Are you done with your work?

I’m an in the studio all day today. If you have work that needs to be completed… It’s up to you to make it happen.

Korb

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#ExamsWeek and #Cleaning. #LateWork?


ALL 2nd Quarter LATE WORK WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. January 15th’s due date it done.


January 16 – Exam Day – A DAY: Intro to Digital Art (2nd Block), and
Painting (3rd Block)
January 17 – Exam Day – B DAY: Intro to Digital Art (2nd Block)

“Take an object / Do something to it / Do something else to it. [Repeat.]” Jasper Johns – MoMA


Art Foundations: CLEAN!

Let’s straighten up Francis Bacon’s Studio! Yikes – what a mess.
https://www.francis-bacon.com/sites/default/files/2017-11/studiohero.jpg
  • TODAY WE CLEAN!
  • Desks
  • Sinks
  • Shelves
  • Window Sills
  • Counter tops
  • Cabinets
  • Lamps
  • EVERYTHING!

Digital Art: The FINAL EXAM is the PRESENTATION of your Slide Show.

A Good Critique is what we are looking for…
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  • 4.2Ac: Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.
  • A: Photography – EXAM DAY – I DO hope you are ready!
  • G: That’s it folks – the exam gave you enough time to really reflect and talk about the work you have completed here. Good job? I hope so!

Intro To Painting: CRITIQUE DAY!

Let’s reflect on a Picasso or two or three. Bueller? Bueller? Bueller…
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  • 4.2Ac: Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.
  • A: Painting – EXAM DAY – Talk and reflect and talk and reflect…
  • G: That’s it folks – the exam gave you enough time to really reflect and talk about the work you have completed here. Good job? I hope so!

#ExamsWeek and #Cleaning. #LateWork?


ALL 2nd Quarter LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH Tuesday January 15 until 3:30PM.


January 14 – Exam Day – A DAY: Art Foundations (5th Block)
January 15 – Exam Day – B DAY: Art Foundations (1st Block), Art Foundations (5th Block)
January 16 – Exam Day – A DAY: Intro to Digital Art (2nd Block), and
Painting (3rd Block)
January 17 – Exam Day – B DAY: Intro to Digital Art (2nd Block)

“Take an object / Do something to it / Do something else to it. [Repeat.]” Jasper Johns – MoMA


Art Foundations: Questions? Paint! Study!

Do you have your NOTECARD ready?
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  • EXAMS TODAY – I hope you are ready!
  • Next time we clean!

Digital Art: LAST DAY IN PHOTOGRAPHY! The FINAL EXAM is the PRESENTATION of your Slide Show.

LINE! Angie Harms: http://121clicks.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/photography_diagonal_lines_01.jpg
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: Photography – Let’s look at the ideas of what makes for a good photograph and how you can use this to create a strong body of work…
    • Today we will be wrapping up our photographs and slideshow based on the ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES.
    • REMEMBER that your final exam will be a presentation of the portfolio of Element and Principle Photographs and a final series of images that demonstrate your understanding of a strong photograph.
    • Digital Photography Presentation on EXAM DAY – January 16 and 17.
  • G: What did you accomplish today in the time we had for photography? Strong images? How were you able to make the best use of your time? Thinking about the images you created today… how many of the Elements and Principles were you able to document? Able to capture in a unique and original way? Presentation on EXAM DAY – January 16 and 17.

Intro To Painting: Last Day to Paint and then we CLEAN! Shelves, Sinks, Palettes, Put things away

A Clean Studio! Not Francis Bacon’s. Ours will be.
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  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: This is it. What are 3 things that you need to do in order to be finished with your paintings today?
    • WE have 50 minutes to paint and then we CLEAN. A clean studio
    • is a Happy Studio. Supplies are away, clean, organized.
    • Take care of your SHELVES – remove the tape- reach deep and get EVERYTHING OUT!
  • G: Looking at the day you had today… what did you accomplish? What fell short? Remember that you have until WEDNESDAY to finish this painting – but it HAS TO BE DONE and in on WEDNESDAY! What are you going to be doing outside of class to get the work done?

