Project: Mexican Skelton Drawing
Elements & Principles: texture, line, pattern, proportion, focal point
Historical Background: Mexican Folk Art
Description: Students will create a proportionally correct skeleton involved in an activity using felt tip marker. The background will be filled with textures and patterns.
Project: Illuminated Manuscript, Bookmark & Calligraphy
Elements & Principles: line, pattern, symmetry, unity, color
Historical Background: Medieval Art
Description: Students will practice the Chauncery Cursive typeface using India ink and calligraphy pen. Students will then design an embellished letter and border for their manuscipt. The manuscript will be created on parchment paper using watercolors, metallic paint and ink
Project: Color Study, watercolor
Elements & Principles: shape, color, space, line
Historical Background: None
Description: students will design an organic space that they will break up into smaller shapes. Students will then paint these smaller shapes using primary colors and gradually mixing them to create secondary and tertiary hues.