#FinalWeekOfTheQuarter – Better Get Your Work In!

This is it folks – the final week of the quarter. I hope that you took the opportunity to get the required work done as the last days are now. WAEA Convention was a great opportunity for me to be reenergized and enthused about the next part of the year – I hope that you are also excited about the upcoming days.


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Paul Klee – http://totallyhistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/senecio-1922-paul-klee.jpg

#28: An idea is only as good as its execution. It is important that you master your medium. Poorly made work will either ruin a good idea or make the lamentable execution itself the subject. Overly finessed technique can mask a lack of content or can smother an image. At the same time, roughness and imprecision has its place in rendering. One can only gauge the need to throw technique away if one has first achieved the mastery of it. Kit White 101 Things I Learned in Art School

Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

Enduring Understanding: Creativity and innovative thinking are essential life skills that can be developed.
Essential Question(s): What conditions, attitudes, and behaviors support creativity and innovative thinking? What factors prevent or encourage people to take creative risks? How does collaboration expand the creative process?


Drawing: How is your homework? Let’s take a look at the ideas you have created.

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

Talk to your tablemates about the artists you chose last week and how you plan on using the ideas in the drawing. Three things you would like to really explore from your inspiration artists.

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Max Beckman – Self-Portrait (Selbstbildnis): https://www.moma.org/s/ge/collection_images/resized/266/w500h420/CRI_117266.jpg

Do you feel you are ready to move forward with the ideas into the final drawing? Good paper coming up.


Studio Art 360: 3 More Days to wrap up your still life – do we need 3 days?

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

Look back at your drawing from the beginning of this project, what is one skill that you see you have TRULY developed?

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Values in the composition – Shoe Drawing: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/98/03/0f/98030f07c90c3c1e86cf52b5cb24f2b8.jpg

How do you plan on wrapping this up by midweek? 3 things you need to work out and resolve?


AP Studio Art: Mark Tansey – Let’s tone the paper

1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.

Have you thought more about your social topic? How is your ART going to make an impact? One caveat – figure must be included in the work.

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Mark Tansey Reference Image – Artists in the work: https://i.pinimg.com/564x/0a/93/4d/0a934debb9468b28bcd0505c3b83ada5–mark-tansey-reference-images.jpg
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Mark Tansey and messages: https://i.pinimg.com/736x/c1/09/0e/c1090e3aafbf61c6d92ea8ecc3cdfc75.jpg

What are you doing this weekend to begin this work? How are you going to get this done for Monday October 30? What constraints do you see in having a MONOCHROMATIC image? What benefits?

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