#EndOfTheLine in the #ArtStudio for 1st Semester. #WrapThingsUp, #Review, #Exam… Next Week!


ALL 2nd Quarter LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH Tuesday January 15 until 3:30PM.


January 14 – Exam Day – A DAY: Art Foundations (5th Block)
January 15 – Exam Day – B DAY: Art Foundations (1st Block), Art Foundations (5th Block)
January 16 – Exam Day – A DAY: Intro to Digital Art (2nd Block), and
Painting (3rd Block)
January 17 – Exam Day – B DAY: Intro to Digital Art (2nd Block)

“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 Foundations: Questions? Paint! Study!

Remember the COLOR WHEEL? Page 1 of theEXAM!
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  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • A: TODAY is a day of 1) REVIEW and 2) SELF – ASSESSING the PORTRAIT that you have COMPLETED in 30 minutes. If it is NOT DONE… we have issues… We CLEAN next week!
  • G: What questions do you have? What size card can you use on the exam? What else do you need to do to prepare for the exam? PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ALL THAT WE HAVE LEARNED THIS SEMESTER will help you create stronger artworks as you continue to make art in the future.

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.


Digital Art: PHOTOGRAPHY! The FINAL EXAM is the PRESENTATION of your Slide Show.

William Eggleston: https://storage.googleapis.com/s8partner-pm_wp/1/2016/01/Eggleston-1.jpeg
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: Looking at the images you gathered last time and before today…
    • What are two strengths about the best image you have and what are two weaknesses in the least successful image you have?
    • I want you to be thoughtful about the images you have created. Today we experiment and tweek in Photoshop with a strong photograph.
    • It is important to know that you can only do so much with a weak photograph – the better you can do before you press the shutter button the better your final image will be.
    • Planning and preparation are a good portion of it – luck CAN take an active role in the process – but planning is a better approach to the creation of the photograph.
  • G: What did you accomplish today in the time we had for photography? Strong images? How were you able to make the best use of your time? Thinking about the images you created today… how many of the Elements and Principles were you able to document? Able to capture in a unique and original way? Presentation on EXAM DAY – January 16 and 17.

Intro To Painting: FINISH UP PAINTING – We CLEAN SOON!

  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • We will take the ENTIRE studio time to work and work and work on the paintings that you are working on.What do you need to do to make the best use of your time? Look at your paintings and make some smart choices. Sticky Note… “MY PLANS FOR THE DAY IS…”
  • Next time we meet is a CLEANING DAY and then the FOLLOWING is our EXAM DAY! – January 16! Change in PLANS. We will CLEAN NEXT TIME after painting for a smidge…
  • Alight painters… watercolors, books, acrylics… 22 or so artworks created this semester… How do you feel you did? Think about the time we have spent with one another… Fill the sticky note that you have in front of you with a final reflection about what you have learned? What have you taken away from this semester? My biggest skills developed were? My biggest regrets about the semester were? I can now… I still struggle with… What do you have to say about the course?

#FewDaysLeft – Time to #FOCUS on #MakingArt


January 14 – Exam Day – Painting, and Art Foundations

January 15 – Exam Day – Art Foundations, Art Foundations

January 16 – Exam Day – Digital Art

January 17 – Exam Day – Digital Art

“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 Foundations: Questions?

Dawes: http://fatesguild.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/MilitaryMen1-17-by-Dawes.jpg
  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • A: This is the LAST DAY to work on the PORTRAIT – Two weeks – sort of… This is a QUICK approach to the painting I’ve done… How are you doing in the process?  
  • G: Do you need to come in and use ENRICHMENT TIME to get caught up in the process are you all up to speed? This is a challenging process that was new to all of you. What SPECIFICALLY do you need to do? Write that out.

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.


Digital Art: PHOTOGRAPHY! The FINAL EXAM!

