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Elements of art. What will you learn in Art 1.

what will you learn?

Art 1. Lesson plans.

The elements and principles of design are the building blocks used to create a work of art.

Elements of Art are the visual "tools" that artists use to create an art work - they are what makes up an image or an art object: line, shape/form, value, color, space, and texture.

Principles of Design are the ways artists use the Elements of Art in an artwork - this is "what we do with the Elements" - how we arrange them, how we balance them, what is being emphasized, etc. The principles are: balance, contrast, repetition, emphasis, and unity.

elements of art

Elements of Art are the visual "tools" that artists use to create an art work

Artists manipulate these elements, mix them in with principles of design and compose a piece of art. Not every work has every last one of these elements contained within it, but there are always at least two present.

For example, a sculptor, by default, has to have both form and space in a sculpture, because these elements are three-dimensional. They can also be made to appear in two-dimensional works through the use of perspective and shading.

There are six Elements of Art:

  • Line
  • Shape / Form
  • Value
  • Color
  • Space
  • Texture
line

line

shape

shape

value

value

color

color

space

space

texture

texture

principles of design

Principles of Design are the ways artists use and arrange the Elements of Art in a composition.

The Principles of design is what we do to the elements of art. How we apply the Principles of design determines how successful we are in creating a work of art.

balance

balance

contrast

contrast

repetition

repetition

emphasis

emphasis

unity

unity

ASSIGNMENTS

warm-ups

imagination

Strange noise...

imagination

Imagination drawings

drawing

Limited drawing

popcorn factory

Popcorn factory

popcorn factory

About me Mind Map

elements of art

line
line

notes

take notes

line repetition

Line Repetition Design

lines

Drawing with lines

line emotions

Lines & Emotions

Line tangles - focal point design

Focal point line drawing

shape
shape

notes

take notes

shapes

See shapes

tangrams

Tangram basics

tangrams

Tangram images

tangrams

Puzzle

name design

Name design

hand

Hand study 1

drawing a hand

Hand study 2

flower drawing

Flower study

hand and flowers

Bouquet

tessellations

Tessellations

value
value

notes

take notes

value scale

Value scale

shading

Form construction & shading

shading

Observational drawing

grid drawing

Grid drawing

white on black

White on Black

scratch art

Scratch art

value drawing

Photorealism

value drawing

Half picture

ribbon design

Ribbon design

shadows

Shadows

pointillism

Pointillism

layers holes

Layers and holes

color
color

notes

take notes

landscape coloring

Landscape coloring

color wheel

Color wheel practice

color wheel

Color wheel

color schemes

Color schemes

color schemes

Practice color scheme

color schemes

Color scheme designs

color triptych

Color scheme triptych

monochromatic

Monochromatic painting

bugs

Complementary painting

color scheme painting

color scheme painting

color scheme painting

color scheme portrait

color unit

Prep test

space
space

notes

take notes

grid

grid

 perspective

additional w/s

 

1 point perspective

1 point perspective

1 pt. perspective

grid in perspective

Checkerboard

grid plan

Grid plan

posts in perspective

Post in perspective

1 point grid

1 pt grid plan

name perspective

Name in perspective

maze in perspective

Maze

room perspective

Room in perspective

2 point perspective

2 point perspective

2 pt perspective

2 point grid

Checkerboard

2 pt plan

Grid plan

2 pt form

2 pt form

2 point perspective

cube

2 point grid

2 pt grid plan

city perspective

City block

birdhouse perspective

Birdhouses

city drawing

Cityscape

city block with a story in 2 point perspective

city block with a story

space unit

Prep test

3 point perspective

3 point perspective

3 pt perspective

3 pt form

3 pt form

3 point block

3 pt block

texture
texture

notes

take notes

textures study

Texture Study

apples texture

Textured apples

texture balls

Textured circles

texture patterns

Texture patterns

texture

Textured cylinder

patterns, tangles and doodles

Creative patterns

texture unit

Prep test

optical design

Optical design

principles of design

balance
balance

notes

take notes

balance

Balances design

printmaking

Printmaking

contrast
contrast

white on black

White on Black

scratch art

Scratch art

repetition
repetition

pattern

pattern problem

pattern

patterns experiment

pattern

Pattern design

optical design

Optical design

graffiti

Subway train

tessellations

Tessellations

emphasis
emphasis

bugs

Complementary painting

unity
unity

double drawing

Double drawing

special techniques
linoleum printmaking

Linoleum printing

printmaking

Printmaking

oil pastels

Oil pastels

colored pencils

Colored pencils

scratch art

Scratch art

syllabus

Elements of art. What will you learn in Art 1.

GRADING

1. All assignments must be completed on or before the due date.
2. Unfinished artwork is graded as such.
3. If you are absent, it is your responsibility to make up all work. You can sign out art supplies if needed.
4. If your project requires extra time to be completed, you have to make arrangements with me prior the due date. This is your responsibility.
5. Each project has a rubric with specific requirements and guidelines. Follow them.
6. Unless an assignment specifically requires copying, it will be interpreted in the same manner as plagiarism.
7. You are also graded for your in-class studio work.

CLASSROOM RULES

1. Food, drinks, candy, gum are not allowed in the Art rooms. A bottle of WATER is permitted in room 206 (only).
2. Cell phones are not allowed at any time. Phones should be turned off and put away.
3. Be in the room before the bell rings. Dropping your stuff and leaving does not qualify you as being on time.
4. Sit at your assigned seat unless I give you OK to move. That means you do not walk around the room during the class.
5. Talk quietly with students at your table. Do not talk during the instructional time.
6. Draw, paint, etc. on your artwork only!
7. Use materials from your tote-tray only... don't go into other people's trays.
8. You can bring your work home anytime. You are responsible for having it back next day.
9. If you must swear, please do it elsewhere... Thanks.
10. You are responsible for cleaning your work area and the tools that you used.
11. If you are in the Graphics lab, use the printers for the current ART assignments only!!!
12. Encourage your fellow classmates in a positive way... treat them fairly and nicely. This room should be a fun and comfortable place for everyone.

standards

art standards

Essential standards for Art teacher's reference.

art 1 lessons