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?

Parent Teacher Conference Night! Hope to see you there!

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.” — Og Mandino (Paul Mark Sutherland http://goalhabits.com/2013/10/12/goal-achievement-quote-oct-12-2013/)

HAPPY 539th BIRTHDAY MICHELANGELO!

Art Foundations: Let your brain hurt as you SEARCH for Perspective

How to make this into a CUBE? http://blog.targethealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/20110822-2.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS 1.2.3 and processes / attempts / sketches you use
  2. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges  using the THOUGHTS and IDEAS of 2 Point (or more) linear perspective.

What do you see as the most difficult part of the design and restructure of your image? What was your BIGGEST SUCCESS? What was the BIGGEST CHALLENGE you had?

Drawing: DRAW!

BAUHAUS or der Balue Reiter? http://assets.thecreatorsproject.com/blog_article_images/images/000/022/411/wassily-kandinsky-red_original.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply Pencil and Oil Pastels in a variety of techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill and 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas about music, geometry, and color theory are executed well.

What three things did you find interesting about YOUR images and what three things did you find interesting about your neighbors? WRITE THESE OUT with the WHY’s in your end of week comments.

AP Studio Art: Draw, Make Art, Digitize

JWM Turner’s Sketchbook. http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/D/D07/D07860_10.jpg

Goals:

  1. 3.5 evaluate and defend how 3.5.1 subject matter 3.5.2 symbols are used in art
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between your concentration images and meaning of artwork

Thinking about the critiques from earlier this week, what are you in need of doing to make these  end of the concentration works the best? We still have TONS of time to POLISH our concentrations… what else do you do?  

Multiple Solutions before you move forward – EVERYONE!

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.” — Og Mandino (Paul Mark Sutherland http://goalhabits.com/2013/10/12/goal-achievement-quote-oct-12-2013/)

Art Foundations: Textbook and Chapter 5

WOW – How can we make this into a 2 point perspective drawing… let’s take a look! http://www.project-pharmaceutics.com/site/wp-content/uploads/electron-microscopy-analysis.jpg

Goals:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges – What are you learning about 2 point perspective and how can you use it in your upcoming drawing.
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to the perspective challenges of a scanning electron microscope image. How can you show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

What do you see as the most difficult part of the design and restructure of your image? What Is your image and WHY are you choosing it? What does the original do? Why is it built the way it is and how does that creation help it do what it does?

Drawing: Sketching / Drawing / Listening

Kandinsky – der Blaue Reiter or Bauhaus? The choice is yours. Explain your answer. http://www.neuegalerie.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/slideshow_large_image/mainimage.jpg

Goals:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how your art differs from Kandinsky’s and describe how it relates to the past and current time as well as past culture and your culture.
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges (how are you using MATH and PHILOSOPHY in the NEW works)

What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you were creating? SHARE this with your classmates SO that you can practice the skills of talking about your ideas and work. I am seeing GROWTH in a NUMBER of you. Keep it up.

AP Studio Art: Concentration / Photographs

What can you do to fill these pages with NEW ideas that are GROWING from your past experiences? http://room13international.org/wp-content/themes/room13/assets/images/bg-sketchbook-open.jpg

Goals:

  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

hat have you come up with? What materials are you planning on using? How does it fit into your current body of work?

Let’s get up close and personal… to a Scanning Electron Microscope

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.” —Og Mandino (Paul Mark Sutherland http://goalhabits.com/2013/10/12/goal-achievement-quote-oct-12-2013/)

Art Foundations: Textbook and Chapter 5

An air particle found in Strasbourg, France. What might you look up under Scanning Electron Microscope? http://www.surprising.uni-freiburg.de/typo3temp/pics/c4686d7b0d.png

GOALS:

  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

What was it that drew you to the image from your research?  Did you write down all of the information about the website and owner of the image?

DUE TOMORROW:

Ellipses And…

Cantilevers…

Drawing: Worksheet and Music

How’s Kandinsky working with the ideas of Melody and Symphony in this work? For an extra 10 points… what period of Kandinsky’s art making style did he create this is? Why?http://www.neuegalerie.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/slideshow_large_image/Fuga.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What NEW ideas can you EXPRESS about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you created today?

