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Illustration & Romanticism

Skapad 2021-02-16 10:47 i Rödabergsskolan Stockholm Grundskolor
Grundskola 7 – 9 Bild
In this unit you will work with illustration. To illustrate is to clarify a text with the help of pictures. You have probably seen illustrations when you read storybooks when you were little. Initially, you will practice drawing and how to use watercolour. The final assignment of the unit is to paint a illustration to a novel that you have read. You will also learn more about the art historical epoch romanticism.

Innehåll

CONTENT

You will learn how to make illustrations. An illustration is the visualization of a text. To visualize is to show something with a picture - so you can say that an illustration is to show a text with the help of one or more pictures. You will make excercises and illustrations with watercolor and gouache. You will practice shadowing, working with highlights and perspective. You will practice drawing with pencil, charcoal and chalk. You will also learn about the composition of images. As you practice painting and drawing, you will learn about and analyze images by illustrators Elsa Beskow and John Bauer. You will also learn more about the art historical epoch romanticism.

GOAL

At the end of the unit, you should:

  • Be able to reproduce objects from your own imagination in an illustration
  • Be able to describe your work with the help of the concepts we have gone through in class
  • Know Elsa Beskow and John Bauer; when they lived, what they work with and some of their most famous works
  • Be able to describe romanticism  as well as what distinguishes images from the romantic era

MATERIAL

We will work with pencil, charcoal, chalk, watercolor and gouache as well as flat and round brushes. You will use different types of paper for your drawings and paintings.

ASSESSMENT

The assessment for the unit will be based on:

  • Your work process
  • The drawings and paintings you create, with a focus on the final illustration ou will make
  • How you talk and write about your and other people's pictures

SUCCESS STRATEGIES

To succeed in the unit, you must:

  • Complete all the tasks you are assigned
  • Experiment and test paint with the watercolor on a "test paper" to get the shade you want
  • Erase and redo when there are errors in your drawings
  • Make sure your illustrations follow the golden ratio
  • Keep words and concepts in mind, and use them when talking and writing about pictures

 

 

Uppgifter

  • John Bauer copy

  • INLÄMNING: Mindmap om John Bauer

Matriser

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Illustration

BASIC SKILLS NOT YET ACHIEVED
BASIC SKILLS
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YOUR WORK PROCESS
You follow the instructions given in class. You ask the teacher when there is something you do not understand.
You follow the instructions given in class. You ask a classmate when there is something you do not understand, and then check with the teacher to see if you have understood correctly.
You follow the instructions given in class. You listen to instructions and ask a classmate when there is something you do not understand, and always take responsibility for the "next step" in your work
You follow the instructions given in class. You ask a classmate when there is something you do not understand, and always take responsibility for the "next step" in your work. If you have time left, you repeat the tasks we have gone through to constantly improve yourself.
YOUR DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS
The objects in your drawings and paintings can be distinguished by lines, highlights and shadow.
The objects in your drawings and paintings can be distinguished by lines, highlights and shadow. The objects are easy to recognize.
The objects in your drawings and paintings can be distinguished by lines, highlights and shadow. The objects are easy to recognize and you use charcoal, pencil, chalk watercolor and gouache in a way that makes your motif look three-dimensional. Your pictures always follow the golden ratio.
The objects in your drawings can be distinguished by lines, highlights and shadows. The objects are easy to recognize and you use charcoal, pencil, chalk, watercolor and gouache in a way that makes your motif look three-dimensional. You choose and experiment with paper, charcoal and chalk to find what suits you best. Your photos always follow the rule of thirds.
HOW YOU TALK AND WRITE ABOUT IMAGES
You have opinions about your own and others' pictures.
You have opinions about your own and others' pictures, and motivate why you think the way you do.
You have opinions about your own and others' pictures, and motivate why you think the way you do. You give examples from the picture you speak or write about to show how you think. You use the concepts you have learned in class when you write and talk about images.
You have opinions about your own and others' pictures, and motivate why you think the way you do. You give examples from the picture you speak or write about to show how you think. You compare the image you are talking or writing about with other images you know. You use the concepts you have learned in class correctly.
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