“Talent may get someone off the starting blocks faster, but without a sense of direction or a goal to strive for, it won’t count for much.”
– David Bayles and Ted Orland, Art and Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
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Art Foundations: Self Evaluation on GRID DRAWING. Introduction to ARTnews magazine and ABSTRACTION in the 21st Century – the GOLDEN AGE of ABSTRACTION! Review of Color Schemes too.
- Research and Information Fluency – Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. LAPTOPS!
- 2.6 create multiple solutions (sketches) to visual challenges (making abstract art with a meaning) that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork.
What was the most interesting part of the ARTnews article that you read about the Golden Age of Abstraction? Do you think that creating an abstract work of art with a meaning to support it is an easy thing to do? Why of why not? Please write your thoughts down in your COMMENTS section of your GOALS SHEET.
DRAWING: Continue to work on the FAUVIST artworks from the past week. Collaborate with a classmate ONLINE! This is DUE at the beginning of class on Thursday and you will earn completion points in your character grade.
3rd Hour MidCrit Artworks to UPLOAD by WEDNESDAY – Comments on the COLLABORATION by Thursday.
6th Hour MidCrit Artworks to UPLOAD by WEDNESDAY – Comments on the COLLABORATION by Thursday.
- Communication and Collaboration – Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and to the learning of others. (NETS)
- 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 analysis and 1.4.2 synthesis
Which portions of the drawing were you BEST able to analyze? How do feel that breaking it up into smaller pieces has helped you? How have you seen the work synthesize as you have continued to progress forward? Discuss the synthesis with your classmate AFTER you have written down your response to the first question.
AP Studio Art: Continue with the Artist Statement and SEE the use of the NAMETAGS (Google DRIVE – NEW – FROM TEMPLATE – KORB Art Nametags – LINK). Get out your art and let’s have a conversation…
- 2.1 form criticism about artworks that work to accomplish 2.1.1 commercial or 2.1.2 personal meanings (thanks Jennifer for the correction from yesterday)
What are you struggling with regarding the use of the ARTIST STATEMENT? (Link to the HANDBOOK HERE – PAGES 28 and 29… right Bryan?). What is challenging about the ideas of putting to WORD what you were trying to express in ART? Talk about your works with your classmates… maybe the conversation will help.