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Craftsmanship: is the quality that comes from creating with passion, care, and attention to detail. It is a quality that is honed, refined, and practiced.
Visual Arts Standard F1.2 Explore the effects and merits of different solutions to solve artistic problems.
Visual Arts Standard FO2.1 Use creative and innovative ideas to complete personal art work.
Visual Arts Standard S3.2 Develop craftsmanship through repeated practice.
Daily Drawing Prompts: Complete #1 of the prompts below and choose one more. Please spend at least 15 minutes on (some children will want to expand upon it). Please discuss the idea of creating using good craftsmanship. Please emphasize attention to details, such as, creating a background to go with the subject. These activities are designed to spark creativity. Supplies can be whatever you have available.
COMPLETE Number #1 then choose any other activity to complete as well:
#1: Draw a picture thanking someone in the medical field, working at our grocery stores, truck drivers, or anyone else that is helping our community and world during this time. This can be something they choose to give person they might know or you could post it on a social media platform as a way of showing appreciation.
>Visual Art Standard F3.1: Create artwork that promotes public awareness of community and or global concerns.
More Drawing Ideas:
- Imagine you found and egg outside and you brought it inside overnightand it hatched. Draw what hatched out the egg. It can be real or imaginary.
- Draw your favorite animal.
- Create a still life using objects you find in your house.
- Draw what it would look like to live underwater?
- Draw something you see in your neighborhood or backyard.
Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIQKZghtyiY&app=desktop on the Artist, Andy Goldsworthy.
Andy Goldsworthy, (born July 26, 1956, Cheshire, England), British sculptor, land artist, and photographer known for creating artwork in the outdoors from natural materials found on-site. He documents his pieces through photograph.
Shape: a flat area such as a circle or a square that has clear boundaries.
Form: a three dimensional object, such as a cube or ball.
Sculpture: An art work made from modeling, joining, or carving materials into a three-dimensional form.
Look at the art work of Andy Goldsworthy create a sculpture or a piece of art using found objects from inside or outside your house. This can be a design inspired by Goldsworthy or you can create something that appears to be more realistic. Take a picture to document your piece.
Inside: Legos, silverware, crayons, pencils, dishes, cups, cans, cut up cereal boxes. etc.
Outside: leaves, sticks, pieces of grass, flowers, stones from the yard.
Art Scavenger Hunt
Vocabulary words for scavenger hunt are underlined.
Read below and look at the differt exmples for shapes, forms, color, texture. Then LOOK for the list of items to gather and create!
- Are circles, rectangles, squares, triangles and so on.
- Most geometric shapes are made by humans.
Organic (natural) shapes:
- Are shapes with a natural look and a flowing and curving appearance.
- Organic shapes and forms are typically irregular or asymmetrical.
- Organic shapes are from the nature, like plants and animals.
Form: a three-dimensional object, such as a sphere, cone, cylinder or cube .
- The three colors used to make all other colors.
red, yellow, blue (R, Y, B)
- The three colors made by mixing two primary colors together.
purple, green, orange
(R+B=P), (Y+B=G), (Y+R=O)
- The way a surface looks or feels
- Smooth, rough, bumpy, slippery, soft, furry, etc.
Scavenger Hunt Activities
- Find 5 geometric shapes (circle, square, triangle) in your house or outside.
- Find 5 organic shapes in your house or outside.
- Find 3 different forms.
- Find 3 objects that are the primary colors.
- Find 3 objects that are secondary colors.
Questions to ask your child: You can have them write them down or have them tell you.
What are the primary colors?
Why are the primary colors important?
What are the secondary colors?
What two primary colors make green?
What two primary colors make purple?
What two primary colors make orange?
Can you name the five texture you found?
What is the difference between organic and geometric shape?
Can you name all your three-dimensional forms.
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