What do your today hold? Embrace it!

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

Do not worry about the past… what about today and tomorrow? http://www.makemymood.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/today-is-a-good-day.jpg

Art Foundations: Review – Hand in Art – Clean

Max Ernst – Frottage, Grattage, Decalcomania – Social Commentary? Maybe not that… http://www.kunstmuseum-bonn.de/typo3temp/pics/7a7e468339.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.4.3 evaluation of your work as you are wrapping it up (formative and summative reflections about your artwork).

“The Golden Age of Abstraction” ARTnews, April 2013:

What are the challenges you had with this semester? Sketchbooks, class time, losing art? What can be done differently by Mr. Korb? What could be done differently by the artists?

Advanced Drawing: WORK! Clean!

We have looked at Edward Hopper a bit this quarter… lets read about him a bit more… http://www.edwardhopper.net/

Goals:

  1. 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

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

AP Studio Art: Work – Clean!

Elizabeth Peyton – Let’s see her work! http://www.sanjeev.net/modernart/jake-at-the-new-viet-huong-by-elizabeth-peyton-0308.jpg

Goals:

  1. 5.5 evaluate responses to works of art for communicating 5.5.1 rationale and 5.5.2 ideas

What have you got to do to finish your exam? What is your concentration looking like?

Keep Calm… Focus on your GOALS (and exams).

“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” – Brian Tracy

What it says! http://blog.7geese.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/keep-calm-and-focus-your-goals1.png

Advanced Drawing: Portraits

Vermeer’s “The Music Lesson” plays a similar role in the communication of ideas that you are working on in your artwork. What messages are YOU trying to communicate? http://taboofart.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/hiroshi-sugimoto-the-music-lesson-1999.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.2) Evaluate the effectiveness of artworks in terms of organization and functions. (D).
  2. (3.3) describe the origins of images and ideas and explain why they are of value in art (D).

What is the message you are communicating? What do you need to take home so that this is DONE on exam day? (One day to work, one day to clean next week.) How fun /frustrating is this for you? WRITE OUT YOUR THOUGHTS IN YOUR COMMENTS SECTION!

Art Foundations: Texture / Collage / Social Commentary

Architecture and NON-OBJECTIVE Abstraction. How are you focusing on the ideas that are being presented? http://1vze7o2h8a2b2tyahl3i0t6812c3.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/52-1024×1004.jpg

Non Objective Art / Social Commentary PRESENTATION IS HERE

Goals:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.
  2. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well

As you think about the social topic you have decided to work with, why is it important to you that it become s the final work that you spend the time this semester working on? With all of the different techniques, projects, elements and principles that we have learned, how are you going to pull it all together to this final excellent work of art?

“The Golden Age of Abstraction” ARTnews, April 2013:

AP Studio Art: Concentration

What is Frank Juarez concerned with when he builds his body of work? What are similarities you have seen from the past two days? What are differences? How can you ask the same questions about your own work? http://frankjuarezpaintings.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/stay-float-by-frank-juarez1.jpg?w=700&h=&crop=1

Goals:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art
  2. 5.2 stand behind your criticism of art

When speaking about and looking at others work, what have you learned about yourself? What have you learned about others?

Self Reflection Time… what have you learned about yourself?

“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” – Brian Tracy

Advanced Drawing: Portraits and Rubrics

Johannes Vermeer The Milkmaid demonstrates many of the requirements of our assignment. Does YOUR drawing? http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a8/Vermeer_-_The_Milkmaid.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.3) Create artworks that use organization and function to solve specific visual challenges. (P).
  2. (5.1)Identify the intentions and purposes behind making art.

What are the specific visual problems that you are in need of solving? What is the intention you have behind making this final work of art?

Art Foundations: Painting / Texture / Collage / Social Commentary

What does “Celestial” mean to you? Let’s take a moment and read about the ideas here. http://1vze7o2h8a2b2tyahl3i0t6812c3.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/04241-838×1024.jpg

Goals:

  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve Non-Objective Abstract Compositions.
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.

What are the / is the social topic that you are focusing on with the ideas of the Abstraction Artwork? Why is this the important topic that you have chosen?

“The Golden Age of Abstraction” ARTnews, April 2013:

AP Studio Art: Concentration 5 and 6 (or 6 and 7)

How are you focusing on the day to day, work to work pieces as you develop the body of work? http://frankjuarez.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/indiana-green-by-frank-juarez.jpg?w=299&h=300

Goals:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art
  2. 5.2 stand behind your criticism of art (have a conversation with one another BEFORE we begin to talk about the most recent compositions you have for your concentration).

What have you learned about yourself? What have you learned about others?

AP Extra Credit – Through Friday at Midnight – Click Here!

Focused Goals – Keep Working and Stay on Task.

