May 8, 2013 – Wedneday

Please note the time change for publication… 6:30 am. I am looking for your feedback – parents, teachers, students, artists, leaders, and anyone else who is following my page. In addition, please share me with your friends and colleagues.

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“Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.”  — Arthur Christopher Benson

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Art Foundations – GRID – ONE SQUARE AT A TIME

Why Portraits?

GOALS:

  1. Apply media (colored pencil), techniques (grid), and processes (one square at a time) with an 1.1.3 awareness so that your ideas (modifying the photo to one specific color scheme) are executed well .

Self – evaluation: What was the BIGGEST A-HA moment you had today! What did you do to help you get to that point?

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Drawing: Fauvist Drawings – how is all that coming for you? Have you made photographs? Have you thought about the work that you are making? Are you struggling with the drawing?

Fauvist – but not Matisse, not Derain… GEORGES ROUALT

GOALS:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how your art differs and describe how it relates to your history and your cultures
  2. 1.1 apply pastels, through Fauvist color choices and placement, and observational skills with an 1.1.3 awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What was the most challenging aspect of your drawing to get done today? How are you using OBSERVATION and COMPARISON – sighting in – to get your drawings set up correctly?

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Happy Ice Cream - NOT made by Uncle Harry's : (
Happy Ice Cream – NOT made by Uncle Harry’s : (

AP Studio Art: Art and Fear – Let’s discuss some of the main topics that you have pulled from the chapter you are reading – Chapter 1 – 9…

Make it level, make it good… what works are you thinking about hanging for your art exhibition?

GOALS:

  1. By choosing 7 – 10 works AP Art Show you will 3.5 evaluate and defend how 3.5.1 subject matter and 3.5.2 symbols are used in art.
  2. Writing your artist statement 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value. 

What situation in life is it important to present yourself in the best light possible? When does it not matter so much? How does the presentation of your artwork relate? (1, 3, 7)

May 7, 2103 – Tuesday

Good Morning! Please note the time change for publication… 6:30 am. I am trying a new time in hoping to get more feedback from you all (and a few more followers maybe). Please – I am looking for your feedback – parents, teachers, students, artists, leaders, and anyone else who is following my page… Also… share me with your friends and colleagues… I am always looking to get my voice out there.

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“Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.”  — Arthur Christopher Benson

What CHANGES are you making or are you just TALK?

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Art Foundations: Grid drawing – how are you doing with the one square at a time grid drawing? Let us SHARE these ideas before we get started today.

Phillip Glass (composer) and Chuck Close (artist) and how the two have worked together and learned together.

GOALS:

  1. apply media (colored pencil), techniques (grid), and processes (one square at a time) with an 1.1.3 awareness so that your ideas are executed well .
  2. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures (i.e: Chuck Close and Philip Glass)

What have you discovered about the process in drawing? What are your challenges in the process? What are you doing better with your drawings that you might not have been doing prior?

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Drawing: Fauvist Drawings – how is all that coming for you? Have you made photographs? Have you thought about the work that you are making? Are you struggling with the drawing?

GOALS:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with an 1.1.3 awareness so that your ideas are executed well

What was the most challenging aspect of your drawing to get done today? How are you using OBSERVATION and COMPARISON – sighting in – to get your drawings set up correctly?

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AP Studio Art: FINISH YOUR PORTFOLIO!

The AP Studio Art Portfolio Waiting Room – Where is YOUR box?

GOALS:

  1. Work on Quality Mounting of artworks.
  2. Work on final artist statement for your AP Exhibition

Ok ya’all –  How many artworks were you able to mount in one day, edit, photograph, prepare? Please consider the use of your time as we get back into the making of art? The time is important and I look forward to seeing more of the great ideas that you all come up with. Artwork… Preparing a Presentation… Plan an Exhibition… enjoy the rest of the year.

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