• 8th Grade: Modern Art & Design
  • Welcome to 8th Grade's Modern Art & Design page!
     
    Please navigate below find course information, events, assignments, and due dates.
     
     
    Course Description:
    This eighteen week course is an extension of elementary art concepts, skills and prior experiences. The studio units focused upon include advanced intermediate skills and concepts in drawing, painting, commercial art, architecture, crafts, and animation. In Art History, students will study the artistic styles that were developed beginning in 1915 until the end of the twentieth century. A variety of art movements and artists will be explored. Students will further develop knowledge and skills related to the disciplines of Art Criticism, Aesthetics and Philosophy, through various activities including critiques, class discussions, reflections, and writings.
     
     
    Current Assignments:
     
     
Students Select Imagery for Collage
  • 8th Grade Art – Tentative Calendar

    1st Month:

    Week 1

     

    Intro &

    Sketchbook

    Week 2

     

    Inspired Artwork

    Week 3

     

    Inspired Artwork

    Week 4

     

    Inspired Artwork

    *Due*

    2nd Month:

    Week 1

     

    Planning & Construction:

    Functional Ceramics

    Week 2

     

    Functional Ceramics

     

    Week 3

     

    Functional Ceramics

    Week 4

     

    Functional Ceramics

    *Due for Bisque Fire* 

    3rd Month:

    Week 1

     

    Inspired Function:

    Ceramic construction

    *Due for Bisque Fire* 

     

    Week 2

     

    Dada Collage

     
     

    Week 3

     

    Dada Collage 

     
     
     

    Week 4

     

    Dada Collage

    *Due* 

    4th Month:

    Week 1

     

    Inspired Function:

    Glazing

    Week 2

     

    Inspired Function:

    Glazing
     
    *Due for Glaze Fire*

    Week 3

     

    Mail Art
         &
    Open Studio

    Week 4

     

    Mail Art
         &
    Open Studio
     

    5th Month:

    Week 1

      

    Mail Art
         &
    Open Studio

    Week 2

     

    Mail Art
         &
    Open Studio

    Week 3

     

    End of Course
     

    Week 4

     

     

     

     

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