Calligraphy Color & Composition

CALLIGRAPHY, COLOR, AND COMPOSITION
GRADES 9-12
2.5 CREDITS – 1/2 YEAR




Class Material List:

1-Sturdy Folder
1-Box #2 Pencils  (Pencils will not be provided! Come everyday with a pencil)
1-Eraser

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The major emphasis of Calligraphy, Color and Composition is to provide students with the skills, techniques and historical knowledge necessary to produce contemporary calligraphic artworks. Students will learn color theory, elements and principles of design, layout basics, as well as calligraphic handwriting techniques to increase skill and incorporate these into striking final compositions. Emphasis will be on: experimenting with color to internalize concepts of color theory, investigating historical and contemporary works in different arenas, exploring compositional elements, utilizing various techniques in a variety of media, and practicing handwriting skills.

 

AT THE COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, THE STUDENT SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

1. UTILIZE CALLIGRAPHIC WRITING TOOLS WITH A SATISFACTORY LEVEL OF MASTERY;

2. RENDER BASIC ITALIC SCRIPT WITH A SATISFACTORY LEVEL OF ACCURACY;

3. USE BASIC COLOR THEORY CONCEPTS WITH A SATISFACTORY LEVEL OF ACCURACY;

4. USE SUBJECT RELATED VOCABULARY COMPETENTLY BOTH VERBALLY AND WRITTEN;

5. USE BASIC DESIGN, COMPOSITIONAL SKILLS, ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN WITH A SATISFACTORY LEVEL OF ACCURACY.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

THE STUDENT WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

â COMPLETE ALL ASSIGNMENTS, MEETING STATED OBJECTIVES AND DUE DATES;
â STAY ON TASK AT ALL TIMES;
â ADHERE TO ALL SCHOOL RULES;
â MAKE VALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO ALL CLASS DISCUSSIONS;
â COME TO CLASS ON TIME WITH ALL NECESSARY MATERIALS;
â SIGN AND FOLLOW BEHAVIORAL AGREEMENT AND ALL STUDIO CODES OF CONDUCT.

EVALUATION:

PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES (COMPLETED IN SCHOOL OR AT HOME) 75%
ALL OTHER GRADED ITEMS 25% (AVERAGED BY CATEGORY)




SLIDESHOWS & VIDEOS:

1.Mixed Media Dedication Collages.ppt

2. Elements & Principles of Art in.ppt

3.Patterned Borders: https://docs.google.com/a/nbtschools.org/presentation/d/1NSJgvccs8eKjp0koggv4GdAQGmr9I288xu3pRCQWCEk/edit?usp=sharing

4.FAVORITE ANIMAL IN CALLIGRAPHY.ppt 

5.Watercolor Techniques.ppt

6. Asian Motifs Asian Motifs.ppt