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Warm Up: Take one sheet of blue paper from the front of the room, write down the definitions and draw at least two ideas for personal symbols. Symbol: an image that represents something else; often something immaterial Personal Symbols: Objects or materials that represent your personality or interests. For Example: Hobbies, activities, items, animals, values, culture...
Artist Trading Cards Artist Trading Cards or ATC: Miniature works of art on cards that are made with various media. They are commonly traded or exchanged. You cannot sell them.
Why do Artists Make ATC? This is a new art craze that is spreading around the country. People and Artists like to collect them. Think of it as a business card or a way to get your artwork seen. They are the same size as sports trading cards. You can trade the cards with other artists, at art conventions, online, or with your friends.
What do I put on an ATC? ATC can be made out of anything. They are considered to be MIXED MEDIA: meaning more than one medium. For example, paint and colored pencil or pastel and pencil. On the back you write: 1.Your name 2.Contact Info 3.Title of ATC 4.Date you created the card.
What do I put on an ATC? ATC can be made out of anything. They are considered to be MIXED MEDIA: meaning more than one medium. For example, paint and colored pencil or pastel and pencil. On the back (lined side) you write: 1.Your Name 2.Class Period
Today you will create your own ATC using personal symbols. We will be rotating tables so you get to experiment with seven different art mediums. Rules: 1.You have 7 min at each table. ( I will tell you when to move) 2.You must stay with your assigned group. 3.Your card must represent you!! 4.Draw one word, phrase or object on ATC paper which represents you using the medium at your table. 5.You must use every medium at least once. 6.You should have no background white left on your card when finished.
Warmup: Copy the definition and answer the question in your sketchbook (or blue paper). Sketchbook: a book of drawing paper for making sketches. Why do you think artist use sketchbooks?
Sketchbooks Artists from all periods of time have made use of sketchbooks, including Leonardo da Vinci and Claude Monet.
Why do artists use sketchbooks? Artist use sketchbooks for many things. 1. To keep a record or journal of items they find interesting to reference later. For example: A place, person, poster, another artwork. You can draw a quick sketch or attach photographs in your sketchbook.
Why do artists use sketchbooks? 2. To practice drawing ideas or practice the elements of art.
Why do artists use sketchbooks? 3. To try out a new technique or material.
Today you will make a cover for your sketchbook You will use your artist trading card to create a personal logo (unified design) for your sketchbook. Sketchbook covers help you identify and find your sketchbook more easily and they represent you.
Logos Logo: A recognizable graphic design element, often including a name or symbol.
Today you will make a cover for your sketchbook You will use your artist trading card to create a personal logo (unified design) for your sketchbook. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR NAME And CLASS PERIOD ON YOUR SKETCHBOOK COVER! You must use at least 2 mediums pencil, pen, colored pencil, marker, pastel pencil, permanent marker