#Friday without #Frank – uh… Mr. Korb

 Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”… for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Drawing: MUSIC and ART!

http://www.artesmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/KANDIN-PORTR2.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.4 evaluate and interpret your art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context and 4.4.3 meanings showing understanding of the work of various art professionals*
  • What are 2 skills about the materials have you taken away from this project? What is ONE HUGE LESSON you learned about creating MEANING behind your own artwork?

Reflection:  As you look at the FINISHED DRAWING (unless you have to take it home and work it this weekend) what is ONE THING you would REDO and WHY? 

Studio Art 360: TEXTURE – COLLAGE it Ernst Style

http://www.artexpertswebsite.com/pages/artists/artists_a-k/ernst/Ernst_Untitled1920.JPG

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you like best from yesterday? Why?  

Reflection: Write a ONE PARAGRAPH EXPLANATION about your work on the BACK of the collage. Describe how you used Frottage, Grattage, and Decalcomania in the work. I am looking at this on MONDAY!

AP Studio Art: Pencils… Last day in studio.

Pencil Story on FREAKONOMICS – LISTEN HERE: http://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/freakonomics/#file=json/576159

https://edjelley.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/cw-pencil-enterprise-visit-8.jpg?w=474&h=316

Goals:

  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • I’m GONE TODAY… You are ON YOUR OWN… How are you going to FINISH THIS DRAWING UP? How are you going to ATTACH this drawing TO the drawing? This is an ESSENTIAL ELEMENT to the COMPOSITION… What have you considered?

Reflection: Do you need to take anything home to RESOLVE THIS DRAWING and be ready to WRITE on MONDAY? 3 things that your are PLEASE WITH and one thing you wish went differently? 

Advanced Drawing: 50 Sheets of Paper!

http://anthonyfelton.com/photodiary2/images/6a44_Toolsblog.jpg

Goals:

  •  7. Stretch & Explore: Learning to reach beyond one’s capacities, to explore playfully without a preconceived plan, and to embrace the opportunity to learn from mistakes.
  • Last day this week… What are two things you are planning on doing TODAY to get a good deal of work planned and begun for today? How are you working in the OBSERVATION part of this requirement?  

Reflection:  MONDAY we are going to HANG THEM UP and LOOK… do you need to try and work this weekend? EXPLAIN in 140 characters (using # to emphasize the important terms and phrases) what you are HAPPIEST WITH and WHY!

Frank’s Gone #Friday! #Focus on the #Functionality and #Fun of #Art

“Aim higher in case you fall short.” ― Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire – Jasper Johns:

Painting and Advanced Painting: Painting and Color Schemes

Goals: 

  • 2.2Ac: Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.
  • A REAL day of painting – What are you looking to accomplish today? Look at your painting FIRST… them answer the question? REFLECTION!

Reflection / Evaluation: Looking at your painting today… what DID you accomplish? What are you pleased with and what are you NOT happy with? Successes and Failures – TALK TO YOUR NEIGHBOR about this please and WRITE it OUT so that you have a strong record of the accomplishments!

Studio Art 360: Sketchbook TUESDAY!

CLICK HERE and watch the video at the bottom of the page. There are EXAMPLES of the types of textures on the page too. LOOK at the examples that Max Ernst created and how I used texture to create small SUCCESSFUL artworks! Don’t forget to come  back to this page to deal with the GOALS below!

Collage and TEXTURE – Not a landscape per say, but a great example of a collage of textures. http://www.artexpertswebsite.com/pages/artists/artists_a-k/ernst/Ernst_Untitled1920.JPG

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you like best from yesterday? Why?

Reflection / Evaluation: Write a ONE PARAGRAPH EXPLANATION about your work on the BACK of the collage. Describe how you used Frottage, Grattage, and Decalcomania in the work and how it holds together as a successful composition. Talk about the use of color, texture, shape, form(?) space… USE YOUR WORDS and WRITING SKILLS. EXPLAIN! Not ONE SENTENCE!

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing – OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!

LOVE Richard Diebenkorn’s work – how to relate? Focus on ACCURACY and MAKE IT RIGHT! http://www.bronxbanterblog.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/a001327158-001.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Final IN CLASS DAY of the figure drawing – make this YOURS! Looking back on ALL the GESTURE drawings you worked out last week – WHY did you choose the one (or more) you are using as (or the inspiration for) a BREADTH piece to demonstrate this skill? What about it stands out as successful?

Reflection / Evaluation:  How did having the ENTIRE HOUR to draw help you develop the composition of your figure?

Drawing: MID CRIT – Look at the RUBRIC

LOVE IT! http://www.invisiblebooks.com/KandinskyComposition%20VIISketch913.jpg

Goals:

  • 8.1Ac: Identify types of contextual information useful in the process of constructing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works.
  • Take your artwork out – DON’T look at it. Step back. WRITE OUT THE FIRST THINGS THAT COME TO MIND. Use the handout from our guest teacher to do a small bit of SELF REFLECTION and PEER REFLECTION. Talk – Write – Reflect – Hand in the worksheets and GET TO WORK!

