What’s your FEAR about Art? “Talent?” Ha! TRICK QUESTION! No such thing as “TALENT”

Welcome to GREEN DAY (Color day that is...)
Welcome to GREEN DAY (Color day that is…)

“We’ve gotten to the point where we think the camera can capture anything at all.” “Well, it can’t really. The camera can’t compete with painting at all. The paintings are much more vivid about the place than photographs are.” – David Hockney, “Modern Painters, “

David Hockney, on his latest inspiration – Yorkshire, Into the Woods,” by: Marina Cashdan, April 2010, p. 66.

Not outside, but check out David Hockney’s painting! Great Studio Space!

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Art Foundations: Portrait Drawing AND Pattern Painting – PAIR SHARE YOUR PATTERNS AND YOUR DRAWINGS… Tell the story!

While this is NOT a continuous line portrait – check out the way the artist used the line to fill in the negative spaces. This is one way that we will be using line to help fill the space.

GOAL: BEFORE YOU WRITE THIS DOWN WITH NO THOUGHT… WHAT DO THEY MEAN TO YOU?

  1. (1.1.1) Apply art materials (markers, pencils, watercolors) being aware of your skills.
  2. (1.4) Solve visual challenges using synthesis (element of Line and putting the drawing together, shape and color with pattern).

What is the most challenging aspect of the portrait / pattern painting? What emotions have you chosen to represent yourself through the painting and the drawing? Why and HOW? Be Thoughtful and WRITE A STRONG ANSWER!

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Advanced Drawing: Computer Lab to talk about the critique and take a day away from the drawing.

Chuck Close works being discussed. How would YOU talk about an artwork if you were asked to discuss it?

GOAL: BEFORE YOU WRITE THIS DOWN WITH NO THOUGHT… WHAT DO THEY MEAN TO YOU? WRITE IT OUT SO IT MAKES SENSE.

  1.  2) Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and to the learning of others.
  2. 3) Apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.

How has the process of observation and the “simple” objects challenged you in the creation of the compositions here? Considering the idea that this basic topic has “been done before” what have you done to take it up a notch, make it more impressive, stronger than what you may have done in the past? 

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AP Studio Art: Photographs and WEB PAGE Design. ART AND FEAR BLOG!

What is your FEAR in ART? We are going to read ART and FEAR to get over some of your fears about being an artist and dealing with the arts.

GOAL: BEFORE YOU WRITE THIS DOWN WITH NO THOUGHT… WHAT DO THEY MEAN TO YOU?

  1. 5.3 describe meanings of artworks by analyzing 5.3.2 how they relate to history and culture (Art and Fear Readings)

What is the main point that you took away from David Bayles and Ted Orland’s Chapter 1 in “ART and FEAR”? We are going to use the ART and FEAR blog to have a REAL STRONG conversation about what it is to be an artist. I WISH I HAD THIS BOOK IN HIGH SCHOOL AND IN COLLEGE. A lot of this is ABOVE YOU and WILL BE for some time… read it – reread it – and do that again. I will be setting out deadlines online for the chapter responses.

 

 

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