Frank’s Gone #Friday! #Focus on the #Functionality and #Fun of #Art

“Aim higher in case you fall short.” ― Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire – Jasper Johns:

Painting and Advanced Painting: Painting and Color Schemes

Goals: 

  • 2.2Ac: Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.
  • A REAL day of painting – What are you looking to accomplish today? Look at your painting FIRST… them answer the question? REFLECTION!

Reflection / Evaluation: Looking at your painting today… what DID you accomplish? What are you pleased with and what are you NOT happy with? Successes and Failures – TALK TO YOUR NEIGHBOR about this please and WRITE it OUT so that you have a strong record of the accomplishments!

Studio Art 360: Sketchbook TUESDAY!

CLICK HERE and watch the video at the bottom of the page. There are EXAMPLES of the types of textures on the page too. LOOK at the examples that Max Ernst created and how I used texture to create small SUCCESSFUL artworks! Don’t forget to come  back to this page to deal with the GOALS below!

Collage and TEXTURE – Not a landscape per say, but a great example of a collage of textures. http://www.artexpertswebsite.com/pages/artists/artists_a-k/ernst/Ernst_Untitled1920.JPG

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you like best from yesterday? Why?

Reflection / Evaluation: Write a ONE PARAGRAPH EXPLANATION about your work on the BACK of the collage. Describe how you used Frottage, Grattage, and Decalcomania in the work and how it holds together as a successful composition. Talk about the use of color, texture, shape, form(?) space… USE YOUR WORDS and WRITING SKILLS. EXPLAIN! Not ONE SENTENCE!

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing – OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!

LOVE Richard Diebenkorn’s work – how to relate? Focus on ACCURACY and MAKE IT RIGHT! http://www.bronxbanterblog.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/a001327158-001.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Final IN CLASS DAY of the figure drawing – make this YOURS! Looking back on ALL the GESTURE drawings you worked out last week – WHY did you choose the one (or more) you are using as (or the inspiration for) a BREADTH piece to demonstrate this skill? What about it stands out as successful?

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

Drawing: MID CRIT – Look at the RUBRIC

LOVE IT! http://www.invisiblebooks.com/KandinskyComposition%20VIISketch913.jpg

Goals:

  • 8.1Ac: Identify types of contextual information useful in the process of constructing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works.
  • Take your artwork out – DON’T look at it. Step back. WRITE OUT THE FIRST THINGS THAT COME TO MIND. Use the handout from our guest teacher to do a small bit of SELF REFLECTION and PEER REFLECTION. Talk – Write – Reflect – Hand in the worksheets and GET TO WORK!

Reflection / Evaluation:  How does this work relate to 1) Kandinsky and his movements? 2) Your song? We are going to be WRITING an ARTIST STATEMENT and PHOTOGRAPHING this work Friday and NEXT WEEK (in the computer lab). Be prepared to provide writing that is DONE! ALSO – FIND YOUR SONG ON YOUTUBE!

#ArtTeacher Missing? #WorkHard so he’s impressed upon his return!https://youtu.be/-cZ0eA91lx0

“Aim higher in case you fall short.” ― Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire – Jasper Johns:

Painting and Advanced Painting: Painting and Color Schemes

Goals: 

  • 2.2Ac: Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.
  • TODAY is a new start for some of you. What are your concerns about the process of painting with Acrylics? What are the challenges that you have faced as you’ve begun with the acrylic paints that you could share with your classmates who HAVEN’T started? You are ON YOUR OWN today and tomorrow – be smart with your time and supplies.

Reflection / Evaluation: What CHALLENGES did you face today? How did you go about SOLVING that challenge?

Studio Art 360: Sketchbook TUESDAY!

Max Ernst and TEXTURE! What do you think that he used to gather TEXTURES? http://www.pinturayartistas.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/max+ernst/MaxErnstMondGuterDinge.jpg

CLICK HERE and watch the video at the bottom of the page. There are EXAMPLES of the types of textures on the page too. Don’t forget to come  back to this page to deal with the GOALS below!

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you find comforting? What Textures do you find discomforting? Explain your thoughts about WHY you find something comforting or discomforting. Take 3 minutes…

Reflection / Evaluation: 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: Figure Drawing – OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!

https://claralieu.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/055.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • First day with FINAL DRAWING…  If you look back at one thing that you have improved upon… what is it? Look at your figure drawings from the past few days – I’ll give you a few minutes to look and think – REFLECT!

