- Guest artist - Thomas Van Auken - figure drawing
- SIDE NOTE: I need examples of Art I and Art II sketchbooks - please bring yours in ASAP if you are willing to let me share it with my classes. Thanks in advance!
- File Syllabus & Review
- Finish review of sketchbook - clarify requirement for SB check & SB #1
- Reflect in SB - "What I Learned from Tommy" - discuss
- Assign storage trays
- Finish Art Skills Inventory - self portrait/white medium on black paper
- Figure Drawing Friday!
- DUE ASAP = There are still many parents who have not yet filled out the Contact Information Form as requested via the assigned "Syllabus Review." PLEASE MAKE SURE THEY HAVE SEEN THE "PARENTS" PAGE
- DUE WEDNESDAY = Read and think about the information that you pasted into your sketchbook - come to class with questions and we will discuss in detail - start working immediately on what you know to do.
- DUE FRIDAY = completed Art Skills Inventory questions
- DUE Sept. 26th = LOOK AT examples of student websites, which can be found on Coach Hall's website (scroll down to about mid-way, each square represents a student - click on a bunch of them so you can compare/contrast). Be prepared to discuss what makes a web page/blog design more or less user friendly and visually pleasing. Make note also of the URL names...you will need a name that is easily identifiable as YOU. We'll discuss names more in class on Monday when you will set up your own website (but you are welcome to explore the process by going to weebly.com on your own).
- DUE Sept. 30th = SB Check (One drawing prompt + overall progress)
- DUE Oct. 28th = SB #1
- THURSDAY = Back to School Night / PTSA 6:30 PM
- Sept. 27 = Art Club meeting (meets every 4th Tues.)
- Oct. 7 = First Friday & Fall Festival
- Oct. 17 = Student teacher (through Dec. 9)
- Oct. 19 & 21 = PSAT (special schedule, check school calendar)
LUNCHTIME LECTURES: put these dates on your calendar, although they are subject to change...
- Oct. 18 - Supriya Manandhar (your student teacher): Before she came to the US, she worked as a coordinator at an art/activism organization. She will talk about different ways that artists in Nepal have used art to talk about social issues, including the importance of cultural context when thinking about art.
- Jan 24 - Ellyn Parker - Public Art, City of Richmond - Department of Planning and Development Review
- Feb 21
- April 25