February 25, 2013 – Monday

“The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.”

– Michel de Montaigne: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/montaigne/

What is your purpose for today, this week, this month, this year?


Art Foundations: Let’s talk about Alexander Calder and how he changed the way we look at MOVEMENT and ART.

Alexander Calder’s Mobile at the Milwaukee Art Museum
What a ROCKIN’ BMW! Alexander Calder painted this one… Let’s see who else has had their hand at one.


  1. 4.3) compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.1) history (How did Alexander Calder CHANGE the way in which art / sculpture was viewed.

Where did you have a Calder like sculpture as a child? What was the point or purpose of the sculpture? What was the point or purpose of Calder’s mobiles?


Drawing: CRITIQUE! Let’s get ready to TALK about the work you have created!

Work Of Art Season 2 – Judges Table


  1. 5.2 stand behind your criticism of art 5.3 describe meanings of artworks by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques

What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the crit. in your comments section for today on your GOALS SHEET.


AP Studio Art: What are you doing with the time you have? We are going to examine the uploading of images to the web today. Are you ready?

Andy Goldsworthy spends his entire career looking at the world around him and making his art with the materials that are out there. What are you doing?
  1. Technology Operations and Concepts – Introduction to  the AP Studio site.
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks

How much work do you have READY for upload? How much do you need to shoot? How much do you need to create? Have you paid your fee to Mrs. Brandstetter?


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