Collierville High School

Akaash Padmanabha named a Presidential Scholar semifinalist. . .CHS now has 14 students with Perfect ACT scores and 9 National Merit Finalists. . .The VEXANS VEX Robotics team won the Amaze and Teamwork Awards at the VEX Robotics World Championships


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Welcome to my world. I have been teaching at CHS for 33 years and love my job.
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We will be covering the Art Elements and Principles in this class as well as learning how to produce artwork. 

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 Open house Wednesday 8-23
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Friday club day 10-27

Art 1 non 5th- practice calligraphy line
Art 1 5th weekly due- intro to shape and go over quiz-
Graphic media-  quick mask project

Wednesday 10-25

2-4th psat. Went to gym 
5th finished project and critique. Review on laptop for line quiz on Thursday 
6th find a view of set up for final project Took 4 photos of set up using phone as view finder

Fernand Léger - Wikipedia
Still Life with a Beer Mug, 1921, oil on canvas, Tate, London
5th period. After quiz we looked at this image   They had to write/ tell and draw/show how the artist used line in this piece.

Thursday. 10-26

2-4th and 6th
4th weekly due 
find end a view of composition.  Make 4 photos using phone.  Completed 4 thumbnail images in sketchbook to look N.C. refine composition 
did drawing on larger paper for practice page 
see examples 
5th period. Finished project, quiz on line, line evaluation looking at work of art sketchbook grade.
Graphic media quick mask intro lesson 8 

5th period finished. Layered. Background black lines re- Inked. 
Questions.  Is there washes and dry brush showing. Is there value/intensity change. Is there color change. Is there white areas showing in composition by lifting out color and letting paper show
fill out critique 

Tuesday 10-24-17 inking and calligraphy line

Get sketch book- bell work- draw one from each side with brush do not predraw
class- inked car,or animal, inked flower-
Demonstrated how to find a view- see examples of all of class work
5th- finished layering the watercolor and added dry brushing details- re inked the lines if paint covered the ink
fill out critique of the piece
Graphic media- finished project 5 with flower selections and introduced color range lesson7

after we inked the bellwork, the car or animal- we then inked a flower- i may allow you to predraw a control contour of the flower making sure it touches all 4 sides of the paper then calligraphy line the drawing.  you are not painting you are inking.