DESIGNArt / ESL . . .
The Elements and Principles of Design

Many or these worksheets are intended to be enlarged from A4 to A3 on Photocopier (141%).

All are designed to be used within the context of the following program.

WORKSHEETS (PDFs) Design(Vocab) Design(Line,Shape etc.) Self-contained Design
Design Program Design(Vocab) Design(Line,Shape etc.) Self-contained Design
Outcomes
Students will:

1. Have a good working knowledge of the Elements and Principles of Design and be able to use this knowledge in their analysis of artworks and in the creation of their own artworks.
2. Be assisted in their preperation for mainstream highschool by extending their
understanding of, and ability to manipulate the REGISTER of the Artroom and highschool in general.
Processes
perceiving, responding, manipulating,
organising, evaluating.

Learning experiences
DIRECT, IMAGINED, REMEMBERED, INTUITIVE
MEDIATED, QUALITIES and RELATIONSHIPS

Making and Studying Artworks

DIRECT
Students are introduced to the concept of design...are shown work by both Artists and past students.

DIRECT
Slide Show with the emphasis being on the cultural diversity of design.

MANIPULATED INTUITIVE

Students to complete a design based on the
letters of their name. REMEMBERED
(Incorporating written profile; my name is etc.)

MANIPULATED;IMAGINED
Students to complete a design based on Emotion / Feelings. Happy, Sad, Confident, Nervous etc.
Emphasis on Colour and Shape. Monotone

MANIPULATED DIRECT
Students to complete a DESIGN based on
THE FOUR SEASONS.
(Slide Show PERCEIVING / RESPONDING )
Introduction to THE THEORY OF COLOUR

MANIPULATED / INTUITIVE
Exploration of Colour Mixing

SELF CONTAINED DESIGN
MAJOR WORK
Students to complete a series of Preliminary Drawings and a Finished ART-WORK based on THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT.

PERCEIVING / ORGANISING
Students to draw, record observations, take rubbings, etc.
1. LINE DRAWING: RESPONDING MANIPULATING
2.COMPOSITION : Positive and Negative Shapes
QUALITIES AND RELATIONSHIPS
3. ABSTRACT DESIGN : Media exploration.
4.MONOTONE REPRESENTATION : Colour / Tone

PERCEIVING / MEDIATED Still-Life
Major Artwork
DIRECT / IMAGINED / MEDIATED / INTUITIVE
Students to complete a SEMI-ABSTRACT DESIGN based on their observations of the environment.

Language Learning

PERCEIVING RESPONDING
DISCUSSION Compare / Contrast
Identifying Cultural Origins. Identifying Purpose.

EVALUATING QUALITIES and RELATIONSHIPS
Discussing / Giving Opinions

DESCRIBING
Notetaking: The ELEMENTS of DESIGN
Vocab: LINE. DIRECTION. COLOUR. TONE. SHAPE. SIZE. TEXTURE. definitions

CLOZE EXERCIZE : Comprehension / Key Words
MATCHING : Definitions and Illustrations.
Worksheet : Graphic Crosswords,
Find The Words: etc.
SURFACE BALANCE HARMONY etc.

Worksheet : FEELINGS Adverbs/Adjectives

COLOUR THEORY
NOTE TAKING : QUALITIES and RELATIONSHIPS
VOCAB : Primary Secondary Tertiary etc.

CLASSIFYING
Worksheet : THE COLOUR WHEEL
Worksheets Colour Theory
Warm colours RECEDE
Cool colours ADVANCE etc.
Complementary Harmonious etc.


PICTORIAL DEPTH
Communicative Activity : DESCRIBING
Comparing / Contrasting

3-LEVEL GUIDE
Extracting Information / Comprehension
Making Deductions / Hypothesising
AGREEING / DISAGREEING
ARGUING FOR / AGAINST
DISCUSSING / GIVING OPINIONS
EVALUATING / QUALITIES and RELATIONSHIPS

Worksheets SHAPE
Worksheets TEXTURE
Worksheets TONE
Vocab: straight, curved, jagged, wavey etc.

Notetaking: THE PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN
Vocab: REPETITION, RHYTHM, HARMONY,
GRADATION, CONTRAST, DOMINANCE, UNITY. BALANCE.

Definitions
WORKSHEETS , CLOZE / MATCH
QUALITIES AND RELATIONSHIPS / RESPONDING
BARRIER GAME : TENSE / DESCRIBING

GENRE: Procedure/Recount SUMMARISING
Vocab. Reinforcement. CLASSIFICATION
GENRE: REPORT RESPONDING/EVALUATING
Describing / Analising their own finished artwork.



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