#Abstraction, #Photography, #Collage Let’s Work on the work we are here to work on!

#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.

WAEA Flag Contest Form – Get your Designs to Mr. Korb by December 31!


Art Foundations: RESOLVE your Collage: Social Commentary and then let’s begin the Ceramics ideas.

Ceramic mugs with texture and handles… this is one of our options! http://firewhenreadypottery.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/slab-built-mugs-1024×768.jpg
  • G: 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.  
  • A: What are you doing to SUCCESSFULLY create a REAL sense of SPACE in your COMPOSITION? This is the last day to cut and paste into the collage. WRAP it up TODAY! Next time we RUBRIC (and gel medium or mog podg) and move into the CERAMICS, SCULPTURE, and MANIPULATION approach to the artworks. WHAT DO YOU KNOW about the use of and the assemblage of CLAY? Talk to your neighbors and share out your ideas.
  • G: How have you been able to think about your artwork being something that CAN affect how someone who looks at your work and their ideas about bullying?

Introduction to Painting: Abstraction

Pamela Anderson at the Pfister in Milwaukee
  • 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: What did you do last block and what do you need to do today to get a solid block of work accomplished? This is using the skills that you have and the research that you have done to make strong progress in the abstraction. The artists you have researched are a part of the work as well. Some of the artists are going to be easier to incorporate into the work. Hey… what about the negative space? The background? What is the CONTENT – the MEANING / MESSAGE behind your work? Are you thinking about that? WHILE YOU WAIT TO SAW AND BUILD… MAKE SURE YOU ARE DRAWING and ADDING COLOR to your designs and plans! This is MANDATORY in the planning process. Abstraction Handout
  • G: day 2 of building is done… What are your results and what do you need to do to take this home over the weekend to get a good set of work done for the remaining days in the studio?

MoMA In the Studio Series on YouTube – Great to see how various abstractions are made. HERE


Intro to Digital Art and Photography: Photography and the Elements and Principles! TODAY we MAKE MORE PHOTOGRAPHS and build it into a Google Slide Show!

What can you do to make a STRONG photograph? https://www.mcnayart.org/images/uploads/2202/20160118_telling-tales-005.jpg
  • 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: Photography – Looking at the Photographs you have made so far, what are the Elements and Principles that you have identified so far? Why and how? This is going to be inserted into a slideshow and YOU will have an explanation behind each of the works.
  • G: What do you need to do in order to FINISH the slide show? How many more images do you need to make?

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