Unit plan for beginning Drawing students introducing a brief history of Drawing and the Element of Line. This unit will introduce students to the element of Line and how to utilize line in a Blind Contour Drawing, an Outline exercise with Geometric forms, and a Contour Line Still-Life. 3 Lessons in one!
Included in the Zipped folder:
*1 Unit Plan: Description, National Visual Arts Standards Alignment (see below for covered standards), Unit Objectives, Resources, Materials, Vocabulary, and Student Day-by-Day Experience.
*1 PowerPoint: A brief history of Drawing, How artist learn to see for Drawing, Introduction of 3 exercises: Blind Contour portraits, Geometric Form still Life in Outline, and Contour Line Still Life.
*1 Folder for Blind Contour Portraits: Video Tutorial, Example, Rubric
*1 Folder for Geometric Form Still Life: Example, Rubric
*1 Folder for Contour Line Still Life: Example, Rubric
Visual Arts Standards:
VA:Cr1.1.Ia Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
VA:Cr2.1.Ia Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan
VA:Cr3.1.IIa Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision. The standard used is from Presenting.
VA:Re7.1.Ia Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
VA:Re7.2.Ia: Analyze how one’s understanding of the world is affected by experiencing visual imagery.
VA:Re9.1.Ia Establish relevant criteria in order to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.