Students will create a Pen and Ink self portrait. They will choose which pen and ink techniques they will use after practicing in their sketchbook pages. They will then add a background with strategic magazine or newspaper collage.
For rhythm, we will be creating an Op Art Line design across a 2-page spread in our visual journal. Check out the simple directions in the file below and follow along with my demo video!
Keep it up, you are doing beautifully! Below are some quality images from previous classes to give you inspiration!
We have begun the background for our still life drawings! Students have made a wash for the background and tomorrow we will use visual journal techniques to make our backgrounds interesting!
We will make our backgrounds more interesting by doing visual journaling techniques. We will then draw and/or paint our still life on top of these layered backgrounds.
Today, we will be going to the lab to work on uploading images onto our Weebly Blogs. If you don't have your pages on your blog yet, be sure to include that first! The directions for creating a blog and adding pages is located above.
Be sure to have the following pages on your blog:
Next, begin uploading photos onto your weebly blog. See how in the steps below:
Things to think about when taking photos: Be sure you have good quality photos, they are completely strait (not at an angle), they are cropped with no extra space around the edges. (see good vs. bad quality photos below)
Below, you can see a video demo of how to add images to your weebly blog. For a full-screen version, click on this link!!
Here are some previous student samples of this assignment:
Today we created movement compositions with watercolor and wind-power and then cut them up to create movement in our altered books. Movement! Please check out the video to see a demo of the steps and check out the finished piece below.
(if there are problems, please click on the link here.)
We are working on an image using both paint and collage to create multi-pattern portraits of animals within a selected color scheme.