#FastFriday – How’d it get here so #Quick?

Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who never failed is he who never tried.” – Og Mandino

Painting and Advanced Painting: 3 Days

Peter Halley http://art.daimler.com/media/Halley_MixedGridPainting_01.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.
  • Set up your work in front of the class – let’s take a look and see what is happening – Write down 2 struggles that you see in YOUR work that others may be able to help with.

Reflection / Evaluation: What do you REALLY need to remember from today’s mid crit so that you are CONFIDENT to finish this painting by Wednesday of next . week? Will you need paints to take home?

Studio Art 360: Collage and Texture – Romare Bearden

Still Life with Chair Canning: https://ka-perseus-images.s3.amazonaws.com/e3a1e323785b7b5769ad4220b90adf980fc205e2.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What challenges do you think you will face as it comes to the idea of an INTERESTING collage? How do you start a COMPOSITON and build up from there?

Picasso, Still Life with Chair Caning: Picasso, Still-Life with Chair Caning, 1912 (Musée Picasso)https://www.khanacademy.org/embed_video?v=286FiUvOeFs

Reflection / Evaluation: How do you feel your composition successfully uses the GOLDEN MEAN and imagery to explain the ideas of your social topic? EXPLAIN your answers.

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing Critique – OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!

Here is the AP Studio Art Portfolio Example Pages too

Do you see a COMMON THEME? A message? http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/poststar.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/e/e4/ee4d5c24-1e4f-11e3-8f90-001a4bcf887a/52362a2291c2c.preview-620.jpg

Goals:

  • 3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.
  • What are you focusing on with your work? How are you solving the problems of this and next weeks 3 artworks?

Reflection / Evaluation: What did you accomplish today? What do you need to do this weekend in order to develop a beginning of an concentration? It is NOT about the medium… it is the message.

Drawing: MID CRIT – Look at the RUBRIC

http://www.moma.org/collection_images/resized/443/w500h420/CRI_241443.jpg

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation: How does your art compare with the work of “professionals” and how can you work to create a better understanding of your approach / intent / ideas?

Link To Mr. Korb’s Written Example – HERE

Link to the Google Folder of YOUR Images – HERE

#WelcomeBack to the #ArtStudio – One more Week – Lots to do!

“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” – Brian Tracy

”Even talent is rarely indistinguishable, over the long run, from perseverance and lots of hard work.” Ted Orland and David Bayles – Art and Fear.

Studio Art 360: CRITIQUE and REFLECT on Bas Relief Sculpture.

Printing… This is going to happen… I HOPE!

Goals:

  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • What is ONE SKILL you feel you have developed this semester in art?

What was the most challenging part of the drawing process today? Did you realize anything about the process of continuous line drawing that was FUN? FRUSTRATING?

Painting: Wrap up before break – what will you come back to?

PAINT! I bet you missed it!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • You’ve been away for some time… take a moment and look carefully at your artwork. What stands out as STRONG? What stands out as “I need to work on this?” Write out a BRIEF statement about the work in front of you.

What “discoveries” or “new insights” have you found about your work? 

AP Studio Art – PAINT and CONCENTRATE!

What’s the thread holding YOUR work together?

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.
  • What is the common thread that is connecting your different pieces in your body of work together?

What are the works that need work? What are you doing with the time you are in here? Should I be writing you passes for your study halls? If I am, should I continue? http://frankjuarezpaintings.com/

TOMORROW at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 8 is due in Art and Fear Blog

Relationships are the KEY to Life… and art.

“When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.” Zig Ziglar

Art Foundations: Color Theory – Color Wheel – Color Schemes

What are the DOMINANT COLORS that were used in this magazine cover?

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Define color schemes using analysis (what are the colors that we, as painters / drawers use to make all the other colors?)

Review with your neighbors the relationships of the colors on the color wheel – what are the color schemes that we have discussed today?

Advanced Drawing: Gesture Drawing

Rembrandt used gesture drawings as preliminary idea drawings. How can you use them?

Lets begin with a drawing of the human form from MEMORY – 8 minutes… what do you remember a person looking like? GO!

Goals:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making gesture drawings
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

What was the most challenging way to draw? Why was this most difficult way to go? How OFF were you from the original that you drew from your memory? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

AP Studio Art: What are you doing with Art and Fear? How goes the Website?

While Miley Cyrus is terrifying enough… this is really frightening. What make you fearful? Art?

Goals:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how your art differs and describe how it relates to the Breadth you have begun.
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of your images and ideas and how they work with your breadth work.

As we begin – stop and talk to your neighbors and discuss the Art and Fear Chapter – get FEEDBACK – and talk about the WEBSITE. How’s it going?

What did you accomplish today? What do you need to do tomorrow?  What are your challenges as we progess forward with the 

Space… the Final Frontier… stART Class ARTerprise in on the way!

