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Welcome to Mr. Janzen's Website!

This is the place to come for those students in my Art 8 and 9 class.  Assignments will be placed in the table below.  Just scroll down to you see your class.

English 10 and Senior Art will also have assignments placed here, but all those students should be registered through Google Classrooms.  That is an easier way to submit work.  This may be a more convenient way to access the assignments for some of you.

All work for Art 8 and Art 9 can be sumitted by taking a picture and attaching it to an email or by dropping it of at the school.  It is imperative that you include the following information:
- Assignment name
- Your name
- Date submitted

My email address is Kyle.Janzen@yesnet.yk.ca


If you have any questions, just drop me a line.  



Art 8
Hi folks,
Given the uptake on the previous two assignments, I'll not assign another.  

Please concentrate on getting work for your core classes (scimatics and humanities)  finished.  

If you haven't got one or the other assignments in yet, please do so.  I'll send along an email to remind you.

If you would like to work on something extra, then please send it along and I will factor it in to your final assignment.

I'm sorry we got our class cut short this semester.  But what can you do?

Have a good summer.  Hope to see you in August.
KJ




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Art 8 Assignment #2

Hi folks,

This drawing/artwork should take you two - three hours.  You can do it all at once, or you can spread it out over a couple of weeks.

For this exercise you will need to find a song that you like and draw something related to it.

Listen to it carefully and let images come in and out of your head.  While listening, it might be a good idea to write down ideas for any pictures that come into your mind.

Use any images from the internet you can find to help you draw people and things.

You can use any of the following for your image:

Paper
Any size of paper from regular 8 ½” by 11” to larger.

Media
You can use paint, if you have it.
Or
Some old magazines, newspapers, or something like it to make a collage.
Or
Some pencil crayons.  A regular pencil will also work.
Or
Some combination of the above.

You will have to do some planning around how to fill your page.  I do mean FILL the page.  Don’t leave much blank space.  A little is ok, but only a little.

At the bottom of the page, neatly write your name, the name of the song (underlined) and the artist(s) who sing it.

This is due Thursday, May 21, 2020

Criteria:
- Image relates to the song
- Page is filled without much blank space
- Time is taken (2-3 hours of working on it – that is about a week’s worth of regular class time)


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Art 8 Assignment #1

Hi folks,

This is your first assignment.  All three of your home-based assignments are related to the following:

“Express feelings, ideas, stories, observations and experiences through the arts.”  
 
This is pretty basic.  Here you are going to explore ways to express a feeling or an idea that is related to your experiences staying at home over the last few weeks during this time.

You may be frustrated, you may have fears, you may think this is all a little too much, or you may fully understand why we are staying at home and are doing quite well.

How can you show how you have been doing in a drawing?

Think about what you have been doing.  Draw that.
Think about what you have been thinking about.  You could try to give that some shape in a drawing.
You could draw a self-portrait in a mirror that shows some kind of emotion that you have been feeling.

Whatever you choose to draw, you do have some things to take into account.

Review the powerpoints on Elements and Principles.  You will need to concentrate on one element (line, shape, colour) and incorporate at least two principles.

Elements 2019.pptPrinciples 2019 3.pptElements 2019.pdfPrinciples 2019 3.pdf

You may use pencil, pencil crayons, paint (if you have it) or try collage by cutting out pictures from a magazine and assembling them in an interesting way.

Use this rubric to guide you


Emerging
Approaching
Meeting
Exceeding
Drawing is hurriedly done and does not take into account elements or principles.  No care taken to make it interesting or provide quality.  Much of the space of the drawing is untreated (blank) and does not add to the interest.  No clear idea or feeling emerges.  Image is wholly copied from another source (i.e. the internet)
Drawing shows some attention to elements and attempts to use principles.  Care is taken to make elements carefully and interesting.  Time is taken.  The space of the drawing is used effectively.  Feeling or idea is noticeable.  Image is influenced by an image from another source like the internet.  Not credit given to this source.
Elements are finely drawn with care and interest.  Can be dramatic and/or unified.  Principles are clear and have been planned out.  Maybe a draft or two has been done.  Space of the paper is used fully and blank spaces are incorporated as part of the drawing.  Feeling or idea is what one notices first. Some influence or input from another source image, but the source is credited and the influence is proportionately small.
Excellent use of elements that are well drawn and effective.  Principles are carefully considered and done with skill.  The drawing is in good shape without tears, folds, or blemishes.  Blank spaces are a natural part of the drawing and the paper is optimally filled.  The idea or feeling is the dominant thing noticed.  A completely original design.

This should take you two to three hours to do.  You have three weeks to do it.  It will be due Thursday, April 30.  You can take a picture and send it to me or drop it off at the school.  You can hand it in ahead of time.  Drawing should be no smaller than 8.5” x 11,” which is the size of a notebook paper.  

Here's some examples to get you thinking:Art 8 Assignment 1 images.pdf


Art 9


Hi folks,
Given the uptake on the previous two assignments, I'll not assign another.  

Please concentrate on getting work for your core classes (scimatics and humanities)  finished.  

If you haven't got one or the other assignments in yet, please do so.  I'll send along an email to remind you.

If you would like to work on something extra, then please send it along and I will factor it in to your final assignment.

I'm sorry we got our class cut short this semester.  But what can you do?

Have a good summer.  Hope to see you in August.
KJ



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Grade 9 Art Assignment #2
Self-Portrait

It’s time for a self-portrait.  These are good things to sharpen your powers of observation.  You can never do too many of them.  After all, your face is always changing, you can change your expressions, and you all likely haven’t had a haircut in a while.   

