.@JerrySaltz THANKS for the #FAVORITE! New Suggestion for #Today?

Jerry as Andy? I can hardly tell the difference. http://www.scad.edu/sites/default/files/styles/scad_event_732_wide_16-9/public/media/Events/deFINE%20ART/2014/Andy-Saltz-1224.jpg?itok=_zTdIIch

9. “Don’t worry about getting enough sleep. Worry about your work.” Jerry Saltz – Advice for Art Students… HERE

Freshman Open House was a GREAT SUCCESS. Thanks to ALL of you who showed up and shared in the great works that our ART STUDENTS have accomplished. These are the TWO ARTWORKS that the kids from the evening helped produce. SIGN UP and CREATE WORKS LIKE THIS in our classes!

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AP Studio Art: Are you going to get VOTED OFF?

How does the OUTSIDE work with your ideas? The FORCES of nature? – Chris Jordan’s website!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What did you accomplish yesterday? What are you planning on for today and this weekend?

Share with your neighbor the plans and advancements for this and the next piece. 

Advanced Drawing: Photography and PAPER BAGS!

Paper Bags – All about today! What does it say about the world YOU live in?

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What did you do yesterday to prepare yourself for the design and execution of this still life / commentary work?

What did you take away from the drawing today? What are you succeeding with?

Drawing: CRIT and EAT!

Let’s CRITIQUE art today!

Goals:

  •  3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • Think about yesterday’s critique… How can you CONTINUE to consider the ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES to be a successful and productive member of the oral critique?

How are you falling short of being able to REALLY add to the critique? THIS IS A PART OF YOUR GRADE.

Studio Art 360: Thumbnails and IDEAS! – VALUE TOO!

Ah Morandi! Love his work. How are you setting up your STILL LIFE? Observation is REALLY IMPORTANT!

Goals:

  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • Looking at the DRAWING in front of you… what ONE aspect of the drawing are you going to REALLY FOCUS ON today?

What’s your first reaction to DRAWING PENCILS and all they have to offer?

How about COMPOSITIONS? Looking for ideas? Let’s Look HERE!

How To Do Everything

How to do Everything Image
How To Do Everything with your chef – Mr. Korb… Listen to the second half of the show to hear Mr. Korb’s Contributuion to the BIG GAME snack dip recipe. Start at 5:55.

What day is it? It’s #HumpDay! Halfway through the week. YIKES!

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

AP Studio Art – Art and Fear – Let’s finish TALKing about your Concentration!

Let’s think about how Andy Goldsworthy DID this sculpture?

Goals:

  • 2.2Ad: Demonstrate understanding of the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.
  • As you look back on the body of works you have created so far, what are TWO things that you are seeing as falling short of AP Level work?

What were the biggest impressions you had from going outside for ideas? 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?

Work of Art: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003YFJR84/ref=avod_yvl_watch_now

Advanced Drawing: Let’s LISTEN about the AP Concentrations!

Critique Time – Tomorrow we will sit and talk about the works – What are the strengths you are seeing in your work? What are the struggles?

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.
  • What is the one biggest fear you have about standing up in front of a group of people and talking? N: In class critique – 3 parts of the rubric – go over the parts in class and then go over the parts about your work.

How does identifying the criteria behind a letter grade (or number grade) help you see, know about, or understand what they represent? How do you think this will help you work on your art as you move forward?

Drawing: DRAWING TIME! 

Work of Art – Let’s TALK about the works and Listen to what others have to say.

Goals:

  •  3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • As you have worked… what pencil have you been drawn to? Why? What has been easy about this project? More importantly – what was challenging?

What are the differences with the three types of Pencils? What do YOU find useful from today’s exercise?

Video: Work of Art: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003QWZVF8/ref=dv_dp_ep1 Episode 1 – Start at 18:20 and run a few minutes to see a mid-critique. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L0bwEX_0GsFXJr9Vg7SqPUgvZc9KjDH5Kr6dhTq8CZE/edit

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

Donald Judd and his minimal sculpture. Let’s listen to what has to be said about his work – VIDEO.

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • What was the most challenging form for you to create? What is ONE things that gave you such a hard time with it?

What do you think one might interpret from seeing a sculpture (like the one as an example today) that is MINIMAL?

#Day2 – How’s that #Art thing going for you?

“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. 

AP Studio Art – Art and Fear – Let’s go to it!

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
  • Using the idea of Art and Fear as your next breadth work – what ideas do you find yourself leaning towards when it comes to the imagery for your next work? Why do you see yourself headed in that direction? How are you going to make the ideas CLEAR and READABLE in your artwork?

What are the challenges from working through an ENTIRE CHAPTER? Explain what your biggest challenges might be about this work.

