Friday Without the likes of #MrKorb. #SAD.

Sphere and Polyhedron Value Changes Chiaroscuro


Robert Henri: “Advice about your paintings is difficult.  As I said before, I cannot interest myself in whether they will pass juries or not. More paintings have been spoiled during the process of their making, through such considerations, than the judgements of juries are worth.”


Winter Spirit Week Pep Assembly Schedule
1st                 7:25 – 8:05
2nd                8:10 – 8:52 (+2 minutes for announcements)
3rd                8:57 – 9:37
4th                9:42 – 10:22
6th                10:27 – 11:07
5A   Class      11:12 – 11:35
5AB Class      11:12 – 12:03
5BC Class      11:40 – 12:31
5C   Class      12:08 – 12:31
7th                12:36 – 1:16
8th                1:21 – 2:01
Pep               2:06 – 2:46

5A  Lunch      11:07 – 11:35
5B  Lunch      11:35 – 12:03
5C  Lunch      12:03 – 12:31


Drawing: Books and Oil Pastels – LAST DAY OF CRITIQUE!

3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.

What do you feel about talking aloud when it comes to other’s works? What are your thoughts about why you may be apprehensive or confident when discussing other individual’s work?

art-school-crit
Critique About Art: http://escapingartist.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Art-School-Crit.jpg

What were 3 things that you took away from today’s critique? 


Studio Art 360: Drawing Pencils – The many levels of GREY.

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

What do you see about the use of thumbnail drawings as a strong starting point for the artist as they develop their initial ideas? Why more than one? Why more than 2?

Sphere and Polyhedron Value Changes Chiaroscuro
Sphere and Polyhedron Value Changes Chiaroscuro

How are you moving forward as you are developing the preliminary drawings as you consider the final drawings.


Advanced Drawing: Fast Food – Time to REVISIT this or SKETCHBOOKS – MASTERPIECES!

7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.

Today – I am gone. You are going to have an opportunity to work on your BIG BOOK OF SKETCHES or RESOLVE ANY ISSUES in your FAST FOOD DRAWING you may have. Which drawing from the packet are you focusing on today? Why this one in particular?

Richard Diebenkorn : Seated Woman: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/82/c3/b8/82c3b86979c9e4a7889907a12c741de8.jpg
Richard Diebenkorn : Seated Woman: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/82/c3/b8/82c3b86979c9e4a7889907a12c741de8.jpg

What part of your drawing worked out really well for you today? What did you struggle with in your drawing?


AP Studio Art: FEAR! CRITIQUE on MONDAY.

Ergophobia: Fear of Deadlines:

FEAR of DEADLINES! https://cdn.meme.am/instances/500x/54611559.jpg
FEAR of DEADLINES! https://cdn.meme.am/instances/500x/54611559.jpg

 

CHAPTER 6 Due FRIDAY at 11:59.

Deadlines are here. Concentration is required. What’s your perspective? Can you see the abstract?

Time is up… at 3:00 that is. What have you got to turn in? Anything?

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/)

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Art Foundations 2D: 2 Point Perspective and NON LINEAR perspective. TEXTBOOK!

Notice how Leonardo DaVinci has used the vanishing point to help draw the viewers eyes into the focal point of the painting? What is SOME of the symbolism behind his painting? CLICK ON THE PAINTING FOR MORE INFORMATION!

GOALS: Are you REALLY understanding these goals? Do they MEAN anything to you or are you writing them simply because I am asking you?

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

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 Value Drawing based on Observation… How’s it going? Share your ideas with your classmates – FIRST THING! Set out your sketchbooks and write out your thoughts on your classmates works. MAKE A PHOTOGRAPH of the progress of yours.

How's this ABSTRACTED? How are YOU dealing with this idea?
How’s this ABSTRACTED? How are YOU dealing with this idea?
Richard Diebenkorn’s ABSTRACT Non-Objective artwork based on REAL LIFE observations of his surroundings. What is so difficult for you?

GOALS:

  1. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges
  2. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art

What are your BIGGEST CHALLENGES with this drawing? What are YOU learning with and through this project of direct-observation?

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AP Studio Art: Concentration #1 – THINK THINK THINK!

What are you DOING in your sketchbook? How are you USING it to develop your IDEAS?

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 is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your first work? Take the last 7 minutes to TALK WITH A GROUP about the progress – without me involved. I want to see you discuss with one another the ideas.

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.

It’s ALMOST never too late… ALMOST!

High School Art Exhibit at the 2013 River Edge Art Walk! Way to Go!
High School Art Exhibit at the 2013 River Edge Art Walk! Way to Go!

REAW Studio 107

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“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!

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Art Foundations: Intro to Perspective and Positive / Negative Compositions

READ THIS – How do you draw blocks so they look like they are REAL 3D blocks? Give it a shot – Right Now. Open your sketchbooks and draw a cube to the best of your ability. READ THIS and FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS! Go To It!

GOALS: NOTE – these are LONG… what do they mean to you? Write them out in your OWN words if you can.

  1. 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements).
  2. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 and processes (linear perspective) you use

How do you see space? As we work in perspective, I hope you are able to understand the ideas of linear perspective and the creation of compositions.

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Advanced Drawing: Non-Objective Drawing based on REALITY!

What do you see? How can you create a NON-OBJECTIVE drawing from something that is REAL?
What do you see? How can you create a NON-OBJECTIVE drawing from something that is REAL?
How did Richard Dibenkorn create a non-objective image from reality?

GOALS:

  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.
  2. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art (NON-Objective from direct observation)

How did you develop the idea of the composition? Is it challenging for you to see non-objective inside the real observable objects? Is your composition interesting enough to stop someone and make them think?

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AP Studio Art: Concentration #1 and #2 – Yikes! Sketchbook Development too!

How can you use the sketchbook to REALLY develop your ideas? Can you? Do you still feel like the sketchbook is a precious object that mistakes and experiments can;t happen in?

GOALS: The BIG deal for the week(s) to come is to develop and advance the ideas for your concentration.

  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 are your plans for the first 2 works. We are working on MULTIPLES!  What is the greatest FEAR you have regarding these works? What is your plan for tomorrow? (Due next Monday – Concentration #1).