Lesson Title: Material Overview
Lesson Code: Strand 1.1 Product and Performance – Unit A Drawing – Level 1 – Lesson 1
Materials Needed: Variety of mark making art supplies.
Read This: A little info about paper types
Do this Exercise: Scavenger hunt! Find each of the following mediums; graphite pencils: different levels of pencil hardness, watercolor pencils, colored pencils, markers, chalk pastels, oil pastels, hard and soft vine charcoal stick, and blending stump. Include any other 2d mediums that you can find. On a single sheet of paper experiment for 1 minute making marks or mini drawings with each item and label each item.
Do This Project: Choose the medium you were most excited about working with. Use this medium in your own experimental way to create a 2d artwork of your choosing. The size of the artwork is up to you. Use a topic of your choice that you used during the “How to choose a strong topic” section of the orientation. Be sure to keep in mind your composition as you experiment with your favorite medium. You could also choose to draw a still life such as one that may be put together in the center of an Art room. Your goal is to experiment with your chosen medium. Push your drawing until it feels complete to you.
After this project is complete and you have finished all the previous steps in the orientation your ready to start your own ARTventure by choosing which commander to follow. CHOOSE YOUR COMMANDER