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Sketch Book Art 1
Analyzing A Painting
Elements of Art
Principles of Design
Form and Contour Line
Positive -Negative Lesson
Value as in Black and White
Value Lesson-Black and White
Still Life Project
Color & Value as in Color
Color Lesson Plan
Paul Klee - Fantastic Child Artist
ttern and Repetition
Decoration Vs. Design
the Illusion of Depth
Illusion of Depth Lesson Plan
Van Gogh Landscape, Line & Marks
Art Nouveau-Organic Design&Pattern
Multi Media Assemblage & Fibre Art
Mixed Media Lesson Plan
Cubism, Fragmentation,Abstraction - Lesson Plan
Texture and Pattern
Pattern and Fish, Texture and Fish
Unit One-Process Page-Thumbnails
We work from thumbnails. Thumbnails are visual thinking. A way to capture your ideas
How to do one
1st Grab a concept, idea, image
2nd write them down as you think of them if you wish.
, you can draw them down.
Either, after writing or as you think of them. The idea is to make the concept
a) Concept, idea, Image- what does this mean?
What am I trying to say? What is my over all intention? What is the question or what is the answer to the question? What did I see?
b) Thumbnail- a small drawing 2 to 4 inches, no detail, just shape or form, just idea.
Some questions that must be confronted
* How will I do this?
* What can I get done in the time I have?
Write these things down.
After finishing your piece
Evaluation or assessment of
a) What was accomplished?
b) What changed and why
c) What should have changed and why
D) Does it work,
E) What does it say, did I do what I sat out to do, what was intended
f) What does not work but I left in because?
Thumbnails are a Prerequisite!!
Pieces are not complete without the above attached to each piece on the back.
Below are typical thumbnails. Answer the questions at each picture.
A Chair, What is going on in this drawing?
This is an assignment.
1) can you tell what the assignment is?
2) Define the changes.
3) which one works the best food you and why?
These are artist thumbs.
1) what do you see?
2) Describe what you think the artist's thought processes were in each thumb.
SO again, Same questions as above. and which one works for you? justify
Key concept- working with thumbnails 4/1/3
a) learn how to use thumbnails
a) intro and demo (answering the questions above)
b) Take a picture
** Thumbnails to be done in sketchbook Sizing at 2x4 or 4x4
c) Complete 4 thumbnails of the picture. Remember no details. You are thinking like the artist.
changes in your thumbs might be using one of the following - perception, composition, meaning, statement, color, value
d) take one thumbnail that you
e) DO 3 thumbs changing and analyzing it until you have a new picture.
b) depth of changes
c) self challenge, ex. use of color, concept change
e) Thumbs done correctly
Lesson Plan 2
Key Concept- handling details and changes
( Pictures might be cut outs of 1920
a) find the details in your chosen thumbnail
b) complete thumbs of 3 or 4 of the details
example, a door, what would the details be.
c) Start your drawing Lightly sketching in the concept.
d) Find a problem or seek a change.
e) Work the change out using 3 thumbnails. That change might be composition, a color, a form.
f) Complete the picture.
Materials- paper, pencils, pastels
b) Complete each step
c) Make notations
d) Complete picture
help on how to format text
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