2016-2017 Curriculum Map

 
Visual Arts Curriculum 2013-2014
  Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
  Orientation and Aesthetics Drawing Skills Color Theory Painting Painting, Continued (Create-A-Day Challenge) Printmaking and Mixed Media Sculpture Sculpture, Continued and Video Projects Independent Studies and Completing Projects Art Show and Ideas for Summer
K (39)
  • Token Response and Classroom Orientation

Line

  • Token Response Game

Shape

  • Drawing faces & animals using shapes

Value

Hue

  • Mixing colors with acrylic paint
  • Learning to plan and layer paint

Rhythm

  • Paul Klee Geometric Acrylic Paintings using tape

Texture

Form

  • Neolithic Pinch Pots
  • How farming allowed for the formation of art
  • Study of Barbara Hepworth sculpture & token response

Harmony & Balance

  • Matisse Jazz Collage Synesthesia Lesson
  • Photo-montage Collage
  • Mixed-Media Friend Collage
  • Continue Photo-montage Collage
  • Mixed-Media Friend Collage
1 (39)
  • Survey of Art Around the World
  • Art Timeline
  • Token Response

Indonesia

  • Paper Batik
  • Animal Drawing

Panama

  • Molas with complementary colors

Middle East

  • Abstract Tile Design Warm/Cool

Germany and Mexico

  • German Expressionism and Frida Kahlo, symbols in Self-Portraiture

Germany and Mexico

  • Self-Portraiture continued
  • Acrylic Painting Techniques

Japan

  • Gyotaku
  • Printmaking of Asia

Greece & Rome

  • Cameos Bas Relief
  • Classical Sculpture

America

  • Robert Rauchenberg, Marcel Duchamp & Ready-mades with found objects

Africa

  • Art of the Yoruba and Adrinka People Mixed-Media Adrinka Stamped collage using foam sheets
  • Continue Art of the Yoruba and Adrinka People Mixed-Media Adrinka Stamped collage using foam sheet
2 (28)
  • Survey of Art Movements Art Timeline Token Response

Paleolithic and Neolithic Art

  • Cave Painting Pastels

Ancient Egypt and Classic Greek

  • Ionic and Doric Temples Drawn in One-Point Perspective

Impressionism & Fauvism

  • Oil Pastel landscapes with fauvist color schemes

Cubism

  • Intro to Cubism & Color Schemes

Analytic & Synthetic

  • Analytic & Synthetic Challenge

Cubism

  • Still-Life

Surrealism & Expressionism

  • Mixed-media collages inspired by The Scream, Edward Munch with one-point perspective backgrounds and dream imagery

Renaissance & Neoclassicism

  • Chimeras, Gargoyles & Architecture

Modernism & Post-modernism

  • Minimalist torn paper collage
  • Study of Mark Rothko and Color Field Painting

Contemporary

  • Installation Art
  • Theatrical Makeup
  • Experimentation and Self-Portrait Photos

Performance & Video Art

  • Short filmed vignettes based on class decisions & discussions
3 (24)

  • Elements and Principles Written Critique and Group Critique
  • Scientific Illustration, Electron Microscope Paintings Skeleton Observation and Figure Drawing
  • Warm and Cool Watercolor Studies
  • Surrealism and Dada Workshop
  • Color Theory & Color Schemes for Hundertwasser Landscapes
  • Hundertwasser Landscapes
  • Study of Transautomatism
  • Linear Shading & Scratchboard
  • Figure Drawing Review
  • Giacometti Wire Figure Sculptures
  • Calligraphy
  • Silent Film/Art History Narrated Vignettes
  • Silent Film 3
  • Noir Vignettes
  • Silent Film 3
  • Noir Vignettes
4 (25)
  • Critiquing Media
  • Art Vocab Games
  • Invented Perspective
  • Cityscape Drawings
  • Still Life
  • Make a personal logo using color theory lesson
  • Print onto stickers?
  • Intro to Expressionism
  • Exploring emotion in art
  • Expressionist Painting Unit Continued
  • Self-Portrait Scratch Foam Print over recycled material collage
  • Artist-Inspired Mask-Making
  • Intro to Film Studies
  • Rear Window
  • Rear Window
  • Elements of Suspense & Visual Storytelling
  • Rear Window
  • Elements of Suspense & Visual Storytelling
5 (14)
  • What is Art?
  • Aesthetic Debates Art Vocab Review
  • Intro to sketchbooks
  • Designing cover Photocopy Charcoal
  • Composition
  • Color Detectives
  • Recolor a masterpiece
  • Intro to Wayne Thiebaud
  • Composition using color
  • Thiebaud Candy Paintings
Linoleum Block Prints German Expressionist Self-Portrait
  • Clay Hands with emotive positions
  • DADA & Surrealism Altered Books
  • Altered Books with digital photography integration
  • Independent Sketchbook Project (Written proposal)
6 (16)
  • Art Vocab Review
  • What is Art?
  • Aesthetic Debates
  • Intro to sketchbooks & designing cover
  • Cross-Hatched Portrait
  • Drapery Shading
  • Composition
  • Volumetric Solid Studies
  • Master Painting Studies
  • Painting Unit (Topic based on student choices and proposal)
  • Painting unit continued
  • Linoleum Block Prints
  • Textile Design from repeated image (Tote bags?) Personal Logo?
  • Clay Ocarina/Whistles
  • Origami
  • Photo Essay Using film & digital photography
  • Photo Essay Creating a visual narrative
  • Independent Sketchbook Project (Written proposal)