Thursday is a #GoodDay to #MakeArt in the #Studio

If you don’t like change, you’ll like irrelevance even less” General Eric Shinseki

Drawing: 2 Days Left

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.

How did the critique from LAST WEEK FRIDAY help you see your work in a new way? What are you doing to FULLY ACTIVATE THE BACKGROUND?

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Cherries – Fred Bell: https://i.pinimg.com/236x/f6/2f/5b/f62f5b81138be08b46c4167c35d7fdd7–fred-leveon-bell.jpg

What do you WANT to do to tie these works together? YOUR VOICE? Is it coming through?

Studio Art 360: Paint (and finish the glaze)

7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.

What colors are you THINKING about using in this portrait? What will your color scheme be and what colors are you going to be using?

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Warhol and the Portrait of Marilyn: http://www.que.es/archivos/201208/4745013w-640x640x80.jpg

What struggles are you having with this drawing / beginning of the painting so far? This is DUE at the end of NEXT week. DO NOT RUSH.

AP Studio Art: Computer Work? Photography? Website? Finish the Concentration from LAST WEEK?

Research and Information Fluency – Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.

How have you been able to use the NEW skills you’ve developed this year and create a STRONG BODY of CONCENTRATION works? How are you being interested in the CONCENTRATION work that you are creating? How do you see your works as a whole as you are photographing and uploading your images?

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Helen Frankenthaller: http://www.raneytown.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/3455854_slideshow.jpeg

Knowing that you are working on your concentration works and STRONG IDEAS with SKILL Building ideas, how are you advancing the ideas of the ARTIST’S JOB? (Or would you like to draw / make JUST TO MAKE ART TO CHALLENGE YOURSELF)?

Tick Tock goes the clock… What is holding you back?

“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/)

It’s ALMOST too late, but not quite, for missing work… What can you do? – WEDNESDAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR MISSING ASSIGNMENTS!

Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock… The Clock Does Not Stop! Get your late work in! Some credit is better than no credit! Would you rather have 50 cents from a dollar or Zero cents from a dollar?

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Art Foundations: Intro to Perspective and WRAP UP Positive / Negative Composition – One Point Perspective Video – You Tube!

Brunelleschi re-invented linear perspective… how easily can you discover it for yourself? Kahn Academy – Click on the image above for a HISTORICAL insight.

GOALS: Historical in Nature Today! What do these MEAN? In your own words – talk to your neighbor about what they mean.

  1. 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts and other disciplines from history or movements (Renaissance)

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective.

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Advanced Drawing: Non-Objective Drawing based on REALITY!

How are you breaking your ABSTRACT NON-OBJECTIVE VALUE based composition up? How are you BALANCING out the composition to make it work with value and make it INTERESTING?

Richard Diebenkorn – Abstraction from REALITY and DIRECT OBSERVATION!

Ocean Park Series… A bit of history from his Catalogue Raisonne.
How many VALUES are you seeing in your images?

GOALS:

  1. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges
  2. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art (NON-Objective from direct observation – What do you hope to learn from this experience?)

How are your skills developing in the creation of VALUE based non-objective artwork? How is the composition coming along? How are you breaking your ABSTRACT NON-OBJECTIVE VALUE based composition up? How are you BALANCING out the composition to make it work with value and make it INTERESTING?

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AP Studio Art: Concentration #1 – DUE MONDAY as well as CHAPTER 3 in ART and FEAR! – C’Mon Y’All

Whatcha’ doin’ in ya’ sketchbook yo? Click on the picture to see a GREAT collection of sketchbook ideas and the like.

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create and define, visual challenges (your concentrations)  using 1.4.1 analysis and 1.4.2 synthesis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements and then reassembling it all into a successful and powerful composition)
  2. Create multiple solutions to solve your visual problems that shows relationships between form and context (It is important / essential to make MANY initial ideas rather than just one for that artwork. I am collecting your initial sketches on Monday along with the artwork.)

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your first work? Please hand in your PLANNING / THINK SHEETS from last week today – before you leave – I want to read your thoughts… Thanks.

What skills do you have that you can use NOW to do your best?

Ok… I may not mountain climb, surf, hang glide, or scuba dive… but I DO love to use my skills on the stage! Who’d have thought I was funny?

“The question for each man is not what he would do if he had the means, time, influence and educational advantages, but what he will do with the things he has.”

— Frank Hamilton

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TONIGHT! Marty’s Banquet Hall – STUDENT WORK. Studio 107 – Mr, Korb’s Work! Bring your family and friends – take in a lot of art tonight!

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Art Foundations: Negative Space Drawing – let’s add color / value!

