Welcome Kellogg parents and students! As a student in Year 1 (6th Grade) of Art 1st quarter, the students will explore the
foundations of art through a variety of projects based on the Elements and
Principles of Design, beginning with line. A variety of media will be used, including: watercolor
paint, acrylic paint, oil pastels, collage and digital media. Creativity,
Design, craftsmanship and originality will be assessed through the use of the
elements and principles of design. Good composition, visual organization,
development of creative thinking, and visual problem solving will be emphasized
through studio projects and art criticism.
I will guide the students to fully develop compositions that
show excellence in concept, composition, and execution. I will encourage the
students to take informed risks, explore materials and ideas, and invent art
making processes as a personal form of expression.
In the upper grades the students will
be assessed through the IB critique process. This process will allow students
to build a vocabulary, apply standards, be self-critical and then,