WELCOME TO Collaborative Art!!

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR 10-12 Grade Students

Students in Collaborative Art will explore the creative process within 2D media and 3D techniques. Students will be taught visual awareness and self-discovery through their art as well as collaborating with others to create art.
Emphasis will be placed on demonstrating the use of techniques, creativity, originality, craftsmanship, classroom expectations, and self evaluation. Students will create a blog to showcase and discuss art.

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9-12 ART STANDARDS - developed from the National Art Standards

*Each project created will be assessed on 4 standards. Standard 4B will be assessed at the end of the semester.

S.1. The artist can understand and apply media, techniques, and processes: The artist can use art processes and techniques previously practiced to create a unique work of art that meets project learning targets / goals and expectations. The artist also understands and can demonstrate processes and safety concerns involved for caring for art media / materials as well as utilizing resources and time effectively and efficiently. (project: application of techniques, creativity, process, and working procedures)

S.2. The artist uses knowledge of structures and functions: The artist can organize the components of a work of art into a cohesive and meaningful whole, such as organizational principles, expressive features and functional art to create a finished work of art. (project: use of elem. of art / principles of design and craftsmanship to function as intended)

S.3. The artist understands the visual arts in relation to history and cultures, can make interdisciplinary connections, and engage in 21st cent. skills:
The artist can research a variety of ideas in planning for own individual project. These researched ideas should also be shared within the final project reflection. (project process: research, planning, collaboration, communication, cross curricular connections)

S.4. The artist can reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others: The artist can write an in depth reflection upon the completion of a project incorporating the elem. of art / principles of design, including the following pieces: explanation of the project including the process, research competed, project goals / standards met, and personal reflection of their art as well as art created around them. (project reflection)

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ART BLOG REFLECTION QUESTIONS:

To be completed upon finishing a project.
*Upload a photo of your project to your blog and add a reflection explaining the following questions. For an “A” incorporate the elements of art and / or principles of design within your reflection (How did you use incorporate these?)
  1. Explain your project, what is it? How was it created (the process), with what materials and why did you choose to do this piece?
  2. Prior to creating this piece, what research did you do regarding the technique, process, style, or subject matter? How did this research help you with your ideas for your project?
  3. How did you meet the project learning targets / standards?
  4. What are your personal thoughts about this project; explain what you learned, strengths and areas you could have improved on?
  5. If you were to choose one project that best met the project goals / standards or personal goals; explain what project that would be, who created it and defend why you like it the best.

(Elements of Art include: line, shape, color, value, texture, space, and form. Principals of Design include: balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, and unity.)


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Final Semester Grade and Grading Information:
*Current Grade for each standard will reflect the "Most Recent" score until the end of the semester when they will be figured in together. From there, a final grade will be figured from each standard and then all standards together will make up a "Semester Grade".

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1st SEMESTER:
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PEACE POLE PROJECT:

S.1. The artist can understand and apply media, techniques, and processes: The artist can use art processes and techniques previously practiced to create a unique work of art that meets project learning targets / goals and expectations. The artist also understands and can demonstrate processes and safety concerns involved for caring for art media / materials as well as utilizing resources and time effectively and efficiently. (project: application of techniques, creativity, process, and working procedures)
*The artist can create their own unique peace pole design using the wood-burning process to create designs on a 4x4 post of wood. (own peace pole)

*The artist can collaboratively create unique peace poles to be included in garden spaces around the school. (class peace pole project)

S.2. The artist uses knowledge of structures and functions: The artist can organize the components of a work of art into a cohesive and meaningful whole, such as organizational principles, expressive features and functional art to create a finished work of art. (project: use of elem. of art / principles of design and craftsmanship to function as intended)
*The final peace poles were easy to understand with care and time put into intended burned markings.

S.3. The artist understands the visual arts in relation to history and cultures, can make interdisciplinary connections, and engage in 21st cent. skills:

The artist can research a variety of ideas in planning for own individual project. These researched ideas should also be shared within the final project reflection. (project process: research, planning, collaboration, communication, cross curricular connections)
*The artist practiced wood burning techniques building on skills.
*The artist researched and planned out ideas before wood-burning the final designs.

