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Get Out Your Handbooks – Page 16!
Ceramics 1: Let’s continue with our boxes!
7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.
2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
Assignment Sheet is in your GOOGLE CLASSROOM (as always) and HERE.
This has been a good week of work. We started with drawing out our plants, cutting into our linoleum, and resolving them for printing. We have also worked with creating successful slabs by rolling them out for today. Finally, today we took all of that information and put it all together successfully and you’ve resolved your boxes. What are three things about this process that you initially struggled with but in the end found a sense of success, accomplishment with? Write it out and then share it with your neighbor. Have a great weekend!
Still Life you can work towards… http://img05.deviantart.net/353a/i/2013/211/c/6/boxes_still_life_by_spattergroits-d6fy7xj.jpg
9.1P: Establish relevant criteria in order to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.
What did you do to make the BEST USE of the materials, composition, CHARACTER in your artwork? Get out your RUBRICS from the beginning of the work and let’s look over what you have done well, need work on, learned.
Reflection: What did looking back on your ARTWORK do to help you understand your activity as an artist? Skills? Process? Anything else? Use the ART TERMS you know.
AP Studio Art: Work Of Art!
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 has been successful for your outdoor work? What has FAILED you? Where do you need to go from here?
Reflection: With this OUT OF THE BOX (out of the doors) assignment… What struggles are you facing? Where are you falling in the snow? What are your challenges?
1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.
What skills do you feel you are using that you came to class with – skills you rely on ALWAYS as you move into this drawing?
Reflection: What has been your most successful are of this drawing today? Any NEW techniques, approaches, ideas you have learned with this?
1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
Take a LONG HARD LOOK at your composition. What is happening with the FIGURE? The GROUND? The POSITIVE SPACE? The NEGATIVE SPACE?
How did the drawing go today? What do you see as a STRUGGLE – Problema – in this composition?
Painting and AP VIDEO – Start Here!
7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
What do you struggle with when drawing hallways, perspective FROM REAL LIFE? think about the rules of perspective that you may have learned in Art Foundations class… SHARE WHAT YOU REMEMBER ABOUT THE RULES?
What challenges did you have with the hallways? What perspective challenged you more that others?
AP Studio Art: Hands and Feet – CONTINUOUS LINE!
7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
What does it mean to be an artist? What are your BIGGEST FEARS about producing art and “being” an artist? – TOMORROW – Art and FEAR!
What is challenging about the process of continuous line drawing? What do you see differently by doing this? How does it help / hurt you to see the object in front of you?
“Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” – Agnes Martin, Art In America (p.124, 1996)
Studio Art 360 – Critique Sketches, Demo Cardboard Constructions, National Visual Arts Standards
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.
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…
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.
CALENDAR – Look to the side of the screen. This is there to help you know your due dates and assignments. Subscribe to the Google Calendar. This webpage is a TOOL for you to use – search through it – explore it – look under YOUR class… see what there is to see.
Art Foundations: Line – What is Art?
Work on creating multiple visual solutions to the ideas of the Elements of Art and Principles of Design
What did you learn about your neighbors? What did you learn about yourself? What did you learn about you and your classmates think about art?
Drawing: Still Life and OBSERVATION
Work on creating multiple solutions to Chiaroscuro and Shape Study.
What did you accomplish with your first few thumbnail drawings about the boxes? What do you hope to accomplish in DRAWING?
AP Studio Art: Review your concentration – SKETCHES and MEANING
Know about (1.1) communicating your ideas clearly
(2.6) Work on creating multiple solutions to your next set of works – Sketchbook PRELIMINARY – Collected on FRIDAY – WHAT ARE YOU COMMUNICATING WITH THIS?
Think about your exams – what were the biggest impressions you had from the classmate’s works? What were the most difficult things you felt as you presented your work? Conversation between classmates about the 2 questions for your exam.