#Thursday and #Paint and #Portraits – ALL AROUND!

52 Every color has an opposite, called a complement. Complementary colors sit opposite one another in the color wheel. Additionally, all colors are affected by the presence of other colors. Even the smallest presence of a complement will enhance the intensity of a color when it is present in the same visual field. The presence of red, for instance, will cause the retina to “seek” green in the other colors present, hereby enhancing all parts of the green spectrum. If you wish to intensify a color in a composition, place some of its complement nearby. This applies to all media. The effective use of color is one of the greatest tools at an artist’s disposal. – Kit White 101 Things to Learn in Art School

STUDIO ART 360: Sketchbook (and Color Scheme)


Andy Warhol: http://www.warhol.org/uploadedImages/Warhol_Site/Warhol/Content/Education/Resources_and_Lessons/Aesthetics_Unit/Images/04162012_EDU_Andy-Warhol-Self-Portrait-1964_large.jpg

What is the emotional feeling that you are showing in your photograph / selfie? From all the color schemes, what color scheme best fits you?

Moving into the world of POP art! http://assets.yellowtrace.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Brillo-Box-foam-ottomans-by-Fab.com-and-The-Andy-Warhol-Foundation-Photo-by-Nick-Hughes-for-Yellowtrace-02.jpg

What 3 challenges do you see in the process of mixing colors? 


the results r great !! i am actually very impressed that you went beyond –
to make a drawings of the crumble pieces. it is a perfect move –
to show kids the possibilities and open the wide range of vision.
just perfect move!) and next one – as you said seems perfect too –
to the large scale paintings from it. plus it does bring the idea of pop –
using common objects reminding of course of warhol as well as rosenquist paintings
ps. next time in WI – coffee would be great)
Check out the photos from your Sketchbook last week! HERE

Check out the photos from the UWM Field Trip last week: https://goo.gl/lmmiu9

PAINTING: Oil Painting Coming Up Soon… Let’s build a canvas!

What is one question you have about the process of building a canvas? Ask around and see if your classmates can help you resolve those questions before you begin to build.

What can YOU draw well when it comes to the portrait? Practice in your sketchbook! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/9f/fb/ca/9ffbcae8de3b925577329c6197a6b51b.jpg
What can YOU draw well when it comes to the portrait? Katherine Fox: “Face 3: Self-Portrait” Practice in your sketchbook! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/9f/fb/ca/9ffbcae8de3b925577329c6197a6b51b.jpg

Practicing the FACIAL FEATURES is a lot of work. Looking at the few facial features / shapes / forms you have drawn today… what is the #1 Challenge (and WHY) you faced – no pun intended.


Using CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS as your impetus… you will need to RESEARCH a GALLERY ARTIST that is CONTEMPORARY and base your pose on their composition. This might be homework, but it’ll be woth it! http://artviaanderson.weebly.com/theory-and-practice/self-portraits-then-and-now



How was the NOSE such a different facial feature to draw than say the MOUTH or the EYES? Please explain your ideas here.


What mistakes did YOU make – how bad were they when it came to ears? Other parts of the face that caused you grief?

 AP STUDIO ART: CRITIQUE TODAY and the Website and Uploads! I’ll Photograph your images!

How are you doing on the webpage? What challenges are you facing? How many photographs have you made?


With ALL that is going on these past two weeks – and little input from me… what have you accomplished VISUALLY and / or TECHNOLOGICALLY?

THURSDAY! TYPE up a 200 word MAXIMUM page to introduce yourself and describe the work you have created – how can you help the author understand the image / artwork you created in response to their story? In case you need to RELISTEN… https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/448/adventure 

#Friday as we #MakeArt – Are you working on it this weekend? I AM

REMEMBER THIS FOLKS! http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/ij/images/imagination_einstein.gif


NEW PAGE on KORB’s Website: Facial Features!

Self Portrait with Cap – Andre Derain: Another Fauvist. http://uploads7.wikiart.org/images/andre-derain/self-portrait-with-a-cap.jpg


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What is the most interesting part of your composition? WHY? What is the color scheme, based on your Henri Matisse image you are using? Share this with you neighbor and see if they agree.

