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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 :

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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>
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<p>Choose several images to compare/contrast in terms of location, season, and/or style. Discuss why artists may choose to depict a particular place.</p><p>Formal analysis for elementary students: identify foreground, middle ground and background; describe how size and placement of objects and use of overlapping contribute to the illusion of depth. </p><p>Formal analysis for secondary students: describe color harmonies; identify focal point; find examples of one-point, two point, and atmospheric perspective. </p>
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Representational, Abstract, or Nonrepresentational?

<p>Introductory Activity: Print image cards for small group collaboration. Students will sort images into three categories:</p> <ol><li>Representational Art (realistic imagery)</li><li>Abstract Art (recognizable imagery that does not reflect actual appearance)</li><li>Nonrepresentational Art (does not represent a depiction of the physical appearance of people or objects)</li></ol><p>Formal Analysis Activity: </p> <p>Choose a few images to compare and contrast: How did the artist use line, shape, color, balance, repetition, or overall composition to convey</p> <ol><li>The illusion of movement or rhythm</li><li>Visual tension</li><li>A mood or feeling</li></ol><p>NOTE: pdf file of these images is meant to be printed front-to-back so that citations will appear on the reverse side of each image. </p> <p></p> <p><br /></p>
Jean-Marie Galing