#Monday and a BOATLOAD of #Critiques this week in #Art

Ted Kruzan TED Talk: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/cms/binary/8032880.jpg?size=620x400s
Ted Kruzan TED Talk: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/cms/binary/8032880.jpg?size=620x400s
Ted Kruzan TED Talk: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/cms/binary/8032880.jpg?size=620x400s

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Drawing: Nests – ONE more day?

G:  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. A: Looking at the still life in front of you, what is the one aspect of it that you are most pleased with? Why are you so pleased with how you handled the materials and composition? What do you need to TOUCH UP TODAY! Crit Tomorrow!

Look, Critique, Reflect... FINISH your work for tomorrow! https://i0.wp.com/www.artic.edu/sites/default/files/styles/slideshow_scale/public/cal_TP_crit_360.png
Look, Critique, Reflect… FINISH your work for tomorrow! http://www.artic.edu/sites/default/files/styles/slideshow_scale/public/cal_TP_crit_360.png?itok=AhqbYJZS

What was it that you took away from today’s critique? How will you contribute to the success of the conversation tomorrow?

Studio Art 360: Still Life CRITQUE

8.1P: Interpret an artwork or collection of works, supported by relevant and sufficient evidence found in the work and its various contexts.

As you examine this work of art, what are the larger SKILLS you have developed in the process

Whats the FINAL process looking like? Are you going to be ready on Monday? https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg
Whats the FINAL process looking like? Are you going to be ready on Monday? https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg

As artists, we are in it for the process of MAKING ART, not necessarily worrying about the finished product. How do you feel about the idea of  PROCESS versus PRODUCT? 

 

Advanced Drawing: 50 SoP WORK

 G: 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.

This is the LAST WEEK on this drawing – I think we are LONG past the original time it was planned for. That’s OK – BUT – WHAT DO YOU REALLY NEED TO FOCUS ON TO BE READY FOR MONDAY’S CRITIQUE? Seriously… CRIT on MONDAY!

Felix Gonzoles Torres... https://i0.wp.com/dbprng00ikc2j.cloudfront.net/work/image/46284/slide/Communication_Breakdown_Felix_Gonzalez_Torres__Christopher_Wool_untitled_693_118.jpg
Felix Gonzoles Torres… http://dbprng00ikc2j.cloudfront.net/work/image/46284/slide/Communication_Breakdown_Felix_Gonzalez_Torres__Christopher_Wool_untitled_693_118.jpg

Were you able to get 3 things accomplished today that help you see you are on the right path for completion? Is there a good amount of work to finish? STAY ON TASK. 

AP Studio Art: Concentration CRITIQUE (and PLAN)

10.1Ad: Synthesize knowledge of social, cultural, historical, and personal life with art-making approaches to create meaningful works of art or design.

Well… Grab a RUBRIC IV – AP Studio Art and begin your self evaluation – AFTER you have taken a few 12 minutes to do  written evaluation of 4 works of art – make sure your written critiques use ACTIONABLE / CRITICAL / IMPROVEMENT type statements. Your sticky notes from last time were, in some cases weak and unproductive. Let’s start this critique then. Get the work up in front of us and you lead the way. KORB will sit and listen… Keep time Korb.

Critique - You do the work... I do the listening... and time keeping. https://i0.wp.com/www.saic.edu/media/saic/gfx/admissions/whysaic-undergrad/critiquereplace.jpg
Critique – You do the work… I do the listening… and time keeping. http://www.saic.edu/media/saic/gfx/admissions/whysaic-undergrad/critiquereplace.jpg

Nothing – The Critique was part of it. 

 

#WelcomeBack, now let’s #MakeArt (and #Critique)

“If I persist, if I continue to try, if I continue to charge forward, I will succeed.” — Og Mandino

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Failure is an OPTION! Do(n’t Qu)It https://media.licdn.com/mpr/mpr/p/5/005/096/06f/1239979.jpg

“And even if you don’t succeed… there is NOTHING wrong with failure (just get back and try again – and again – and again…).” – Frank Korb 


Studio Art 360: Critique PORTRAITS and COLOR THEORY

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 are the strengths of your work that you are most proud of in your painting? What challenges did you struggle with the most? YELLOW STICKY NOTE!

