Resources – photographs of some features and maps, textbooks and illustration from magazines.
-Resources- illustration from books and magazines. Students copy notes.
-Definition of museum, dates of establishment, locations and history.
Types of museum and their functions.
-Resources- maps o location and photographs, containing illustrations of museums.
Set a mini museum in class with historical articles.
Definition of art gallery, location, dates of establishment and functions.
- For promotion of artists, and their works.
-Sales of artworks, preservation and entertainment.
Discuss how artifacts and artworks of galleries are preserved.
Resources- photographs containing art galleries, pictures of local arts and crafts.
-Definition of visual art
Classification of visual arts
- Fine arts; Drawing painting and sculpture.
- Applied art; Graphics, textile, ceramics.
Resources- works of art that represent each of the classes. Students copy notes.
-Functions of visual arts;
-Advert posters, asthetic (painting etc)
-Religious( carved, images, masks) etc
Political (chiefly stools)
-Symbols, and to educate.
Resources- pictures of art works and house hold materials.
Professions of visual artists
Graphic designers e.g. video editors, cartoonists, designers for lithographic painting
Industrial designers e.g. textile designer.
Mention some of the products from the profession.
Dramatise the job n visual arts (students participate in drama).
Resources- magazines and newspapers write-ups showing pictures of professionals.
-Photographer, cultural officers, medical illustrators, investigative illustration.
Resources- magazines and newspaper write ups, showing pictures of professionals.
- The dynamic of basic shapes in every object e.g. cylinder or bottles.
* The basic shapes of natural and man-made objects.
* House hold objects like – bottle, flask etc.
* Objects in surface likeness (texture)
Use variety of natural and man-made objects to illustrate the concept.
Students identify shapes which objects could be reduced to.
Resources:- selected household objects like bottle, flask, fruits, sprays etc.
- Practical: Basic shapes in every object
* Draw basic shapes of natural and man-made objects.
*Arrange objects on table.
Resources: Different types of object from natural and man-made.
- Colour mixture on surfaces of objects
* Using colour on an object that seem to have one colour (tint).
Students participate using colour.
Resources: Different objects with one colour.
- Elements – line, texture, colour, size, shapes, value and space.
- Principle – balance, contrast, proportion, variety, aradation and harmony.
Uses picture to illustrate the principle of design and when to apply a particular one in Art making.
Resources: work art portraying elements and principle of design.
Students make works applying the principle of design.
1.Concept of lines:
-Type of lines e.g. vertical, horizontal, wavy, spiral zig-zag etc.
-Qualities of lines e.g. thick, thin, heavy, flexible etc.
-Demonstrate various types of line.
-Students use line to construct objects.
RESOURCE:-Different objects e.g. Chairs, pencil and paper
1. Functions of drawing.
-Demonstration and description of shapes e.g. Forms, texture, shapes composition.
-Leads the class in various exercises involving lines, student observe lines in nature and man-made objects of various shapes.
1. Lines as patterns in nature and man-made objects.
-wood land (trees without leaves)
-lines on animals e.g. Zebra
Skeleton of animals and veins in leaves
-Power and railway lines, Bridges, Fence and structure of buildings
-Guide students to observe lines in nature and man-made object. Draw lines to form pattern focuses on the object.
1. Various shading techniques.
-Student practices the various shading techniques.
1. Composition of inanimate objects like bottles, table and chair. Laying emphasis on proportion, textures and shading.
* Lines, qualities direction of shapes and forms and simple perspective.
Arrange composition of related objects for students to draw.
Resources – inanimate objects like table and chair, cups and flask, pencils and cardboard.
- Study of nature e.g. flowers, rocks, fruits vegetables, insects and fish.
Resources: natural objects of different types/kind.
- Drawing of human figure.
Resources: A model posing before the class.
- Outdoor scenery made up of grass, (different sizes and colours) house and hills showing space, composition and perspective showing:-
* Background and middle ground
Student – observe and draw landscape scenery.
Resources:- Landscape scene outside.
- Compositional scene, e.g. festival, accident scene ceremonial scenes.
Students to recall scene from memory and draw.
Resources:- showing of drawn composition of scenes.
Terminologies in two dimensional art:- vanishing point, medium chiaroscuro, foreshortening, aerial view, repeat, motif, etc.
Explain the aspect of 2-D Art the terms belong.
Students listen and discuss the terminologies, copy notes.
Resources:- Different art works of 2 dimension.
-Terminologies of words in (3-D)
* Three dimensional art e.g. Terra cotta, sculpture in the round.
* Green ware, leather hand, Relief etc.
-Explains the terminologies in 3-D
* Types of clay (primary and secondary)
* Properties of clay e.g. plasticity
* ceramic tools and equipment’s
* Function of ceramics.
-State the types of clay and mention ceramic tools and their uses, student mention some uses.
-Different methods of making ceramic works.
* process of drying and firing
-Meaning of sculpture.
-Common tools and materials in sculpture
-Technique of using sculptural tools, and types of sculpture e.g. metal, cement, wax, wood tera cotta, plaster of Paris (POP) etc
-Demonstrates the use of tools in sculpture and some techniques in sculpture.
-Students practice simple modeling and identify tools.
-Resources – clay, wood etc.
-The analysis and evaluation of works of arts.
-Forms and their suggestions.
-Use of elements and their principle of design.
-Composition in art work for harmony.
-Explains the criteria for evaluating art works such as use of element and principles of design.
Resources:- pictures of art works, magazines, newspaper.
-Computer hardware; the visible and tangible components of the computer, e.g. monitor, system unit, printer, keyboard, mouse, and scanner.
-Students, listen to teacher’s definition, and practice on the computer.
-Resources- computer, scanner, printer, monitor etc.
The intuition that tells your system what to do e.g- coral draw, hardware graphics, Adobe photoshop. The 4 basic mouse techniques are; pointing, clicking, double clicking, and dragging.
Students practice the four basic mouse techniques and copy notes.
Resources- computer, scanner, digital camera.
-Block lettering and calligraphic lettering.
Features- spacing formation of letters streamlining, of letters, skills and craftsmanship curves, ascenders and descenders
-Demonstrate using pen to make strokes, curves, spirals etc.
-State the different types and faces of block letters.
-Students practice the construction of simple letters, practice the use of calligraphic pen.
-Forms of graphic advertisement.
-Newspaper adverts, posters, handbills, invitation cards, book cover, etc.
-Advertisement features- suitable design, legibility of letters, technical proficiency, communication, colour distribution and harmony.
-Guide students to make cards and posters, and visit printing press or T.V houses.
-Resources- Newspaper, magazines, colour, pencils, drawing set, ruler.
Textile design on paper.
-Motif; A single unit of design.
-Repeat patterns e.g. block half drop, mirror repeat diamond etc.
Lead discussion on various arrangements of motif and repeat patterns.
Illustrate examples of motif on board.
Students crate various types of motif and create patterns.
Resources:- Board, cartridge paper.
Tracing paper, colour, pencil and shells for motif.
Resources- printing table, fabric wood block, scissors, paper, squeeze thickner and mesh.