Wed. Feb. 14 #positivespace #negativespace #stencils #gridenlargement

Intro To Art: Making Multi-Colored Stencils

  • STWBAT Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes by using X-ACTO knives to create a 1 color stencil
  • STW apply media, techniques, and processes with sufficient skill, confidence, and sensitivity that their intentions are carried out in their artworks by creating a 1 color stencil using steps that are demonstrated in class.

Yesterday we had a chance to take some time and create a more complex shaped stencil using our school mascot (see below)


Taking into consideration what we already know about using POSITIVE and NEGATIVE SPACE to create a stencil, we are going to focus on creating a multi-colored stencil using work from yesterday paired with 3 additional stencils to create a mutli-colored design.  Additionally, for students that were absent yesterday, take a look at the linked video to see how this process is worked out for making t-shirts here.

Reference image used for ONE COLOR STENCIL work



REFLECTION QUESTION: Taking into consideration what we have already worked on and completed, I’d like you to think about what steps from our demonstration need to be solved as you add paint so that your final design comes out looking like the version below.large.png

Adv. Drawing: Grid Enlargement and The Chuck Close Experiment

  • SWBAT apply their understanding for enlarging a photograph by recalling steps taken to create a grid drawing and building an enlarged image from a photograph.
  • SW listen to directions and be able to retell specific steps taken in the GRID ENLARGEMENT process by checking their peers work through a private critique.

We will wrap up our independent work using a grid to enlarge a simple drawing today during the first half of class.  With the second half, we will be focusing on artist Chuck Close and his use of the GRID ENLARGEMENT drawing/painting style in regards to our first independent finished drawing.

Below are the requirements and guidelines that you will be responsible for following to ensure full credit on your first assignment.

Chuck Close experiment.png



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