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Alex Katz in front of his own work. Let’s see you in front of yours! https://static1.squarespace.com/static/526498c9e4b0f1fda0be61d3/t/52d4d096e4b0002632d29461/1389678743130/AK-double.jpg

 Critique and prep for tomorrow’s glazing of work. G: How did the critique help you look at the skills and challenges in making art? Alex Katz: Portrait: 


Painting: Portraits and OILS

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

You’ve been away for some time… take a moment and look carefully at your artwork. What stands out as STRONG? What stands out as “I need to work on this?” Write out a BRIEF statement about the work in front of you.

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Oil Painting – How do you feel about coming back to it? http://img.ehowcdn.com/615×200/ehow/images/a04/6v/40/use-oil-paints-800×800.jpg

What “discoveries” or “new insights” have you found about your work? 


Drawing: Critique your Portraits

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.

As you look over the final portrait – what are the skills you found that you have that you might not have seen at the beginning of this process? ALSO – Tomorrow – you begin on your final drawing for the semester – your OWN creation – ALL YOUR OWN IDEAS.

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Critique! http://www.thefeministwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/JOEMARINARO.jpg

Day of critiquing is reflection enough.


AP: Let’s Talk Concentration

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.

How are you evolving in the development of your work – your concentration of works? What are three things that you see as true growth?

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Critique https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5289/5213149069_c6bda1985e.jpg

What are you looking to do with the “last” / next set of three? 

 

#WelcomeBack! So much to SHARE! #Authors .@NPR .@ThisAmericanLife #Art – Let’s see what has happened!

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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: color and Color Schemes

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

Remember the sketchbook? Let’s start there (page 21 in the handbook). Here’s my communication with the artists: Stephen Shanabrook and Veronika Georgieva as well as the Studio Art 360 Images from Class

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Stephern Shananbrook and : https://static1.squarespace.com/static/52961d7ce4b098fd7ea44b6f/t/52d9eddae4b0d99728f6715b/1390013915741/01.jpg

 

QUIZ TIME! NOTE CARDS – Let’s Make Flashcards and LEARN HOW TO MIX COLORS! N: BEGIN the color scheme flashcards. On paper, let’s mix all the colors (3 SOLID COLORS per page and then Cut and Collage into FLASH CARDS to use on the FINAL EXAM!

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Andy Warhol Self-Portrait: http://www.moma.org/wp/moma_learning/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Warhol.-Self-Portrait-393×395.jpg

Assignment – FOR Wednesday make sure you have your SELFIE made for the SELF-PORTRAIT in the style of Andy Warhol.


PAINTING: Oil Painting Coming Up Soon

Self-Portrait… What are 3 things you THINK about based on your past experiences when it comes to SELF PORTRAITS? N: Building a Canvas… PROCESS.

Self Portraits (and Portraits - I want you to make an image important too you!) Suggestion... avoid your current relationships - I don't want to suggest things won't work out but... do you want to risk your relationship on a painting? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/self-portraits-from-google-2015.png
Self Portraits (and Portraits – I want you to make an image important too you!) Suggestion… avoid your current relationships – I don’t want to suggest things won’t work out but… do you want to risk your relationship on a painting? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/self-portraits-from-google-2015.png

What is the ONE big challenge you will have in the process of building a canvas? What are TWO strengths in the idea / practice of building your OWN CANVAS versus buying one from a store?


DRAWING: Portraits! Let’s get to it!

What is it about the EYES that makes it EASIEST or most DIFFICULT to draw? N: Proper facial features – begin with eyes.

HEY, Nice Eyes! https://i2.wp.com/img02.deviantart.net/2631/i/2012/037/f/b/trapped_soul_by_giralikesyou-d4owvmw.jpg
HEY, Nice Eyes! http://img02.deviantart.net/2631/i/2012/037/f/b/trapped_soul_by_giralikesyou-d4owvmw.jpg

What mistakes did YOU make – how bad were they when it came to eyes?

HA! Not as challenging! https://i2.wp.com/www.statuaryplace.com/store/images/12%20mm%20yellow%20animal%20eyes.jpg
HA! Not as challenging! http://www.statuaryplace.com/store/images/12%20mm%20yellow%20animal%20eyes.jpg

 


AP STUDIO ART: Adventures!

 

 

We listened to EACH of the stories about ADVENTURE! from ACT TWO! and then created our own image to go along with it. We are going to write a story about it – an artist statement and then share it with our authors. Let’s PHOTOGRAPH them so we have them documented. I can’t guarantee anything will come of it, but let’s see what we see… https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/448/adventure 

How have YOU begun to understand the importance of reflection and revision?Hey guys – Here’s your assignment for THURSDAY! TYPE up a 200 works 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? 

