#Wednesday in #Studio – #MakingArt with #Meaning

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101: Daguerreotype is an early form of photography that uses chemicals to produce the image.

How easily do you try and fail and QUIT? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/e2/80/b1/e280b1667ed5f85421461ddfe470c498.jpg

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

How are you developing YOUR images? http://www.reproduction-gallery.com/catalogue/uploads/1141454024_large-image_1065180426_largeimage.jpg

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.
  • What is the ONE thing you are learning about the figure at this point? Even though we had to rethink the idea from Monday – in order to slow down – have you thought about different materials? Gesso? Gouache? Acrylics? Watercolor? Pastel?

Have you looked at NEW materials to introduce today? Gesso? Gouache? Acrylics? Watercolor? Pastel? Why have you introduced that? What might it do for your drawing?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

How are you incorporating the FIGURE well? http://imgc.allpostersimages.com/images/P-473-488-90/58/5864/REUSG00Z/posters/oskar-schlemmer-bauhaus-stairway.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • Looking at 3 more in class days… what specificas are you doing to consider 1) architectural drawing and 2) figurative drawing?

Take a few minutes and really look at what you are doing. What is happening that you are proud of as it comes to this drawing and the ideas of the Bauhaus?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

Proportion of the head and PLACEMENT! https://artwithmissgriffin.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/head-perspective.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Now that we’ve gone over ALL the facial features… let’s look at the HEAD as a whole. In your sketchbook – NO REFERENCES BESIDE A MIRROR – Draw out the GENERALIZED facial features and correct placement on a head. In your goals page – write out “REFER TO DRAWING IN SKETCHBOOK.”

What are some REALLY IMPORTANT GUIDELINES that you will be using to make ACCURATE references in the face drawings?

ASSIGNMENT FOR THURSDAY!!! Bring in a NEWSPAPER or MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH of a person’s ENTIRE FACE – Front on or 1/4 turn at the most!

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

Building up of the FORMS – How much longer do you need to work? Today? Tomorrow? http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/slaves_detail.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How does working three dimensionally make you think differently about the making of art than working on the collage (2D work) did?

As we are MORE THAN HALF WAY done… what are the final STRUGGLES you are facing with the idea of your sculpture?.

#Tuesday in #ArtDay in the #Studio. #BasRelief and #SocialCommentary and #FACES

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101: Chiarocsuro is an effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light falling unevenly or from a particular direction on something.

How easily do you try and fail and QUIT? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/e2/80/b1/e280b1667ed5f85421461ddfe470c498.jpg

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Richard Diebenkorn – How is the DEVELOPMENT of your drawing coming along. This is NOT A RACE! SLOW YOURSELF DOWN – SERIOUSLY. http://www.artnet.com/Magazine/features/klein/Images/klein10-29-10.jpg

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.
  • Look at YESTERDAY’s Drawing – What is working with PROPORTION and COMPOSITION? What are you going to do to IMPROVE it today?

How have you developed the accuracy? How are you focusing on the MARKS? Notice we are looking at RICHARD DIEBENKORN? Tomorrow – we take a moment and look at HIM and his ideas…

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

Ah Walter Gropius – your figures are WONDERFUL! http://www.we-heart.com/upload-images/geekbauhaus1.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • How did the critique go yesterday? What did you LEARN from the conversation? What do you hope to change / fix? What’s FIRST in your work for today?

What is a NEW SUCCESS in your drawing from today?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

EARS! Yikes! http://www.yalescientific.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/features-ears-1.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Take a look at your previous 3 day’s works – where have you see the most GROWTH in your understanding of the facial features?

What was the most challenging part of the EAR to draw? Why was this most difficult? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

ASSIGNMENT FOR THURSDAY!!! Bring in a NEWSPAPER or MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH of a person’s ENTIRE FACE – Front on or 1/4 turn at the most!

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

How are you planning and working your ideas forward? Are you getting ALL of your ideas in? Is your SOCIAL COMMENTARY still coming across? http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/slave_9_whole.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How are you seeing the CENTRAL IDEA of your message coming through in the BAS RELIEF so far?

