Hello @WaterfordCC102 – We’ve Got a Day Off – Sort of… Time to Reflect.

What a wonderful first week in (out of) studio. You artists did a wonderful job. Here are some images to reflect back on the week with. Take it easy (no… go out and make more art). Thank you to all the parents and guardians who have supported and encouraged our artists to make art over the summer!


The TALIESIN Field Trip is THURSDAY. We leave at 7:30AM. I hope you all get your monies and permission slips in MONDAY. They need a final count and so do I. Forms are below:

  • Information Sheet HERE
  • Taliesin Hold Harmless Agreement HERE

 

Ok… Now the pictures.

Marty's Bacon and Eggs. https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-u_ivg773dtc/V3MXPs7xUjI/AAAAAAAALh4/XB3jSfO5_a8V_yUKFLBkmDIOSOJ5pPv_ACKgB/s640/Bacon-and-Eggs_IMG_0822.JPG

#It’sTheEndOfTheWeekAsIKnowItAndIFeelFine #Thursday is here! #EdwardHopper Joins Us Today.

“Everything in nature is harmony; a little too much, or else too little, disturbs the scale and makes a false note. One must reach the point of singing true with the pencil or with brush quite as much as with the voice; rightness of forms is like rightness of sounds.” – Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres


Breakfast at MARTY’s this morning at 8:00 – Who is joining me?

Marty's Breakfast Today! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/03b6f-bacon-and-eggs_img_0822.jpg?w=640&h=493
Marty’s Breakfast Today! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/03b6f-bacon-and-eggs_img_0822.jpg

Field Trip Information to TALIESIN – NEXT WEEK THURSDAY – Final Numbers Monday to Taliesin. Forms Below.

  • Information Sheet HERE
  • Taliesin Hold Harmless Agreement HERE

Develop Craft: Learning to use tools, materials, artistic conventions; and learning to care for tools, materials, and space.

From neighborhoods to nature and now cityscape – downtown – what kinds of challenges have you had in the making of art on the scale, speed, effort that you have in this experience?

Edward Hopper Drug Store: https://i2.wp.com/www.edwardhopper.net/images/paintings/drugstore.jpg
Edward Hopper Drug Store: http://www.edwardhopper.net/images/paintings/drugstore.jpg

Looking at Edward Hopper and the ideas of the architecture in the area – how are you able to (without a ruler) use the ideas of the buildings and space around it to create successful images? Watercolors. 1 – 2 (maybe 3) paintings. Out and about in the downtown area. From Uncle Harry’s to the Bridge and Waterford Dental and then down to the Bill Czaja Insurance Agency – how can you work and take in the space that is in front of you. We will be back again soon. Watercolor paintings.

We’ve got a lot of artwork made this week… what kinds of thoughts have you had about the skills developed, learned, pushed, challenged?

Paul Cezanne: Post-Impressionism: http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/paintings-by-paul-cezanne-5.jpg

#Midweek #Humpday #Wednesday and #PleinAir #Art is here! #PaulCezanne too.

This Summer is all about: Develop Craft: Learning to use tools, materials, artistic conventions; and learning to care for tools, materials, and space.

Landscapes and simplification of the space – far off space. Looking at the work of Paul Cezanne and the works of the Post-Impressionists – What simplification do we see in the work they have created? Be aware of the breaking up of the space and shapes into a simple fashion, but also consider the ideas of adding details and specific shapes.

Paul Cezanne: Post-Impressionism: http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/paintings-by-paul-cezanne-5.jpg
Paul Cezanne: Post-Impressionism: http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/paintings-by-paul-cezanne-5.jpg

Working out in the wilderness and taking the campground into consideration. Are you looking out at the vast expanse or are you looking close?

How do you enjoy / struggle with the new ideas that you took in today?

Richard Diebenkorn, Ocean Park Series: http://www.ocma.net/sites/default/files//Diebenkorn_Ocean%20Park%20105_3.jpg

Tuesday #PleinAir, #Downtown with #Mr.Roberts


TALIESIN FIELD TRIP is underway – June 29 from 8:30am – 9:00pm (lunch is with Taliesin folks – Dinner is on our own – BRING SOME CASH for FOOD and GIFT SHOP!)

Vicente at Taliesin in 2016. Plein Air field trip!
Vicente at Taliesin in 2016. Plein Air field trip!

TODAY – June 20 (Happy Birthday Mr. Korb)

Develop Craft: Learning to use tools, materials, artistic conventions; and learning to care for tools, materials, and space.

Richard Diebenkorn (Ocean Park Series) is a good reference as we get things moving today. Simplification of space and shapes. Look for the larger areas first and then move into the smaller spaces. Nothing up close – BIG and HUGE spaces today. Pencil and Watercolors and then Oil Pastels (and Conté) are the mediums of the day. Consider the sense of value contrast as well as the sense of color and shape. We’re looking at a bit of abstraction – this is a challenge.

