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Quarter 4 Week 8

Students continue to work on drawing with a grid.

posted on: May 14, 2007

Quarter 4 week 7

Students will work on a drawing using a grid.

posted on: May 07, 2007

Quarter 4 Week 6

Students are drawing cartoons about a famous artist.

posted on: May 01, 2007

Folk art

8th grade students will create a self portrait in the stylel of Georgia folk artist Howard Finster.

posted on: April 09, 2007

Quarter 4 Week 2

The 8th grade students will create a city from a bird's eye view. They will use a vanishing point, shading, proportion and overlapping to create this view.

posted on: March 23, 2007

Quarter 4 Week1

Welcome to the last nine weeks of the 2007 school year. We will go over the classroom expectations and vocabulary. We will make portfolios and being work on the principles of design.

posted on: March 19, 2007

Quarter 3 Week 8

Students continue to work on drawing with a grid.

posted on: March 05, 2007

Quarter 3 Week 8

Students are learning how to draw using a grid.

posted on: February 23, 2007

Quarter 3 Week 7

Students will create a cartoon about an artist of their choice after reading about the artist's life.

posted on: February 16, 2007

Quarter 3 Week 6

Students continue work on their Aboriginal art project.

posted on: February 09, 2007

Quarter 3 Week 5

Students will begin working on an Australian Folk Art project using what they know about the principles of design.

posted on: February 02, 2007

Quarter 3 Week 4

Students will build a clay Face Jug or Mug after learning about Georgia Folk Artist Leaner Meaders.

posted on: January 26, 2007

Quarter 3 Week 3

We will begin a series of art works fashioned after famous Georgia Folk Artists. This week we will study Howard Finster.

posted on: January 19, 2007

Quarter 3 Week 2

Students will finish their abstract painting of their initials showing the principles of design and begin an aerial perspective of a city.

posted on: January 12, 2007

Abstract Face

Students will create an abstract face using a digital picture of themselves.

posted on: December 08, 2006

Grid Drawings

Students are reproducing art works by Norman Rockwell using a grid.

posted on: December 01, 2006

Cartoon

Students are making cartoons about artists they have read about.

posted on: November 28, 2006

Quarter 2 Week 4

Students will be creating a self portrait in the style of Georgian Folk Artist Howard Finster.

posted on: November 03, 2006

Quarter 2 Week 2

Students will be creating a city from an aerial perspective using a vanishing point.

posted on: October 20, 2006

Quarter 2, Week1

Welcome to the second quarter art class! Students have been introduced to the art room procedures and expectations and have made a portfolio which they will bring home at the end of the nine weeks. They will work on an abstract painting using their initials to show the principles of design.

posted on: October 16, 2006

Storyboard

Students are working on creating a product and a storyboard to sell that product.

posted on: September 29, 2006

Week 7

We will be using a grid to enlarge a picture. We will also pay attention to detail and shading.

posted on: September 22, 2006

Week 6

We are working on a project based on the Georgian artist Howard Finster ( a folk artist who has a permanent display at the High Museum ).

posted on: September 15, 2006

Week 5

Students are working on Georgia Folk Art. They are making Face Mugs fashioned after the pottery of Lanier Meaders.

posted on: September 08, 2006

Week 4

Students are finishing their aerial perspective drawings and beginning Aboriginal paintings.

posted on: September 01, 2006

Week 3

Students will finish their aerial perspective of a city and begin Aboriginal paintings.

posted on: August 25, 2006

Week 2

8th grade students will be working on their principles of design abstract painting. We will also begin work on an imaginary
city from and aerial view using a vanishing point and shading.

posted on: August 18, 2006

Week One

During the first week we will cover the following items:

posted on: August 14, 2006

Collage Masks

8th grade students are working on collage masks.

posted on: May 08, 2006

Face Jugs

8th graders have been working on clay face jugs.

posted on: April 21, 2006

Aerial Perspective

The 8th graders are working on drawing a city from a bird's eye view.

posted on: April 14, 2006

Principles of design

The 8th graders will work on a project that will help them remember the Principles of design.

posted on: March 22, 2006

Relief Sculpture

8th grade students are creating relief sculptures using newspaper and glue!

posted on: March 10, 2006

Using a grid

8th graders are using a grid to reproduce famous art works.

posted on: March 03, 2006

Aboriginal Art

The 8th grade students are glazing their face jugs and finishing the aboriginal project.

posted on: February 24, 2006

Aboriginal art

8th grade students have gone from Georgia Folk Art to the Folk art of Austrailia.

posted on: February 17, 2006

Face Jugs

The 8th graders are working on clay face jugs inspired by Georgia potter Lanier Meaders.

posted on: February 10, 2006

Cartooning

8th grade students created cartoons to make a statement or tell a story.

posted on: February 06, 2006

Aerial Perspective

8th grade classes practiced using a vanishing point to create an aerial perspective of a city.

posted on: January 27, 2006

Principles of design

The 8th grade students created an abstract painting that illustrated the 7 principles of design.

posted on: January 20, 2006

Cartoons

8th graders are creating cartoons that either make a statement or tell a story.

posted on: December 09, 2005

Aboriginal Art

8th grade students are finishing the Aboriginal art project.

posted on: December 02, 2005

Aboriginal Art

The 8th graders are waiting for the coil pots to be fired and they have begun working on another type of folk art. Aboriginal Art

posted on: November 18, 2005

Coil Jugs

The eight grade students are still hard at work on the coil ugly jugs

posted on: November 10, 2005

Ugly Jugs

The 8th graders are using the coil method of clay building to create "Ugly Jugs". These jugs are a Folk Art form of pottery that can be seen in North Georgia.

posted on: November 04, 2005

Bird's Eye View

The 8th grade students are working on drawing a city from a bird's eye view using a vanishing point and overlapping.

posted on: October 28, 2005

The principles of design

The 8th grade students have created an abstract painting using their initials to demonstrate the principles of design.( balance, variety, harmony,emphasis,pattern,proportion,movement)

posted on: October 20, 2005

Portraits

8th graders have started their self - portriats using a grid. We are working on realism. Some students are finishing their cartoons and reading portrait reading assignment.

posted on: September 30, 2005

Cartoons

8th graders are creating cartoons to tell a story or make a statement. We have also been working with our portraits in photo shop. Thank you Mr. Quinn for all your help!

posted on: September 23, 2005

Aboriginal Art

8th grade students are finishing their version of Aboriginal art, the Native American coil pots are slowly coming out of the kiln.

posted on: September 16, 2005

Clay Pots

The 8th graders have finished building their clay pots and will wait for them to dry to fire in the kiln.

posted on: September 09, 2005

What is the oldest American art form?

The 8th grade students are creating coil pots with Indian red clay. They are using the coil method of clay building.

Skills
Students will complete a functional pot using the coil method of clay building.
Students will understand that pottery is the oldest American art form.

posted on: September 02, 2005

Projects

The 8th grade students have finished their paintings creating the principles of design and have started creating a city from a bird's eye view using one point perspective.

posted on: August 26, 2005

Principles of Design

The 8th grade students are working on an abstract painting using the principles of design.

posted on: August 19, 2005

8th grade syllabus

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posted on: August 17, 2005

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