CRIT Sandwich: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lUHLfa7kEPY/TzHdc2miDGI/AAAAAAAAAuQ/4dc8ZuH8VNk/s320/hamburger-critique.jpg
CRIT Sandwich: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lUHLfa7kEPY/TzHdc2miDGI/AAAAAAAAAuQ/4dc8ZuH8VNk/s320/hamburger-critique.jpg

What is something that you took away from the critique today – whether it be about YOUR work or about another person’s work.

 

#Thursday and #OneMoreDay of #Art

 Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”… for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Drawing: MUSIC and ART!

Wassily Kandisnky: http://totallyhistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/composition-vi-1913.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.4 evaluate and interpret your art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context and 4.4.3 meanings showing understanding.
  • What were the similarities and differences in your ideas and Kandinsky’s. 

Reflection:  How does your art compare with the work of “professionals” and how can you work to create a better understanding of your approach / intent / ideas?) 

Studio Art 360: TEXTURE – Let’s Make Some

Max Ernst : Tecture http://www.pinturayartistas.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/max+ernst/MaxErnstMondGuterDinge.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you think will be INTERESTING to make? Frottage, Grattage, or Decalocomania? WHY?

Reflection: What was your favorite way of gathering textures today? How did you use them today in the abstracted landscape COLLAGE experience based on MAX ERNST’s works. 

AP Studio Art: Pencils…

Pencil Story on FREAKONOMICS – LISTEN HERE: http://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/freakonomics/#file=json/576159

Sharp as a pencil! https://cdn2.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zz4oh-LzrR4gLuhbZix-WMKz8lU=/800×0/filters:no_upscale()/cdn0.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/4360863/pencilofmonthclub.0.jpg

Goals:

  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • Are you beginning a SECOND DRAWING? Do you have to focus on making TODAY’S HOUR particularly SHARP FOCUSED?  What ELEMENTS or PRINCIPLES are you planning on working towards today? Color? Contrast? Balance? Something entirely different?

Reflection: Explain and ELABORATE on the drawing you have created today – creating today… EXPLAIN YOUR THOUGHTS and FOCUS. Are you looking at something in PARTICULAR here?

Advanced Drawing: 50 Sheets of Paper!

50 Sheets of Paper: Clever! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/b7ce3-post-it-art-at-giant-robot-lot-of-good-art.jpg

Goals:

  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • Two Plus weeks on this drawing – What have you learned about the idea of having ALL THE FREEDOM to do WHAT YOU WANT with a drawing? 

Reflection: Explain 3 things that you are struggling with and HOPE that a day off will let your brain solve tonight? 3 things… 

#Tuesday and #Values (Shading and the like too)

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” —Robert H. Schuller

Painting and Advanced Painting: PAINTING – MAT IT UP!

http://robsanderswrites.blogspot.com/2012/02/giving-critiques.html

Goals:

  • .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 was helpful about 1) seeing your work from a distance and 2) hearing what others thought about the work you created?

Reflection / Evaluation: What are two things you took away from the critique today – whether it be about YOUR work or about another person’s work, written, heard, or observed?

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING – ONE WEEK OFF of SKETCHBOOK!

Morandi – VALUE! http://www.artsjournal.com/aboutlastnight/op_inc_253_gra.gif

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation: Of ALL the value scale drawings you created today, which one are you happiest with? WHY? What are TWO things you see as being developed successfully?

AP Studio Art: Plants and Drawing! Time to WORK!

Jim Dine Plants with a STORY? What might he be telling us? http://www.tfaoi.com/cm/4cm/4cm561.jpg

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation: What 2 things did you take away from the your personal critique today?

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

Improvisation #30 (Cannons) Vasily Kandinsky French, born Russia, 1866–1944 Improvisation No. 30 (Cannons), 1913 © 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/images/standard/WebLarge/WebImg_000276/189732_3296010.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What ONE bit of theory has stuck with you as we have talked about the works and ideas of Wassily Kandinsky? Are there any ideas that you feel you can use about his ideas on color and shape in your work as it is developed?

Reflection / Evaluation: What NEW ideas do you have about COLOR and Shape in the art you are creating now that we have had some conversation and learning about the ideas of Wassily Kandinsky?

#Monday in the #ArtStudio – #Critique and #PaperMache – #Plants too!


