Create a mixed media triptych that depicts a personal transformation.
1. Students will discuss & define composition/unity when looking at artworks and their own work.
2. Students will demonstrate planning strategies and use critique to refine their ideas and work.
3. Students will experiment and explore various mixed media processes including: digital manipulation, printmaking, weaving, stitching, painting and drawing techniques.
4. Students will demonstrate and refine design elements to create a unified triptych that depicts a personal transformation.
FCPS Visual Arts Standards
Subject Matter – The student will explore the theme of transformation and reflect on personal transformations. Discuss how to convey their personal transformations using imagery and mixed media techniques. Develop original plans, multiple steps & solutions to examine personal transformations in artwork. Apply knowledge garnered from experimentation to inform choices in artmaking. Use safe & appropriate practices when using the internet as media or informational resource.
Student will formulate & employ a variety of mixed media art techniques to create original artworks. Use digital art and design tools, software and techniques to create or enhance artworks and interpret concepts. Manipulate and use the elements of design including line, shape, form, value, color, space, and texture to express ideas in a triptych composition. Demonstrate skill and craftsmanship using mixed media materials and techniques.
Analyze and critique the visual and expressive qualities in artworks. Reflect on and evaluate work during the artmaking process to refine craftsmanship and concepts. Analyze, describe & defend aesthetic qualities found in works of art.
Analyze how time, place, culture & available resources influence an artist. Investigate & apply an understanding of how personal transformation relates to the presentation in the making & viewing of artworks. Connect ideas about self with other disciplines.