What does PAINTING offer you? Let’s ask David Hockney!

“We’ve gotten to the point where we think the camera can capture anything at all…Well, it can’t really. The camera can’t compete with painting at all. The paintings are much more vivid about the place than photographs are.” – David Hockney,

Modern Painters, “David Hockney, on his latest inspiration – Yorkshire, Into the Woods,” by: Marina Cashdan, April 2010, p. 66.

David Hockney. What can his paintings do that a photography cannot? What can Photography do that painting cannot? http://www.glenwoodnyc.com/manhattan-living/wp-content/uploads/resource/dh-hockney-pace-wildenstein.jpg


Hmmm… What are you doing SUCCESSFULLY with your portraits? http://kurtdhollomon.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/august-self-portrait.jpg


  1. (1.2) RESOLVE art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the technique of contour line.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form and 4.4.3 meanings (What message are you communicating through your art? – RUBRIC – Let’s take a look)

What is the most challenging aspect of the project you experienced today? Do you feel you have represented yourself? Do you feel you have represented your “inner-self” “soul” “impression of you?” Why or why not?

Drawing: COMPUTER LAB – REDO the Google Site Instruction Link HERE

The CLOUD! Let’s go to the cloud and store our works there! http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a3/Cumulus_clouds_panorama.jpg


  1. Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and to the learning of others.
  2. Demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.

What problems did we all have with this process? What suggestions might you have? Google Form HERE:

AP Studio Art: Crit

What are you taking away from all this talking? Better yet… what are you offering?http://www.thedivesite.co.za/files/1/images/why_critique__by_sonofsanta.png


  1. 2.1 form criticism about artworks that work to accomplish 2.1.2 personal or 2.1.4 other meanings
  2. Technology Operations and Concepts – Update your AP Central Site… Introduction to  the site. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

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?

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