Wed 02/07 | Thurs 02/08
Shape & Space



Last week worked on Project 1 exploring ways to abstract from the subject matter by focusing on the Element of Design Line and the Principle of Organization Emphasis & Focal Point

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This week we start to work on Project 2 exploring the Elements of Design Shape & Space and the Principle of Organization Balance.

Due for This Class

Finalize Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions mounted on Bristol board.
Photograph your artwork with your phone.

Read, Research & Post to Blackboard 3

Design Basics: Shape & Space pps 162 [Nonobjective Shapes] to 173 [end of Positive/Negative Shapes]
After reading Design Basics: Shape | Space complete the sentences answer the questions below and share examples to represent the following:
1. "Our visual perception is dependent on our ability to ______________________________"
2. The general rule of perception states that (all things being equal) our eye tend to read ______________ shapes as ____________ and _____________ shapes as ______________."
3. Share examples of the affirmations in #2.
4. Share an example of Exaggerated Shape or Distortion.
5. Share an example of Distortion and Expression.
6. Share an exampnle of Idealism in Art.
7. Complete the sentence: "Abstraction implies a simplification of _____________________________."
8. Share an example of Biomorphic Shapes.
9. What is Pure Form?
10. Share an example of Curvilinear Shapes.
11. Share an example of Rectilinear Shapes. 12. What are negative shapes?
13. What are positive shapes?
14. Share an example of Isolation of shapes.
15. Share an example of Integration of shapes.
16. Share an example of Emphasis on Integration of shapes.
17. Share an example of Ambiguity.

On your sketchbook or notebook handwrite the definitions for the following words:
Shape, Curvilinear, Rectilinear, Geometric, Organic, Complex Shape, Positive Space, Negative Space, Figure, Ground, Background, Figure/Ground Value Reversal, Subjective, Contrast, Rhythm, Movement, Repetition, Expressive.
You can find some of the definitions under the link Resources/Vocabulary Words.
 

Fill out your Self-Evaluation for the first quarter checking all the items you have done for this class.

Artagain Black Paper (Provided) | 9" x 12" Drawing Paper | 14” x 17” Bristol Board | Sketchbook | HB Pencil | Eraser | Ruler | Scissors | Xacto Knife | Artist Tape | Glue Stick | Rubber Cement



In Class

Attendance

Vocabulary Words 2

Read, Research & Post to Blackboard 3 | Design Basics: Shape & Space

Self-Evaluation First Quarter

Uploading work to E-portfolio and written critique

Project 2 | Black & White Shapes Compositions.

E-portfolio | Project 2 Answer the self-critique questions and write a paragraph about the project based on your answers. Document (scan/photograph) your final artwork and upload to your WordPress.

At Home

Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions

E-portfolio | Project 1 Answer the self-critique questions and write a paragraph about the project based on your answers. Document (scan/photograph) your final artwork and upload to your WordPress.

Project 2 | Black & White Shapes Compositions.

E-portfolio | Project 2 Answer the self-critique questions and write a paragraph about the project based on your answers. Document (scan/photograph) your final artwork and upload to your WordPress.

On your sketchbook or notebook handwrite the definitions for the following words:
Hatching, Cross-hatching, Stippling, Blending, Scribbling, Shaped Value Gradation, Low Key, High Key. Hand write on your sketchbook!!!!
You can find some of the definitions under the link Resources/Vocabulary Words.
 

9" x 12" Drawing Paper | 14” x 17” Bristol Board | Sketchbook | HB Mechanical Pencil | Eraser | Ruler | PITT Pen (Black) | Rubber Cement