#SpringBreak is OVER and it is time to get back to #MakingArt

David Hockney Pages from his Sketchbook: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/30/96/6d/30966dc44976c035f99c163466e25e60.jpg

“Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good…” Ira Glass


Plein Air at the Fair – WI State Fair!

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WI State Fair – Plein Air at the Fair. Entry Forms are HERE: https://goo.gl/i0KjNx

DRAWING: Facial Features Studio

1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

What are three challenges you have when it comes to working in / with the ideas of a sketchbook? Let’s Start BUILDING ours – follow along guys. Who is video recording for me? Assignment is HERE.

David Hockney Pages from his Sketchbook: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/30/96/6d/30966dc44976c035f99c163466e25e60.jpg
David Hockney Pages from his Sketchbook: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/30/96/6d/30966dc44976c035f99c163466e25e60.jpg

What did you have a hard time with today? What was holding you back? DESCRIBE THE CHALLENGES on page 22.

Mr. Korb – Start it around 10:45 and let it play for a few minutes…


Art 360: The Grid and Chuck Close

1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

How is BREAKING the image down to basic shapes going to make the process of creating a memorable and successful work of art easier?

What challenges did you have today with the transferring of the portrait up to the canvas? Two struggles? Chuck Close Video on the Grid:


Advanced Drawing: Figure Drawing – do you have your permission Slips turned in?

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

What is it about the figure that you are still uncertain about? The Drawings are ALL ABOUT LOOKING and I expect you to be working and FOCUSED 100% of the time.

Figure Drawing starts TODAY: Thanks Molly: http://www.toa.edu.my/aboutus/gfx/facilities/life_b.jpg
Figure Drawing starts TODAY: Thanks Molly: http://www.toa.edu.my/aboutus/gfx/facilities/life_b.jpg

What aspect of the drawing do you find successful? Why?


AP Studio Art: Who are your classmates?

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.

If you were to want to get to know someone better, what are a few questions that you would ask? Not superficial questions, but the kind of question that really helps you get to know someone… Please log onto THIS DOCUMENT and enter your question.

Listen to the TTBOOK Podcast – LISTEN – We’ve got time – let’s listen to a few shows.

Molly Crabapple: WPR To The Best Of Our Knowledge: http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1793137/images/n-MOLLY-CRABAPPLE-628x314.jpg
Molly Crabapple: WPR To The Best Of Our Knowledge: http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1793137/images/n-MOLLY-CRABAPPLE-628×314.jpg

What are you thinking about after we have spent another day listening to a radio show about making art? Molly Crabapple:

#MidWeek in the #Art #Studio – #FourThings to help you make #GreatART

“Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quiet enough to hear them.” — Debbie Ford

Mr Korb’s Spring Break Photographs HERE!

Drawing: PORTRAITS! Let’s get BACK to it!

I LOVE your hair! http://rapidfireart.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/how-to-draw-realistic-hair-featured-RFA-comp-534×280.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • How is the Hair Line and DIRECTION of hair a different feature to draw than any other feature of the head? What struggles do you see that you have had in the drawing of hair in the past?

Reflection: What successes did YOU have today in the drawing of hair? How can you use this new skill (or old skill) to make your work stronger in the future?

Studio Art 360: COLLAGE POEMS

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Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What do you currently know about using CLAY? Take 1 minute and 30 seconds and write down EVERYTHING you can think of when it comes to clay.
    • Slide Show Link Here 
    • Photos of Collages HERE

Reflection: What are three challenges you see translating your collage into the ceramic Bas Relief Sculpture?

AP Studio Art: Online Uploads and PHOTOS

AP Studio Art Portfolio Days! Consider all the portfolios from around the world! http://www.angryboar.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/amazon_warehouse_12.jpg

Goals:

  • Research and Information Fluency – Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • What NEW images do you have to upload to the website? How many works do you need to upload to the AP Website? Today we are working.

Reflection: What did working on the AP Site give you new insight to about your work? Any NEW thoughts? 

Advanced Drawing: FIGURE DRAWING / CRITIQUE

The geusture drawing a la Vincent Van Gogh: http://www.vangoghgallery.com/catalog/image/1649r/Sheet-with-Numerous-Figure-Sketches.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • How do you feel about the idea of making these gesture drawings? You saw Mr. Korb draw yesterday… what are your initial reactions to the idea of the drawing?
  • Look at the GESTURE DRAWING YouTube by Mr. Korb…

Reflection: What strengths did you develop in your drawing today? What three things do you look at with your drawing and say – “Hey… that’s not so bad!”

#FullDayofSchool #Thursday – wait until #Tomorrow!

Happy Youth Art Month: Drawing develops hand-eye coordination and spatial awareness- abilities that engineers and architects use. http://www.thriveart.com/facts

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Let’s work out a drawing and focus on the PROPORTIONS today! REALLY focused on the proportions… http://mhsartgallerymac.wikispaces.com/file/view/BeckyRoberts.jpg/523256786/BeckyRoberts.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.
  • Let’s look at a drawing that will take a bit longer… Still working with CHARCOAL and still beginning with GESTURE – what will the LONGER drawing allow you to develop more of than the GESTURE ONLY helped you develop?