*The artist collaborated with 5th grade students to help plan designs for wood-burning peace poles for the 5th grade classes and others around the school. (class peace pole project)

S.4. The artist can reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others: The artist can write an in depth reflection upon the completion of a project incorporating the elem. of art / principles of design, including the following pieces: explanation of the project including the process, research competed, project goals / standards met, and personal reflection of their art as well as art created around them. (project reflection)

Resources and examples:


http://www.peacepoleproject.org/
https://www.pinterest.com/rcomer03/peace-poles/?eq=peace&etslf=3240

Process:

*Brainstorm and sketch ideas
*Practice wood-burning
*Prep - wood posts
*Sketch out designs on wood post
*Wood- burn designs
*Optional - painting
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Ceramic Stones ("Rock Rocks"):


S.1. The artist can understand and apply media, techniques, and processes: The artist can use art processes and techniques previously practiced to create a unique work of art that meets project learning targets / goals and expectations. The artist also understands and can demonstrate processes and safety concerns involved for caring for art media / materials as well as utilizing resources and time effectively and efficiently. (project: application of techniques, creativity, process, and working procedures)
*The artist can create a series of ceramic rocks for their own and a series of rocks to be put in the collaborative garden spaces outside the school.
Within the series (6 personal and 6 for the garden space) the artist must also incorporate the following:
*Relief designs (carved / sunken or bas - added clay)
*Finishing with detail using glaze, paint and / or other drawing media on the finished pieces.
*The artist can collaboratively create unique rocks to be included in garden spaces around the school.

S.2. The artist uses knowledge of structures and functions: The artist can organize the components of a work of art into a cohesive and meaningful whole, such as organizational principles, expressive features and functional art to create a finished work of art. (project: use of elem. of art / principles of design and craftsmanship to function as intended)
*The final stones / rocks were easy to understand with care and time put into the creation and glazing of these pieces.

S.3. The artist understands the visual arts in relation to history and cultures, can make interdisciplinary connections, and engage in 21st cent. skills:

The artist can research a variety of ideas in planning for own individual project. These researched ideas should also be shared within the final project reflection. (project process: research, planning, collaboration, communication, cross curricular connections)
*The artist practiced techniques building on skills of ceramics, glazing, painting, and drawing.
*The artist researched and planned out ideas.
*The artist collaborated to create unique rocks to be included in garden spaces around the school.

S.4. The artist can reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others: The artist can write an in depth reflection upon the completion of a project incorporating the elem. of art / principles of design, including the following pieces: explanation of the project including the process, research competed, project goals / standards met, and personal reflection of their art as well as art created around them. (project reflection)

Resources and examples:

What is Relief:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relief
https://www.pinterest.com/rcomer03/painted-rocks/?eq=painted&etslf=17873
https://www.pinterest.com/rcomer03/slab-name-plates/


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Zentangle Bulldog


S.1. The artist can understand and apply media, techniques, and processes: The artist can use art processes and techniques previously practiced to create a unique work of art that meets project learning targets / goals and expectations. The artist also understands and can demonstrate processes and safety concerns involved for caring for art media / materials as well as utilizing resources and time effectively and efficiently. (project: application of techniques, creativity, process, and working procedures)
*The artist can collaboratively design a zentangle bulldog - adding multiple shapes and patterns to a large scale bulldog. This will become an interactive installation for students to be able to add more designs to the piece.

S.2. The artist uses knowledge of structures and functions: The artist can organize the components of a work of art into a cohesive and meaningful whole, such as organizational principles, expressive features and functional art to create a finished work of art. (project: use of elem. of art / principles of design and craftsmanship to function as intended)
*The designs added were carefully planned out and executed incorporating texture / pattern, space, shapes, and lines.

S.3. The artist understands the visual arts in relation to history and cultures, can make interdisciplinary connections, and engage in 21st cent. skills:

The artist can research a variety of ideas in planning for own individual project. These researched ideas should also be shared within the final project reflection. (project process: research, planning, collaboration, communication, cross curricular connections)
*The artist helped to collaborate on a bulldog design to be the outline.
*The artist researched and planned out ideas for the zentangle patterns.
*The artist collaborated to create a beginning bulldog zentangle design for others to add more patterns . / designs.