DUDE.. Catch a wave with all your MAD SKILLS… WORD! http://www.popfi.com

Remember…

“The question for each man is not what he would do if he had the means, time, influence and educational advantages, but what he will do with the things he has.”

— Frank Hamilton

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Art Foundations: Let’s wrap up the Portrait! Then… SPACE!

What is MISSING from this picture? How did that happen? 2.bp.blogspot.com

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)

What did you find as the most difficult aspect of the creation of the drawing? What was the hardest? What was the easiest? Are you able to see the negative space in the 1 – drawing, 2 – actual object?

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Advanced Drawing: Last day of the CRIT… Let’s do a great job here. SHARE THE WEALTH in CONVERSATION!

GOALS:

  1. (3.3) Describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value (Oral Crit).
  2. (4.3) Compare relationships in visual art in terms of (4.3.2) aesthetics.

Ok guys and gals… what are you taking into the written crit from what your classmates have said? Make sure you are using the opportunity to write as a strength to the development of your artwork.

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AP Studio Art: Final Crit – ONTO THE IDEAS OF CONCENTRATION –  DESIGNING A CONCENTRATION Worksheets – HERE

Another – One MORE – CRIT. uaa.alaska.edu

GOALS:

  1. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks.

  2. 5.3 describe meanings of artworks by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques.

What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the crit. How are you going to improve your work in the future and really improve your abilities?

What the Arts teach Children… SO MUCH & MORE!

What is Art? Anges Martin “Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” Art In America (p.124, 1996)

Look back at page 8 in the Handbook… Which of the “TEACHINGS” of art do you think is most important to you? Take a few minutes and talk with your neighbor about this and write you BRIEF thoughts in the Generalization / Reflection portion of your Goals Pages.

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Advanced Drawing: QUICK CRIT – Put your work up! Portraits with Continuous Lines and NEW AND EXPERIMENTAL MATERIALS!

How are you using COLOR to deal with the NEGATIVE SPACE – ACTIVATE THE WHITE!

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Solve visual challenges using 1.4.3 evaluation (Self and Peer)

What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the critique?

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Art Foundations 2D: PBIS Posters, Chapter 1, Sketchbook Info

Shepard Fairey and his POSTER! COMMUNICATION! And his COURT CASE.

Goals:

  1. (3.3) describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value.

Describe how you and your team came up with the PBIS idea and explain why it is important and / or successful.

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AP Studio Art: Mini Concentration today. Begin to think about WHY you are in this class.

What is PASTEL doing for you? How can you use it to enhance your work? Have you ever USED pastel before?

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with (1.1.3) an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.
  2. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the (1.2.1) materials.

Sit down with a classmate and have a conversation about what materials you used today? Discuss how are the project is coming along? What do you need to be doing tomorrow to make STRONG headway?  Have a good, in depth conversation… What do you hope to get out of this class?

June 13, 2013 – Thursday – How’s Summer?

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Welcome to Thursday! As the summer has entered the second half of its first week, I have set my summer goal to post on Monday’s and Thursday’s. Next week I will be presenting at the Interactiv Learning Conference in Whitewater, Wisconsin so… I may be posting a few more times than twice next week. Enjoy!
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What was your favorite aspect of this class? Please go into some explanation to allow for a fully developed thought and answer.

  • “Trying hard on my work and Mr. Korb recognizing the quality of my work even when I can’t.”– Art Foundations Artist 2013 – NVAS Goal 2.3, 2.4, and 4.5
  • “Your humor, your environment. The general fun in the class” – Art Foundations Artist 2013 – NVAS Goal 3.3
  • “Being able to choose things that relate to me.” – Art Foundations Artist 2013 – NVAS Goal 2.6 and 3.1

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AP Studio Artists Works - Kyle S.'s Mixed Media installation... I am curious as to where this work has ended up... Click on the image to visit the AP Google Presentation of their entire body of work from 2012 - 2013.
AP Studio Artists Works – Kyle S.’s Mixed Media installation… I am curious as to where this work has ended up… Click on the image to visit the AP Google Presentation of their entire body of work from 2012 – 2013.

May 31, 2013 – Friday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

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Art Foundations: It is time to clean… Yesterday proved that without me, and without a VERY specific set of GOALS for your PERSONAL LEARNING – you have no need to study and all the time in the world to clean. GREAT!

Job List is HERE!

GOALS:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines.

Looking through your binders, thinking about the projects, looking at your notes… what are the aspects of the course that you are still struggling to grasp. Take the last 7 minutes to work with your neighbors and discuss the challenges that you are still having.

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DRAWING: Out into the hallways and DRAW – Project DUE on EXAM DAY along with the ONLINE – GOOGLE DOCUMENT Rubric. Let me know if you are having troubles!

