Use of tools using
Calder & Chihuly
ELEMENTS of ART
Line, Shape, Form
Space, Color, Value
Students will create a plastic sculptures using the additive/assemblage method of construction and found objects including water bottles and varied plastics from the recycle bins. Together with classmates they will create a hanging or standing plastic installation (using only recycled plastics) to make an impactful statement to display in their school environments.
STRETCH: Kenetic Sculpture, Environmental/Social Statement
ACADEMIC LEARNING STANDARDS: Ohio Visual Arts
5PE Examine designed objects and identify the processes and decisions made to produce them with attention to purpose, aesthetics, social issues and cultural and personal meaning.
4PR Apply art and design principles in the construction of three-dimensional artworks.
5PR Create a work of art in collaboration with others to address a social or cultural issue.
PRINC. of DESIGN
• Use easy grip or adaptive marker holders
• provide higher gauge wire to manipulate more easily.
• provide an array of easy grip players , heavy duty scissors and wire cutters.
• Written work: accommodations & modifications will be made for students based upon their IEP or 504
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Plastic & Wire
Final Installations, group critiques and individual assessments.
Teams will install final plastic installations.
Each member of the team will present to the class and teacher/administrators how they incorporated learning goals for this project into their final work of art. One student will present on each of the following areas:
STUDENT/ARTIST VOICE: What were you trying to say and why? Why did you feel this was important.
ART HISTORY & RESEARCH: What was your inspiration and who were some artists that motivated your group.
TECHNICAL SKILLS: How did the group use assemblage/armatures and the additive method to build the piece? What other construction methods were used or discovered by the group.
COMPOSITIONAL SKILLS: Explain the group's use of the elements of art and principles of design. What principle of design did you emphasise in your final piece to help create a meaningful statement.
ASSESSMENTS AND CHECKS: (160 points over 2 weeks)
30 points experimentation check (effort based)
20 points idea and interest pages of research (effort based)
10 points active self-assessment of technical skills and compositional skills
Elements of Art & Principles of Design
Final piece is worth 40 points and is based upon the visual model/rubric and meeting all the requirements of the problem given.