#EndOfTheWeek is NEAR! #Focus on the ideas and #ArtWork

Art has no boundaries except those imposed by the needs of the maker. Boundaries are a form of definition, nothing more. They are a way to create a hierarchy of concerns, interests and priorities. Boundaries change all the time. That is part of what art does. By defining an area of interest or by stating a new priority, art allows us to create new definitions of ourselves and the context in which we operate. To blur a boundary is to confuse the definition. To move a boundary is to make a new definition. Kit White 101 Things I Learned in Art School


Drawing: German Expressionism and WORK!

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.

TOMORROW we are having a Mid Crit – Step back AGAIN and see what you have in front of you. What do you want to accomplish today to make sure you are ready to share your work tomorrow?

How’s your PORTRAIT coming along? Texture? Marks? Values? https://www.moma.org/media/W1siZiIsIjEyMDA3NiJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcmVzaXplIDEzNjZ4MTM2Nlx1MDAzZSJdXQ.jpg?sha=9ecada85963f86ae

20 minute MidCrit (written and oral) tomorrow – be ready with some thoughts about your own work. What is one right now?


Studio Art 360: MUGS on your MUG

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?

AAaaargh: That is a scary mug! What can YOUR’s look like? http://www.multyshades.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/unique-mugs16.jpg

How have you researched and developed the ideas into your OWN idea versus someone else’s?


AP Studio Art: Concentration begins TODAY!

NETS: Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively.

With a lot to accomplish in two weeks and little input from me… how are you going to manage your time effectively? Website can be done on own time. Sketching / making art – own time / study hall / before / after school…

Georgio Morandi in the Gallery – a BODY of work. https://i0.wp.com/www.italianmodernart.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Meyerowitz-at-CIMA-1-by-WS-Jr.jpg?resize=738%2C492

What 3 questions do you have about the ideas of a concentration?

Let’s Look at a few bodies of work to get started. HERE

#Humpday in the #ArtStudio – #Critiques and #Deadlines are Here

#17 Drawing is About Mark Making “Every mark has a distinct character and quality.Every mark is a signature. Variations in pressure and weight is the visual equivalent of intonation. Marks, or lines, of consistent weight or thickness surrounding a figure or object will flatten the image. Tapering or breaking a line in a curve can connote a highlight or make the curve flow. Also, a tentative line will read as such. Give every mark or line authority and make sure it serves a purpose. Try to use only the marks you need.” 101 Things Learned in Art School, Kit White, 2011, MIT Press


Drawing: Last Day to Work on Book Drawings – CRIT TOMORROW

Develop Craft: Learning to use tools, materials, artistic conventions; and learning to care for tools, materials, and space.

Today you resolve the drawings. What challenges do you still have in front of you?

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Books AS Art: http://beautifuldecay.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/jonathan_callan.jpg

What do you need to do TONIGHT or TODAY to finalize your work?

 


Studio Art 360: Final Day to Work on the Bas Relief Work – New Stuff TOMORROW!

3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.

What colors are working BEST for you with your painting and how can you improve the rest of the idea?

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What do you need to do to complete this work? http://juliasanderl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/copper_03.jpg

Let’s take a QUICK critique… Rubrics everyone.


AP Studio Art: Critique and then MOVING FORWARD

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.

What do you feel about talking aloud when it comes to other’s works? What are your thoughts about why you may be apprehensive or confident when discussing other individual’s work?

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Critiquing Art – Are you READY to TALK? Listen? https://fthmb.tqn.com/ngD6NBVuBQ39iyOvs8GF_U5beWs=/2080×1441/filters:no_upscale():fill(FFCC00,1)/about/GettyImages-158315328-581c1cfd3df78cc2e8f36e8a.jpg

What were 3 things that you GAVE to the group during our critique?

#Deadlines are COMING UP! #Resolve your #Artwork!

