3 – expectations

art 3 – syllabus and expectations

*Create artworks that show intentional and expressive 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 with expressive intent as preliminary sketches or as finished products
*Utilize sketchbook
•to show development of ideas toward a final product
•to collect and develop observations, thoughts, examples, knowledge through written notations and drawn renderings
*Communicate ideas that create a statement and reflect artistic growth by generating multiple solutions to specific visual art problems
*Create works of art that display or exhibit the impact of visual cultures on art production (e.g., origins, social commentaries)
*Create complex works of art using wet, dry, and/or mixed media
•direct observation   •effects of light/chiaroscuro   •abstract (e.g., macro, micro, elongation, fragmentation, distortion)   •additive and subtractive methods to produce 2-D works
*Create works of art using color to express emotion, mood, and/or atmospheric effects
*Create images using a printmaking process with multiple colors (e.g., reductive prints, digital prints, monoprint, collagraph, relief, drypoint, silk screen)
*Collaborate with others to create artwork relevant to visual art experiences beneficial to school or community
*Use a transfer method to create original works from replicated images that exhibit depth through layering (e.g., acetone, decoupage, tape, glue, digital)
*Use additive and subtractive methods to produce a relief or sculpture in-the-round (e.g., carving, casting, modeling, assemblage using alternative materials)
*Produce 2-D and/or 3-D 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 concentrates on an underlying visual idea, content, or theme and shows artistic maturation
*Create artwork that is influenced by interdisciplinary connections, art history, cultures, and/or 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 social, physical, natural, and/or economic environments affect visual art and 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 presentation and exhibition of student artwork (e.g., plan, select, prepare, promote, install, attend)
*Assemble a portfolio as a reflection of personal growth that exhibits a breadth of media (e.g., self-assessment, peer critiques, interviews, digital)
*Reflect upon ways in which art concepts can be projected into lifelong learning experiences in various disciplines

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