#Tuesday in the #ArtStudio and #ArtWork is happening

“Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quiet enough to hear them.” — Debbie Ford

AP Studio Art: Duchamp – Let’s take the figure and break it into planes.

ARTnews $10 award… http://www.artnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/article-2400.jpg

Goals:

  • 8.1Ad: Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.
  • How have the solutions been coming along? Are you able to stay focused on the GOALS you are hoping to accomplish with this drawing? How is it going?
Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 1) http://s1.hubimg.com/u/5593692_f248.jpg

Are you in a resolution stage for this artwork or did one day of drawing help you get a good start? Are you struggling with it? How are you dealing with the NEGATIVE space? 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Figure / Ground Relationships

ONLINE CRIT HERE: Due Monday of RETURN from SPRING BREAK!

Bauhaus and the light shining in! http://www.newsropa.de/uploads/tx_userpressemappe/bruecke1_hohmuth_2003_01.jpg

Goals:

  • ALL ABOUT THE REFLECTION THIS WEEK: 8.1Ad: Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.
  • Three class periods to work – What about your drawing – SPECIFICALLY – do you see as being the LARGEST CHANGE from the ACTUAL high school hallway? How is it successfully tied into the idea of the Bauhaus or DeStijl Movement?

Two days to continue – Are you needing to be taking this home to make strong advances? Do you need to utilize lunch periods, study halls, before or after school? 

Drawing: Faces and Fauvism.

Kandinsky and the Bauhaus Presentation is HERE

Matisse in a Striped T-Shirt – http://www.craftsy.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/498px-Henri_Matisse_Self-Portrait_in_a_Striped_T-shirt_1906.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Where are you succeeding most in the drawing of the face? These skills WILL help you in the larger scale drawing that we are going to be dealing with in soft pastel.

What was the most challenging part for you to draw that you LEARNED the most from? Why was this most difficult way to go and how do you see the LEARNING? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation? 

Studio Art 360: Color Mixing!

What’s RIGHT or WRONG with the color wheel above? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/color_wheel_pencils.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • Review with your neighbor the relationships of color on the color wheel. What’s RIGHT or WRONG with the color wheel above? Write this in your GOALS portion for today.

Review with neighbors the relationships of the colors on the color wheel? QUIZ one another on the names, types and relationships of the colors.

THIS is what it SHOULD look like!

#FourDays of #School before #SpringBreak – Let’s #KeepWorking

“Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quiet enough to hear them.” — Debbie Ford

AP Studio Art: Duchamp – Let’s take the figure and break it into planes.

Duchamp descending the staircase… From the Philadelphia Museum! http://www.luminous-lint.com/imagevault/html_41501_42000/41730_std.jpg

Goals:

  • 10.1Ad: Synthesize knowledge of social, cultural, historical, and personal life with art-making approaches to create meaningful works of art or design. NOW STOP and think about the GOAL you have for this ARTWORK – WRITE IT DOWN.  Same colors  Duchamp used. White, black, sanguine.
  • How did  Marcel Duchamp CHANGE the way the WORLD saw art? How is including TIME (Cubism) changing the way you are seeing Art / Compositions?

What do you see as a CHALLENGE in this drawing? Movement? Time?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Figure / Ground Relationships

ONLINE CRIT HERE: Due Monday of RETURN from SPRING BREAK!

Look Up! The week and project are almost up! http://olex.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/bauhaus-dessau-2-oliver-lins-2012-01.jpg

Goals:

  • ALL ABOUT THE REFLECTION THIS WEEK: 8.1Ad: Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.
  • Having taken the weekend to break from your drawing… What is one thing that you SEE that jumps off as either NEEDING WORK or as WORKING SUCCESSFULLY?

You LOOKED at the stairway drawing and recognized areas that needed work or were successful – what DID you DO today that was productive? 

