NEW TIME – 7:00AM – The Weeks go by SO FAST!

#78 Self-portraiture has a long and storied history. It is something that most artists undertake in their training. It can yield great revelations of character and technique as in Rembrandt, van Gogh, and Bacon. It will succeed or fail based on its interest as an image. Try to judge it as an image, not as a mirror. Kit White 101 Things to Learn in Art School



What is the emotional feeling that you are showing in your photograph / selfie? From all the color schemes, what color scheme best fits you?

Grid with Chuck Close – How are we doing it? Yep!

What challenges did you face with the grid?


Check out the photos from the UWM Field Trip last week:

PAINTING: Making Plans? Got your Photo?


CAKE – Wayne Theibauld TEXTURE!

What are the first areas you feel that you will begin working on as you approach your oil painting?

Karen Klimnick:

What was surprising about the use of oils as you began working today?

DRAWING: Colored Pencils and YOU!


Having looked through Matisse’s Portraits – How are you going to use the ideas of Kehinde Wiley and APPROPRIATING COMPOSITION to develop the ideas for your self portrait?

Kahinde Wiley:

How have you progressed with the use of photography and the Henri Matisse images to help you develop your understanding of composition and contemporary art? What do you think you are doing to develop the ideas of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s into the early 2000’s?

Symbolism and Portraits:

AP STUDIO ART: Figure Drawing

Looking at yesterday’s gesture drawings – What did you struggle with in the process, in the final product?


What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

REMEMBER -ASSIGNMENT FOR FRIDAY! THAT’S THE DUE DATE! ON YOUR OWN! NO QUESTIONS ASKED! You will have the 2 questions about your AP Concentration written – AND PROOFED by a classmate – and then pasted into the CONCENTRATION Portion of your pages. ALSO – You will have a GALLERY of 6 images FROM YOUR CONCENTRATION ITSELF uploaded to the CONCENTRATION PAGE. As a BONUS – you will have up to 6 and no fewer than 3 BREADTH works on your breadth page… I might be making some changes to these pages as we move along so… be prepared to LISTEN CAREFULLY and FOLLOW MY INSTRUCTIONS – I am hoping to streamline the process.

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