WELCOME TO ST. JOSEPH’S ACADEMY ART PROGRAM
MRS. LYNDA BEIER
WELCOME to a very exciting school year in the new and improved art room. I am honored to be teaching your children in the visual arts. We will be working on a variety of projects this year- experimenting with different art mediums and techniques, discovering artists and art movements, exploring art from around the world, and making art interdisciplinary connections to social studies, science, math and technology. It is my goal to help your children develop their artistic abilities and gain confidence in their creative expression. In order to enhance their art experience the following rules are expected to be followed:
-be respectful and kind -listen and follow directions
-take care of the art materials -wear a smock
–always try and do your best -raise your hand
-be imaginative, creative and unique –have fun
ARE REQUIRED FOR GRADES 6, 7, AND 8 AND SHOULD BE 9 X 12 OR 11 x 14 WHITE PAGES AND SPIRAL BOUND.
PRE -K3 AND PRE- K 4 & KINDERGARTEN-NJCCS-1.3,1.1,1.2-“Tissue paper Fall Wreath” Students will construct a fall wreath using tissue paper in “warm” colors. Pk 4-K and Kindergarten will select the colors from assorted colors.
GRADES 1-Va.: Cr 1.2, Cr 2.1-“Changing Leaves”- Students will create a fall leaf changing colors by painting watercolors, using a wet-on-wet watercolor technique, on a leaf that students have traced and cut.
GRADE 2 & 3-NJCCS-1.1, 1.2, 2.1,2.2,3.1-“An Autumn Landscape in Perspective”. Element of Design: Space, Line, and Color-Students will draw an autumn landscape depicting the 3 parts of a landscape. Students will include 3 objects ( pumpkins or trees ) in various sizes to create the illusion of depth and perspective.
GRADES 4& 5-V.A:Cr1.1-5a,Cr2.1-5a,VA:Cr1.1-4a “The Selfie Portrait”. Students will design a cell phone case using the principles of design: pattern, and draw a self-portrait inside the phone’s screen. Students will review the handout on the correct placement of facial features before drawing their face. Students will understand that self-portraits are a reflection of ones self. Extra Time Lesson-Students that have completed their Selfie drawing will color an American Legion Patriotic Coloring Contest.
GRADE 6-8-NJVAS-1.6,1.3,1.5,1.2″Oil Pastel Still Life Inspired by Paul Cezanne”. Students will explore the effect of changing light on color by drawing and coloring a still life (bowl of fruit) using oil pastels. Students will draw from real life and shade the fruit, bowl and cloth with techniques they have been practicing on the sphere, cone, cylinder and oval. Students will identify 3 still life paintings by Paul Cezanne.
6th, 7th and 8th grade students will draw 4 shapes-sphere, cone, cylinder and egg. Students will shade each shape with 3 values-light, medium and dark following the directions in the handouts. Due 10/12
ALL STUDENTS MUST WEAR A SMOCK TO ART CLASS
-All students are required to wear a smock to art class. Smocks keep expensive uniforms clean. Smocks are oversized shirts, large T-shirts or aprons covering the student from chest to knees. Failure to wear a smock will result in the student being unprepared for class and will affect their participation grade.
SAVE THE PLANET-RECYCLE!
MRS. BEIER ACCEPTS RECYCLED NEWSPAPERS, PLASTIC AND STYROFOAM EGG CARTONS, CLEAN PLASTIC CONTAINERS AND COFFEE CANS WITH LIDS.