#Changes – #BeTheChange you want to see!


“If you don’t like change, you’ll like irrelevance even less” General Eric Shinsek

AP Studio Art: Prepare for the AP FINAL on WEDNESDAY!



  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • What are your answers to your AP Online uploads? Are they concise? Are they thorough? Do they answer the questions effectively?

Are you ready for Wednesday – both online and on mounting boards?

Advanced Drawing: Gesture Drawing to warm up – Longer drawing tomorrow!

How to use the GESTURE to get the larger drawing started? https://eddietuckerblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/degas-drawing.jpg


  • G: 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What was successful in the series of drawings you did yesterday? How did the STRONGEST DRAWING stand out among the rest of them? Mark making? Line? Variation?

TOMORROW – LONGER FIGURE DRAWINGS – What are 3 STRENGTHS you had today? What is the BIGGEST CHALLENGE you faced today?

Drawing: Get BACK to the Drawing – This week is IT!

John Feckner is a graffiti artist – http://hyperallergic.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/space-invader-old-new.jpg


  • G: 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • After ONE WEEK of pastels, what is your STRONGEST aspect of the composition? Describe WHY you feel it is working so well.

How do you feel about the work you accomplished today? What has changed in how you are looking at using Soft Pastels?

Studio Art 360: Paint – this week is the END – Wednesday – then to mount and evaluate.

Non-Erased Dekooning: http://htmlgiant.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/woman-500×584.png
Erased DeKooning: http://www.sfmoma.org/images/artwork/medium/98.298_01_B02.jpg


  • 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 as you create this artwork? N: Color mixing with acrylic paints – obtaining neutral grey.

Why is it easier for you to use YOUR ideas rather than MY ideas to make YOUR artwork?.

#Tuesday – Where is Mr. Korb? #Appointments – Be Back Wednesday!

“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/)


Studio Art 360 – Color Theory – How do colors work? NOTECARDS! SECONDARY, TERTIARY and PRIMARY – FINISH!

How does this color wheel represent the ideas of the REAL color wheel (but is WRONG)?
HERE’s a REAL color Wheel… Note the differences? http://www.jaimetreadwell.com/colorwheel.JPG


  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • Review with your neighbor the PRIMARY Colors on the color wheel, the SECONDARY Colors on the Color Wheel and… if you think you know… the TERTIARY (Intermediate) Colors on the color wheel.

Review with neighbors the relationships of the colors on the color wheel? QUIZ one another on the names, types and relationships of the colors.

Painting and AP Studio Art Intro Video

Painting – Abstraction! Hallways – Let’s make it interesting!

How has Piet Mondrain SIMPLIFIED the TREE? How can YOU simplify the HALLWAYS? Consider the BACKGROUND, FOREGROUND, NEGATIVE SPACE, FOCAL POINT… http://www.theartstory.org/images20/works/mondrian_piet_1.jpg


  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • Looking at yesterday’s one or two simplifications, name 3 of the larger GEOMETRIC shapes that are beginning to develop in your composition. Describe HOW the idea of SPACE changing in your composition.

How does the ORIGINAL image still show up in the space that you are creating? How do you feel the work is developing as a successful or unsuccessful? Give Specifics!

AP Studio Art – Level 6 Drawing – Are you UP TO IT?

How might DeKooning have used the ideas of CONTINUOUS LINE to create his MONUMENTAL Woman 1? https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2433/3753218591_3764daae89.jpg


  • 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.
  • Considering the Hands and Feet, how has your drawing taken those ideas  and moved them to a strong work of art? What are your “level 6” criteria that you are mastering?

What element (2D Design) or mark making (Drawing) techniques are you looking at as you build artworks that DRAW people in?