Intermediate Art: World B

This list is representative of the materials provided or used in this course. Keep in mind that the actual materials used may vary, depending on the school in which you are enrolled, and whether you are taking the course as Independent Study.

For a complete list of the materials to be used in this course by your enrolled student, please visit MyInfo. All lists are subject to change at any time.

Scope & Sequence : Scope & Sequence documents describe what is covered in a course (the scope) and also the order in which topics are covered (the sequence). These documents list instructional objectives and skills to be mastered. K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

Course Overview

Intermediate Art: World B is designed to complement the World History: Our Modern World, 1400 to 1917 course. Following the timeline of the K12 History program, lessons introduce students to the artists, cultures, and great works of world art and architecture from Renaissance through modern times.

  • Study and create various works of art from the Renaissance and beyond
  • Discover great works of art and see how they influenced later artists
  • Compare and contrast works from many civilizations, from paintings to sculpture, architecture, book covers, prints, and more
  • Analyze how artists use elements like color and shape, and principles like balance and pattern, to create pleasing designs and compositions
  • Study the various techniques and processes to produce different effects in drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures
  • Learn how artists decorate objects like book covers, wallpaper, and fabrics
  • Create artworks inspired by works they learn about, using many materials and techniques; for example, after studying the Tempietto by Bramante and Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright, students design their own model of a building. And after studying expressive portrait paintings by Rembrandt, Judith Leyster, and Pablo Picasso, they make expressive self-portraits
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Course Outline

Renaissance and Beyond

  • Recognize that artworks with similar characteristics are grouped into periods or styles
  • Identify characteristics of Italian Renaissance art in works by Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael
  • Identify events in the life of Raphael and characteristics of his art
  • Identify the use of one-point and atmospheric perspective in paintings
  • Identify characteristics of Northern Renaissance art in works by Albrecht Dürer and Pieter Brueghel the Elder
  • Identify ways Renaissance artists were inspired by the ideals of Classical art
  • Compare and contrast Renaissance and Baroque sculpture by Michelangelo and Bernini
  • Identify ways the arts from Africa, China, and the Islamic world influenced artists and patrons of Renaissance Europe

Eye on Design

  • Identify ways Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Paul Gauguin, André Derain, and Mark Rothko use color in paintings
  • Compare and contrast the use of color in Naturalistic and Fauve art in works by Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin and André Derain
  • Identify ways Edgar Degas, Utagawa Hiroshige, and Giacomo Balla show movement in artworks
  • Recognize that artists use the elements of art and principles of design in artworks
  • Identify ways African and Japanese artists use the elements of art and principles of design in their art
  • Identify compositional characteristics in paintings by Diego Velázquez and Titian

It's All in the Technique

  • Recognize that artists use various techniques to produce different effects in their drawings
  • Identify techniques used in drawings by Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Vincent van Gogh
  • Identify techniques used in paintings by John James Audubon, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Paul Signac
  • Compare and contrast techniques used in Naturalistic and Impressionist paintings in works by John James Audubon and Pierre-Auguste Renoir
  • Identify techniques used in prints by Albrecht Dürer, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Andy Warhol
  • Identify techniques used in sculptures by Donatello, Michelangelo, Auguste Rodin, and Marisol Escobar

Themes in Art: The Artist's Vision

  • Recognize that artists have different ways of portraying the same theme or subject
  • Identify characteristics of portraits by Rembrandt, Judith Leyster, and Pablo Picasso
  • Identify characteristics of landscapes by Thomas Cole, Vincent van Gogh, Shen Zhou, and Ansel Adams
  • Identify events in the life of Pablo Picasso or characteristics of his art
  • Describe characteristics of Cubist art in works by Pablo Picasso

Function and Beauty

  • Identify characteristics of book covers made by Islamic, French, and Russian artists
  • Identify ways artists add beauty to functional objects
  • Identify events in the life of William Morris, and characteristics of his art
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Number of Lessons and Scheduling

45 minutes

Total Lessons: 72

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K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

  • Course Overview (as seen above)
  • Course Outline
  • Lesson Time and Scheduling