#Sketchbook #Tuesday in #360 – Work for the rest of you.

 Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”… for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Drawing: MUSIC and ART!

Kandinsky in the EARLY DAYS… http://dossierjournal.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/kandinskycolorfullife.jpg


  • .2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What were the similarities and differences in your ideas and Kandinsky’s N: Peer review of the images and statements.  

Reflection: How does your art compare with the work of “professionals” and how can you work to create a better understanding of your approach / intent / ideas?)

Studio Art 360: Sketchbook Tuesday – Self Portraits?

What are YOU going to be doing with your sketch? This is a good example from a PROFESSIONAL ARTIST – Her website is HERE! http://busymockingbird.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/img_5151.jpg?w=620&h=745


  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • Last week – WEEPING WILLOW was your prompt. Please explain your thoughts about WHY you did WHAT you did with your sketchbook and resolving the idea of WEEPING WILLOW. 3 – 5 sentences to explain. 

Reflection: What three things can you do / are you going to do to to enhance your sketchbook drawing for next week’s grade? Look at and work with image from assignment sheet! 

AP Studio Art: Pencils…


  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • Yesterday you listened to Freakonomics — “How Can This Possibly Be True?” What are three things that came to mind – were interesting – gave you visual ideas in your head as you listened to the story? ANYTHING? Today – With your FAVORITE PENCIL IN HAND and WHATEVER DRAWING materials you want (on the 11” x 8.5” paper) you are going to OBSERVE and DRAW this pencil – that’s it – straight up – DRAW THIS PENCIL… OBSERVATION and INTERPRETATION – Skill here. DUE MONDAY! ONE DRAWING – GO! BTW… The Pencil you are DRAWING (and maybe drawing with) will be included in the final artwork – attached to the drawing. 

Pencil Story on FREAKONOMICS – LISTEN HERE: http://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/freakonomics/#file=json/576159

Reflection: Well… what have you accomplished? Are FOUR DAYS too many? Not enough? 3 things you are PLANNING for this drawing. IMPRESS ME tomorrow! 

Advanced Drawing: 50 Sheets of Paper!



  • 2.2Ad: Demonstrate understanding of the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.
  • What are TWO THINGS you feel that you need some FEEDBACK on? Write that down – when I come to you – ASK.  

Reflection:  As you worked – what new ideas / new solutions / same old ideas and solutions did you come up with today? Seriously – anything inspiring? Any experimentation happen?

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