AP Studio Art: Critique

Could the chalkboard BE the art? Well… with the right intent it could be… but for now, let’s just hang your work up there instead. http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2010/07/09/arts/09marclayspan-1/MARC-articleLarge.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 2.2 PEER-evaluate the effectiveness of artworks

Well… What’s next on your plate?

Parent Teacher Conferences this Week – Are you Ready?

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.” —Og Mandino (Paul Mark Sutherland http://goalhabits.com/2013/10/12/goal-achievement-quote-oct-12-2013/)

Art Foundations: Textbook and Chapter 5

What’s happening in the FAR BACKGROUND? http://wowthatsinteresting.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Grand-Canyon-West-Skywalk.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas

Ellipses And…

Cantilevers…

DUE WEDNESDAY!

Which of the linear aspects to perspective have been the hardest for you as you have been doing the video drawings?

Drawing: Your ideas and the worksheets

Kandinsky – Is this melodic or symphonic? Why? http://www.neuegalerie.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/slideshow_large_image/cc.jpg

VIDEO FROM Neue GAllery: http://www.neuegalerie.org/sites/default/files/files/JillLloyd_KandinskyVideo1_BlaueReiterToBauhaus-Neue%20Galerie%20Standard%20Video%20Settings%20-%20SD.mp4

Goals:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and Shape in the art you were creating?

AP Studio Art: Crit

Put Your Work Up And LOOK IT OVER!

Hang your Work Up and LOOK! http://blogs.bgsu.edu/artc4130jacoder/files/2010/10/chalkboard.jpg

Goal:

  1. 2.2 PEER-evaluate the effectiveness of artworks

Well… What’s next on your plate? NO LINKS – NO IMAGES – WORKS on the CHALKBOARD. HANG WORK HERE. COMPUTER LAB ON FRIDAY

New Materials – New Experiences – New Successes

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

Art Foundations 2D: Oil Pastel Drawing of Positive Negative Space… Perspective – REVIEW!

What are we looking at? How might you Draw This? How could you ADD to this? http://www.hoise.com/vmw/09/repository/Nanocube.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, and solve 2 Point Perspective drawing by breaking the images down to the basic steps and following the rules
  2. RESOLVE the visual challenges of your Oil Pastel Drawing!

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective. ALSO – What did you learn from the use of the OIL PASTELS that you can put into use in the future drawings we are going to embark on?

Drawing: What is your music? How’s your experiment?

Per artist Mary’s request, her image of a gorgeous sunset has been removed. Too bad, it was a wonderful example to our young people as to what can be accomplished with time, effort, skill,and dedication.

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply Oil Pastels in a variety of techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill and 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well. Using your understanding of Kandinsky’s Color Theory…
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

What did you find interesting about YOUR images and what did you find interesting about your neighbors? What are the BIGGEST THINGS you have taken away from the process we have been working on? What advice / thoughts would you offer others?

AP Studio Art: What’s up for the weekend?

Are you concentrating? http://www.lvc.edu/art/images/4_studio_art_concentration.jpg

GOALS:

  1. Decision Making – use critical thinking skills to plan manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate (digital) tools and resources.

What are the problems that you had this week with creating and / or editing your images? Are you doing this on your own with a sense of ease? Do we need more days in the lab? What do you have to do over the weekend?

Oil Pastels for EVERYONE!

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

Art Foundations 2D: Oil Pastel Drawing of Positive Negative Space – BE AWARE OF THE TASK AT HAND!

What can you do with PERSPECTIVE? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/46e9f-normal_chalk-sidewalk-hole.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 1.2 create OIL PASTEL drawings that demonstrate your understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 2.3 create oil pastel drawings that solve positive negative space challenges

Review with neighbors your knowledge of the rules of thumb for 2 point perspective! WRITE THEM DOWN IN TODAY’s GOALS COMMENTS!!!

Drawing: How goes the Experimentation!

WHAT? Oil Pastels can make REAL PICTURES too? What? What techniques do you think this artist might have used? http://i1.squidoocdn.com/resize/squidoo_images/800/draft_lens2371648module82171261photo_1264884426Griz500.jpg
  1. 1.1 apply Oil Pastels in a variety of techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill and 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What did you find interesting about YOUR images so far? What did you find interesting about your neighbors? What are your thoughts about the ideas that Kandinsky had created? Do you agree with ANY, SOME, ALL of them?

AP Studio Art: What did you learn yesterday!

