Mr. Benson

Nov 13- 17

Clay vessels

Form vs Function

October 10-   Friday the 13th

Art X Linocuts

Advanced Art Self Portraits

Vex 6 Fantasy tree house painting

Vex 7 abstract

Sept 25-29 Collages

Grade 6 Art Combination drawings/ water posters

Sept 18- 22 Collages

Sept 8 -15 Still Life with plant Graphite or colored pencil.

Middle School Courtyard flower drawings in homage to Georgia O’keefe.

August 26-28

In the studio - For all classes

Introduction to rules overview of syllabus

Middle School Visual Art

Art Exploratory

Advanced Art

Podcast - Morning Announcements and news

Partake of same and straightaway

Podcast - Morning Announcements

August 29-September 1

In the studio - Value Drawings

Sept 5- 8

Art One- Color Theory  Introduction to mixing colors and making a color wheel. Exploring designs for pattern paintings.

 

May 30- June 2

Art X Monochromatic paintings/ Linocuts

Vex 6 Combo Drawings

Vex 8 Water color storyboards

May 1-5

Art X Critique

Vex 6 Water Color still life

Vex 8 Clay vessels

 

Art XStill life acrylic on canvas.

Vex 8 monochromatic painting

Vex 6 Clay monsters Bring in bags for HW

April

March 27-31 Art X portraits

March 20-24 Art X

Chuck Close portraits Large Grid Small Grid

Sixth Grade Combo drawings

Eighth Grade Color Theory Designs

March 13-17 Clean up all of the clay dust and begin Chuck Close style Portraits

March 6-10 Clay Aiken to work with Clay

February 27-March 3

Story Preservation Listening to and drawing birds

Exploring bird anatomy and natural surroundings.

Vex middle school Painting presentations.

 

Feb 6-10 Value Drawings!

January 30-Feb 3

Introductions

January 17- 20

Art Exploratory Negative space drawings

Vex 6 Perspective drawings

Vex 8 Negative space Drawings

Advanced Art Patterns

January 9-13

December 19-20

December 12-16

Nov 28- Dec 2

Art Exploratory Google drawings

Advanced Art Google Drawings

Vex Google drawings.

Nov 14-18

Art Exploratory Lino cut prints are due this week.

Begin to choose image for Chuck Close style portrait

Advanced art Lino multi color reduction prints are due this week

Vex Storyboards

Nov 7-11

Art exploratory Lino cut prints

Advanced art Lino cut multi color prints.

Vex 6 combination drawings

Vex 8 collages

Oct 31-Nov 3

Vex

Blind contour drawing  Shading drawing!

Art exploratory linocut designs

Art Advanced linocut multicolor relief

 

Oct 24-28

Linocuts demo

Vex 6 perspective

vex 8 accordion panels with original stories

Oct 17-21

Vex 6 perspective

Vex art 8 - accordion story.

Art X Still life acrylic painting

Advanced Art Still life acrylic painting

Oct 11-14

Art One Continue pattern paintings

Art One Thumbnails to develop a strong composition

Still life Painting

Vex Art   Drawing and painting still life

Newscast review

 

 

 

 

 

 



Visual Art Middle School Course Syllabus

High School Art Class Contract

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May 9-13 photoshop the post office cancellation

May 2-6 Still going postal

April 25-29 Cancellation for the Post Office

Clay vessels

April 11-15 Sub

April 4-8

March 28-April 1

March 21-25

Advanced Art Acrylic Paintings

Vex art perspective drawings

March 14-18

Advanced Art Acrylic Paintings

Art Exploratory  Clay Vessels

Vex Art Hand building with clay

 

 

Leap year to March 4th.

Advanced art – still life painting

Art one clay days begin

Vex art portraits

 

February 22- 26

Art One Color theory

Art Two personal still life on canvas

Vex

February 8-12 Lino prints for art one

personal still life art two

February 1-5 Linocuts

Pinch pots

Vex Value drawings

January 25-29

Art one Lino prints and line work

Art two Pinch Pots

January 19-22

Finals

January 11-15

Art One canvas multimedia

Vex monochromatic self portraits

January 4-8

Vex Prepping for the monochromatic painting

Art One introduction to one point perspective…Drawing the hallway.

December 21-13

December 14-18

Art One accordion books

Vex color wheel

 

December 7-12

Art One accordion books

Vex art more clay vessels

Photoshop PSA designs

November 30 December 4

Art One presentations on linocuts

Vex art Yay clay!

 

 

November  23-24

Art One continue with he lino cut prints.

Podcast you know what to do and when to do it.

Digital imagine Landscapes

Vex art Designing a clay vessel.

 

November 16-

Art One Lino cuts Demo Monday Tuesday being designing

Digital imaging Making our CD unity is the key

Vex Art Designing our tree houses.

November 9-13

Art One – Fun with Clay

Vex art Shading

November 2-

Art one self portraits.

October 19-

Art one Self Portraits

Middle school art perspective with block letters.

October 13-16

Artist statements on paintings

in the studio….Self portraits

October 5-9

Painting close up flowers O’keefe style

Exploring Shutter speed

Digital imaging continue action photos multilayer collage

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Digital Imaging Action photos

 

Digital Imaging – we’re working on layers

 

Dear Student,

First, I’d like to say welcome back or if it’s your first year welcome to Hinsdale Middle High School. I hope you had a great vacation.   I’m excited to start and I look forward to helping you create a lot of great artwork. If you have any questions just pop in the art room.  I can also be reached by email at tbenson@hnhsd.org

Thank you,

Tim Benson
Visual Art Teacher
336 5984 ext. 7827

August 26-28

In the studio - For all classes

Introduction to rules overview of syllabus

Middle School Visual Art

Art Exploratory

Advanced Art

Podcast - Morning Announcements and news

Partake of same and straightaway

Podcast - Morning Announcements

August 31-September 2

In the studio - Value Drawings

Sept 6- 19

Art One- Color Theory  Introduction to mixing colors and making a color wheel. Exploring designs for pattern paintings.

Photoshop Articles and advertisements. Manipulating abstract close up photos