#17 Drawing is About Mark Making “Every mark has a distinct character and quality.Every mark is a signature. Variations in pressure and weight is the visual equivalent of intonation. Marks, or lines, of consistent weight or thickness surrounding a figure or object will flatten the image. Tapering or breaking a line in a curve can connote a highlight or make the curve flow. Also, a tentative line will read as such. Give every mark or line authority and make sure it serves a purpose. Try to use only the marks you need.” 101 Things Learned in Art School, Kit White, 2011, MIT Press


Drawing: Two more STUDIO DAYS – RESOLVE YOUR IMAGE!

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.

What do you need to do TODAY? Hurry to get it done – BUT WELL! Can you add color, texture, images to the book pages?

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Books in Art: http://2ff8n03drmib1b12373aauek-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/assets/images/Art/Books/panikanova.jpg

What needs doing? Passes? Come in to finish? Take home?


Studio Art 360: Sketchbook MAKE UP week. Board Painting too.

3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.

Remember that THIS WEEK is the WEEK to REVISE sketchbooks for better / stronger UNDERSTANDING and DEMONSTRATION of MASTERY (and the grade). We are going to retrieve out Sol LeWitt COLOR images from the hallway and work ONE of the patterns up onto a panel. Which of your COLOR ideas are you happiest with and WHY?

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Sol LeWitt – Lines – and YOU? http://d5wt70d4gnm1t.cloudfront.net/media/a-s/artworks/sol-lewitt/33024-843207877545/sol-lewitt-four-pointed-stars-800×800.jpg

What are you most pleased with in the painting process? Why?


AP Studio Art: CRITIQUE! WOOHOO – 1 Day behind – MODIFY the CALENDAR!

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.

What do you feel about talking aloud when it comes to other’s works? What are your thoughts about why you may be apprehensive or confident when discussing other individual’s work?

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Critiquing Art – Are you READY to TALK? Listen? https://fthmb.tqn.com/ngD6NBVuBQ39iyOvs8GF_U5beWs=/2080×1441/filters:no_upscale():fill(FFCC00,1)/about/GettyImages-158315328-581c1cfd3df78cc2e8f36e8a.jpg

What were 3 things that you GAVE to the group during our critique?

#Monday in the #ArtStudio = #Work!

This week we are going to be finishing work up. Drawing, Studio Art 360, AP Studio Art… even Yearbook is moving forward quickly. To work on the ideas of MASTERING SKILLS one needs to be thoughtful about the work they are doing – it is NOT about getting the grade or making the work to please the teacher – it is about making the work to learn from your art making. How are you doing?


#17 Drawing is About Mark Making “Every mark has a distinct character and quality.Every mark is a signature. Variations in pressure and weight is the visual equivalent of intonation. Marks, or lines, of consistent weight or thickness surrounding a figure or object will flatten the image. Tapering or breaking a line in a curve can connote a highlight or make the curve flow. Also, a tentative line will read as such. Give every mark or line authority and make sure it serves a purpose. Try to use only the marks you need.” 101 Things Learned in Art School, Kit White, 2011, MIT Press

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Elaine De Kooning – Mark Making – Abstract Expressionism: https://uploads1.wikiart.org/images/elaine-de-kooning/abstract-1970.jpg

Drawing: Critiques Last Week – We will END the week with the FINAL CRITIQUE.

1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

Open up to page 13 in the handbook and answer this before we even get started: What have been your biggest struggles with the ideas of making this work of art? Has this changed your outlook on making art? Explain your thoughts.

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Blending and Layering with pastels: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/enLnhDHPVZg/maxresdefault.jpg

New thoughts on TODAY’s progress. Give 2 and SHARE THEM with your classmates


Studio Art 360: Finish the Bas Relief – Begin a Drawing

3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.

