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Fundamentals of Art-Period 1 Assignments

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ArtSonia Portfolio in Google Classroom

ArtSonia Portfolio

Upload the following pieces: 


1. Elements of Value Still Life
2. Candid Portrait
3. Profile Portrait
4. Three Quarters Portrait 
5. Self Portrait
6. Watercolor Landscape 
7. Cityscape
8. Two Point Perspective City Block
9. Georgia O'Keeffe or M.C. Escher Project
10. Character Redesign
11. Model Sheet

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May Journals in Google Classroom

May Journals

15. Who was MC Escher? What is Nendo?

16. Which character did you choose to redesign, and why?  Name at least three different ways you are changing your chosen character.  Post a photo of your progress.

17. What was your favorite project and why?  What was your least favorite project and why?  How will you continue your art journey?  (taking classes, keeping a sketch book, etc).  Post pictures of your favorite, and least favorite projects.

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Model Sheet in Google Classroom

Model Sheet

Your model sheet should include your character redesign and the following: 
-color
-3 different facial expressions
2 different body poses 

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Character Redesign Project in Google Classroom

Character Redesign Project

Slide 1: Photo Reference
Slide 2: Progress Photo #1
Slide 3: Progress Photo #2 
Slide 4: Character Redesign
Slide 5: Selfie with Character Redesign

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Georgia O'Keeffe or MC Escher Project in Google Classroom

Georgia O'Keeffe or MC Escher Project

Slide 1: Photo Reference or Pattern
Slide 2: Process Photo #1 
Slide 3: Process Photo #2 
Slide 4: Finished Project 
Slide 5: Selfie with Project 

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April Journals in Google Classroom

April Journals

12. Post a photo of your water contest progress. 
13. Draw the temple as detailed in the handout using two point perspective. 
14. Complete the Georgia O’Keeffe analysis questions.

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Two Point Perspective City Block in Google Classroom

Two Point Perspective City Block

Slide 1: Photo references of stores or places
Slide 2: Process Photo #1
Slide 3: Process Photo #2 
Slide 4: Finished City Block
Slide 5: Selfie with City Block

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Water is Life Poster Contest  in Google Classroom

Water is Life Poster Contest

Complete the "Water is Life" Poster Contest, or the "Trust Your Tap" Media, Broadcast or Digital Art Contest. You may complete both for extra credit.

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Spring Break in Google Classroom

Spring Break

1) Add a memorable photo from your Spring break on the class Jamboard.


2) Submit a Jamboard page with pictures from your Spring break.  Make sure you share your Jamboard with anyone with a WVUSD account.

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March Journals in Google Classroom

March Journals

8. Write a summary on Rembrandt Van Rijn’s Self Portrait. (https://www.nga.gov/collection/highlights/rembrandt-self-portrait.html)

9. Describe the six ways to draw the illusion of space. Find the definitions for the following in landscapes 1) foreground, 2) middle ground and 3) background.

10. List and describe the different types of brushes and watercolor paper you can use for other watercolor pieces.

11. List 6 great techniques for using soft pastels.

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AP Button Design in Google Classroom

AP Button Design

Create a button design for the AP classes and their upcoming exams. Include the number 5, the year 2021, and AP somewhere. These are three inch buttons. Digital art is preferred.

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Cityscape - Watercolor or Pastel in Google Classroom

Cityscape - Watercolor or Pastel

Please indicate on the slides if you used watercolor or pastel.
Slide 1: Cityscape Photo Reference
Slide 2: Process Photo #1
Slide 3: Process Photo #2
Slide 4: Completed Cityscape
Slide 5: Selfie with Cityscape

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Extra Credit - Andrew Freeman of Immortal Masks in Google Classroom

Extra Credit - Andrew Freeman of Immortal Masks

Attend the Zoom meeting with guest speaker Andrew Freeman. Write at least a paragraph on his presentation, and take a screen shot for extra credit.

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Watercolor Landscape  in Google Classroom

Watercolor Landscape

Slide 1: Landscape Photo Reference
Slide 2: Process Photo #1 (Pencil sketch)
Slide 3: Process Photo #2
Slide 4: Finished Watercolor Landscape
Slide 5: Selfie with Watercolor Landscape

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Watercolor Practice Page in Google Classroom

Watercolor Practice Page

Upload your Watercolor Practice Page from last week.

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Self Portrait Project in Google Classroom

Self Portrait Project

For the self portrait project, you may use pencil or paint. You may add monochromatic color and experiment with creating skin tone. You may use a reference photo, or a hand mirror.

