Drawing & Painting II Course Syllabus - KS Blogs

Kamehameha Schools Maui High School
Hawaiian leaders prepared for college and a global society
Teacher: Mrs. Angie Abe
Email: anabe@ksbe.edu; Phone: 573-7265; Webpage: http://blogs.ksbe.edu/anabe/
Classroom: Kekaulike (X-106); Office Hours: Tues. & Fri. 2:30-3:30 or by appt.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Drawing & Painting I
Student Learning Outcomes:
An advanced level course focused on developing expertise in drawing and painting skills. This course
serves as a continuation in the exploration of drawing from observation and realism as well as
developing conceptual visual communication through various techniques. Art historical movements and
contemporary visual culture will be interwoven with technical practice. Individual portfolio
development based on AP portfolio guidelines will be addressed.
Major texts, literature, or resources:
Various online and printed sources (included in classroom/CRB learning center).
Course outline (subject to change):
I. Review Visual Vocabulary and Composition (Paper Collage)
Elements/Principles of Art
Composition (Positive & Negative space; Golden Mean; Rule-of –Thirds)
II. Observational Drawings (Charcoal vs. Pen & Ink)
A. Facial Expressions – review contour line/expressive line
B. Final #1: Realism – Expressive Portrait using creative composing (Charcoal/Graphite/Pen & Ink)
III. Places to Remember (Watercolor & Pen & Ink)
A. Color Theory (cool contrasted with warm colors) and mood
B. Final #2: Expressionism - Landscape with Object/Structure Special to You
IV. Still Life Object from Pop Culture (Monochromatic Acrylic Painting)
Visual Movement and Design
Final #3: Cubism – Pop Culture Object
V. Self-Portrait (Mixed Media)
A. Metaphors & Symbolism
B. Final #4: Post Modernism – Self-Portrait incorporating found objects w/”traditional” media
VI. Portfolio Development: Concentration
2012-2013 Syllabus
Kamehameha Schools Maui High School
Hawaiian leaders prepared for college and a global society
Classwork & Projects 85%
Performance Tests/Quizzes 15%
*All late work is marked down one grade for each day that it is late
Attendance, participation, and work make-up policy:
Students will be assigned daily participation points that are worked into the overall grade. If a student has an
excused absence then missed work is due within one week of the student’s return.
Expected classroom behaviors:
ALOHA: Treat others properly and respectfully.
KULEANA: Prepared to learn and completes assignments on time.
HOÿOMAU: Actively participates in classroom activities.
HAÿAHAÿA: Offers help when needed and grateful for others’ help.
Shares ideas and insights with class; practices Hawaiian and
Christian values.
MÄLAMA: Takes care of classroom and art supplies.
Utilizes class time effectively.
1- 9 X 12 Sketchbook; #2 Pencil for note taking
Please sign and return this lower portion to teacher
Drawing & Painting II
Class Protocol Agreement
Students are not allowed to use their laptops for any purpose other than class work. If students are using their
laptops for gaming, chatting, or other activities not related to their class work, their computers will be
confiscated by the teacher. Students may have their parents/guardians pick up their computers at the end of
the day between 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. or in the morning between 7:30 – 7:45 a.m. (Mon. – Fri.) Please contact
teacher in advance for pick-up.
Students are to abide by classroom rules (D. Photo students are to stay within designated areas at all times/not
disrupt other classes) or may have points deducted from assignments.
I have read and understood the terms and conditions of this class and agree to abide by the expectations set forth.
Student’s Name Printed
Student’s Signature
Parent/Guardian’s Signature
2012-2013 Syllabus
Kamehameha Schools Maui High School
Hawaiian leaders prepared for college and a global society
2012-2013 Syllabus