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Art Class Survey in Google Classroom

Art Class Survey

This is an end of the quarter survey to give me information about your experience in Art class and will not be part of your grade. Knowing more about your experience in Art class during remote learning this quarter will help me be a better teacher for next quarter. Please be honest with yourself and with me as you think about each question and write your answer. THANK YOU!

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1 Point Perspective Drawing of Building in Google Classroom

1 Point Perspective Drawing of Building

You will be creating a landscape drawing using 1 point perspective. I have attached the video we used in class to start our drawing. Please watch it again and refer to it as you create your artwork. Here are the steps I would like you to use to draw your landscape.

1. Using a PENCIL draw a horizon line across your paper.
2. Put a vanishing point on the horizon line.
3. Draw a rectangle below the horizon line for the front of your building.
4. Draw a dotted line from the top corner of your rectangle to the vanishing point using a ruler or straight edge of a book or folder.
5. Draw a dotted line from the bottom corner of your rectangle to the vanishing point.
6. Draw the side of the building by adding a vertical line which is parallel to the front of the building and stops and starts on the dotted lines.
7. Erase your dotted lines and add doors, windows and any other details you would like to your building.
8. Add a sidewalk and road to your drawing.
9. You may add more than one building and also add color and additional items along the road, in the sky or on the building.
10. When your drawing is complete, please turn it in to my Art Google Classroom by Friday, October 30. Thank you!

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Hallway in 1 Point Perspective in Google Classroom

Hallway in 1 Point Perspective

1. Get a piece paper, pencil, and a straight edge or ruler.
2. Watch the video and pay close attention to how the teacher is creating the hallway like I demonstrated to you in class.
3. Make sure that you add the floor, ceiling, walls and picture frames in your drawing.
4. When all your lines are drawn, go back and add color to your artwork.
5. Please turn in your finished drawing by Friday, October 30.

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3 Dimensional Mask  in Google Classroom

3 Dimensional Mask

Masks are used for many different purposes such as protection, as part of a costume, and for special celebrations. We are creating masks out of materials we have in our homes and might be normally thrown away. Materials such as cereal boxes, plastic containers, paper towel or toilet paper rolls and any other things that you may find around your home. Your mask may be a character that you know or you may just use your materials to build an interesting face. Please take a picture to turn in of you holding the mask up to your face! Your mask is due on Friday, October 23. I have attached the video we watched in class about different kids of masks so that you may watch it again if you would like.
Be creative and have fun building an interesting Artwork!

1. Gather your materials. You will need cardboard, scissors, glue or tape and whatever other materials you can find around your house to add to your mask.

2. Decide on the shape of your mask and then cut it out of the cardboard. It can be symmetrical (the same on both sides OR asymmetrical (not the same on both sides) Your mask should be as LARGE AS YOUR HEAD!

3. You may cut holes for the eyes and mouth or you may use objects or cardboard to glue on to your mask to create eyes and a mouth. You get to decide what other features you would like to add to your mask such as hair or eyebrows of ears. It is up to you what facial features you create!

4. Add interesting objects to your mask from around your home. You can also use markers, paint or any other colored art supplies you may have to add color to your mask.

5. When your mask is finished, please take a picture of yourself wearing the mask. You may need help with this since you will be holding the mask up to your face! I am excited to see all your different ideas and the materials you found to add to your masks!!

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 Please write at least 3 sentences telling me the name of your mask and a description of it's personality. in Google Classroom

Please write at least 3 sentences telling me the name of your mask and a description of it's personality.

Please write at least 3 sentences telling me the name of your mask and a description of it's personality.

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What materials have you collected to use to create your mask?  in Google Classroom

What materials have you collected to use to create your mask?

Please answer the question and list at least five items.

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What Art assignments have you not handed in this quarter? in Google Classroom

What Art assignments have you not handed in this quarter?

Please check your missing assignments in my Google Classroom and list them.

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Organic Salt Dough Sculpture in Google Classroom

Organic Salt Dough Sculpture

Organic means natural. You are going to create a sculpture using natural materials and shapes and forms that are found in nature. Organic sculptures may have rounded edges rather than straight, exact corners which are found in geometric shapes. You may be inspired to create something that you see in nature or you may create something that looks like it belongs in a natural environment. Here are the steps to creating your Organic sculpture.

