DELAY 8TH GRADE ART CLASS

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DELAY 8TH GRADE ART

DeLay Middle School

Visual Arts Department

Middle School Credit Curriculum

 

8th GRADE Middle School ART STUDENTS WILL LEARN ABOUT:

MEDIUMS

  • Drawing media ( pencils, charcoal, colored pencils, pen and ink, markers, etc.)
  • Paint
  • Clay
  • Printmaking
  • Sculptures

Terminology, Techniques and Skills

  • The Elements of Art
    • Line
    • Shape
    • Form
    • Texture
    • Space
    • Value
    • Color
  • The Principals of Art
    • Unity/ Variety
    • Harmony
    • Balance
    • Emphasis
    • Contrast
    • Rhythm
    • Repetition/Pattern
    • Proportion/Scale
    • Figure/ Ground Relationship
  • The Rules of Composition
  • Linear perspective
  • 2-D terms
  • 3-D terms

Art History, Historical Cultural Context, Career/ Vocational Opportunities

  • Critique/ Evaluation of a work of art
  • Resources as to where to find art
  • Resources to careers in art
  • Understanding of art style(s)
  • Career Day with a visiting art professional(s)

 

The DeLay Art Department provides opportunities for students in the following areas:

6th grade Art Class

7th grade Art Class

8th grade Art Class

8th grade Advanced High School Credit

6th grade Art Club

7th / 8th grade Art Club

Art for Athletes Club