Self Portraits: https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/AHouseIsNotAHome_2012_selfportrait_lilith.jpg
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: Photography – Let’s look at the ideas of what makes for a good photograph and how you can use this to create a strong body of work… Today we will be going out into the building to make photographs based on the ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES. This will continue to through the end of the semester. Your final exam will be a presentation of the portfolio of Element and Principle Photographs and a final series of images that demonstrate your understanding of a strong photograph.
  • G: What did you accomplish today in the time we had for photography? Strong images? How were you able to make the best use of your time? Thinking about the images you created today… how many of the Elements and Principles were you able to document? Able to capture in a unique and original way?

Intro To Painting: PAINT!

Phillip Gurrey:
http://www.modernedition.com/art-articles/contemporary-art-portraits/phillip-gurrey_01.jpg
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: Welcome back from the long weekend! Short weekend if you think about the break we had prior. What did you get done? What are you planning on doing? This is the last day to work in the studio – the last FULL DAY that is. We HAVE to CLEAN the studio next time – your shelves at the very least and the spaces that we occupied. Thanks ahead of time for the hard work and making my time here a  
  • G: day 2 of painting is done… What are your results and what do you need to do to take this home over the weekend to get a good set of work done for the remaining days in the studio?

#EndOfTheWeek in the #ArtStudio and #NewWorks are being #Created!


January 14 – Exam Day – Painting, and Art Foundations

January 15 – Exam Day – Art Foundations, Art Foundations

January 16 – Exam Day – Digital Art

January 17 – Exam Day – Digital Art


“A dream only becomes overrated when not pursued by the dreamer.” ― Courtney Hickman

Art Foundations: Time to PAINT – R.Y.B.K.W.  – Questions?

Remember this video?
  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • A: Day 2 of the painting and we have FEW days left to paint. What are your goals for the block? Share the work that you have begun with your neighbor and talked about the process that you have worked through so far.
    • 1) What is your color scheme?
    • 2) What did you accomplish last time?
    • 3) What are your GOALS for the block today?
    • 4) What is ONE THING that you are struggling with?
    • 5) What is one thing that you are happy with?
  • G: Knowing that we have FEW MINUTES LEFT  TOGETHER – What do you need to do in order to be finished with this work in 2 class periods (we still need to CLEAN THE STUDIO and ALL THE SHELVES IN THE CABINETS)?
Mike Lyon uses a computer and airbrush tool to create his contemporary work: https://mlyon.com/wp-content/gallery/jim-gesture-small/2007_03_03_jim.jpg

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.


Digital Art: PHOTOGRAPHY! The FINAL EXAM!


Jessica Todd Harper, Self Portrait with Marshall, 2008. Archival pigment print. Courtesy of the artist and Rick Wester Fine Art, New York City. © Jessica Todd Harper.

Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography, an introduction with Rene Barilleaux from The McNay Art Museum on Vimeo.

  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: Photography – Let’s look at the ideas of what makes for a good photograph and how you can use this to create a strong body of work…
    • Today we will be going out into the building to make photographs based on the ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES. This will continue to through the end of the semester.
    • Your final exam will be a presentation of the portfolio of Element and Principle Photographs and a final series of images that demonstrate your understanding of a strong photograph.
    • Digital Photography Presentation on EXAM DAY – January 16 and 17.
  • G: What did you accomplish today in the time we had for photography? Strong images? How were you able to make the best use of your time? Thinking about the images you created today… how many of the Elements and Principles were you able to document? Able to capture in a unique and original way?

Intro To Painting: PAINT!

Karen Kilminik: http://www.modernedition.com/art-articles/contemporary-art-portraits/karen-kilimnick-2.jpg
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: What did you do last block and what do you need to do today to get a solid block of work accomplished? This is using the skills that you have and the research that you have done to make strong progress in the portrait. Please remember that this is the final exam work of art and you have a goal. The artists you have researched are a part of the work as well. Some of the artists are going to be easier to incorporate into the work. Hey… what about the negative space? The background? Are you thinking about that?
  • G: day 2 of painting is done… What are your results and what do you need to do to take this home over the weekend to get a good set of work done for the remaining days in the studio?

