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Second and Third Year Art

Assignment 1

Search for art supplies that you can use for this class.

Assignment 2

Check out Zoom Etiquette, write me  a letter that you read it and submit on Teams

Assignment 3 (Three Parts)

Sunday Morning Sun: Research and drawing:

Google Sunday morning suns and you will see some of the Suns that people have created throughout the years.  The show always ends with a

beautiful sun.  Perhaps meaning that there is always Hope as the sun always rises no matter how dark the night before.

Sunday Morning is a weekly show that showcases all types of stories happening in our country.  Click on the link below, then click on any of the stories.​  

                                 Art installation by Teresita Fernandez


Click on the link  : (Watch the entire show!)


GOOGLE:  Teresita Fernandez and find out everything that you can

about her.  Where did she go to high school? Write one page about her and upload it to TEAMS.


Your assignment is to create a Sunday Morning Sun in any material that you want,

HOW????  Research Sunday morning Suns.

Google Sunday morning suns and check out different suns that people have created.  Notice that they are all different.  Now using whatever you want,

ink, color pencils, whatever!!  Create your own sun.  It can even be a

MeDoodle design. 


Upload to TEAMS!

Assignment 4

Go to the Museum page and explore the Museum website.  Then go to your phone and find the Google Arts website.  Download the App to your phone.  After you have the App on your phone, find something on the phone App that you really like.   Explore it and take a screen shot.  Upload the screenshot to TEAMS.

You will have to mail the screen shot to yourself or if you have Bluetooth send it to your computer via Bluetooth.

Save the file with your last, first name.   Save it on your desktop and upload it to TEAMS.

sunday morning sun.jpg
google arts and culture.jpg

Assignment 5

                                         ARTIST of the WEEK:     Leonardo da Vinci

                               (Read the questions at the end of this Assignment  before you watch the video)


Born Lionardo di ser Piero da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci, (Italian: “Leonardo from Vinci”) (born April 15, 1452, Anchiano, near Vinci, Republic of Florence [Italy]—died May 2, 1519, Cloux [now Clos-Lucé], France), Italian painter, draftsman, sculptor, architect, and engineer whose genius, perhaps more than that of any other figure, epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal. His Last Supper (1495–98) and Mona Lisa (c. 1503–19) are among the most widely popular and influential paintings of the Renaissance. His notebooks reveal a spirit of scientific inquiry and a mechanical inventiveness that were centuries ahead of their time.

               Excerpt taken from Britannica Online



According to Jeffrey Brown

“Leonardo da Vinci thought of painting as a science, even the greatest science, requiring constant research and experimentation.”



Watch this video. Click on the link below.

Watch Video 1 PBS Leonardo da Vinci, Louvre exhibition ending in Feb,.





Signature. William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.

Watch this video. Click on the link below.



View Leonardo da Vinci work at the uffici gallery




for more info

NOVA excellent but long


READ and Answer the following questions while you watch the videos. 

The answers are in the videos.  You will take a test on these questions.


  1. Where was Leonardo da Vinci born?

  2. What was his real name?

  3. Why did he call himself da Vinci?

  4. What is a Renaissance man?

  5. Why is he considered the epitome of a Renaissance man?

  6. How would his contemporaries describe him?

  7. What are his two most famous paintings?

  8. What did he say that painting must do so that the work can be considered art?

  9. Who was his teacher?

  10. Who was his patron?

  11. Where did he die?

  12. Name the technique that he used to make his paintings come alive?

  13. Describe the Vitruvian Man.

  14. Who bought one of his notebooks?

  15. Where is the Louvre?

  16. Why did people have a hard time understanding what he wrote in his notebooks?

  17. What is the name of the notebook that Bill Gates bought?

  18.   What did Leonardo do to learn about nature?

  19.   What did Leonardo think about painting?

  20.   Describe the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci





Name and describe the works below:

Who is this and who drew it?


This is an example of what type of drawing?


What is the name of this drawing?


What is this an example of ?


What type of perspective is shown on the stairs and the arches?


What is this drawing about?


This painting is an example of which two techniques?


Choose any drawing by Leonardo da Vinci shown here of elsewhere and copy it on a sheet of paper using a pencil.

Assignment 6



Create an observational drawing of a pile of shoes. 

Make the drawing as large as you can.  Include details, value changes, texture, balanced composition.  Make sure that you use the rule of thirds and you make use of the principles of art in your dreawing.

Include black and white. Create a focal point and balance the composition so that the viewers eyes are able to travel from one point to another with ease.

Create a foreground, background and middle ground.

Have fun with the drawing and make it look as real as you can.

Look at the pictures below that were uploaded from Google.

SHOES 1.jpg
SHOES 2.jpg
SHOES 3.jpg
shoes two.jpg
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