Students and parents, welcome to a brand new year at Burke High School! We will learn many new techniques and get to work with a variety of different media in Art 1-2. I am very excited to see my students grow into independent thinkers and problem solvers through the engaging projects we will be creating this year! Please get into the habit of checking this site every Monday so you know what to expect for the week!
Week of 8/22 - Draw a shocking newspaper headline!
Week of 8/29 - Draw something old or decaying.
Week of 9/6 - Draw something that shows emotion with expressive lines.
Week of 9/12 - Draw a composition, realistic or abstract, that demonstrates ASYMMETRICAL BALANCE.
Week of 9/19 - Draw a composition, realistic or abstract, that demonstrates RHYTHM/MOVEMENT.
Week of 9/26 - Artist's choice!
Week of 10/3 - Draw something that shows FORM using shadows, highlights, and lines of perspective.
Week of 10/10 - Artist's choice!
Week of 10/17 - no assignment
Week of 10/24 - Draw a composition that has a variety of VALUES.
Week of 10/31 - Pick a prompt from the bucket.
Week of 11/7 - Draw an object that represents something you are grateful for.
Week of 11/14 - Draw a sphere, cylinder, and cube and shade them.
Week of 11/28 - Draw and shade fabric.
Week of 12/5 - Draw and shade an object with TEXTURE.
Week of 1/23 - Conte techniques
Week of 2/6 - Draw a person doing an action.
Week of 2/21 - Mixed Media techniques
9/2 - Exquisite Corpse
9/15 (odd), 9/19 (even) - Pattern Generator Worksheet
9/22 (odd), 9/23 (even) - Contour shoes
10/20 (odd), 10/21 (even) - Bottle Still Life
10/24 (odd), 10/25 (even) - Shading Worksheet
11/9 (odd), 11/10 (even) - Class Drawing
11/11 (odd), 11/12 (even) - Still Life Worksheet
12/14 (odd), 12/15 (even) - Still Life
1/13 (odd), 1/17 (even) - Time Person of the Year
1/20 (odd), 1/23 (even) - Self Portrait
2/6 (odd), 2/7 (even) - Conte/Charcoal Portraits, reflection
3/1 (odd), 3/2 (even) - Mixed Media Figures, figure drawing practice, reflection