ART PROJECTS AND ASSIGNMENTS FOR ART LEARNERS, HOME-SCHOOLERS,
AND ART TEACHERS

 

Turn 2 dimensional shapes into 3 dimensional masses or volumes by adding surfaces and tonality to suggest light and shadow
Breakup design series teaches the skills of mixing color and neatly applying paint to areas.
Interpret an interesting picture composition. After pencil-drawing the areas, Interpret each space for darkness, detail, and soft versus hard edges.
"Art by Accident" is an imagination builder appropriate for any age. Wet in wet effects become the idea source for imaginative subjects added later.
Step by step demo on making
a personal symbols
wall plaque, using stamps
and add-ons.
A nice wall pocket can be done in a half hour or less using the step by step instructions in this demo.
Achievement
ART SKILLS - - There are many art skills which can be taught and develope with use and practice. Here are some of these.
GOOD STUDENT ART - - Some recent art work done by students in the Pinkmeister's classes
Drawing the human body in proportion can be done in a variety of ways. Figure drawing builds the skill of accurately drawing from observation.
Pictures are comprised of areas, each of these areas contribute to a good drawing or painting.
Compare the work of two artists. Compare method and expressive qualities as well as design features and visual elements
Draw the human face using guide lines; three views include front, profile and 3 quarter views.
Slab built clay projects for high school and middle school. Decorated and assembled bases, sides and decorative elements.
Design and composition lesson defines terms like repetition, contrast, emphasis, etc.
"Near and Far" Introduces features of simple perspective; overlapping, size changes, and the use of horizon - a reference to distance.
Discover master artists like Vincent VanGogh,
Claude Monet or Pablo Picasso. These sites are good places to learn about them.
Detail in a drawn or painted picture adds visual richness as well as defining the subject.
3D studio offers this mask project. Here are step by step samples
Why teach art in school?
Plus other topics on art and culture.
numerous design related assignments

2017

 


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Map Art Class 7

Map Art Class 8


Map Art S1 Draw


Map Art S2 Color


High Standards Art


Art-Smart Know things


Turn 2d to 3d


Drawing Warm ups

Art Skills Map forTeachers


Ideas that follow Themes


General Info if You're new


Art Skills, Skills for Art

Basics of Composition


Art Work by Students


Art Lessons, 2dto3d, 


3 Challenges to Creative Process


Art Class,  Independent

Advanced Art Guides 


Art?? Why Art in School


Art Links


Beginning A Picture, Checklist


Class 7, design, " breakup"


Easy Clay Projects


Additional Clay Designs slab and coil


Painting and Color 

Basics of Composition

More about Composition
Organization in Art


Cropping, finding a Picture Inside a Picture


Index of Design Lessons


 Detail:  Small Items of Interest in your Pictures 


Discovery &  Invention things which enhance creativity


Drawing Assignments, 


Fantasy & Imagination, Exercises 


Judging  Good Art?


Art Ideas Concepts & Aids to Creativity


Developing Ideas for Art


Picture Analysis


Idea
Development in Art

Picture Analysis How to look at Art 


Themes Styles


Students at Work or - -


Art Class 7, 8 Assignments


Learning to Look at Art, Part one

Learning to Look at Art, Part Two

Art Links to some Great Art on Net
 

3D & Sculpture
3D Terms

3 Creative Tasks


Paint Mix Paint to Edges


Abstraction 1


Achievement Standard


Advanced Independent


Analyze Art

Art Skills Map


Art Curriculum


Art Expresses Ideas


Art k-12 Value of Art


Art Links


Art Links 2


Art Links 3


Art Links 4


Art Map 3d


Art Skills


Art Skills Map


Art Smart


To Aspiring Artists


How do I begin a picture?

Design 1, Break up space