Advanced Drawing: Abstraction and Pastels – Color Schemes!

http://www.nhsdesigns.com/images/artwork/jean-metzinger_sailboats.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What has been the hardest part of using values for you? Share this with your neighbor and write your struggles in your goals page. Look at the image of Jean Metzinger’s Sailboats… look at it as visually being BALANCED – notice how we took the color out to see it balanced?

What is the progress of the drawing thus far? What are you doing successfully? Where are you struggling? Share your thoughts with your neighbors.

Drawing: Still Life – FAST and FURIOUS!

Still Life SKETCHES and preliminary ideas… how are your ideas coming?

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Most young artists work with their FIRST idea and that’s it. What might the benefit be to begin with MORE ideas? When you sketch in your binders / homework… where do you mostly get your ideas from?  How do you define OBSERVATION?

What do you hope to come up with this year in Drawing? What do you feel you will be able to improve on regarding the skills you have currently? 

Studio Art 360: Draw what you REMEMBER!

Robert Indiana – LOVE: http://whitecubediaries.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/3923768734_6b16394256_z.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What were three challenges you faced as you began with your drawing of a CUBE, CYLINDER, and PYRAMID yesterday?

What are 2 skills you have already that are going to make your experiences in Studio Art 360 easier?

Welcome to the #2ndSemester! The #ArtStudio is your’s to work in.

“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t walk the walk… he MARCHED it!

AP Studio Art – Art and Fear – Let’s go to it!

What FEARS do you have? What fears are you going to have when you learn about the project coming up?

Goals:

  • 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.
  • Art and Fear had a lot to offer. Open the book and look through your chapters… What chapter do you feel you related to the most and WHY?

What chapter did you decide to use for this next piece? What is ONE of the aspects of the theme you feel you will be working through?

Advanced Drawing: Abstraction and Pastels – Color Schemes!

Color and Shape – Let’s practice with PASTELS and COLOR SCHEMES (were going to learn a few more schemes today!) Peter Halley and his artowrk. What’s the dominant color scheme? Is there one?

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • What were your memories of drawing – pair up and discuss. Share with the class memories of drawing class. What are your expectations of the course?

Reflect on what your expectations and anxieties of the class are. Write up your reflection on the Goal Sheet.

Drawing: Still Life – FAST and FURIOUS!

What are you doing with your composition today? How can you ALL work together to develop this idea of a LARGE SCALE STILL LIFE? Drawing Class #2 – sorry – you guys work with what the first class set up BUT – you get a little extra time.

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • What is it that you think about when you think about what IS art? (SHARE WITH FRIEND) What is it you think about when you think about making art?

What are 3 things you found challenging about your first day of drawing out thumbnails?

Studio Art 360: Draw what you REMEMBER!

How do you remember the idea of FORM? Let’s test your memory with Cubes, Cylinders, and Pyramids! Robert Indiana’s BIO HERE!

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • How do you draw something in 3 dimensions? What are different techniques you know? Sit with your neighbor and BEGIN with a box, a cylinder, a pyramid, and the first letter of your first or last name.

What are 3 things you hope to learn as you complete this course?

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” ― Confucius

BREAKING ART NEWS! Francis Bacon Triptych Sells for $148 Million

What does $148 Million Dollars Look Like? This! Click on the painting above to read the BBC Article on this Auction record and see the video. Munch must be SCREAMing in his grave! [This] “File photo shows a journalist looking at Francis Bacon’s paintings ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ (1969) during an exhibition at the Borghese museum in Rome, on September 30, 2009 (AFP/File, Vincenzo Pinto)”

“Power will accomplish much, but perseverance more.”  — William Scott Downey

It is all in how you line things up…

Art Foundations: Two Point Perspective – FINAL PROJECT!

Richard Estes – Painting of a Cityscape… What has your cityscape / neighborhood scape got in it?

CITY SCAPE / NEIGHBORHOOD EXAMPLES: HERE – Under Art Foundations: Neighborhoods / City Scape Link

Broad Museum RIGHT NEXT TO GEHRY’s in LA. Click on image for 3 minute video.

Goals

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of your artwork.

Review with neighbors the progress of the cityscape and the proper use of 2 point perspective. What are the big challenges you are facing with the buildings?

Advanced Drawing: Hallway Drawings – Oils? I Hope So!

While this is ONE point perspective… how have they used COLOR to RAMP THINGS UP?

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

What do you need to do differently for tomorrow to be successful with these materials in the hallways? How did today go?

AP Studio Art: Concentration and ADVENTURES (click THERE for the story)… PHOTOGRAPH? Build your digital portfolio.

AAArghh.. Although he is NOT a very scary pirate… not in the least.

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 – How are COMPOSITION and ORGANIZATION holding your work together to COMMUNICATE your message?

Working in class over the past 2 weeks – what have you accomplished – SHARE! What did you accomplish today? What do you need to do tomorrow?

Concentrate… Really Concentrate… What can YOU work on for 9 months and stay interested in?

