Mrs. MacKnight - Archive 09/2012 Notes

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Posted: September 8, 2011

 If you would like to see what you might have missed when you were absent, or if your parents would like to see what you are working on in art class, you can check the entries on the calendar on the lower right. The art room is open daily at noon if you wish to come in and catch up on work. There may be two sets of entries- one for grade 9 and one for grade 11.  

Posted: September 7, 2011

Art 9 1. Discussion: If I am not going to be an artist, why do I have to take art? (Good question. I can answer that!) 2. Activity: Sketchbook cover designs Art 110 1. Course outline 2. Materials 3. Discussion: Is Art important? 4. Learning Survey for Art 110

Posted: September 5, 2011

If you are taking visual art with me this semester, you will need the following items. A sketchbook (A simple one is provided for free but students may choose to purchase their own. Please do not confuse sketchbooks and scrapbooks. Scrapboooks often do not contain good drawing paper.) Pencil crayons (They are on sale for great prices right now!) Pencils and erasers Ruler Scissors Glue stick  

Posted: January 12, 2011

We are down to the last few classes. Online marks are up to date. Please check for any missing work that needs to be passed in. Also, don't forget to take home any work you would like to keep.

Posted: December 1, 2010

Here are some daily notes from the Smartboard up to November 30th, 2010. If you are home this week, and you need directions for the papier mache asignment, please email me for the file or create a sculpture from found materials at home.
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Posted: November 19, 2010

Here are some recent daily Smartboard notes up to  November 26th.
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I have posted our Daily notes under "Documents". If you are sick and want to see what you missed, please check these to see what you missed.

Posted: September 15, 2010

Art 9 - We have finishe NAME assignments and worked on shading techniques today (ask for shading sheet if you missed this). Art 110 - We are continuing to work on our SHOE drawings with an emphasis on CONTOUR and LINE.  

Posted: September 9, 2010

Art 9 - Students created 6 original patterns (/10). Tomorrow you will need your pencil crayons.   Art 110 - Upside Down drawing and Blind Contour drawing (/5 each). If you missed today, please complete these on your own and pass in ASAP.

Posted: September 7, 2010

Course outlines for Visual Art 9 and Visual Art 110 are posted below. To get ready for class, don't forget to get a set of pencil crayons as well as good quality pencils and erasers.See everyone tomorrow!

Posted: April 7, 2010

Grade 10 - We looked at the art of Robert Bateman and talked about ways to us complementary colors on the color wheel to create neutral or natural colors. Tomorrow you will choose either landscape or wildlife as a subject for watercolor paintings.

Posted: March 30, 2010

Please pass in all overdue work by the end of the day. All marks have been updated on the website.

Posted: March 25, 2010

Your marks are now posted on the MVHS website.Please contact me for your password. I will be marking work this weekend and updating them on Monday morning (March 29).

Posted: March 25, 2010

Art 120 - Keep working on your acrylic paintings. Many starting to add colour now. They look great so far! Art 10 - Please pass in your "Comix" paintings ASAP so I may mark them and update your marks for Monday. Keep working on your 3 skill drawings: Facial Proportions, The Skeleton and The Word Shape Assignment Art 9 - Keep working on your individual assignments. You are doing very well at working independently. Art Club - It was decided the Art Club needs to be revitalized. Next Thursday we will be meeting to discuss this.

Posted: March 8, 2010

Art 120 - We worked on our Cubist Still life today. Art 9 - Working on Kaleidoscope Paintings today. Art 10 - Worked on Cubist Still Life today.