ART 1

  • This course is an over view of the Elements and Principles of Art.

    Elements of Art

    Line: A mark made with a pointed, moving tool. Vertical, horizontal, diagonal, curved, zigzag.
    Value: The lightness or darkness of something.
    Texture: The way something feels or looks like it feels.
    Space: The empty area around objects (negative) or the area taken up by objects (positive)
    Shape: Two-dimensional objects, measured by height and width.
    Form: Tree-dimensional objects, measured by height, width and depth.
    Color: The hue of and object.

    *These are the basics on which art is made.

    Principles of Design

    Balance: The distribution of the visual weight of objects.
    Emphasis: One part of the design that catches the viewer's attention.
    Movement: The path the viewer's eyes take through a work of art.
    Rhythm/Pattern: created when elements are repeated to create a feeling of organized movement.
    Proportion: A size relationship between two or more objects.
    Variety: Differences and contrasts in and art piece.
    Unity: The feeling of harmony between all parts of an art piece. Feeling of completeness.

    *These are how the artists incorporate the Elements into their artwork

    DAILY EXPECTATIONS

    BE PROMPT
    BE PREPARED
    BE PRODUCTIVE
    BE POLITE
    BE POSITIVE

    GRADING

    Daily: 
    Quizzes or Minor Projects: 
    Tests or Major Projects: