May 6, 2013 – Monday

Good Morning! Please note the time change for publication… 6:30 am. I am trying a new time in hoping to get more feedback from you all (and a few more followers maybe). Please – I am looking for your feedback – parents, teachers, students, artists, leaders, and anyone else who is following my page… Also… share me with your friends and colleagues… I am always looking to get my voice out there.


“Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.”  — Arthur Christopher Benson

What CHANGES are you making or are you just TALK?


Good Morning – If there is NO PICTURE here – the video has not finished loading. Sorry – YouTube is really slow from my house uploading videos. No video? Please move along without it… but try reloading later… it will show up eventually.

Art Foundations: Grid Drawings – Colored Pencil and the 1:4 Ratio Enlargement. how are you doing with the enlargement?

What are your personal limitations as you work through your art?

Click HERE to see a BRIEF video on how Chuck Close works with his physical limitations.


  1. apply media (colored pencil), techniques (grid), and processes (one square at a time) with an 1.1.3 awareness so that your ideas are executed well

How are you doing watching the INDIVIDUAL SQUARES? Are you able to FOCUS and ANALYZE the single square that you are working on? Why is this easy or difficult for you? Give 3 reasons, specific reasons, you feel this way.


Drawing: Fauvism… we are in the thick of it now… what can you do to make smart choices and work on the ideas?

Madame Matisse – she’s a popular one for the Fauvists to paint…


  1. 1.1 apply media (pastel), techniques (observation from photograph), and processes (slowly building pastels up) with an 1.1.3 awareness so that your ideas are executed well

Think about tomorrow… What are your fears about the sharing of your images and ideas in the process of the Google Drive Rubric? How do you think your ideas can help your assigned classmate in the process of making their are stronger? Give 2 strong ideas what you think you will be able to do to 1) help your classmate and 2) learn from your classmate.


AP Studio Art: Oh boy… we are almost here…

Are you done? Here and ONLINE?


  1. Work on finalizing (Concentration and Breadth) works for mailing. (P)
  2. Create multiple solutions to solve visual problems. (Your Art and Fear Artwork)

Ok guys and gals… we are done. What do you have to do to make sure tomorrow runs smoothly and we are ready to roll with no hiccups? Write out 3 things you are proud of as you look back on the year. Write out 2 things that you feel you could have done differently / stonger?

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