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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Drawing & Painting 8

Drawing & Painting 8 is a two-dimensional art course that will explore a variety of dry and wet media.  Students will explore various techniques to communicate themes and ideas in their work.  They will develop their drawing skills by working with both flat imagery and real life objects.  Students will compare/contrast genres and styles of various artists.  Color theory will be explored.  Creative problem solving skills will be developed.  Drawing & Painting 8 is an elective course and may only be taken on 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
Tuesday Op Art - due today. Surreal Drawing/Painting - practice perspective drawing.
Thursday Surreal Drawing/Painting - practice perspective drawing, sketch ideas in art journal.


Assignments for week of 9/26/16


Week of: 9/26/16
Monday Surreal Drawing/Painting - draw scene in perspective, include images from 6 categories.
Wednesday Surreal Drawing/Painting - value scale, review value on basic forms. (special activity - share artwork with our visitors)
Friday Surreal Drawing/Painting - apply colored pencil and watercolor