A #Tuesday without Mr. Korb is a good day to #WORK on #Art!

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes


Todd Mrozinski at Cafe LuLu in Milwaukee! I’ve shown there! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/30058-1414012525512.jpg


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What are three reasons that SIMPLIFYING a work of art may be a good way to make meaning easier to understand in a work of art?

  • Read Section from the Midwest Artists Series Book ALOUD in class. Sub has booklet to work from.

Now THIS Video 

  • Finally: Read this link ALOUD in Class together: https://goo.gl/hLsOeU
  • YOUR ASSIGNMENT – Team Up and have a CONVERSATION about each other – Likes / Dislikes, Favorite Colors, Favorite Hobbies (so you can have an object to bring in) types of PROFILES or Silhouettes that you may want to be working in / on / with… There is a lot that you might want to discuss BEFORE we begin the drawing process. Chose a partner – NOBODY is ALONE!

Reflection: What are three characteristics of your classmate that you think will be helpful to you in discovering a color scheme / ideas for compositions? Do you have an OBJECT that you can bring in tomorrow to be the third part of the triptych? BRING IT IN!

Studio Art 360: The Grid – Let’s Review…

While Andy Warhol didn’t originally work on the Mona Lisa – he did bring it to the masses in a NEW way so that others, everyone could have access to it. http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/images/standard/WebLarge/WebImg_000332/259766_3945927.jpg


  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • How many squares do you need to get done today to make REALLY GOOD PROGRESS so you are either DONE transferring the image or you have VERY LITTLE to do over the next two days at home or in study hall?

Reflection: How many squares did you get transferred up to the canvas today? What are 2 things that make this an exciting for you or scary for you artwork? 

HERE’s where were headed with this! Andy Warhol at MoMA.

AP Studio Art: Waterford Senior Living Art

How might THIS inspire you to advance an idea? http://www.alzgla.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/LA-Memories-in-the-Making-Patricia-Disney.jpg


  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • How has this last “concentration: challenging you? Working from OTHER’s work may be a new idea for you that is forcing you to think differently than you might have in the past. It is not JUST about your work – it is ALSO about their work.

Reflection: You had a lot to think about today… What did you take a away from the 1) conversation and then 2) WORK TIME?

Advanced Drawing: Your Work!

This is a MONET – What does he use as the common theme? Approach? Technique? How do we hear his VOICE? http://image.slidesharecdn.com/03painthandling-impressionistichard-edge-140310104042-phpapp02/95/paint-handling-assignments-impressionistic-hardedge-17-638.jpg?cb=1394448721


  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • How has this idea of a SERIES challenged you? Working from your own ideas may be a new idea for you as it comes to an art class in school… What is challenging? What are your FIRST IDEAS that came as we looked over the AP Concentration works yesterday?
  • Handout HERE.

Reflection: You had a lot to think about today… What did you take a away from the 1) conversation and then 2) WORK TIME?

Failure is an option… keep failing until you succeed!

“Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who never failed is he who never tried.” – Og Mandino

My arms are too short and I can’t reach the fan…

Art Foundations: Cantilevers, How do you draw that?

What an awesome house… vacation time!


  1. 1.2 create 2 point perspective cantilevers that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 processes you use

Review with neighbors the process of cantilevers and the Rules of Thumb in Perspective

Advanced Drawing: Critique

What do YOU see in the work of art? Elements and Principles?


  1. (3.3) describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value Orally participate in the discussion of your classmates drawing (5 minute max / work).
  2. (4.3) compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.2) aesthetics

What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the crit.

AP Studio Art: Concentration #2 – CLASS RUN Mid Crit.

Henri Matisse Drawings… Look at the VARIETY!


  1. 3.5 Evaluate and defend the manner in which subject matter, symbols, and images are used.
  2. 5.3.1 Describe meaning / rationale of artwork by analyzing how specific works are created.

What was the success in today’s self-evaluation and the class-run critique?

While the teacher is away, the children will WORK EVEN HARDER!

I am so sorry that I cannot be with you today. I have important meetings all day. This is your opportunity to be REALLY focused on the tasks at hand (and maybe earn cookies for FRIDAY!

REMEMBER“Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” Agnes Martin


Advanced Drawing:

What materials dod this artist use to make this continuous line portrait?


  1. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks

What did you see in your neighbor’s drawings that were successful / needed work?


Art Foundations:

What types of LINE did Pablo Picasso use in this drawing?


  1. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly (how are you communicating your PBIS message?)
  2. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges (what techniques, style, approach are you taking with your poster design?)

What were the different types of lines drawings that you worked on today? What are different kinds of lines and what sorts of messages can they communicate to an audience? Talk about all 5 types with your neighbor and write down which type of line you think best describes you and WHY


AP Studio Art:

What is the same about these works? What is different?


  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with (1.1.3) an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What materials have you challenged yourself with today? What are you struggling with? What are you succeeding with? Share your thoughts with a NEW neighbor… not the same person you go to usually.

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