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Mr. Korb – The NEW Greatest American Hero – 2015 – Happy Homecoming Spirit Week!

What Difference does it make whether you’re looking at a photograph or looking at a still life in front of you? You still have to look. Chuck Close

Painting and Advanced Painting: PAINTING your Social Commentary

Georgia O’Keefe: http://www.artexpertswebsite.com/pages/artists/artists_l-z/okeefe/O’Keeffe_EveningStarNo.V1917.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • Looking over the work you have, what surprises do you see from where you started from two weeks ago? Stronger than you expected? Weaker? EXPLAIN! (I will be asking you about Georgia O’Keefe’s work on Friday – anything stand out today? Keep an eye on her work as the week progresses.)

Reflection / Evaluation: What ELEMENT of art do you find being the strongest one that you are using? Color? Line? Shape? Form? Space?

Studio Art 360: Boxes/ Sculpture / Paper Mache

Cardboard ona BIG SCALE! http://craftcouncil.org/magazine/article/cardboard-unpacked  http://craftcouncil.org/sites/craftcouncil.org/files/MM_AS11_01.jpg

Goals:

  • Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • What more do you need to do in order to be done with the sculpting of the form and then resolve the form to add the paper mache? IF YOU ARE PAPER MACHEing… What color are you interested in painting your sculpture, Black, White, or another color? WHY?

Reflection / Evaluation: List three things you see that the paper mache and color will do to SIMPLIFY and UNIFY your sculpture.

AP Studio Art:Plants and Drawing!

Jim Dine – Plants and Trees: https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/e5371-1980tree2528thekimono2529.jpg AND THEN: Bring up an image from the Alan Cristea Gallery: https://www.alancristea.com/collection-41-109-Plants-Andamp%3B-Trees

Goals:

  • 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.
  • Using the PLANT and the image by Jim Dine that I have shown you, what ideas FIRST COME TO YOUR MIND when told you are going to be working on a PLANT BASED drawing? Write out your FIRST THOUGHTS.

Reflection / Evaluation: What are your first marks on the paper? What are the areas that you are focusing on in the composition? How did you approach this work?

Drawing: CRIT – Let’s Review the PROCESS!

Your Work in the MoMA? Nope… Robert Chamberlain’s http://www.artic.edu/sites/default/files/styles/slideshow_scale/public/cal_TP_crit_360.png?itok=AhqbYJZS

Goals:

  • 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.
  • Looking at the still life in front of you, what is the one aspect of it that you are most pleased with? Why are you so pleased with how you handled the materials and composition?

Reflection: What was it that you took away from today’s critique? How did you contribute to the success of the conversation?

My Favorite Day of the Year – #Parent’sDay at the #HighSchool

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Parent’s Day Breakfast!

WHAT A DAY! Today we celebrated and shared with a portion of our school community that is just as important as the teaching staff – the parents (who am I kidding? MORE important). My high school has about 1,100 students and today we almost added an additional 400 or so additional people in and around our building.  The addition of just those few bodies really filled the space fast. I commented to a parent about how truly crowded it felt.

We started the day with a generous breakfast, quick comments by our NHS President, Superintendent, and Principal. A word of thanks for the continual support of the student body, a positive plug for being one of 9 districts in the state of Wisconsin that truly excelled on the state report card, a few rules of the day, and then a “good luck” wish for the parents as they hit the halls for a taste of the classes their children experience. What started out 14 years ago with about 80 parents (and kids praying hard the night prior that their parents would forget about the invitation) has grown to a HUGE turnout (and kids proud to be toting their folks around the building – showing off to them the level of hard work they have to go through on a daily basis in the building. The challenges that await the parents are VASTLY different for the majority of them as they enter a high school with higher expectations, deeper challenges, and more rigorous classes than they had when they wore the hat of the student.

Daughter and Mom working on the watercolors - sharing ideas and experiences.
Daughter and Mom working on the watercolors – sharing ideas and experiences.

My classes operated with a slight change from the ordinary. My introduction to the class took a few minutes more than usual. Other than that, it was get out and WORK, just like normal. I was so happy to see parents getting their hands into the art making experience. Questions were asked, challenges were met, stories were shared, and I truly saw learning and bonding happen (maybe bonding because of the paper mache – but I think a stronger bond than a 55% glue to 45% water mixture will ever have). I was fortunate enough to even have my mom come in and share the day. She challenged her hands at watercolors in the first period with a continuous line drawing I made up for her.

