Wednesday – MidWeek #ArtMaking

David Hockney and his drawings - 10 - 20 feet: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/600x315/05/5d/e2/055de2dd870c79b59b1aac5482b8ce12.jpg
The Earth Withour Art is just Eh. http://www.streetartutopia.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/the-earth-without-art-is-just-eh.jpeg
The Earth Withour Art is just Eh. http://www.streetartutopia.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/the-earth-without-art-is-just-eh.jpeg

Drawing: Brrrr… I hope you brought MITTENS

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

Let’s get rolling and get outside to draw with a view from 10 – 20 feet away. One page and one drawing. That’s the goal.

David Hockney and his drawings - 10 - 20 feet: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/600x315/05/5d/e2/055de2dd870c79b59b1aac5482b8ce12.jpg
David Hockney and his drawings – 10 – 20 feet: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/600×315/05/5d/e2/055de2dd870c79b59b1aac5482b8ce12.jpg

Once again… What is your feeling about the process of drawing outside with a book that you made and a particular goal of filling it with observational drawings?


Studio Art 360: Glaze and PAINT! We’re doing it ALL today.

1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

What struggles did you have in the glazing of your work yesterday? How can you avoid that today?

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Glazing Work – Let’s Glaze! http://www.pottery-magic.com/pottery/tip_techniques/glaze7.jpg

How do you feel about the sculpture / artwork as you have now finished glazing it? What do you hope to do with it when you get it back in a week?


Advanced Drawing: CRITIQUE DAY!

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

What are the skills you saw in others work that you could see being important as you look at your own work.

Looking at Figurative Work: http://www.austinchronicle.com/binary/0d18/NationalGallery.jpg
Looking at Figurative Work: http://www.austinchronicle.com/binary/0d18/NationalGallery.jpg

Nothing – we reflected all hour.


AP Studio Art: What a DAY!

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

Now that we are done with the AP Testing – time to move forward. Looking over the past year and the development of the works you created… what 2 skills did you develop and put into your Art Toolbox over the course of the year?

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Diego Rivera by Frida Kahlo: https://uploads5.wikiart.org/images/magdalena-carmen-frieda-kahlo-y-calder%C3%B3n-de-rivera/portrait-of-diego-rivera-1937.jpg

No reflection individually – this is a class mid critique.

Tuesday and we #build, #grid, #draw, #observe, and #interview.

David Hockney Sketchbook: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/3d/41/97/3d41975e7d7857c59bdba50c52279add.jpg

“Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good…” Ira Glass


WI State Fair - Plein Air at the Fair. Entry Forms are HERE: https://goo.gl/i0KjNx
WI State Fair – Plein Air at the Fair. Entry Forms are HERE: https://goo.gl/i0KjNx

Drawing: Folding pages and Book Covers!

4.2Ac: Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.

How have you been challenged with the sketchbooks in class up to this point?

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David Hockney Sketchbook: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/3d/41/97/3d41975e7d7857c59bdba50c52279add.jpg

What do you see as having your own built book as being something different that simply buying one you can fill?


Studio Art 360: Color Wheel and Acrylic Paints

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 the biggest challenges that you see facing you today in the process of enlarging the photographs? Are you about ready to begin the painting process?

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Chuck Close Working: http://www.artyfactory.com/art_appreciation/portraits/chuck_close/chuck-close-working.jpg

What challenges did you face today in the gridding out of the portrait? Are you ready to begin the painting part of the process?


Advanced Drawing: Figure and Jim Dine “All About Looking

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

What do you think the skills that you currently have will help you in the process of the figure drawing?

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Jim Dine Figure DrawingL http://www.themorgan.org/sites/default/files/images/blog/302743_021.jpg

How does your drawing look in your own eyes? What did the process of ……………………. the image in the beginning do for you? Huh?


AP Studio Art: Portraits and Interviews. HUGE ASSIGNMENT!

2.2Ad: Demonstrate understanding of the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.

What are you thinking about in the work you are going to begin? Materials? Poses? Ideas about the work? Mug Shot? Action Shot? Portrait? Figurative Work? I am leaving this up to you! I WANT you to work on the idea of a portrait though.

Mike Dretzka - Self-Portrait in Charcoal: http://www.dretzkastudio.com/images/025.jpg
Mike Dretzka – Self-Portrait in Charcoal: http://www.dretzkastudio.com/images/025.jpg

What have been your first marks – ideas you are making in the idea of the portrait?

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?

 

What does PAINTING offer you? Let’s ask David Hockney!

“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.

David Hockney. What can his paintings do that a photography cannot? What can Photography do that painting cannot? http://www.glenwoodnyc.com/manhattan-living/wp-content/uploads/resource/dh-hockney-pace-wildenstein.jpg

Art Foundations: FINISH the PORTRAITS and the PAINTINGS – ASSEMBLAGE TIME!

Hmmm… What are you doing SUCCESSFULLY with your portraits? http://kurtdhollomon.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/august-self-portrait.jpg

Goals:

  1. (1.2) RESOLVE 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? – RUBRIC – Let’s take a look)

What is the most challenging aspect of the project you experienced today? Do you feel you have represented yourself? Do you feel you have represented your “inner-self” “soul” “impression of you?” Why or why not?

Drawing: COMPUTER LAB – REDO the Google Site Instruction Link HERE

The CLOUD! Let’s go to the cloud and store our works there! http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a3/Cumulus_clouds_panorama.jpg

Goals:

  1. Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and to the learning of others.
  2. Demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.

