Pages Navigation Menu

Art Education

Studio Art

Studio Art

Mr. Fatta’s classroom website the featured site for students in Studio Art, Drawing, and Painting. Though they vary, the goals of each course are to gain a proficient understanding into the different art disciplines of art and expand student proficiency with using Elements and Principles of Art & Design to create artistic expressions and develop students’ individual style.

Form and Value

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Studio | 0 comments

Form and Value

By shading with different values of gray artists can create the illusion of space and form in their drawings. Properly positioning the highlight, mid-tone, and shadow areas artists can make a basic shape can look like is has real three dimensional form. Study the featured images below, analyze and identify where the artists placed the different shades of gray to create feeling of form in the image. In this project understand that by applying different pressures on the pencil or charcoal, the darker the values become. Create a series of quick...

read more

Skull Life

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in FattaCast™, Studio | 0 comments

Skull Life

Artists develop sketching and drawing skills often using universal objects from nature, Leonardo da Vinci infamously exhumed corpses for examination and study. A variety of sketching, drawing, and shading techniques can be honed using the quintessential human subject of the skull.  Work to create realistic three-dimensional skull drawing? Develop and demonstrate your ability to render form of a skull by analyzing the light and color of renderings of various skull images featured here.   Skull Life Drawings...

read more

Insects and Bugs

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Studio | 0 comments

Insects and Bugs

Insects are the most numerous animals on the planet. Insects are animals that have six legs, three body parts, antennae, an exterior skeleton, and hatch from eggs. Entomology is the study of insects which are technically termed arthropods and are classified as invertebrates because their vertebrates are inverted to an outside shell. Bugs are technically a classification of a certain type of insect, but in colloquial terms or everyday use, bugs generally refer to spiders and centipedes as well. In this lesson you will analyze the subject in...

read more

Knots

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Studio | 0 comments

Knots

Knowing how to tie knots can be very helpful by itself, whether your fishing, camping, or tying off a boat, there are many knots that come in handy for various reasons. For our purposes we’ll use rope and knots to learn about art elements of line, shape, and space, discover how to overlap to create depth in a drawing, and become familiar with the various principles of negative space. Negative space refers to the space, or air, penetrating and surrounding an object, as opposed to the positive space which is the material form itself. A...

read more

Light and Color

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, FattaCast™, Studio | 0 comments

Light and Color

Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist. He’s considered the founding father of modern physics. He’s most widely known for uncovering the laws of gravity and motion. In 1666 he studied the properties of light, showing that a prism could  separate white light into a spectrum of colors. In his experiments he proved that color was actually a particle of light that moves in waves from its source, the colors we see are the reflections of light that are not absorbed by an object.   The sun emits a multitude of rays that move in...

read more

Chess Board Perspective

Posted by on May 23, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, Graphic Arts & Design, Studio | 0 comments

Chess Board Perspective

Perspective is a technique used by artists and designers to show three dimensional objects on a flat surface. It was began to develop prior to the Renaissance by artists and architects to depict buildings in a more realistic way. It is based on the understanding that as objects go back into space they appear to get smaller. To decide how much smaller the objects need to be, perspective uses lines that come together to a vanishing point, called converging lines. One point perspective is used to show the interior of a room, In the painting...

read more

Board Game Design

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in FattaCast™, Studio | 0 comments

Board Game Design

Board games have a long and varied history from the early days of chess & checkers, to the 1930’s and the advent of Monopoly, Candy Land, and Risk. The most successful games established principles of game design that are adhered to by game developers today. A multitude of board games have been developed and with todays technology designers are able to develop and produce original game designs. Explore the resources that follow and begin to consider a game concept of your own. Sample 1 Varied Board Game Designs Board games are a...

read more

Stuart Davis – Perspective City

Posted by on May 7, 2017 in Studio | 0 comments

Stuart Davis – Perspective City

Perspective is a technique used by artists and designers to show three dimensional objects on a flat surface. It was first developed during the Renaissance by artists and architects to depict buildings in a more realistic way. It is based on the understanding that as objects go back into space they appear to get smaller, this is called foreshortening. To decide how much smaller the objects need to be, perspective uses lines that come together to a vanishing point, called converging lines. One point perspective is used to show the interior of...

read more

Sole Swappers

Posted by on May 7, 2017 in Studio | Comments Off on Sole Swappers

Sole Swappers

Sole Swapper was inspired by the practice of swapping the sole of one sneaker and adhering them to the another in order to customize them. This project is intended to develop skills with the Pen Tool in Adobe Illustrator while exploring the customizations that can be made within the Graphic Styles Tools to create a fabric texture. The project will provide familiarity with the Layers Tool as the illustration will require several Layers to complete. To begin, search the Internet for a sneaker that is facing sideways, the sneaker should have at...

read more

John James Audubon

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Studio | 0 comments

John James Audubon

Birds have been the study of many artists throughout history, most notably the artist John J. Audubon. Audubon was a renown ornithologist who became famous for his extensive study of North American birds and the detailed illustrations that depicted birds in their native habitat. His master work Birds of America is considered the greatest ornithological work ever created and lead to his fame. He was particularly famous in Europe and Scotland where he traveled extensively while publishing his book, there he was revered as the “American...

read more
Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE