OH NO! Exams are TOMORROW!!!

Who Needs EXTRA CREDIT? Take this SELF-EVALUATION and SURVEY to receive ONE FULL A+ Sketchbook Assignment EXTRA CREDIT. DUE – FRIDAY, January 17, 2014 at the END OF THE SCHOOL DAY.

This day is all that is good and fair. It is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on yesterdays. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Art Foundations: Clean, Review, Question Mr. Korb about whatever questions you may have.

What are the elements and principles of art? How can you remember it all? What are you doing to prepare for the final exam? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/elements-principles.jpg

Goals:

  1. 4.2 describe the purpose and meaning of art objects within different cultures, times, and places
  2. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.1 history 4.3.2 aesthetics 4.3.3 and culture as it relates to your own art (All Means STUDY!)

Review and Dr. Know All About Art Game, cleaning. G. What do you have to do to get yourself READY for the exam? Do you have your note card ready?

Advanced Drawing: Work, Work, Work – CLEAN!

PSYCHO! Mr. Korb’s favorite movie… well one of them… check out this reference to Edward Hopper’s “House by the Railroad” from Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller “Psycho”. http://www.edwardhopper.net/images/paintings/house-by-the-railroad.jpg

Goals:

  1. 5.3 describe meanings of Self Portrait drawings by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques

What do you hope to accomplish in the creation of this work? what messages are you communicating in this drawing?

AP Studio Art: CRITIQUE

Would the real slim shady please stand up? Elizabeth Peyton celebrates the celebrity! http://arttattler.com/Images/NorthAmerica/Missouri/St.%20Louis/Mildred%20Lane%20Kemper/Elizabeth%20Payton/Em.jpg

Goals:

  1. 4.2 describe the purpose and meaning of art objects within different cultures, times, and places
  2. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.1 history 4.3.2 aesthetics 4.3.3 and culture as it relates to your own art

Questions? What is it you need to do on the final exam? How do you plan on finishing this artwork?

What do your today hold? Embrace it!

This day is all that is good and fair. It is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on yesterdays. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not worry about the past… what about today and tomorrow? http://www.makemymood.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/today-is-a-good-day.jpg

Art Foundations: Review – Hand in Art – Clean

Max Ernst – Frottage, Grattage, Decalcomania – Social Commentary? Maybe not that… http://www.kunstmuseum-bonn.de/typo3temp/pics/7a7e468339.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.4.3 evaluation of your work as you are wrapping it up (formative and summative reflections about your artwork).

“The Golden Age of Abstraction” ARTnews, April 2013:

What are the challenges you had with this semester? Sketchbooks, class time, losing art? What can be done differently by Mr. Korb? What could be done differently by the artists?

Advanced Drawing: WORK! Clean!

We have looked at Edward Hopper a bit this quarter… lets read about him a bit more… http://www.edwardhopper.net/

Goals:

  1. 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What do you hope to accomplish in the creation of this work? what messages are you communicating in this drawing?\

AP Studio Art: Work – Clean!

Elizabeth Peyton – Let’s see her work! http://www.sanjeev.net/modernart/jake-at-the-new-viet-huong-by-elizabeth-peyton-0308.jpg

Goals:

  1. 5.5 evaluate responses to works of art for communicating 5.5.1 rationale and 5.5.2 ideas

What have you got to do to finish your exam? What is your concentration looking like?

Keep Calm… Focus on your GOALS (and exams).

“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” – Brian Tracy

What it says! http://blog.7geese.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/keep-calm-and-focus-your-goals1.png

Advanced Drawing: Portraits

Vermeer’s “The Music Lesson” plays a similar role in the communication of ideas that you are working on in your artwork. What messages are YOU trying to communicate? http://taboofart.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/hiroshi-sugimoto-the-music-lesson-1999.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.2) Evaluate the effectiveness of artworks in terms of organization and functions. (D).
  2. (3.3) describe the origins of images and ideas and explain why they are of value in art (D).

What is the message you are communicating? What do you need to take home so that this is DONE on exam day? (One day to work, one day to clean next week.) How fun /frustrating is this for you? WRITE OUT YOUR THOUGHTS IN YOUR COMMENTS SECTION!

Art Foundations: Texture / Collage / Social Commentary

Architecture and NON-OBJECTIVE Abstraction. How are you focusing on the ideas that are being presented? http://1vze7o2h8a2b2tyahl3i0t6812c3.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/52-1024×1004.jpg

Non Objective Art / Social Commentary PRESENTATION IS HERE

Goals:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.
  2. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well

As you think about the social topic you have decided to work with, why is it important to you that it become s the final work that you spend the time this semester working on? With all of the different techniques, projects, elements and principles that we have learned, how are you going to pull it all together to this final excellent work of art?

