#WelcomeBack – #2MoreWeeks to #MakeArt

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

Drawing: Mark Making – PASTELS (No… the FINAL work isn’t going to be pastel)

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

What are some of the photographs that you made over the past VACATION that you are able to use in the upcoming Artwork? Share your images with your classmates.

ON INEXPENSIVE DRAWING PAPER… Start with 2 or three colors to FILL the SKY and the GROUND (horizontal shapes) and then begin with identifying the BASIC lines in front of you. Start with 7 lines to define the ENTIRE photograph. What is a line?

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Wolf Kahn and some KIDS works – can you work to this level? http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-2NmizF4IoEo/T5VsHvaT-rI/AAAAAAAABQU/m2VWPdJYJFg/s1600/IMG_5996.JPG

What struggles did you face in the simplification of the images?

Studio Art 360: Portraits – FINISH this up this week!

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

What are two things about PAINTING in ACRYLIC that you have discovered and will STAY WITH YOU in the future?

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Chuck Close: James: http://www.artyfactory.com/art_appreciation/portraits/chuck_close/james.jpg

What is it that you especially enjoy about the image you are creating in your painting? How do the ideas and colors RELATE to you?

AP Studio Art: a few days to finish this set of 3… (or 4 for two of you)

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

What have your previous works of art been this year and how have you been planning the NEW and Important ideas for your work? How has the common vision helped you plan the work and GROW as an artist?

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Jacob Lawrence and the important work he has created. Migration Series. https://www.moma.org/media/W1siZiIsIjMxNzIxMyJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcmVzaXplIDEzNjZ4MTM2Nlx1MDAzZSJdXQ.jpg?sha=ff9d62ea1568ceb8

What ideas have you come up with? What materials are you using that help you to challenge yourself? How does it fit into your current body of work?  How does it REACH OUT into NEW IDEAS?

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