Course Description:This is a full year course is designed to build on previously learned skills when creating artwork in the following units of study: Drawing, Painting, and Technology.The objective of the course is for students to refine skills and techniques in drawing and painting; expand experiences with art mediums, techniques, and relatedart history; and to begin to develop your unique style of creating art.
Grading Policy:Daily Participation: 8 pts Student can earn a maximum of 8 points each day.- 0 points: when a student is absent. **The student can make the class times up by working outside of the scheduled class, the "0" grade will be removed and newly earn participation grade will replace the zero.- 1 point: when a student is present but does not participate.- 2 points: when a student participates/works 5 minutes of class- 3 points: when a student participates/works 10 minutes of class- 4 points- when a student participates/works 15 minutes of class, cleans up, puts project away- 5 points: when a student participates/works 20 minutes of class, cleans up, puts project away- 6 points: when a student participates/works 25 minutes of class, cleans up, puts project away- 7 points- when a student participates/works 30 minutes of class, cleans up, puts project away- 8 points- when a student participates/works 35 minutes of class, cleans up, puts project awayProjects: 30 points total Rubrics will be attached to each lesson plan5 pts. Craftsmanship5 pts. Originality and Creativity5 pts. Degree of Difficulty and Effort5 pts. Compositional Design5 pts. Project Specifics and Finishing5 pts. ReflectionLate Work Policy:Based on Daily Participation Grades: 0-Absent; 1pt.-present no participation; 8pts.- 100% effort and participation and puts materials and project away, cleans area- students working consistently (earning 7 and 8 pts daily)and do not finish on time will be given additional time outside of class to complete the assignment.- students with inconsistant effort (earning 1-45 pts daily) will be expected to stay after school to complete the assignment and lose 1 point each school day.- Incomplete projects will not be accepted beyond the end of the quarter.Homework: 10 ptsOcassionally, Students may be expected to do project preparation as a homework assignment. Research for resources; plein air assignment, sketchbook drawingsCritique/Test: 15 ptsGroup or Individual Critiques: A process of objectively looking at artwork's strengths and weaknesses in design composition, meaning, and effectiveness.Extra Credit:Students can turn in an extra credit every other week. *See the extra credit link from my main welcome page.Subject MatterUse common sense and good judgment, as per school appropriate standards determined by your instructor and administrator.Be respectful of copyright infrigement laws.
- Bring a traditional #2 pencil to class every day.
- Arrive to class on time.
- Show respect for others and their work.
- Use equipment and materials responsibly.
- Maintain a high attendance rate- as per the participation grade.
- Keep a positive attitude and put forth effort. Your skill level will show improvements as long as you challenger yourself and put forth effort!
- Live by "the golden rule of the Art Room":