#MidWeek #Critique – Time to #REFLECT! Time to #learn from the #Master

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

SUMMER COURSES: Painting (Korb) Printing (Robert’s / Dukowitz) registration ends THIS FRIDAY!

AP Studio Art and Advanced Drawing: RELAX and WE ARE WATCHING “All About  Looking!”

Self Portrait – Jim Dine: http://prod-images.exhibit-e.com/www_richardgraygallery_com/32012f6a.jpg


  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

Larger Drawing Goals:

  • Observation (80% – 92% time looking), Guidelines, Concentration, Slow Drawing
  • Focus on the figure, Proportions, Scale, Sighting In
  • Full Page, Composition
  • AP and AdDraw:  
    • SMILE — NO ERASING TODAY! How relieved (and WHY) are you feeling about that? What is ONE STRONG DRAWING LESSON you learned from the process we went through over the past three days?

AP and AdDraw: What lesson did you learn from Jim Dine that Mr. Korb hadn’t taught you or told you? New information? Mr. Korb wants to know so he can teach it later! Stickynote on the chalk board before you leave!

Drawing: Get Work Out, Sit Down, and Log in

Andre Derain – Self Portrait with Cap: http://uploads7.wikipaintings.org/images/andre-derain/self-portrait-with-a-cap.jpg


  • Communication and Collaboration – Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and to the learning of others.
  • What is successful in your artwork? What is the color scheme you are using? Share this with your neighbor. NOTE: We are going to
    • 1) make photographs of the work we have RIGHT NOW
    • 2) go to the COMPUTER LAB (Laptops) and fill out the Google Form http://goo.gl/forms/3q3rPakz8m and then
    • 3) insert images from today into the GOOGLE DOCUMENT

How did the use of the GOOGLE FORM help you in the critiquing of your work?. Andre Derain: Self-Portrait with a Cap: 

Studio Art 360: Let’s look at COMPOSITIONS and Photographs

POP Art Paintings! Nicely Done! – HERE

Compositional Examples in Photography

Walker Evansm Tenant Farmer Wife (Allie Mae Burroughs) 1936. http://collection.mam.org/vmedia/tms768/r_m2006_6.jpg


  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • What do you think about making visual choices as you make photographs versus taking pictures? Does this mean anything to you?

What is, in your mind, the difference in MAKING a photograph versus TAKING a picture? Please explain your thoughts.

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