Positive and Negative space. Let’s do this with WATERCOLORS first… then Sharpie to finish the branches. LET THE PAINT DRY FIRST. 1.bp.blogspot.com

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)

What about the use of space did you still have questions about. You and your classmate need to get together and review the first two sections of the chapter and come up with a CHALLENGING QUESTION from the text. I will collect the questions for future use…

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Advanced Drawing: Still life drawings – FOCUS ON THE TRANSPARENCY, LIGHT BENDING, and REFLECTION

http://www.thirstyreader.com – What is the transparent aspect to this painting? How did Janet Fish REALLY show the transparency and bending of the light?

GOALS

  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.

What is it about the transparent glass that makes this a challenging or easy subject matter to work with? Share your preliminary work with your neighbor – write the thoughts down and THEN… let’s get together and talk about the discoveries you have made.

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AP Studio Art: Time to consider the idea of your Concentration.

  1. Link to examples HERE
  2. Link to Acorn Book HERE
  3. ANSWER THIS QUESTION: Clearly and simply state the central idea of your concentration .
Concentration time… Ok… maybe not this kind of concentration. We ARE going to get into the ideas of concentration however. http://www.pathways-to-peak-experience.com

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create and define, visual challenges (your concentrations)  using 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements).

What have you narrowed some ideas down to? How have you discovered NEW ideas regarding what you MIGHT want to be dealing with in your concentration? What is the artistic stuff that you might be exploring (elements and principles? Mark making techniques? Media you might be exploring?) Share your thoughts about the 2 questions that we will be visiting and revisiting throughout the semester. 

What can you do with the skills you have? Let’s see you DO IT!

“The question for each man is not what he would do if he had the means, time, influence and educational advantages, but what he will do with the things he has.” — Frank Hamilton

And Deep Sea Diving — I love the little fish… http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu

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Art Foundations: DRAW the NEGATIVE SPACE you see. Harder than you think.

DRAW THE NEGATIVE SPACE – NOT the positive space… Do you think you can handle it? http://fc08deviantart.net

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)

What did you find as the most difficult aspect of the creation of the drawing? What was the hardest? What was the easiest? Are you able to see the negative space in the 1 – drawing, 2 – actual object?

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Advanced Drawing: Transparent Objects and Drawing what we see.

Janet Fish is a GREAT PLACE TO START. Check out the transparency and how the light bends and twists… OBSERVATION! http://www.askart.com

GOALS:

  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.
  2. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures (how do the objects you are choosing relate to your life and culture? How can reflection and transparency work for you?)

What are you drawn to? What is successful in your composition? What is it about the transparent glass that makes this a challenging or easy subject matter to work with? Share your preliminary work with your neighbor – write the thoughts down.

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AP Studio Art: Research and Investigate the artists you are interested in. Go to the Library, Get an Art History Book. Begin with the letter A.

This is where to start. Not in what you already know. Look through the images from the past to see where the images of NOW are from. http://www.themasterpiececards.com

GOALS:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context

What research and new discoveries in art history have you accomplished today? What is the greatest surprise you have found today?  What are your INITIAL THOUGHTS about the idea of a concentration?

Concentrate… Really Concentrate… What can YOU work on for 9 months and stay interested in?

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Who is that in Mr. Korb's room today?
Who is that in Mr. Korb’s room today?
Have you seen Mr. Korb around anywhere?
Have you seen Mr. Korb around anywhere?

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“We’ve gotten to the point where we think the camera can capture anything at all.” “Well, it can’t really. The camera can’t compete with painting at all. The paintings are much more vivid about the place than photographs are.” – David Hockney, “Modern Painters, “

David Hockney, on his latest inspiration – Yorkshire, Into the Woods,” by: Marina Cashdan, April 2010, p. 66.

Could you paint in nature, in a suit, with a pocket square AND a scarf? I bet I could! I would LOVE to get out and paint like that!

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Art Foundations: Drawing and Painting – This is SERIOUS now. Let’s get to it!

How has this artist used LINE and CONTOUR? Is there success in the drawing? Do you see areas for improvement?
And then there was ME!
And then there was ME!

 

GOALS:

  1. (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the technique of contour line.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form and 4.4.3 meanings (What message are you communicating through your art?).

What is the most challenging aspect of the watercolors for the day? What emotions have you chosen to represent yourself? Why?

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Advanced Drawing: Drawing, last two days

Tales from the Crit – Let’s get talking!

GOALS:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context.

DEADLINE extended: What have you accomplished today? What is the greatest accomplishment you have made today?  What is your plan for tomorrow? How are you going to RESOLVE it for MONDAY and be ready for a successful Critique?

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AP Studio Art: Critique: NY Times Article HERE

Did you drink your Vitamin C this morning? After looking through this portfolio… you may need some extra.

GOALS:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context.

What have you accomplished with this work? What was the greatest accomplishment you have made in this work?  What are 10 things in your life that you are VERY Interested in? Ideas for your concentration – Take a look HERE. Concentration PAGES HERE from the Acorn Book.