#WelcomeTo2019 and the #ArtStudio


“A dream only becomes overrated when not pursued by the dreamer.” ― Courtney Hickman


http://images.elephantjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/chasing_dreams-e1415051600136.jpg

Art Foundations: Time to PAINT – R.Y.B.K.W.  – Questions?

Remember this video?
  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • A: Hopefully you have completed the DRAWING of the portrait onto the grid. This was HOMEWORK – Right?
    • Please share with your neighbor the most challenging part of the process of  the drawing? One Square at a time? Did you go into the next square more than once?
    • The process of the grid allows you to focus on one square at a time and not worry about the larger picture of the process. Today we are going to talk about the process of painting the work and working one square at a time.
    • Also – COLOR SCHEME is a huge part of the process… What color scheme are you choosing?
    • Today we paint. Let’s review the rules of paints and then we get to work. Take your time – but we work solid! This is the last LAST PROJECT!
  • G: What are your plans for next time? What have you accomplished today? Allow yourself to be VERY aware of the final results from the day. Reflect. What did you get done?

http://www.artyfactory.com/art_appreciation/portraits/chuck_close/james.jpg

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

NOTE: You had HOMEWORK! Did you get your GRIDS done and the PORTRAIT DRAWN onto your canvas over break? We have VERY LITTLE TIME LEFT! We also have some COLOR SCHEME UNDERSTANDING TO DO in 2 Worksheets – TIME is Working Against Us!


Digital Art: Literature Illustration 1 more full period to work. But FIRST – Notes and PHOTOGRAPHY! The FINAL EXAM!

Moira Zahra: http://www.moirazahra.com/book-illustrations/
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: How are you moving forward with the illustration? We are going to take a QUICK break from the day of illustration and look into the ideas of photography.
    • Remember that the best camera out there is the one you have. Today we take a look at photography and MAKING A GOOD PHOTOGRAPH. We will break the camera down in advanced Digital Art so that you have a good understanding of the HOW a camera works and how you can adjust the camera to make it work and do what you want it to do. You will have ASSIGNMENTS to complete between today and the end of the semester – we will be working on them IN STUDIO as we. Today is the last day to be in studio to work on the illustration.
  • Digital Photography Presentation on EXAM DAY – January 16 and 17.
  • G: What have you accomplished with the illustration today? Is there anything that you need to do in order to RESOLVE the illustration?

Intro To Painting: Canvases are built – Time to PAINT!

Shannon Hudson:
http://www.sharonhudson.com/art/fullpics/9405f_Dancer_with_Arabesques.jpg
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: What artists have you chosen to use as your reference and inspiration? Remember that you now have a lot of methods and experiences to paint with… this portrait is up to you. This is the final exam critique piece. Make sure that you are going to be ready to have this work ready to roll on exam day – January 14. On the sticky notes… what are your plans this week to get the most work done that you can?
  • G: Looking at the day you had today… what did you accomplish? What fell short? Remember that we have VERY LITTLE TIME in studio to work. Will you be ready? What are you going to be doing outside of class to get the work done? The painting created?

#Grids and #Ratios – Look at Art Foundations below… #CoupleMoreDays before #BREAK… we have #ArtWorkToDo!


Art Foundations: LAST DAY TO ASSEMBLE – But QUIZ TIME FIRST! Homework too – sorry – not sorry.

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

Marilyn Monroe: Andy Warhol’s Silkscreens https://www.moma.org/d/assets/W1siZiIsIjIwMTUvMTEvMTkvM3I3bDFzaGpxZV8xMjMzMjYuanBnIl0sWyJwIiwiY29udmVydCIsIi1yZXNpemUgMjAwMHgyMDAwXHUwMDNlIl1d/123326.jpg?sha=cdd1c8cb1703a32c
  • G: 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • A: Let’s discuss the process that we are going to go through. What do you know about the ruler? Please sit with your neighbor and let’s break it down. Measure out each inch in your sketchbook on a blank page. NEXT. Measure out every inch and a half. Next, Measure out  each one and a quarter inches. Next one and 3 quarter inches. This is a good beginning. Let’s think about the 1/8 inch and the 1/16 inch. Ok? Let’s see ANDY WARHOL again.
  • G: How did you do with the measurements? How are you doing with the drawing out of the grid on the canvas and on the portrait? The painting part will be coming up next week. Let’s work more on the mixing process.

