#Day2, Let’s make some #ART and get through some #Philosophy

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

I Could do that

Folder: Everyone – Page 7. Let’s talk about 10 Lessons the Arts Teach Children (everyone).

Painting and Advanced Painting: Preliminary ideas and exercises

Turner Norham Castle at Sunrise: http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/N/N01/N01981_9.jpg – TATE MODERN


  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What made it challenging to put that first mark on your paper? Unless you had no problems – then what was it that gives you confidence in painting?

Reflection / Evaluation: What three things did you succeed with today in  your painting? AT THIS MOMENT?

Studio Art 360: Observation Anyone?

ROBERT INDIANA: Love: http://whitecubediaries.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/3923768734_6b16394256_z.jpg


  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What was the biggest challenge you found as you began coming up with ideas and drawing your cube, cylinder, or pyramid yesterday?

Reflection / Evaluation: What are 2 skills you have already that are going to make your experiences in Studio Art 360 easier?

AP Studio Art: Bag of Ideas?


  • 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.
  • Where / when in your past have you used the ideas of the repetition of single object in a SERIES of drawings, paintings, artworks… something else?

Reflection / Evaluation: g been successful in TODAY’s beginnings of a CONCENTRATION?

Assignment ONLINE – Google Document – SHARE WITH ME at fkorb@waterforduhs.k12.wi.us! DUE ON MONDAY. CLICK HERE FOR A GOOD EXAMPLE. READ THE BRIEF BLOG POST! Where do you see yourself artistically now, where in 5 Years? 

Drawing: Observation and Pencils?

Boxes, Objects, COMPOSITION!


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Most young artists work with their FIRST idea and that’s it. What might the benefit be to begin with MORE ideas? When you sketch in your sketchbooks / artworks… where do you mostly get your ideas from?  How do you define OBSERVATION?

Reflection / Evaluation: What skills do you hope to develop this year in Drawing? What do you feel you will be able to improve on regarding the skills you have currently?

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