Agnes Martin talks about the meaning of what art is, “Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” In the first number of works ALL of our artists are completing we are working on the subtle feelings, the observation, the study of life… objects, lines, personal feelings and spaces. What are you doing to explore your own worlds? Go ahead – try our Sol LeWitt Exercise…
Drawing: How do we begin the ideas of a stack of books – with THUMBNAILS – 5 of them.
Express: Learning to create works that convey an idea, a feeling, or a personal meaning.
Look at the thumbnails from last week and discuss with a neighbor what is working in the composition and what is not.
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: Sol LeWitt gives us instructions and so does Mr. Korb… When you are done with the pencil… onto COLORS!
2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
What kind of balance do you find you prefer? Symmetry? Approximate Symmetry? Radial? Asymmetry?
What type of balance do you understand? We are going to be using this idea in the FIRST MAJOR ARTWORK of the year coming up NEXT WEEK. What are three reasons you chose this direction to go with?
MassMOCA Sol LeWitt: http://massmoca.org/sol-lewitt/
AP Studio Art: How is your CONCENTRATION going? Do you have a handle on the 25 objects?
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.
25 parts to this weeks project. DUE in 2 Mondays… Critique then. What are you most comfortable with? Pencil, Charcoal, Pastel, or Paint? Why?.
What NEW materials have you used today? How are the LARGER ideas of the project coming along? What do you need to be doing tomorrow to make STRONG headway?