What is your comment from yesterday? What CORRECTIONS do you need to make in your work? http://acuitybusiness.com/Portals/164204/images/Stand%20Out-resized-600.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.5 evaluate and defend how 3.5.1 subject matter 3.5.2 symbols are used in art
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret your art in your time for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context

Looking back at the first half of the week, what major accomplishments have you made that helps you stand out from the rest of the class?

While Mr. Korb is away… GREAT THINGS WILL BE PRODUCED!

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

Art Foundations 2D: Oil Pastel Drawing of Positive Negative Space – BE AWARE OF THE TASK AT HAND!

Keep your images of perspective in mind as you move forward. Links to the Roof and Sidewalks are to the right and you need to work that out for FRIDAY! http://st.houzz.com/fimgs/be11dcc90ce16431_1000-w406-h406-b0-p0–contemporary-exterior.jpg

BIG NOTE: 2 Point Perspective Videos on Peaked ROOFS as well as SIDEWALKS are DUE ON FRIDAY! Get one done TONIGHT and one done TOMORROW night!

GOALS:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your positive negative drawings  relate to how you are using Oil Pastels and the techniques.

What technique of OIL PASTEL DRAWING did you enjoy the most? What technique do you feel works the worst? WHY? Give your reasons in the comment portion of your GOALS SHEETS.

DUE FRIDAY – BELOW

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Drawing: Oil Pastel Experiments – You too… be aware of the skills needed!

Kandinsky created this with one motif – the circle. This is a MELODIC composition. Is your practice composition MELODIC or SYMPHONIC? Why? http://web.guggenheim.org/exhibitions/kandinsky/images/several_circles.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs from Kandinsky to YOU and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges – Make sure you are using the IDEAS that KANDINSKY invented.

Is your practice composition MELODIC or SYMPHONIC? Why? Stop and write that in your COMMENTS Section of the GOALS PAGE and then… HAVE A CONVERSATION WITH YOUR CLASSMATES!

AP Studio Art: Concentrations!

What are you doing online? What is the CONCENTRATION coming along like? BE AWARE THAT YOU HAVE WORK ONLINE!!!

GOALS:

  1. Use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. (Update your WEBSITE – have CONVERSATION about the success of your works.)

What did your conversation at the beginning of the hour help you see / explain? What did you learn from others? WRITE THIS IN THE COMMENTS SECTION OF YOUR GOALS PAGE!

OH NO! Exams are TOMORROW!!!

Who Needs EXTRA CREDIT? Take this SELF-EVALUATION and SURVEY to receive ONE FULL A+ Sketchbook Assignment EXTRA CREDIT. DUE – FRIDAY, January 17, 2014 at the END OF THE SCHOOL DAY.

This day is all that is good and fair. It is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on yesterdays. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Art Foundations: Clean, Review, Question Mr. Korb about whatever questions you may have.

What are the elements and principles of art? How can you remember it all? What are you doing to prepare for the final exam? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/elements-principles.jpg

Goals:

  1. 4.2 describe the purpose and meaning of art objects within different cultures, times, and places
  2. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.1 history 4.3.2 aesthetics 4.3.3 and culture as it relates to your own art (All Means STUDY!)

Review and Dr. Know All About Art Game, cleaning. G. What do you have to do to get yourself READY for the exam? Do you have your note card ready?

Advanced Drawing: Work, Work, Work – CLEAN!

PSYCHO! Mr. Korb’s favorite movie… well one of them… check out this reference to Edward Hopper’s “House by the Railroad” from Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller “Psycho”. http://www.edwardhopper.net/images/paintings/house-by-the-railroad.jpg

Goals:

  1. 5.3 describe meanings of Self Portrait drawings by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques

What do you hope to accomplish in the creation of this work? what messages are you communicating in this drawing?

AP Studio Art: CRITIQUE

Would the real slim shady please stand up? Elizabeth Peyton celebrates the celebrity! http://arttattler.com/Images/NorthAmerica/Missouri/St.%20Louis/Mildred%20Lane%20Kemper/Elizabeth%20Payton/Em.jpg

Goals:

  1. 4.2 describe the purpose and meaning of art objects within different cultures, times, and places
  2. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.1 history 4.3.2 aesthetics 4.3.3 and culture as it relates to your own art

Questions? What is it you need to do on the final exam? How do you plan on finishing this artwork?