Happy Valentine’s Day!

Even the great Jim Dine has a heart! http://www.eliteauction.com/catalogues/050711/images/100_1.jpg

Before We Roll… Application is on the Right Side of this site… Websites and Other Cool Stuff!

Today’s Schedule!

lst hour

7:25am  – 8:05am

2nd hour

8:10am – 8:50am

3rd hour

8:55am- 9:30am

4th hour

9:35am – 10:15am

6th hour

10:20am – 11:00am


11:00am – 11:30am


11:30am -12:00 noon


12:05pm – 12:35pm

7th hour

12:40pm – 1:20pm

8th hour

1:25pm – 2:00pm


Winter pep assembly to start

What is Art? Anges Martin “Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” Art In America (p.124, 1996)

Art Foundations: Pattern and Portrait!

Here I am… ready to deal with the interior lines and such! Who Am I? https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/ihTZM3VnkSXCaemvigC2OpotZnKaAe1HywCvBYhBxM96=w403-h591-no


  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with (1.1.1) skill so that your ideas are executed well
  2. (1.2) create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials and 1.2.2 techniques

What forced you to think about the medium of watercolor and what it could and could not do? Where did you find challenges in the process? What was COOL about the use of the material? What was UNCOOL about it?

Drawing: Critique

Time to CRIT – DAY 2! What did you take from yesterday? What can you use today? TALK and LISTEN! http://www.jbu.edu/images/3colheader/?i=/assets/art/resource/2012_Content_Headers/3_col_header_art.jpg


  1. 2.1 form criticism about artworks that work to accomplish 2.1.2 personal or 2.1.4 other meanings

What do you feel was the MAJOR aspect of the crit. that YOU NEED TO WORK ON? What do you see as the benefit of the Crit. What do you see as a downfall / challenge?

AP Studio Art: NATURE and YOUR ART!

The events of the REAL WORLD can be and ARE essential to the work you make. What has happened in the real world that affects you and can be put into the work you make? http://www.chrisjordan.com/img/gallery/katrina/reddoor.jpg


  1. (2.2) Evaluate the effectiveness of artwork. 1.4.3 evaluation [one to one student critique]
  2. Resolve work and demonstrate the understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials, 1.2.2 techniques, 1.2.3 and processes you use

ARTIST STATEMENT FOR MONDAY! What was the MAIN FOCUS of your work? How did you come to that idea? What struggles did you have to overcome? What is THE MOST SUCCESSFUL aspect of your EARTH / NATURE inspired work? What do you walk away from this project with?

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