Are you aiming high enough to earn the Medal of Honor? Jasper Johns did!

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“Aim higher in case you fall short.”

― Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire

Jasper Johns – Target with Plaster Casts – Click on the image to get a bit of information on the meaning of the work… lots to see and know… would you have interpreted it like this?
Jasper Johns Set His Aim High and Received the 2010 Medal of Honor from the President of the United States Barack Obama. Begin Video, let run through 2 min then skip to 27:00 – Jasper Johns…


Art Foundations 2D: 2 Point Perspective – Roofs and Perspective Center

A touch Blurry – but check out the PEAKED ROOF on the left side of the image. We can do this… using perspective center and more thoughts about the rules of thumb.

Where to place the Horizon? Let’s take a look at some thoughts HERE.

Roof Terms to Know.


  1. 1.2 create art that shows how your ideas relate to (1.2.3) 2 point perspective (2.3) and perspective center and peaked roofs.

Review with neighbors the process of perspective center and drawing peaked roofs.Review with neighbors the process of perspective center and drawing peaked roofs.


Advanced Drawing: To the Computer Lab – Let’s revisit what you are or are not doing online.

What do you begin to look at when writing about artwork? Let’s revisit this idea online.


  1. (3.3) describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value (Written Crit In Computer Lab) participate in the writing of your drawing.
  2. (4.3) compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.2) aesthetics

What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the crit.


AP studio Art: Oral Crit – What’s coming up next? CHAPTER 3 IS LATE!

We are looking closely at the images, meanings, execution, composition and really looking at how you (or the artist) is working successfully (or not).


  1. 3.5 Evaluate and defend the manner in which subject matter, symbols, and images are used. (D)
  2. 5.3.1 Describe meaning / rationale of artwork by analyzing how specific works are created.

What was the success in today’s self-evaluation and the class- run critique? What is the central focus of your concentration? What are you fearing, anxious about, worried about, doing well on? What can I do to help you?

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