#MidWeek #Wednesday – #Draw and draw some more – #Observation

What is Art? Agnes Martin “Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” Art In America (p.124, 1996)

Drawing: Welcome to O.P.P. (Observation, Pencils, and Perspective).


COMPUTER Information Sheets / Standards / Expectations  G: Express: Learning to create works that convey an idea, a feeling, or a personal meaning. A: Look a the thumbnails from last week and discuss with a neighbor what is working in the composition and what is not.

Books and Your Drawing – Go For HEight Today: https://historyplaces.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/wp_000121.jpg

SIDEBAR What have you learned today about how to push / pull space with value? Perspective? What have you accomplished with pencil? What is SUCCESSFUL in your drawing? 

Studio Art 360: Lines and Sol LeWitt

G: 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan. A: What kind of balance do you find you prefer? Symmetry? Approximate Symmetry? Radial? Asymmetry?

Sol Lewitt: http://www.currier.org/media/lewitt_edit.jpg

What type of balance have you chosen to use? What are three reasons you chose this direction to go with?  

Assignment Handout LINK: https://goo.gl/nZo3qY

Advanced Drawing

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form. A: What has been the hardest part of using values for you? Share this with your neighbor and write your struggles in your goals page.

Audrey Flack: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57473dc2f85082557b257eaa/574742b30442622cd9e10216/5751ccef40261d5508285702/1464978673537/rich_art.jpg?format=750w

What is the progress of the thumbnails thus far? What are you doing successfully? Where are you struggling? Have you come up with a composition that you can HOT GLUE DOWN on the WHITE ILLUSTRATION BOARD so the ideas are the same tomorrow?

ASSIGNMENT FOR WEDNESDAY – Fast Food Bags and Packaging for first still life drawing.

AP Studio Art: Hands and Still Life – Photography – Let’s CRIT first!


1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.

As you get your photographs back – what NEW materials are  you thinking about using? Are you going to try and use the techniques that you are already comfortable with? What are you doing to EXPAND and EXPLORE?

What’s in your HAND? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/bf/06/f9/bf06f920138ddfb55fc29238895751bf.jpg

How have you used your skills to develop this one (or more – hopefully more) drawing to really demonstrate the AP LEVEL 6 skills you have?

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