Reflection / Evaluation:  What worked today as you developed your ideas about a STRONG figurative composition based on the gesture drawings from the past week? How are you going to INVESTIGATE an idea of ELEMENT / PRINCIPLE with this one drawing? Why does it demonstrate your SKILLS and ABILITIES at an AP LEVEL 6?

Drawing: MID CRIT – Look at the RUBRIC

http://uploads8.wikipaintings.org/images/wassily-kandinsky/yellow-red-blue-1925.jpg

Goals:

  • 8.1Ac: Identify types of contextual information useful in the process of constructing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works.
  • Reflect on YESTERDAY before you begin today! What are your OVERALL IDEAS that you hope to communicate? How do you demonstrate that in your drawing? How are you going to RESOLVE that in the next 4 days in studio?

Reflection / Evaluation: Biggest struggle / success for today? Write it out and the WHY!

#Tuesday #OnTask in #Art

“Aim higher in case you fall short.” ― Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire – Jasper Johns:

Painting and Advanced Painting: Painting and Color Schemes

BRICE MARDEN – He’s The MAN! http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2006/10/29/arts/600_loos.jpg

Goals: 

Reflection / Evaluation: Today – Successful in the process? What is an interesting aspect of the layering or flattening of the acrylic paints? What did you accomplish today? Which TECHNIQUES have you tried?

Studio Art 360: Sketchbook TUESDAY!

FUN! http://busymockingbird.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/img_5151.jpg?w=620&h=745

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • Sketchbooks are challenging… how have you been able to LEARN about your abilities through this weekly sketchbook practice? EXPLAIN how your skills have been developed over the weeks.

Sketchbook Assignment: (Come to class with this SELFIE MADE and PRINTED!) Using your own camera, take a selfie – your entire head needs to be in the photograph… Print out the photograph, cut out the head, and glue it to the sketchbook page. Using the photograph that has been glued down – resolve the rest of the picture with a friend. Let them begin the background and encourage them to DISREGARD to what was in the original background. HAVE FUN with this. Check out Mica Angela Hendrick’s website – see what her and her daughter can come up with. http://goo.gl/Xiihh1 Mr. Korb and his daughter’s run at this assignment HERE.

Reflection / Evaluation: Today’s work was collaborative… what did you do to help your classmate in their drawing? What did your classmate do to help you? How are you going to RESOLVE this week’s drawing to make it SPECTACULARLY SUCCESSFUL?

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing – OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!

How important are your interior lines? http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs5/i/2004/290/1/8/Gesture_Drawing_by_overcome.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Another day of GESTURE DRAWINGS – We could spend a SEMESTER on them… What do you hope to figure out BETTER today than you did yesterday? I am going to EMPHASIZE using GUIDELINES and REFERENCE Lines today! Let’s see the work – just like in math.

Reflection / Evaluation:  Based on a DIRECT COMPARISON – What is more successful in today’s drawing than yesterday’s?

Drawing: MID CRIT – Look at the RUBRIC

How are you handling the EDGES of the images? Sharp lines with soft edges? http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/kandinsky/kandinsky.comp-4.jpg

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation:  Are you successful in the communication of your ideas? Write out 3 reasons to back up your successes.

#Monday is ALWAYS a #GoodDay in the #ARTS

“Aim higher in case you fall short.” ― Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire – Jasper Johns:

Jasper Johns – TARGET: http://addictionblog.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Life-coaching-online-for-addiction-recovery-1.jpg

Painting and Advanced Painting: Painting and Color Schemes

Abstraction and Painting: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81CIvE3XoYL._SL1500_.jpg

Goals: 

Reflection / Evaluation: As you look back on the development of your composition, what are especially satisfied about? What are 3 things that you feel are successful compositionally?

Studio Art 360: LAST Drawing Day – Value – Composition? How’s it going?

Process over product! http://www.activefamilymag.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Process-Over-Product-The-Importance-of-%E2%80%9COpen-ended%E2%80%9D-Art-in-Child-Development.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 8.1P: Interpret an artwork or collection of works, supported by relevant and sufficient evidence found in the work and its various contexts.
  • What is the ONE larger SKILLS you have developed as we have drawn? What is one MINOR Skill you feel you have developed? EXPLAIN.

