#SpringBreak is OVER and it is time to get back to #MakingArt

“Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good…” Ira Glass


Plein Air at the Fair – WI State Fair!

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WI State Fair – Plein Air at the Fair. Entry Forms are HERE: https://goo.gl/i0KjNx

DRAWING: Facial Features Studio

1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

What are three challenges you have when it comes to working in / with the ideas of a sketchbook? Let’s Start BUILDING ours – follow along guys. Who is video recording for me? Assignment is HERE.

David Hockney Pages from his Sketchbook: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/30/96/6d/30966dc44976c035f99c163466e25e60.jpg
David Hockney Pages from his Sketchbook: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/30/96/6d/30966dc44976c035f99c163466e25e60.jpg

What did you have a hard time with today? What was holding you back? DESCRIBE THE CHALLENGES on page 22.

Mr. Korb – Start it around 10:45 and let it play for a few minutes…


Art 360: The Grid and Chuck Close

1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

How is BREAKING the image down to basic shapes going to make the process of creating a memorable and successful work of art easier?

What challenges did you have today with the transferring of the portrait up to the canvas? Two struggles? Chuck Close Video on the Grid:


Advanced Drawing: Figure Drawing – do you have your permission Slips turned in?

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

What is it about the figure that you are still uncertain about? The Drawings are ALL ABOUT LOOKING and I expect you to be working and FOCUSED 100% of the time.

Figure Drawing starts TODAY: Thanks Molly: http://www.toa.edu.my/aboutus/gfx/facilities/life_b.jpg
Figure Drawing starts TODAY: Thanks Molly: http://www.toa.edu.my/aboutus/gfx/facilities/life_b.jpg

What aspect of the drawing do you find successful? Why?


AP Studio Art: Who are your classmates?

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.

If you were to want to get to know someone better, what are a few questions that you would ask? Not superficial questions, but the kind of question that really helps you get to know someone… Please log onto THIS DOCUMENT and enter your question.

Listen to the TTBOOK Podcast – LISTEN – We’ve got time – let’s listen to a few shows.

Molly Crabapple: WPR To The Best Of Our Knowledge: http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1793137/images/n-MOLLY-CRABAPPLE-628x314.jpg
Molly Crabapple: WPR To The Best Of Our Knowledge: http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1793137/images/n-MOLLY-CRABAPPLE-628×314.jpg

What are you thinking about after we have spent another day listening to a radio show about making art? Molly Crabapple:

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