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Visual Concepts, 9th Grade Art    
Contemporary Art in the Style of Erika Simmons

Erika Iris Simmons is a contemporary mixed media artist. She loves working with strange experimental materials. She was honored as the Official Artist for the 2013 Grammy Awards.  Past clients include: The Times, Oprah Magazine, MAXIM, Levis Strauss & Co., Hermes, Showtime, and RayBan. Simmons lives and works in Chicago.

Thanks to a generous donation of old audio cassettes from Mrs. Liat Luel's music room, high school art students created portraits in the style of Erika Simmons.

Visual Concepts - 9th grade art
    An exploration of art theory and media with an emphasis on skill development and critical analysis. This foundation level course provides a thorough introduction to design, for the beginner, through the application of two dimensional and three dimensional elements and principles. Projects deal with the fundamentals of:  line, shape, form, color, value, texture, space, balance, movement, rhythm, contrast, emphasis, pattern, and unity. Class projects include:
Drawing, painting, collage, sculpture and mixed media. No prerequisite needed.
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