Reflection / Evaluation: As we discussed on earlier in conversation… we are in it for the process of MAKING ART, not necessarily worrying about the finished product. Why do you NOW see the PROCESS as an important thing for an ARTIST to worry about and the PRODUCT as important to their audience.

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing – OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!

Figure – Are you BEYOND THIS? 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?

Reflection / Evaluation: Of the images you drew today… what strengths did you see develop in the process today? Explain…

Drawing: MID CRIT – Look at the RUBRIC

How’s your drawing coming? http://media.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/images/bauhaus/bauhaus%20art%20swinging.jpg

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation:  SHARE YOUR THEORY AND DRAWING WITH YOUR CLASSMATE – Last 5 Minutes – CONVERSATION and write down what you have learned from your classmate.

Did the #Artist’s #VanGogh towards the #museum this weekend or the #studio?

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

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Studio Art 360 – Color Schemes and POP Art

The Rothko Chaple at CSU… Link to the WSJ Article…. Link to the Rothko Chapel Site. http://houstonmuseumdistrict.org/media/files/museum/W-NW-N-by-Hickey-Robertson_700x700.jpg

Goals:

  • G: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 do you need to do to get yourself ready for a WEDNESDAY due date?

What are the challenges you have been having with this process? What colors have you begun using and how easy / hard has this been for you? 

Painting – CANVAS CONSTRUCTION! Color Schemes and the RESOLUTION of the ABSTRACT Composition!

Brice Marden in his Studio – COLOR and LINE! AP… Any Thoughts? http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2006/10/29/arts/600_loos.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.2Ac: Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.
  • What can you say to someone who looks at your artwork (abstraction) and says something along the lines of “I Don’t Get It.” or “Anyone Can Do That!”

Today – Successful in the process? What is an interesting aspect of the layering or flattening of the acrylic paints? What did you accomplish today? 

AP Studio Art – Concentration Time!

Reflect on what you are doing… http://www.clevelandseniors.com/images/funny/art-thief/van-gogh-painting.jpg

GOALS:

  • 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 you planning on doing TODAY to set yourself up for a productive WEEKEND? What is your body of work centered on? Drawing? 2D Design? How do you see this in your first three artworks?

What did you accomplish today? What do you need to do tomorrow, over the weekend? How can you develop your OWN voice? What does the BREADTH work do to help you find that VOICE in your concentration? Self-Reflection…

#Thursday? What happened to the REST of the WEEK? #MakeArtToday!

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

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Studio Art 360 – Color Schemes and POP Art

Mark Rothko in the STUDIO. What a GREAT BIG CANVAS! http://cloud.lomography.com/576/435/8b/70e4bf5f5f752f84ecd8eae677822dd43e790c.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • How do you feel using MULTIPLE APPROACHES to the creative process helped you or challenged you in coming up with your compositions?

Do you feel going through a PROCESS is a STRONG way to begin an artwork (or anything else) or  simply a waste of time – you have a “just do it” sort of approach. Explain your answer. 

Painting – CANVAS CONSTRUCTION! Color Schemes and the RESOLUTION of the ABSTRACT Composition!

Here we are DRAWING with INK on a LARGE SHEET OF PAPER – Thanks Brice Marden! ABSTRACTION! http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81CIvE3XoYL._SL1500_.jpg

Goals:

  •  2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Consider the layering and transparency of the images / colors… what does this visually do for you, the painter? What does it do visually for the audience?

As you look back on the construction of the canvas, what are especially happy about as you built your own?

AP Studio Art – Concentration Time!

Calder and his CIRCUS! What a GREAT idea to CONCENTRATE on! Fun! http://whitney.org/image_columns/0002/4353/alexandercalderinstallview1_600_1200.jpg?1369062947

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.
  • Have you DISCOVERED ANYTHING new about your ideas for your concentration today, this week, as you have been working. I’ve had MANY great conversations with each almost each of you… what do you take away from them?

What are your questions about making your statement ONLINE? Do you have an idea how to access your ONLINE portion of the website?

#Working #Wednesday and Staying on top of the #Artwork.

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

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Studio Art 360 – Color Schemes and POP Art

ALL LATE SKETCHES DUE THIS WEEK BY WEDNESDAY! THAT’S IT!