Thank You READERS! Please share my site around to your friends in education and all of your other friends too. Subscribe and SHARE! Cheerios! – Frank

Who is that in Mr. Korb's room today?
Who is that in Mr. Korb’s room today?
Have you seen Mr. Korb around anywhere?
Have you seen Mr. Korb around anywhere?

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“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, “Modern Painters, “

David Hockney, on his latest inspiration – Yorkshire, Into the Woods,” by: Marina Cashdan, April 2010, p. 66.

Could you paint in nature, in a suit, with a pocket square AND a scarf? I bet I could! I would LOVE to get out and paint like that!

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Art Foundations: Drawing and Painting – This is SERIOUS now. Let’s get to it!

How has this artist used LINE and CONTOUR? Is there success in the drawing? Do you see areas for improvement?
And then there was ME!
And then there was ME!

 

GOALS:

  1. (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the technique of contour line.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form and 4.4.3 meanings (What message are you communicating through your art?).

What is the most challenging aspect of the watercolors for the day? What emotions have you chosen to represent yourself? Why?

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Advanced Drawing: Drawing, last two days

Tales from the Crit – Let’s get talking!

GOALS:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context.

DEADLINE extended: What have you accomplished today? What is the greatest accomplishment you have made today?  What is your plan for tomorrow? How are you going to RESOLVE it for MONDAY and be ready for a successful Critique?

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AP Studio Art: Critique: NY Times Article HERE

Did you drink your Vitamin C this morning? After looking through this portfolio… you may need some extra.

GOALS:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context.

What have you accomplished with this work? What was the greatest accomplishment you have made in this work?  What are 10 things in your life that you are VERY Interested in? Ideas for your concentration – Take a look HERE. Concentration PAGES HERE from the Acorn Book.

How’s that frog taste?

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog

Have you eaten your frog today?

Have you eaten your frog today?

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Advanced Drawing – Computer Lab: Writing About Your Art

How are you feeling about this?

GOALS:

  1. (3.3) describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value in written form and participate in the self – evaluation of your drawing.
  2. (4.3) compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.2) aesthetics

Hopefully we looked at Execution and Composition in the Rubric and you were able to get some good solid writing down and thoughts worked out. What have you seen or thought about that is now something you can REALLY reflect on regarding your work?

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Art Foundations: Line and the Portrait – Continuous line contour drawings

How to draw with a contour line.

GOALS: 

  1. (3.3) Know about the creation of images and explain why they are important (contour line).
  2. (1.4) Solve visual challenges using analysis (element of Line).

What was difficult about the contour line drawing? Did you have any FUN drawing this image – knowing that there was no fear of doing it wrong?

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AP Studio Art: In Class Oral Crit.

Morandi made a LIFE of bottles and jars… what can you do for 18 weeks? Link to the Morandi article by clicking his work from above.

GOALS:

  1. (3.3) describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value Orally participate in the discussion of your classmates drawing.
  2. (4.3) compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.2) aesthetics

What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the crit. of your work or the work of others. We HAVE to get comfortable doing this… FEEDBACK is ESSENTIAL.

Sept. 3, 2013 – Welcome Back! Now Let’s Have Some Fun!

“Unless you have a definite, precise, clearly set goals, you are not going to realize the maximum potential that lies within you.” — Zig Ziglar

What comes between YOU and your GOALS?

Intro Letter to Parents, Guardians, and students – 2013 – 14 – Mr. Korb

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Advanced Drawing: Value Scales and Color Schemes, Introduction to the GOALS!

Continuous Line Contour Drawing… Let’s start here.

GOALS: Before we get started on this… Read the following goal, have a conversation with your neighbor, put the idea of the goal into your OWN WORDS (so that you understand it) and write out your version of the goals… so you still get the idea of the BIG PICTURE.

  1. Apply media, techniques, and processes with an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

Ask Me ARTnother ROUND 1 – Your understanding of some pretty basic ART questions.

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Art Foundations: PBIS Posters, Introduction to the GOALS!

What does ART mean to you?

GOALS: Before we get started on this… Read the following goal, have a conversation with your neighbor, put the idea of the goal into your OWN WORDS (so that you understand it) and write out your version of the goals… so you still get the idea of the BIG PICTURE.

  1. Work on creating multiple solutions to poster design about PBIS.

Ask Me ARTnother ROUND 1 – Your understanding of some pretty basic ART questions.

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AP Studio Art: CONCENTRATION, Introduction to the GOALS!

Bananas, Bananas, Bananas…

GOALS: Before we get started on this… Read the following goal, have a conversation with your neighbor, put the idea of the goal into your OWN WORDS (so that you understand it) and write out your version of the goals… so you still get the idea of the BIG PICTURE.

  1. Work on creating multiple solutions to single object “concentration” drawings

Ask Me ARTnother ROUND 1 – Your understanding of some pretty basic ART questions.