#Thumbnail #Drawings, #DoYouEverFeelLikeAPlasticBag? or a #PaperBag?

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

AP Studio Art: Concentration!


  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making (Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.)
  • What images have you made photographs of so far? What images have you yet to make photographs of? Is this taking you long? We are going to learn UPLOADING soon… hope you are READY.

What have been the problems that you had today with the editing of the images? Can you do this on your own? Do we need one more day in the lab to work? FRIDAY…

Advanced Drawing:Discussion of Composition and Meaning.

Ah – The PAPER bag – What does an OPEN bag mean? What does a CLOSED bag mean? What do your bags mean? http://chriseddins.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/paperbagstilllife-300×225.jpg AND http://www.micahsparker.com/images/mannequin.jpg


  • 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.A: What skills do you feel you are able to be falling back onto as you move into this drawing?

What has been your most successful area of this drawing today? 

Drawing: Color and Shape and MEANING!

By The Way… Share your STILL LIFE DRAWINGS by visiting them HERE.

How do you READ these Shapes in your mind? What do they MEAN? http://littleguyintheeye.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/shapes-in-nature.jpg


  •  2.3Ac: Redesign an object, system, place, or design in response to contemporary issues.
  • How are you using geometric shapes in your life? How do you relate meaning to them? What are some shapes that are dominant in your life?

What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and Shape in the art you were creating?

Studio Art 360: Develop Compositions for Final Drawing.

How about this for Still Life images? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/e3b27-stilllifepottery.jpg


  • 4.1P: Analyze, select, and curate artifacts and/or artworks for presentation and preservation.
  • What are THREE types of compositions you can think of that you might want to try and create for your final drawing?

What are the three best things you are working on with this drawing so far? 

How about COMPOSITIONS? Looking for ideas? Let’s Look HERE!

3 Replies to “#Thumbnail #Drawings, #DoYouEverFeelLikeAPlasticBag? or a #PaperBag?”

    1. You should take a look at the Still Life Drawings by the Drawing Class. I use OTHER ARTISTS images as examples – talking points – to get things started…

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