                                    kiraycurtis@gmail.com

Room: 121                                                                    

 

Course Description: This course is designed to explore various forms of 2D and 3D art using the elements and principles of design and various forms of art media.

Course Expectations: students will develop a collection of 2D and 3D artwork and complete a sketchbook. Students will learn a variety of different techniques and processes. Students will use a variety of media to create original works of art.

 

Grading Policy

Projects and assignments = 30%

Participation (daily points) = 50%

Sketchbooks= 20%

 

Grading Scale

A=93-100%          B=85-92%       C=76-84%     D=70-75%     F=0-69%

 

Projects and Assignments:

  • Elements of Art and Principles of Design projects
  • Color Theory
  • Self Portraits
  • Still Life
  • Painting
  • Plaster Masks/ paper mache
  • Clay
  • Ceiling Tile

Elements of Art

Line

Shape

Color

Form

Space

Color

Value

Texture

 

Participation and daily points: Each student will receive 5 daily points for participation each day. These points will add up to 50% of their grade. Each student will start out with the 5 points. Students will lose those points for not participating in projects or lessons and not working on their art during work days.

 

 

Classroom Rules: BE READY. BE RESPECTFUL. BE RESPONSIBLE.

A- aim to do your best.

R- respect your classmates, the teacher, and the art room.

T- trust in yourself and your ability to learn.