#Sketchbook #Tuesday and #DRAW!

#2 Learn to draw. Drawing is more than a tool for rendering and capturing likenesses. It is a language, with its own syntax, grammar, and urgency. Learning to draw is about learning to see. In this way, it is a metaphor for all art activity. Whatever its form, drawing transforms perception and thought into image and teaches us how to think with our eyes. Kit White 101 Things I Learned in Art School

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http://www.americansforthearts.org/events/national-arts-and-humanities-month 

Join us in the Cafeteria this week for a little bit of COLLABORATIVE work on a BIG ART PROJECT!

Studio Art 360: Drawing

What do you feel is the value of practicing in a sketchbook? How can you see this as being a place that others (engineers, designers, architects, artists) might need as a valuable tool?

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mAX eRNST – cOLLAGE AND frottage AT THE GUGGENHEIM http://study.com/cimages/multimages/16/max_ernsts_the_wood.jpg

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Ok – What kind of FUN did you have in getting back to CRAYONS, Scissors, and Glue? 

 

Painting: Personal Reflection and Meaning – and PAINT!

ASSIGNMENT – Due at the END of the watercolor painting assignment October 21, 2016: Artists research on ONE of the following artists for imagery, technique, approach: Winslow Homer, Charles Demuth, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Dong Kingman, Reginald Marsh, Charles Sheeler, J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Moran, Georgia O’Keefe, James Whistler, or Andrew Wyeth.

How are you relating the ideas of making art to making art about yourself? Do you find this to be easy or difficult – WHY?

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Julie Balzer and HER techniques: http://marciglenn.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/watercolor-techniques-from-julie-balzer.jpg

As you are working, what are you seeing as an area that you might need to really focus on as you continue.

 

Drawing: Pencils and Paper and NESTS!

Biggest things you need to work on before tomorrow’s mid crit?

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NEST in the PAPER! What are you FOCUSING ON? http://www.viewalongtheway.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/birds-nest-artwork-526×420.jpg

What strengths are you needing to continue to work on? Is it a technique? Is it a studio habit? 

 

AP Studio Art: NATURE!

What have you been doing to try and create a work of art inspired by the outside? Where do you see this drawing / artwork going? How are you using the materials from outside to make GREAT ART?

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Let’s visit the website for a few minutes… http://skyspace.rice.edu/ AND http://skyspace.rice.edu/site_media/media/cache/2f/98/2f98a170074f3e2a60d93038c289dbed.png

What have you accomplished in this day of work? What do you need to get accomplished for FRIDAY when your CURRENT BREADTH work is due online? James Turrell: Sky Space: 

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