7th grade

7th grade

1st 6 weeks:


Week 1:

Welcome to graphic arts, rules/procedures


Day 1-2:

Unit Title: Product Design

Project: Shoe design worksheet (2 day worksheet)

Key Terms: Product Design, Audience/Consumer, Logo, Brand Name


Day 3-5:

Unit Title: Drawing/ Intro to Typography

Project: Typography Word Design (3 day short project)

Key Terms: Typography, Colored Pencil Techniques (shading and layering), and Sketch

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Week 2-3:

Unit title: Elements of Art/Principles of Design

A group Project: Positive/Negative Space + analyzing a work of art

Key Terms: Positive and Negative Space, Cheryl Molnar, David Habben, Collage, Exacto Knife

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B group Project:Panda Bear Tutorial(2 days with partners), Monsters on Adobe                                             Illustrator (3 Day Project)

Key Terms: Line, Shape, Texture, Space, Color, Value, Adobe Illustrator, Character                                          Creation, Sending an Object to the back, Reflecting an Object,

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Both Groups: Analyzing and Critiquing a work of art


Week 3-4 :

Switch Groups


Week 5:

Unit title: Drawing

Project: “Up-Close and Personal”

Key Terms: Composition, tangible, mid-tones, highlights, and shadows.

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Week 6:

Unit title: Portraits + Painting

A group Project: Drawing self portraits with Typography in the background

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B group Project: Painting Celebrity portraits on Adobe Photoshop

Key Terms for both groups: Portrait, proportion, value, shading, drawing from aphotograph technique

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2nd 6 weeks:


Week 7:

Continue from week 6

+ Analyzing a work of art


Week 8:

Switch Groups


Week 9:

Continue from week 8


Week 10:

A group:

Unit Title: Painting Part 2

Project: Animorphs on Photoshop

Key Terms: Atmospheric Perspective, Illusion of depth, foreground, middle-ground,background




B group:

Unit Title: Printmaking and Textile/Fiber Arts

Project: Animal Collagraph

Key Terms: Printmaking, Edition of 3, collograph,



Week 11:

Continue from week 10

+ Analyzing a work of art


Week 12:

Switch Groups (if time permits, in this situation we may not switch groups)


3rd 6 weeks:


Weeks 13-18

These weeks are unknown at this time, as I will be leaving for maternity leave sometime around May 9th. Other projects could include: Architecture drawings, I am from poems on Adobe InDesign, Product Design, Package Design, and Advertising


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