8th Grade Art
Illustration8th grade begins with an illustration project.We learn about illustrations and brainstorm a word inwhich each letter is illustrated. Each student createstheir own illustration.Pacing: We will be working on this for two weeks.M.C. Escher, Two Point Perspective andTessellationsWe will study M.C. Escher's multiple perspective drawings and tessellations. Each student will design a uniquely themed city using two-point perspective. We will also learn and draw a modified tessellation.Pacing: We will be working on these projects for three weeks.Penrose, Roger, The Impossible TriangleHomer, Winslow, Prisoners From the Front, 1866, Oil on CanvasAndrew Wyethand Landscape PaintingWe also learn about the artwork of Pennsylvania artist, Andrew Wyeth. We will learn various painting techniques and paint an original landscape painting.Pacing: We will be working on this for three weeks.NotesStudents will be drawing rough drafts, taking notes, and answering questions throughout all the studio projects.