Symmetry – same on both sides
Dominance – focal point
Person/People – rule of thirds
Animal – birds, pets
Nature- trees, flowers, mountains
Giants View – looking down
Ants View – looking up
Part of Subject (close-up) super close-up
Montage – series of 5 photos with theme (trees, flowers, people)
Vertical – up and down
Horizontal – across
Interesting Lines – lines in a pattern
2/3rds rule – not centered
Unusual Angle – tilt camera
Texture – Surface (bumpy, rough)
Far Away Detail – Everything in focus
Close-Up Fuzzy Background – Latest IPhone in Portrait Mode, Digital SLR use focus
On Campus (photo groups) and
Off Campus Photo Shoots
-One Point Perspective
-Two Point Perspective
-River Hawk Walk
THINKING ABOUT The Art World? ... YOU ABSOLUTELY SHOULD!!!!
Type a one page double spaced paper in your own words about the following opportunities in 12 point Times for up to 5 points extra credit. Photo at Event and/or Printed Material Evidence Required. Limit is one per quarter.
1. Tell your elected officials why arts education and programs are important.
2. Voice your advocacy to your administration for more arts programs in your school district.
3. Become a member at a local or county museum! (Research Museums in Los Angeles!)
4. Visit museums and exhibitions (openings are really fun).
5. Support the National Endowment for the Arts or your favorite local or public arts program.
6. Buy from local online artists for home decor, crafts, and gifts.
7. Go see a live concert, broadway show, or local play in your community.
8. Volunteer your time at a school or community center during an arts class.
9. Participate in a visual or performance arts class and learn a new skill.
10. BECOME AN ART TEACHER!
• demonstrate use of a diverse number of art tools and media
• apply design elements and principles
• use two and three dimensional media for expression
• apply the use of media skills in a problem solving context
• utilize technology to communicate ideas to achieve artistic solutions
• produce art work which displays knowledge of diverse cultures, styles, and periods of art, ART CRITICISM Analysis, Interpretation, and Judgment
• recognize and analyze design elements
• recognize art media and processes
• recognize artistic mood and expression
• exhibit art work
• discuss connections between visual arts and other disciplines
• site criteria and offer reasons for judgments of artwork ART HISTORY, Visual Arts Heritage
• research historical and cultural contexts of art
• examine the historical and cultural understanding of artworks
• identify styles, influences, and themes in art
• discover relevant community creative resources
Additional In Class Projects
-River Hawk Walk Poster
Digital Photo Thank you http://www.http://edynamiclearning.com, icp.org, digitalwish.com,
Scavenger Hunt Photos (Home Photos)
Instructions: 1 Scavenger Hunt Photo Shoot per week required. The following compositions are required for each photo Category: Close up / Fuzzy background or Close up / part of subject, Giants View, Ants View, Unusual Angle, Symmetrical or 2/3rds Rule. Add extra compositions and get extra credit. 10 points a week for photos. 5 Photos, 1 of each composition.
1. Coin in Fountain or Coin in unusual place
2. Eating ice cream or frozen dessert
3. Wearing something blue
4. Someone Dancing
5. Someone in wacky outfit
6. Eating a sit down meal
7. Someone in a formal outfit
8. Modeling Sunglasses
9. Tossing an object in the air
10. Eating a healthy snack
11. In front of a store
12. Picking up something from the floor
13. Person with an animal
14. Posing like a famous musician
15. Posing with a hat
Time Permitting - Required
16. Photo with primary color red
17. Photo with secondary color green
18. Photo with neutral color brown
19. 3 types of leaves
20. Bouquet of Flowers
Extra Credit Scavenger Hunt (one per quarter)
21. Someone riding a bike
22. Person or people jumping in the air
23. Car or truck you really like
24. Reflection in glass
25. Hand holding brand new product
26. Someone demonstrating a Karate move