NOTE: You have HOMEWORK! Get your GRIDS done and the PORTRAIT DRAWN onto your canvas over break. We have VERY LITTLE TIME LEFT! You also have some COLOR SCHEME UNDERSTANDING TO DO in 2 Worksheets – TIME is Working Against Us!

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.


Digital Art: Literature Illustration 2 more full periods to work.

  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • A: Thinking about the work that you have completed over the past two weeks or so, what are the struggles you had with the process? What were the successes that you had with the work? What are you most pleased / surprised / struggled) with? Take a few minutes – 3 – to talk with and make up a list with a friend / buddy / stranger to talk about the work and come up with 3 strong talking points – Process / Tools, Successes, Struggles. Then please come up with a question that you would like to ask another artist about their work.
  • G: We critiqued today – that is plenty of time and thought to talk about the work. Write out ONE THING that you took away from the critique.

Intro To Painting: Canvas Building! Let’s get them ALL built today!

  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: What is your GOAL for today? What did you accomplish last time and what are you planning on doing today to get yourself moving forward? You have access to ALL the colors we have in our drawers of colors – keep in mind that it would be good to set up a neat color palette.
  • G: What did you do this week to get things set for a successful portrait. We are doing a MID CRIT in 2 class periods so make sure you are working in and out of studio time.

TAKE WORK HOME! You NEED to come in TOMORROW to TAKE YOUR CANVAS HOME and WORK ON IT OVER BREAK!

Mr. Korb

#Week16 – #WOAH! Talk about a FAST SEMESTER! #ColorSchemes are a good topic today.

“Don’t ever forget that a small group of thoughtful people can change the world, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Aaron Sorkin, Producer The West Wing


Art Foundations: LAST DAY TO ASSEMBLE – But QUIZ TIME FIRST! Homework too – sorry – not sorry.

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

Color Wheels are EVERYWHERE! http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0923/3354/products/6685_grande.jpg?v=1501000194

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • A: As we think about COLOR… What are the PRIMARY COLORS? What are the SECONDARY COLORS? What are the TERTIARY COLORS? Do you know anything about COLOR SCHEMES? Write out all the COLOR SCHEMES that you can think of (we have spoken about some of them already – all of them that we are talking about actually).
  • G: What did you accomplish in regards to the color scheme worksheet and what have you accomplished with the idea of an abstract  or landscape inspired color wheel? How well to you understand the ideas of the color wheel and the relationships of the colors with one another – the color wheel is the first page of our final exam by the way
  • http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0923/3354/products/6685_grande.jpg?v=1501000194

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

More about Andy Warhol https://www.moma.org/media/W1siZiIsIjM0MjYyMiJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcmVzaXplIDEzNjZ4MTM2Nlx1MDAzZSJdXQ.jpg?sha=a2109c3bf865cd29

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

Andy Warhol – Let’s get to Know HIM!

VISIT THE COLOR SCHEME SITE FROM HERE.

On a separate note… Coming up as the LAST ARTWORK for the semester… the PORTRAIT! Today we will be redirecting some action to the portrait and a demonstration of the process / planning will happen. Here are some examples and HERE is another set.

Grid with Chuck Close – How are we doing it? Yep! http://www.artyfactory.com/art_appreciation/portraits/chuck_close/chuck-close-working-self-portrait.jpg

Digital Art: Literature Illustration – Reflect on your last time CRIT. and move forward!

Great Magazine and Cover! Here is the Illustrator – Maira Kalman
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: Look at what you have and know that THIS IS IT. What do you need to do? Ok? Get to work!
  • G: Accomplishments? Were you on track? Do you need enrichment time?

Intro To Painting: My FAVORITE demo of the year! Canvas Building! Woo Hoo!

