Tuesday, 26 December 2017

DOTS - Constellations


Dots creating shapes

A constellation is a group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological figure. Modern astronomers divide the sky into eighty-eight constellations with defined boundaries.
Summer triangle. Public Domain from wikimedia
Dipper constellations. Public Domain from wikimedia

Draw (undraw) one constellations in sgraffito technique (esgrafiado) using wax crayons.

Find your templates here.

In TPR you will create ¡a constellation lightbox with your artwork!.

Or... do you prefer using Splatter Art?

Saturday, 2 December 2017

DOTS - Aboriginal Art

Dots create lines and shapes

Find information here about Aboriginal Art in Australia.

Create your "Dreamtime story" in Aboriginal Australian Art.
  1. Sketches
  2. Legend
  3. Final Sketch
  4. Test colors and dotting
  5. Find ideas for elements and background here
  6. Final artwork
  7. Digital Dreamtime story

Rubric for self assessment, peer assessment and teacher assessment

DOTS - Huge dots and circumferences

Sonia Delaunay (November 14, 1885 – December 5, 1979) was a Jewish-French artist who, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. Her work extends to painting, textile design and stage set design.

Students will be able to interpret and create visual symbols to communicate ideas.
Based on Delaunay Art:

We will use: