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Status

Open

Estimated Completion Time

12-16 Weeks

Overview

This competency group may only be completed as a project. Please select the “Project” button above to see the description.

Major Topics and Concepts

Career

Franchise Owner

Status

Open

Estimated Completion Time

3-4 Weeks

Competency

Students will demonstrate an understanding of color theory in landscape painting by explaining the layout of the color wheel, comparing and contrasting a variety of color schemes, mixing colors, and applying color theory to an original landscape painting.

Project

You are a franchise owner of a paint party shop. Paint party shops host private groups and teach them how to paint a variety of subjects or scenes.  Landscape painting is the theme of your next party.  For your party, you will need to ensure that you can explain the color wheel, a variety of color schemes, and how to mix colors to your party guests.  These basic lessons will help guests as they begin to work on their paintings.

Career

Illustrator

Status

Open

Estimated Completion Time

3-4 Weeks

Competency

Students will demonstrate an understanding of watercolor by explaining the characteristics of watercolor, and applying watercolor techniques  to create a painting.

Project

You are an illustrator for a children’s publishing company.  You will be designing the artwork for the cover of a new book.  The publisher would like the cover to be done in watercolor.  You will need to sketch out a plan, add watercolor, and include the title of the book.

Career

Graphic Designer

Status

Open

Estimated Completion Time

3-4 Weeks

Competency

Students will demonstrate an understanding of pop art by analyzing a variety of pop art artists’ paintings, explaining the characteristics of pop art, and creating their own pop art-inspired painting.

Project

You are a graphic designer for a candy company.  You have been asked to design an eye-catching advertisement for a new candy that they are releasing.  The advertisement will be used in magazines and billboards.  The company wants something different that really stands out against the competition, with a pop art feel.  They have asked you to hand paint the advertisement using acrylic paint and to come up with a name for the candy.

Career

Craft Product Developer

Status

Open

Estimated Completion Time

3-4 Weeks

Competency

Students will demonstrate an understanding of mixed media by defining mixed media, analyzing mixed media paintings, and creating their own mixed media painting.

Project

You are a craft product developer for an art supply company.  You design craft kits for schools and other companies to purchase.  You have been asked to design a mixed media painting kit. You will need to come up with a materials list, instructions for each step, including photos for any major steps, and a photo of the completed project.

Credits .5

Competencies

  • Color Theory in Landscape Painting
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of color theory in landscape painting by explaining the layout of the color wheel, comparing and contrasting a variety of color schemes, mixing colors, and applying color theory to an original landscape painting.
  • Watercolor
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of watercolor by explaining the characteristics of watercolor, and applying watercolor techniques to create a painting.
  • Pop Art
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of pop art by analyzing a variety of pop art artists’ paintings, explaining the characteristics of pop art, and creating their own pop art-inspired painting.
  • Mixed Media
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of mixed media by defining mixed media, analyzing mixed media paintings, and creating their own mixed media painting.

Pre-Requisites

None

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