The end of one experience allows for the next one to begin!

“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.

Art Foundations: WRAP IT UP! MOVE IT FORWARD!

Hmmm… http://cdn.studentartguide.com/cdn/farfuture/x5tkTjj2ibscRegZr9I8RhEFgXkNFZLcecRTy_VzyjE/mtime:1361323269/sites/default/files/images/line-drawings-cross-contour.jpg

Goals:

  1. (5.3) Describe meaning of artwork by analyzing use of contour line and pattern.
  2. (3.2) Apply ideas in art to RESOLVE and EVALUATE visual challenges.

What types of lines are you in favor of using? Where do you find it easiest to use the idea of contour line to represent the face / form? What sorts of pattern do you think you would like to recreate with the use of WATERCOLOR to represent YOU?

Drawing: Computer Lab – Let’s Start anew!

KABAM! http://scienceillustrated.com.au/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/music.jpg

Goals:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges (listen to the music, describe what you SEE).
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

What ideas did you find as you listened to the music?

AP Studio Art: CONCENTRATION! (and 2 more crits…)

Concentration – Let’s RETHINK what the heck we are doing! http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/image/ap/3D_B_5_Tejo_02_view1_th.jpg

Goals:

  1. Technology Operations and Concepts – Update your AP Central Site.
  2. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly (and create MULTIPLE SOLUTIONS to VISUAL – Concentration – Problems.

What has been happening in your work that FITS with your statements? How can you continue to think about the statement you have written and refresh your ideas?

 

How’s that frog taste?

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog

Have you eaten your frog today?

Have you eaten your frog today?

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Advanced Drawing – Computer Lab: Writing About Your Art

How are you feeling about this?

GOALS:

  1. (3.3) describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value in written form and participate in the self – evaluation of your drawing.
  2. (4.3) compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.2) aesthetics

Hopefully we looked at Execution and Composition in the Rubric and you were able to get some good solid writing down and thoughts worked out. What have you seen or thought about that is now something you can REALLY reflect on regarding your work?

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Art Foundations: Line and the Portrait – Continuous line contour drawings

How to draw with a contour line.

GOALS: 

  1. (3.3) Know about the creation of images and explain why they are important (contour line).
  2. (1.4) Solve visual challenges using analysis (element of Line).

What was difficult about the contour line drawing? Did you have any FUN drawing this image – knowing that there was no fear of doing it wrong?

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AP Studio Art: In Class Oral Crit.

Morandi made a LIFE of bottles and jars… what can you do for 18 weeks? Link to the Morandi article by clicking his work from above.

GOALS:

  1. (3.3) describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value Orally participate in the discussion of your classmates drawing.
  2. (4.3) compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.2) aesthetics

What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the crit. of your work or the work of others. We HAVE to get comfortable doing this… FEEDBACK is ESSENTIAL.

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