#Painting and #Drawing in the #Studio of #Artists – 4 reasons you should make #ART

“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” – Brian Tracy

”Even talent is rarely indistinguishable, over the long run, from perseverance and lots of hard work.” Ted Orland and David Bayles – Art and Fear

Painting and Advanced Painting: STAY ON TARGET!

How are you using PAINTS in a NEW way? http://www.featurepics.com/FI/Thumb300/20100827/Multi-Coloured-Oil-Paints-1643908.jpg


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • How do you FEEL about the act of oil painting again? The time away and the time returned? What did the BREAK do for the act of painting for you?
  • Folder to upload from is HERE.

Reflection: What is the STRENGTH of your work that you are especially proud of? 


Studio Art 360: PAINT your POP!



Robert Rauschenberg and his White Paintings: http://www.barbican.org.uk/duchamp/images/rauschenberg_slide_1.jpg


  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • Look at YESTERDAY’s PAINTING and write out THREE THINGS you either STRUGGLED with or SUCCEEDED with. . Rauschenberg White Paintings: 

Reflection: What do  YOU do to communicate the important things in YOUR Life? List a few. Remember that ART be used to discuss IMPORTANT things in culture?

AP Studio Art: CRIT Today! How’s your WEBSITE?

Frank Juarez – MORE of his works… https://www.artsinmilwaukee.org/hold/galleries/171/171_p172p43r66p4t8gnlfe1ivglu25.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.
  • Are you able to INTELLIGENTLY and ARTISTICALLY describe the works that you are creating? What IS the answer to the first question ? What is the central idea to your concentration?

Reflection: Discuss the 2 questions with your classmates – can you answer them successfully and convincingly? Do your answers clearly demonstrate your ideas and growth?

Drawing: Wrap up by FRIDAY?

Alexi van Jawlensky (MAM owns one) Girl with Green Eyes. http://www.allpaintings.org/d/34361-2/Alexej+von+Jawlensky+-+Young+Girl+with+Green+Eyes.jpg


  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • Step back – yesterday you looked at the class work and got some feedback from them. Take a HARD LOOK AT YOUR DRAWING and determine what you need to focus on in the next 46 minutes. WRITE IT OUT!
  • Folder to UPLOAD FROM is HERE

Reflection: ONE MORE DAY to work in class. What is working successfully in your drawing? WHY?


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