#Monday in the #ArtStudio = #Work!

This week we are going to be finishing work up. Drawing, Studio Art 360, AP Studio Art… even Yearbook is moving forward quickly. To work on the ideas of MASTERING SKILLS one needs to be thoughtful about the work they are doing – it is NOT about getting the grade or making the work to please the teacher – it is about making the work to learn from your art making. How are you doing?


#17 Drawing is About Mark Making “Every mark has a distinct character and quality.Every mark is a signature. Variations in pressure and weight is the visual equivalent of intonation. Marks, or lines, of consistent weight or thickness surrounding a figure or object will flatten the image. Tapering or breaking a line in a curve can connote a highlight or make the curve flow. Also, a tentative line will read as such. Give every mark or line authority and make sure it serves a purpose. Try to use only the marks you need.” 101 Things Learned in Art School, Kit White, 2011, MIT Press

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Elaine De Kooning – Mark Making – Abstract Expressionism: https://uploads1.wikiart.org/images/elaine-de-kooning/abstract-1970.jpg

Drawing: Critiques Last Week – We will END the week with the FINAL CRITIQUE.

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

Open up to page 13 in the handbook and answer this before we even get started: What have been your biggest struggles with the ideas of making this work of art? Has this changed your outlook on making art? Explain your thoughts.

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Blending and Layering with pastels: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/enLnhDHPVZg/maxresdefault.jpg

New thoughts on TODAY’s progress. Give 2 and SHARE THEM with your classmates


Studio Art 360: Finish the Bas Relief – Begin a Drawing

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.

Final day on the metal bas-relief work you have created. What are you HAPPIEST about regarding the design and the EXECUTION of the materials? Reflect on a RUBRIC today

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Copper Plate and final mounting of works. Color will be added to the wood. http://juliasanderl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/copper_05.jpg

What is the least successful aspect of your bas relief copper plate?


AP Studio Art: Extension and Grit – Moving Forward

Ad: 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.

This is it! What can you do to wrap up this assignment today? Freakonomics: http://freakonomics.com/podcast/grit/ 

Listen and watch HERE – Angela Duckworth on TED Talks. 6 minutes of idea.

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Angela Duckworth GRIT

Is there anything you need to do this evening to FINALIZE your work of Art?

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