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February Journals in Google Classroom

February Journals

Portraiture Notes 101
#4 Eyes
#5 Nose
#6 Mouth
#7 Hair

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Extra Credit Art Contest in Google Classroom

Extra Credit Art Contest

Enter the "Science Without Borders" Challenge for extra credit

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Three Quarters Portrait in Google Classroom

Three Quarters Portrait

Slide 1: Three Quarters Portrait Photo Reference
Slide 2: Process Photo #1
Slide 3: Process Photo #2
Slide 4: Finished Three Quarters Portrait
Slide 5: Selfie with Three Quarters Portrait

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Doodle4Google Contest  in Google Classroom

Doodle4Google Contest

Upload your entry for the Doodle4Google contest due February 25th.

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Profile Portrait in Google Classroom

Profile Portrait

Slide 1: Reference Photo
Slide 2: Process Photo #1
Slide 3: Process Photo #2
Slide 4: Finished Profile Portrait
Slide 5: Selfie with Profile Portrait

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Mood Meter Week #6  in Google Classroom

Mood Meter Week #6

How are you feeling this morning? Respond to at least one classmate.

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Candid Portrait #1 in Google Classroom

Candid Portrait #1

Include the following in a Google Slide:

Slide 1: Quick 20 Minute Sketch
Slide 2: Candid/Frontal Photo Reference
Slide 3: Process Photo
Slide 4: Process Photo
Slide 5: Finished Candid Portrait
Slide 6: Selfie with Candid Portrait

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Getty Museum Write Up in Google Classroom

Getty Museum Write Up

Describe each painting shown. Write at least 2 paragraphs total.

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"Loving Vincent" Movie Summaries

Write at least 3 paragraphs on the "Loving Vincent" movie about the end of Vincent Van Gogh's life.

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January Journals in Google Classroom

January Journals

Submit your journals #1-3 here.

#1: Summarize the video on Abstract Expressionism. Describe the art work, and the intention of the artists.

#2: Summarize the formal analysis between the two still lifes. How are they different? Are there any similarities?

#3: List the basic proportions of the human head in your journal.

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Elements of Value - Still Life in Google Classroom

Elements of Value - Still Life

Submit the following:
1) Found Object - Abstract Drawing
2) Found Object (5 items) Still Life

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Digital Journal Prompt #1 in Google Classroom

Digital Journal Prompt #1

Copy and paste the prompt in to your Spring semester digital journal.

1) Summarize the video on Abstract Expressionism. Describe the art work, and the intention of the artists.

2) Create your own abstract expressionist artwork using the art materials you have available to you at home. Post your finished work here.

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Digital Journal Prompt #1 in Google Classroom

Digital Journal Prompt #1

Copy and paste the prompt in to your Spring semester digital journal.

1) Summarize the video on Abstract Expressionism. Describe the art work, and the intention of the artists.

2) Create your own abstract expressionist artwork using the art materials you have available to you at home. Post your finished work here.

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Found Object Color Wheel in Google Classroom

Found Object Color Wheel

Find at least 12 objects in your house which match the 12 color wheel chart. Photograph your work.

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Found Object Color Wheel in Google Classroom

Found Object Color Wheel

Find at least 12 objects in your house which match the 12 color wheel chart. Photograph your work.

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Winter Break Drawing in Google Classroom

Winter Break Drawing

Draw something from your time off - your favorite present, meal, moment, etc. Add some color and a caption.

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Color Scheme - Paint in Google Classroom

Color Scheme - Paint

1) On a separate sheet of paper, use paint to create the following:
a. 8 shade greyscale
b. 8 shade skin tone
c. 8 shade monochromatic scale - choose any color

2) Complete the color wheel using paint.

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Winter Break Resolutions in Google Classroom

Winter Break Resolutions

Create two pages in Jamboard with 1) Images from your winter break and captions 2) Your New Year's resolutions with images.

You will be sharing these with your classmates.

Make sure you share your Jamboard with anyone with a WVUSD account.

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Mood Meter Week #1 in Google Classroom

Mood Meter Week #1

Welcome back from break everyone! How are you feeling today? I hope you are well rested and ready for second semester :)

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ArtSonia Portfolio in Google Classroom

ArtSonia Portfolio

Class code:
ZXHM-YRKW

Upload the following works from this semester onto ArtSonia.

1. Christmas/Drawing painting
2. Pop Art Project
3. Cartoon/ColorTheory Project
4. Value Project
5. Inktober 34 Gauntlet
6. Inktober 35 Balance
7. Inktober 36 Drill
8. Inktober 37 Fragile
9. Inktober 38 Hats
10. Free Draw #1
11. Brahma Drawing #2
12. Color Wheel
13. Childhood Drawing

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Christmas Painting/Drawing in Google Classroom

Christmas Painting/Drawing

Your last assignment will be to do a Christmas Painting/Drawing. Add color to your work. It is worth 20 points.

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November/December Journals in Google Classroom

November/December Journals

Submit #9-#12 journal prompts here.

