SchoolArts Magazine

September 2015

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52 SEPTEMBER 2015 SchoolArts Level: K-12 Lesson Goals and Objectives d Students learn about symbolism from art and world history. d Students design a coat of arms with at least four symbols representing themselves. d Students take notes, make sketches and practice techniques. d Students create and use templates. d Students use a variety of textures in their work. d Students use proper ceramic techniques. Steps 1. Sketching and research 2. Creating templates 3. Cutting slabs 4. Attaching the elements 5. Add texture and detail 6. Make the hanging component 7. Dry slowly and bisque fre 8. Choose glaze to highlight texture 9. Write a refection about your crest Visual Arts Standards d Students know and compare the characteristics of artworks in various eras and cultures. d Students understand and apply media, techniques and processes. d Students use their knowledge of structures and functions. d Students analyze relationships of works of art to one another in terms of history, aesthetics, and culture. d Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines. d Refecting upon and assessing the characteristics of artwork. d Choosing a range of subject matter, symbols and ideas. 2. 4. 6. 8. S t e p s for more detailed instructions and a video demonstration 1. 3. 5. 7. 9. earn about the history of family crests and heraldry by creating your own coat of arms. L ADVERTISEMENT

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