Do you have Ms. Kowsky for class?
Is it an Distance Learning day?
Well then! You are in the right place!
Find your class in the list below for your assignments


 
6th Grade Art (Tuesday/Thursday)
  • Prompt 1
    • Why don't we not have school today?
      • Come up with a fantastic, super exaggerated, absolutely ridiculous reason we don't have school today and create an illustration of that story.
      • Use whatever materials you want/have available. (ex: pencil, colored pencil, paint, digital, photograph, etc.)
  • Prompt 2
    • How can we survive?
      • What will help you survive this harsh weather (real or imagined)?
      • Create an illustration showing what your important survival item, person, experience was on this snow day.
      • Use whatever materials you want/have available. (ex: pencil, colored pencil, paint, digital, photograph, etc.)
  • Prompt 3
    • ​​​​​​​How would you get to school (if you had to)?
      • ​​​​​​​What mode of transportation would you take if you had to come to school today?  What would help you get through the harsh weather (real or imaginary)?
      • Create an illustration showing what your transportation to school would be on this snow day.
      • Use whatever materials you want/have available. (ex: pencil, colored pencil, paint, digital, photograph, etc.)
      • Bring your drawing to our next class.
  • Prompt 4

    • ​​​​​​​Unconventional Material Challenge
      • ​​​​​​​Use a material that isn't usually used to make something

        • ​​​​​​​Drawing, painting, sculpture

      • Reflect on how that material worked or didn't work.
  • ​​​​​​​Prompt 5
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Something Meaningful

      • ​​​​​​​Make an illustration of something important to you.

        • ​​​​​​​Use any material you want

        • In any style you want

      • Bring in your finished work the next school day.


8th Grade Art (Tuesday/Thursday)
  • Prompt 1
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Something Meaningful
      • ​​​​​​​Make an illustration of something important to you.
        • ​​​​​​​Use any material you want
        • In any style you want
      • Bring in your finished work the next school day.
  • Prompt 2
    • ​​​​​​​Unconventional Material Challenge
      • ​​​​​​​Use a material that isn't usually used to make something
        • ​​​​​​​Drawing, painting, sculpture
      • Reflect on how that material worked or didn't work.
  • Prompt 3
    • ​​​​​​​Inspiration: Weather!
      • ​​​​​​​Make something inspired by the weather we are currently having.
        • ​​​​​​​Drawing, painting, sculpture, video, photography, etc.
      • Bring in your finished work the next school day.
  • Prompt 4
    • ​​​​​​​Inspiration: Patterns/Textures
      • Find patterns/textures around you and make a drawing showing at least 5 differeent patterns/textures
        • ​​​​​​​Drawing, painting, sculpture, video, photography, etc.
      • Bring in your finished work the next school day.
  • Prompt 5
    • ​​​​​​​Inspiration: Color
      • ​​​​​​​Make something that focuses on color!
        • ​​​​​​​Ex: the color of objects, the color of light, light interacting and changing the color of an object, cartoons with dynamic colors, or whatever else you can imagine that shows us a focus on color.
        • Drawing, painting, sculpture, video, photography, etc.
      • Bring in your finished work the next school day.

Video 1 (Monday/Wednesday)
  • Video Inspiration (1 per day of Distance Learning)
    • ​​​​​​​Find a video online that you you feel is well-made (it could be about anything (please make sure it it school appropriate)).
      • ​​​​​​​Answer these three questions in full sentences:​​​​​​​
        • ​​​​​​​What are at least two things you like about the video and explain why?
        • What is one thing that you could see yourself using in a future video of your own? (framing, camera movements, titles, soundtrack, editing, character development, etc.)
        • What is one question that you have after watching this video? (techniques, content, aesthetic, intention, etc.)
Advanced Video (Tuesday/Thursday)
  • Video Inspiration (1 per day of Distance Learning)
    • ​​​​​​​Find a video online that you you feel is well-made (it could be about anything (please make sure it it school appropriate)).
      • ​​​​​​​Answer these three questions in full sentences:​​​​​​​
        • ​​​​​​​What are at least two things you like about the video and why?
        • What is one thing that you could see yourself using in a future video of your own? (framing, camera movements, titles, soundtrack, editing, character development, etc.)
        • What is one question that you have after watching this video? (techniques, content, aesthetic, intention, etc.)