Reflection / Evaluation:  How does this work relate to 1) Kandinsky and his movements? 2) Your song? We are going to be WRITING an ARTIST STATEMENT and PHOTOGRAPHING this work Friday and NEXT WEEK (in the computer lab). Be prepared to provide writing that is DONE! ALSO – FIND YOUR SONG ON YOUTUBE!

The #Week is more than #HalfOver. #Yeah!

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

AP Studio Art: CRIT!

Picasso! Museum Site is HERE! What is the importance of Picasso’s Guernica? http://www.museoreinasofia.es/sites/default/files/styles/foto_horizontal_wide/public/obras/DE00050_0.jpg?itok=wxSeOtKR

Goals:

  • 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.
  • This is a NEW series of 3 works. 13 – 15… you are at a point where there is MORE to the work than simply creating interesting images to look at. How can this next series of concentration works SPEAK about something MORE than just the “Ideas of my concentration are…” statement from your AP Questions? Talk to your classmates about the IMPORTANT TOPICS you have in your head and how that can become part of the larger body of your works.

Well… what are 3 things you came up with that you might use in the ideas of your works?  GUERNICA as the image. 

Advanced Drawing: Critiquing of a PAPER BAG.

Let’s write a SMIDGE then CRIT! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/585bb-johnfostercrit_6210.jpg

Goals:

  • 3.1Ad: Reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art or design considering relevant traditional and contemporary criteria as well as personal artistic vision.
  • What is happening in your classmates work that you are truly glad to see happening? Find ONE work, sit down and – in THEIR GOALS PAGE – write out 3 things that you feel are VERY successful and 1 thing you feel needs attention – Follow up with the WHY of attention..

TO THE English COMPUTER LAB – Bring your Drawing. USE THIS LINK and SAVE A COPY to YOUR Google Drive. SHARE it with me...

How did you feel about the work you presented today? If you didn’t – what did you take away from today’s crit?

Drawing: Oil Pastels!

Kandinsky – it is either Der BlaueRiter or Bauhaus… Symphonic or Melodic? Impression, Improvisation, or Composition? http://uploads8.wikipaintings.org/images/wassily-kandinsky/yellow-red-blue-1925.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.
  • Reflect on YESTERDAY before you begin today! What are your OVERALL IDEAS that you hope to communicate?

Biggest struggle / success for today? Write it out and the WHY! 

By The Way… Share your STILL LIFE DRAWINGS by visiting them HERE.

Kandinsky at MAM – HERE

Studio Art 360: Collage and Symbolism

Max Ernst and his flowers… what sort of textures do you see? Frottage? Grattage? Decalcomaia? Where? http://ayay.co.uk/arts/surrealist/max_ernst/collage-of-flowers.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you like best from yesterday? Why?

Write a ONE PARAGRAPH EXPLANATION about your work on the BACK of the collage. Describe how you are planning on using Frottage, Grattage, and Decalcomania in the work. 

#Surrealism and your #Art… How can you use #Texture to #Create? No #Photography!

There’s no retirement for an artist, it’s your way of living so there’s no end to it. Henry Moore

Studio Art 360 – Collage, Frottage, Grattage, and Decalcomania

If you are NOT done with your Photography CRITIQUE – Get it FINISHED!

LARGE GROUP Slide Show Project – Let’s SEE it HERE!

FINAL PHOTO CRITIQUE DUE DATE… Tuesday, December 2. I will be grading the critiques before then (2nd hour has been worked through) but NOTHING is in the books until AFTER December 2. If you have made changes to your document AFTER I have commented but BEFORE I enter the grades – NOTIFY COLLABORATORS through your Google Document (under File: EMail Collaborators…).

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you like best from yesterday? Why?

Without having had much time to think about the work or make plans for the work today… what did you find most difficult about the COLLAGE process today?

Painting – CRITIQUE Today!

What do you get? http://www.vanseodesign.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/critique.jpg

Goals:

  • 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.
  • Last Day of the Crit? Hope so… Of all the works you have seen so far, what has been the most successful aspect to that work? OR – Of the works you have seen what has been the weakest aspect of the work – BE SPECIFIC AND THOUGHTFUL!

What are you going to carry forward into your next work? If not the work the approach you take / habits / techniques / attitude?

AP Studio Art – Concentration! REVIEW the COOKIE with the painters. Then onto the hallway and HANG YOUR WORK in the CASES and CRITIQUE!

YESTERDAY at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 3 was due in Art and Fear Blog.

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What are your plans for the next 3 concentration works? Use the 4 days to begin planning them out. ALSO Make sure you are up to speed with the Art and Fear Chapters – 3 Chapters have been read and there are a lot of ZEROS in the book. I DO NOT ASSIGN busy work – you do not deserve the busy work.

What are you taking home this weekend? BE ready with your work on MONDAY – we are going to talk about photography and website building today. IMAGE: IN THE GOOGLE DRIVE as an UPLOAD – AP WEBSITE IMAGE.