Expectations

art 2 – syllabus and expectations
1. Students shall create original works of art using a variety of media, techniques, processes, and tools.
2. Students shall reflect, evaluate, and respond to works of art during the creative process.
*Create artworks that show deliberate choices in the use of elements of art and principles of design as well as aesthetic concerns
*Produce complex compositions through the use of spatial relationships (e.g., layering, planes, texture, visual tension)
•figure   •portrait   •still life   •architectural studies   •perspectives   •direct observational drawings

*Render contour and gesture drawings as preliminary sketches or as finished products
*Utilize sketchbook to show development of ideas toward a final product
*Communicate ideas that reflect artistic growth by generating multiple solutions to specific visual art problems
*Create a work of art that demonstrates an understanding of visual cultures
*Create work(s) of art from direct observation using wet and dry media
•gradation   •simulated surface qualities   •effects of light/chiaroscuro
*Create works of art in wet and/or dry media to solve color design problems using color theory (e.g., spectral colors, low and high intensity, value, cool and warm, simultaneous contrast, color juxtaposition)
*Create multiple images using a printmaking process (e.g., collagraph, relief, drypoint, silk screen)
*Collaborate with others to create artwork
*Use a transfer method to replicate an image (e.g., decoupage, acetone, tape, glue)
*Use additive and subtractive methods to produce a relief or sculpture in-the-round (e.g., carving, casting, modeling, assemblage)
*Produce artwork using various alternative and traditional techniques and media (e.g., jewelry making, scratch art, paper arts, fiber arts, collage, calligraphy, technology, photography)
*Create a body of artworks that share an underlying visual idea, content, or theme
*Create artwork that is inspired by
•interdisciplinary connections   •art history   •cultures   •careers
*Critique artworks in terms of history, culture, and aesthetic theories (e.g., imitationalism, contextualism, formalism, emotionalism)
*Evaluate the content and manner in which subject matter, symbols, and images are used in the student’s own work and works of others
*Reflect upon the personal, social, and global impact of art (e.g., self, gender, family, community, historical, cultural, environments, visual cultures)
*Communicate ways that the social, physical, natural, and/or economic environments affect visual art and the ways visual art affects these environments (e.g., conservation, recycling, emerging environmental issues)
*Respond to a range of subject matter, symbols, and/or ideas used in communications media
*Participate in the process of exhibiting student artwork (e.g., plan, select, promote, install, attend)
*Assemble a portfolio as a reflection of personal growth (e.g., self-assessment, peer critiques, interviews)
*Reflect upon ways in which art concepts can be projected into lifelong learning experiences in various disciplines

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