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

 

Exploratory Art classes will use a variety of tools and techniques to create two and three-dimensional works of art.  The integration of other subjects such as the sciences, humanities, and technology will also be an important aspect of the course.  Students will have the opportunity to record ideas that express personal feelings and thought processes.  Creative problem solving skills and critical thinking skills will be developed.  Exploratory Art is only offered in 6th grade and may only be taken one time.

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

 

Assignments for week of 9/12/16

 

Week of: 9/12/16
Monday Creative Color Wheel Display - work should be complete, turn in ASAP. Cut Paper Artwork (Henri Matisse style) - intro. to Henri Matisse and sketch ideas.
Tuesday Cut Paper Artwork (Henri Matisse style) - choose background paper. cut paste construction paper and painted paper.
Wednesday Cut Paper Artwork (Henri Matisse style) - cut paste construction paper and painted paper.
Thursday Cut Paper Artwork (Henri Matisse style) - cut paste construction paper and painted paper.
Friday Cut Paper Artwork (Henri Matisse style) - cut paste construction paper and painted paper.

 

 

Assignments for week of 9/19/16

 

Week of: 9/19/16
Monday

Cut Paper Artwork - work on in class today.

Tuesday Cut Paper Artwork - finish in class today.
Wednesday Oil Pastel Landscape Drawing - practice drawing techniques using landscape photos.
Thursday Oil Pastel Landscape Drawing - practice drawing techniques using landscape photos.
Friday Oil Pastel Landscape Drawing - choose landscape photo for subject matter of final work, practice drawing new photo.