What problems did we all have with this process? What suggestions might you have? Google Form HERE:

AP Studio Art: Crit

What are you taking away from all this talking? Better yet… what are you offering?http://www.thedivesite.co.za/files/1/images/why_critique__by_sonofsanta.png

Goals:

  1. 2.1 form criticism about artworks that work to accomplish 2.1.2 personal or 2.1.4 other meanings
  2. Technology Operations and Concepts – Update your AP Central Site… Introduction to  the site. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

What do you feel was the MAJOR aspect of the crit. that YOU NEED TO WORK ON? What do you see as the benefit of the Crit. What do you see as a downfall / challenge?

What do you think about your work? Critiques are essential!

“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.

“Into the Woods” David Hockney. What can a painting do that PHOTOGRAPHY CANNOT? http://dougfarrick.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/david_hockney-painting.jpg

Art Foundations: Portraits and CONTOUR Lines / Pattern

What are you thinking about the use of the CONTOUR LINE? http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4005/4674819722_f9d0dc3af2.jpg

GOALS:

  1. (1.1.1) Apply art materials (markers and pencils) being aware of your skills. (1.4) Solve visual challenges using synthesis (element of Line and putting the drawing together).

What is the most challenging aspect of the portrait / line? What emotions have you chosen to represent yourself? Why? What variety of lines do you hope to use in the process of creating your self-portrait?

Drawing: CRIT – ONLINE DUE TONIGHT

What do you see?http://mikeduran.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/art-critic-1.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 2.1 form criticism about artworks that work to accomplish 2.1.2 personal or 2.1.4 other meanings

What do you feel was the MAJOR aspect of the crit. that YOU NEED TO WORK ON? What do you see as the benefit of the Crit. What do you see as a downfall / challenge?

AP Studio Art: CRIT – Present your work!

Crit! http://www.nwaea.k12.ia.us/documents/news/NanWilsonArtCritique_7044131F0C102.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 2.1 form criticism about artworks that work to accomplish 2.1.2 personal or 2.1.4 other meanings

What do you feel was the MAJOR aspect of the crit. that YOU NEED TO WORK ON? What do you see as the benefit of the Crit. What do you see as a downfall / challenge?

Happy Homecoming Day Waterford! Remember where you came from 20 years from now!

Cheerleader Korb - Ready to Cheer!
Cheerleader Korb – Ready to Cheer!
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I’ve got spirit! Yes I do! I’ve got spirit! How ’bout YOU?

“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.

Let us go to the studio and PAINT!

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Art Foundations – Draw in Continuous Line, Painting Patterns with Watercolor, Assemble Final Artworks

Check out how this artist used VALUE through the use of line. How are YOU doing the same?

GOALS:

  1. (5.3) Describe meaning of artwork by analyzing use of contour line and pattern.
  2. (3.2) apply ideas in art to solve 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? Share with your classmates.

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Advanced Drawing: Final day to work on PAPER BAG MANNEQUIN drawing – Take it home to finish if you need to.

Last day to check your values and artwork… how’s it gone?

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 RESOLVE and DEFEND the visual challenges you set up using 1.4.2. synthesis (assembling the various parts that build up the up the artwork / subject matter from its basic elements).

What was your plan for the paper bag / mannequin drawing that you began two weeks ago? Did you meet of exceed that goal? Did you fall short? What did you learn and what can you take away and use in the next work?

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AP Studio Art: CRITIQUE – What do you need to say about your work? What can you say? What were you TRYING to say? Do you want some help? Check HERE.

WHAT DO I HAVE TO SAY ABOUT MY WORK?

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.

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PEP ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE

1st hour 7:25AM-8:05AM
2nd hour 8:10AM-8:45AM
3rd hour 8:50AM-9:25AM
4th hour 9:30AM-10:05AM
6th hour 10:10AM-10:45AM
5AB hour 10:50AM-11:45AM
A Lunch 10:45AM-11:15AM
B Lunch 11:15AM-11:45AM
C Lunch 11:45AM -12:15PM
5BC 11:20AM -12:15PM
7th hour 12:20PM -12:55PM
8th hour 1:00PM -1:30PM

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.

Everybody was Kung-Fu Fighting! Ninja Day at WUHS!

King-Fu Frank!
King-Fu Frank!

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Painting from DIRECT OBSERVATION! David Hockney demonstrates the skills behind it all!

“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: Pattern in the background and Portraits in the foreground.

What patterns did Henri Matisse use? What patterns are you considering?

GOALS:

  1. 3.5 Reflect and evaluate how (3.5.2) symbols (your choice in pattern) are used in art.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.2 context.

What is your favorite type of pattern? If you were to describe yourself with a pattern or sense of rhythm, which would best describe you?

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Advanced Drawing: Final 2 days on the drawing of the paper bag and figure drawing.

What values are you working with? What are you struggling with? Succeeding?

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What did you take away from the drawing today? What are you succeeding with?

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AP Studio Art: Final days of plant drawing.

Korb Magazine Article: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B89E3WNWaCjUQUlxeVRZWWZUeGs – We are going to develop this idea into an ONLINE Portfolio – WEB PAGE – This is coming up FAST… be ready to insert images and develop an ONLINE Presence. Not today… but soon.

What does this plant drawing have that your’s does not?

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with (1.1.3) an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

With only two days left, what are the biggest problems that you have had to overcome in this work? Think about it… where did you start and where are you now? What GAINS have you made? Where have you fallen down?

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