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While I could not get out of my classroom to get a feel for the day, I was truly impressed with the enthusiasm, encouragement, problem solving, and FUN the parents were having with their kids. I only wish I could do this with my daughter at her school. This opportunity gave me the chance to introduce myself to the parents, explain the process I go through with their kids each and every day of the school year, and rationale for that process. Having the other support system in the same room is a wonderful plus in the day. I feel a little bad for the children whose parents were not able to join them for the day, for whatever reason. Hopefully the conversation about parent’s day will make it to the kitchen table for them. I look forward to the feedback from the parents who were in my classroom as to how their experience was and how I might be able to help their children out as the year progresses.

#Friday and you are making #Upcycled, #Individual, and a #Series of #Artworks

 “Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” – Agnes Martin, Art In America (p.124, 1996)

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Studio Art 360 – Critique Sketches, Demo Cardboard Constructions, National Visual Arts Standards

Richard Serra and his minimalist sculpture. http://www.moma.org/collection/object.php?object_id=81294 – Let’s take a look at the video!

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • What is ONE things that you might think if you saw a grouping of cylinders, cubes, and pyramids all grouped together?

Last 10 minutes of class. Set out your GOALS PAGE and the CRITIQUE SHEET I gave you. Walk Clockwise and in serpentine fashion (I’ll demonstrate) around the room and take in the work that is in front of you. Like musical chairs, stop when I say stop and make 5 REAL COMMENTS on 5 different classmates work. What is working? What is NOT working? Last 3 minutes… Read your comments – write a BRIEF response to a classmates comments.

AP Studio Art: 1 week Magazine Article Assignment, 1 week concentration work

Elizabeth Peyton – MoMA Collection! Let’s see the body of work you can see this weekend in NYC! http://www.moma.org/collection/browse_results.php?criteria=O%3AAD%3AE%3A8042&page_number=1&template_id=6&sort_order=1

Goals:

  • 2.2Ad: Demonstrate understanding of the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.
  • What Freedoms and Responsibilities did you take as you chose the images / ideas you created?

As we look at your body of works, what is it that ties them all together? What is it that you can see as your voice starting to come out?

Painting: Collage, Critique, Sketch, Research…

Let’s go to NYC! Dwight Moore and his paintings can take us there if we can’t all really go… http://www.dwigmore.com/marsh_exhibit.html

Goals:

  • 2.3Ac: Redesign an object, system, place, or design in response to contemporary issues
  • What have you been considering as you have redesigned the images / composition as you’ve planned out your painting?

Look around at the work collages laid out around the room. See if you can figure out what they may be saying about themselves in the art. Write down a brief description of their work on the stick notes I have provided. Refelct on what has been written and then have a conversation about the meaning… Were you right? DO NOT CRITIQUE the work of a classmate that you have been working next to the whole time… SERIOUSLY!

Create a ONE PAGE PAPER (double spaced, 11 or 12 point Times New Roman, Palatino – Serif-ed type font) that discusses the artists and their works. Use ideas about the work as to what drew you to the work, what styles did you like, what techniques do you appreciate? A small history of the artist and personal reflection. How will you use similar ideas in your work as they did in theirs? Here are the artists to research: Winslow Homer, Charles Demuth, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Dong Kingman, Reginald Marsh, Charles Sheeler, J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Moran, Georgia O’Keefe, James Whistler, or Andrew Wyeth. PAPER IS DUE ON Friday, September 19, 2014.

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Sketchbooks Due:

  • 1st Hour: Tuesday
  • 2nd Hour: Friday
  • 3rd Hour: Thursday
  • 4th Hour: Wednesday
  • 6th Hour: Monday

#Feedback about the #Best part of the Year!

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Q: What do you like best about this class and / or teacher?

