While Mr. Korb is away… GREAT THINGS WILL BE PRODUCED!

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

Art Foundations 2D: Oil Pastel Drawing of Positive Negative Space – BE AWARE OF THE TASK AT HAND!

Keep your images of perspective in mind as you move forward. Links to the Roof and Sidewalks are to the right and you need to work that out for FRIDAY! http://st.houzz.com/fimgs/be11dcc90ce16431_1000-w406-h406-b0-p0–contemporary-exterior.jpg

BIG NOTE: 2 Point Perspective Videos on Peaked ROOFS as well as SIDEWALKS are DUE ON FRIDAY! Get one done TONIGHT and one done TOMORROW night!

GOALS:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your positive negative drawings  relate to how you are using Oil Pastels and the techniques.

What technique of OIL PASTEL DRAWING did you enjoy the most? What technique do you feel works the worst? WHY? Give your reasons in the comment portion of your GOALS SHEETS.

DUE FRIDAY – BELOW

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Drawing: Oil Pastel Experiments – You too… be aware of the skills needed!

Kandinsky created this with one motif – the circle. This is a MELODIC composition. Is your practice composition MELODIC or SYMPHONIC? Why? http://web.guggenheim.org/exhibitions/kandinsky/images/several_circles.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs from Kandinsky to YOU and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges – Make sure you are using the IDEAS that KANDINSKY invented.

Is your practice composition MELODIC or SYMPHONIC? Why? Stop and write that in your COMMENTS Section of the GOALS PAGE and then… HAVE A CONVERSATION WITH YOUR CLASSMATES!

AP Studio Art: Concentrations!

What are you doing online? What is the CONCENTRATION coming along like? BE AWARE THAT YOU HAVE WORK ONLINE!!!

GOALS:

  1. Use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. (Update your WEBSITE – have CONVERSATION about the success of your works.)

What did your conversation at the beginning of the hour help you see / explain? What did you learn from others? WRITE THIS IN THE COMMENTS SECTION OF YOUR GOALS PAGE!

Fail Big… and make sure you learn from what didn’t work!

“Don’t be intimidates by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

Art Foundations: Negatively Positive! Drawing the Negative Space of the Branches

How do you see the NEGATIVE space in comparison to the Positive Space?
How do you see the NEGATIVE space in comparison to the Positive Space?

VIDEOS – Look back to FRIDAY’s post or the the RIGHT of this screen under VIDEOS!

Stanly Kubrics increcible use of 1 Point Perspective in his films… see how IMPORTANT perspective can be?

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges by analyzing the negative space of the branches. Think about COMPOSITION!

hat did you find as the most difficult aspect of the creation of the drawing? What was the hardest? What was the easiest? Are you able to see the negative space in the 1 – drawing, 2 – actual object?

Drawing: Kandinsky and Geometry / Measurements

What do colors mean to you? Here is what they mean to Kandinsky… http://img2.mappio.com/ewant/kandinsky-color-theory-4170-Large.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve challenges in Non-Objective Art and Color Theory

hat NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you were creating?

AP Studio Art: Concentration Works and Uploads – Payment Due TOMORROW? TODAY?

So… Tell me about the Pieter Bruegel? What are you impressed with in the work? https://art.unt.edu/ntieva/postit.jpg
  1. 2.2 PEER-evaluate the effectiveness of artworks and GET SOME REAL FEEDBACK!

What were the biggest impressions you had from the classmate’s works? What were the most difficult things you felt as you presented your work? Conversation between classmates about the 2 questions for your exam. How does this work relate to your concentration? Peer Consultation: What do you say to one another about your ideas?

Be Positive about the Negative (space that is…)

“We’ve gotten to the point where we think the camera can capture anything at all…Well, it can’t really. The camera can’t compete with painting at all. The paintings are much more vivid about the place than photographs are.” – David Hockney

Art Foundations: Lets be POSITIVE about the NEGATIVE

How challenging is it to see the negative? http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/236x/61/fe/ef/61feef888dd0ab4efcf490f250427224.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 1.4.1 analyze artwork into its basic elements of positive and negative space
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts from pre-Renaissance through the Renaissance to today.

DUE MONDAY – Two Point Perspective – The Cube

DUE TUESDAY – Two Point Perspective – Windows and Doors

What challenges did you feel as you worked through the ideas of Positive Negative Space?  TWO POINT PERSPECTIVE VIDEOs for the Weekend. Come with TWO SUCCESSFUL PAGES from the Online video for Tuesday!