9. Andy Warhol
10. Dale Chihuly
11. Emily Carr
12. Thomas Kinkade

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Journal #12 Thomas Kinkade in Google Classroom

Journal #12 Thomas Kinkade

Copy and paste this prompt in your digital journal.

Summarize any details about Thomas Kinkade's childhood. What could the light in his paintings possibly represent? From watching the interviews, describe what Thomas Kinkade was like when he was alive.

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Extra Credit - Christmas Carol Drawings  in Google Classroom

Extra Credit - Christmas Carol Drawings

Help the drama program draw scenes of the play "The Christmas Carol" to accompany their radio rendition. You'll meet with the director, Mr. Kaitz, during tutorial. Drawings will be due before Thanksgiving break. Include a private comment that you are interested. Earn extra credit for your contributions!

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Pop Art Project in Google Classroom

Pop Art Project

1) Include a clear photo of your pop art project
2) Include a selfie with your project - remember to smile! :)
3) Include a filled out self assessment (20 points)

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Thanksgiving Break in Google Classroom

Thanksgiving Break

How was your Thanksgiving break? Fill out the pie chart on google docs. Follow the instructions below. Check out my pie chart as an example.

Step 1: Open the Google Docs document where you want to add a pie chart on your PC.
Step 2: Click on Insert, followed by Chart. Then select Pie from the menu.
Step 3: A pie chart with sample data will be added in Docs.

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Pencil Outline in Google Classroom

Pencil Outline

Upload a photo of the pencil outline of your subject and pattern or quote. You only need to do one panel, one quote/pattern.

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Pop Art Photo Reference in Google Classroom

Pop Art Photo Reference

1. Upload your photo reference
2. Upload your photo with a filter
3. Draw a pattern or quote you will use.

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Principles of Design in Google Classroom

Principles of Design

Submit your principles of design notes here.

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Practice Domo in Google Classroom

Practice Domo

Print out this practice domo. We will paint together in class on 11/5.

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October Journals in Google Classroom

October Journals

5. Salvador Dali
6. Frida Kahlo
7. Pablo Picasso
8. Halloween Video Notes

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Inktober Drawing #5 in Google Classroom

Inktober Drawing #5

Choose an Inktober prompt from October 26-31. Make sure to include your chosen prompt in the drawing or private comments section.

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Cartoon/Color Theory Project in Google Classroom

Cartoon/Color Theory Project


1. Add a clear picture of cartoon/color theory project
2. Add a selfie with your cartoon/color theory project
3. Complete the self assessment and reflection

Late work will be accepted until November 9th for half credit.

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October Extra Credit in Google Classroom

October Extra Credit

You may do at maximum 2 Inktober prompts, or Fall/Halloween themed art for extra credit. You can earn up to 10 points.

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Extra Credit: Pumpkin Designing  in Google Classroom

Extra Credit: Pumpkin Designing

Carve or decorate a pumpkin for extra credit.
1. Post a picture of your pumpkin
2. Post a selfie with your pumpkin

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Inktober Drawing #4 in Google Classroom

Inktober Drawing #4

Choose an Inktober drawing from October 19-October 26. Make sure to write down the prompt in the drawing or the private comment sections.

19. Dizzy
20. Coral
21. Sleep
22. Chef
23. Rip
24. Dig
25. Buddy
26. Hide

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Ink Outline -Cartoon/Color Theory Project in Google Classroom

Ink Outline -Cartoon/Color Theory Project

Submit your progress of your cartoon/color theory project. Add ink or black colored pencil on your cartoon and zentangles. No color required yet.

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Art Supply Pick Up List in Google Classroom

Art Supply Pick Up List

Add your first and last name to the assigned time frame for Tuesday, October 27 or Thursday, October 29.

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Cartoon/Color Theory Project Week 1 - Padlet in Google Classroom

Cartoon/Color Theory Project Week 1 - Padlet

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Inktober Drawing #3 in Google Classroom

Inktober Drawing #3

Choose a prompt from Oct 12-19 to draw.
12. Slippery
13. Dune
14. Armor
15. Outpost
16. Rocket
17. Storm
18. Trap
19. Dizzy

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3 Thumbnails - Color Theory/Cartoon Project in Google Classroom

3 Thumbnails - Color Theory/Cartoon Project

Draw 3 different poses of your chosen cartoon on one sheet of paper
Circle the one you will use for you final drawing (12 in by 12 in paper)
Upload on Google Classroom this Friday October 16th

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Frida Kahlo Jamboard in Google Classroom

Frida Kahlo Jamboard

Add one fact you learned from today's videos on to the Jamboard.

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Brahma Drawing #2 in Google Classroom

Brahma Drawing #2

Create a brahma logo that reflects at least one of your interests. You can include, art, sports, history, reading, etc. You may draw your design, or use digital applications to create it.

