A Q4 extra credit opportunity is below....
- Review SB Q4 directions and goals
- Write rough draft artist statement - final, typed, DUE FRIDAY (will be displayed with sculpture)
- Critique sculptures (analysis must be turned in today)
- Take photos
WEDNESDAY: I'm out sick
- Intro. to oil painting with Coach Hall!
- Review home projects posts (make sure they are posted by class time) - share ideas, solicit feedback
- Read final artist statements
HOMEWORK: Please review the late policy as written in the syllabus
- DUE MONDAY - Sculpture and sculpture analysis
- DUE FRIDAY:
- Home Project Post #1 (then April 28, May 5, and May 12)
- Make sure that old master drawings go home (pass/fail grade) - store them SAFELY!!!
- Artist statement, typed and printed
- DUE April 24 - REVISED Sculptor/Artist Spotlight as per peer review (completed peer review is ALSO due on this day - DO NOT LOSE THE PAPER).
- DUE May 12 - Home Project/Sculpture AND final Progress Post
- DUE May 17 - Updated Gallery page on website
- DUE June 2 - SB Q4; PRACTICE = 2 observational drawings
- Check the website at the start of each week, in order to be fully prepared; update your agenda accordingly and complete any required preparatory work.
- April 25 = Lunchtime Lecture
- April 25 = Deadline for NAHS applications - to check eligibility for membership, access the check-list on the website or on the bulletin board outside the art room
- May 1 - 12 = AP testing
- May 15 - 25 = SOL testing/modified schedule
EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY: Did you watch the "Happy Spring Break" video about Sandro Botticelli's painting, "Primavera"? Did you look into the life of the artist or the Uffizi Gallery, where the painting hangs? If you did - great! If you didn't - here's your chance to learn some things and to earn extra credit. 1) Watch the video, 2) Use the included links or research the artist and the museum on your own, and 3) Answer the following questions (do this on side 2 of your sketchbook and add it to the table of contents):
1. List 3 facts about Sandro Botticelli
2. List 3 facts about the Uffizi Gallery
3. Explain how the Three Graces epitomize "in-the-round."
4. What does "primavera" mean?
5. This painting is an allegory - who is Venus standing in for?
6. How does this painting fully represent yet also go against what was typical for art of the Italian Renaissance?
7. What is your favorite part of the painting?
Bring your sketchbook with the completed assignment to Mrs. Mosley during lunch one day this week.