Tasks to Accomplish;
1.Gather information about the History of Graffiti. You must answer and submit your answers to the following questions in essay form. (listed URL addresses are below in "Process" section). Answer these questions in essay form. This essay must be double spaced and be 2 pages in length. Discuss your opinon about Graffiti and utilize the following questions to assist you in formulating an idea to support and discuss. Support your thoughts and answers with substance. Edit your essays! See sites and video below. Scroll down after you read!
Consider and use the following questions for your essay
Is it a style? Should it be legalized and or legalized for artistic expression? Do you think the artists create images to make us think? What side of the graffiti issue would you support and why? Is graffiti art? If so, what defines art? What is the difference between art and defacing property? What motivates the tagging versus graffiti art that is enjoyable to look at? What other cities have dealt with graffiti and or tagging issues? What solutions have they come up with to solve this problem? Keep track of your resources and include them on a seperate page. Use MLA format.
http://www.dougweb.com/pgraf.html Thought provoking ideas about graffiti.
This essay must be double spaced and be two pages in length. Remember to create an outline before researching and writing. You will be graded for content, and editing. Please do not cut and paste this essay. Read and put information in your own words. If you must quote a statement orsentence, remember to place it in quotes and number it. This number is then transferred to the resource page.
2&3. Practice and create 2 graffiti designs. 1) Design your name, or initials, or both using "graffiti creator" to begin your design. You may also choose not to use "graffiti creator" and work your name out based on studying and practicing graffiti style letters. There is has to be a resemblance to the graffiti style. Learn how to create depth by adding 3 dimension to your art.
4. Create a tag design that is incorporated in your design. This is a marking that may be a symbol, character, or letters that identify you. Observe the graffiti art online and notice any repetitious symbols or letters that identify the artist.
5. After gathering further information about the powerful symbolism and thought provoking messages graffiti can represent, you too must create a larger poster size design with a partner that speeks to passerbys who will read it. You may use several middle school messages that you have read about over the three years you have attended. Examples; No Bullying, or Respect, & Ready to Learn. It may be anti smoking or say no to drugs. Peace, Keep jobs in America. We will discuss further in class.