April 17, 2013 – Wednesday, Waffle Wednesday

“Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.” ~ Neil Gaiman


Art Foundations: FINAL DAY to work on your cityscapes. What do you need to do to make it more AWESOME? Do it today!

What might this architect have been thinking when he designed this structure? What is ONE thing that you did that you see in this drawing – ONE THING?


  1. 2.1 Form criticism about 2 point perspective drawings that work to accomplish personal meanings.
  2. 5.3 Describe meanings of artworks by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques of linear perspective.

10 minutes before the end of class – Self – evaluation of the writing for the day – What did you find NEW in your work that you forgot you did well or struggled with? PREZI Self – Evaluation



Drawing: How’d your eyes turn  out yesterday? How about drawing a set of lips? A Mouth? Let’s give it a shot.

What is the GROUND of your image going to be? Let’s try to find something that relates to YOU and is a NEW ground for you to work on.


  1. 3.3 describe the creation of facial features and ideas behind them and explain why they are of value
  2. 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges of facial features using 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)

What successes did YOU have in the drawings of the EYES and MOUTH? What is one area that you really felt were unsuccessful when it came to the areas you struggled? Be explicit and specific – PLEASE!


AP Studio Art: Critique

Deborah Butterfield – Early work…
Late Work…


  1. 3.3 describe the creation of your concentration and ideas and explain why they are of value.
  2. 4.5 look at the qualities of art from the rest of your classmates / cultures to judge works of art – What is similar in the qualities and successes?

What did you go through mentally in building your concentration? What is the earliest memory of the decision? What were the stumbling blocks that you REMEMBER as being in front of you? Where were the support systems that helped you out of the pits of self-doubt etc…?


Study Hall: What was the ONE thing you learned or struggled with or wrote down at the end of yesterday’s class? What is your response to it today?



  1. Work to accomplish the current homework or missing work you have in your classes.
  2. Understand that the responsibility lies with you – but that you have a lot of people willing and working to help you.

How much time are you putting into your schoolwork OUTSIDE of school? What is the biggest challenge for you at home? What are you doing to hold yourself accountable for the work you need to accomplish?

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