#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
Drawing: Demo of Charcoal and Pencil on Paper
2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
Using the printouts from your previous work – utilize the ideas of your research into the ideas of your portraits. Pencil – Charcoal? What choices have you made that relate to your research? What do you need to do to get started today? Tomorrow?
I have spoken with each of you today – hopefully – what did you take away from our conversation?
Studio Art 360: Still Life – GO GET TO WORK! Oh – Sketchbooks First.
1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
Today we work – That is really important – let’s assess last week’s sketchbook first and set it in on the front table.
Look at it from arms length and then speak to your neighbor about the work. What do you need to do tomorrow to resolve the work?
AP Studio Art: Tansey – Good Conversations Ladies and Gentleman
1.2Ad: 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.
How are you using images to create your work of art to communicate a message (not obvious and in one\’s face)?
What are you doing this weekend to begin this work? How are you going to get this done for Monday November 6? What constraints do you see in having a MONOCHROMATIC image? What benefits?