#Critiques and #Artwork, time to get to #work (and #listen, and #talk)…

“Nothing in life that’s worth anything is easy.” – Barack Obama, #SOTU 2014

AP Studio Art – Art and Fear – Let’s TALK about your ART!

Are you confident like Picasso? What can you do to stand as firm as Pablo?

Goals:

  •  3.1Ad: Reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art or design considering relevant traditional and contemporary criteria as well as personal artistic vision.
  • As you look at the work you have created up to this point this year, what are three things you feel are strong about your body of work?

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?

Advanced Drawing: Let’s pin up our Abstraction and Pastels and talk – MONDAY!

Bryce Hudson – Artist – Let’s visit his website! Maybe contact him…

Goals:

  • 1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.
  • What do you need to do with your last 45 minutes to resolve your drawing today? N: Resolution of pastel drawings.

What is the STRONGEST element in your drawing? What is the ONE AREA that you would like to rework?

Drawing: FINAL WORK and DRAWING TIME! 

Morandi at MoMA. Check it out HERE.

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What are your biggest accomplishments as you worked last week? Where are the three successful aspects of the still life? What are the aspects that are not successful yet? Identify with your neighbor the absolute black, absolute white, and 3 different levels of grey.

What have you learned today about how to push / pull space with value? What have you accomplished with pencil? What is SUCCESSFUL? 

Studio Art 360: Let’s keep on the construction!

Tony Smith and the basic FORMS – Like you are working with.

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What is the difference between shape and form? There are a FEW OTHER terms we are going to cover in the book – terms that help up TALK about art.

How much of your forms did you get done today? Were you able to begin your SELF – EVALUATION / FORMATIVE.  

Did the #Artist’s #VanGogh towards the #museum this weekend or the #studio?

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

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Studio Art 360 – Color Schemes and POP Art

The Rothko Chaple at CSU… Link to the WSJ Article…. Link to the Rothko Chapel Site. http://houstonmuseumdistrict.org/media/files/museum/W-NW-N-by-Hickey-Robertson_700x700.jpg

Goals:

  • G:3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.
  • What do you need to do to get yourself ready for a WEDNESDAY due date?

What are the challenges you have been having with this process? What colors have you begun using and how easy / hard has this been for you? 

Painting – CANVAS CONSTRUCTION! Color Schemes and the RESOLUTION of the ABSTRACT Composition!

Brice Marden in his Studio – COLOR and LINE! AP… Any Thoughts? http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2006/10/29/arts/600_loos.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.2Ac: Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.
  • What can you say to someone who looks at your artwork (abstraction) and says something along the lines of “I Don’t Get It.” or “Anyone Can Do That!”

Today – Successful in the process? What is an interesting aspect of the layering or flattening of the acrylic paints? What did you accomplish today? 

AP Studio Art – Concentration Time!

Reflect on what you are doing… http://www.clevelandseniors.com/images/funny/art-thief/van-gogh-painting.jpg

GOALS:

  • 3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.
  • What are you planning on doing TODAY to set yourself up for a productive WEEKEND? What is your body of work centered on? Drawing? 2D Design? How do you see this in your first three artworks?

What did you accomplish today? What do you need to do tomorrow, over the weekend? How can you develop your OWN voice? What does the BREADTH work do to help you find that VOICE in your concentration? Self-Reflection…

#Thursday? What happened to the REST of the WEEK? #MakeArtToday!

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

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Studio Art 360 – Color Schemes and POP Art

Mark Rothko in the STUDIO. What a GREAT BIG CANVAS! http://cloud.lomography.com/576/435/8b/70e4bf5f5f752f84ecd8eae677822dd43e790c.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • How do you feel using MULTIPLE APPROACHES to the creative process helped you or challenged you in coming up with your compositions?

Do you feel going through a PROCESS is a STRONG way to begin an artwork (or anything else) or  simply a waste of time – you have a “just do it” sort of approach. Explain your answer. 

Painting – CANVAS CONSTRUCTION! Color Schemes and the RESOLUTION of the ABSTRACT Composition!

Here we are DRAWING with INK on a LARGE SHEET OF PAPER – Thanks Brice Marden! ABSTRACTION! http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81CIvE3XoYL._SL1500_.jpg

Goals:

  •  2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Consider the layering and transparency of the images / colors… what does this visually do for you, the painter? What does it do visually for the audience?

As you look back on the construction of the canvas, what are especially happy about as you built your own?

AP Studio Art – Concentration Time!

Calder and his CIRCUS! What a GREAT idea to CONCENTRATE on! Fun! http://whitney.org/image_columns/0002/4353/alexandercalderinstallview1_600_1200.jpg?1369062947

GOALS:

  • 1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.
  • Have you DISCOVERED ANYTHING new about your ideas for your concentration today, this week, as you have been working. I’ve had MANY great conversations with each almost each of you… what do you take away from them?

What are your questions about making your statement ONLINE? Do you have an idea how to access your ONLINE portion of the website?

One more week of the Quarter! YIKES!