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T-Shirt Logo Design - Freshmen Class in Google Classroom

T-Shirt Logo Design - Freshmen Class

In place of the Brahma drawing #2, you may design a shirt for the freshmen class. Include two designs

1) Small logo on the front
2) Large logo on the back

This can also be extra credit.

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Zentangle Sketches in Google Classroom

Zentangle Sketches

Upload your sketches (ink or pencil) here.

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Color Wheel in Google Classroom

Color Wheel

Complete the color wheel using colored pencils.

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Color Theory Terms in Google Classroom

Color Theory Terms

Add the term and definition on the next page using Kami.

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Free Draw #1 in Google Classroom

Free Draw #1

In place of Inktober this week, you can draw whatever inspires you this week.

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September Art Journals in Google Classroom

September Art Journals

1. Jackson Pollock
2. Faith Ringgold
3. Georgia O’Keeffe
4. Vincent Van Gogh

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Inktober Prompt 38 Hats in Google Classroom

Inktober Prompt 38 Hats

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Value Project in Google Classroom

Value Project

1. Add a clear picture of your value project
2. Add a selfie with your value project
3. Complete the self assessment and reflection

Late work will be accepted until October 2nd for half credit.

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Journal Prompt #3 Georgia O'Keeffe in Google Classroom

Journal Prompt #3 Georgia O'Keeffe

"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way." -Georgia O'Keeffe, Some Memories of Drawing
-What do you think Georgia meant by this quote?
-Summarize the short video on George O'Keefe.

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Week 4 Progress in Google Classroom

Week 4 Progress

Add your progress photos for the following dates:
1. 9/22
2. 9/23

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Inktober Prompt 37 Fragile in Google Classroom

Inktober Prompt 37 Fragile

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Value Project Week 3 Progress in Google Classroom

Value Project Week 3 Progress

Post images of your work for:
1. 9/14
2. 9/16
3. 9/18

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Value Project Week 3 Progress Padlet in Google Classroom

Value Project Week 3 Progress Padlet

Post your progress today 9/18 :)

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Inktober Prompt 36 - Drill in Google Classroom

Inktober Prompt 36 - Drill

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Extra Credit 9/11 in Google Classroom

Extra Credit 9/11

Draw a 9/11 memorial which pays tribute to the lives lost during this tragic event. Add captions to explain your design.

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Mood Meter Week #6 in Google Classroom

Mood Meter Week #6

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Value Project Week 2 Progress in Google Classroom

Value Project Week 2 Progress

1. 9/8
2. 9/9
3. 9/11

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Inktober Prompt Week 35 in Google Classroom

Inktober Prompt Week 35

Draw your re-creation of 'balance'

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Value Project Progress Week 1 in Google Classroom

Value Project Progress Week 1

1. Reference Photo with Grid
2. 9/3
3. 9/4

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August Art Journals in Google Classroom

August Art Journals

Submit your journals here.

1. Elements of Art
2. London Quarantine Artist prompt
3. Value Project
4. Artist of the Week

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Value Project Reference Photo in Google Classroom

Value Project Reference Photo

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Inktober Prompt - Week 34 in Google Classroom

Inktober Prompt - Week 34

Complete the Inktober by Monday 8/31

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Mood Meter Week #4 in Google Classroom

Mood Meter Week #4

How are you feeling today?

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Value and Line worksheets in Google Classroom

Value and Line worksheets

Submit your grey scale and line worksheet here.

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Art Journal in Google Classroom

Art Journal

In your art journals, add the date to this entry.

Read the article about the London artist. Summarize her story. If you could draw on your bedroom walls, what would you create and why?

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Line and Value worksheets in Google Classroom

Line and Value worksheets

Please print these out and complete.

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Form and shape worksheets in Google Classroom

Form and shape worksheets

Please print out and complete.

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Space and Texture in Google Classroom

Space and Texture

Print out the worksheets and complete.

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Puzzle Drawing in Google Classroom

Puzzle Drawing

Complete the grid worksheet. If you do not have a printer, please recreate the grid on a sheet of paper. Take your time with this assignment, and begin with the easiest square to draw :)

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Donations Slip in Google Classroom

Donations Slip

Please read, and get it signed by your parents.

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Signed Syllabus in Google Classroom

Signed Syllabus

Attach a scanned copy of the syllabus with a parent signature.

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Childhood Drawing in Google Classroom

Childhood Drawing

Post your work here :)

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Virtual Locker Room in Google Classroom

Virtual Locker Room

Complete the virtual locker room. Get creative with this :)

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Who I Am?  in Google Classroom

Who I Am?

Fill out the form below and send it to: rdizon@wvusd.org