Collierville High School

CHS has 11 National Merit Semifinalists and 12 Commended Scholars

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Welcome to my world. I have been teaching at CHS for 33 years and love my job.
 
The Code image below is to access our payment site- or you can send check (make out to CHS) or cash for the supplies and class fee. Make sure to find Lancaster Art 1 Fee if you are purchasing your own supplies and if not  find Lancaster Art Box to pay for the supples.
 
We will be covering the Art Elements and Principles in this class as well as learning how to produce artwork. 

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 Teacher wish list. I always need tissues, Lysol wipes and hand sanitizer.  If you could help out my appreciation will be great.  
 
 Open house Wednesday 8-23
new web blog for Art 1
 

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Tuesday 10-17-17

2nd and 3rd period weekly due-  4th and 6th due Wednesday
 
Get sketchbook  and art box- pick up a piece of manila paper and fold hamburger one time- hold vertically(portrait)  put your name at the top-
Bellwork- at the top of the paper put B,CL,O turn paper to landscape- put B,CL,O - turn paper again and put B,CL,O,CR  - these blind contours of the big photo of the brown bottle.  
 
Next flip paper over- intro to control contour- see photo- write at the top of the paper B/C,CL,O,CR  try your first control contour-  control means you can look at the paper
 
next fold out the paper and fold back- turn paper landscape and set up in 3rds- left top of paper- B,CL,O,CR   middle of paper- B/C,CL,O  left side of paper B/C,CL,O,CR  - pick a bottle of your choice and do the drawings
 
last -page- turn portrait and write these letters- B/C,O,CR- yes that means you can look at the paper and erase- not continuous line-.   see photo examples
 
 
5th period - inked project paper with calligraphy weighted lines-  
 
Graphic media- gradient set selection and guides see example Weekly due and graded robot 

Monday 10-16

welcome back from fall break
art 1. Non 5th.   1.bellwork of fall break memory sketch with written explanation, 2. Grade review and critique. On back the of grade sheet tell me what you did best and what needs work on so you can be exempt from art exam, 3. Manila paper from art box. Open out and fold back to clean pages. Side 1 put name and date.  Do a b,cL,o of your glue bottle and ink bottles one in front of the other . Side 2 do a b,cL,o,cr of same subjects, side 3 do a sketch of objects. 6th did not get to this one.  if time on side 4 introduce control contours. Only 2nd did this.  Put all papers inside of the Manila paper and turn in.  Drawings are quiz grade. 
 
5th art 1. Same bellwork and grade critique, copied the page setup from my sketchbook to theirs on watercolor techniques.  Teacher directed the painting of the page, got drawings from practice paper and did watercolor washes to set up base colored of gourd photo. Looked great.
 
graphic media- robot with basic marquee shapes had to have background graded in class basic use of photoshop marque tools and short cuts to make shapes were evaluated.