Balance- 5 minute timed event (team event) Building a house of cards. At
the end of the time limit the tallest house wins. Design/structure may
be symmetrical or assymetrical.
Pattern- (team event) 1 minute the team with the longest list of
patterns (repeated designs) wins.
Proportion- (two members) a race to put photographic reproductions of
real objects in the correct size relationships ranging either from large
to small or small to large.
Contrast-(team event) 1 minute race. Team lists as many pairs of
opposite characteristics of the various art elements.
example short/long - line
smooth/rough - texture
light/dark - value
Unity- (team event) 4 minutes. Relay race. 6x18 paper folded in fourths
One team member draws a design (1 minute) passes on to next team member
to reproduce. Creates a border design.
Emphasis- (1 person with teams advice) creates an area of emphasis in
the border design.
Rhythm- (team event) Teams have time to compose new lyrics to the
melody of Twinkle Twinkle Little star or some other well known song,
using art elements and principles learned. The team must sing their
song and is juged on- number of art terms used, rhythm, and completeness
( if the song makes sense).
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