#ArtMaking for #SocialChange (on a #Tuesday?)

“When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.” — Zig Ziglar

 Painting and Advanced Painting: Portraits and Oil Paints

YUM – Oil Paint! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/2b726-portaltpadencloseupbrmedfile.jpg


  • 5.1Ac: Evaluate, select, and apply methods or processes appropriate to display artwork in a specific place.
  • What color scheme are you hoping to focus on with this portrait? How will this help you UNIFY your composition? Are you using OTHER elements to create a sense of unity? What might that be?

Reflection / Evaluation: What are you anxious about as we begin to think about and use oil paints?

Studio Art 360: Bas – Relief Sculpture

COOL TIRES! http://www.artinlimbo.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/s02clatp.gif


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

Reflection / Evaluation: 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. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.



Music is LIFE! http://www.masmacon.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/MusicSquare_200x200.jpg


  • 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.
  • From your conversation about the work at the end of class yesterday – what is one thing that you remember talking about regarding YOUR Work – How does this GOAL REFLECTION help get you started?
    • MUSIC SIGN UP SHEET HERE! Thanks Julia.

Reflection / Evaluation: Name 3 things that were of positive advancement in your work today. Name 1 thing you will START ON TOMORROW.

Drawing: Google Slideshow

Henri Matisse: mlle yvonne landsberg: http://media.npr.org/assets/img/2010/06/13/gallery02_custom-38eccb755c66d92755eb41e79071d9683c510419-s900-c85.jpg


  • 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 the most with the idea of the portrait? Where did you succeed the most?

Reflection / Evaluation: 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?

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