• Principles of design
    • Balance
  • Brainstorming
  • Composition
  • Concepts
  • Characteristic
  • Elements of art
    • Space
    • Value
  • Expressive properties
  • Foreground
  • Middle ground
  • Neutral colors
  • Resist

Essential Questions

EU: Artists, curators, and others consider a variety of factors and methods including evolving technologies when preparing and refining artwork for display and or when deciding if and how to preserve and protect it.
EQ: What methods and processes are considered when preparing artwork for presentation or preservation? How does refining artwork affect its meaning to the viewer? What criteria are considered when selecting work for presentation, a portfolio, or a collection?

Skills Examples

  • Take part in the setup of a theme-specific display.
  • Glue artwork on larger paper or mat board to create a finished look.
  • Create a name card for artwork.
  • Prepare artwork for final display by selecting from pre-made supplies, such as different colors of paper or matting that have been cut to size and different choices of labels that have been printed.
  • Look at examples of public sculptures, murals, and buildings from the surrounding community and discuss the benefits of art to the people who live there.
  • Create a community art map showing the placement of publicly displayed artwork in one's own community.

Anchor Standards

Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation.