7th Grade Visual Art 

Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for Girls

Alternating Days Semester Class

 

PURPOSE:

Seventh Grade Art allows students to develop both two and three dimensional art projects based on further exploration of art media and the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design.  The Art created will reflect student responses to given problems, incorporating knowledge with critical and aesthetic awareness, as well as personal creative insight.

CORE CONCEPTS:

Use of Creative Process 

Aesthetics and Criticism

Elements of  Art

Principles of Design

ART HISTORY

Use of Art Historical Examples to teach art technique, intent, and history may include the following Artists and Art Movements/Time Periods:

 

ART PRODUCTION

 

1.  Ceramic Unit

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Vocabulary: Form, Shape, Color, Texture, Emphasis, Balance, Rhythm, Slip, Score, Clay, Glaze, Anthropology, and Kiln.

Narrative Tile (each student will make at least one glazed tile)

2. Drawing Unit

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Vocabulary:  Line (Contour/Gesture/Expressive), Shape, Value, Space (Positive and Negative), Composition, Emphasis, Balance, Proportion, Perspective, Vanishing Point, and Horizon.

 

 

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3. Additive Sculpture Unit

Vocabulary:  Form, Space, Balance, Harmony, Variety, Pliers/Tools, and Craftsmanship.

Metal Wire Sculpture Project

wire horse

5. Multiples Unit

Vocabulary:  Line, Shape, Color, Texture (visual), Emphasis, Balance, Harmony, Variety, Movement, Rhythm, and Unity

 

7th Grade Art

Mr. Thies uses this web site to organize information for Art.  Student specific information will be occasionally showcased on Mr. Thies’ CranNet pages.

 You may e-mail Mr. Thies at rthies@cranbrook.edu