Take a walk around the classroom and LOOK – REALLY LOOK – at your classmates work. What are 3 things that you feel are STRONG about the works of your classmates?

#Welcome to the #ArtStudio and #4thQuarter – #HappyMOnday

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101: Analogous colors are colors found side by side on the color wheel which are closely related.

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Richard Diebenkorn – let’s get started with this… http://www.bronxbanterblog.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/a001327158-001.jpg

Goals:

  • G: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.
  • Looking back on ALL the GESTURE drawings you worked out last week – which of them will you want to use as a BREADTH piece to demonstrate this skill? What about it stands out as successful?

How did having the ENTIRE HOUR to draw help you develop the composition of your figure?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

How are you using the figire? http://www.johncoulthart.com/feuilleton/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/reverbstorm7.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 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.
  • Look at your work from a distance FIRST – What is the first thing that POPS out as needing work?

What did the conversation about the works allow you to SEE and then FIX in the BAUHAUS drawings? 

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

http://spi1uk.itvnet.lv/upload2/articles/72/723037/images/_origin_Lietas-kas-liecina-par-3.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Using the first 10 minutes of class you are going to draw out what you feel were the most challenging parts of the face we started with last week. In your GOALS SHEET – What part of the face did you struggle with most and WHY?

What was the most challenging aspect of the mouth today? How do you see the relationships from one part of the face to another as important? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

ASSIGNMENT FOR THURSDAY!!! Bring in a NEWSPAPER or MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH of a person’s ENTIRE FACE – Front on or 1/4 turn at the most!

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

Goals:

  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What challenges did you have in getting started last week on Friday with the clay? REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Sculpture.

What was the largest success you have in today’s work? Take a look at the rest of the classes work BEFORE we clean up. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.

#Friday #HalfDay #Grades #EndofQuarter – #Pshweeew

Happy Youth Art Month: Happy Youth Art Month: Art strengthens problem-solving skills, increasing school success. http://www.thriveart.com/facts

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Goals:

  • 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.
  • Last day with SHORT drawings – Next Week – LONGER DRAWING Time.. If you look back at one thing that you would like to improve upon… what is it? Look at your drawing – I’ll give you a few minutes to look and think – REFLECT!

What worked today? Of all the drawings you produced this week – what will you use as a BREADTH work? Why does it demonstrate your SKILLS and ABILITIES? 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer – Bauhaus Staircase Drawinghttps://johnpaulstonard.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/bhtdrawing.jpg

Goals:

  • 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.
  • One week done…. what have you completed that allows you to step back and be satisfied with the work you have completed so far? Where do you need to REALLY get focused at this point?

With the weekend off – what do you FEEL you will see right off the bat on MONDAY as you look at your work for the new week?   

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

http://natestratman.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/shutterstock_51031219.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • How is 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 eyes? Nose: 

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/bas_relief_young_lincoln.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What challenges did you have in getting started with the clay? REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Sculpture.

What was the largest success you have in today’s work? Take a look at the rest of the classes work BEFORE we clean up. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.

#Gesture in the #Morning, #Clayworks in the #Afternoon (and Morning too) #YAM

Happy Youth Art Month: New brain research shows that art promotes creativity, social development, and self-worth. For more information visit http://www.thriveart.com/facts

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

GESTURE – Let’s DRAW! http://www.learn-to-draw-lessons.com/images/gesture-standing.gif

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What are three things that you you struggle with when it comes to the idea of the FIGURE?

Of the images you drew today… what is the most successful one – WHY is it strong?

You can access it HERE today – otherwise go to the top of our page – use the DROP DOWN MENU – Hover over AP Sstudio Art – and select the AP LOGIN 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

MANIFESTO! Let’s write a MANIFESTO! http://chrismullaney.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/bauhaus-manifesto.jpg CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO READ THE MANIFESTO – Or HERE!

