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Jean-Marie Galing

Art Resource Teacher
Fairfax County Public Schools
Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)
Teacher/Educator, Curriculum Developer
Visual Arts, Arts :
Art Resource Teacher

Jean-Marie Galing's collections

 

Summer Fun

<p>What do you like to do in summer? Look at some pictures for ideas. Think:</p><ul><li>What does that feel like?</li><li>Can you taste it?</li><li>What would you hear there?</li><li>What weather do you see?</li></ul> <p>Art prompt: Draw or paint a picture of yourself and a friend or family member having fun doing a summer activity.</p>
Jean-Marie Galing
12
 

Evocative Memories

<p>Memories can evoke strong feelings and  inspire artists to tell stories in their art. Look at a selected image with a partner or table group and discuss:</p> <p></p> <ul><li>What is the story?</li><li>How do you think the person or people feel about this experience?</li><li>What do you see that makes you think they feel that way?</li><li>Have you ever had the same feeling?</li></ul><p></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
13
 

Doorways & Passages

<p>Doorways are the transition point from one place to another.  They can be functional, decorative, symbolic, or a combination of all three.  Work with a partner to view and discuss a selection of doorways.</p> <p></p> <ul><li>What does it look like?</li><li>What is it made of?</li><li>Where do you think it leads?</li><li>How does it impact the viewer or person who might want to enter/exit?</li></ul><p>ART MAKING CHALLENGES: </p> <p></p> <ul><li>Design a doorway or passageway that symbolizes what happens inside.</li><li>Design a doorway or passageway that links a physical place to an imaginary one.</li><li>Design a doorway to represent a transition from one period of your life to another. </li></ul><p></p> <p></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
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Controlled Environments

<p>The environments depicted by some artists evoke a sense of control and order.  Look at these artworks by Charles Sheeler, Edward Hopper, and Richard Estes. What formal elements of art or principles of design do you see that support the feeling of control?</p> <ul><li>Elements: line, shape, color, value, form, texture, space</li><li>Principles of Design: balance, contrast, emphasis, movement, pattern, rhythm, unity</li></ul>
Jean-Marie Galing
12
 

Art from Memories

<p>Compare and contrast artworks by William Christenberry and Robert Rauchenberg:</p> <ul><li>How do they depict the passage of time? </li><li>How are events or environments represented?</li><li>What do these images communicate about control or loss of control?</li></ul> <p></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
12
 

Posters, Pins & Postage for a Cause

<p>Analyze selected images and discuss:</p> <p></p> <ul><li>What is the cause or social issue?</li><li>How has the artist/designer combined text and image to communicate a message?</li><li>What visual qualities make an image effective or not?</li></ul><p></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
29
 

Mystery and Fantasy

<p>These artworks are <strong>enigmatic</strong> - "mysterious, puzzling, hard to understand, mystifying, inexplicable, baffling, perplexing, bewildering, confusing, impenetrable, inscrutable, incomprehensible, unexplainable, unfathomable, indecipherable."   They are open to interpretation.  </p><p>Look at one or more of these artworks. How did the artist create a sense of mystery or fantasy? What do you think it could mean?  </p>
Jean-Marie Galing
16
 

Community Murals

<p>These images come from murals that depict people at work.  What jobs do you see them doing? How does each job help the community?</p>
Jean-Marie Galing
10
 

Jacob Lawrence

<p>Paintings by artist Jacob Lawrence of people working and playing in their community.</p>
Jean-Marie Galing
7
 

Balance & Symmetry

<p>Which type of balance is represented in each image?</p> <ul><li>Symmetrical balance</li><li>Radial balance</li><li>Asymmetrical balance</li></ul>
Jean-Marie Galing
16
 

Museum Architecture

<p><em>How does the design of a museum . . . </em></p> <ul><li>reflect the time in which it was built?</li><li>reflect its purpose?</li><li>reflect the values of society?</li><li> fit in (or not) with the surrounding community? </li></ul><p><em>How does the interior design affect the way people experience the space?</em></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
30
 

Modular Designs

<p>Observe and discuss selected images. . . </p> <ul><li>What shapes or forms are combined in each image?</li><li>What purpose do you think it was designed for? Why do you think that?</li><li>What do all the images have in common?</li></ul><p>After discussion, construct a definition of the term "modular."</p> <p>ART MAKING CHALLENGES: </p> <ul><li>Create a modular sculpture for a community space using cut and folded paper or tag board.</li><li>Draw a modular design for a building with a specific purpose.</li><li>Design modular storage for a small apartment. </li><li>Design modular furniture that could be rearranged for different purposes. </li></ul><p></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
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