Caroline Belger’s Art Class
December 7th 2012
Office Hours: After school 3:00-5:00
During this time you can get extra help, ask any questions, or work on your projects.
Project theme: Technology
Elementary & Middle School:
• Students will design a flipbook using: http://www.benettonplay.com/toys/flipbookdeluxe/guest.php, and will be shown an example to influence creative ideas.
• Students will demonstrate a short story using multiple pages on the website.
• Students will operate the final result of their flipbooks by playing them for the class to see.
-Example of an online flipbook: http://www.benettonplay.com/toys/flipbookdeluxe/player.php?id=402950
-Playing fun music in computer lab
-Computer for each student (in computer lab)
1. Show examples of flipbooks.
2. Take students to computer lab.
3. Tell students to open http://www.benettonplay.com/toys/flipbookdeluxe/guest.php
4. Tell students to draw on pages to create a short story.
5. Encourage a lot of color and detail.
6. Have students title their flipbook.
7. Play each students flipbook to the class to see (or if they don’t want to play it for the entire class, they could just play it for me)
Notes and Reflections:
-Take into consideration students covering the whole pages and using detail
-Try another website
Project: Graphic Design Poster
• Students will design a poster, which advertises something they are interested in.
• Students will illustrate this poster and add text, being creative in how they convey the message of the poster.
• Students will present their posters to the class, explaining why they did what they did and how it is a marketable poster.
-Show examples of very persuasive and intriguing posters.
-Computers for each student
-Adobe Illustrator C4
1. Show examples of advertisement posters.
2. Take students to the computer lab.
3. Tell students to open Adobe Illustrator C4.
4. Students will then create an advertisement poster using Adobe Illustrator C4.
5. Students will use images as well as text to create the poster.
6. After they finish, have students present their poster to the class, explaining what they did and why they feel like it is a good poster for marketing.
-Adobe Illustrator C4
-Example of a poster:
Notes and Reflections:
-Take into consideration the advertisement of the poster—is it convincing?
-Try other program instead of Adobe Illustrator C4
Art Supplies for the semester:
• White Sulphite Drawing Paper,12” X 18” , 80 Lb
• 8 count 8oz Washable Multicultural Paint
• ** Case ** 18”X24” Assorted Riverside Construction Paper
• Assorted Brush Set
• “Seconds” Brush Assortment
• Crayola Washable Watercolors, 16Ct
• Clay Rolling Pins
• Air-Dry Clay, 25 Lb Package
• Spectra Art Tissue Bright Colors
• 12”X18” Manila Tagboard 100#
• 12 Count Erasable Colored Pencils
• Crayola Regular Size Crayons, 120 Ct.
• Crayola Conical Tip Markers, 8Ct
• Color & Tone Shading Square Chald Pastels
• Scratch-Foam Board - 12” x 18” sheets
• Classroom Stringables Kit
• Plastic Lacing Needles
• Big Box Of Art Materials!
• Paper Mache Boxes Activities
• Pip Squeaks Washable Glitter Glue
• Sequins And Spangles
• Spectra Glitter 4 oz. Assortment
• 12” Premier Paper Trimmer
• 3M Scotch Restickable Glue Stick
• Early Learning and Special Needs Activities
Middle & High School:
• Speedball Water-Based Block Printing Starter Set
• Robert Simmons Expression Brushes
• M. Graham Artists’ Watercolors
• Reeves Pencil Sets
• Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper 9X12 REAM 50LB
• Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper 24X36 250SHT
• Blick Student Grade Tempera set/6
• Alphacolor Soft Pastels set/12
• Copic Original Markers set/12
Abstract- A style of art that is not realistic. Unusual lines, colors, and shapes make the subject look unrealistic. It is often characterized by the use of geometric lines and shapes and bold, bright colors.
Aesthetic- Ideas about what makes a work of art beautiful or satisfying.
Analogous colors- Colors that appear next to each other on the color wheel. Analagous colors have one hue in common. For example, blue, blue-green, and blue-violet all contain blue. Also called related colors.
