#20 “Clear sight makes clear art.” Observation lies at the heart of the art process. Whether your art derives from mimicking nature or extrapolating a mental construct, your powers of observation are critical. Unless you can see what lies before you, you cannot describe it. Train yourself to eliminate preconceptions and received understandings when observing anything. Try to see what is before you, not what you think you see or want to see. Kit White 101 Things to Learn in Art School.
Studio Art 360: PORTRAITS and COLOR THEORY
What are two things that are helping you EMPHASIZING the idea of YOU as you create this self portrait?
What is successful in your artwork? What is the color scheme you are using? What Graffiti Artist have you chosen to use?
As you researched the world of Graffiti – it there an artist that you are particularly drawn to? Why?
AP: Not Portraits – Concentration Work (ONLINE TOO)
Best part of yesterday? Plans for today? How’s it coming?
How are you moving forward in the process of developing a series of works based on someone else’s work? How are you keeping the images the SAME and how are you changing the ideas? What are your plans for BREAK? Website?
Painting and Advanced Painting: Did you WORK over break?
G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
You’ve been away for some time… take a moment and look carefully at your artwork. What stands out as STRONG? What stands out as “I need to work on this?” Write out a BRIEF statement about the work in front of you.
1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
How are you EMPHASIZING the idea of PRODUCT or YOU (is the image important to you like Campbell’s was to Warhol) as you create this artwork?
Reflection: How can ART be used to discuss IMPORTANT things in culture? List 3 ways in which you could use art to communicate ideas.
AP Studio Art: CRIT Today! WORK THIS WEEK!
1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept.
What is the common thread that is connecting your different pieces in your body of work together?
Reflection: 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?
Drawing: Wrap up by FRIDAY? Cleaning Monday and Tuesday
1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
FIVE days left… Now that you are more aware of the use of pastels and covering larger spaces faster (large to small, general to specific) how do you feel the drawing has progressed?