Can you handle the ABSTRACT world of the arts?

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

Art Foundations: Ch 1 & Ch 4 – Non-Objective Line Drawings

Non-Objective Art – Lines and REARRANGING the ideas – Collage.


  1. (4.2) describe the meaning of NON-OBJECTIVE art objects within YOUR culture and time.

What were the different kinds and variations of  lines you drew with today? What qualities of lines did you use and what messages do you think they communicate to an audience? What were your responses to the drawings that we worked on and why? Reflect with your neighbors about the drawings you did in class today and be able to identify the variety of different lines

Drawing: Value Scales and Still Life – Pencil / Value Grids

Morandi and the CLOSED Composition – Crosshatching? Yes.


  1. (1.2) create art that demonstrates an understanding of how ideas about VALUE and CHIAROSCURO relate to the variety of pencils.

What are the differences with the three types of Pencils? What do YOU find useful from today’s exercise?

AP  Studio Art: Concentration – SET UP Artworks in Cafe!


OH NO – Watch out Captain Ahab!
  1. 2.1 ALLOW criticism to be formed about artworks that work to accomplish 2.1.2 personal, 2.1.3 communal, 2.1.4 or other meanings (Let’s set up your exhibit with your statements and nametags.)
  2. (1.1) Apply media, technique, and process with skill and confidence (P)

As we get to the end of the week – Share with your neighbor the plans and advancements for this and the next piece. What sort of story do you think others might be reading in your work?

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