nWe're kicking off the year with the straight forward, yet challenging unit. The learning objective is theory is simple, execute a work of art that emphasizes a traditional element of art.. you know the type, line, shape, form, value, etc... The tricky part is deciding which element to feature and how to go about presenting that element without over emphasizing a secondary element.
meanwhile, we started the year by introducing journaling. Each student received a book which they will be able to alter throughout the year. Many students are using their journals to experiment with different ideas for their Emphasis project. Some are even creating their final piece inside their journal books. Here's a look at some of the works in progress...
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Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) is a student-directed art education pedagogy that directs students to think and work as artists.
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Art Teacher : Ian Sands