  • Its fun and you get to express yourself though your art… I also like that you play music for us
  • You get to do what you want in your pieces of art. It’s all about what we feel.
  • Learning new things about art everyday! I liked the themes of the projects we did.
  • Class was kind of a time to relax and just make art–I looked forward to it everyday.
  • I really enjoyed art because i learned a lot in it and we got to try many different things and mr. korb is an excellant teacher [sic. I encourage spelling checks but… thank you]
  • The best part of this class is the open environment it provides.
  • Mr. Korb let us back up our work and expressed our thoughts. By doing this, Mr. Korb saw maybe what we were trying to do and grade off of that. By reflecting on our artwork, we can back up our thoughts, which helped my grade a lot. He let us express our thoughts and ways of doing things.
  • This class was by far the best class that I enrolled in and, it really broadened my horizons in the very linear school setting. It was a truly great class, and Mr. Korb was able to really capture my attention and hold my interest throughout the year.
  • I liked how you used technology to enhance learning. I was able to review and practice techniques at home while watching the videos. It was amazing seeing the videos of art exhibits from the White House. Even on days when there was a substitute teacher, you still interacted with the class. The web site was inspiring to view on a daily basis. You seem to care about each individual student and were always there after school for extra help. I wish all my teachers were as involved and cool as you.

I did not pay these kids to put these words out there. While these are not ALL of the comments about the BEST things the kids took away from the year, these are some that caught my eye. I strive to help EACH and EVERY kid become engaged with the work they are producing. Creating visual art that means something to them is an experience that I do not think they get in all their classes. While the ideas behind the COMMON CORE will encourage teachers to make the work REAL WORLD and pertinent to  the child’s life, I have been seeing that as a part of the EVERYDAY of the ARTS for years. What was the BEST part of my year? The ingenuity and teamwork the kids developed, on their own, within the boundaries of the class and assignment, but on their own. Great job!

  • Not always serious & teaches a way where I personally want to learn the material.
  • I really enjoyed creating the clay slabs. Personally I think that ceramics is my forte, and I really enjoyed the project as a whole. However, I was upset that we were not able to finish this project by glazing it. (I Agree… Glazing – maybe this summer?)
  • This class is by far my most favorite class I have ever taken. In the beginning of the year I was intimidated and didn’t know how things were going to go. Once I found my own ideas it all came together. The atmosphere of the class is cool too. There is a wide variety of skill and styles. I have learned a lot not only from you, but also my classmates. I like that we are all doing our own individual things, but then can come together and talk about our artwork together. During the course of the year I learned a lot. I have been exposed to a lot a cool things. I have learned how to get through the frustration that comes with art making and also have learned that failure is okay and without failure, you cant get better. I think that is a good lesson to learn. I have only touched on some of the great experiences I’ve had in this class. There are much more. Thank you for an awesome year.
  • I like how Mr. Korb participates actively with all of the students and tells the students when they are doing well.
  • Well, I love art and Mr. Korb makes it a fun class to be in and stresses reflections of your daily progress and work which really helps me to look back at what I have created and to criticize myself.
Bullying Collage - Collaborative Work, 2014
Bullying Collage – Collaborative Work, 2014

Grids and Math and Art and Culture!

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

Art Foundations: GRIDS and MATH – Shhhh… Let’s figure this out.

Look at all the MARILYNS! Can you find a color scheme in any of them? http://mjsevensins.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/andy-warhol-marilyn.jpg

GOALS

    1. 1.2 How are you using the ideas of RATIOS to transfer your IMAGE UP to a larger size? (grid and drawing – then to painting)

How do you see the work you are creating now improving or being more successful than the work you have done in the past? Do you REALLY think you are taking the time in drawing (sketchbooks) as being more thought out? Are you using techniques from our class elsewhere in your day-to-day making  of objects?

Drawing: GENIUS DAY PRESENTATIONS

WHAT ARE YOUR LEARNING GOALS? WHAT DID YOU LEARN? http://b29115924cf54e629aa5-4ff86151a1684680afb5e7ba0d0f4374.r32.cf2.rackcdn.com/227BB82D-C8A9-4CD4-9283-B0006BACC3D3.jpg

GOALS

  1. 5.3 describe meanings of artworks by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques and 5.3.2 how they relate to history and culture

What was the most CHALLENGING Part of this week? What would you do differently? What would you suggest be DONE differently? Hang Work in MATT and DISPLAY on Back Wall With Paragraph / RESEARCH – Hallways Next Week – CHARCOAL!  

AP Studio Art: DuCHOMP some snacks with your art – PRESENTATIONS!

Where are YOUR figures? http://www.chicagoreader.com/imager/how-to-find-the-nude-in-nude-descending-art-collector-arthur-jerome/b/original/9173306/4a04/eddy_s-nude.jpg

GOALS

  1. 5.3 describe meanings of artworks by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques and 5.3.2 how they relate to history and culture

What was the most CHALLENGING Part of this week? What would you do differently? What would you suggest be DONE differently? Hang Work