Feb. 17, 2011

I found this cartoon this morning and thought you’d all enjoy it! Get Fuzzy by Darby Conley:

http://comics.com/get_fuzzy/2011-02-17/

Art Foundations: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOuv6QyxI6Q

  1. Know about Chapter 8 – Lesson 3: Visual Movement.
  2. Know about Alexander Calder – father of Kinetic Sculpture – Video / Questions.

AP Studio Art: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZSI4tb07Wk&feature=youtube_gdata

  1. Work on Concentration #8 (P). Evaluate the progress of #8
  2. Resolve #8 – what do you need to do today and this evening?
  3. Self-Evaluation on back of Goal Sheet – biggest accomplishment – explain!

Drawing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciQz-reXr3I

  1. Work on LOCAL VALUE recognition into your drawing.
  2. Using FORMALISM (p.31 in textbook) crit. a classmates work based on value.

Feb. 16, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxF_QzEP91o&feature=youtube_gdata

Click on the above link to see my introduction to today’s classes. Have a great day!

Art Foundations:

  1. Know about Chapter 8 – Lesson 2: Rhythm and Pattern.
  2. Create examples of the types of Rhythm and Pattern with a partner.

AP Studio Art:

  1. Work on Concentration #8.
  2. Know about next week and breadth work.

Drawing: http://chrisovdiyenko.blogspot.com/ – click here to see images from Chris Ovdiyenko

  1. Discuss images from contemporary and historical Art.
  2. Work on LOCAL VALUE recognition into your drawing.

Feb. 15, 2011

Art Foundations

  1. Know about Chapter 8 – Lesson 1: Rhythm, Pattern, and Movement.
  2. Draw out the various types of Rhythm, Pattern, and Movement.

AP Studio Art

  1. Work on Concentration #8.

Drawing

  1. Know about grids / ratios and works of art.
  2. Work on LOCAL VALUE recognition into your drawing.

Feb. 14, 2011 – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Art Foundations 2D:

  1. Analyze self and other’s progress on portrait.
  2. Work on finishing self-portrait in line. (1, 7)

AP Studio Art:

  1. Crit. concentration #7.
  2. Understand transition and work on Concentration #8.

Drawing:

  1. Know and understand centering images.
  2. Work on the value scale drawings.

Feb. 11, 2011 – FRIDAY, here already?!

Art Foundations:

  1. Work on your LINE portrait using a variety of kinds and qualities of line. 
  2. Know about the various kinds and qualities of line.
  3. Critique with a neighbor the current status of your works.

AP Studio Art:

  1. Critique of Concentration #7.
  2. Self-Reflection from critique.

Drawing:

  1. Know about the use of math and positioning compositions in a picture plane.
  2. Work on simplifying the squares from your photograph to the drawing using LOCAL VALUE.
  3. Reflect on the status of your drawing.

Feb. 10, 2011

Art Foundations:

  1. Know about and finish Chaper 4 – Lesson 2, terms and ideas.
  2. Work on Line portrait, slowly and thoughtfully.

AP Studio Art:

  1. Work on Concentration #7.
  2. Work on Concentration #8.

Drawing:

  1. Work on simplifying the squares from your photograph to the drawing.
  2. Reflect on the status of your drawing.

Feb. 9, 2011 – Wednesday!

Art Foundations

  1. Work on your LINE portrait using a variety of kinds and qualities of line.
  2. Know aboutand use the various kinds and variations of line.

AP Studio Art – Wednesday’s Crit. moved to Friday – BE READY!

  1. Work on Concentration #7.
  2. Know about and work on the new Concentration #8 work.

Drawing

  1. Know about and work on using ratios in fine art drawings.
  2. Work on simplifying the squares from your photograph to the drawing.
  3. Reflect on the status of your drawing.

Feb. 8, 2011

Art Foundations

  1. Know about Chapter 4 – Line – Lesson 2.
  2. Work on and know about contour drawing  using direct observation and  kinds and varieties of line.

AP Studio Art

  1. Work on Concentration #7.
  2. Know about the new Concentration #8 work.
  3. Begin to PLAN the #8 piece.

Drawing

  1. Know about grids / ratios and works of art.
  2. Make Photographs and grid paper for the drawing process.

Feb. 7, 2011 – PACKERS ARE WORLD CHAMPIONS!

Art Foundations 2D:

  1. Know about vocabulary and ideas about Line – Lesson 1.
  2. Work on communicating an emotion through the use of line.

AP Studio Art

  1. Work on Concentration #7.
  2.  Know about and plan Concentration #8 work.

Drawing

  1. Critique value scales as a class.
  2.  Know about the value and necessity of Critiquing.
  3.  Know about and make photographs for next artwork.

Feb. 4, 2011 – Back to School

Art Foundations:

  1. Know about vocabulary and ideas about Line – Lesson 1(D).
  2. Work on drawing the various types of line (P).
  3. Work on drawing the various kinds of lines (P).

AP Studio Art: Link to AP Sketchbook – Not a GOAL, but a resource.

  1. Work on Concentration #7 (P).

Drawing:

  1. Know about the use of a grid to transfer images form a photograph to a final work of art (D).
  2. Work on drawing out a grid on drawing paper and on the photograph (P).
  3. Work on and Know about the various levels of grey that can be found in each square of the photograph (D&P)