Wednesday – Feb. 23, 2011

Art Foundations – Watercolor Examples

  1. Work with and know about the proper use of X-Acto knives.
  2. Work on painting techniques through watercolor experimentation.
  3. Work on pattern and representation through non-objective watercolor painting.

AP Studio Art

  1. Understand the use of personal feelings to create an artwork through the use of symbolism.
  2. Work on your FEAR piece.

Drawing

  1. Work on value drawings.
  2. Understand the value that you are working on specifically in your drawing.

Tuesday – Feb 22, 2011

Art Foundations

  1. Work on watercolor experiments.
  2. Know about the various techniques one can use with watercolor.

AP Studio Art

  1. Understand the use of personal feelings to create an artwork through the use of symbolism.
  2. Work on preliminary drawings for the Breadth – FEAR – work.

Drawing

  1. Work on value drawings.
  2. Understand the value that is in what you see around you.

Monday – Feb. 21, 2011

Art Foundations – PBIS Posters

  1. Work with mixed-media and collage.
  2. Work on watercolor experiments.
  3. Know about the various techniques one can use with watercolor.

AP Studio Art – This American Life?

  1. Crit. concentration #8.
  2. Symbolism and self-reflections, understand and work on FEARS.

Drawing

  1. Work on value drawings.
  2. Understand the value that is in what you see around you.

Feb. 18, 2011

Art Foundations:

  1. Know about terms and ideas from Chapter 8 – Lessons 1 – 3.
  2. Know about Alexander Calder – father of Kinetic Sculpture.

AP Studio Art:

  1. Crit. on #8.
  2. Compare all concentration works to see development

Drawing:

  1. Mid-Crit. on value scale drawing.
  2. Reflect on own work to find similarities and differences in photo. and drawing.

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.