Leslie Ward

Clay Middle School

Carmel Clay Schools

5150 E. 126th Street (Map It!)

Carmel, IN 46033

(317) 844-7251 ext. 6796

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Class Description

Mixed Media 8 is a two and three-dimensional art course that will explore various combinations of media, such a found objects assemblage, jewelry, fibers, printmaking, bookmaking, and ceramics.  Students will explore a variety of techniques to communicate themes and ideas in their work.  Students will study historical and contemporary artists who work in mixed media.  Creative problem solving skills will be developed.  Mixed Media 8 is an elective course and may only be taken one time during the 8th grade.

The following information includes the current classroom activities.  Homework assignments and due dates will be highlighted

Assignments for week of 9/19/16


Week of: 9/19/16
Monday Letter Sculpture - due by end of period. Abstract Mixed Media - apply wash, texture/stencil with an analogous color scheme of paint.   
Wednesday Abstract Mixed Media - apply texture/stencil with paint.  
Friday Abstract Mixed Media - apply texture/stencil with paint, establish a theme, add text/image.


Assignments for week of 9/26/16


Week of: 9/26/16
Tuesday Abstract Mixed Media - finishing touches (create emphasis). Handmade Book Display - collect text and image from magazines.
Thursday Handmade Book Display - collect text and image from magazines.