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Kandinsky and the Bauhaus Presentation is HERE

Henri Matisse – Green Stripe! http://www.artionado.com/Matisse/Images/Matisse/Matisse-Green-stripe.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Take a look at your previous week’s works – where did you struggle? How do you use the ideas of chiaroscuro to better define the ideas of form? How often are  you using the eraser to WORK with your drawing?

What was the most challenging part of this portrait for you to draw? Why are you struggling with the idea of using yourself (if you are) for this large scale drawing?

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Not Pink Floyd – This is a PRISM! http://www.photo-dictionary.com/photofiles/list/699/1110prism.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • Where do you see color? How does the color on TV get blended together? How does color in a magazine get blended together? Optical color?

What are the three types of colors on the color wheel? What can you NOT mix? How do you mix Orange, etc…?

#What? #Friday already? #WhereDidTheWeekGo?

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101:  Composition is an arrangement of the elements of art and the principles of design

“Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” — Julie Andrews

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Richard Diebenkorn’s Drawing – How do you relate? https://coxcrows.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/diebenkorn-woman-e280a6-w-cup.jpg?w=272&h=367&crop=1

Goals:

  • 1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.
  • Before you leave for the day – thank our model for the time and posing – it is a lot of work! What is the ONE THING you are most satisfied with in your drawing today? WHY?

What did it for you to WRAP THIS DRAWING UP? Share a small thought with your classmates about this process – product?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

The ballet figure drawing! https://strangeflowers.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/triadic-ballet-3.jpg?w=710

Goals:

  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • What do you need to do to come to a solid RESOLUTION for the end of the week? 4 days next week – not much time!

Are you in need of taking this home this weekend? What are the aspects of the work that are in need of REAL FOCUS?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Kandinsky and the Bauhaus Presentation is HERE

POP Art – Portrait of the FAMOUS – not a drawing – but FAME nonetheless… http://revolverwarholgallery.com/wp-content/uploads/andy-warhol-jacqueline-kennedy-iii.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • Of ALL the aspects of the face – what are you having the most success with and what is the most challenging? What is hardest about the most challenging part?

What was it about the FACIAL FEATURES of your chosen face that made for a SUCCESSFUL and at times CHALLENGING drawing?

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

North versus the South – The FINAL Bronze casting of Ed Hamilton’s sculpture! http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/north%20and%20south%20no.%202_detail.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What portions of your sculpture do you see as ADDITIVE, SUBTRACTIVE, and MANIPULATIVE? Describe in DETAIL the areas – use imagery as descriptors.

What was the biggest challenge you had with using clay and creating a three dimensional artwork – PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.

#Resolve your #art? #Time is left to make #changes.

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101: Evolution of Chinese Ceramics – During the Ming dynasty the Zhougan province created porcelain pottery that influenced the design and quality of our ceramics today.

“Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” — Julie Andrews

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Goals:

Seated Woman in the landscape that made Diebenkorn FAMOUS! http://www.trbimg.com/img-5282d5d0/turbine/la-la-et-diebenkorn-01-jpg-20131112/600/600×597
  • 1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.
  • Step back from your drawing – two days left – What LEAPS out at you as needing work? Why?

Reflecting back on the answer to the question at the beginning – did you resolve this issue?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

AH – the PEOPLE! How are you using the ideas of the Bauhaus people in your drawing? http://monicadmurgia.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Pilar-Torres-2.jpeg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • How has working on the BAUHAUS drawing (in oil pastel) helped you think about the ideas of  figure ground relationships (figure and the staircases) and COMPOSITION?

Considering TOMORROW is your last day (THIS WEEK) in class… what are you considering for the final day KNOWING that you have ONE MORE WEEK – 5 DAYS – to work on this?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Kandinsky and the Bauhaus Presentation is HERE

We are going to look at FAUVISM and MATISSE as we approach the idea of the PORTRAIT. http://www.abcgallery.com/M/matisse/matisse80.JPG

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • Where in society today do you think most people get PORTRAITS of themselves made? Share your thoughts with your neighbor. How do you think we might be using this idea in OUR portraits?

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What is the progress of the drawing thus far? What is your neighbor doing well? What is your neighbor not doing successfully? Share your thoughts with your neighbors.

