“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peal
Drawing: Landscape and the work of David Hockney
2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
Look at your series – What are your thoughts about your techniques / compositions? N: Mark making and process over product. Emphasize the ideas of the mark making and observation.
What are you happiest with in regard to your drawings? What are the lessons learned as you create a series of works versus one at a time?
David Hockney Landscape Drawing: The Guardian Newspaper link HERE
Studio Art 360: Collage and Gallery hanging
2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
What do you think about when you hear the work COLLAGE? We are going to look at 4 different artists this week and make ONE simple collage each. Della Wells, Romare Bearden, Richard Hamilton, and Kara Walker (began with Pablo Picasso and George Braque).
What kinds of messages might you be communicating with the ideas of collage? How can you throw the normal rules of art making out the window?
#90 “You can condense, but you cannot simplify.” —Ann Lauterbach, personal conversation: The world is infinitely complex, and any attempt to simplify, which means the elimination of contradictory elements, will fail to capture that complexity. One can, however, attempt to compress or condense those elements into a more abbreviated or altered form. That is the role of metaphor. Kit White 101 Things to Learn in Art School
Studio Art 360: Grids on the Canvas and the Drawing and Transfer it up to the Canvas
Take a HARD LOOK AT YOUR DRAWING and determine what you need to focus on in the next 46 minutes. WRITE IT OUT!
What did you accomplish with your drawing today? Are there aspects of your goal at the beginning of the hour that you accomplished? Didn’t accomplish? Why? Explain.
AP STUDIO ART: Crit – Figure Drawing then the Concentration AGAIN!
On your GALLERY Images: “Title,” Your Name, Height” x Width”, Medium, Year. DO THIS NOW so it is EASIER in May. I am disappointed that Friday came and went and some are NOT done. Zero’s are SET, you can earn points again later…
As you look at the work in front of you, what element / principle stands out in your ARTWORK? What have you taken away from this process of OBSERVATION and REWORKING the ideas in your drawing? How can you use these ideas as you move forward in your CONCENTRATION?
What did working on the figure drawing do for you in the process of developing / articulating yourself through your artwork?
1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
Take a look at your previous week’s works – where did you struggle the most with the idea of the portrait? Where did you succeed the most? How do you use the ideas of chiaroscuro and color to better define the ideas of form (in the face especially)?
What was the most challenging way to draw? Why was this most difficult way to go? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation? Previous works from past classes.
Studio Art 360: Color Schemes
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 images have you brought in today or are you thinking about using for this project? Why are these products important to you? How do you feel they fit into the experiences of the rest of society? Popular Culture?
What color scheme does this advertisement use and WHY?