Week of 11/10! – Pictograms & Keith Haring

We will be on a C, A, B, C schedule this week as we honor our Veterans 11/11.

Essential Question: How do artists use gestures and symbols to express their message? How do artists use the principles of design and elements of art to generate a message? Materials: Sketchbook , colored pencils, Final on Poster Paper.

Learning Objectives: Students will explore the use of signs as a non verbal form of communication.

Pictograms Assignment- ,  After observing Keith Haring and the following signs, students will  complete the following assignment – art1rubric pictograms.

  1. Students will choose an existing pictogram and make either a primary or secondary color scheme of the pictogram.
  2. Students will pick a rule or concept for Albuquerque High School and make an original design of a pictogram to represent that rule or concept.
Final Design: In the style of Keith Haring –

  1. Students will write a positive message statement that they want to share to the world.
  2.  In the style of Keith Haring, Students will design 6 separate pictograms representing positive messages about themselves and the world. ~ Each pictogram will take up a quarter of a page.
  3.  Students will arrange their own message pictograms in a color sketch.
  4. Final – Students will make a final drawing/poster for their own positive message arranging their positive pictograms.

Keep the Photo’s coming to hugginsdocs@gmail.com

Students will 1. Students will generate photograph self portrait using the principles of design and submit electronically to hugginsdocs@gmail.com.  Due 11/03/2014.  2. finish their Sports Logos designs. 3. Start Pictograms assignment.

Essential Questions:  How do artists use the principles of design in self portraits?

Use the principles of design that we discussed during the master painting copy assignment to make your self portrait.  (Composition must include a setting and an intentional expression of you – not just a random selfie.)

Artist Resource:  Cindy Sherman –

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Week of 11/03!

Students will 1. Students will generate photograph self portrait using the principles of design and submit electronically to hugginsdocs@gmail.com.  Due 11/03/2014.  2. finish their Sports Logos designs. 3. Start Pictograms assignment.

Essential Questions:  How do artists use the principles of design in self portraits?

Use the principles of design that we discussed during the master painting copy assignment to make your self portrait.  (Composition must include a setting and an intentional expression of you – not just a random selfie.)

Artist Resource:  Cindy Sherman –

Week of 10/27/14

Due 11/03/2014 – Students will generate photograph self portrait using the principles of design and submit electronically to hugginsdocs@gmail.com.

Essential Questions:  How do artists use the principles of design in self portraits?

Use the principles of design that we discussed during the master painting copy assignment to make your self portrait.  (Composition must include a setting and an intentional expression of you – not just a random selfie.)

Artist Resource:  Cindy Sherman –

Sports Logos Design Principles and Color Theory –

Essential Question: How does color theory contribute to designs?

Learning Objectives: 1. Students will make their own basic color wheel with colored pencils (Sketchbook.) 2. Students will observe sports logos for both color schemes and principles of design. 3. Students will generate a color wheel of either a corporate or sports logo in all of the primary and secondary colors.

Design Challenge:  Using Color theory and the principles of design 1. Students will design a logo for the fictitious  New Mexico – NFL or MLS soccer team called the runners ( for road runners.)  2. Students will design their own fictitious sports team logo.

Week of 10/20!

Learning Objectives: Students will complete their master copy assignment in class. 6 sketches along with commentary of their painting.
Students will choose 2 elements of design and comment on how their artist was able to achieve these elements of design with the paintings that you chose. (60 words each.)
Students will begin to collect a self portrait to be composed using the elements of design.

Are you engaged in class?  Participation Rubric

Week #8

All students need to have their sketch books with them everyday.

Students will begin their master copy unit by choosing 1 of 4 paintings and completing  a series of sketches.  The master copy assignment will lead into students generating their own self portraits,   Check out this Master Copy  link.

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Week # 7

Essential questions- “How do artists use the elements of art to convey meaning? How does gesture get represented in drawing?”

1st period needs to finish their zen doodle and get them up on the wall. Then they will need to complete a value study in charcoal.

4th and 6th period will move on into Line assignments. There are 5 drawing, each practice drawing should take approximately 15- 20 minutes with the 5th and final taking longer.

Coming soon – the elements test practice and master copies in sketch book.

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