What can you do? ANYTHING! (Except fly and turn into a robot.)

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

You CAN do anything… you just have to DO IT!

Art Foundations: Color Scheme Drawing and CHUCK CLOSE Video.


  1. 1.4 Initiate, define, and solve challenging visual arts problems using skills of (1.4.1) analysis (.2) synthesis (.3) evaluation.
  2. Identify the intentions and purposes behind making art.

How do you feel that your abilities to make art, based on observation were helped by the process of using the grid? What has held you back… where do you see that you can focus on improving (how do you see that you can focus on improving, in the creation of your artwork?

Advanced Drawing: Interior / Exterior Portrait – Rubric online AND National Gallery of Art

Morning Sun… How can you use this idea to focus on YOUR ideas?


  1. 1.4 Create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 Analysis and 1.4.3 Evaluation.
  2. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines through Mathematical Ratios and Transferring images / blending colors.

What was the most challenging thing about buyilding your ideas? What drew you into the work by Edward Hopper? What challenges do you fear with this work? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation and photographic references?

AP Studio Art: Art and Fear – Of Sailors and Whales

Now what do we do with it?

Review the CONCENTRATION works you have developed at this point and answer (online) the two questions for the PORTFOLIO. One on one discussions with me about the works.


  1. 5.3 describe rationale of breadth works by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques (WHAT IS THE ELEMENT / PRINCIPLE that you are focused on?).

What did you accomplish today? What was your biggest accomplishment this week

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