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks (YOU AND COLLABORATOR – FORMATIVE TONIGHT ON GOOGLE DRIVE)

What have you got to do in order to really wrap this up as an A+ Execution, A+ Composition, A+ Character, and A+ Critique (that will be the final exam grade – – CRITIQUE)? Some of your HALLWAY choices (socializing) are getting in the way of your accomplishing the A+ goals.

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AP Studio Art: Clean the room – Update your final – Gather your Artwork… What else have you got to accomplish?

GOALS:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines.

What has been your FAVORITE project this year? What has been your LEAST favorite project this year? What can I do to make the course better, stronger, more APish?

May 30, 2013 – Thursday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

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Art Foundations: Collage and Gel / Matte Medium – How is it going?

Alexander Calder – Painting – What did CALDER do that we also learned about? 1 million points to the first person who can e-mail me: fjkorb@gmail.com.

GOALS:

  1. 1.3 communicate your thoughts on social topics clearly
  2. 1.4.3 evaluation [formative critique]

What techniques did you come up with to resolve the issues you might have had with this artwork, In 5 sentences… what are your thoughts about ABSTRACT ART and COMMUNICATING PERSONAL MESSAGES?

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Drawing: Hallway Drawing Time – Make sure you are documenting your image as it progresses. This is a HUGE WORK DAY! Make the most of it! Do not forget to work on the FINAL EXAM document.

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well

What did you do today that brought the work to a place where you can understand what is going to happen? How can you continue this forward movement tomorrow? Are you using your time wisely in the hall?

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AP Studio Art: Show comes down today and we are CLEANING!

GOALS:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines

What was your FAVORITE artwork of art this year? What was your favorite PROJECT? Why?

May 29, 2013 – Wednesday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

Even a great big tree starts with a seed. Look deep within your challenges and find the seed to its solution.

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  • l hour: 7:25 – 8:02
  • 2 hour: 8:07- 8:46
  • 3 hour: 8:51 – 9:28
  • 4 hour: 9:33 – 10:10
  • Assembly: 10:15- 10:48
  • 5A Lunch: 10:48am- 11:16
  • 5B Lunch: 11:16 – 11:43
  • 5C Lunch: 11:43-12:10
  • 6 hour: 12:15-1:02
  • 7 hour: 1:07-1:54
  • 8 hour: 1:59-2:46

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Art Foundations: Mixed Media Collage, golden rectangle, perfect proportions, perfect placement, compositions – How are you doing? NO SKETCHES THIS WEEK! (Unless you want one more for extra credit – BUT – it has to be 100% or it does not get accepted).

Max Ernst – Retrospective at the Fondation Beyeler – Switzerland
Home – Switzerland Max Ernst Retropective

GOALS:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.
  2. 1.1 apply paint, crayon, through collage and incorporating various texture making processes, with 1.1.3 an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

How have you decided to represent the ideas and feelings you hold true? Has it been successful? Was it worth the task of creating this abstract work?

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Drawing: Hallways and Observation – What is your object? How can you use the many skills we have developed and build that drawing to be your most successful one yet?

Jim Dine and his Single Objects – Look at the VALUES and FIGURE / GROUND relationships!

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks (YOU AND COLLABORATOR – FORMATIVE TONIGHT ON GOOGLE DRIVE)

What did you do today that brought the work to a place where you can understand what is going to happen? How can you continue this forward movement tomorrow? Are you using your time wisely in the hall?

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AP Studio Art: en Plein Air – weather permitting – FINAL EXAM is RIGHT HERE!

Impression Sunrise – Oil on Canvas – Claude Monet – Father of Impressionism

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.

Drawing – I don’t care what your chosen field of making art is – is essential to the creative process… with it, what did you accomplish today? What are the troubles you are having working outside? Working in materials that you may not be familiar with or comfortable with?

May 28, 2013 – Tuesday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

Even a great big tree starts with a seed. Look deep within your challenges and find the seed to its solution.

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Art Foundations: Mixed Media Collage, golden rectangle, perfect proportions, perfect placement, compositions – How are you doing? NO SKETCHES THIS WEEK! (Unless you want one more for extra credit – BUT – it has to be 100% or it does not get accepted).

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 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? How are you using the abstract work to create your image to successfully express your ideas?

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Drawing: Hallway drawings and Gesso of the board – a portion of it. Intro to the FINAL Crit! Last projects crit. was due TODAY!

Jim Dine – Heck of a guy.

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GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks

How have you been able to do A LOT of work in one day that you may not have been able to in the past? How have you been able to improve your drawing and idea skills more in the past year than you have in the past?

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AP Studio Art: Plein Air Drawings – Final Exam Instructions – FINAL EXAM is RIGHT HERE!

Ok… now is where all that editing comes to use. TOMORROW!

GOALS:

  1. 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas
  2. Stand behind the meaning and creation of your work.

How did the art exhibition go? What were questions that came up? How were you able to discuss the work, eat, drink, and be a real part of the process? how did the exhibition and conversation about your work make you feel?