1. Mix Salt dough in a large bowl using: 1/2 Cup of Salt, 1 Cup of flour and 3/4 Cup of water.
2. Knead your dough together until it is stiff and you can handle it well. If it is sticky you can add a little more flour to dry it out.
3. Model your sculpture into into an Organic form. You can use your hands as tools and you may also use kitchen utensils to help you cut or carve your sculpture. Your sculpture may have holes in it but it must be able to stand up on its own.
5. When you are done, put your sculpture somewhere safe to dry out for a couple of days.
6. Decide on a name for your sculpture and create a label for it.
6. Take a picture of your sculpture with the label and hand it in to my Art Google Classroom by Friday, October 15, 2020.

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Geometric Paper Sculpture in Google Classroom

Geometric Paper Sculpture

For our second Sculpture this week we are using paper to fold and bend geometric forms like cylinders, cones, cubes, rectangular prisms and triangular prisms. I demonstrated how to do this in class with pieces of paper, tape and scissors. You do not need to put tops or bottoms on your forms but you may if you want to. To create your sculpture you need to make 6 forms and then tape them together so that they stand up by themselves. You should experiment with putting them together in different ways before you decide how you want your final sculpture to look. Take a look at some of the artwork I attached to this assignment to get some ideas!
Here are the steps to making your geometric paper sculpture...

1. Get paper, tape and scissors
2. Fold and bend your papers to create 6 Geometric forms like cylinders, cubes, rectangular prisms, triangular prisms and cones. You may have more than one of the same form as part of your sculpture. For example, you may use 2 cones or 3 cylinders.
3. Once you have made your 6 forms, play with them and decide how you want to tape them together in an interesting way so that the sculpture stands up by itself. You can tape the sculpture onto a piece of cardboard or paper so that it does not fall over.
4. Decide on a name or title for your sculpture and put it on a label next to your sculpture.
5. Take a picture of your geometric paper sculpture with the label next to it and turn it into my Art Google Classroom by Friday, October 16.

Have fun building your forms! I can't wait to see your creative sculptures!

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Tinfoil Sculpture in Google Classroom

Tinfoil Sculpture

1. Watch the video on how to create a figure out of tinfoil.
2. Gather some tinfoil, tape, scissors and cardboard. If you do not have tinfoil, you can use paper but tinfoil works better because you can bend it.
3. Create your figure out of tinfoil and bend it so that it looks like it is moving. It may be dancing or playing a sport or doing a job. It should not be just standing still.
4. When your sculpture is done you should tape it onto a piece of cardboard.
5. You may create a shadow on your cardboard by shining a light on your tinfoil sculpture and then tracing the shadow and coloring it black. This step is optional.
6. Take a picture of your sculpture and turn it into Google Classroom by Friday, October 9.

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Animal Sculpture out of Tinfoil in Google Classroom

Animal Sculpture out of Tinfoil

1. Decide on an animal that you would like to create.
2. Use tinfoil and another material to build your animal. You may use any other materials you have at home. Some ideas of other materials you may have at home that you could use along with your your tinfoil are paper, fabric, paper clips, screws, toothpicks, cotton balls, wire, string and cardboard.
3. When your animal is done, put a label next to it with the name of the animal on it so that I know what it is.
4. Please take a picture of your animal and the label with the name of the animal and submit it to my Art Google Classroom.
5 Be creative and have fun!! Thank you!

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What are four ways that are discussed in the video, in which artists create sculpture? in Google Classroom

What are four ways that are discussed in the video, in which artists create sculpture?

Please list your 4 answers or put them into a sentence.

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Silhouette with Heritage Symbols in Google Classroom

Silhouette with Heritage Symbols

1. Draw the silhouette of your head on two pieces of paper that are taped together. The outline of your head may be from the front or from the side (profile). You are only drawing the outline of your head. You may use a flashlight to create a shadow of your head the way I demonstrated in class or if you do not have someone to help you, you may look at yourself in the mirror and draw the shape of your head. The drawing of your head should be very large on your paper.

2. Answer the question in Google classroom about the 10 ideas you are going to draw in your head silhouette about your Heritage and Culture.You may include ideas about things that you like also.

3. Draw the pictures of your 10 ideas inside your head silhouette and color them. The entire inside of the head should be colored and filled with pictures. You may use some words but you should also have pictures. There should be no blank space inside the head. You may leave the background space around your head white. Look at the examples that I attached so that you can see some some ideas. Your finished artwork is due by 3:00 pm on Friday, October 2.
Thank you for giving me your best work, 7th grade artists!