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

Close Up – How are you working with this idea of SCULPTURE? http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/slave_10_detail.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What has been your FAVORITE or LEAST FAVORITE part of working with clay. Please tell me WHY you LOVE or DON’T LOVE using this material. Please be specific.

What do you see as needing to be RESOLVED for the end of the project TOMORROW? Know that it is the LAST day to work.

#Wednesday in #Studio – #MakingArt with #Meaning

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101: Daguerreotype is an early form of photography that uses chemicals to produce the image.

How easily do you try and fail and QUIT? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/e2/80/b1/e280b1667ed5f85421461ddfe470c498.jpg

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

How are you developing YOUR images? http://www.reproduction-gallery.com/catalogue/uploads/1141454024_large-image_1065180426_largeimage.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.
  • What is the ONE thing you are learning about the figure at this point? Even though we had to rethink the idea from Monday – in order to slow down – have you thought about different materials? Gesso? Gouache? Acrylics? Watercolor? Pastel?

Have you looked at NEW materials to introduce today? Gesso? Gouache? Acrylics? Watercolor? Pastel? Why have you introduced that? What might it do for your drawing?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

How are you incorporating the FIGURE well? http://imgc.allpostersimages.com/images/P-473-488-90/58/5864/REUSG00Z/posters/oskar-schlemmer-bauhaus-stairway.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • Looking at 3 more in class days… what specificas are you doing to consider 1) architectural drawing and 2) figurative drawing?

Take a few minutes and really look at what you are doing. What is happening that you are proud of as it comes to this drawing and the ideas of the Bauhaus?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

Proportion of the head and PLACEMENT! https://artwithmissgriffin.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/head-perspective.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Now that we’ve gone over ALL the facial features… let’s look at the HEAD as a whole. In your sketchbook – NO REFERENCES BESIDE A MIRROR – Draw out the GENERALIZED facial features and correct placement on a head. In your goals page – write out “REFER TO DRAWING IN SKETCHBOOK.”

What are some REALLY IMPORTANT GUIDELINES that you will be using to make ACCURATE references in the face drawings?

ASSIGNMENT FOR THURSDAY!!! Bring in a NEWSPAPER or MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH of a person’s ENTIRE FACE – Front on or 1/4 turn at the most!

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

Building up of the FORMS – How much longer do you need to work? Today? Tomorrow? http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/slaves_detail.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How does working three dimensionally make you think differently about the making of art than working on the collage (2D work) did?

As we are MORE THAN HALF WAY done… what are the final STRUGGLES you are facing with the idea of your sculpture?.

#Tuesday in #ArtDay in the #Studio. #BasRelief and #SocialCommentary and #FACES

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101: Chiarocsuro is an effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light falling unevenly or from a particular direction on something.

How easily do you try and fail and QUIT? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/e2/80/b1/e280b1667ed5f85421461ddfe470c498.jpg

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Richard Diebenkorn – How is the DEVELOPMENT of your drawing coming along. This is NOT A RACE! SLOW YOURSELF DOWN – SERIOUSLY. http://www.artnet.com/Magazine/features/klein/Images/klein10-29-10.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.
  • Look at YESTERDAY’s Drawing – What is working with PROPORTION and COMPOSITION? What are you going to do to IMPROVE it today?

How have you developed the accuracy? How are you focusing on the MARKS? Notice we are looking at RICHARD DIEBENKORN? Tomorrow – we take a moment and look at HIM and his ideas…

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

Ah Walter Gropius – your figures are WONDERFUL! http://www.we-heart.com/upload-images/geekbauhaus1.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • How did the critique go yesterday? What did you LEARN from the conversation? What do you hope to change / fix? What’s FIRST in your work for today?

What is a NEW SUCCESS in your drawing from today?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

EARS! Yikes! http://www.yalescientific.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/features-ears-1.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Take a look at your previous 3 day’s works – where have you see the most GROWTH in your understanding of the facial features?

