#Day2 – #Art: #Questions?

“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Art Foundations: Line, Zentangles, and Wearable Art

  • G: 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • A: What is a balance? What is a pattern? What patterns and balance are you drawn to? What did you enjoy about the work you did with Sol LeWitt?
  • G: What challenges did you have in the ideas of drawing out a pattern – repeat the simple image over and over and over?

Intro to Painting: Welcome to Watercolors and Painting!

  • G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • A: What challenges did you have with the watercolors when it came to OBSERVATION of the REAL WORLD around you.
  • G: What 2 things did you get done today that helped you move the ideas of SOCIAL COMMENTARY forward in your design ideas? Be VERY specific in the tasks you accomplished. Develop / collect images, consider the ideas about yourself and surroundings. This is going to be a SELF-PORTRAIT of sorts – no that it is going to look like you but rather… the objects and images, surroundings, ideas will be about you.What are 5 images you gathered today that say something about you?
Collage – Social Commentary!
http://www.southernspaces.org/sites/default/files/images/2015/rowell-002-cover2-lg.jpg
Charles Demuth – Notice the LACK of PERFECT DETAIL? That’s fine – don’t get worked up about it. http://www.tfaoi.com/am/3am/3am169.jpg

Advanced Painting: Oils? Yes! Abstraction? Yes!

  • G: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.
  • A: Looking back at the hallway drawings from the past two days why do they TEND to be boring? Give 2 reasons that high school hallway drawings can be boring. What are 2 things you are considering about doing to make it EXCITING and YOUR OWN?
  • G: How has TRANSFORMING and ABSTRACTING these drawings changed the boring into more interesting works. Give three SPECIFIC examples.

Intro to Digital Art: Welcome to YOU! Let’s look at the ideas of YOU!

Lines in Illustrator: https://img00.deviantart.net/a30c/i/2009/187/9/3/hair_line_art_brushes_for_ai_by_chewedkandi.jpg
Vector Shapes and Logos:
https://n6-img-fp.akamaized.net/free-vector/geometric-logo-collection_23-2147665836.jpg?size=338&ext=jpg
  • G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • A: What are variables that one can use with regards to LINE? List 3 among your classmates.Write them out on page 9 in handbook.
  • G: What struggles did you have with Illustrator so far today?

Advanced Digital Art: Review the Programs and the like – Then it is up to you to start.

Book Covers in Illustrator! Bond, James Bond:
https://mir-s3-cdn-cf.behance.net/project_modules/disp/f8da8d31850141.56635831c4bf8.jpg
  • G: 2.2Ad: Demonstrate understanding of the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.
  • A: What skills and tools do you remember from Adobe PHOTOSHOP? Talk with someone who you DO NOT KNOW about the tools in Photoshop – 3 minutes… Open Adobe Illustrator and COMPARE the tools that are in Ai to PS. TALK for 3 minutes about the similarities and differences.
  • G: What are you planning on doing in the DESIGN of the Covers and what programs are you planning on using? Why?
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