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What 10 ideas for symbols that you will be putting inside your silhouette?  in Google Classroom

What 10 ideas for symbols that you will be putting inside your silhouette?

Please make a list of 10 ideas for symbols that you will be putting inside your silhouette. These ideas should be things that represent your heritage and culture ( traditions, food, clothing, religion, language, art, music, dance, family celebrations) You may list the words for these ideas or write them in a sentence. Please include 10 ideas.
Thank you!

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Add Color to Mexican Sun Design in Google Classroom

Add Color to Mexican Sun Design

We will be using Cool Colors (Blues, Greens and Purples) and Warm Colors (Reds, Oranges and Yellows) for our sun designs. You will have to decide whether you want to use cool colors on the sun and warm colors in the background OR warm colors on the sun and cool colors in the background. It is up to you which way that you want to do it but you need to make the decision BEFORE you begin to color.

1. Look at the sun design that you drew and outlined in black marker. Decide whether you will be using using warm or cool colors for the sun. You can look at the examples that I have attached below.
2. Begin adding color to the sun with the supplies that you have (markers, paint, crayons, colored pencil). Use good craftsmanship as you color by filling in all the white spaces and coloring in one direction.
2. When you are done coloring the sun, add the warm or cool colors to the background so that the whole background is filled in.
3. When you are finished, take a picture of your final sun design and turn it in to this Google Art Classroom by 3:00pm on Friday, September 25.
Thank you and enjoy creating your uniques sun designs!

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Mexican Sun Design- Black Outline Only in Google Classroom

Mexican Sun Design- Black Outline Only

The Aztecs lived in Mexico from around 1300-1500 AD. They worshiped the sun because it provided life to all people. Sun symbols are found in many Aztec designs and are still found today in Mexican Art. Ceramic artists from Metepec, Mexico create bright, colorful sun artwork out of clay. We are drawing sun designs with layers of patterns and faces that express an emotion. Here are the directions for the first part of your sun design.

1. Research the internet for ideas on different Mexican Sun design ideas. Notice the various colors, shapes and patterns that artists use.
2. Using a pencil, so that you can erase as you work, draw your own unique sun design which is as large as your paper. Your design should have at least 5 layers of patterns surrounding the face. Each pattern should be different. For example, you may start with triangles surrounding the circle and then add another layer of circles or squares. As you create the patterns, they may become very detailed.
3. Add the features of the face to your sun. You should include eyes, a nose, and a mouth. You may add other features if you wish. Your sun should show a specific emotion through the way that you draw the features.
4. When your drawing is finished, outline the pencil lines with a black marker. DO NOT COLOR IT YET!
5. Take a picture of your design and turn it in to my Google Art Classroom by Wednesday at 3pm.

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ADD COLOR to your 2 Contour Line Drawings in Google Classroom

ADD COLOR to your 2 Contour Line Drawings

1. Use colored pencils or crayons or paint to add color to both of the drawings you did of your object. Look at your object again and observe where there are changes in value (Light and Dark areas).

2. When you are finished adding color to both of your drawings please take a picture of your work with your chromebook and upload the picture to this Google Art Classroom.

3.PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL ME A PICTURE. ALL WORK NEEDS TO BE TURNED IN TO THIS GOOGLE CLASSRROM.

Thank you! You are awesome and amazing 7th grade artists!

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2 Contour Line Drawings in Google Classroom

2 Contour Line Drawings

1. Choose one of your favorite objects and set it on a table in front of you.
2. Fold a piece of paper in half.
3. On the top half of the piece of paper, draw the object in front of you exactly the way it looks.
4. Draw only draw the lines that you see. You do not need to add shading.
5. Label this drawing "Contour Line Drawing of a _____________"
6. On the bottom half of the paper, draw the same object without looking at your paper. Try not to pick up your pencil while you are drawing and do not look at your paper. Look only at the object you are drawing.
7. Label this drawing " Blind Contour Drawing"
8 Take a picture of your drawing paper with the two drawings on it and turn in to this Google Classroom by Tuesday, September 15th at 3pm.

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Interactive Sketchbook in Google Classroom

Interactive Sketchbook

Complete the pages in your interactive sketchbook by uploading your own drawings or adding photographs. Where there are directions to write things please use complete sentences. Please complete all 6 pages in your sketchbook and then turn it back in to me on this Google classroom. Be creative and have fun! Thank you for giving me your best!