Final day on the metal bas-relief work you have created. What are you HAPPIEST about regarding the design and the EXECUTION of the materials? Reflect on a RUBRIC today

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Copper Plate and final mounting of works. Color will be added to the wood. http://juliasanderl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/copper_05.jpg

What is the least successful aspect of your bas relief copper plate?


AP Studio Art: Extension and Grit – Moving Forward

Ad: 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.

This is it! What can you do to wrap up this assignment today? Freakonomics: http://freakonomics.com/podcast/grit/ 

Listen and watch HERE – Angela Duckworth on TED Talks. 6 minutes of idea.

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Angela Duckworth GRIT

Is there anything you need to do this evening to FINALIZE your work of Art?

#WELCOME BACK! #2017-18 Year is HERE!

Welcome back to the school year. I really look forward to all the classes and art that were going to experience together. I hope to use this website as a place for communicating ideas and talking about art as well as a place to help you know where we are in the studio. I hope you enjoy the year as much as I will. Make sure you follow this site to get the frequent updates and also follow ArtWithKorb on facebook and Twitter the #Artwithkorb. Now, let’s go make art.

What is Art? Anges Martin “Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.”

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HANDBOOK HERE


Drawing: Observation – It’s all about the Eyes

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 challenges or successes you had with your first few thumbnail drawings about the STACK of BOOKS – START with Stack of CUBES and Perspective. Huge in the center of the room? THINK COMPOSITION.


Studio Art 360: What are the BUILDING blocks of Art? Line!

2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.

Line – Using the Drawing paper in front of you and the pencils provided – let’s work through the ideas of Sol LeWitt – Sort of.

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Sol LeWitt: http://a398.idata.over-blog.com/429×423/1/96/04/42/s-rie-F/LeWitt-S.-Four-Basic-Kinds-of-Straight-Lines-69.jpg

Handout is HERE.

STICKY NOTES… What are 3 things you hope to learn in this room? END OF CLASS – Stand up – Think about what you are hoping to learn – in ONE WORD (and you cannot repeat another person’s comment) Your name and then your word.


AP Studio Art: Alright Gals and Guy… We are into it NOW! GO!

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.


The View… Sketchbook and Reading

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Ted Orland in the Classroom…

25 parts to this and next weeks project. What are you most comfortable with? Pencil, Charcoal, Pastel, or Paint? Why?

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Multiple Objects Drawn / Painted / Created / Studied Over and Over and Over: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/3c/aa/49/3caa49cc3d612f6885eaf15fcbd77fa6.jpg

What materials have you used today? How are the projects coming along?

Let’s Look at the SYLLABUS and the YEAR. Handouts: Handbook, Syllabus, Field Trip Info, Permission Slips.

#Taliesin, #PleinAir, and #HOMEWORK for July 10! See you on Monday at #CampWadewitz.

  1. REMEMBER – We are MEETING at Camp Wadewitz on Monday. Nobody will be at the school for access to the classroom. You need to get yourself to Wadewitz for the morning.
  2. HOMEWORK was assigned on Thursday for everyone… the three of you who were unable to go on the field trip… HERE is your copy of the assignment (I’ll have it with me on Monday too).
  3. A link to the photo album of our Taliesin Field Trip is HERE. PLEASE add your photos from our trip. This was a great day and I want as much visual to remember the visit. Your views are different than mine and I want to see what you saw too.

Ok… What’s Next?


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If you are ever in the Spring Green part of Wisconsin, or are just looking for a destination for the day, Taliesin is the place to go. (Not to be confused with the House on the Rock – which is a lovely place I am sure.) My plein air artists were treated to a beautiful and insightful tour of the house and studio of Mr. Wright in Taliesin as well as the school of architecture (and lunch) at the Hillside School (information about the school itself can be found HERE). Thank you to Caroline and Becky for the hospitality and warm welcome (again). Thanks also to the hardworking artists who were able to paint, draw, and get to meet some of the folks at Taliesin. As for Mr. Korb… I got two watercolors done (one is now in the collection of Effi Casey, an instructor at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture – Taliesin) a painting of her house on the Taliesin Grounds.

