WORK TIME – Finally!

Learn To Draw “Drawing is more than a tool for rendering and capturing likenesses. It is a language, with its own syntax, grammar, and urgency. Learning to draw is about learning to see. In this way, it is a metaphor for all art activity. Whatever its form, drawing transforms perception and thought into image and teaches us how to think with our eyes.” 101 Things to Learn in Art School Kit White © 2011 Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kit White 

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Art Foundations: Etching Process – Work Time

Metals with Etching and Rivets!
  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • A: What designs have you come up with? Take 5 minutes to share your ideas with your neighbors and get some feedback about them. What are 3 things that are strong and successful? What are 3 things that you feel needs work in the design? How are you going to ETCH and how are you going to RIVET? What about JUMP RINGS? 
  • 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 have you accomplished today in the planning of the work and preparation of the work? Are you ready for the next step?

Painting: Watercolor TECHNIQUES and ABSTRACTION!

Richard Diebenkorn Ocean Park #40
  • G: 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • 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: How are you relating the ideas of making art to making art about what you are OBSERVING and is INTERESTING to you? Do you find this to be easy or difficult – WHY? ALSO – What do you feel about talking aloud when it comes to other’s works? How will you be challenged when we go outside and the time is YOURS to be painting without the confines of the studio walls? Be honest please.
  • G: As you are working, what are you seeing as an area that you might need to really focus on as you continue. What were 3 things that you took away from today’s conversation?
What are OTHER approaches to watercolor that you remember? CLICK on the Picture to see more.

Intro to Digital Art and Photography: Masterpiece in Illustrator

  • G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • A: Of all the tools that you experimented with, what ONE did you really like using, was something that you feel will be of the most use to you perhaps? Start to develop the ideas of your MASTERPIECE in illustrator. What shapes do you see as dominant? What skills will you really be challenged with?
  • G: Tomorrow we are working on this experiment and learning about the cutting and joining.

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