The students will identify the processes artists use to create works of art, by using their analysis of series, rough sketches, cropping, grid, and scaling.
Learning Goal 2:
The students will demonstrate the understanding of various techniques using the medium of charcoal to render value.
Learning Goal 3:
The students will describe personal responses to the visual qualities of their own project, and their peer’s projects.
Learning Goal 4:
The student will be able to inform others of how to use the 4 elements of shading: highlight, shade, shadow, and reflected light and show their understanding by correctly using these elements in their composition.
The teacher will demonstrate how to crop, grid, and identify a scale of a picture the students have taken of themselves.
The students will grid both their picture and a final piece of paper scaling it up to the appropriate size.
The students will transfer their self portrait with charcoal to create a final composition.
The will create a final composition of a self portrait in charcoal. National Core Arts Standards and/or National Visual Arts Standards Covered: Visual Communication and Production
AII.1 The students will expand the use of a process art portfolio to include preliminary sketches, completed work, critical writings, and class notes.
AII.10 The student will use drawing media and processes to plan for and create works of art.
Analysis, Evaluation, and Critique
AII.18 The student will use constructive critical approaches to critique (formative, peer-to-peer, self-reflective, summative).
AII.20 The student will describe aesthetic qualities found in works of art.