#YouCanDoAnything – well… not #Anything, but…

“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

Painting and Advanced Painting: Oil Paint Portraits!



  • 5.1Ac: Evaluate, select, and apply methods or processes appropriate to display artwork in a specific place.
  • Having had a day or more to begin painting in oils, what are you enjoying about it? If you HAVE NOT STARTED PAINTING… what are you going to be STARTING with TODAY?

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

Studio Art 360: COLOR SCHEMES

PRISM – Light Verus Pigment! http://www.photo-dictionary.com/photofiles/list/699/1110prism.jpg


  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • Where do you see color? How does the color on TV get blended together? How does color in a magazine get blended together?

Reflection / Evaluation:  What are the three types of colors on the color wheel? What can you NOT mix? How do you mix Orange, etc…


Cameron? What do YOU see in the work?  http://www.adrianartblog.com/uploads/2/1/7/6/21769396/2807198.jpg?389


  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • How have YOU begun to understand the importance of reflection?

Reflection / Evaluation:  What is something that you took away from the critique today – whether it be about YOUR work or about another person’s work.

Drawing: Hip-Hop and Fauvism… the Hip-Hop its time.

Graffiti Artist KLASS in front of his work at the Longwood Art Gallery https://bronxbohemian.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/img_1897.jpg


  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • Now that you have your artwork out in front of you… What is a STRENGTH in the visual image that you can build off of?

Reflection / Evaluation: What are THREE things you have done to move the artwork forward – NEW for you in the making of art?

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