Reflection: What is the progress of the drawing thus far? What is your neighbor doing well? What is your neighbor not doing successfully? Share your thoughts with your neighbors.

Studio Art 360: Clay

Detail of Ed Hamilton’s Sculpture. WEBSITE HERE. http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/slave_10_detail.jpg


  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What has been, or do you see as going to be, your FAVORITE or LEAST FAVORITE part of working with clay. Please explain WHY you LOVE or DON’T LOVE using this material. Please be specific.

Reflection: What do you see as needing to be RESOLVED for the end of the project TOMORROW? Know that it is the LAST day to work. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class. 

AP Studio Art: Portfolio

How are you looking at the difference between the HARD WORK you are using versus the “talent” that so many others think is there? http://joel.franusic.com/assets/img/art-and-fear-page-26.jpg


  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • After our AP Test we are going to present an art exhibition in the gallery. We will mount 3 of the BEST works you have remaining. Please think about those works… which of them are you going to use to represent you?

Reflection: Are you ready for the AP Exam? We have spend the ENTIRE week – that’s onbly 5 hours – working on developing the quality, concentration, and breadth portfolio of works. NEXT WEEK – we MAKE art. Will you be ready for the AP Exam? How about OUR AP Webpage?

Advanced Drawing: Skeleton – Shared Album HERE

Hands and Feet: THIS WEEK – FOR NEXT WEEKS SKETCH – Finish ALL of your body part drawings… and then – do something ELSE with ONE of them to make it REALLY STRONG as a composition. http://corewalking.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/FITZ_december24_2011_grasping-at-straws-1024×510.jpg


  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Hands and feet are challenging – what is going to be challenging about these aspects to make them believable – one doesn’t want to draw mittens and socks in the place of hands and feet.

Reflection: How will you use the knowledge of the shapes and joints to help you make the proportions CORRECT? Give some technique and ideas in your answer.

What happened to the week? #Art on a #Thursday!

“Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quiet enough to hear them.” — Debbie Ford

Mr Korb’s Spring Break Photographs HERE!


NEW PAGE on KORB’s Website: Facial Features!



  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • How is the SHAPE of the FACE and OTHER ASPECT of the BODY a different feature to draw? RELATIONSHIPS!

Reflection: What are a FEW of the RELATIONSHIPS that you saw today in the drawing of the FACIAL SHAPE – FEATURES – PLACEMENT of the features on the head that you discovered / realized?

Studio Art 360:

SKETCHBOOK DUE NEXT TUESDAY: Using a camera ON YOUR OWN TIME THIS WEEK RECREATE a famous painting, sculpture, drawing… Print out the photograph that you have created and also include the famous work of art that you were inspired by. Here are a few examples: Student Examples: https://goo.gl/Tvwv4X

Bes-Relief – OLD SCHOOL! http://www.buzzle.com/images/history/sculptures/egyptian-hieroglyph-bas-relief-large.jpg


  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • What are you NERVOUS about as we venture into the work of claY? 
    • Slide Show Link Here 
    • Photos of Collages HERE

Reflection: Working with the clay for ONE DAY now… what do you feel you are going to have to do to REALLY make this sculpture work? How are you going to have to balance and budget your time? 

AP Studio Art: Mounting Work

yes. http://www.theprospect.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Rise-of-the-AP-exam.jpg


  • Research and Information Fluency – Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • Yesterday we got things squared away with the AP Site – Logging in and getting ready for the test. How many images  do you need to work on, photograph, edit to get your final ONLINE COUNT to 12 in Concentration and 12 in Breadth?

Reflection: Reflect on your body of work… What are you proud of in the works you have completed? We have a COUPLE of weeks before we take the test.

Advanced Drawing: Gesture

Gesture! http://www.serenatran.com/images/2dsketchbook/gesture.jpg


  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Look at the series of works from yesterday… how have you begun to see the figure differently? Are you thinking about the the FORM in a different fashion than you had earlier.

Reflection: What did taking an entire minute away from your drawings do for you? Harder? Easier? What did you have to do DIFFERENTLY?