Great Portrait! Jean Smith No Hathttps://jeansmithpainter.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/no-hat-486-800.jpg?w=580
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: Looking at the canvases that we have ready for us… what scale, size, position, plans are you going to work at in your portrait. If you aren’t ready – I will be giving you a portrait of yourself to use.
  • G: We looked at the process of the canvas building – think about the scale that you are going to be using. What scale, position, proportion, inspiration are you going to be thinking about in regards to the portrait? The PRELIMINARY DRAWINGS and PLANNING must get done so that you are ready to build next time and painting over BREAK. Consider the idea of coming in during enrichment to build.

#EndOfAssignments and #ArtCritiques – #LetUsSeeWhatWeCanDo

EVERYONE! ALL LATE WORK NEEDS TO BE RESOLVED AND DONE BY FRIDAY (Today or LAST WEEK if this is a MONDAY Viewing of the website). NOTHING ACCEPTED PAST FRIDAY… PERIOD.

“If you don’t like change, you’ll like irrelevance even lessGeneral Eric Shinseki


Art Foundations: LAST DAY TO ASSEMBLE

Talk about AVANT GARDE JEWELRY! 
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  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • A: This is the LAST DAY to work on the AVANT GARDE sculptural jewelry or sculpture. At what stage of the process are you? What do you need to accomplish today to get this all set and done? We are going to begin the NEXT STUDIO TIME with a rubric and then move on to our final creation – an acrylic painting – a grid portrait in color. SET A GOAL for yourself today and make sure you reflect on it frequently. STAY IN YOUR ASSIGNED SEATS as we work and KEEP THE CONVERSATION at your tables. SO NOT TALK ACROSS THE ROOM.
  • G: Do you need to come in and use ENRICHMENT TIME to get caught up in the process are you all up to speed? This is a challenging process that was new to all of you. What SPECIFICALLY do you need to do? Write that out.

On a separate note… Coming up as the LAST ARTWORK for the semester… the PORTRAIT! Today we will be redirecting some action to the portrait and a demonstration of the process / planning will happen. Here are some examples and HERE is another set.

Grid with Chuck Close – How are we doing it? Yep! http://www.artyfactory.com/art_appreciation/portraits/chuck_close/chuck-close-working-self-portrait.jpg

Digital Art: Literature Time – KEEP WORKING – Let’s Share our PROGRESS however…

GREAT book illustration and an PORTFOLIO of Tim O’Brien’s Illustrations
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: What progress have you made in the illustrations? Let’s take 10 minutes and share your progress and problems with someone you wouldn’t otherwise speak to.
    • When you LISTEN to others talk about thier work…
      • LISTEN TO EACH PERSON AS THEY GO THROUGH THEIR OWN WORK.
      • OFFER CRITIQUE WHEN THE TIME COMES – AFTER you have listened to their descriptions of their work.
    • When YOU talk about YOUR work…
      • What is the work of LITERATURE that you are using?
      • WHY are you using that work of literature?
      • WHAT from that literature are you trying to express in the illustration?
      • What PROGRAM are you using?
      • What are the CHALLENGES that you are having with the work of art?
      • What are your SUCCESSES?
      • What else can you say about your work?
  • Also – Let’s review the TALKING about the work as a group and then move on. EVERYONE will become better at the talking part of this… I promise it won’t we as difficult as some of you have been struggling worth.
  • G: Accomplishments? Are you on track? One more FULL studio time to get through this. Next period is a full block of solid WORK TIME!

Intro To Painting: Critique! I hope you brought FOOD!

  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • A: Thinking about the works that we have completed over the past two weeks or so, what are the struggles you had with the process? What were the successes that you had? What are you most pleased / surprised / struggled with? Take some time and talk with a  friend / buddy / stranger to work through the rubric on your abstractions paintings and then the still life works. We are going to take 20 minutes to work through the rubric so that
    • 1) You have thought about and reflected on your work and are ready to talk about the things / techniques you learned, like, and dislike (and WHY) and
    • 2) I have the SELF-ASSESSMENT rubric to add my thoughts to.
  • G: We critiqued today – that is plenty of time and thought to talk about the work. Write out ONE THING that you took away from the critique.