#Monday of the last week of the #3rdQuarter – got your #LateWork DONE?

Drawing: MUSIC and ART6

Der Blaue Reiter period… https://classconnection.s3.amazonaws.com/380/flashcards/821380/jpg/compositionii1348669011609.jpg


  • G: 4.2Ac: Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.
  • What did you take away from the KANDINSKY / BAUHAUS / der Blau Reider project? How can you see using these skills, understanding, knowledge in the future of your artmaking career? 
  • Click HERE to access the Google Slideshow for our presentation
  • Click HERE to get your ART… can you save it to YOUR Google Folder? Hmmm…

Reflection:  What did writing about your image / ideas do to help you understand the ideas you were trying to communicate VISUALLY? 

Studio Art 360: TEXTURE – COLLAGE it Ernst Style

Romare Bearden Collage: http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wunc/files/styles/x_large/public/201405/Romare_Bearden%252c_Out_Chorus%252c_1979-1980%252c_etching%252c_aquatint%252c_serigraph%252c_image_12.5_x_16_inches.jpg


  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • Looking at the ROMARE BEARDEN collage on the screen, what do you think this work is about? WHY? Please work with your neighbor on answering this question.

Reflection: Explain why creating art that is CLEARLY NARRACIVE / Tells a story / explains something that is of importance to you is challenging? Explain 2 major points… 

AP Studio Art: Crit Pencils…

CW Pencil Emporium: http://www.boweryboogie.com/content/uploads/2015/03/cw-pencil-1-620×465.jpg

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


  • G:  4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Looking at your PENCIL drawing – and using a pencil AND a single sheet of loose leaf paper – spend 15 minutes writing up a statement explaining the ideas behind your work. PLEASE consider the thoughts you had when you listened to FREAKONOMICS from the Podcast., One solid paragraph – 12 sentences.

Reflection: What it says above! G: Well… what do you think about the ideas of having someone else OWN a work of art of yours? Does giving it away do anything for you? Emotionally? Viscerally (in the gut)? 

Advanced Drawing: 50 Sheets of Paper – FINAL DAYS THIS WEEK!

Felix Gonzales Torres – HUNDREDS of sheets of paper! http://dbprng00ikc2j.cloudfront.net/work/image/46284/slide/Communication_Breakdown_Felix_Gonzalez_Torres__Christopher_Wool_untitled_693_118.jpg


  •  G: 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • This is the LAST WEEK on this drawing – I think we are LONG past the original time it was planned for. That’s OK – BUT – WHAT DO YOU REALLY NEED TO FOCUS ON TO BE READY FOR MONDAY’S CRITIQUE? Seriously… CRIT on MONDAY!

Reflection:  Were you able to get 3 things accomplished today that help you see you are on the right path for completion? Is there a good amount of work to finish? STAY ON TASK

Bauhaus and Der Blaue Reiter… World Language Lessons for the day are over.

“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)

Art Foundations: Oil Pastels and you!

If you were to be a ONE POINT PERSPECTIVE Photograph… what rules of thumb would you use to be “perfect”? http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2028/1594209548_ebb38563ec.jpg


  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the positive and negative space of the branches as well as the use of the OIL PASTELS.

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective.

Drawing: Kandinsky and the Bauhaus

What do you recognize from yesterday’s conversation? Are the colors the Kandinsky theme? Are they yours? http://www.algarcia.org/art/bauhaus.jpg


  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What NEW ideas can you EXPRESS about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you created today?

AP Studio Art: Draw and Paint and Make Your Art

How are your ideas coming together? How are you? http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3121/3175394436_db29a51079.jpg?v=0


  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

What have you come up with? What materials are you planning on using? How does it fit into your current body of work?

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