Asymmetrical balance- A type of balance in which the two sides of an artwork are not exactly alike, but are still visually balanced.
Balance- The arrangement of the elements, in a work of art, to create a sense of equilibrium. Balance is a principle of art.
Collage- Artwork made by gluing bits of paper, pictures, fabric, or other materials to a flat surface.
Color- What is perceived when waves of light strike the retina. Color is an element of art.
Complementary colors- Colors that contrast with one another. Complementary colors are opposite one another on the color wheel.
Composition- An arrangement of the elements of art using the principles of art to express the artist’s idea.
Contrast- The effect of showing the difference between two unlike things, such as a dark color and a light color.
Contour- The outline of a shape.
Cool colors- The family of colors that includes greens, blues, and violets. Cool colors bring to mind cool things, places, and feelings.
Craftsmanship- Skill, knowledge and neatness resulting in expert workmanship.
Depth- The apparent distance from front to back.
Design- A plan for the arrangement of the art elements (lines, spaces, colors, shapes, forms and textures in an artwork. Also, the act of arranging the parts of an artwork.
Intensity- The brightness or dullness of a color.
Landscape- A drawing or painting that shows outdoor scenery such as trees, lakes, mountains, and fields.
Monochrome- A color scheme using only tints and shades of a single color.
Montage- Combining parts of several photographs or drawings to produce a new single image.
Mosaic- An artwork made from small pieces of colored glass, stone, paper, or other materials.
Motif- An element that is repeated often enough to be an important feature of a design.
Mural- A large artwork, usually a painting, that is created or placed on a wall or ceiling, often in a public place. A muralist creates murals.
Negative space- The empty space around and between forms or shapes in an artwork.
Neutrals- A word used for black, white, and tints and shades of gray. (Some artists use tints and shades of brown as neutrals.)
Opaque- Not letting light through; the opposite of transparent
Organic- A word describing shapes and forms similar to those in nature and the opposite of geometric.
Positive space- Shapes, forms, or lines that stand out from the background in a work of art.
Rhythm- The repeating of elements, such as lines, shapes, or colors, that creates a pattern of visual motion in an artwork. Rhythm is a principle.
Shade- A color made by adding black to a hue. For example, adding black to green results in dark green. Also a dark value of a color.
Shading- A way of showing gradual changes in lightness or darkness in a drawing or painting. Shading helps make a picture look more realistic.
Shape- A flat area, such as a circle or a square, that has clear boundaries. Shape is an element of art.
Symbol- A letter, color, sign, or picture that expresses a larger meaning, For example, a red heart is often used as a symbol for love.
Symmetry- Balance created by making both sides of an artwork the same, equal or almost the same.
Texture- The way a surface looks and feels, such as smooth, rough, or bumpy. Texture is an element of art.
Translucent- Something through which light can be seen.
Value- The lightness or darkness of colors. Tints have a light value. Shades have a dark value. Value is an element of art.
Warm colors- The family of colors that includes reds, yellows, and oranges. Warm colors bring to mind warm things, places, and feelings.
• Suder’s Art Store:1309 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH. 45202
• Plaza Artist Materials: Kenwood 8154 Mongomery Road Cincinnati, OH 45236
• Lance’s Art Supplies: 345 Calhoun St, Cincinnati, OH 45219
• Cincinnati Art Museum: 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
• Taft Museum of Art: 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
• The Contemporary Arts Center: 44 East Sixth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
• Redtree Gallery:3210 madison road | cincinnati ohio 45209
• Miller gallery: 2715 Erie Avenu Hyde Park Square, Cincinnati, OH 45208
• Malton Gallery: 3804 Edwards Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209
Art Books for Class:
Some Future Art Project Ideas:
Art Inspirational Quotes:
“Art is the most intense mode of invidualism that the world has known.”
― Oscar Wilde
“To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.”
― Kurt Vonnegut
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
― Pablo Picasso