Friday, August 25, 2017

This introduction class is designed to develop strong drawing AND DESIGN  skills based on the Elements of Art , on the part of each student. Drawing is the main focus of this course. Through drawing we will explore other media like watercolor, oil pastel, ceramics, charcoal all attempting to answer the questions, "Who am I ?



$25 check made payable to John Carroll School  

mechanical pencil Hand held pencil sharpener, with a pencil shaving catcher• Erasers - Pink Pearl, Kneaded, and White Plastic• Sketchbook- provided by teacher.   8.5 X 11 HardBound ( These journal sketchbooks are a major componet)• 1 set of Prismacolor Colored Pencils, 12 Pack Good, 24 Pack Fantastic.• A container of some sort for these materials homework assignment during the first weeks of school.2 rollerball fine pens -black

Friday, January 20, 2017

What"s In A Name?

 Your first assignment is to create an original alphabet that reflects who you are and what interests you. Look below for some more examples . 
 You also have to purchase the following items to do your homework:
 1. a sketchbook from me $10.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Right and Left side of the Brain

 After a lecture on Brain dominance and theory the design students drew their interpretation of the  functions of  the right and left brain hemispheres 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Are you a Right Brainer or a left Brainer

In your sketchbook draw your own version of the right and left brain  . You can use words, numbers and color   Due tuesday

Monday, September 19, 2016

Klee's Castle in the Sun

In our first assignment we are examining the work of ABSTRACT artist PAUL KLEE. We will create a castle based on his painting Castle in the Sun and , using another of his ideas, hide a famous quote that has a special meaning to us. then use watercolors and sharpie pens over antique book pages to finish . Concepts we wil be exploring will be: Abstract art, Paul Klee's life . Asymmetric and symmetric balance, Contrast,Variety ,  cold, warm and Arbitrary colors,