• Art III Syllabus

    NBC Art Educator Alice Morley

    All Art Students Have Creative Responsibility

    Each Visual Art Student will complete several service projects that benefit our community.


    (A) Class Introduction, Studio Practices & Procedures, Safety & Classroom Protocol (Rules).

    (B) The Altered Book Altered Books are EVERY FRIDAY.
    (C) The Elements & Principles of Art
    • Elements: Line, Shape, Form, Space, Color, Value, Texture
    • Principles: Rhythm, Movement, Balance, Proportion, Variety, Emphasis, Harmony, Unity - Students will be required to understand and explain the use of all elements and principles and how they are applied in a work. This is on-going throughout the Mount Tabor art curriculum.
    (1) Mixed Media City Enlargement - Students will create a work using found objects, perspective, papers and pencil. They will develope an awareness of value and texture.
    (2) *Required* Superintendants Holiday Card Students will create a Seasonal card for the Superintendants Holiday Card Contest.
    (3) Vellum Portraits - Students will create a portrait of a family member utilizing patterns found in historical references.
    (4) (Clay) Narrative Tiles
    (5)  Finding Yourself Students will again use photographs to convey a mood or feeling that is reflective of themselves. Using Impasto techniques students will create a painting in reflection of van Goghs Impressionist technique.
    (6) Advanced Painting/Sculpture Students will create a political painting emphasizing proportion. Pencil, and acrylic painting techniques will be applied to masonite board. This work will be based on the work of Diego Rivera. 

    (7) Cut Paper Collage Students will create a cut paper landscape, seascape, or cityscape collage based on research in the library. Advanced composition is expected.

    (8) Graphic Design/Fine Art - What is Fine Art? What is Community Service and why is it important? (10) The Mount Tabor Aesthetic Students will create a graphic design to add to the overall aesthetic of Mount Tabor High School. This winning piece, chosen from all completed entries will reside somewhere in the school.
    *Assignments are subject to change depending on system-wide requirements or guidelines.