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Join Mr. Korb’s Remind 101 Texting Service for the following classes for:

Art Foundations: 2 Point Drawings of Microbiological images…

Malcolm MacDougall and his Microscopic Inspired Sculpture – 3D… How are you doing similar? http://malcolmmacdougall.com/wp-content/gallery/sculpture/scupture3_0.jpg

Goals:

  1. How are you communicating 5.5.1 rationale, 5.5.2 ideas and, 5.5.3 opinions. How does the drawing relate to the idea of PERSPECTIVE and making art inspired from SCIENCE and OTHER IDEAS?

Based on the ideas of science and microscopic images, is your work successful in creating a NEW and INTERESTING COMPOSITION? What is SUCCESSFUL? Composition? Technique with OIL PASTELS? Process with PERSPECTIVE?

Drawing: Kandinsky – What did you take from yesterday?

How are you doing? What’s your negative space looking like? http://newabstraction.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/KandinskyWassily.jpg

Goals:

  1. 5.5 evaluate responses to works of art for communicating 5.5.1 rationale, 5.5.2 ideas and, 5.5.3 opinions. How does the drawing relate to the idea of COLOR / MEANING / EMOTION / Spirituality / YOU / Music?

What’s working? What’s not? What to do to wrap it up for next week?

AP Studio Art: Snacks for Monday – Crit on Monday

How are you using line, shape and form? How are you advancing the ideas of your concentration? http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Admin/BkFill/Default_image_group/2012/10/24/1351096937370/Barbara-Hepworth-Concentr-010.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply whatever media you are choosing  and use a variety of techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill and 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What have you got to do this weekend to present your work? ANSWER The TWO QUESTIONS AGAIN… ONLINE!

Reflecting on the challenges of the day… how are you doing?

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/03/01/bc-poet-shane-koyczan-win_n_2790292.html – Read the Article HERE!

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Join Mr. Korb’s Remind 101 Texting Service for the following classes for:

Art Foundations: 2 Point Drawings of Microbiological images…

Can you see the microscopic in the sculpture? http://malcolmmacdougall.com/wp-content/gallery/sculpture/scupture9_0.jpg

Goals:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of your drawing with aspects of the scientific images you began with.

6.1 compare aspects of your drawing with aspects of the scientific images you began with. What are two similarities? What are two differences?  

Drawing: Mid Crit!

Kandinsky and his circles! http://www.kimberleyjones.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/K3-Wassily-Kandinsky-Concentric-Circles.jpg

Goals:

  1. 2.4 compare Kandinsky’s points of view and your theory regarding composition and meaning in artwork

As this develops, how are your ideas and Kandinsky’s similar and how are they different? What might you take away from this experience? How can you share that idea with the world? WRITE this out from the beginning of the hour. Has it Changed?

AP Studio Art: Concentration Time!

Concentrate! RUN! Or Draw! http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/236x/57/b5/9b/57b59be7908a7ed80fe78a0994573c7c.jpg

Goals:

  1. The past two days have been about REFLECTION… How are you 1.3 communicating your ideas clearly

What is the OBVIOUS connection your works have with one another? What is the NOT SO  OBVIOUS connection?

OOOps… I failed to title for today!

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Join Mr. Korb’s Remind 101 Texting Service for the following classes for:

Art Foundations: 2 Point Drawings of Microbiological images…

Where are you gathering your ideas from? How has Malcolm MacDougal gathered his ideas? http://malcolmmacdougall.com/wp-content/gallery/sculpture/scupture6.jpg

Goals:

  1. 5.1 identify the reason(s) you are using perspective and microscopic images to making art – how else can you use these ideas beyond the classroom?

How are you using linear perspective? How are you using NON-LINEAR perspective? Share with a friend.

Drawing: KANDINSKY – What is your understanding of the BIG PICTURE?

GEOMETRY!!! How are you using it in your artwork? Are you? Make sure your theories are matching your art work and the MUSIC you have been inspired by. http://uploads8.wikipaintings.org/images/wassily-kandinsky/yellow-red-blue-1925.jpg

Goals:

  1. Apply GEOMETRIC subjects, symbols, and KANDINSKY / BAUHAUS based ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

Biggest struggle / success for today? Write it out and the WHY!

AP Studio Art: Concentration Works – Keep Going – Crit on Monday!

Colored Pencil – Your Body Of Work. How are you CHALLENGING YOURSELF? What point did you find the challenge begin? When did you have an A-HA moment? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/f97a9-girlonswing.jpg

Goals

  1. 4.2 describe the purpose and meaning of your art objects within your cultures, times, and places

How does this tie in? How – SPECIFICALLY – have you seen growth and development in the CONCENTRATION of work?

Parent Teacher Conference Night! Hope to see you there!

“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/)

HAPPY 539th BIRTHDAY MICHELANGELO!

Art Foundations: Let your brain hurt as you SEARCH for Perspective

How to make this into a CUBE? http://blog.targethealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/20110822-2.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS 1.2.3 and processes / attempts / sketches you use
  2. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges  using the THOUGHTS and IDEAS of 2 Point (or more) linear perspective.

