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Visual Journal 2013

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BC: Visual Journal Reflection - My favorite part about the visual journal is being able to complete it through a digital medium. Using Mixbook has allowed me to easily layer new understandings, insert visual ideas, and keep a versatile record of my journey in teaching art. - If I were to do the visual journal again, I would try to select a digital medium that allows me to insert multimedia ideas (eg. videos, links, audio) into the journal, as this broadens the range of ideas that could be depicted through the visual journal. - I could improve my visual journal by creating a visual table of contents that has thumbnail pictures of the different ideas, and linking the thumbnail pictures to the corresponding page in the journal.

FC: Visual Journal

1: Betty Fei | UBC Education 2013

2: Art is about perspective and about conveying to others the lens through which you see the world. The multicolored iris represents both the different lenses that individuals have, as well as the multifaceted lens that one individual could have. | Draw an image that represents art to you. | Reflection

3: Art | Perspective | Beauty | Lens | Way of seeing the world | Expression | Connection

4: Blind Contour Drawing (of a leafy plant) | Qualities of Line | Long | Thin | Curved | Jagged | Uncertain | Indecisive | Fragile

5: Abstract, wiggly lines Outline a withering rose Beauty unfolding

6: Plant Contour Drawing | Connection to IRP: Exploring, describing, and creating images using line and shape

7: A little alien With the body of a plant Waiting to be born

8: Learning to draw requires that we learn how to see

9: | Learn to see: Drawing with Space | - Learning to see edges - Discerning positive and negative space

10: Letting the line shape the picture

12: | Creating Movement with Lines

13: Straight lines --> Curved lines | Motionless lines --> Moving lines

14: Implied Contour Lines


16: Connection to IRP: Exploring, creating, and analyzing images using tone and value

18: Connection to IRP: Using a variety of image sources (eg. using music to inspire painting)

19: Relaxing inspiration Loudness transferred to brush stroke Mood translated to tone Layer upon layer Quick passing of time Interpretive art One medium to another | Painting to Music

20: Progressive Watercolor | | Teaching about Tone

21: Color, Tone, and Texture | Sea Creature Collage | Connection to IRP: Exploring, describing, and creating images using texture, color, tone, and shape

22: | Color Palette with Beans

23: Roy Lichtenstein inspired- Onomatopoeia art with Primary Colors

24: Clay: Thinking

25: with Hands | By: Leonard | By: Chad | By: Cherie | By: Kristina

26: Designs Inspired

27: by Nature

28: The Void | Shapes and shaped by the vessel

29: Art | Shapes and shaped by the artist

30: One-point Perspective Drawing | Implied space


32: Alphabet Photography | Get creative!

33: Tattoo a Banana! | Simple and Green |

34: Printmaking:

35: Think in Reverse!

36: A Bad Lesson Plan: - Not age appropriate - No creativity involved - Reinforces stereotypes

37: How to make it good: - Design an age appropriate task (drawing instead of coloring for grade 7 students) - Allow students to express their creativity (give them choice) - Encourage art that respects diversity and promotes social action

39: | Contemporary Art | Turn the page for discussion ideas...

40: MUSE Entry Points: Starting points for discussions about art | | Foundational | Aesthetics | Logical | Experiential | Narratives

41: What textures, shapes, colors and emotions are present in the art? | Where and when does the story take place? What would you title the piece? | Is this art? Why or why not? Is it asking you a question or giving you an answer? | Can you move like the motion in the art? Can you respond to the painting in clay? | Why do you think this art is the size that it is? How long do you think the artist spent on it?

42: An observant eye | A peaceful demeanor | The face of youth | Putting myself out there as a teacher | My "Not a Box"

43: An affinity for thought | A desire for integrity that continues despite falling short | Loving, caring, for my students

44: Visual Culture Imagery that shapes: Identify Values Meaning Communication Thought | Eg. Using to see and to see the world | photography help others differently

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