S.4. The artist can reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others: The artist can write an in depth reflection upon the completion of a project incorporating the elem. of art / principles of design, including the following pieces: explanation of the project including the process, research competed, project goals / standards met, and personal reflection of their art as well as art created around them. (project reflection)

Resources and examples:

Zentangle:

https://www.pinterest.com/rcomer03/zentangle/?eq=zentangle&etslf=7291
https://www.pinterest.com/rcomer03/zentangle-watercolor/?eq=zentangle&etslf=4542
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Intarsia Bulldog


S.1. The artist can understand and apply media, techniques, and processes: The artist can use art processes and techniques previously practiced to create a unique work of art that meets project learning targets / goals and expectations. The artist also understands and can demonstrate processes and safety concerns involved for caring for art media / materials as well as utilizing resources and time effectively and efficiently. (project: application of techniques, creativity, process, and working procedures)
*The artist can collaboratively design a intarsia bulldog - using a variety of wood pieces. The artist understands the process of creating the pieces of wood to fit together.

S.2. The artist uses knowledge of structures and functions: The artist can organize the components of a work of art into a cohesive and meaningful whole, such as organizational principles, expressive features and functional art to create a finished work of art. (project: use of elem. of art / principles of design and craftsmanship to function as intended)
*The final project was smoothed with all pieces fitting together well.

S.3. The artist understands the visual arts in relation to history and cultures, can make interdisciplinary connections, and engage in 21st cent. skills:

The artist can research a variety of ideas in planning for own individual project. These researched ideas should also be shared within the final project reflection. (project process: research, planning, collaboration, communication, cross curricular connections)
*The artist helped to collaborate on a bulldog design for the intarsia.
*The artist collaborated to create the pieces and sand the wood smooth so all pieces would fit together.

S.4. The artist can reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others: The artist can write an in depth reflection upon the completion of a project incorporating the elem. of art / principles of design, including the following pieces: explanation of the project including the process, research competed, project goals / standards met, and personal reflection of their art as well as art created around them. (project reflection)

Resources and examples:

Intarsia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intarsia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wky4YgPFrro

Intarsia:
https://www.pinterest.com/rcomer03/intarsia/?eq=intarsia&etslf=NaN

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Sculptural Totem - Individual and group project:

*The artist can demonstrate knowledge of the process of clay by creating a clay totem sculpture of their own (min. 2ft.) and one component for a group sculpture to install in a garden space. The beginning form will be based off of a cylinder for the center but must be more complex with clay added or taken away to create a sculptural form that incorporates a unique texture.


Question to think about... Do you want your pieces to match and we want these to have a theme or match for the group one??

Standards / Learning Targets:

S.1. The artist can understand and apply media, techniques, and processes: The artist can use art processes and techniques previously practiced to create a unique work of art that meets project learning targets / goals and expectations. The artist also understands and can demonstrate processes and safety concerns involved for caring for art media / materials as well as utilizing resources and time effectively and efficiently. (project: application of techniques, creativity, process, and working procedures)

*The artist can demonstrate knowledge of the process of clay by creating a clay totem sculpture of their own (min. 2ft.) and one component for a group sculpture to install in a garden space. The beginning form will be based off of a cylinder for the center but must be more complex with clay added or taken away to create a sculptural form that incorporates a unique texture.

S.2. The artist uses knowledge of structures and functions: The artist can organize the components of a work of art into a cohesive and meaningful whole, such as organizational principles, expressive features and functional art to create a finished work of art. (project: use of elem. of art / principles of design and craftsmanship to function as intended)

*Overall good craftsmanship was evident in the design of this piece as it was well put together and finished as intended. The final piece was glazed to withstand weathering outdoors.


S.3. The artist understands the visual arts in relation to history and cultures, can make interdisciplinary connections, and engage in 21st cent. skills:


*The artist can research a variety of ideas in planning for own individual project. These researched ideas should also be shared within the final project reflection. (project process: research, planning, collaboration, communication, cross curricular connections)

*The artist helped to collaborate on a class totem pole structure.

S.4. The artist can reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others: The artist can write an in depth reflection upon the completion of a project incorporating the elem. of art / principles of design, including the following pieces: explanation of the project including the process, research competed, project goals / standards met, and personal reflection of their art as well as art created around them. (project reflection)



Pinterest Link:
https://www.pinterest.com/rcomer03/sculptural-garden-ideas/

https://www.pinterest.com/rcomer03/totem-poles/?eq=totem&etslf=NaN
https://www.pinterest.com/rcomer03/clay-totem/?eq=totem&etslf=NaN