What do you see as the most difficult part of the design and restructure of your image? What was your BIGGEST SUCCESS? What was the BIGGEST CHALLENGE you had?

Drawing: DRAW!

BAUHAUS or der Balue Reiter? http://assets.thecreatorsproject.com/blog_article_images/images/000/022/411/wassily-kandinsky-red_original.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply Pencil and Oil Pastels in a variety of techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill and 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas about music, geometry, and color theory are executed well.

What three things did you find interesting about YOUR images and what three things did you find interesting about your neighbors? WRITE THESE OUT with the WHY’s in your end of week comments.

AP Studio Art: Draw, Make Art, Digitize

JWM Turner’s Sketchbook. http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/D/D07/D07860_10.jpg

Goals:

  1. 3.5 evaluate and defend how 3.5.1 subject matter 3.5.2 symbols are used in art
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between your concentration images and meaning of artwork

Thinking about the critiques from earlier this week, what are you in need of doing to make these  end of the concentration works the best? We still have TONS of time to POLISH our concentrations… what else do you do?  

Multiple Solutions before you move forward – EVERYONE!

“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/)

Art Foundations: Textbook and Chapter 5

WOW – How can we make this into a 2 point perspective drawing… let’s take a look! http://www.project-pharmaceutics.com/site/wp-content/uploads/electron-microscopy-analysis.jpg

Goals:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges – What are you learning about 2 point perspective and how can you use it in your upcoming drawing.
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to the perspective challenges of a scanning electron microscope image. How can you show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

What do you see as the most difficult part of the design and restructure of your image? What Is your image and WHY are you choosing it? What does the original do? Why is it built the way it is and how does that creation help it do what it does?

Drawing: Sketching / Drawing / Listening

Kandinsky – der Blaue Reiter or Bauhaus? The choice is yours. Explain your answer. http://www.neuegalerie.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/slideshow_large_image/mainimage.jpg

Goals:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how your art differs from Kandinsky’s and describe how it relates to the past and current time as well as past culture and your culture.
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges (how are you using MATH and PHILOSOPHY in the NEW works)

What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you were creating? SHARE this with your classmates SO that you can practice the skills of talking about your ideas and work. I am seeing GROWTH in a NUMBER of you. Keep it up.

AP Studio Art: Concentration / Photographs

What can you do to fill these pages with NEW ideas that are GROWING from your past experiences? http://room13international.org/wp-content/themes/room13/assets/images/bg-sketchbook-open.jpg

Goals:

  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

hat have you come up with? What materials are you planning on using? How does it fit into your current body of work?

Let’s get up close and personal… to a Scanning Electron Microscope

“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/)

Art Foundations: Textbook and Chapter 5

An air particle found in Strasbourg, France. What might you look up under Scanning Electron Microscope? http://www.surprising.uni-freiburg.de/typo3temp/pics/c4686d7b0d.png

GOALS:

  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

What was it that drew you to the image from your research?  Did you write down all of the information about the website and owner of the image?

DUE TOMORROW:

Ellipses And…

Cantilevers…

Drawing: Worksheet and Music

How’s Kandinsky working with the ideas of Melody and Symphony in this work? For an extra 10 points… what period of Kandinsky’s art making style did he create this is? Why?http://www.neuegalerie.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/slideshow_large_image/Fuga.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 can you EXPRESS about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you created today?

AP Studio Art: Critique

Could the chalkboard BE the art? Well… with the right intent it could be… but for now, let’s just hang your work up there instead. http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2010/07/09/arts/09marclayspan-1/MARC-articleLarge.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 2.2 PEER-evaluate the effectiveness of artworks

Well… What’s next on your plate?

Parent Teacher Conferences this Week – Are you Ready?

“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/)

Art Foundations: Textbook and Chapter 5

What’s happening in the FAR BACKGROUND? http://wowthatsinteresting.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Grand-Canyon-West-Skywalk.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas

Ellipses And…

Cantilevers…

DUE WEDNESDAY!

Which of the linear aspects to perspective have been the hardest for you as you have been doing the video drawings?

Drawing: Your ideas and the worksheets

Kandinsky – Is this melodic or symphonic? Why? http://www.neuegalerie.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/slideshow_large_image/cc.jpg

VIDEO FROM Neue GAllery: http://www.neuegalerie.org/sites/default/files/files/JillLloyd_KandinskyVideo1_BlaueReiterToBauhaus-Neue%20Galerie%20Standard%20Video%20Settings%20-%20SD.mp4

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 COLOR and Shape in the art you were creating?

AP Studio Art: Crit

Put Your Work Up And LOOK IT OVER!

Hang your Work Up and LOOK! http://blogs.bgsu.edu/artc4130jacoder/files/2010/10/chalkboard.jpg

Goal:

  1. 2.2 PEER-evaluate the effectiveness of artworks

Well… What’s next on your plate? NO LINKS – NO IMAGES – WORKS on the CHALKBOARD. HANG WORK HERE. COMPUTER LAB ON FRIDAY