You will need:

  • A mirror you can place in front of you or place a chair in front of a mirror in your house.
Regular blank paper with a surface to put it on – like a large book or piece of cardboard
Pencil and eraser
Tissue paper
The templates – which are shown below

Step One: Prepare your paper

  • Draw a border around your paper – about two centimetres from the edge all the way around
  • Shade the entire surface of your paper inside the border lightly and evenly with pencil – not too dark; not too light
  • Gently rub the surface of your paper with the tissue so that the pencil shading blends into a darker, even shade
Step Two: Look at these templates

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You can see that the head (without the hair) is egg-shaped.  You might have to move your chin up or down to get your face to match up.

Notice the horizontal lines on the left-side image.  The top line is for the eyes (which is in the middle of the head).  IT is also the top of your ears. The middle line is the bottom of the nose. It is also the bottom of your ears.  The lower line is the middle of the lips.  That is also where your neck begins.

Notice the vertical lines on the right-side image.  The middle of your eyes lines up with the edges of your mouth.  The inside corner of your eyes line up with the width of your nose.  You may also notice that the space between your eyes is the space width as one of your eyes.

Step Three: Start drawing your face

  • Start drawing your face.  Start with the egg-shaped head.  Make it fit inside the border.  The top of your head should be no more than a centimetre from the top border and the bottom of your chin should be no more than three centimetres from the bottom.  The focus is the head, not the space around the head.  
  • Lightly sketch in the lines from the left side template.  Use these as your guide.  
  • Look closely at you face and the shapes of your eyes, eye brows, nose, mouth and ears.  Lightly sketch these in
  • Lightly draw in the vertical lines and make adjustments.
  • When the proportions are good, start making a commitment to the shapes of your facial parts.  Start drawing them in.
  • Look at where you face is darkest and lightest.  Use your eraser to lighten up areas and your pencil to darken up areas.
  • Draw in your hair – if you have any.
Step Four: Finishing

  • When more-or less done, clean up the space outside the borders with an eraser, make the darks a little darker, the lights a little lighter, and any other final adjustments to shape.
  • Neatly, in small letters, write your name and date inside the border
  • Snap a picture and send it to me.
Here are some examples for you to look at:



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If yours looks something like any of these, but like your face (not theirs), you are at least Meeting Expectations.

This is due Thursday, May 21
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Art 9 Assignment #1

 Hi folks,

This is your first assignment.  All three of your home-based assignments are related to the following:

“Interpret and communicate ideas using symbols and elements to express meaning”~and
“Use the arts to communicate, respond to, and understand global issues.”~

You will come up with an image to depict the corona virus and how it affects our world, your life, the school, your home, friends, family, or whatever you like.  You could come up with an image of the virus itself, or you could personify it by giving it some human qualities and putting in a context – like the earth, your room, your head, whatever.  

Alternatively, you could do something about how this virus makes you feel.

Review the powerpoints on Elements and Principles.  You will need to concentrate on one element (line, shape, colour) and incorporate at least two principles.

Elements 2019.pptPrinciples 2019 3.pptElements 2019.pdfPrinciples 2019 3.pdf

You may use pencil, pencil crayons, paint (if you have it) or try collage by cutting out pictures from a magazine and assembling them in an interesting way.

Use this rubric to guide you


Emerging
Approaching
Meeting
Exceeding
Drawing is hurriedly done and does not take into account elements or principles.  No care taken to make it interesting or provide quality.  Much of the space of the drawing is untreated (blank) and does not add to the interest.  No clear connection to the corona virus emerges.  
Image is wholly copied from another source (i.e. the internet)
Drawing shows some attention to elements and attempts to use principles.  Care is taken to make elements carefully and interesting.  Time is taken.  The space of the drawing is used effectively.  The connection to the corona virus is noticeable.  Image is largely influenced by another source and no credit is given.
Elements are finely drawn with care and interest.  Can be dramatic and/or unified.  Principles are clear and have been planned out.  Maybe a draft or two has been done.  Space of the paper is used fully and blank spaces are incorporated as part of the drawing.  The Feeling or idea is what one notices first.  Image is mostly original, but any use of a source is credited.
Excellent use of elements that are well drawn and effective.  Principles are carefully considered and done with skill.  The drawing is in good shape without tears, folds, or blemishes.  Blank spaces are a natural part of the drawing and the paper is optimally filled.  The idea or feeling is the dominant thing noticed.  Completely original.

This should take you two to three hours to do.  You have three weeks to do it.  It will be due Thursday, April 30.  You can take a picture and send it to me or drop it off at the school.  You can hand it in ahead of time.  Drawing should be no smaller than 8.5” x 11,” which is the size of a notebook paper.  

Here are some examples to get you thinking:Art 9 Assignment 1 images.pdf

English 10
Hi folks,

Here you are going to write a narrative essay. Don't worry, this one is short. We'll do a longer one later. For now, read over the attached instructions and read the sample. This essay should be five paragraphs only! No more or less. Follow the instructions. It says "five-part essay", but for now each part should only be one paragraph. Keep it simple. We'll expand on this later. Don't use dialogue. We'll do that later also. This is due Thursday, April 30, but you'll get the other longer assignment before that, so the sooner you get it in, the better.
I'll scan in the rubric tomorrow.
I hope you are all well. I find myself missing y'all. Strange.

Narrative Essay 10 Part 1.docSample Five Paragraph Narrative Essay.doc
Here are a couple more sheets to help you:

Types of Sentences Review 10.pdfThe Five Paragraph Narrative Es.pdf


Senior Art
Hello,
No doubt you are already signed up to Google Classrooms.  I'll post the first assignment here anyway.  You may hav trouble with the Google environment.  Take care.Senior Art Assignment 1.pdf




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