Welcome to Visual Art!This page is a resource for you to view:
- Powerpoints seen in class for notes
- Examples of Projects
- Links to videos and other websites
This website changes as we progress throughout the schoolyear, so keep checking back for resources
Participation Points (10%):
· Earned each class period.
· Includes being in your assigned seat when bell rings, bringing proper materials, taking class notes, on task for entire class period and proper area clean-up. Cannot be earned if not in class!
· Make-up participation points can be earned at lunch. Make prior arrangements. Minimum of 30 min per hour missed is required to receive make-up credit.
· Participation points can also be made up through extra credit activities such as: high quality extra sketchbook drawings, attending concerts, plays or visiting museums.
Project Grades (50%):
· Projects range in point value from100-200 points depending on level of difficulty or time involved.
· Projects must be completed before grading. Unfinished projects will receive an incomplete or 0.
· Projects will reflect how well the student has met the objectives of the lesson in the following 3 areas: Creativity, Workmanship and Aesthetics.
· Final Exam and/or project will be given at the end of the semester.
· Textbook Notes, Quizzesand written activities.
o Will contain: Assignment Sheet, Course Syllabus, Project Directions & Class Notes, Homework Assignments
o Collected and Graded every other week
· Semester 1: Due Friday, Dec. 4, 2014; Semester 2: Due Friday, May 15, 2015
· 10% of original point value will be deducted
· Student is responsible for getting information and supplies necessary.
· Excused Absences: All work wil lreceive full point value if turned in within 2 weeks of absence.Open Lab: Every Thursday 2:45 to 4:00 Some exceptions will apply. Lab time is also available by appointment (lunch, after school etc.)
General Grading Criteria:
A work is:
· Very neat, has followed guidelines/assignment,creative, shows exemplary skill/technique required of the assignment and is outstanding in overall quality.
B work is:
· Neat, has followed most guidelines/assignment, is fairly creative, shows skill/technique required of the assignment and is very good in overall quality.
C work is:
· Somewhat neat (may have a pencil mark or two), has followed some guidelines/assignment, is somewhat creative, show some skill/technique required of the assignment and lacks in quality.
D work is:
· Lacking in neatness, has not followed most guidelines/assignment, lacks creativity, lacks skill/technique required of the assignment and is overall poor in quality.
F work is:
· Unfinished or not turned in.
· No lab fees are required however; some projects will require additional materials for students to purchase. Please inform the teacher if this is a problem so that arrangements can be made.
· Graphite Pencils (Can use drawing pencils)
· Pencil sharpener
· Eraser (White plastic)
· ExtraFine black sharpie
· 9x12 (spiral or book) bound sketchbook (available at the Shark Shop for $3)
· Assortedcolor pencils
Classroom Rules ( Loss of Participation Points if not followed):
· Beon time, in seat with materials ready to work. (3-5 points lost)
· Respect & treat others as you would like to be treated. This includes: talking out/interrupting and inappropriate behavior. (3-5 points lost)
· No Foolish Behavior! (5-10 points lost)
· Each student is expected to participate in classroom clean-up. (3-5 points lost)
· CellPhones & Electronic Devices OFF & put away. No Exceptions. (5 points lost)
1. Verbal Warning
2. 30 minute detention & phone call home
3. 60 Minute detention & phone call home
4. Referral to Assistant Principal and phone call home.
Masters of Illusion Video
- Download/Print out the worksheet below:
Masters of Illusion Worksheet
- Follow the Link on this website to the youtube video
- Answer the questions on the worksheet as you watch the video
- *Important! You must watch both part 1 and part 2 for the worksheet.
Masters Part 1 here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU5khzhizNIMasters Part 2 here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jrqBJPhqq4
- Download/Print out the worksheet below: