Visual Arts Scheme of Work for SS 3 Federal

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Visual Arts Curriculum
Visual Arts Curriculum

Senior Secondary School Humanities Syllabus for Visual Art. SS 3 Visual Arts Scheme of Work Federal


1LIFE DRAWING AND PAINTING 1.anatomical studies relation of the whole body 2. drawing and painting of portraits and quick action poses .long poses for detailed drawing and painting.  Explains the standard proportion of human heads to the whole body. Draw and paint a human figure with water colour, coloured pencils, etc. Resource; cardboard, colours etc.
2STILL LIFE DRAWING AND PAINTING 1.drawing and painting of objects -furniture -utensils -flowers -tools -machineryDraw and paint the arranged still life objects. Resources; cardboards, colours, brushes etc.
3LANDSCAPE OR SEASCAPE PAINTING 1. Composition of trees houses, sky, rocks, mountain etc. 2. Seascape scenery consist: sea, boats, ship, waves, fishermen, harbor, etc.Draw and paint from landscape or seascape scenery. Resources: pen and ink, crayon, colour ink etc.
4SCULPTURE, WOOD CARVING RELIEF 1. definition 2. function of craving tools: carve , chisel, etch , remove ,etc,. 3. 2 dimensional relief carving 4. relief carving: register type -door -plaque -verandah posts -divination tray 5.carving tools: -gouge -rasps -steel -sand paper -sharpening stone -oil for sharpening stone -rifflers – mallets -scrappers -steel wool  1. Define and explains sculpture. 2. describes types of reliefs and different carving tools. 3. explains carving in the round 4. illustrates by carving an object in the round for students to see. 5.practice how to carve a figure in the round 6. produce a life form on wood.
5CARVING IN THE ROUND (SIMPLE AND LIFE FORMS) 1.types of reliefs: -low relief -high relief 2.objects that can be carved in the round: -wooden shoes -paddles – ash tray -pestles -sancer -walking stick 3.carving in the round : -volume -plane -mass 4.practical i. make a simple relief carving on wood ii. produce a life form on wood.1. practice carving with a chosen object. 2. list four objects that can be carved in the round. 3. produce one carving. Resources: wood, chisel, market, vice, riffles, iron sponge, rasps, sand paper oil for sharpening. sharpening stone.
6WESTERN ART 1.styles and periods: -pre-history art -mesopotaamia -greek art -roman art -early Christain art -Islamic art -medival art -renaissance art 2. the differences in style e.g. Islamic and Christian art and the style of leornado da vinci and that of greek vase painters1. discusses the origin, stages of development, nature and characteristic  styles of western art. 2. discusses the achievements of the leadning artists of the periods, styles and movements. Resources: -photographs -maps -slides, projector
7IMPACT ON AFRICAN ART ON WESTERN ART AND VICE VERSA 1. 19th of 20th century art of Europe: – impressionism -expressionism -abstraction -cubism -new concept and media for Africa 2.neglect of African art education destruction of many artifacts  1. discusses the artistic revolution in western art due to contact with African art. 2.explains the origin and development of mainstream art. Resources: -slides -photographs.
8IMPACT OF NIGERIAN ART ON WESTERN ART. 1.benin primitive and looted art works 2. Ife bronze heads Iron ceremonial screens. 3.Yoruba carved doors, back and pillar postDiscusses the influence of these artworks/artifacts on western artworks. Resource:-Slides -Photographs
9CONTEMPORARY WORLD ART New art terms and direction in art: -visual culture -installation art -performance art -video artLead class discussion on new terms and directions in world art. RESOURCES: Slides, projector, photographs etc.
10MAKING MODELS FOR ART PRODUCTS 1.Designs of objects: -cars Bottles -cell phone -buildings -air planes -glidersIntroduces the general process of industrial design-model, photographs and tests, functionality, production. RESOURCES: Selected objects for design and models
11LETTERING: BLOCK AND CALLIGRAPHY 1.Block lettering exercise -Roman -Bothic 2.calligraphy Lettering -san- serifs Ornamental 3.Qualities of lettering: -legibility -suitability -spacingExplains the characteristics features of block and Calligraphy letterings. Practice block lettering Resource: Drawing set, calligraphy pen, etc.
1.Coreldraw environment -task bar -menu bar Tools bar -page view
2.Clip Art for illustration
3.Texts -Dialogue boxes -pop-up menu -interactive fill tools
4.Layout features  
-Identify and explains the features of the Corel draw environment. -Guides students on how to import clip arts for illustration. Resource: Computer set, compact disk/flash, paper, cardboard  


1STENCILS -LAYOUT AND BOOK ILLUSTRATION 1.Paper Stencil cutting 2.Screen stencils laying and cutting 3.Layout features: -columns -margin -Spine -Bleeding -Blurb, etc. 4. Illustration techniques on computer using free hand tools.1. Prepare a simple stencil and apply them in a design. 2. Make simple layout and some illustrations. Resources: Cardboard paper, wax, knives etc -Computer set, magazines etc.
2SPINING AND WEAVING 1.Basic principles of weaving -warp -weft Color -pattern 2.Spining processExplains and demonstrate weaving technique 2. Spin some raw cotton into thread. Resource: Twilling wool, simple loom.
3PHOTOGRAPHY 1.Types of camera -double lens reflex -single lens reflex -box camera 2. Terminologies in photography -focus -snap -view -panning 3. Parts of a SLR Camera -aperture -Lens -view finder 4.Photographic materials and Equipments: -camera -film 5.Photographic processes: -loading -shooting1.Identify the functions of a Camera 2.Discusses with the aid of photograph, terminologies of photograph 3. States photographic equipment’s and materials. 4.Explains photographic process 5. Demonstrate loading, focusing and shooting. Resources: -still camera -Video camera -Digital camera -photographs    

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