Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Term 3 Art Exam

 Term 3 Art Exam on the Element of Line & Texture


CASE Team: Wed April 5 - day 6

GOLD Team: Thursday April 6 - Day 1

Elements of Art Handouts

Friday, January 27, 2017

Welcome to Art 7th Graders! Art as an Idea

7th graders have begun their art journey at JCJHS!
The first week we focused on learning all about the art room, procedures and what art really is.

Focus: Art as an Idea rather than an Ability!






Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Swansea's 350th Anniversary Art Contest

JCJHS 8th grade art students are busy preparing their artwork for the 350th Anniversary Art Contest.

Theme: Reflection of Swansea's History

Media: Colored Pencils, Markers, Oil Pastels, Paint, Watercolor or Photography can be submitted.

Students are doing research on areas of interest in Swansea that they would like to use for their art. Some general ideas that are being created are Town Flags/Emblem or Crests and Maps.

We all can't wait to see the results! Selected works will be submitted to Administration for judging




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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Final Tim Burton Character Designs


Very proud of our 8th grade art students on designing an original character in the style of Tim Burton. Research and analysis was conducted on his identity as an artist and film maker. Students used his stylistic qualities to create their own character that would potentially be use





d in a Tim Burton film.

Materials: Watercolor Paper, Watercolor, sharpie

Resources: www.timburton.com, Museum of Modern Art Interactive Gallery

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Term 1 Art Exam

Study the handouts and notes on the Element of VALUE

Day 3 art students - November 3rd
Day 4 art students - November 4th

BONUS STUDY GUIDE HERE

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Tim Burton Character Design


Students are getting ready for The Art of Tim Burton Unit - where we will be exploring the art and world of Tim Burton and looking at character design.

Here's a link we will be looking at and examining from the Museum of Modern Art exhibit http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2009/timburton/
and Tim Burton's official site www.timburton.com

  Using Mac Book Minis to explore the work of Burton


 Starting our sketches