Art Curriculum                            
 
              Curriculum Outline Mrs. Renner Grades 5-8
 
Grade 5 (20 weeks - every other day)
 
Portfolio Design (advertising art)
 
Landscape Drawing (scenes from nature)
 
Portrait Drawing (proportions and placement)
 
Figure Drawing (human proportions)
 
Mask Design with Symmetry (cultural and tribal)
 
One Point Perspective (3D shapes and environment)
 
Cartooning (cartoon characters , cartoon strips and story line)
 
One point Perspective (geometric and free form shapes)
 
Sculpture (designing a 3D form)
 
Painting (techniques and tools)
 
Design (abstract)
 
Art History (Prehistoric, Egyptian, Far East, Greece, Rome, Africa)
 
Grade 6 (20 weeks - every other day)
 
Portfolio Design (advertising art)
 
Insect Drawing (enlarged view)
 
Medival times - 3D dragons (relief on tin)
 
Coat of Arms (heraldry/family symbols)
 
Scratch Art (line design)
 
Negative /Positive Fish Design (use of negative/positive space)
 
Painting (techniques and tools)
 
Sculpture (3D forms)
 
Pastels (outerspace)
 
Art History (Art of the Middle Ages, Romanesque, Gothic, Italian and Northern Renaissance)
 
Grade 7 (20 weeks - every other day)
 
Portfolio Design (advertising art)
 
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain (multiple intelligences)
 
Modified Contour Shoe Drawing (lines, shapes, and details)
 
Shading and Values (shading 3D shapes on a 2D surface)
 
Landscape or Seascape Drawing (depiction and interpretation of land/seascape art)
 
Postage Stamp Design (postage stamp art, composition, design and lettering)
 
Identity Poster (personal expression and graphics art)
 
Kaleidoscope Design ( elements of  successful design)
 
Acrylic Painting (techniques and tools)
 
Computer Graphics (Bryce 5)
 
Art History (European Art 1600-1700, Native American Art, European Art of the Early 1800's)
 
Grade 8 - 2 Elective Courses: Drawing and Design
(20 weeks - every other day)
Drawing
 
Portfolio Design (advertising art)
 
Photo Realism (observation, proportions, and composition)
 
Cartoon Poster (cartooning and art graphics)
 
Still Life Drawing (realist and/or abstract)
 
Wildlife Art (naturalist art)
 
Woven Drawing (double images combined)
 
Achitectural Design (architectural styles, measurement and technical drawing)
 
Figure Drawing (human proportions)
 
Computer Graphics (Bryce 5)
 
Art History (art of the late 19th century, art of the early 20th century and art of today)
 
Design (20 weeks-every other day)
 
Portfolio Design (advertising art)
 
Principles of Design
 
Line, Dot and Color Design (qualites of a good design)
 
Geometric Shape Design (unity, balance, emphasis)
 
Interlocking Design (movement, contrast, and rhythm)
 
Vortex Design (repetition, overlapping, color and diminishing shapes)
 
Negative & Positive Design (symmetry and use of negative and positive space)
 
Op Art (optical illusions in art)
 
Graph Paper Design (patterns,  repetition and tessellations)
 
Computer Graphics (Bryce 5)
 
Art History (art of the late 19th century, art of the early 20th century and art of today)
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Modified on April 6, 2010