The scale of the works is impressive. The work in REAL Life is impressive. http://thevelvetrocket.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/mark-rothko-no-14-1960.jpg

Goals:

  •  G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What do you feel REPEATING an image over and over, each time with a different color scheme do for your audience?

What did you enjoy about the process of the painting today? What are the challenges? Are you using the correct size brushes?  

Painting – CANVAS CONSTRUCTION! Color Schemes and the RESOLUTION of the ABSTRACT Composition!

Brice Marden and his techniques in the making of the artwork. How can you see the building of the work? http://ranchoreubidoux.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/brice-marden_1.jpeg

Goals:

  •  7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What are your concerns about transferring the ideas and images up to the canvas? Does it have to be EXACT? Why or Why Not?

How is approaching the canvas ALL OVER going to be different than focusing on ONE SECTION at a time? What will it allow you to see early?

AP Studio Art – Concentration Time!

What does your concentration look like NOW? Do not worry about the next three works… worry about the current 3 pieces… Robert Arneson – BIO. http://www.artnet.com/artwork_images_484_822284_robert-arneson.jpg

GOALS:

  • NETS: Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively
  • What are your FEARS as you begin to come to the end of the first three works? What are your FEARS about the AP Process?

Ask 2 probing questions about the work of one of your classmates – NOT the one you spoke to yesterday.

How is your #Mood to your #Artwork?

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

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Studio Art 360 – Color Schemes and POP Art

ALL LATE SKETCHES DUE THIS WEEK BY WEDNESDAY! THAT’S IT!

Mark Rothko: http://radicaljew.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Rothko_No_14.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How are you BALANCING the composition out as you move forward?

What did you struggle with as you began painting your images out? What is DIFFERENT in acrylics than in watercolor? 

Painting – CANVAS CONSTRUCTION! Color Schemes and the RESOLUTION of the ABSTRACT Composition!

Brice Marden: http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2006/10/27/arts/marden.selects.3.450.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What MOOD do you feel your composition is setting up and WHY?

Work with one another and build the canvas that will be the final painting. Is this a positive aspect to the composition? Does it express your FEELINGS toward the building / the space? 

AP Studio Art – Concentration Time!

Alice Neel: http://www.davidzwirner.com/exhibition/alice-neel-4/

GOALS:

  • NETS: Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively?
  • What is the central idea behind your concentration?

Share with your AP Classmates the work you have accomplished up to this point. One on One.

#Concentration and #ColorSchemes – Across the Board!

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

Fail and Fail and Fail and Fail… until you succeed. http://www.chcp.edu/sites/default/files/content/images/failure%20is%20the%20key%20to%20success.jpg

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Studio Art 360 – Color Schemes and POP Art

ALL LATE SKETCHES DUE THIS WEEK BY WEDNESDAY! THAT’S IT!

How does this relate to what POP Art is? Mark Rothko – What’s his color Scheme? http://www.michaelarnoldart.com/orange%20and%20yellow%20Mark%20Rothko%20painting.jpeg Mark Rothko BIO – HERE.

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What are the 4 color schemes that you are going to be using in your painting?

What did you do successfully in the transferring of your images up to the paper and then the canvas? What is the RELATIONSHIP between the Abstract Expressionists of the 1950’s and the Pop Artists of the 1960’s

Painting – CANVAS CONSTRUCTION! Color Schemes and the RESOLUTION of the ABSTRACT Composition!

Brice Marden – Abstraction and SPACE – BIO HERE. http://www.moma.org/images/dynamic_content/exhibition_page/13237.jpg?1404310816

Goals:

  •  G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What has been your biggest question about the building process? Biggest PROBLEM? COMPLETE SENTENCES PLEASE!

What can you do today / tomorrow to begin the PAINTING PROCESS tomorrow? Or at least drawing the painting out on your canvas?

AP Studio Art – Concentration Time!

Matisse and LINE… http://nga.gov.au/exhibitions/Matisse/images/Romainebig.jpg

Henri Matisse: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/mati/hd_mati.htm AND http://www.berggruen.com/exhibitions/henri-matisse_1#1

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 do you hope to learn / communicate in the FIRST THREE works you are presenting (Next Monday)

What have you accomplished today that sets you up for success?