Monday, December 17, 2012

Flip Book Animation

We are going to create our own flip book animation on the computer!!
Here are some examples for flip 
book animations.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Monday, November 26, 2012

Glass Blowing


 Dale Chihuly age 71 born in Washington state. American sculptor (glass blower)

GOAL- Create an AWESOME glass looking vessel (Macchia)




Wednesday, October 31, 2012

DRAWING FACES

Facial proportion rules when drawing

1.eyes are directly in the middle of the head
2. nose is half way between eyes and the chin
3. lips are half way between the nose and the chin
4. corners od the lips line up with the center of the pupil
5. ears line up with the eyes and the bottom of the nose
6. you should be able to draw 5 same size eyes across your face
7. female neck comes from the outside corner of the eye
8. Male neck comes from the inner earlobe
CLICK HERE PIMP THE FACE DRAWING SITE

Friday, October 26, 2012

Warm/ Cool, Tint/ Shade face

Warm Colors-  Think of the SUN, FIRE and LAVA







Warm Colors- Think about WATER, SNOW AND ICE, NIGHT


What are TINTS and SHADES?
Shades are when you add black to a color and tints are when you at white to a color.

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Picasso Video

PLEASE BE QUIET AND WATCH THE MOVIE
OUR NEXT PROJECT WILL DEAL WITH PICASSO AND HIS ART WORK

Monday, October 22, 2012

Letter Morph

Letter Morph

 Pick any letter and transform that letter into an animal that starts with the letter of your choice

Ex. "L" changes  into a "LION"

Monday, October 15, 2012

(painting) 10/15/12

Please respond by adding a comment to this blog post for credit. please research the information on the internet.
You must use complete sentences and be as thorough as possible !!!!!!!!!!!

Who created this painting?


What was the date this painting was created?

What is the nationality of the artist and where did they live?

How long did it take to make?

 List 5 fun facts about this painting? (complete sentence)

Use descriptive words to describe this painting in your own words  ex. use of color, texture, depth and how it is visible and subject matter and anything else you can comment on about what you see.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Dia de los Muertos






 Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.


Clay ( sugar ) Skulls
Each student will choose a style of skull to replicate. They may choose a 3d skull or a flat skull.
Materials 
1. clay
2. drawn or printed example of a day of the dead skull they want to replicate
3. canvas or clay board
4. carving tools
5. slip
6. acrylic paint once clay piece has been fired in the kiln










Sunday, October 7, 2012

POP ART 10/8

Warhol Pop Art

Pop Art Lesson
Each student will need the following materials:

pencil
3 pieces of 4x4" computer paper
1 piece of 9x9" white construction paper
Black Sharpie for tracing.
Crayons, pastels, or markers for coloring.

Step 1 -  Each student will have 3 pieces of 4x4 computer paper,

Step 2 - Students chose one of their drawings and create 4 prints of it on their 9x9" construction paper. 

To make the prints, students slanted pencil and filled the backside of their drawing with lead. Then turned the drawing over and traced it with pencil onto the construction paper.

Step 3 - Students traced that print with black marker.

Step 4 - Repeat steps 2 & 3 until all four quadrants of the square



POPULAR IMAGES FROM TODAY'S CULTURE

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Monday, October 1, 2012

9/2/12

Creating your Adinkra stamp symbol

You will need to choose two symbols that means something to you, and try and sketch each symbol in pencil on each side of your rubber stamp.
Once you are happy with your design you may use a carving tool of your choice to start carving out your design in your rubber.

9/1/12


 Adinkra Cloth Project

Click Link Below
Adinkra Cloth Presentaion


 

ADINKRAHENE

"chief of adinkra symbols" greatness, charisma, leadership

AKOBEN

 

"war horn" vigilance, wariness

AKOFENA

"sword of war" courage, valor

AKOKONAN

"the leg of a hen" mercy, nurturing

AKOMA

"the heart" patience & tolerance

AKOMA NTOSO

 

"linked hearts" understanding, agreement

ANANSE NTONTAN

"spider's web" wisdom, creativity

ASASE YE DURU

"the Earth has weight" divinity of Mother Earth
AYA "fern" endurance, resourcefulness

BESE SAKA

"sack of cola nuts" affluence, abundance, unity

BI NKA BI

 

"no one should bite the other" peace, harmony

BOA ME NA
ME MMOA WO

"help me and let me help you" cooperation, interdependence