Each quarter we will focus on new Artists, Vocabulary, Materials, and Skills, along with other topics to meet our Indiana State Visual Art Standards.
QUARTER ONE Standards 1/2 and 6/7
Vertical, Horizontal, Diagonal
Curve, Wavy, Zig Zag,
Symmetrical - same on both sides
Asymmetrical - one side is heavier than the other
Radial - Same all around - like a wheel
Styles of Art
For a great explanation of Traditional vs. Contemporary Art Styles, visit this blog.
QUARTER TWO Standards 1/2 and 6/7
Geometric Shapes - All sides are straight; All corners are pointy. May be made with as little as 3 sides (triangle) or many sides.
Creating a 3 Dimensional world on a 2 Dimensional (flat) surface.
You can create perspective many ways. Some include:
The only way to get better at an idea is to practice!
Here is a link to a Pinterest Board full of
possible projects to help you understand
QUARTER THREE Standard 3/4/5 and 6/7
Primary Colors: RED YELLOW BLUE
Secondary Colors: PURPLE ORANGE GREEN
Complementary Colors: Primary and the Secondary color directly across from it on the color wheel.
RED & GREEN YELLOW & PURPLE BLUE & ORANGE
Value: The lightness or darkness of a Color
Tint: To make a color Lighter. Add white, or press lightly.
Shade: To make a color Darker. Add black, or press harder.