#WelcomeBack, now let’s #MakeArt (and #Critique)

“If I persist, if I continue to try, if I continue to charge forward, I will succeed.” — Og Mandino

Failure is an OPTION! Do(n’t Qu)It https://media.licdn.com/mpr/mpr/p/5/005/096/06f/1239979.jpg

“And even if you don’t succeed… there is NOTHING wrong with failure (just get back and try again – and again – and again…).” – Frank Korb 

Studio Art 360: Critique PORTRAITS and COLOR THEORY

3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.

What are the strengths of your work that you are most proud of in your painting? What challenges did you struggle with the most? YELLOW STICKY NOTE!

Alex Katz in front of his own work. Let’s see you in front of yours! https://static1.squarespace.com/static/526498c9e4b0f1fda0be61d3/t/52d4d096e4b0002632d29461/1389678743130/AK-double.jpg

 Critique and prep for tomorrow’s glazing of work. G: How did the critique help you look at the skills and challenges in making art? Alex Katz: Portrait: 

Painting: Portraits and OILS

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.

You’ve been away for some time… take a moment and look carefully at your artwork. What stands out as STRONG? What stands out as “I need to work on this?” Write out a BRIEF statement about the work in front of you.

Oil Painting – How do you feel about coming back to it? http://img.ehowcdn.com/615×200/ehow/images/a04/6v/40/use-oil-paints-800×800.jpg

What “discoveries” or “new insights” have you found about your work? 

Drawing: Critique your Portraits

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.

As you look over the final portrait – what are the skills you found that you have that you might not have seen at the beginning of this process? ALSO – Tomorrow – you begin on your final drawing for the semester – your OWN creation – ALL YOUR OWN IDEAS.

Critique! http://www.thefeministwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JOEMARINARO.jpg

Day of critiquing is reflection enough.

AP: Let’s Talk Concentration

3.1Ad: Reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art or design considering relevant traditional and contemporary criteria as well as personal artistic vision.

How are you evolving in the development of your work – your concentration of works? What are three things that you see as true growth?

Critique https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5289/5213149069_c6bda1985e.jpg

What are you looking to do with the “last” / next set of three? 


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