Students will be able to identify art into categories, such as landscapes, portraits, abstract and still life art.
Students will gain a better understanding of the Elements of Art, including line, shape, color, texture, space and value.
Students will gain a better understanding of the Principles of Design, including repetition, pattern, movement, contrast, balance, harmony and unity.
Student will see how art is a reflection of the artist’s ideas, environment, and/or resources.
Students will also gain a better understanding of how to research images (photographs, painting, drawing, etc.) and read about genre/categories in art before doing their own work of art.
Patch Quilts vs Story Quilts
- Students learn about what FIBER Arts are and what they involve. They will learn what type of artworks are considered fiber art and why. They also learn one stitch called the overcast stitch while constructing their works.
- Students will gain a better understanding of the Elements of Art, with a strong focus on LINE (vertical, horizontal, diagonal, geometric, organic, broken, straight, etc.), shape, color, value.
- Recognize characteristics of one Principle of Design, visual balance (symmetrical vs asymmetrical), repetition, contrast, and unity.
- Use a variety of tools safely and appropriately to create art.
- They will use their math skills as well to create repetition and pattern with their squares and triangles. This artwork focuses more on geometric shapes appose to organic/free form shapes.
- The students will be given the following instructions at the beginning of their work:
All patch quilts will use exactly 5 colors in the quilt.
All patch quilts will have at least 1 pattern.