Drawing: Listen – write, Look – write, Measure – write, Draw – write

Kandinsky – Circles – How do you feel you can create a composition? http://web.guggenheim.org/exhibitions/kandinsky/images/several_circles.jpg
Color! What do you think about it? http://img2.mappio.com/ewant/kandinsky-color-theory-4170-Large.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What NEW ideas might you have had about the use of SHAPE or the creation / inspiration for IMAGERY in art?

AP Studio Art: WORK – Shhhhhh… Mr. Korb will leave you alone.

Hmmm… different than anything you are doing – CONCENTRATION is a BIG DEAL – What you do is ALL ABOUT YOU! http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/image/ap/3D_C_3_Leichman_01_th.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.2) Evaluate the effectiveness of artwork.
  2. 1.4.3 evaluation [critique] (formative and summative reflections about your artwork) of your artwork through digital media. (Technology Operations and Concepts and Communication and Collaboration)

Share with your neighbor the plans and advancements for this and the next pieces… Scary huh?

Get Involved, develop Hope and Accomplishment. Make Things Better.

“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

Oh No… So Much To Do!

Art Foundations: Hand in your 2 Point Perspective Drawings / COLOR

What do you think is WRONG with this picture? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/color_wheel_pencils.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Define visual challenges using analysis (what are the colors that we, as painters / drawers use to make all the other colors?)

What are the three types of colors on the color wheel? What can you NOT mix? How do you mix Orange, etc…

Advanced Drawing: Hand in your Hallway Drawings / Gesture Drawing

Gesture Drawings! The BEGINNING of the Figure Study. Let’s Gesture!

Goals

  1. 1.4 Define, and solve GESTURE DRAWINGS using skills of (1.4.1) analysis (.2) synthesis. Identify the intentions and purposes behind Gesture Drawing / figure study.

What was the most challenging way to draw? Why was this most difficult way to go? How OFF were you from the original that you drew from your memory? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

AP Studio Art: Hand in 2 Works from last week (and 2 works from PREVIOUS series of Works)

Goals

  1. 1. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations (how to use and organize your files in Google Drive)
  2. 5.3 describe rationale of breadth works by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques (WHAT IS THE ELEMENT / PRINCIPLE that you are focused on?).

What is your plan for accomplishing this one work in the short time allowed? What was the struggle you had in the past 2 weeks creating 2 works? What struggled? What soared? What will you have to do to adjust your working schedule?

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – John F. Kennedy

50th Anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s Assassination.

Art Foundations: 2 Point Perspective, Claus Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen

Claus Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen at Frank Gehry’s work of architecture. http://www.google.com/about/locations/los-angeles/images/binoculars.jpg

Goals:

  1. (1.2) Create 2 point perspective art that demonstrates how your ideas relate to the media, techniques (VALUE) and processes you use. (P)
  2. (2.3) Create artworks that uses organization and function to solve specific visual challenges.

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB of 2 point perspective. Locate ONE example of each rule of thumb in your neighbor’s drawing. Please look over your neighbor’s drawing to see if there are ANYTHING that you feel are not using the 2 point perspective rules.

Advanced Drawing: Hallways – Last Day? Probably not, but not much longer – Wednesday of Next Week – CRIT!

Interior drawing of a great space. What is similar to yours? What is different? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/138ec-hallway_lg.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials and 1.2.2 techniques
  2. 5.5 evaluate responses to works of art for communicating 5.5.1 rationale 5.5.2 ideas (Huge End Of Class Reflection!)

What’s been your biggest success in the halls this week? What have you REALLY learned about SPACE, COLOR, PASTELS,  BLENDING, SCALE, WORKING? Give yourself some thought in the REFLECTION / JOURNALING section of the Goals page. The weekend for take home? Monday and Tuesday to work (and get your CRITIQUE up and BEGUN…) Oral Critique on WEDNESDAY!

AP Studio Art: Concentration #4, Breadth, Photography and Editing

What’s going on in your still life set up? Giorgio Morandi had it all figured out. http://ahuskofmeaning.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/giorgio-morandi-1.jpg

Goals:

  1. Create multiple solutions for visual problems. (Still Life… What are you doing to CHALLENG yourself? What ELEMENT or PRINCIPLE are you focusing on? Transparency like Fish? Superrealism like Flack? Colors and Space like Cezanne? “Simple” relationships like Morandi?
  2. NETS: use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively

What is your still life? What is your idea for your next concentration work? SHARE YOUR IDEAS with your neighbor and MAKE A NOTE in your notebook as to where you are and where you are going. Big opportunity for reflection.

