6th Grade Art Curriculum and Remind notifications

6th GRADE ART
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With Mrs. Peters 

This year art course will be 20 weeks in length, offered every THREE days for an hour long.  


THIS YEAR IN 6TH GRADE YOU CAN LEARN ( depending on the amount of time for each class, individual differences in learning, and the learning pace of the class.)


All of these units and lessons follow the NY State standards for art education.


Safety first!

Why is art education important?

What are my student rights and responsibilities? 

How to make a paper portfolio.

 How to make your own Art book or sketch book,  Learn a modified way of Japanese Stab binding.

 

1)    THE ELEMENT OF ART  LINE: This can be learned in many ways: Drawing large on tissue paper, on metal( tooling or Repoussé) or on a kite.Topics for drawing can be animal symbolism=WILD LINES or ancient greek vases. Who are the following artists: Evard Munch and Thomas Hart Benton


 

2)  THE ELEMENT OF ART: FORM- SCULPTURE:

CERAMIC SCUPTURE: Coil technique. Students will learn the basics of ceramics. The will create a coil container, or an ancient greek vessel.


3)  THE PRINCIPLE OF DESIGN- REPETITION AND PATTERN.

ALSO THE ELEMENT OF ART TEXTURE

Students will create a Weaving: they will create their own loom. They will learn key words: Warp, Weft, Pattern, Repetition. They will study the Navajo Tribe for inspiration. They will learn the basics and history of textiles.


4)    THE ELEMENT OF ART FORM and COLOR –    

PLASTER FOUND OBJECT SCULPTURE

Imaginary Creatures, Masks, or Food


5)  THE ELEMENT OF ART SPACE AND LINE – CUBE TOWN

1- POINT PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

 

 ART HISTORY: You will also be learning about Famous Artists: Evard Munch, Thomas Hart Benton, Ancient Egypt, Claus Oldenburg, . 

Scarf weavings- textile and pattern,Native American Art

Drawing: One point perspective- CUBE TOWN

Ceramic unit- coil method hand building

Wild lines drawing

Imaginary creature plaster sculptures- visual culture. Art in the world today. How to make Millions of dollars by being creative? Who are modern artists and film directors: Walt Disney, Geroge Lucas, Steven Spielburg, PIXAR, Dreamworks, Tim Burton,  and Jim Henson.

Ancient Greek Art, Greek vessels- Ceramic unit and Greek vessels- drawing

Tooling or Repoussé

on aluminum- relief, emboss

Art book binding-  Japanese stab binding method.

Kite making- Ancient art  in Japan

Flower still life drawing and painting** How to sight, contour lines, shapes, colors, Vincent van Gogh- Sunflowers.

School design for calendar- Graphic Design, Font, Text, Composition, size, scale, client, thumbnail sketch, how to plan out a space in a creative way

Ceramic Pinch pot method. Empty bowls- Charity art for Buffalo state college

Complex Initials**- with watercolor and sharpie. Font, serif, san-serif, type

Wire Sculpture: Walk like and Egyptian

Claus Oldenburg- Food sculptures

Egyptian LINES- drawing***