#WAEA #YAM #ArtShow #Capitol Building #Madison

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

Sad day in the Art Studio – Anne Truit Died. : (

AP Studio Art: CRIT!

What’s a CONCENTRATION say about your abilities? What does is say about your ideas? http://www.theloop.com.au/app/serve/view_file/L21udC9zaXRlX2RhdGEvcHJvamVjdHMvaW1hZ2VzLzM4MDIxNi1sLmpwZywxNDE0NjEzNzEwLGltYWdlL2pwZw


  • 3.1Ad: Reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art or design considering relevant traditional and contemporary criteria as well as personal artistic vision.
  • What makes these NEW and INNOVATIVE? Give yourself a 3 bullet point list for the works

How did you feel about the work you presented today? If you didn’t – what did you take away from today’s crit? 

Advanced Drawing: 2 more days… Composition and Meaning of a PAPER BAG.

Open up… let’s see what your paper bag can hold! http://impacthiringsolutions.com/careerblog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/BrownPaperBag_thumb.jpg


  • 2.3Ad: Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people’s lives.
  • Looking at the SYMBOLISM that this work is SUPPOSE to have about your life, explain the thoughts and ideas you are hoping to communicate through the work. HOW are you doing that? Be SPECIFIC!

A GREAT day of drawing on Friday – Time got away from us… What worked today and HOW are you going to RESOLVE the work for Wednesday’s CRIT? 

Drawing: Oils… Let’s get to it!

der Blau Reiter? Bauhaus? WHY http://media.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/images/bauhaus/bauhaus%20art%20swinging.jpg


  • 8.1Ac: Identify types of contextual information useful in the process of constructing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works.
  • What songs are you using to create your artwork? What are aspects of your thumbnail and rough that you can IMMEDIATELY relate to the ideas of the music?

SHARE YOUR THEORY AND DRAWING WITH YOUR CLASSMATE – Last 5 Minutes – CONVERSATION and write down what you have learned from your classmate. 

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

Kandinsky at MAM – HERE

Studio Art 360: Critiquing of a Still Life

Process over Product – What does THAT mean? https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg


  • 8.1P: Interpret an artwork or collection of works, supported by relevant and sufficient evidence found in the work and its various contexts.
  • As you examine this work of art, what are the larger SKILLS you have developed in the process? 

As artists, we are in it for the process of MAKING ART, not necessarily worrying about the finished product. How do you feel about the idea of  PROCESS versus PRODUCT?

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