“The Golden Age of Abstraction” ARTnews, April 2013:

AP Studio Art: Concentration

What is Frank Juarez concerned with when he builds his body of work? What are similarities you have seen from the past two days? What are differences? How can you ask the same questions about your own work? http://frankjuarezpaintings.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/stay-float-by-frank-juarez1.jpg?w=700&h=&crop=1

Goals:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art
  2. 5.2 stand behind your criticism of art

When speaking about and looking at others work, what have you learned about yourself? What have you learned about others?

Self Reflection Time… what have you learned about yourself?

“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” – Brian Tracy

Advanced Drawing: Portraits and Rubrics

Johannes Vermeer The Milkmaid demonstrates many of the requirements of our assignment. Does YOUR drawing? http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a8/Vermeer_-_The_Milkmaid.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.3) Create artworks that use organization and function to solve specific visual challenges. (P).
  2. (5.1)Identify the intentions and purposes behind making art.

What are the specific visual problems that you are in need of solving? What is the intention you have behind making this final work of art?

Art Foundations: Painting / Texture / Collage / Social Commentary

What does “Celestial” mean to you? Let’s take a moment and read about the ideas here. http://1vze7o2h8a2b2tyahl3i0t6812c3.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/04241-838×1024.jpg

Goals:

  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve Non-Objective Abstract Compositions.
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.

What are the / is the social topic that you are focusing on with the ideas of the Abstraction Artwork? Why is this the important topic that you have chosen?

“The Golden Age of Abstraction” ARTnews, April 2013:

AP Studio Art: Concentration 5 and 6 (or 6 and 7)

How are you focusing on the day to day, work to work pieces as you develop the body of work? http://frankjuarez.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/indiana-green-by-frank-juarez.jpg?w=299&h=300

Goals:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art
  2. 5.2 stand behind your criticism of art (have a conversation with one another BEFORE we begin to talk about the most recent compositions you have for your concentration).

What have you learned about yourself? What have you learned about others?

AP Extra Credit – Through Friday at Midnight – Click Here!

Focused Goals – Keep Working and Stay on Task.

Special Thanks to the Teachers at St. Andrew’s School in Boca Raton, Florida. I had a great time speaking with you all. If I can help out in any way… please feel free to contact me! Frank

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“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” – Brian Tracy

5 Days of Class… then EXAMS… let’s stay FOCUSED folks! http://mavericksquared.com/www/wordpress-content/uploads/2012/08/set-goal.jpg

Advanced Drawing: Portraits – Continue to work

Jan van Eyke – Arnolfini Wedding – interior / Exterior – Even the PAINTER is in the painting… https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/jan-van-eyck-arnolfini2bportraity2bdes2bdonateurs.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.3) Create artworks that use organization and function to solve specific visual challenges.
  2. (5.1) Identify the intentions and purposes behind making art. (D)

What has been the most challenging thing for you so far? How do you feel about the progress of your work so far? What do you need to do in order to finish? This will take us up to EXAM DAY… Rubric is DUE on exam day – critique will be the exam.

Art Foundations: Color Wheel and Color Mixing with Acrylic Paint

Color Wheel and Texture – What do you remember about color mixing? Talk to your neighbor about HOW to mix, paint, clean… etc… http://integritypromos.com/site/custom_apparel_files/Color-Wheel—Transparent.png

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply acrylic paint, color mixing techniques, and painting processes with 1.1.1 skill, 1.1.2 confidence, 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas of the color wheel are executed well
  2. 1.2 create painting techniques (grattage and decalcomania that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials, 1.2.2 techniques, 1.2.3 and processes you use.

“The Golden Age of Abstraction” ARTnews, April 2013:

What color did you find as very difficult to make? What color was easy (and not RY or B)?

AP Studio Art: Concentration Work and “Of Sailors and Whales” – DUE TODAY

What is a concentration? Frank Juarez is a Sheboygan artist – here’s his site! Enjoy! http://frankjuarezpaintings.com/

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

What are the works that need work? What are you doing with the time you are in here? Should I be writing you passes for your study halls? If I am, should I continue?

May 24, 2013 – Friday – Happy Birthday Abby!

“A dream only becomes overrated when not pursued by the dreamer.” ― Courtney Hickman

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Art Foundations: Collage and build the ABSTRACT IMAGE based on your personal life and feelings…

Simplicity in the use of ELEMENTS of ART can make an abstraction – what are you doing? What are your textures?

