#Friday in the #ArtStudio. Wrap up the week #Strong!

“Failing isn’t bad when you learn what not to do.”  — Albert Einstein

Studio Art 360 – BAS RELIEF SCULPTURE! Lincoln Monument Bas Relief. 

Lincoln finished sculpture… Visit the website HERE!

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What portions of your sculpture do you see as ADDITIVE, SUBTRACTIVE, and MANIPULATIVE? Describe in DETAIL the areas – use imagery as descriptors.

What was the biggest challenge you had with using clay and creating a three dimensional artwork? Monday is the LAST DAY – make sure you are wrapping it up TIGHT for the weekend.

Painting – Finish the MID Crit – “I don’t want to do a mid-crit – I’m not DONE!” PAINTINGS by the WUHS Painting Class – HERE!

Edward Hopper’s Self-Portrait – Background has a feel of one of his other paintings… what’s happening in YOURS?

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What’s been the biggest / best thing you have learned about the use of oil paints this week? What has taking this portrait from a continuous line contour drawing helped you with in making the painting? If you HAD TO EXPLAIN – why is this working or not working for you?

Last day of the week. What do you see as needing attention MONDAY? What makes you want to skip second hour and continue to paint?  Edward Hopper

AP Studio Art – CRIT TIME!

Tonight at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 6 is due in Art and Fear Blog. Who’s NOT READING?

Donald Sultan – WEBSITE! Working on YOUR body of work!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Friday – Day to work. How did your conversation go with Mr. Korb yesterday? It didn’t – going to happen TODAY! What are your plans for your new works? Let’s get yourself working. Give yourself a few moments to think about the work you have ahead of yourself and write them out for your own good.

What have you lined up for the weekend? What are you taking home with you this weekend? Are you done with your website? 

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.

Work hard… everything new is difficult when you first begin!

“Whatever you do – Don’t quit” – Michael  Hyatt – Thursday December 27, 2012

Do It! Stay with me in the process and continue to make yourself proud! Don’t Quit! (http://d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net/photo/6337322_700b.jpg)

Advanced Drawing: Progress on the Portraits

What are some of the areas of your image that you are putting together that are NOT originally in the initial drawings / ideas? (http://www.edwardhopper.net/gas.jsp)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

Your drawing is due Thursday of next week. What is it you have to do to complete the drawing? MAKE DARN SURE you have finished the RUBRIC online. some of you FAILED at this last time. What are the ideas that you are incorporating into this work that are unique to you and are PERTINENT to you? Write that out and then SHARE these ideas with your classmates.

Art Foundations: Color Wheel / TEXTURE gathering

Banksy is a graffiti artist out of Britain… talking about social topics is a huge goal of his and an important part of what his job is. What are the important things in your life that are worth your time in making art about? (http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/524b470deab8eaf56440fdad/graffiti-artist-banksy-has-popped-up-in-new-york-city.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.

What is the social topic that you feel is important enough to make an artwork about? Why does it touch your life? How

AP Studio Art: “Of Sailors and Whales”

Donald Sultan’s body of work… what has he got to say about his work? (http://www.lowegallery.com/artists/donald-sultan/bio.htm)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use (How IS your work coming along? Materials? Approaches?)
  2. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges. (How are your NEW concentration works coming along? What progress are you making? How is it advancing in the development of your body of work?)

What do you need to do to stay on top of things? How IS your work coming along? Materials? Approaches? When are works due? How are your NEW concentration works coming along? What progress are you making? How is it advancing in the development of your body of work?

Welcome Back – Thanks to ALL who came in and got supplies!

Whatever you do – Don’t quit!” – Michael  Hyatt – Thursday December 27, 2012

With the SHORT time left in the quarter… make sure you do not stop working… you do not quit on yourself. http://www.artofhustle.com/wp-content/uploads/featured/istock_000002368152-don2527t-quit-665×442.jpg

Advanced Drawing: Mid-Critique

Are you ready to talk about the work? https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5289/5213149069_c6bda1985e.jpg

Goals:

  1. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.2 aesthetics 4.3.3 and culture as it relates to your own artwork.
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts and other disciplines from history or movements

Thinking about all that you have heard regarding today’s critique… what have you gained the most from the conversation that you can put into use into your own work in the future?

Art Foundations: Texture and Collage and PAINTING!

Beyond the COLOR… what other ELEMENT of art do you see here? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/c19d0-img_2959.jpg

Goals:

  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges (NEW compositional approaches to artwork).
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks (and hand in your drawings from before break).

What are the most interesting textures you have gathered? What do you think you might be able to use them as in the artwork?

AP Studio Art: Mid-Critique (almost done with the Whale of a Picture?)

Lay out your “Of Sailors and Whales” work and let’s have a conversation. http://thewildwriters.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/JOEMARINARO.jpg

Goals:

  1. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.2 aesthetics.
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts and other disciplines from history or movements (how does your artwork relate to the music?)

As AP Studio Artists, you are especially in the need of DAILY REFLECTION. Thinking about all that you have heard regarding today’s critique… what have you gained the most from the conversation that you can put into use into your own work in the future and be inspired by things OTHER than assignments?

Friday… the LAST day of this year for School! Yahoo!

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”— Arthur Ashe

Yahoo! The end of the year is upon us… Oh wait… we still have more to do when we get back. That’s Ok… I am SELF – CONFIDENT I can achieve ANYTHING! (Except fly and turn into a robot) (http://themarginalized.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/jump.jpg)

Art Foundations: Chuck Close – Color Mixing – Color Wheel

Consider the Red, Yellow, and Blue paint that you will be encountering. How in the world are you going to mix all the NEW and EXCITING colors from only them? (http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/381315-17621-28.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well

What color was hardest? How do you feel about being able to mix all the colors without having the secondary colors? What are you going to FORGET over break?

Advanced Drawing: Inside / Outside Drawings and Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper’s “Hotel Window,” Click on the image to get a fantastic breakdown of the work. (http://www.edwardhopper.net/hotel-window.jsp)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

YOUR DRAWING IS BEGUN AND READY TO MID CRIT. WHEN WE GET BACK. Please make plans with a collaborator to have SOME REAL collaboration / conversation about the work over break. 1 hour of work time… maybe more… not too much to ask. What is it you have to do to complete the drawing? MAKE DARN SURE you have added to the RUBRIC online. Some of you FAILED at this last time and as of last look are doing the same.

AP Studio Art: Of Sailors and Whales / Concentration 5 and 6

Donald Sultan and his body of work – much like you and your Concentration. How do you see his work tying together? What are the commonalities that are seen in all his work? (http://www.lowegallery.com/artists/donald-sultan/bio.htm)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges. – How is your CONCENTRATION coming along?

Work to do this week off… what do you need to do? Make DARN sure you take it all home.