#Wednesday – #NuffSaid #MAKEART

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

AP Studio Art: Duchamp and YOUR Nude Descending a Staircase

NY Times Article – Look how OTHERs have been influenced by Duchamp! http://static01.nyt.com/images/2013/03/15/arts/0315GALLERIES4/GALLERIES4-superJumbo.jpg


  •  8.1Ad: Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.
  • Read Monday’s PERSONAL goal. Would you say that you are achieving it? How or how not?

Step back and examine your work. What are you going to do to resolve the image for FRIDAY! Friday Critique Day

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus and FRAMING up the work


How might you have used the ideas of the Bauhaus in your work as the SPACE of the room / hallway? Make it an ENVIRONMENT? http://images.mediabakery.com/imr0217036-mural-by-oskar-schlemmer-at-the-bauhaus-university-former-art-school-built-by-henry-van-de-velde-unesco-world-heritage-site-weimar-thuringia-germany-europe.jpg


  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.
  • What are the COMMONALITIES of YOUR work and the ideas of the BAUHAUS that you were striving to accomplish?

What are three things YOU HEARD ABOUT OTHER’S works that you felt were worthwhile? 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Matisse as the inspiration for a work of Graffiti! http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/36/Graffiti_U%C5%BEupis_Vilnius_(5997519331).jpg

Matisse Bio HERE!


  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What VISUAL IDEAS are you using to demonstrate the ideas of your social commentary?

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: Color Schemes

What COLOR scheme stands out to you in one of these images? http://blogs.swa-jkt.com/swa/11239/files/2014/04/Campbells4W.jpg


  •  3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.
  • Why is it important for an artist to choose colors CAREFULLY as they are developing a composition / artwork? What might the RIGHT colors do in an image versus the “wrong” colors?

Review with neighbors the relationships of the colors on the color wheel? When you look in your closet… what COLORS do you think you have the most of hanging? Why do you think that you have more of that color than others?

 What color scheme does this advertisement use and WHY?

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