Tuesday and we #build, #grid, #draw, #observe, and #interview.

“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


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

Drawing: Folding pages and Book Covers!

4.2Ac: Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.

How have you been challenged with the sketchbooks in class up to this point?

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David Hockney Sketchbook: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/3d/41/97/3d41975e7d7857c59bdba50c52279add.jpg

What do you see as having your own built book as being something different that simply buying one you can fill?


Studio Art 360: Color Wheel and Acrylic Paints

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 biggest challenges that you see facing you today in the process of enlarging the photographs? Are you about ready to begin the painting process?

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Chuck Close Working: http://www.artyfactory.com/art_appreciation/portraits/chuck_close/chuck-close-working.jpg

What challenges did you face today in the gridding out of the portrait? Are you ready to begin the painting part of the process?


Advanced Drawing: Figure and Jim Dine “All About Looking

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

What do you think the skills that you currently have will help you in the process of the figure drawing?

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Jim Dine Figure DrawingL http://www.themorgan.org/sites/default/files/images/blog/302743_021.jpg

How does your drawing look in your own eyes? What did the process of ……………………. the image in the beginning do for you? Huh?


AP Studio Art: Portraits and Interviews. HUGE ASSIGNMENT!

2.2Ad: Demonstrate understanding of the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.

What are you thinking about in the work you are going to begin? Materials? Poses? Ideas about the work? Mug Shot? Action Shot? Portrait? Figurative Work? I am leaving this up to you! I WANT you to work on the idea of a portrait though.

Mike Dretzka - Self-Portrait in Charcoal: http://www.dretzkastudio.com/images/025.jpg
Mike Dretzka – Self-Portrait in Charcoal: http://www.dretzkastudio.com/images/025.jpg

What have been your first marks – ideas you are making in the idea of the portrait?

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