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Studio Art


Studio 1 - QTR 3


Portrait of Purpose

Create a portrait of someone in YOUR life that has impacted you in some way. (Not a celebrity)


This portrait must be based on a photograph you have taken of the individual.


Student must:

  • Research 3-5 artists and their portraiture styles as reference

  • Create 3-5 sketches in sketchbook

  • Have 3-5 images for reference

  • Create a strong and dynamic composition

  • Create and submit a finished work (Medium of your choice)

  • Write and artist statement discussing why this individual has been selected



Again… not a celebrity.




Independent Study

Opportunity for students to master a medium or further explore an area of interest.


Student will decide the following:

  • Subject Matter

  • Medium / Materials

  • Size


Student must:

  • Provide research for piece in sketchbook

  • Create 3-5 sketches for proposed work

  • Write an Artist statement

  • Create and submit a finished work


Independent Study

Opportunity for students to master a medium or further explore an area of interest.


Student will decide the following:

  • Subject Matter

  • Medium / Materials

  • Size


Student must:

  • Provide research for piece in sketchbook

  • Create 3-5 sketches for proposed work

  • Write an Artist statement

  • Create and submit a finished work




Ms Weyandt

Studio Art I & II

Clarion Area High School

2017-2018


Purpose:

This advanced course is for the mature, self motivated student. Studio Art allows a student to pursue a chosen art area in depth,and gain further understanding of the arts. Students select their own medium and techniques with the instructor to develop projects that will broaden the student’s experiences and/or in depth study.


Prerequisite:

Studio Art I - Drawing

Studio Art II- Studio Art I


Materials:


Materials will be provided by instructor.


*Students are asked to provide their own sketchbooks, for daily assignments an artist research. Students may continue to use their sketchbook from the previous for class.

Daily Expectations:

Students will be respectful to one another, supplies, and resources. By showing respect for each other and everything in this room we create a space to safely express each individual.


No inappropriate language will be tolerated.


Supplies must be used, cleaned, and put away properly.


Students will be on time to class, have completed sketchbook assignments, and artwork completed when they are due for grading or critique.


You will be held accountable.


Keep an open mind and a positive attitude. Each individual within the art room walls will always present their best self.

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Grading:


Students will complete 3 projects per 9 weeks. Course plan will be provided by the instructor.


Students will receive grades for finished pieces, sketchbook assignments (both in class and homework), artist statements, and class participation.


Grading criteria may include, but is not limited to:

Use of elements and principles

Creativity and Originality

Effort/Perseverance

Craftsmanship

Cooperation/Attitude/Participation


GRADE SCALE

93-100 A

85-92 B

77-84 C

69-76 D

0-68 F


A grade less than 70 indicates an issue in the art room. A student/teacher or parent/teacher conference will be scheduled under these terms. Parents will be notified if there are concerns about a students’ progress.


Instructor Contact: Caitlin Weyandt

cweyandt@clarion-schools.com



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