What was the most challenging part of the EAR to draw? Why was this most difficult? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

ASSIGNMENT FOR THURSDAY!!! Bring in a NEWSPAPER or MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH of a person’s ENTIRE FACE – Front on or 1/4 turn at the most!

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

How are you planning and working your ideas forward? Are you getting ALL of your ideas in? Is your SOCIAL COMMENTARY still coming across? http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/slave_9_whole.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How are you seeing the CENTRAL IDEA of your message coming through in the BAS RELIEF so far?

Take a walk around the classroom and LOOK – REALLY LOOK – at your classmates work. What are 3 things that you feel are STRONG about the works of your classmates?

#Welcome to the #ArtStudio and #4thQuarter – #HappyMOnday

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101: Analogous colors are colors found side by side on the color wheel which are closely related.

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Richard Diebenkorn – let’s get started with this… http://www.bronxbanterblog.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/a001327158-001.jpg

Goals:

  • G:1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.
  • Looking back on ALL the GESTURE drawings you worked out last week – which of them will you want to use as a BREADTH piece to demonstrate this skill? What about it stands out as successful?

How did having the ENTIRE HOUR to draw help you develop the composition of your figure?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

How are you using the figire? http://www.johncoulthart.com/feuilleton/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/reverbstorm7.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 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.
  • Look at your work from a distance FIRST – What is the first thing that POPS out as needing work?

What did the conversation about the works allow you to SEE and then FIX in the BAUHAUS drawings? 

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

http://spi1uk.itvnet.lv/upload2/articles/72/723037/images/_origin_Lietas-kas-liecina-par-3.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Using the first 10 minutes of class you are going to draw out what you feel were the most challenging parts of the face we started with last week. In your GOALS SHEET – What part of the face did you struggle with most and WHY?

What was the most challenging aspect of the mouth today? How do you see the relationships from one part of the face to another as important? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

ASSIGNMENT FOR THURSDAY!!! Bring in a NEWSPAPER or MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH of a person’s ENTIRE FACE – Front on or 1/4 turn at the most!

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

Goals:

  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What challenges did you have in getting started last week on Friday with the clay? REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Sculpture.

What was the largest success you have in today’s work? Take a look at the rest of the classes work BEFORE we clean up. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.

#Friday #HalfDay #Grades #EndofQuarter – #Pshweeew

Happy Youth Art Month: Happy Youth Art Month: Art strengthens problem-solving skills, increasing school success. http://www.thriveart.com/facts

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Goals:

  • 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.
  • Last day with SHORT drawings – Next Week – LONGER DRAWING Time.. If you look back at one thing that you would like to improve upon… what is it? Look at your drawing – I’ll give you a few minutes to look and think – REFLECT!

What worked today? Of all the drawings you produced this week – what will you use as a BREADTH work? Why does it demonstrate your SKILLS and ABILITIES? 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer – Bauhaus Staircase Drawinghttps://johnpaulstonard.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/bhtdrawing.jpg

Goals:

  • 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.
  • One week done…. what have you completed that allows you to step back and be satisfied with the work you have completed so far? Where do you need to REALLY get focused at this point?

With the weekend off – what do you FEEL you will see right off the bat on MONDAY as you look at your work for the new week?   

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

http://natestratman.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/shutterstock_51031219.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • How is the NOSE such a different facial feature to draw than say the MOUTH or the EYES? Please explain your ideas here.

What mistakes did YOU make – how bad were they when it came to eyes? Nose: 

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/bas_relief_young_lincoln.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What challenges did you have in getting started with the clay? REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Sculpture.

What was the largest success you have in today’s work? Take a look at the rest of the classes work BEFORE we clean up. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.

#FullDayofSchool #Thursday – wait until #Tomorrow!

