#Critique, #MakeArt, #InTheStudio

“There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.” Milton Glaser


Art Foundations: Plein Air Drawings ON YOUR OWN!

Sonja Delauney https://www.tate.org.uk/sites/default/files/styles/width-480/public/electricprisms1913_0.jpg

May 20 Field Trip to UW-Whitewater – Who’s interested in pursuing ART as a future? Field Trip is for THIS body of kids! CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR NAME (and class) under Frank’s Classes…

  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • A: What are you thinking about as you look over your tracings from last time? What color schemes are you drawn to and what color schemes do you dislike? We are going to PAINT today!
  • G: What color scheme did you decide to use and WHY? What kinds of advancements did you make in the process today? What is the first thing you plan on doing next time we meet?

The Tate: Abstraction Link HERE


Intro to Painting: CRIT the Portraits!

May 20 Field Trip to UW-Whitewater – Who’s interested in pursuing ART as a future? Field Trip is for THIS body of kids! CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR NAME (and class) under Frank’s Classes…

  • 4.2Ac: Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.
  • A: Painting – Critique DAY
  • G: That’s it folks – the exam gave you enough time to really reflect and talk about the work you have completed here. Good job? I hope so!


Advanced Painting: CRIT the Figures!

May 20 Field Trip to UW-Whitewater – Who’s interested in pursuing ART as a future? Field Trip is for THIS body of kids! CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR NAME (and class) under Frank’s Classes…

  • 4.2Ac: Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.
  • A: Painting – Critique DAY
  • G: That’s it folks – the exam gave you enough time to really reflect and talk about the work you have completed here. Good job? I hope so!

Intro to Digital Art: How is the ILLUSTRATION coming along?

May 20 Field Trip to UW-Whitewater – Who’s interested in pursuing ART as a future? Field Trip is for THIS body of kids! CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR NAME (and class) under Frank’s Classes…

Give a Pigeon a MARKER and let her Illustrate a Book – Mo Willems makes his books!
  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • A: DAY 2: What Book / Story / Song have you brought in and thought about to use as your inspiration for this ILLUSTRATION in Photoshop? How did things go last time in the process of the DESIGN and BEGINNING of the illustration? MAKE SURE YOU ARE INVESTED in this work. OFTEN a book illustrator has ZERO investment in the book – one doesn’t have to like or dislike the story – but one does have to be able to be invested in the making of a successful image. Ok?
  • G: Looking over the process you have what have you accomplished today in the process of ILLUSTRATING the work of “LITERATURE.” How are you making strong artistic choices (look at the Artist Habits of Mind to make a reflection on here).

Advanced Digital Art: Studio Door Signage!

May 20 Field Trip to UW-Whitewater – Who’s interested in pursuing ART as a future? Field Trip is for THIS body of kids! CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR NAME (and class) under Frank’s Classes…

  • 2.3Ac: Redesign an object, system, place, or design in response to contemporary issues.
  • What are your thoughts for the signage above our studio door? Share the plans and thoughts with your studiomates?
  • What have you accomplished during the block to get a good run at it?

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