Wrap Up #Thursday: #Critique #Statement #WriteLikeAnArtist

Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who never failed is he who never tried.” – Og Mandino

Painting and Advanced Painting: How’s it Going?

Pablo Picasso – Still Life with a Bottle of Rum, http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/images/h2/h2_1999.363.63.jpg


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Before you START – How are these techniques creating a sense of UNITY to your work? Give Two examples.

Reflection / Evaluation: Can you name the different techniques in the painting? How are your techniques – list 2 techniques that you are REALLY enjoying in the painting.

Studio Art 360: Collage and Texture – Romare Bearden

What’s your collage about? What are you going to try and say? http://www.allaboutjazz.com/photos/2010/RomareBearden_JamminattheSavoy.jpg


  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • How do you feel about the subject matter of YOUR SOCIAL TOPIC that we are going to be working on? Do you have any personal experiences with the topic? Explain your thoughts (remember – this is JUST YOU reading this.

Reflection / Evaluation: What progress as a team have you made in the development of the collage idea? What TEXTURES are you developing in the work? How have you used the ideas of GRATTAGE, FROTTAGE, and DECALCOMANIA in the progress?

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing Critique – OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!

Looking at Klimt’s GREAT work… What are YOU going tohttp://cdn.european-traveler.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/klimt-belvedere-vienna-570×379.jpg work on?


  • NETS: Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively.
  • How do you want to move forward with your body of work? Let’s CRITIQUE and then REVIEW THE IDEAS in the AP HANDOUT about CONCENTRATIONS / SLIDE SHOW from AP CONFERENCE. 

Reflection / Evaluation: What is your CONCENTRATION going to be about? SHARE YOUR IDEAS with your neighbor and MAKE A NOTE in your head as to where you are.

Drawing: MID CRIT – Look at the RUBRIC

Ok – Let’s LOOK at the works from a distance – frame them up! http://b.vimeocdn.com/ts/142/541/142541478_640.jpg


Reflection / Evaluation: REDO FROM YESTERDAY – How does this work relate to 1) Kandinsky and his movements? 2) Your song? We are going to be WRITING an ARTIST STATEMENT and PHOTOGRAPHING this work Friday and NEXT WEEK (in the computer lab). Be prepared to provide writing that is DONE! ALSO – FIND YOUR SONG ON YOUTUBE! Tomorrow we begin with a final critique reflection – then onto the ORAL CRITIQUE – BE READY TO TALK!



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