GOALS:

  1. 1.3 communicate your thoughts on social topics clearly
  2. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.3 your culture as it relates to your own art.

What have you learned about the creation of ABSTRACT ART? What have you learned about the important things in your life THROUGH the creation of your ABSTRACT ART PROCESS?

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DRAWING: 1) Perspective and 2) Critiques… 6th hour is going to have to hustle ONE DAY tocatch up. PHOTOGRAPHS will HAVE TO BE a part of the process. THESE Photos are going to be UPLOADED to the FINAL CRITIQUE for the FINAL EXAM… make sure you are documenting the process.

EVOL, “DRESDEN 09”, 2010 Spray paint on cardboard, 61 x 76 cm —> High Resolution… How can you do this… GOUACHE, GESSO, PENCIL!

GOALS:

  1. 5.1 Identify the rationale behind making art.
  2. 1.4 Create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 Analysis (how do you see the perspective in your drawing?)

Where did you struggle in remembering perspective? How can you use the skills of sighting in to refresh your memory and heighten your skills? THIS IS A FAST PROJECT that IS the basis of the FINAL EXAM. If you do not finish the drawing in the time allotted – you will have a hard time passing the final exam. HOW can you make this YOUR own special drawing? Your locker? Your favorite hallway / doorway / classroom?

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AP Studio Art: CONGRATULATIONS! Let’s get out there and be proud of the 9 months of ART MAKING!

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GOALS:

  1. 2.5 defend personal evaluations
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value Work at the (AP) Art Exhibition.

What did you contribute to the cultural end of the school day? What questions came up? What controversy came up? Who do you impress and why? What were your thoughts as the day / hour went by? Good job folks… One more week of Art Making and then the end…

May 23, 2013 – Thursday

WELCOME HOME MOM!
WELCOME HOME MOM!

“A dream only becomes overrated when not pursued by the dreamer.” ― Courtney Hickman

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Art Foundations: Continue to develop the ABSTRACT IDEAS of your Social / Personal ideas and topics of importance. What is your social topic / personal idea and how can you use abstraction and texture to communicate the meaning.

GOALS:

  1. 1.3 communicate your thoughts on social topics clearly
  2. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.3 your culture as it relates to your own art

What sorts of ABSTRACT imagery have you come up with to help communicate your message?

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Drawing: This is, hopefully, the last day of the critique – we are going to get some FINAL words from the 3rd hour and maybe the 6th hour – 1 more day in 6th likely…

What’s to come? – I will show you tomorrow… we can’t spend a lot of time in it but… if you are interested – here is an AWESOME link to the inspiration that will take you to the halls… LINK HERE to the WILDE Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

Crit of Still Life Drawings
Previous High school Classes Critiquing – ONE MORE DAY of confidence building!

GOALS:

  1. 5.1 Identify the rationale behind making art.
  2. 1.4 Create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 Analysis (how do you see the perspective in your drawing?)

What is the most important thing you have taken away from the entire process of the critique? How can you use the information that you have learned and put it to use in the next works that you are going to create?

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AP Studio Art – I like to Move it move it… MOVE IT TO THE CAFETERIA!

GOALS:

  1. Stand behind your criticism / creation of art
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

NEXT WEEK TUESDAY! We are in the Cafeteria – what do you need to have finished to be a completed display by then? Friday is a WASH – unless you all want to hang in the cafeteria tomorrow and then… I can work out passes for the half day – THIS MIGHT BE A GREAT IDEA!

 

May 22, 2013 – Wednesday

“A dream only becomes overrated when not pursued by the dreamer.” ― Courtney Hickman 

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Art Foundations: Continue to develop the ABSTRACT IDEAS of your Social / Personal ideas and topics of importance.

Abstract art at its best… Vasilly Kandinsky…Localization of Graphic Motifs II. 1912–13

Abstraction – -Color Schemes – What can you do? What did Max Ernst do?

GOALS:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.
  2. 1.1 apply paint, crayon, and charcoal, through various texture making processes, using collage with 1.1.3 an awareness so that your ideas are executed well

What have you been able to do to help you SYMBOLIZE the larger concrete idea into an ABSTRACT visual representation? Which if the three categories does it fit under – Cosmology, Architecture, or Landscape? HOW?

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Drawing: Critique your artwork and your classmates artwork?

I am so glad that I am back… thank you all.

GOALS:

  1. 2.1 form criticism about artworks that work to accomplish personal meanings (what are you trying to communicate?)
  2. 5.5 Evaluate responses to works of art for communicating rationale and ideas.

What did you accomplish with the critique today? How does this process help you with your artwork? What are you still struggling with regarding the process of the critique?

