#Wednesday (and #Thursday) is a #GoodDay to #MakeArt

52 Every color has an opposite, called a complement. Complementary colors sit opposite one another in the color wheel. Additionally, all colors are affected by the presence of other colors. Even the smallest presence of a complement will enhance the intensity of a color when it is present in the same visual field. The presence of red, for instance, will cause the retina to “seek” green in the other colors present, hereby enhancing all parts of the green spectrum. If you wish to intensify a color in a composition, place some of its complement nearby. This applies to all media. The effective use of color is one of the greatest tools at an artist’s disposal. Kit White 101 Things to Learn in Art School


Art Foundations: Metals: Etching, Riveting, Jump Rings and DESIGN

  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • A: When it comes to designs – and the ideas of ONLY positive and Negative space (black and white) what initial thoughts do you have POP into your head. Here are some examples of works in the past for you to begin to plan / be inspired by? Today we will look through the internet for designs and ideas as well as use our sketchbooks to plan out the ideas for our work. You will come in next time with your final ideas planned out and READY TO ROLL. Demonstrations will happen next time on transferring them to the metal.
  • G: What are your plans for the metal? We will be etching and riveting to create a work of wearable art. What are your plans? What do you hope to accomplish that you might not have thought of before today? Also… most importantly, what are you going to do to make it AUTHENTICALLY YOURS?
What are your thoughts about patterns and repetition – line and shape? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/971c2-img_1290a.jpg

Digital Art: CRITIQUE DAY! 

  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • A: Thinking about the work that you have completed over the past two weeks or so, what are the struggles you had with the process? What were the successes that you had with the work? What are you most pleased / surprised / struggled) with? Take a few minutes – 5 – to talk with and make up a list with a friend / buddy / stranger to talk about the work and come up with 3 strong talking points – Process / Tools, Successes, Struggles. Then please come up with a question that you would like to ask another artist about their work.
  • G: We critiqued today – that is plenty of time and thought to talk about the work. Write out ONE THING that you took away from the critique.
Time to CRITIQUE: https://www.kcad.edu/uploads/cache/sized/uploads/images/slideshow/17F_330_MArch_Critique_Space-2-820×450.jpg

Intro To Painting: Continue with Acrylic Techniques

  • Critique coming up soon. Don’t forget to bring FOOD STUFF!
  • A: Acrylic Painting Techniques. DAY 8. What struggles / success have you have with the materials in the of Acrylics? Please be specific in the writing of your thoughts. (HANDBOOK PLEASE).
  • We are working the paintings for TECHNIQUES. LEARN THE TECHNIQUES here artists.
  • G: Well.. What have you accomplished in the full range and processes of painting? Be prepared to identify the techniques and processes you went through in each. ALSO – Be prepared to begin the ideas of the next painting in studio using acrylics and all the skills you have learned. It is time for our ACRYLIC PORTRAITS. We are RESEARCHING some artists – I’ll have a list for you the DAY AFTER we critique.
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