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									                                 thinkPAD
                      “Your Personal Exploration of Art”

1. SEE-THINK-WONDER -weekly reflection about the visual provided (box
of famous paintings) on lined paper at the beginning of each class on Friday

2. WEEKLY SKETCH DUE MONDAYS (alternate each week):

a. DRAWING FROM OBSERVATION -make a list, then sketch what you see.
                            OR

b. DRAWING FROM IMAGINATION -see list provided, then sketch what
interests you.
Sketch Guidelines:
* Must be done in your “thinkPAD” or if done separately, paste it in.
* Spend 20-30 minutes or more per sketch.
* Fill the page and add details like shading and texture.
* Please do NOT color with markers –only pencil, color pencil, or pen.
* DATE each sketch.
* Write the name/number of each assignment on the page.

3. ARTIST RESEARCH -paste an image of an artwork you find in your
thinkPAD and provide the following facts:
   1. Name of artist, date artwork was made, and material used.
   2. Describe what you see –subject & composition.
   3. What was the concept/purpose of the artwork?
   4. What art element and principle is most dominant?
   5. What was happening during history when this artwork was made?
(One artist due each month –last Monday of month.)

4. Classroom Sketches/Warm-Ups

Cover: Mixed Media Personal Expression
      Collect or sketch images of things (friends, family, pets, sports, music, cars, jewelry,
       foods, books, symbols, movie stubs, photos, flowers, coins, etc.) that relate to you.
      Organize them in an interesting composition –look for similarities, connections, and/or
       opposites in shape, color, theme, line, textures.
      Photos and other objects can be copied if you don’t want to use originals.
Monday Sketches Due:
(O) Drawing from Observation List
(I) Drawing from Imagination List

                          2nd Q.                  3rd. Q.                 4th Q.
  1st Q.                  (I) Nov. 15             (I) Feb. 7              (I) April 11
  (O) Sept. 20            (O) Nov.22              (O) Feb. 14             (O) May 2
   (I) Sept. 27           (I) Nov. 29             (I) Feb. 28             (I) May 9
  (O) Oct. 4              (O) Dec. 6              (O) March 7             (O) May 16
  (I) Oct. 18             (I) Dec. 13             (I) March 14            (I) May 23
  (O) Oct. 25             (O) Dec. 20             (O) March 21            (O) June 6
  (I) Nov.1               (I) Jan. 3              (I) March 28
  (O) Nov. 8              (O) Jan. 10             (O) April 4



  * Monthly - Friday Artist Research Due in Bold
  Check my website for artist links:

  http://www.pittsfordschools.org/webpages/apalermo/


    Sketch Guidelines:

    * Must be done in your “thinkPAD” or if done separately, paste it in.
    * Spend 20-30 minutes or more per sketch.
    * Fill the page and add details like shading and texture.
    * Please do NOT color with markers –only pencil, color pencil, or pen.
    * DATE each sketch.
    * Write the name/number of the assignment on the page.




  Assessment
  Assignments are graded on a 4 point scale each time they are collected. However,
  you will also receive a quarterly, letter grade. The thinkPAD is worth 10% of your grade
  each semester. Projects are worth 90%.

  1Q – 16%                                        3Q – 20%
  2Q – 16%                                        4Q – 20%
  Midterm -8%                                     Final – 20%

								
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