Standards and Benchmarks:

This lesson meets the following National Standards and Benchmarks for Arts Education.

VA.9-12.1 Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes (1 & 2)

VA.9-12.2 Using knowledge of structures and functions (2 & 3)

VA.9-12.3 Choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas (1)

VA.9-12.4 Understanding the visual arts in relation to history and cultures (1)

VA.9-12.5 Reflecting upon and assessing the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others (1 & 2)

VA.9-12.6 Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines (1 & 2)

Enduring ideas:
Art can change the way we experience the world

Driving Question
How do artists experiment and take risks in order to create?
Where do ideas and materials for art come from?

Inquiry/ challenge:
Inspired by the organic 3D forms of Ann Weber, how will you using cardboard collaboratively create a sculpture

The “hook”:
Ann Weber videos In Rome and KQED Portrait

Look at the Pinterest Site for ideas and artists. Take notes in your skb. Draw ideas that inspire from what you have seen.
Play with the cardboard on your own

Process and media:
Incubate: look at resources, artists, and begin to think what yous want to do
Individually create maquettes include peer critiques
Collectively in groups of 3-4 decide on one/merge ideas
Create collaborative freestanding abstract or realistic 3D structures

Exhibit:798 end of October

3D sculpture movement design principles
Relief rhythm
Surface unity
shape/ form maquette