#69: Color is not Neutral: It has an emotional component. Certain colors have specific associations and induce certain responses. Learn what they are. When you use color, try to determine and understand the accompanying emotional response and how to use it effectively. Color has a visceral impact. Kit White 101 Things I Learned in Art School
Art Foundations: Clay and the Collage – Let’s tie things together
- G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
- 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
- A:What are you NERVOUS about as we venture into the work of clay?
- G: Here are the ideas for Final Product in the next assignment – you will have to use the same technique but with multiple solutions to the challenges – BRIGHT COLORS and GLAZES – Multiple Ideas – Clay Cup / Mug (Pinch Pot, Coils?) Post Modern – Neo-Pop Keith Haring and other 3D Works – Bright Colors etc… Of the different ideas of faces and mugs we looked at last week – what do you think you might want to do before we begin to research? Animal, Person? One Eye, One Nose, One Mouth. Sketch it out on paper first. Slab Bas or High Relief sculpture based on your collage. A lot of options are available for you.
- G: How have you researched and developed the ideas into your OWN idea versus someone else’s?
- Bas Relief and Sculptures in the Round
- Mugs, Sculpture and Figures
- More Mugs and MORE MUGS
Introduction to Painting: Acrylic and the Still Life
- G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
- A: Acrylic Painting Techniques. Staining, Sgraffito / Wipe-Out / Tonking, Scumbling, Acrylic Modeling Paste! Now we begin with acrylic paintings – DAY 5. We’re going to look at two more SETS of techniques today (and you will have to gather some ADDITIVE products to the group of materials that you will need.
- G: Well.. What have you accomplished in the processes of painting? We will work a few more FULL SESSIONS to create 4(+) total paintings. Be prepared to identify the techniques and processes you went through in each.
Introduction to Digital Art: Portraits and the Camera – Time to talk about PHOTOSHOP. Let’s Paint, Draw, Gradient, Layer, and so much more!
- G: 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
- This is the SECOND to LAST DAY! HOMEWORK… When you come in in 2 class periods you need to have 5 thumbnails AND the work of “Literature” with you. If you DO NOT HAVE SOMETHING WITH YOU, I will supply you with a work from your English Class (which is fine if you’d like by the way, you are reading it in class).
- G: Continue to finalize and resolve your with the self – portrait from last time in Adobe Photoshop. This is the SECOND to LAST DAY! HOMEWORK… When you come in in 2 class periods you need to have 5 thumbnails AND the work of “Literature” with you. If you DO NOT HAVE SOMETHING WITH YOU, I will supply you with a work from your English Class (which is fine if you’d like by the way, you are reading it in class). BRING pencils and your sketchbook along with the ideas that you have come up with. What are some of the aspects of the story that you really enjoyed? How are you planning the ideas for the illustration? This will not be a just “wing it” process.
- NEXT TIME! WORK OF ART – TV Show – Season 1 – Episode 3 – Judge a Book by it’s Cover – NEXT TIME – We will watch one part (30 minutes) of the episode and then we will work on the portraits for 60 minutes.
“LITERATURE.” How are you making strong artistic choices (look at the Artist Habits of Mind to make a reflection on here).
Remember the NEXT work of art will be an illustration of another work of art – LITERATURE!
Here is the set of instructions for the PORTRAITS