Course Map for

Photo II

State Core:  VA 1170
www.usoe.k12.ut.us/Curr/FineArt/Core_Curriculum/Visual_art/Visual_Sec.htm

 
Month Content Skills Assessment
August-

September

*Aesthetic Cluster: What is Art? 

*Aesthetic Theories: Mimetic, Formalist, Institutional 

*Accurate Exposure 

*Photo Log 

*Printing Techniques: printing using filters

*Evaluating art using the cluster 

*Critically analyzing art using the theory 

*Exposure: aperture & shutter speed controls 

*Bracketing 

*Record keeping 

*Printing with Multi grade paper and Multi grade Filters

*Discussion of cluster 

*Paper on theory 

*Exposure worksheet 

*Exposure roll 

*Critique of exposure roll 

*Comparison of photo log and exposure roll 

*Prints

October *Aesthetic Cluster: What is Beauty 

*Aesthetic Theories: Hedonist 

*Documentary Photography 

*Photo Techniques: depth of field control, b-stop/night photography, multiple exposure 

*Printing Techniques: burning- in, dodging, cropping, diffusion, vignetting

*Evaluating art using the cluster 

*Critically analyzing art using the theory 

*Documenting events photographically 

*Depth of Field control, apeture control 

*Night photography, multiple exposure 

*Burning in, dodging, cropping 

*Diffusion, vignetting

*Discussion of cluster 

*Paper on theory 

*Critique of documentary photo's 

*Prints showing understanding of printing techniques

November *Aesthetic Cluster: Artists Intent & Interpretation 

*Aesthetic Theories: Instrumentalist Theory 

*Elements & Principles of Art 

*Photo montage 

*Collage 

*Photo Techniques: panning, freezing motion, blurred action 

*Printing Techniques: multiple printing, light: straight, diffused, soft

*Evaluating art using the cluster 

*Critically analyzing art using the theory 

*Using elements of art to create the principles of design 

*Photomontage 

*Collage 

*Controlling light indoor & outdoor: straight, diffused, soft

*Discussion of cluster 

*Paper on theory 

*Critique of elements & principles 

*Group collage using individual photo montage's 

*Film 

*Prints

December *Aesthetic Cluster: Artistic Creation 

*Aesthetic Theory: Neo-Rational Theory 

*Controversial Topic 

*Printing Techniques: toning, hand coloring, textured negatives, borders

*Evaluating art using the cluster 

*Critically analyzing art using the theory 

*Researching topics 

*Forming opinions using research 

*Presenting opinion through photo's 

*Toning 

*Hand coloring 

*Printing with Textured negatives 

*Printing with Borders

*Discussion of cluster 

*Paper on theory 

*Presentation of controversial topic 

*Research 

*Paper on controversial topic 

*Critique controversial assign. 

*Prints

January *Aesthetic Cluster : Aesthetic Experience, Art & Other Values 

*Aesthetic Theories: Expressivist Theory, Marxist Theory, Feminist Theory, 

*Final Portfolio 

*Bookbinding

*Evaluating art using the cluster 

*Critically analyzing art using the theories 

*Evaluating photo's 

*Bookbinding: history, cover, signatures, end sheets, link stitch 

*Presentation of photo's, importance of presentation

*Discussion of cluster 

*Paper on theory 

*Discussion on history of bookbinding 

*Cover for final portfolio 

*Signatures 

*End sheets 

*Link stitch 

*Mounting photo's 

*Final 10 prints