Grade 5


LINK TO GRADE 5 CREATIVE COLOR WHEELS! 

E Portfolio:
Reflection on your color wheel + photo
(how do you feel about your final project? proud? excited? inspired?)

CLICK HERE TO TAKE THIS SURVEY!
(the most important thing you learned this year)
(what does art mean to you?)

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Block Printing
Jan-Feb 2014

In this unit students will learn the importance of safety in art as each student gets to carve their own linoleum block!  Learning the proper carving techniques, ink application, and pressure will ensure quality prints.  Each student will create a series of prints exploring the use of different colors and patterned blocks layered on top of one another. The final print will be the student's initial-carved on their own-printed in black or white as the top layer. These will look impressive displayed all together, as well as individually in unique ways.

Key Concepts:
Linoleum Block
carving tool
Ink Tray
Ink
Brayer
Safety
Responsibility
Change

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Designing your own words! 

Use the data base of block-printed letters from grade 5 HERE
(download required/desired letters)

and create your own custom collage of the letters using PICMONKEY
(see directions for making custom collages below) 


ADD YOUR WORDS TO THE GOOGLE PRESENTATION HERE!

(How to make custom collages)
http://www.picmonkey.com/ 

(sample collage made with recent photos: I added 9 into one collage by dragging and dropping images, and changing the overall size by dragging the top/bottom/side edges in and out)




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Perspective Drawing
Nov/Dec 2013
Where we are in time and place: Structure Study

All great structures in our world were once imagined and designed by an artist. In this unit we will be learning the rules and tools to make these structures come to life through perspective drawing. Using just a horizon line, vanishing point, and perspective lines, we can make magic and drawing basic forms in realistic perspective. This unit will build on our understanding of forms (as learned last year in grade 4) and help us learn the basic building blocks for architecture and design.  

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Unit 1: Collaborative Art (Zentangle Drawings)
(Sept-Oct)
In this unit we'll explore the concept of repetition (reviewing pattern, shape, and line) and develop our drawing skills.  Zentangle drawing is contemporary style of art that is recognised for its structured repetition and fine details, very similar to mehendi work seen in India, but usually only in black and white. Students will explore their personal style, exchange ideas with peers, and develop their ability to collaborate through a group project.  We will also be focusing on the purpose for the art we make and students will be able to determine what and where they will create for their final project.  Collaborative art requires planning, patience, and mutual respect upon members in a group.  Conflict resolution skills and peace management will be essential for the successful completion of the collaborative zentangle artworks. 

Access Dropbox Zentangle Folder Here



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Looking forward to the creative moments we'll have in Grade 5 this year! 

6 comments:

  1. I really like how you guys started your Zentangle Project

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  2. I think we did a good job and we should now giggle and we should work harder next time.

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  3. Gaby the zen five- Your video was awesome!! I looked through your book tons of times- I am a big fan! Are you really going to give people tattoos if they want one?

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  4. Gaby Zentangle Handkerchief - I really liked the idea of handkerchiefs! Do you think you will actually use them sometime?

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  5. I really like how you started your video.

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