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AP Studio Art: Installing your art exhibition and getting the space ready for your debut to the school.

  • YOU ARE ON YOUR OWN – Ms. Hanson and Mr. Roberts are watching you today. Please use the time and space wisely. We are walking the display boards to the CAFETERIA TOMORROW. 
  • Write Down your Goals for the day… end of the hour – look at the accomplishments you have done and respond to the questions below.
  • Bryan – you are in charge of time.
  • Mel – you are in charge of the Computer and the Technology.
  • Matt – you are in charge of music.
  • Make sure the room is CLEAN and ORGANIZED at the end of the hour and the walls are back in the corner.
Last day to adjust the lights and straighten the pictures, fix the artist statements and make sure your names are on the wall correctly.

GOALS:

  1. 2.5 defend personal evaluations
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

How does your artwork look? How have you put your best foot forward and represented yourself in the best light? What are the struggles you can see in your work? What are the successes that you see in your work?

May 21, 2013 – Tuesday

“A dream only becomes overrated when not pursued by the dreamer.” ― Courtney Hickman 

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Art Foundations: We are going to be working in ABSTRACTION and reading about UNITY and that sort of stuff. If you are away… Check out the text online – Look to the right of the screen and click on the Foundations Page… REMEMBER that the exam is coming up shortly – begin to review! What are social topics that are important to you in life? We are going to create works over the next week that speak to the social topic that you feel is important enough in your life that you can make work to respond and comment on it.

ARTnews: The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Abstraction Worksheet / brainstorming sheet – HERE

Max Ernst (1891‑1976) Title The Entire City La Ville entière Date 1934 Medium Oil paint on paper on canvas Dimensions support: 502 x 613 mm frame: 696 x 798 x 47 mm Collection Tate Acquisition Purchased with assistance from the Knapping Fund 1941 Reference N05289

GOALS:

  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.
How to ABSTRACT the idea of COSMOLOGY? Stars, planets, orbs, or orbits? What might you be able to do with this image?
What about the idea of a landscape? How could you abstract this idea with shape, line, texture, or / and color?
What about the idea of athletics as being important and how can you abstract this idea? The use of abstraction is hard, but when you think about simplifying the forms into shape and focus on the arrangement of the shapes, colors, textures, or other elements of art… it can become easier and more meaningful.

What is the social topic that you feel is important enough to make an artwork about? Why does it touch your life? How?

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DRAWING:

Perspective… Remember this???

GOALS:

  1. Create multiple solutions to visual problems.

What were the biggest challenges you had today with perspective? What came back to you relatively easily?

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AP Studio Art: Hang a show! Get the work up and out!

Make it even… make it straight… make it balanced!

GOALS:

  1. 2.5 defend personal evaluations
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

How many works have you chosen for your exhibition? Feedback from your neighbor about your display / wall.

May 20, 2013 – Monday

“A dream only becomes overrated when not pursued by the dreamer.” ― Courtney Hickman 

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Art Foundations: We are going to be working in ABSTRACTION and reading about UNITY and that sort of stuff. If you are away… Check out the text online – Look to the right of the screen and click on the Foundations Page…

ARTnews: The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Abstraction – -Color Schemes – What can you do? What did Max Ernst do?

GOALS:

  1. 4.3 compare relationships of texture and meaning in visual art in terms of 4.3.2 aesthetics (how things look and how you respond to them)
  2. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.

What is the topic that that you focused on today? How do you think that you are going to be able to create an abstract work of art based on the idea? Why does abstract art look so easy? Why do you feel it is going to be hard?

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Drawing: Critique Day! What have you got? What are you going to be talking about? What are you going to be LISTENING FOR?

Romare Bearden gave critiques too, and his students listened and participated in the critiques as well. DO NOT LET one or two of your classmates dominate the room.

GOALS:

  1. 2.1 form criticism about artworks that work to accomplish personal meanings (what are you trying to communicate?)
  2. 5.5 Evaluate responses to works of art for communicating rationale and ideas.

What have you taken away from today’s critique? What came from this past week’s worth of work? What did you learn about the ideas of your own work / ideas / work from the instructor with specific goals and intentions in mind? Easy? Hard? What made it worthwhile?

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AP Studio Art: Are you ready to go with your show? What have you done with your statement? What have you got for your name tags? Do you have your Art and Fear ready to go? PIZZA TIME!

GOALS:

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of artwork. (P).
  2. Know about the use of symbolism, self-reflection, personal experiences, and feelings

What did you take away from today’s critique? What did you offer to your classmates? (2) Statement / Paper or Presentation DUE (last week – be ready to hang art today!)