8th Grade Homework



Marking Period 3

1)  Visit www.rapcs.org, click on Teacher Pages > Ms. Henderson

Read the Welcome Letter!

Have a parent or guardian email ahenderson@rapcs.org, with any questions.

2)  Research Journal and/or sketchbook keeping, online or through conversations with others.  Has anyone you have known kept a sketchbook?  Ask at home!  Write down your findings and turn in for a grade!

3)  Use value (one color, of various tints and shades) to decorate one piece of paper.

Value :  an Element of Art that describes the lightness or darkness of a surface or a color.




4) Draw your favorite food.

5) Research optical illusion art.  Select an op artist or work of op art and write one paragraph.

6)Create an original piece of op art.

7)Draw a room of your house in one point perspective.  You may draw an imaginary room, as well.

8)Free Draw! (complete a drawing of your choice)

9)Draw an object from observation.

Marking Period 4

1) Free Draw.

2) Create an original mandala, while listening to music.

3) Research critiques.  Look them up online, look up videos, look up definitions, check out a museum review, or art critic.  Write about what you find and turn it in for grading.

4) Collect objects and begin the planning of your sculpture.

5)Pick a sculpture and write the artist’s name, title, and why you chose it.  Email or bring in to me.

6)•Find an artist that shares your ideas or images. • Write down or email the artist’s name • Challenge: Teach me something!!!!

7)Complete any missing work before grades close.







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