Richard Diebenkorn, Ocean Park Series: http://www.ocma.net/sites/default/files//Diebenkorn_Ocean%20Park%20105_3.jpg
Richard Diebenkorn, Ocean Park Series: http://www.ocma.net/sites/default/files//Diebenkorn_Ocean%20Park%20105_3.jpg

Sketching out ideas and SIMPLIFY the space. Today we DO NOT WORRY about any sense of ACCURACY and only look at the larger shapes and colors. Start there.

Step back and see what you’ve done – quick end of class look at the entire body of work we’re creating so far. Are you EXPERIMENTING?

American Plein Air Watercolorist Winslow Homer: http://wwwcdn.artistdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/1641.Winslow_5F00_Homer_5F002D005F00_Artists_5F00_Sketching_5F00_in_5F00_the_5F00_White_5F00_Mountains.jpg

Welcome to #PleinAir #SummerStudio!

Week 1: Mix it Up – Let’s Try a bit of everything Pencil, Pastels (Oil and Soft), Conté, Charcoal, Watercolor, and Acrylic (for those returning).

“Everything in nature is harmony; a little too much, or else too little, disturbs the scale and makes a false note. One must reach the point of singing true with the pencil or with brush quite as much as with the voice; rightness of forms is like rightness of sounds.” – Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres


I am really excited to be getting together with you all this summer to do some painting and drawing and making of art outside (plein air). Thank you for enrolling in this summer studio experience. This is all about having fun and experiencing new approaches and ideas. I am well planned for this and there are specific things I do want you to walk away with, so be patient with me and know I have plans. That said… be ABSOLUTELY FREE to try new ideas of your own. None of you are married to a style or technique yet so be ready to make new and exciting work.


G: Develop Craft: Learning to use tools, materials, artistic conventions; and learning to care for tools, materials, and space.

Today we will get out and try a few different mediums. The goal will be to get 4 or 5 works done in the short amount of time we have together. Out in the Environmental Center with pencils, watercolors, colored pencils, oil and soft pastels. Of these… which materials are you most drawn to? Which do you struggle with the most? Watch Mr. Korb for a smidge and then we’re off to the races.

Working outside with no set assignment in mind just 4 – 5 works of art and a variety of materials End with a quick conversation and outline of the rest of the summer.

American Plein Air Watercolorist Winslow Homer: http://wwwcdn.artistdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/1641.Winslow_5F00_Homer_5F002D005F00_Artists_5F00_Sketching_5F00_in_5F00_the_5F00_White_5F00_Mountains.jpg
American Plein Air Watercolorist Winslow Homer: http://wwwcdn.artistdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/1641.Winslow_5F00_Homer_5F002D005F00_Artists_5F00_Sketching_5F00_in_5F00_the_5F00_White_5F00_Mountains.jpg

Conversation around the artworks? Problems? Successes? Solutions? Challenges?


WUHS 2017 Graduates – Congratulations!

Happy Graduation to ALL the 2017 WUHS Graduates. I was fortunate enough to be the school photographer on Sunday and these are a sampling of the fun and excitement that was had. 4 years (13 years) goes by SO fast. Enjoy each and every day. Enjoy your accomplishments, it is a beautiful day so… Go Make Some Art!

Frank

And the school year is done… Art however keeps getting made!

Enjoy the Views! Studio 123 at WUHS.
Click on the image to see the room in its 360 degrees – enjoy the Views! Studio 123 at WUHS.

Thank you to all the hard working artists in the Waterford Union High School Art Studio this year. I am proud of the skills developed, experiences undertaken, challenges solved (and not solved), as well as all of the new passions (and old passions) that have been flamed in the the art studio. The room is clean(ish) and empty and waiting patiently for the new batch of artists to fill it. (1 week and we start Plein Air!).

I’ll be keeping this post going over the summer with images, words of wisdom (or not so much wisdom), and other thoughts that might be simply fun and exciting about the art world. Please also follow me on facebook.com/ArtWithKorb to see what’s happening.

Now… Go Make Art!

Frank Korb

 

 

artists-studio-habits-of-mind https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/artists-studio-habits-of-mind.jpg?w=620

EXAMS! This is IT!

This is it folks… Questions – Stop in. Remember that ALL Artwork will be disposed of on Friday, June 9, 2017. If you forget – it’ll be in the garbage or the dumpsters.

Thanks for a GREAT year.

Exam Schedule Spring 2017

#LastDay in the #ArtStudio for #2017

Take it ALL HOME… Take the SURVEY HERE for extra credit and help make ART More SUCCESSFUL and POPULAR!

