As we continued to explore ideas of perspective and the way we view art, Grade 7 artists attempted to create vector designs of precise measurements and painting techniques in order to create visual illusions (whew!) It sounds like alot – because it is. Grade 7 artists had to bring all their skills and focus to make these paintings not only work as a visual illusion alone, but work together with all the Grade 7 works to create a wall installation.
To get started, Grade 7 artists, developed a very specific value scale, with tints and shades. They had to be careful to work with different colours than their neighbour -so the colours would be varied.
Next, we got out the rulers and students had to use their Mathematics skills – to sketch the Vector shape with careful precision.
Then, when the students were satisfied with their plan, they got to work painting each section of their vector.