#Thursday in the #ArtRoom – #Values

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” —Robert H. Schuller

Painting and Advanced Painting: Crit in the Gallery!

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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.
  • What was helpful about 1) seeing your work from a distance and 2) hearing what others thought about the work you created?

Reflection / Evaluation: How do you see the discussion of the works as adding to the process of CREATING the artwork? If you do NOT see the benefit of an oral critique… WHY? If you do… WHY TOO?

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

Mrs. Davis… Please share this video with each class… I hope this works.

Love the ACTUAL OBJECTS! http://labrouge.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/due-inglesi-al-mambo-studio-of-giorgio-morandi-bologna-labrouge.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • Take a LONG HARD LOOK at your VALUES and then onto the grid drawing… What is happening with the FIGURE? The GROUND? The POSITIVE SPACE? The NEGATIVE SPACE? How does dealing with the background HELP the entire COMPOSITION?

Reflection / Evaluation: What SKILLS have you developed that will HELP you create a SUCCESSFUL drawing from your sculpture? Give 3 NEW or NEWLY REFINED skills and EXPLAIN!

AP Studio Art: Plants and Drawing! Time to WORK!

Jim Dine PLANTS – What’s similar to yours? What’s REALLY different? How’s he activated the background? http://loh.loswego.k12.or.us/brinkk/images/drawing%20and%20painting/jimedineplant/149_4922.JPG

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation: What did you take away from the feedback from your classmates today? Write down 1 or two things your classmates gave you that is BENEFICIAL and helps you REFLECT on your ARTWORK.

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

Kandinsky and his work http://newintelligentsia.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Avantgardefound-kandinsky-1915-Objective-Composition-503.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What color schemes are you considering using n this work? What colors seems to fit the SONG you are thinking of? What shapes are you thinking of?

Reflection / Evaluation:  What NEW ideas can you EXPRESS about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you created today? TOMORROW – SONGS! Come to class PREPARED with your MUSIC and HEADPHONES in HAND (ear).

Mid-Week Work Time in the Art Studio

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” —Robert H. Schuller

Painting and Advanced Painting: Crit in the Gallery!

What do you SEE in the artwork? Social Commentary? I hope so. 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.
  •  FIRST Day of the Crit? What has been the most successful aspect or least successful part of your  work? Be specific and thoughtful. EXPLAIN YOUR ANSWERS!  

Reflection / Evaluation: From the critique today, what did you contribute? What are you taking away? How did you add to the conversation or experience?

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

Morandi’s Studio! http://paintingperceptions.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/morandi_4_lg.jpg

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • Look back at yesterday’s value studies and ideas, what part of the shading process are you having SUCCESS or STRUGGLES with? How so?Explain your thoughts.  

Reflection / Evaluation: What went well today? Where did you struggle? Explain your thoughts here..

AP Studio Art: Plants and Drawing! Time to WORK!

Whatcah doing to be BOLD and DYNAMIC? http://www.wildenstein.com/exhibits/jim_dine/images/miami_washington.jpg

Goals:

  • 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.
  • Hang your work up in the front of the room and then sit about 10 feet back from your work. Having taken the time to write yesterday and now looking at the artwork you have in front of you … how do you enter into today’s studio time thinking about with your drawing with the goals of finishing it up by tomorrow?

Reflection / Evaluation: How do you feel about the work you are creating today? Three sentences (minimum) on the sticky note and staple it to your GOALS page.

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

Kandinsky in Milwaukee: https://farm6.static.flickr.com/5287/13570248174_0cb6714488_z.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • Of the shapes we are using, which one is the strongest in your eyes? Why? Which shape describes a passive quality? Why?

Reflection / Evaluation:  Have you begun to finda song?  How are you beginning to use the ideas of color and shape to communicate your ideas from your song?

#Photo #Tuesday – But we have LOTS of other things to do too.

New Record for painting… 179 million dollars. Picasso’s Women of Algiers. HERE
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Women of Algiers CNBC May 11, 2015

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

SUMMER COURSES: Painting (Korb) Printing (Robert’s / Dukowitz) registration ends THIS FRIDAY!

AP Studio Art and Advanced Drawing: RELAX and FIGURE DRAW (ERASE ONE MORE DAY)

Whose looks like THIS? Richard Diebenkorn Drawing. LAYERS and PROCESS. http://diebenkorn.org/bio/figure/files/page17-1000-full.jpg

Goals

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  •  Richard Diebenkorn Drawing. LAYERS and PROCESS

Larger Drawing Goals:

  • Observation (80% – 92% time looking), Guidelines, Concentration, Slow Drawing
  • Focus on the figure, Proportions, Scale, Sighting In
  • Full Page, Composition
  • AP and AdDraw:  How angry were you MONDAY when you were asked to erase the drawing you spent time on Friday? How do you feel NOW knowing that… it is time to erase? Yes – I said it – Erase the Drawing. 

AP and AdDraw: What was the PROGRESS that you made in the drawing today? How did the third erasing help you move it forward today? 

Drawing: Get BACK to the Drawing – This last day! CHECK OUT THE CRIT WAY DOWN ON THE PAGE – TOMORROW in class!

What’s going on in this MATISSE that you are ALSO dealing with? http://www.daydaypaint.com/images/Commerical-Painting/Henri-Matisse-Painting-027.jpg

Goals

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • How does this painting by Matisse look different than the previous work we saw? What are aspects of the FAUVISTS that you are REALLY getting your brain around in this drawing?

What was the most challenging aspect of this drawing for you to draw? Why was this most difficult way to go? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

Studio Art 360: Let’s look at COMPOSITIONS and Photographs

POP Art Paintings! Nicely Done! – HERE

Compositional Examples in Photography

William Eggleston (American, b. 1939). Huntsville, Alabama, 1978. What is the STORY that is happening in this photograph? Let’s make up a story about this guy. http://collection.mam.org/vmedia/tms768/r_m1991_198.jpg

GOALS:

  • 7.2P: Analyze how one’s understanding of the world is affected by experiencing visual imagery.
  • Of the images you collected YESTERDAY, what do you think the photographers from National Geographic were trying to explain to the readers that looked at and read about the photograph? What is a STORY that you could make up about the guy in the picture above? Interpretation?

Of all the images you have collected, and all the work you have EVER CREATED, what type of composition do you feel that you have used the most? Why has this been your approach?