Goals:

  •  2.3Ad: Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people’s lives.
  • What did YESTERDAY do for the development of the drawing? What are three STRONG aspects of your idea that you see coming along?

What is the ONE thing that really says “This is the movement in architecture that I am working into this building!” (and then what is that movement?)

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Using Google Presentation together – HERE. TODAY is the day we will finish.

Your DRAWINGS are HERE

FACES – but we’re probably wrapping up the presentation today anyway… Let’s draw a facial feature anyway. http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3060/2605312538_01f09a2356.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • When it comes to drawing the FACE, what features do you have the hardest time with?  Why do you think that you have the hardest time with that feature?

What are the least successful aspect of the facial features that you drew out today? What do you feel makes them LEAST successful? Is it the same as you though in the beginning of the class?

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Confederate soldiers on horseback! http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01403/Confederates-Stone_1403424i.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What are THREE things you know about the PROPER use of clay in the CLASSROOM?

What are three challenges you see translating your collage into the ceramic Bas Relief Sculpture? 

46 more minutes of #Studio time in the #ArtRoom. How will you use it #WISELY?

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

“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 – BAS RELIEF SCULPTURE!

What level of stain will happen on your work? I do NOT know for 100%.

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What lesson do you hope to communicate to your audience as these works get wrapped up? What is the MAIN IDEA behind your sculpture? 3 sentences – FULL SENTENCES!

LAST DAY WITH Ceramics. If there is ONE LESSON you take away from this experience… what would that be? 

Painting: Wrap up before break – what will you come back to?

How are you going to face the time of NOT working on your paintings over the break? Perhaps set up a studio of your own at home?

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • How are you going to handle being away from these paintings for almost TWO WEEKS? What do you feel about the benefits of taking home your WATERCOLORS and some watercolor paper to create a FEW self-portraits (or of others?)

What have you done well in your painting today? Step back and have a 3 minute CONVERSATION with a classmate (or two) and WRITE OUT SOME THOUGHTS IN YOUR SKETCHBOOKS so when you come back you can look and remember.. Allow some REAL TIME to have a REAL CONVERSATION here. Listen to one another. 

AP Studio Art – PAINT and CONCENTRATE!

Ah Bob Ross… focus on the work you have begun and the happy mistakes that will happen along the way.

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.
  • Day two of the week? Why are you working on for the next 46 minutes to SET YOU UP FOR THE BREAK?

What are you taking home? 

TODAY – yes – over break – at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 7 is due in Art and Fear Blog. Who’s NOT READING? I know that reading isn’t on the top of your list of things to do in this class. If you read and get the work done OVER BREAK – you will hopefully LEARN SOMETHING and demonstrate that in your posts. PARTIAL CREDIT – but some is better than none.

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.

#Friday in the #ArtStudio. Wrap up the week #Strong!

“Failing isn’t bad when you learn what not to do.”  — Albert Einstein

Studio Art 360 – BAS RELIEF SCULPTURE! Lincoln Monument Bas Relief. 

Lincoln finished sculpture… Visit the website HERE!

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What portions of your sculpture do you see as ADDITIVE, SUBTRACTIVE, and MANIPULATIVE? Describe in DETAIL the areas – use imagery as descriptors.

What was the biggest challenge you had with using clay and creating a three dimensional artwork? Monday is the LAST DAY – make sure you are wrapping it up TIGHT for the weekend.

Painting – Finish the MID Crit – “I don’t want to do a mid-crit – I’m not DONE!” PAINTINGS by the WUHS Painting Class – HERE!

Edward Hopper’s Self-Portrait – Background has a feel of one of his other paintings… what’s happening in YOURS?

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What’s been the biggest / best thing you have learned about the use of oil paints this week? What has taking this portrait from a continuous line contour drawing helped you with in making the painting? If you HAD TO EXPLAIN – why is this working or not working for you?

Last day of the week. What do you see as needing attention MONDAY? What makes you want to skip second hour and continue to paint?  Edward Hopper

AP Studio Art – CRIT TIME!

