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“Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.” ~ Neil Gaiman

Studio Art 360 – Organizing Photography in the Halls…

UPLOAD YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS INTO YOUR CLASS PERIOD FOLDER USING THE CLASS HOUR YOU BELONG TO BELOW

2nd Hour     3rd Hour     4th Hour     6th Hour     Cannon D50 Images HERE

Log-In IS required to upload. Rename the image like this: LastNameHourCompositionalStyle (ie: Korb7Closed)

Richard Avedon and Andy Warhol! Bio of Avedon HERE.

Goals:

  • NETS: Research and Information Fluency – Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • What do you KNOW about using GOOGLE DRIVE? What classes are you currently / have in the past used Google Drive (or other CLOUD based platforms)?

What struggles did you have with the ONLINE programs? What came easy?

POP ART GALLERY IMAGES HERE.

Painting – DUE MONDAY of next week! Building a NEW CANVAS?! This is the week to do it! DO NOT WAIT!!!

Sean Scully – a DRAMATIC Image… is he DEEP in thought or just tired? http://gabriellejones.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/1997_scully.jpg

Goals:

  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • How does this work relate to the space / feelings about the space or yourself? What can you do with the VISUAL ARTS that the written or spoken word cannot?

What colors did you use to communicate the message that you were thinking about in the beginning of the project? Have you successfully communicated that message? How?

AP Studio Art – Concentration!

TWO DAYS AGO at MIDNIGHT! CHAPTER 2 in Art and Fear Responses DUE on the BLOG.

NOT “The Scream” but REALLY REALLY Close. See how one can use similar ideas in BRAND NEW WORKS? “Despair” Edvard Munch

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • With three works due MONDAY – do you feel that the 2+ weeks was TOO MUCH TIME? Explain your thoughts about the use of time and what you are able to or not able to accomplish. Also consider your EXTRA Time you put into the works… We need to continue working at a quick pace… lots to do yet…

What is the ONE THREAD that your AP READER might see as they look at the 6 works you have (or are working on) that will tie things together? Edvard Munch: Despair: http://edvardmunch.co.uk/Edvard%20Munch%20Despair.jpg

Deadlines are here. Concentration is required. What’s your perspective? Can you see the abstract?

Time is up… at 3:00 that is. What have you got to turn in? Anything?

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 2D: 2 Point Perspective and NON LINEAR perspective. TEXTBOOK!

Notice how Leonardo DaVinci has used the vanishing point to help draw the viewers eyes into the focal point of the painting? What is SOME of the symbolism behind his painting? CLICK ON THE PAINTING FOR MORE INFORMATION!

GOALS: Are you REALLY understanding these goals? Do they MEAN anything to you or are you writing them simply because I am asking you?

  1. 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements).

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective.

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Advanced Drawing: Non-Objective Value Drawing based on Observation… How’s it going? Share your ideas with your classmates – FIRST THING! Set out your sketchbooks and write out your thoughts on your classmates works. MAKE A PHOTOGRAPH of the progress of yours.

How's this ABSTRACTED? How are YOU dealing with this idea?
How’s this ABSTRACTED? How are YOU dealing with this idea?
Richard Diebenkorn’s ABSTRACT Non-Objective artwork based on REAL LIFE observations of his surroundings. What is so difficult for you?

GOALS:

  1. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges
  2. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art

What are your BIGGEST CHALLENGES with this drawing? What are YOU learning with and through this project of direct-observation?

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AP Studio Art: Concentration #1 – THINK THINK THINK!

What are you DOING in your sketchbook? How are you USING it to develop your IDEAS?

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create and define, visual challenges (your concentrations)  using 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your first work? Take the last 7 minutes to TALK WITH A GROUP about the progress – without me involved. I want to see you discuss with one another the ideas.

Tick Tock goes the clock… What is holding you back?

“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/)

It’s ALMOST too late, but not quite, for missing work… What can you do? – WEDNESDAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR MISSING ASSIGNMENTS!

Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock… The Clock Does Not Stop! Get your late work in! Some credit is better than no credit! Would you rather have 50 cents from a dollar or Zero cents from a dollar?

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Art Foundations: Intro to Perspective and WRAP UP Positive / Negative Composition – One Point Perspective Video – You Tube!

Brunelleschi re-invented linear perspective… how easily can you discover it for yourself? Kahn Academy – Click on the image above for a HISTORICAL insight.

GOALS: Historical in Nature Today! What do these MEAN? In your own words – talk to your neighbor about what they mean.

  1. 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts and other disciplines from history or movements (Renaissance)

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective.

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Advanced Drawing: Non-Objective Drawing based on REALITY!

How are you breaking your ABSTRACT NON-OBJECTIVE VALUE based composition up? How are you BALANCING out the composition to make it work with value and make it INTERESTING?

Richard Diebenkorn – Abstraction from REALITY and DIRECT OBSERVATION!

Ocean Park Series… A bit of history from his Catalogue Raisonne.
How many VALUES are you seeing in your images?

GOALS:

  1. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges
  2. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art (NON-Objective from direct observation – What do you hope to learn from this experience?)

How are your skills developing in the creation of VALUE based non-objective artwork? How is the composition coming along? How are you breaking your ABSTRACT NON-OBJECTIVE VALUE based composition up? How are you BALANCING out the composition to make it work with value and make it INTERESTING?

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AP Studio Art: Concentration #1 – DUE MONDAY as well as CHAPTER 3 in ART and FEAR! – C’Mon Y’All

Whatcha’ doin’ in ya’ sketchbook yo? Click on the picture to see a GREAT collection of sketchbook ideas and the like.

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create and define, visual challenges (your concentrations)  using 1.4.1 analysis and 1.4.2 synthesis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements and then reassembling it all into a successful and powerful composition)
  2. Create multiple solutions to solve your visual problems that shows relationships between form and context (It is important / essential to make MANY initial ideas rather than just one for that artwork. I am collecting your initial sketches on Monday along with the artwork.)

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your first work? Please hand in your PLANNING / THINK SHEETS from last week today – before you leave – I want to read your thoughts… Thanks.

May 6, 2013 – Thursday – Last day of exams

WELCOME TO ALL! End of the school year is upon us. I hope to continue to write and share images and ideas through the summer… please share this site and encourage  your friends to follow me / subscribe to my site.
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“Not all of our best students are our “A” students. I have had “C” students who I consider excellent  students because they were so engaged into the educational process. I really don’t think it has to do with a letter grade, it has to do with enthusiasm” Charles Rineheimer – NPR – Talk of the Nation Interview LINK HERE: The Students That Keep Teachers Inspired

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