#ThankGoodness it’s #Friday

#90 “You can condense, but you cannot simplify.” —Ann Lauterbach, personal conversation: The world is infinitely complex, and any attempt to simplify, which means the elimination of contradictory elements, will fail to capture that complexity. One can, however, attempt to compress or condense those elements into a more abbreviated or altered form. That is the role of metaphor. Kit White 101 Things to Learn in Art School

Studio Art 360: Grids on the Canvas and the Drawing and Transfer it up to the Canvas

What colors are you going to be using in this portrait? What IS your color scheme and what colors are you going to be using? This is important to know as you begin – PLANNING is essential here!

Marilyn Monroe – Andy Warhol: http://www.georgetownframeshoppe.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/m/a/marilyn36.jpg

What are your thoughts about this as the work is developing as a work of art? This is the VERY BEGINNING of the process – how do you feel about the work? 3 ideas please. 


SKETCHBOOK TUESDAY – FOR NEXT TUESDAY: Using a camera ON YOUR OWN TIME THIS WEEK RECREATE a famous painting, sculpture, drawing… Print out the photograph that you have created and also include the famous work of art that you were inspired by. Here are a few examples: Student Examples: https://goo.gl/Tvwv4X

PAINTING: Making Plans? Got your Photo?

What do you need to do in order to be READY to transfer your image up to the canvas on MONDAY? Study Halls? After School? Before School? PROCESS! THIS IS HUGE.

Milwaukee Artist – Katie Musolf – Self Portrait: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_nrDR7SFveHc/S3MOoZ7No7I/AAAAAAAAAMs/1XYjyXGkVyY/s1600/Selffrontal2008sm.jpg

Today – Successful in the process? Finished? What did you accomplish today and how did you help your classmate out? Katie Musolf 


DRAWING: Fauvists and YOU!

What is successful in your artwork? What is the color scheme you are using? Share this with your neighbor. We are going to make photographs of the work we have RIGHT NOW

Maurice de Vlamink “Andre Derain” http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/images/hb/hb_1999.363.83.jpg

After having had a chance to look at the progress of your work so far, how do you feel you are progressing? What do you feel you need to do in order to have a solid product by the end of next week?

Andre Derain by Maurice de Vlkamink 



AP STUDIO ART: Concentration 3rd of 3

Letters to our AUTHORS – Put your letter in THIS DOCUMENT. I will finish the spacing and page separations. Please do this today so we can gather the info and mail it out by Friday. Thanks.

What is happening in your classmates work that you are truly glad to see happening? Write that out and then take a moment to give them encouragement and support.


What’s on your plate for the weekend? What have you got to work on? Website? Artwork? Job? Relationships? Make sure some of it is ART.



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