Special Thanks to the Teachers at St. Andrew’s School in Boca Raton, Florida. I had a great time speaking with you all. If I can help out in any way… please feel free to contact me! Frank

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“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” – Brian Tracy

5 Days of Class… then EXAMS… let’s stay FOCUSED folks! http://mavericksquared.com/www/wordpress-content/uploads/2012/08/set-goal.jpg

Advanced Drawing: Portraits – Continue to work

Jan van Eyke – Arnolfini Wedding – interior / Exterior – Even the PAINTER is in the painting… https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/jan-van-eyck-arnolfini2bportraity2bdes2bdonateurs.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.3) Create artworks that use organization and function to solve specific visual challenges.
  2. (5.1) Identify the intentions and purposes behind making art. (D)

What has been the most challenging thing for you so far? How do you feel about the progress of your work so far? What do you need to do in order to finish? This will take us up to EXAM DAY… Rubric is DUE on exam day – critique will be the exam.

Art Foundations: Color Wheel and Color Mixing with Acrylic Paint

Color Wheel and Texture – What do you remember about color mixing? Talk to your neighbor about HOW to mix, paint, clean… etc… http://integritypromos.com/site/custom_apparel_files/Color-Wheel—Transparent.png

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply acrylic paint, color mixing techniques, and painting processes with 1.1.1 skill, 1.1.2 confidence, 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas of the color wheel are executed well
  2. 1.2 create painting techniques (grattage and decalcomania that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials, 1.2.2 techniques, 1.2.3 and processes you use.

“The Golden Age of Abstraction” ARTnews, April 2013:

What color did you find as very difficult to make? What color was easy (and not RY or B)?

AP Studio Art: Concentration Work and “Of Sailors and Whales” – DUE TODAY

What is a concentration? Frank Juarez is a Sheboygan artist – here’s his site! Enjoy! http://frankjuarezpaintings.com/

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

What are the works that need work? What are you doing with the time you are in here? Should I be writing you passes for your study halls? If I am, should I continue?

What are you THANKFUL for?

2013 Open Canvas Art Event – Milwaukee WI

“You won’t be happy with more until you’re happy with what you’ve got.” – Viki King (author, writer, speaker)

What are YOU thankful for? Take 30 seconds and write out 3 things you are thankful for.

Art Foundations 2D: Intro to Critiquing, 2 Point Perspective

What are YOU incorporating into your city / neighborhood / interior?

Goals:

  1. (1.2) Create 2 point perspective art that demonstrates how your ideas relate to the media, techniques (VALUE) and processes you use. (P)
  2. (2.3) Create artworks that uses organization and function to solve specific visual challenges.

What was the success in today’s drawing? What was the challenge?  What were the goals we have had over the past couple of weeks that you feel you have accomplished? WHY are you successful or unsuccessful with this artwork?

Advanced Drawing: Drawing and Evaluation

How are you using pastels? How did Degas?

Goals:

  1. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value
  2. NETS: TONIGHT Use digital media to work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning (Begin your crit.)

What was the success in today’s first portion of the critique? What did you see when you ANALYZED your work? What was the surprising to you?  What were the goals we have had over the past couple of weeks that you feel you have accomplished? WHY are you successful or unsuccessful with this artwork?

AP Studio Art: Still Life and Concentration (and WEB Design)

So… what are you worried about?

Goals:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how your art differs and describe how it relates to the CONCENTRATION you have begun.
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of your images and ideas and how they work with your concentration.

What did you accomplish today? What do you need to do tomorrow?  Developing Still Life works, concentration work. How can you develop your OWN voice?

Perspective and Painting… Perspective on Painting… T-Rex and Painting.

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

He’s got the ONE POINT PERSPECTIVE house with a NICE RED LINE! Do NOT give up T-Rex!

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Art Foundations:  Drawing Staircases

Maybe not STAIRS, but how could you draw this?

GOALS

  1. 1.2 create 2 point perspective staircase that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 processes you use

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB of two point perspective and the basics of the staircases. How did you do today without my direct teaching? Struggle?

Advanced Drawing: Hallway ROUGH Drawings

Let’s Review Drawing Techniques / What is a ROUGH drawing?

  1. One Versus Two Point Perspective
  2. Sighting In
  3. Thumbnail Drawings
  4. Rough Drawings
  5. Time Management
  6. Value Studies
  7. Mark Making
While I believe this is from a museum… what do you struggle with as you see this image? Do you struggle with anything about it?

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well. (What are you trying to describe in your artwork? How is it working for you?)

What was the success in perspective in today’s drawing? Where did you fall short? How are you able to demonstrate the idea of SPACE in the drawing… what are you going to do as it gets larger and in oil pastel?

AP Studio Art: concentration #2

Alexander Calder Video – let’s see it in action!

GOALS

  1. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context

Looking back on the week, what are the thoughts you have had regarding your ideas for concentration? When you consider the ideas, what fears do you have? What is your plan for the next 2 works in the larger body of work?