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Teacher: Dan Cowley

 

Course Description

Students of the Month

Gallery

Course Description:

This is a semester fine arts course offered to our 8th grade students. In the class we spend the majority of our time creating art in a variety of styles and mediums. In addition, we study artists and artwork from different time periods and cultures, so that the students understand what visual artistic expression is all about. A typical schedule of lessons and projects is as follows:

 Weeks 1&2

- Introduction to Drawing: Line Drawings (2)

*Focus: Rendering and Composition

 

Weeks 3-5

- Value Drawings (3): China Marker, Pencil, Pen & Ink

*Focus: Studying light & shadow, shading techniques

 

Weeks 6&7

- Portrait Drawing (2)

*Focus: Human facial measurements

 

Weeks 8-11

- Tempera Paintings (2): Monochromatic Painting & Linear Landscape Painting

* Focus: Color theory & Impressionist painting techniques

 

Weeks 12-15

- Acrylic Painting on Canvas: Surrealism

*Focus: Acrylic painting techniques & surrealist devices

 

Weeks 16-18

- Print Making: Linoleum Block

* Focus: Graphic design


Students of the Month:

Art Literacy class at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art May 21, 2015


Gallery:

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Mother and Child

china marker

by Raine D.

Fox Cub

china marker

by Emily C.

Baby Bird

china marker

by Ezra R.

Diver

china marker

by Chanc T.

Scary Bug

china marker

by Kitrina C.

Sunflower

pencil

by Jennifer C.

Deep Deep Sea

china marker

by J.T. D.

Bear

china marker

by Grace B.

Mouse in the House

china marker

by Wyatt E.

Rock Climber

pencil

by Bethany E.

Eagle

china marker

by Michael R.

Jungle Cat

china marker

by Emma R.

Baboon

china marker

by Zack W.

Happy Dog

china marker

by Lindsey W.

Hungry Panda

pen & ink

by Kirsten W.

Rainy Days

pen & ink

by Paris C.

Water Moccasin

pen & ink

by Jordan G.

Cranes

pen & ink

by Nick B.

Seal Pup

pen & ink

by Hunter A.

Panda

pen & ink

by Cheryl H.

Sun Flower

pen & ink

by Montana D.

Gorilla

pen & ink

by Isaac A.

Hampster

pen & ink

by Kayla T.

Hippo

pen & ink

by Wyatt E.

Leopards

pen & ink

by Landon N.

Crouching Tiger

pen & ink

by Gourav K.

Gazelle

pen & ink

by Isabella B.

The Tunnel

pen & ink

by Kale L.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Anthony L.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Brenton C.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Ethan G.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Faith E.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Garrett J.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Zuri T.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Damon F.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Whitney L.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Riley R.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Jude M.

Self-Portrait

pencil

by Taylor M.

 

Big Bad Wolf

Tempera painting

by Grace B.

Water Dog

tempera painting

by DJ M.

Jelly

tempera painting

by Emily C.

Zebra

tempera painting

by Allie F.

Happy Lemur

tempera painting

by Megan S.

Night Sky

tempera painting

by Riley R.

Baby Girl

tempera painting

by Kyla A.

Chess Match

tempera painting

by Kale L.

Three Flamingos

tempera painting

by Morgan J.

Lioness

tempera painting

by Aliya A.

Trout

tempera painting

by Sam M.

Elephant

tempera painting

by Lesly G.

Seal Pup

tempera painting

by Justice D.

Leopard

tempera painting

by Tanner L.

Tiger Eyes

tempera painting

by Gourav K.

Windmills

tempera painting

by Whitney L.

 

Volcano

tempera painting

by Ethan G.

Lonely Tree

tempera painting

by Thomas R.

Celebration of Color

tempera painting

by DJ M.

Rumbling Clouds

tempera painting

by Emily C.

Tribute to Vincent

tempera painting

by JT D.

On The Beach

tempera painting

by Kayla T.

Washington Monument

tempera painting

by Riley R.

Taj Majal

tempera painting

by Raine D.

Hawaiian Shoreline

tempera painting

by Shinoa G.

Butterflies

acrylic painting

by Ezra R.

Colr

acrylic painting

by Isabella B.

Vortex

acrylic painting

by Kale L.

Lunar

acrylic painting

by Jude M.

The Bubble

acrylic painting

by Faith E.


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Date Last Modified: June 10, 2015