Category Archives: Grade 8

Sculpture and Creative Media Applications
Enduring Understanding: Artists use other art forms beyond drawing and painting.
Essential Question: How do artists use sculpture, collage, and printmaking as forms of expression?
Objective: Students will develop fundamental sculpture, collage, and printmaking skills to create expressive two dimensional and three dimensional objects, while guided by the Elements and Principles of Design. Students will develop their craft in a variety of mediums through long-term projects and sketchbook assignments.

2017 Semester 1 Student Work

Please enjoy the video I made showcasing the outstanding work by 2017 Semester 1 students.  

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Masks!

Grade 8 students have begun the process of making plaster gauze masks.¬† Great teamwork caught on film – ¬†Mauricio, Jeyson, and Gabriel skillfully making David’s mask.¬†

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Unmasking

Grade 8 has been exploring what a persona is in preparation for a symbolic mask project.

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8th Grade Art Critique

Art Critique: Description -Analysis- Interpretation- Evaluation Title: Untitled Artist: Barbara Kruger (born 1945) Date: 1993 Medium: Screenprint on Vinyl (approx. 7′ x 9′)

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Presenting… Semester 1 Artists

Enjoy the serious and silly sides of my current student artists for semester 1!

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