#Tuesday and #Construction in the #Studio.

“Nothing in life that’s worth anything is easy.” – Barack Obama, #SOTU 2014

AP Studio Art – Art and Fear – Let’s TALK about your Concentration!

Coming up next – Andy Goldsworthy.

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 has been successful for your first concentration works? What has failed you? Where do you need to go from here?

What did you feel about the works you saw today? Is there anything you see about your work that you feel could be pushed a bit further? You are going outside tomorrow – bring a coat.

Advanced Drawing: Let’s LISTEN about the AP Concentrations!

Bryce Hudson – How does your work relate?

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.
  • How did you enjoy using pastels for your first drawing? How about the knowledge that there was NO RECOGNIZABLE object to have to worry about.

What did you feel were some of the strengths of the works you saw today? What do you feel were some of the weaknesses?  Bryce Hudson

Drawing: DRAWING TIME! 

ANOTHER MORANDI to consider.

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • How willing / capable are you to deal with CHANGE? Hmmm…. How are you defining the edges of forms DIFFERENTLY now than you have in the past?

Have you improved your drawings skills over the past few days? What do you feel you will be able to improve on regarding the skills you have currently? MORANDI: 

Studio Art 360: Let’s keep on the construction!

TONY SMITH at MoMA.

Goals:

  • 2.2P: Explain how traditional and non-traditional materials may impact human health and the environment and demonstrate safe handling of materials, tools, and equipment.
  • What can you use from the process we went through YESTERDAY to continue to create a CUBE, CYLINDER, and a pyramid? Do you want to work on ALL of them at the same time or are you going to finish one and then move onto the next?

What was the most difficult part of the building today for YOU? How can you use those challenges to develop your skills?

#Critiques and #Artwork, time to get to #work (and #listen, and #talk)…

“Nothing in life that’s worth anything is easy.” – Barack Obama, #SOTU 2014

AP Studio Art – Art and Fear – Let’s TALK about your ART!

Are you confident like Picasso? What can you do to stand as firm as Pablo?

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.
  • As you look at the work you have created up to this point this year, what are three things you feel are strong about your body of work?

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. How does this work relate to your concentration?

Advanced Drawing: Let’s pin up our Abstraction and Pastels and talk – MONDAY!

Bryce Hudson – Artist – Let’s visit his website! Maybe contact him…

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 need to do with your last 45 minutes to resolve your drawing today? N: Resolution of pastel drawings.

What is the STRONGEST element in your drawing? What is the ONE AREA that you would like to rework?

Drawing: FINAL WORK and DRAWING TIME! 

Morandi at MoMA. Check it out HERE.

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 are your biggest accomplishments as you worked last week? Where are the three successful aspects of the still life? What are the aspects that are not successful yet? Identify with your neighbor the absolute black, absolute white, and 3 different levels of grey.

What have you learned today about how to push / pull space with value? What have you accomplished with pencil? What is SUCCESSFUL? 

Studio Art 360: Let’s keep on the construction!

Tony Smith and the basic FORMS – Like you are working with.

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What is the difference between shape and form? There are a FEW OTHER terms we are going to cover in the book – terms that help up TALK about art.

How much of your forms did you get done today? Were you able to begin your SELF – EVALUATION / FORMATIVE.