Visual Arts 10

Visual Arts 10 is for beginners who want to explore making and understanding the world of art.

About Visual Arts 10

Visual arts learning strands

Self-portrait unit
Self-portrait evaluation: PDF & source large print PDF & source

Older self-portrait gallery cover: PDF source Publisher document
Portrait examples from previous semesters: presentation

Self-portrait goal-setting handout versions
Self-portrait midway teacher feedback handout versions
All Self-portrait unit booklets
Presentations (for 1¼ hour classes)
Skill builders:
  1. Intro
  2. Draw a Hand #1, art development, and Igor Stravinsky
  3. Creativity #1, Draw a hand #2, angles of The Woodcutter
  4. Creativity #2, Drawing skill-builder: Angles of The Woodcutter
  5. Taking good selfies, Pears
  6. Parts of the face I
  7. Creativity: Portrait backgrounds, Parts of the face II
  8. Creativity: Hair textures
  9. Gargoyles and half portraits
  10. Finish practicing and start the project
Making the portrait:
  1. Intro, and Tut v. Terracotta
  2. Self-portrait day 2 and ancient Greek and Roman art
  3. Self-portrait day 3 and Medieval Art
  4. Self-portrait day 4 and Jan van Eyck
  5. Self-portrait day 5, Observing the Arnolfini Portrait
  6. Self-portrait day 6, Teacher feedback
  7. Self-portrait day 7, Goal-setting
  8. Self-portrait day 8, Last day, Formal intro to Depth Drawing
Depth drawing unit
Depth drawing evaluation: PDF & source large print PDF & source

Older Depth Drawing gallery cover: PDF source Publisher document
Idea development examples for the Depth Drawing: PDF source on Google Slides
Depth examples from previous semesters: presentation

Midway teacher feedback for depth drawing handout versions
Peer feedback for depth drawing handouts
All Depth drawing unit booklets
Presentations (for 1¼ hour classes)
Skill builders:
  1. Last day + Intro to Depth Drawing project
  2. Creating a sense of depth for the depth drawing
  3. Creating a non-central composition in your depth drawing
Idea Development:
  1. How to improve an idea
  2. Image research tips for the depth drawing
  3. Creating thumbnail drawings for the depth drawing
  4. Creating rough copies for the depth drawing
Making the depth drawing:
  1. Depth day 1: Starting the depth drawing
  2. Depth day 2: Michelangelo v. Leonardo
  3. Depth day 3: Careers in photography
  4. Depth day 4: Velazquez v Gentileschi
  5. Depth day 5: Class discussion of The Ambassadors
  6. Depth day 6: Written analysis of The Ambassadors
  7. Depth day 7: Reducing detail to show depth and teacher checklist feedback
  8. Depth day 8: Peer feedback
  9. Depth day 9: Careers in digital animation and game development
  10. Depth day 10: Last day and intro to the painting project
Painting unit
Painting evaluation: PDF & source large print PDF & source

Older gallery cover for the Painting Project: PDF Publisher
Older idea generation examples for paintings: PDF Google Slides
Painting examples from previous semesters: Google slides

Midway teacher feedback for painting handout versions
Peer feedback for painting handout versions
All Painting unit booklets
Painting presentations (for 1¼ hour classes) Skill builders:
  1. Depth day 10: Last day and intro to the painting project
  2. Painting skills 1: Colour wheel intro
  3. Painting skills 2: Mixing greys
  4. Painting skills 3: Colour matching exercises and colour schemes
  5. Painting skills 4: Colour and emotion
  6. Painting skills 5: Painting apples and oranges in layers
  7. Painting skills 6: Observational skill builders 1
  8. Painting skills 7: Observational skill builders II
  9. Painting skills 8: Observational skill builders III
Idea Development:
  1. Painting idea development: day one
  2. Painting idea development: day two
  3. Painting idea development: day three
  4. Painting idea development: day four
Making the painting:
  1. Painting day 1: Introduction
  2. Painting day 2: David v. Goya
  3. Painting day 3: Hokusai v. van Gogh
  4. Painting day 4: Careers in film and video
  5. Painting day 5: Seurat v. Monet
  6. Painting day 6: Art analysis of La Grande Jatte
  7. Painting day 7: Work day
  8. Painting day 8: Peer feedback
  9. Painting day 9: Careers in architecture and planning
  10. Painting day 10: Last day and intro to the clay project
Clay vessel unit
Clay project evaluation: PDF & source large print PDF & source
Clay vessel project information: PDF Publisher

