Perspective and Painting… Perspective on Painting… T-Rex and Painting.

“Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who never failed is he who never tried.” – Og Mandino

He’s got the ONE POINT PERSPECTIVE house with a NICE RED LINE! Do NOT give up T-Rex!


Art Foundations:  Drawing Staircases

Maybe not STAIRS, but how could you draw this?


  1. 1.2 create 2 point perspective staircase that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 processes you use

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB of two point perspective and the basics of the staircases. How did you do today without my direct teaching? Struggle?

Advanced Drawing: Hallway ROUGH Drawings

Let’s Review Drawing Techniques / What is a ROUGH drawing?

  1. One Versus Two Point Perspective
  2. Sighting In
  3. Thumbnail Drawings
  4. Rough Drawings
  5. Time Management
  6. Value Studies
  7. Mark Making
While I believe this is from a museum… what do you struggle with as you see this image? Do you struggle with anything about it?


  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well. (What are you trying to describe in your artwork? How is it working for you?)

What was the success in perspective in today’s drawing? Where did you fall short? How are you able to demonstrate the idea of SPACE in the drawing… what are you going to do as it gets larger and in oil pastel?

AP Studio Art: concentration #2

Alexander Calder Video – let’s see it in action!


  1. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context

Looking back on the week, what are the thoughts you have had regarding your ideas for concentration? When you consider the ideas, what fears do you have? What is your plan for the next 2 works in the larger body of work?

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