Happy Youth Art Month: Drawing develops hand-eye coordination and spatial awareness- abilities that engineers and architects use. http://www.thriveart.com/facts

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Let’s work out a drawing and focus on the PROPORTIONS today! REALLY focused on the proportions… http://mhsartgallerymac.wikispaces.com/file/view/BeckyRoberts.jpg/523256786/BeckyRoberts.jpg

Goals:

  • 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.
  • Let’s look at a drawing that will take a bit longer… Still working with CHARCOAL and still beginning with GESTURE – what will the LONGER drawing allow you to develop more of than the GESTURE ONLY helped you develop?

As you drew 2 images today… what worked well for you? What did not?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer and HIS figures… why are you making this so hard? http://www.museothyssen.org/img/obras_mediana/1976.16.jpg

Goals:

  • 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.
  • How have you incorporated the FIGURES into the drawing? Are they interacting? Standing alone? How do you see this as being a challenge to the process? It is REQUIRED to include at least one figure into the image.

What challenges does incorporating the figure into the work offer you as an ADVANCED DRAWING student?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

Let’s Draw some EYES! https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2447/4098376148_41729d64b9_b.jpg

Goals:

  • .1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • When you start with the EYES… what is the first thing you start with? What is the first thing you do?

What mistakes did YOU make – how bad were they when it came to eyes? 

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

How are you going to use MANIPULATION as well as ADDITIVE sculpture (keeping SUBTRACTIVE to a minimum) in your Bas Relief Sculpture? http://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/highsm/02300/02397v.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • How are you going to use MANIPULATION as well as ADDITIVE sculpture (keeping SUBTRACTIVE to a minimum) in your Bas Relief Sculpture?

What techniques are REALLY important to be using to make sure any ADDITIVE clay really HOLD TIGHT to the clay you are adding it to? 

#LateStart on #Wednesday in the #ArtStudio

Happy Youth Art Month: Learning to draw helps kids in ALL other subjects. For more information visit http://www.thriveart.com/facts

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

FIGURE – Gesture Lines – BASIC IDEAS – Struggle with the CORRECTNESS of the form – do not worry about the details! http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs5/i/2004/290/1/8/Gesture_Drawing_by_overcome.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.   A: Day two of GESTURE DRAWINGS – We could spend a SEMESTER on them… What do you hope to figure out BETTER today than you did yesterday? I am going to EMPHASIZE using GUIDELINES and REFERENCE Lines today! Let’s see the work – just like in math. N: Drawing with GUIDELINES and REFERENCE lines. A: Draw G: BAsed on a DIRECT COMPARISON – What is more successful in today’s drawing than yesterday’s? 

You can access it HERE today – otherwise go to the top of our page – use the DROP DOWN MENU – Hover over AP Sstudio Art – and select the AP LOGIN 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer and his Paintings – You are all TOO worried about the figures… let’s look at a good video that speaks and shows the figure. http://c300221.r21.cf1.rackcdn.com/oskar-schlemmer-rmisches-vier-figuren-im-raum-1925-1345335452_b.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.3Ad: Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people’s lives.
  • What is your movement and how have you decided upon a color scheme? Remember that the Bauhaus was all about the NEUTRALS – how will you change that up? Think about the Oskar Schlemmer “Staircase” painting… how will you use that idea in your drawing?

What have you discovered / rediscovered about the ideas and the use of oil pastels? How do you see them as being a STRONG tool for you to use in the drawing? 

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Using Google Presentation together – HERE. TODAY is the day we will finish.

Your DRAWINGS are HERE

Funny Eyes! http://www.statuaryplace.com/store/images/12%20mm%20yellow%20animal%20eyes.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • What is it about the EYES that makes it EASIEST or most DIFFICULT to draw?

What mistakes did YOU make – how bad were they when it came to eyes? GREAT DEMO IMAGE:  EYES: 

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

How can you use MANIPULATION to create your sculpture? http://www.kneelingmedia.org/janetlong/slides/Through%20A%20Glass%20Darkly.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • What are you NERVOUS about as we venture into the work of clay?

Working with the clay for ONE DAY now… what do you feel you are going to have to do to REALLY make this sculpture work? How are you going to have to balance and budget your time?