#Week4 #Critiques and #Planning are in the works, and a bit of #Chiaroscuro too.

Week 4: Composition is the foundation of image making. It is the spatial relationship between all of the parts in an image. Whether a drawing, a painting, a sculpture, a photograph, a video, or an installation, how a thing is composed determines its look, its feel, and its meaning. Compositional variation, like musical tunes, is limitless.  101 Things to Learn in Art School Kit White © 2011 Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kit White

Plein Air with Mr. Korb: www.FrankKorb.com

Art Foundations: Copper Bas Relief – Critique / Rubric –

2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.

What technique have you learned when it comes to draw something in 3 dimensions? What are different techniques you know?Let’s look at Page 6 in our handbook – SUCCESS in ART. Pencil and paper. Let’s REVIEW the HABITS of an Artist Page 18 in the Folder.

  • Handouts on Value and Chiaroscuro.
  • Spheres and Lighting – Use the paper / worksheet examples in class and TAKE YOUR TIME.
Dennis Mogelgaard: http://www.artnet.com/WebServices/images/ll01006lld8noGFgFaECfDrCWvaHBOcKy8C/dennis-mogelgaard-white-bowl-with-apple-and-books.jpg

What is ONE thing you are CERTAIN you did successfully with your drawing today? What is ONE THING you are CERTAIN you need to focus on in order to create a more realistic / successfully accurate observation drawith tomorrow? Dennis Mogelgaard (Dennis Møgelgaard is a visual artist who was born in 1959.):

Introduction to Painting: COLLAGE! What are you doing to lead it to the PAINTING? NEW SEATING TODAY!

7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.

What is the story you are telling with your work? What is the audience going to learn about you through this art? Let’s look at Additional Artists (Assignment HERE) and their imagery in  the beginning of the hour.

Don Kingman: http://www.dongkingman.com/images/hm-painting.jpg

3 things to incorporate into the final painting and techniques…

  • Collage
  • Paint
  • Research.

Who is your artist that you are researching? What is it about their work that drew you in?

What challenges do you see the process of going FROM collage TO the painting? Give yourself 3 ideas that you may have to overcome.

Have your collages READY for the drawing stages for NEXT TIME! MAybe even TODAY!

Cut and Paste: the Art of Collage: UWM Gallery 

  • Collage Examples – Let’s look at these for some BASIC ideas and inspiration.

Introduction to Digital Art: Logos and YOUR designs


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

Black and White Logo Designs http://www.spulsa.info/wp-content/uploads/black-and-white-logos-post-bz-marketing-advertising-design-marketing-chester.png

What is individual about your logo that others will be able to look at and EASILY identify that as a logo for someone extraordinary – you?

  • Demo of LETTERING
  • Outlines
  • Cutting
  • Joining
  • Positive / Negative
  • Exclude tools.

How do you feel about the final design of your image? What is successful? What would you do differently? Will it fit on the side of a pen? Will it fit on the side of a blimp? Is it SCALABLE?


Font Homework (and in Google Classroom) HERE.

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