#MidWeekWednesday – #3DaysToWork

“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’s the critique go for Ferris? What are you thinking about in your work? http://99designs.com/designer-blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/ferrismuseum.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.
  • There are four parts to a well written critique. Description, Analysis, Interpretation, and Judgement. What challenges do YOU have when it comes to the WRITING about art? Your Art? Writing in general…
  • Folder to upload from is HERE.

Reflection: Reviewing the 4 parts of the critique – what challenges do you see coming your way? What seems to be the most challenging part of the process?


Studio Art 360: PAINT your POP!



Andy Warhol and HIS GENIUS! http://www.quotationof.com/images/andy-warhol-quotes-2.jpg


  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What seems to be the one LARGEST CHALLENGE you are facing with your acrylic paintings?

Reflection:  What color scheme is your MOST SUCCESSFUL ONE at this point and WHY?

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


Frank Juarez: http://frankjuarez.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/indiana-green-by-frank-juarez.jpg?w=299&h=300


  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • What are you doing to RESEARCH your work? This is the SECOND QUESTION on the exam (1350 characters). You will be presenting your 2 questions and the works to the WORLD in the ONLINE Blog – THIS IS YOUR EXAM. Mid-Term exam GRADES WILL BE MADE ON YOUR online presentation. 

Reflection: What have you learned about the work that you are creating? Is there anything you feel that has really advanced and developed? Something that you have really GROWN from?

Drawing: Wrap up by FRIDAY?

LOLA – Alexi van Jawlenski: http://en.wahooart.com/Art.nsf/O/8YDE4Y/$File/Alexei-Jawlensky-Lola.JPG


  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • This is it folks – last day – Every square inch needs pastel. What’s holding you back? What has propelled you forward in the process?
  • Folder to UPLOAD FROM is HERE

Reflection: Are you taking pastels home? Where are you going to work on the drawing? What has been the HARDEST PART of the drawing?


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