Be Positive about the Negative (space that is…)

“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

Art Foundations: Lets be POSITIVE about the NEGATIVE

How challenging is it to see the negative? http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/236x/61/fe/ef/61feef888dd0ab4efcf490f250427224.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 1.4.1 analyze artwork into its basic elements of positive and negative space
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts from pre-Renaissance through the Renaissance to today.

DUE MONDAY – Two Point Perspective – The Cube

DUE TUESDAY – Two Point Perspective – Windows and Doors

What challenges did you feel as you worked through the ideas of Positive Negative Space?  TWO POINT PERSPECTIVE VIDEOs for the Weekend. Come with TWO SUCCESSFUL PAGES from the Online video for Tuesday!

Drawing: Listen – write, Look – write, Measure – write, Draw – write

Kandinsky – Circles – How do you feel you can create a composition? http://web.guggenheim.org/exhibitions/kandinsky/images/several_circles.jpg
Color! What do you think about it? http://img2.mappio.com/ewant/kandinsky-color-theory-4170-Large.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 might you have had about the use of SHAPE or the creation / inspiration for IMAGERY in art?

AP Studio Art: WORK – Shhhhhh… Mr. Korb will leave you alone.

Hmmm… different than anything you are doing – CONCENTRATION is a BIG DEAL – What you do is ALL ABOUT YOU! http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/image/ap/3D_C_3_Leichman_01_th.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.2) Evaluate the effectiveness of artwork.
  2. 1.4.3 evaluation [critique] (formative and summative reflections about your artwork) of your artwork through digital media. (Technology Operations and Concepts and Communication and Collaboration)

Share with your neighbor the plans and advancements for this and the next pieces… Scary huh?

Can I have mustard with that? What else goes well with your art?

“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: REALLY wrap it up and then onto Form and Shape

What is the artist REALLY focused on in this drawing? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/10f00-treesilhouette.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 analysis of SPACE!

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?

Drawing: Shall we try to get the Google Dive fixed? Let’s move on AFTER we get the Google Fixed… LISTEN TO ME!

What do these shapes mean to you? How do you see them relating to each other – or to you? http://littleguyintheeye.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/shapes-in-nature.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs (shapes and forms, colors, and music) 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: No Talking today! Plan and Plan and REVISIT your CONCENTRATION!

What is YOUR concentration doing? Write out the goals and GET TO WORK! http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2012/128/5/3/ap_concentration__5__garbage_dog_by_uchifan-d4yzavl.jpg

GOALS:

  1. Technology Operations and Concepts – Update your AP Central Site… Introduction to  the site.
  2. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

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?

Crazy… That’s How It Goes… Millions of People, they come and they go.

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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.

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Art Foundations: Continuous Line Contour Drawings / Watercolor Paintings

What is the MOTIF? What is the PATTERN?

GOALS:

  1. (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the technique of watercolor painting.
  2. (1.4.1) Create and solve visual problems using motifs and pattern.

OK… What pattern have you chosen to represent yourself? How does it represent you? What are the aspects of it that you feel BEST represent you?

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Advanced Drawing: Final Day to DRAW on your mannequin and paper bag drawings. WORK IT!

Value – Depth – Highlights and Shadow!!! MAKE IT WORK!
Foreshortening… have you had to use this technique? How are your observational skills?

GOALS:

  1. 2.3 RESOLVE artworks that solve visual challenges.

What did you work on to REALLY improve your skills in drawing?

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AP Studio Art: Last day to work on your plant drawing.

Even the children OBSERVE and EXPERIMENT with their plant / flower drawings. How are you experimenting – DISCUSS this with your classmates…

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 RESOLVE media, techniques, and processes with (1.1.3) an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.
  2. 1.4.3 evaluation which includes the summative (final)  reflections about your art work.

What have you learned about the process / techniques you chose to work with in this drawing?