Older Clay Vessel gallery cover: PDF Publisher
Scans from The Japanese Pottery Book: PDF Google Docs
Idea development examples for the Clay Vessel: PDFGoogle Slides
Clay project examples from previous semesters: presentation

Building your vessel step by step handout versions
All Clay unit booklet versions
Clay unit presentations (for 1¼ hour classes) Skill builders:
  1. Clay skill building
Idea Development:
  1. Clay idea development: day one
  2. Clay idea development: day two
  3. Clay idea development: day three
Making the clay project:
  1. Make
  2. Make
  3. Make
  4. Make
  5. Make
  6. Make
  7. Make
  8. Make
  9. Make
Final project unit
Older Final project gallery cover: PDF Publisher
Final project examples from previous semesters: presentation

Exam project criteria handout versions
Peer feedback for exam handout versions
All Final project unit booklet versions
Final project unit presentations (for 1¼ hour classes) Idea Development:
  1. Idea
  2. Idea
  3. Idea
  4. Idea
Making the exam project:
  1. Make
  2. Make
  3. Make
  4. Make
  5. Make
  6. Make
  7. Make
  8. Make
  9. Make
  10. Make
Old presentations for remote learning
Presentations for COVID Spring 2020 — 2½ hour classes
Presentations for COVID Spring 2021 — 2½ hour classes
Self-portrait unit presentations for 2½ hour classes Skill builders:
  1. Course intro & Art development and Stravinsky
  2. Woodcutter
  3. Pears & Parts of the face
  4. Parts of the face II
  5. Hair textures
Making the portrait:
  1. Self portrait intro
  2. Day two
  3. Pantocrator v. Blue Mosque
  4. Goal-setting
  5. Last day + Intro to Depth Drawing project
Depth drawing unit presentations for 2½ hour classes Skill builders:
  1. last day of portrait & heads up for the depth drawing assignment
  2. Creating a sense of depth
  3. Non-central composition
Idea Development:
  1. How to improve an idea & Image research tips
  2. Thumbnails & Rough drawings
Creating the Depth Drawing:
  1. Starting a sense of depth & careers in photography
  2. van Eyck v. Durer & careers in digital animation and game development
  3. Reducing detail to show depth & Teacher checklist feedback
  4. Peer evaluation & Michelangelo v. Leonardo
Painting presentations for 2.5 hour classes Painting skill-builders:
  1. Colour wheel intro and mixing blacks, shades, and greys
  2. Colour matching examples and colour schemes
  3. Observational painting examples and colour & emotion
Idea development for the painting:
  1. Idea development day one
  2. Day two
Creating the Painting:
  1. Painting day one and discussion of The Ambassadors
  2. Art Analysis of The Ambassadors and careers in film and video
  3. Carravaggio v Velazquez and careers in design
  4. David v Goya and Communications Technology
  5. Peer feedback and Hokusai v. van Gogh
Older presentations: Skill building: saturation and colour matching Skill building: shape control Day two Day four Day five Day eight
Clay unit presentations for 2.5 hour classes Clay skill-builders:
  1. Generating ideas for the clay vessel project - the staying home edition
Idea development for the clay project:
  1. Idea generation for the clay vessel, day II
Creating the clay project:
  1. Forming the clay vessel
  2. Putting slip on the clay vessel and Seurat v Monet
  3. Carving the clay vessel and an introduction to the exam project
Older presentations:
  1. Idea development: day one
  2. Clay: building demo
  3. Seurat v. Monet and adding slip
  4. Analysis of La grande Jatte and adding slip
  5. Clay: Carving demo
  6. Clay: day six
  7. Clay: day seven
  8. Last day
Final project unit presentations (for 2.5 hour classes) Idea development for the exam project:
  1. Abbreviated idea generation for the exam
Creating the exam project:
  1. Exam day two of five
  2. Exam day three of five: art history analysis of Guernica
  3. Exam day four of five: optional peer feedback and Magritte v Duchamp
  4. Exam last day
Older presentations: Intro and idea development - day one Day two Day three Day four Day five
Munch v. Klimt Exam project - day two Kandinsky v. Mondrian Kahlo v. Dali Picasso v. Matisse
Guernica analysis Peer feedback Duchamp v. Magritte Day nine Last day