Perspective and Painting… Perspective on Painting… T-Rex and Painting.

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

He’s got the ONE POINT PERSPECTIVE house with a NICE RED LINE! Do NOT give up T-Rex!

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Art Foundations:  Drawing Staircases

Maybe not STAIRS, but how could you draw this?

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. How did you do today without my direct teaching? Struggle?

Advanced Drawing: Hallway ROUGH Drawings

Let’s Review Drawing Techniques / What is a ROUGH drawing?

  1. One Versus Two Point Perspective
  2. Sighting In
  3. Thumbnail Drawings
  4. Rough Drawings
  5. Time Management
  6. Value Studies
  7. Mark Making
While I believe this is from a museum… what do you struggle with as you see this image? Do you struggle with anything about it?

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 are you trying to describe in your artwork? How is it working for you?)

What was the success in perspective in today’s drawing? Where did you fall short? How are you able to demonstrate the idea of SPACE in the drawing… what are you going to do as it gets larger and in oil pastel?

AP Studio Art: concentration #2

Alexander Calder Video – let’s see it in action!

GOALS

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

Looking back on the week, what are the thoughts you have had regarding your ideas for concentration? When you consider the ideas, what fears do you have? What is your plan for the next 2 works in the larger body of work?

May 31, 2013 – Friday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

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Art Foundations: It is time to clean… Yesterday proved that without me, and without a VERY specific set of GOALS for your PERSONAL LEARNING – you have no need to study and all the time in the world to clean. GREAT!

Job List is HERE!

GOALS:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines.

Looking through your binders, thinking about the projects, looking at your notes… what are the aspects of the course that you are still struggling to grasp. Take the last 7 minutes to work with your neighbors and discuss the challenges that you are still having.

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DRAWING: Out into the hallways and DRAW – Project DUE on EXAM DAY along with the ONLINE – GOOGLE DOCUMENT Rubric. Let me know if you are having troubles!

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks (YOU AND COLLABORATOR – FORMATIVE TONIGHT ON GOOGLE DRIVE)

What have you got to do in order to really wrap this up as an A+ Execution, A+ Composition, A+ Character, and A+ Critique (that will be the final exam grade – – CRITIQUE)? Some of your HALLWAY choices (socializing) are getting in the way of your accomplishing the A+ goals.

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AP Studio Art: Clean the room – Update your final – Gather your Artwork… What else have you got to accomplish?

GOALS:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines.

What has been your FAVORITE project this year? What has been your LEAST favorite project this year? What can I do to make the course better, stronger, more APish?

May 30, 2013 – Thursday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

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Art Foundations: Collage and Gel / Matte Medium – How is it going?

Alexander Calder – Painting – What did CALDER do that we also learned about? 1 million points to the first person who can e-mail me: fjkorb@gmail.com.

GOALS:

  1. 1.3 communicate your thoughts on social topics clearly
  2. 1.4.3 evaluation [formative critique]

What techniques did you come up with to resolve the issues you might have had with this artwork, In 5 sentences… what are your thoughts about ABSTRACT ART and COMMUNICATING PERSONAL MESSAGES?

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Drawing: Hallway Drawing Time – Make sure you are documenting your image as it progresses. This is a HUGE WORK DAY! Make the most of it! Do not forget to work on the FINAL EXAM document.

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and 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 tomorrow? Are you using your time wisely in the hall?

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AP Studio Art: Show comes down today and we are CLEANING!

GOALS:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines

What was your FAVORITE artwork of art this year? What was your favorite PROJECT? Why?

February 26, 2013 – Tuesday

FOLLOW and SHARE – Can you set GOALS for your own DAY to DAY? These are the roadmaps for the students in my classes.

Some of this may be a repeat from yesterday but sometimes we need to…

“The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.”

– Michel de Montaigne: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/montaigne/

What is your purpose for today, this week, this month, this year?

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Art Foundations 2D: Wrap up our PBS video on Alexander Calder. Work together to understand the questions that were posed in the worksheet.

Alexander Calder’s Mobile at the Milwaukee Art Museum

GOALS:

  1. 4.3) compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.1) history (How did Alexander Calder CHANGE the way in which art / sculpture was viewed.

Where did you have a Calder like sculpture as a child? What was the point or purpose of the sculpture? What was the point or purpose of Calder’s mobiles?