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peal

Drawing – Todd Mrozinski and YOU!

  • Pre-Critique Worksheet HERE
  • Pre-Critique Artworks to critique HERE

TOMORROW – Exams. Todd will be joining us during the Critique. Be ready with your thoughts and comments!

Todd Mrozinski FB Post

Studio Art 360: CLEAN and REVIEW!

Questions? Thoughts on the Exam? It is time to CLEAN and Study!

Final Exam - Are you READY? http://www.cakart.in/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/dreamstime_l_194551721.jpg
Final Exam – Are you READY? http://www.cakart.in/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/dreamstime_l_194551721.jpg

Advanced Drawing: Clean

  • Pre-Critique Worksheet HERE
  • Pre-Critique Artworks to critique HERE

Today I will be making photographs of the artwork so you can comment about 4 works of art. We will DRAW NAMES from a hat – those are the works you will write about.

(c) Richard Tuschman/Courtesy of Klompching Gallery, New York. "Hotel By Railroad," 2012, Archival Pigment Print, from the series 'Hopper Meditations'" http://www.edwardhopperhouse.org/uploads/5/4/7/4/5474766/hotel-by-railroad-tuschman_orig.jpg
(c) Richard Tuschman/Courtesy of Klompching Gallery, New York. “Hotel By Railroad,” 2012, Archival Pigment Print, from the series ‘Hopper Meditations'” http://www.edwardhopperhouse.org/uploads/5/4/7/4/5474766/hotel-by-railroad-tuschman_orig.jpg

Let’s Check This Show Out – Awesome Photography!

AP Studio Art: Gallery Show! Final Exam Work Time

Are you done? Are you ready to present on Wednesday?

Felix Gonzales Torres" http://images.andrearosengallery.com/www_andrearosengallery_com/0333.jpg
Felix Gonzales Torres” http://images.andrearosengallery.com/www_andrearosengallery_com/0333.jpg
Check out your shadows. EXCELLENT JOB this week! https://midwestartiststudios.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/img_4202.jpg?w=640

#FinalFriday in the #Studio

Today’s Schedule

1 – 7:25-8:06
2 – 8:11-8:52
3 – 8:57-9:38
4 – 9:43-10:24
6 – 10:29-11:10
A Lunch – 11:10-11:51
B Lunch – 11:51-12:33
C Lunch – 12:33-1:14
5AB Class – 11:15-12:33
5BC Class – 11:56-1:14
5AC Class – 11:15-11:51 & 12:38-1:14
7 – 1:19-2:00
8 – 2:05-2:46

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peal


Art Careers – Conservation 


Drawing: Last Day to Work – Let’s Meet Todd on Tuesday!

  • Pre-Critique Worksheet HERE
  • Pre-Critique Artworks to critique HERE

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.

What have you accomplished to make this work REALLY STAND OUT in your mind? Can you resolve this image over the weekend?

Check out your shadows. EXCELLENT JOB this week! https://midwestartiststudios.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/img_4202.jpg?w=640
Check out your shadows. EXCELLENT JOB this week! https://midwestartiststudios.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/img_4202.jpg?w=640

What are you taking home? PLEASE use the PAPER CRITIQUE FORM that has been handed out (and is available here) to prepare your final written critique for EXAM DAY.


Studio Art 360: Final Day to MAKE YOUR SOCIAL COMMENTARY COLLAGE!

2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.

Today is the FINAL day to collage, title, and write – we evaluate in 30 minutes or less. GO!

Final assessment and evaluation. Fill out the rubric and hand it is as your exit ticket!


Advanced Drawing: Last Day in the Studio… Frida…

  • Pre-Critique Worksheet HERE
  • Pre-Critique Artworks to critique HERE

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

What are you going to be taking home this weekend to work as as we WRAP THIS WORK UP for the final exam. NO WORK TIME ON MONDAY!

Edward Hopper
Edward Hopper “House by the Railroad” http://www.edwardhopper.net/images/paintings/house-by-the-railroad.jpg

Questions? What is it you need to do on the final exam? How do you plan on finishing this artwork?


AP Studio Art: This is it… In Class… You have the WEEKEND and then we CRIT on Wednesday.

1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.

What are your plans today as you move forward with the work?

Emiliy Garcia's Concentration... Do you know where she is going with her new works? I do! https://i1.wp.com/apartwithkorb.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/lexy.jpg?w=370&h=&crop=1&ssl=1
Emiliy Garcia’s Concentration… Do you know where she is going with her new works? I do! https://i1.wp.com/apartwithkorb.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/lexy.jpg?w=370&h=&crop=1&ssl=1

As you look at your progress – consider the ideas of Develop Craft: Learning to use tools, materials, artistic conventions; and learning to care for tools, materials, and space. How are you progressing?