Yeah Friday! I don’t even care that it is Friday the 13th. Rest up – Wash your hands – don’t touch your face.

“When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.” — Zig Ziglar


Art Foundations: Rubric and Glaze.

  • G: A.A.Cr.12.h: Make: Develop unique, well crafted works of art utilizing deliberate choice of media, tools, and techniques.
  • A: What was the biggest challenge you found as you began to draw your objects on the first day and how do you feel about the drawing as we are wrapping it up today? Explain your answers in complete sentences ?
  • G: What are 2 difficulties that you had in the beginning of the process and how do you feel you have become a stronger drawer in the process of this still life? Remember – DRAWING IS A CHALLENGE – let it be!

Intro to painting: Critique! Did you bring food?

  • A.A.R.20.h: Evaluate: Determine or develop relevant criteria and evaluate the effectiveness of design, media, and artworks to influence ideas, feelings, and reactions of specific audiences.
  • A: Thinking about the work that you have completed over the past number of 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.
  • Next time we will be working PORTRAIT IDEAS and then also make some photographs – 1 hour of drawing and 30 minutes of Photography – Portraits.

ADVANCED PAINTING: REVIEW TECHNIQUES and PAINT

  • G: A.A.Cr.12.h: Make: Develop unique, well crafted works of art utilizing deliberate choice of media, tools, and techniques.
  • A: What 3 things are you most pleased with regarding your work SO FAR? What have you been struggling with? We are doing a MID-CRITIQUE fitst thing next time. Then 3 days until our final crit. If you find yourself moving QUICKLY and can accomplish another smaller piece to be a partner to this piece – DO IT!
  • G: Well.. What are you doing successfully in this painting?

Introduction to drawing and printmaking: Let’s Look at William Kentridge.

Click the image to watch the video.
  • G: D.D.Cr.12.h: Make Develop unique, well crafted works of art utilizing deliberate choice of media, tools, and techniques.
  • A: Step back and see the progress that you have made… What was your challenge? What was your success? REREAD the critiques that have been written.. Do they hold water today? We are moving forward with the portrait. Not a lot of specifics in teaching, but where do you struggle and where are you succeeding? EVERY INCH of page has charcoal on it – if it doesn’t it needs to – even IF you erase it out. Highlights? Ok… maybe that stays white. 
  • G: What successes do you find in today’s work? What are you going to be doing next time to make sure you are ready to roll?

German Expressionism at the Museum of Modern Art: HERE


Advanced Digital Art and Photography: Work Time – CRITIQUE NEXT WEEK

https://www.hallasko.com/pages/the-film
  • G: D.D.Cr.12.h: Make Develop unique, well crafted works of art utilizing deliberate choice of media, tools, and techniques.
  • A: This is the last day of the studio to work… What are you going to be doing to resolve your images so that they are ready to be handed in and presented. We will turn them in through the Google Classroom FOLDER – DO NOT HAND THEM IN! I’ve nothing more than to ask you what are your GOALS today and how do you plan on accomplishing them. Write it down and get to work.
  • G: What progress have you made in the beginning of this artwork? What are you looking to do in the next block of studio time?

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