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Drawing: CRITIQUE. Do you have a booger like Jerry Saltz did yesterday? How embarrassing!

Cloth – Draped Cloth – Time for a break – I’ll be gone this afternoon and I want us to be on the same page as the other class…

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges using  1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value .

What have you gained from today’s critique? Was it about YOUR work or was it about a classmates work? What is holding you back from talking?

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AP Studio Art: Come up with your OWN goal based on the National Visual Arts Standards (Link Here).

How did Andy Goldsworthy do THIS? Woah!

GOALS:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges
  2. What is YOUR goal? Rewrite a National Visual Arts Standard to make it particular to your work. DO IT!

What did you find challenging about setting your own goal for the day? What do you see as the benefits of setting goals for yourself as you begin to make art art with less and less concern for the teacher’s direction and guidance?

February 25, 2013 – Monday

“The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.”

– Michel de Montaigne: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/montaigne/

What is your purpose for today, this week, this month, this year?

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Art Foundations: Let’s talk about Alexander Calder and how he changed the way we look at MOVEMENT and ART.

Alexander Calder’s Mobile at the Milwaukee Art Museum
What a ROCKIN’ BMW! Alexander Calder painted this one… Let’s see who else has had their hand at one.

GOALS: 

  1. 4.3) compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.1) history (How did Alexander Calder CHANGE the way in which art / sculpture was viewed.

Where did you have a Calder like sculpture as a child? What was the point or purpose of the sculpture? What was the point or purpose of Calder’s mobiles?

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Drawing: CRITIQUE! Let’s get ready to TALK about the work you have created!

Work Of Art Season 2 – Judges Table

GOALS:

  1. 5.2 stand behind your criticism of art 5.3 describe meanings of artworks by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques

What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the crit. in your comments section for today on your GOALS SHEET.

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AP Studio Art: What are you doing with the time you have? We are going to examine the uploading of images to the web today. Are you ready?

Andy Goldsworthy spends his entire career looking at the world around him and making his art with the materials that are out there. What are you doing?
 GOALS:
  1. Technology Operations and Concepts – Introduction to  the AP Studio site.
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks

How much work do you have READY for upload? How much do you need to shoot? How much do you need to create? Have you paid your fee to Mrs. Brandstetter?

 

February 8, 2013 – FRIDAY!

WELCOME TO THE DRAWING STUDIO - ALL THE ARTISTS HARD AT WORK.
WELCOME TO THE DRAWING STUDIO – ALL THE ARTISTS HARD AT WORK.

It takes a long time for a man to look like his portrait.

 – James McNeill Whistler

To all of our Drawing and Art Foundations Students… I think Whistler’s message will be comforting to you.

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Art Foundations: Continuous Line MARKER Drawings… (maybe one more pencil drawing), Pattern conversation and introduction to watercolor.

Marker and Pencil Continuous Line Contour Portraits - Frank Korb.
Marker and Pencil Continuous Line Contour Portraits – Frank Korb.

Goals:

  1. Work on (1.1.1, 3) applying media and techniques with skill and awareness (of HOW you are using line).
  2. (2.2) Evaluate the effectiveness of how line is working to define your portrait.

What is the most challenging aspect of the portrait / line? What emotions have you chosen to represent yourself? Why? What variety of lines do you hope to use in the process of creating your self-portraits.

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Drawing: Value and Portrait. Charcoal and tools. Reflect and Evaluate the work of your and your classmates.

Jamie Treadwell’s Student’s Drawing – How does this compare to what you might be doing today?

Goals: 

  1. (1.4.1) Create and solve visual problems using analysis of the shape and form of the face.
  2. (1.2.3) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to process (grid and value generalization)

Set a sheet of paper next to your drawing and go around to comment on other artists works. What do you enjoy? What is challenging? Where are they challenged? How can you help by adding suggestions?

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AP Studio Art: Reflect on your statements and make critical decisions about the movement of your next work forward in your concentration.

AP Studio Artist’s Work – Felicia Alcaide, Design and Architecture Senior High School, Miami, Fla. 6/6. Click to see the entire portfolio.

GOALS:

  1. (4.2) Describe the purposes and meaning of art within your culture and time.
  2. (4.4.1,2) Evaluate and interpret art for relationships in form and context.

What bit of advice did you get from your classmates that you will be able to put to use? What bit of advice did you give that might be used elsewhere? What are your goals for the next work(s) that will show your development?

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