Tonight at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 6 is due in Art and Fear Blog. Who’s NOT READING?

Donald Sultan – WEBSITE! Working on YOUR body of work!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Friday – Day to work. How did your conversation go with Mr. Korb yesterday? It didn’t – going to happen TODAY! What are your plans for your new works? Let’s get yourself working. Give yourself a few moments to think about the work you have ahead of yourself and write them out for your own good.

What have you lined up for the weekend? What are you taking home with you this weekend? Are you done with your website? 

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.

#WaffleWednesday is upon us. What do we do with 1/2 hour classes? The MOST we can!

“Failing isn’t bad when you learn what not to do.”  — Albert Einstein

Studio Art 360 – BAS RELIEF SCULPTURE! Lincoln Monument Bas Relief. 

A DETAIL of the Ed Hamilton work… How are you DEVELOPING yours? Ed Hamilton Website HERE!

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How does working three dimensionally make you think differently about the making of art than working on the collage (2D work) did?

What are you seeing in the works of others that you find successful? What are you doing that OTHERS could learn from? PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class. GIVE COMMENTS in one anothers RUBRIC – PAPER COPY.

Painting – Oil Painting! You Are OFF! GO PAINT!

NEW PAINTINGS by the WUHS Painting Class – HERE!

Kasmir Malevich – Portrait Time! How are you handling the imagery? how are your classmates?http://www.ibiblio.org/eldritch/el/mp/m00.jpg

image

New Frozen Doll for sale… Make an Offer. I found this online last night and thought Mary might be interested. Should we gather our money and buy it for her?
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.
  • MID CRIT – Let’s step back and take a minute and look at the works together. Think about the time you spent working on your paintings… What are 3 things you are happy about? What are 2 things you are concerned about? What is One thing you admire about a classmates work?

Crit – Listen to one another – what has been said and what did you say? Write down one comment about YOUR WORK that you feel will help yourself with your work as you move forward. Kasmir Malevich

AP Studio Art – CRIT TIME!

Tonight at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 6 is due in Art and Fear Blog. Who’s NOT READING?

How is your BODY of work moving forward? http://postgraffiti.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/graffiti-art-collection.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Today – you have work time on your own. What sketches / planning do you think you plan on working through today?

What plans did you get done today? Look over your drawings and consider all that you have done. 

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.

Let’s #look at our #GOALS with a #renewed #appreciation

http://goalhabits.com/2014/12/14/success-quote-dec-14-2014/ Thanks Paul Mark Sutherland!

“Failing isn’t bad when you learn what not to do.”  — Albert Einstein

Studio Art 360 – BAS RELIEF SCULPTURE! Lincoln Monument Bas Relief. 

Young Abraham Lincoln – Lincoln Monument Site – Let’s visit the Ed Hamilton Website.

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What challenges did you have in getting started last week on Friday with the clay? REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Sculpture.

What was the largest success you have in today’s work? Take a look at the rest of the classes work BEFORE we clean up. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.

AP and Painting VIDEO from Mr. Korb

Painting – Oil Painting! You Are OFF! GO PAINT!

NEW PAINTINGS by the WUHS Painting Class – HERE!

Jan Van Eyck – 15th Century and it Still Looks NEW (not really)!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Step back and LOOK AT YOUR painting. It’s been a weekend. What are you seeing as being successful at this point? What are you seeing as needing attention.

How has this painting been new and worthwhile for you? What lessons have you learned about using different materials?

AP Studio Art – CRIT TIME!

Tuesday at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 6 is due in Art and Fear Blog. Who’s NOT READING?

What can we talk about?

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.
  • Well… it has been a couple of weeks since we’ve talked. Sit for a MOMENT and think back on the past 2 weeks… What have you accomplished? Write out your accomplishments please

What did you accomplish today to be even MORE ready for tomorrow’s critique? Bring a snack and a coffee (or tea, or something to make yourself more comfortable!)

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.