It’s a beauty… and I am talking about your art, not the car.

“In not stating the goal to the students, they are like a family going on a trip with Dad in the driver’s seat and him not sharing what the destination is. Dad knows where he’s going, but the rest of the family has no clue.” – Lori Wildeman

How much does it cost and what is the gas mileage?

Art Foundations 2D

Guggy 14
Guggenheim Bilbao Spain by: Rosa Cobos – Guess what were going to do? Seriously, guess!

GOALS

  1. 1.2 create 2 point perspective cityscape that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 processes you use
  2. 6.3 use the principles and techniques of art as a city planner, or architect might.

What part of the two point perspective CITYSCAPE, NEIGHBORHOOD, or INTERIOR did you begin to struggle with? What came easy? What are you going to be incorporating into it that will make it your own?

Advanced Drawing

Pierre Bonnard – What was his COLOR SCHEME? How did he change the idea of the OBSERVATION and make it his own?

GOALS

  1. 1.1 apply media (Oil Pastels), techniques (6 of them), and processes with an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork.
Finger Blend, Paper Towel, Tortillion, Pastel over Pastel, Solvent (with Q-Tip and Brush)
Finger Blend, Paper Towel, Tortillion, Pastel over Pastel, Solvent (with Q-Tip and Brush)

What was the success in today’s drawing? What was the challenge?  Looking ahead, what are you hoping to accomplish in the remaining 2 days before we hit the halls?

AP Studio Art

Let’s go to the HELLHOLE and see what we can see!

GOALS

  1. 1.2 Create works of visual Art that demonstrate an understanding of how the communication of your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 media, 1.2.2 technique 1.2.3 and process you use. (What is the message, the materials and what you need to do to get you there?)
  2. 2.3 Create artworks that use organizational structures and functions to solve specific visual art problems. COMPOSITION! Planning!

Where are you with the ADVENTURES illustration? Where are you with your CONCENTRATION work? I am hoping you are making STRONG progress in the development of the CONCENTRATION. Where are you in Chapter 6 of Art and Fear? What is your plan for accomplishing this amount of work in the short time allowed? What was the struggle you had in the past 2 weeks? What struggled? What soared? What will you have to do to adjust your working schedule?

Knowing where you are going. Knowing where you have been.

“In not stating the goal to the students, they are like a family going on a trip with Dad in the driver’s seat and him not sharing what the destination is. Dad knows where he’s going, but the rest of the family has no clue.” – Lori Wildeman

Where are we going? What are we doing?

To Start Out…

Let’s go the computer lab…

Art Foundations

What’s going on in YOUR drawing?

Goals:

  1. 1.4 create, and solve 2 Point Perspective INTERIOR drawings using 1.4.1 analysis and a friend. (breaking up the subject matter to basic elements)

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective. What are the techniques of two point perspective that you are still struggling with? Have a conversation with your neighbor and see if you can get help or offer  help in figuring it all out.

Advanced Drawing

Pierre Bonnard… While it may NOT be oil pastel, but it is an interior.

Goals:

  1. 4.4 evaluate and interpret interior architecture drawings for relationships in 4.4.1 form (the WHAT) and 4.4.2 context (the WHY)
  2. 5.4 reflect on interpretations as a means for understanding and evaluating art

What was the success in today’s drawing? What was the challenge? What were the goals we have had over the past couple of weeks that you feel you have accomplished?

AP Studio Art

Aaaarghhhh… I am a pirate in a restaurant… what is going on in here?

Goals:

  1. 1.2 Create works of visual Art that demonstrate an understanding of how the communication of your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 media, 1.2.2 technique 1.2.3 and process you use.
  2. 2.3 Create artworks that use organizational structures and functions to solve specific visual art problems

What is your plan for accomplishing this amount of work in the short time allowed? What was the struggle you had in the past 2 weeks? What struggled? What soared? What will you have to do to adjust your working schedule?

Roses are Red, Violets are blue, I laugh and I snort, and my arms are too short!

“Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who never failed is he who never tried.” – Og Mandino

Oh, he must have a loved one to give flowers too. Sad that he can’t grab them from the ground. NEVER GIVE UP T-REX!

Art Foundations: Staircases

Check out these HEFTY stairs!

GOALS

  1. 1.2 create 2 point perspective staircase that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 processes you use

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB of two point perspective and the basics of the staircases.

Advanced Drawing: Hallway Drawing from Thumbnails to ROUGH

COLORS and OIL PASTELS… More than just an interior, so how are you going to make yours interesting too?

GOALS

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What was the success in today’s drawing? What was the challenge? Back out tomorrow for ROUGH drawings POLISH the Thumbnails.

AP Studio Art: Concentration #2

Arneson used the same ideas in the portraits and images… what are you doing?

GOALS

  1. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your second work? What about your third and fourth works?

What’s lined up in your sights today? Stay on Target.

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“Aim higher in case you fall short.”

― Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire

Print this out, paint or color it in, and tell me what your thoughts are about Jasper Johns TARGET works and get a FREE 100% in your sketchbooks – but it has to be well done and well thought out! FRIDAY of NEXT WEEK!

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Art Foundations: 2 Point Perspective Drawing in Class

Can you draw THIS house? I bet not yet…

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, and solve 2 Point Perspective HOUSE drawings using 1.4.1 analysis and a friend. (breaking up the subject matter to basic elements)

LIST of things to draw on the paper provided. Make sure your name and hour is on the paper and gets turned intot he instructor at the end of the hour.

  1. Horizon Line just below center.
  2. One cube that is resting on the ground and rises above the horizon.
  3. A door on one side of the building, open so one can see into it.
  4. A window on another side of the building, open so one can see into it.
  5. A peaked roof with an overhang in the front, back, and sides.
  6. A sidewalk that comes out from the door and falls off the page with cracks in the sidewalk to demonstrate the understanding of receding lines and shapes.
  7. A ramp in the sidewalk with a crosswalk that goes into the “street” or another sidewalk that comes out from that ramp.
  8. Telephone poles that recede into space properly.

GENERALIZATION – In your binders, what was the most challenging part of the drawing process today? What do you need to review on your own? We can check your thoughts here with the finished drawings from the day’s work.

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Advanced Drawing: Hallway Drawings – THUMBNAILS

What is COOL about Philip Johnson’s work… architecture? Can you make WUHS this cool?

GOALS:

  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork
  2. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes of 2 point perspective with 1.1.3 awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What did you do today that brought the work to a place where you can understand what is going to happen? How can you continue this forward movement Tuesday? Are you using your time wisely in the hall?

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AP Studio Art: Concentration Work Today!

Tony Oursler has created mixed media – video works… Check out his video below – 4 minutes… then work!

GOALS:

  1. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context

What is the CENTRAL IDEA FOR YOUR CONCENTRATION and how the work you are making today is taking you in that direction. After you have written that all down, pair up with someone and ask them to explain their concentration, how today’s work is getting them there, and then share your thoughts with them.

What is going well? Where are you struggling? Let’s talk!

Parent Teacher Conferences TONIGHT and TOMORROW MORNING!

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.”

—Og Mandino (Paul Mark Sutherland http://goalhabits.com/2013/10/12/goal-achievement-quote-oct-12-2013/)

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Art Foundations: 2 Point Perspective – The Cube – REVIEW AND DRAW!

2 point perspective in the big city. Where do you see the vanishing points?

GOALS:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges (Perspective and NON Linear Perspective)

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective. DRAW one while explaining the process with a neighbor – you do one – they do one! RETENTION of the MATERIALS!

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Advanced Drawing: Abstraction and Value!

Richard Diebenkorn’s Abstract Bay Area CityScape.
ABSTRACTION from reality and observation!
ABSTRACTION from reality and observation!

GOALS:

  1. 2.3 RESOLVE artworks that solve visual challenges
  2. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art (NON-Objective from direct observation)

How did you develop the idea of the composition? Is it challenging for you to see non-objective inside the real observable objects? Talk to your neighbor about the successes and failures you are having. Talk about the challenges you are being faced with.

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AP Studio Art: Concentration #1 – Talk to me about your ideas!

What are your sketchbooks looking like? Do they look like battlegrounds and area of inspiration and experimentation?

GOALS:

  1. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your first work (Due Monday). Explain your thoughts and process you are going through with your classmates! You have along haul ahead of you!