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Middle School


7th Grade

8th Grade

PUBLIC SERVIC POSTERS - Graphic Design

-Examples
-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

FORM - working in 3 Dimensions

-Dale Chihuly's Work
-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

COLOR THEORY

-Examples
-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

CARTHARSIS - Our Life History Scupltures

-Examples
-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

OP ART and VALUE

-Bridget Riley's Work
-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

LAYERING AND EXPLORATION

-Cut Paper Traditions
-Foreground, Midground, Background
-Paper Illustration Examples
-Assignment
-Steps for Assigment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

2 POINT PERSPECTIVE - Design a School

-2 Point Examples
-Architectural Details
-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

1 POINT PERSPECTIVE - Interiors

-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

LINE SHAPE COLOR TEXTURE VALUE CONTRAST REPETITION

-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

BALANCE

-Visual Weight Examples
-Types of Balance
-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

Inspired by a Snowy Day (VALUE)

-Value and Marks
-"Value Crystals" and examples to inspire
-Ice Crystals
-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

Observational Drawing (COLOR & LINE)

-Types of Lines and Contour Examples
-Drawing Cylinders
-2 Ways to Show Space
-Color Vocabulary
-Color Examples (van Gogh)
-Color Wheel Template
-Assignment
-Rubric
-Reflection/Critique
-"What we learned" class discussion

 

 

BUILDING BRIDGES (3D fabrication)

-Examples
-Group Discussion
-Blueprint Worksheet
-Assignment
-Reflection/Critique
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

MONUMENTS and MEMORIALS

-Assignment
-Examples
-Concepts in the Oklahoma City Memorial
-Letter to the Editor (in class)
-Planning Worksheet
-Reflection/Critique
-"What we learned" class discussion

Designing Wallpaper (SHAPE / PATTERN)

-Types of shapes
-Shape Vocabulary
-Examples of wallpaper and fabric
-Assignment
-Opaque, Translucent, Transparent
-Project Example
-Rubric
-"What we learned" class discussion

 

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