Hello @WaterfordCC102 – We’ve Got a Day Off – Sort of… Time to Reflect.

What a wonderful first week in (out of) studio. You artists did a wonderful job. Here are some images to reflect back on the week with. Take it easy (no… go out and make more art). Thank you to all the parents and guardians who have supported and encouraged our artists to make art over the summer!


The TALIESIN Field Trip is THURSDAY. We leave at 7:30AM. I hope you all get your monies and permission slips in MONDAY. They need a final count and so do I. Forms are below:

  • Information Sheet HERE
  • Taliesin Hold Harmless Agreement HERE

 

Ok… Now the pictures.

WUHS 2017 Graduates – Congratulations!

Happy Graduation to ALL the 2017 WUHS Graduates. I was fortunate enough to be the school photographer on Sunday and these are a sampling of the fun and excitement that was had. 4 years (13 years) goes by SO fast. Enjoy each and every day. Enjoy your accomplishments, it is a beautiful day so… Go Make Some Art!

Frank

Capitol Conference Art Exhibition – UW – Madison / Pyle Center AND 50 Sheets of Paper – WUHS

Capitol Conference Art Exhibition – UW Madison / Pyle Center

50 Sheets of Paper – Click HERE to see the Album.

These drawings were created by the Advanced Drawing class with two stipulations, they needed to base their drawing on a sense of observation and they needed to use 50 sheets of paper. The rest was up to them. Our artists chose from a wide range of topics and ideas – all personal to them. Using direct observation, symbolism, and abstraction, our artists have created a wide variety of images all at various skill levels and approaches for you to enjoy.

Joslin Stern's "“And she can laugh!” he said with wrath" from the 50 Sheets of Paper Assignment. Advanced Drawing - 2017.
Joslin Stern’s ““And she can laugh!” he said with wrath” from the 50 Sheets of Paper Assignment. Advanced Drawing – 2017.

#MoMA #Women in #PostwarAbstraction – and #MakingArt on a #wednesday – #ArtStudio

Albert Einstein: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/3f/17/61/3f176185b7269a1576868f47e85bac7c.jpg
Albert Einstein: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/3f/17/61/3f176185b7269a1576868f47e85bac7c.jpg

Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction / MoMA Live…

Just to give a bit of art history and importance / social context of women in art history…


Drawing: Kandinsky Critique

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 were the similarities and differences in your ideas and Kandinsky’s?

Remember Helen Miren - This one is from MO=oMA: http://www.moma.org/collection_images/resized/443/w500h420/CRI_241443.jpg
Remember Helen Mirren – This one is from MO=oMA: http://www.moma.org/collection_images/resized/443/w500h420/CRI_241443.jpg

Nothing – We Self Reflected ALL hour.


Studio Art 360: Selfies and the Grid

7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.

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

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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 gridding the work out?

Remember our Sketches from Yesterday? Here are a few websites for you to enjoy from the artists Stephen Shanabrook and Veronika Georgieva.

Advanced Drawing: Skeleton Isolation Drawing

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

What do you think the skills that you currently have will help you in the process of the skeleton drawing?

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How are you dealing with the negative space in your skeleton? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/de/e5/d3/dee5d33596aa1c473f97da7fc4ae3061.jpg

How does your drawing look in your own eyes? What did the process of ERASING the image in the beginning do for you?


AP Studio Art – YOUR BODY OF WORK!

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.

What are 3 things you have learned, researched, inquired about your ideas for your concentration so far this week? I’ve had MANY great conversations with each almost each of you… what do you take away from them?

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Alexander Clader’s Circus: http://whitney.org/image_columns/0002/4353/alexandercalderinstallview1_600_1200.jpg?1369062947

What are your questions about making your statement ONLINE? Do you have an idea how to access your ONLINE portion of the website? :