#FinallyFriday – #Pshewww – #Ok?Ok. #What’sNext?

“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 - 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: Let’s Go and DRAW!

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

Let’s get rolling and get outside to draw from 2 – 5 feet away. One page and one drawing. That’s the goal.!

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David Hockney – Sketchbook Drawings: https://kelise72.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/david_hockney_yorkshire_sketchbooks.png?w=370&h=385

Once again… What is your feeling about the process of drawing outside with a book that you made and a particular goal of filling it with observational drawings?


Studio Art 360: Painting of a Portrait!

7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.

What are two reasons the simplification of the portrait makes the process less intimidating and more approachable? What is one thing in your life outside of art that you could see this relating to?

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Chuck Close in the Studio – Working on HIS self Portrait! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/68/09/97/68099702a2ae982c392b3718f6f9b437.jpg

What part of the process of tracing and transferring the image up to the canvas did you struggle with? Name 2 things that were challenging for you in this process. Sit and share with the table and then the class.


Advanced Drawing: No Molly – but Photos of her!

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

RESOLUTION of the figure drawing is today. What are three strengths that are happening in your drawing? How are you going to build on those strengths and develop the final drawing?

Richard Diebenkorn image - looks a lot like the ideas of Jim Dine: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/28/b7/fb/28b7fba31399fcc332d9ce66135de2ff.jpg
Richard Diebenkorn image – looks a lot like the ideas of Jim Dine: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/28/b7/fb/28b7fba31399fcc332d9ce66135de2ff.jpg

Step back – how did it turn out? Give a thought here – think about your work and step back with pride in the process.


AP Studio Art: Portraits and the PORTFOLIO

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.

Have you attempted to work OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE? Please explain how you have done this?

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Portraits by… Frank Korb. Kallen Poolside. https://frankkorb.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/kallen-poolside.jpg?w=700&h=&crop=1

How do you feel this portrait is talking about the person MORE SO than just a recreation of an image you made with a camera?

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