As you drew 2 images today… what worked well for you? What did not?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer and HIS figures… why are you making this so hard? http://www.museothyssen.org/img/obras_mediana/1976.16.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.
  • How have you incorporated the FIGURES into the drawing? Are they interacting? Standing alone? How do you see this as being a challenge to the process? It is REQUIRED to include at least one figure into the image.

What challenges does incorporating the figure into the work offer you as an ADVANCED DRAWING student?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

Let’s Draw some EYES! https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2447/4098376148_41729d64b9_b.jpg

Goals:

  • .1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • When you start with the EYES… what is the first thing you start with? What is the first thing you do?

What mistakes did YOU make – how bad were they when it came to eyes? 

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

How are you going to use MANIPULATION as well as ADDITIVE sculpture (keeping SUBTRACTIVE to a minimum) in your Bas Relief Sculpture? http://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/highsm/02300/02397v.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • How are you going to use MANIPULATION as well as ADDITIVE sculpture (keeping SUBTRACTIVE to a minimum) in your Bas Relief Sculpture?

What techniques are REALLY important to be using to make sure any ADDITIVE clay really HOLD TIGHT to the clay you are adding it to? 

What can you do? ANYTHING! (Except fly and turn into a robot.)

“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

You CAN do anything… you just have to DO IT!

Art Foundations: Color Scheme Drawing and CHUCK CLOSE Video.

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Initiate, define, and solve challenging visual arts problems using skills of (1.4.1) analysis (.2) synthesis (.3) evaluation.
  2. Identify the intentions and purposes behind making art.

How do you feel that your abilities to make art, based on observation were helped by the process of using the grid? What has held you back… where do you see that you can focus on improving (how do you see that you can focus on improving, in the creation of your artwork?

Advanced Drawing: Interior / Exterior Portrait – Rubric online AND National Gallery of Art

Morning Sun… How can you use this idea to focus on YOUR ideas?

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Create, define, and solve visual challenges using 1.4.1 Analysis and 1.4.3 Evaluation.
  2. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines through Mathematical Ratios and Transferring images / blending colors.

What was the most challenging thing about buyilding your ideas? What drew you into the work by Edward Hopper? What challenges do you fear with this work? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation and photographic references?

AP Studio Art: Art and Fear – Of Sailors and Whales

Now what do we do with it?

Review the CONCENTRATION works you have developed at this point and answer (online) the two questions for the PORTFOLIO. One on one discussions with me about the works.

Goals:

  1. 5.3 describe rationale of breadth works by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques (WHAT IS THE ELEMENT / PRINCIPLE that you are focused on?).
  2. What are YOUR PERSONAL GOALS?

What did you accomplish today? What was your biggest accomplishment this week

Hey CHUCK… Look CLOSE at your skills and attitude… you CAN do ANYTHING!

“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

Go Puppy – You Can Do IT!

Art Foundations: Grid Drawings and Ratios

How can you use the individual squares to help create interest in the final product? (Student Work).

Goals:

  1. 1.2 Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the techniques (colored pencil layering and blending) and process (grid and drawing) you are using.

With one week of drawing for this work, what do you need to do in order to make strong progress in this project? How has your day to day work been helping or hindering your work? Recognize the attitude / effort of the day to day work and how it affects the finished product

Advanced Drawing: Edward Hopper and Portraits Hopper Exhibition at the Whitney AND National Gallery of Art

Edward Hopper, American (1882–1967) Nighthawks, 1942 Friends of American Art Collection, 1942.51 The Art Institute of Chicago Photography © The Art Institute of Chicago (http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2007/hopper/hopperinfo-lg.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Initiate, define, and solve challenging visual arts problems using skills of evaluation (What’s the imagery? What are you saying about yourself? How are we reading that? Why is it successful?.
  2. Identify the intentions and purposes behind making art.

AP Studio Art: One on One to resolve grades – Of Sailors and Whales /Art and Fear

WOW – What a great image! What’s your image coming along like? Have you listened to the music? (http://cdnimg.visualizeus.com/thumbs/f9/c9/painting,sea,ship,whale,texture,colour-f9c9c79e20a7112c9269778b6f6928ba_h.jpg?ts=93246)

Goals:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how your art differs (from your classmates) and describe how it relates to the BREADTH you have.
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of your images and ideas and how they work with your concentration.

What is the biggest challenge you see in the process of developing and making more than one artwork at a time? What is working to help be productive?

What are the self imposed limits you have?

“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

Remember this. (http://roimediadirect.com/NoLimitsAward/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/no-limits-logo.jpg)

Art Foundations: Color Scheme Drawings in Colored Pencil

Can you see the GRID? (http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5244/5309789988_abfbde9d3b_z.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 4.4 Evaluate and interpret art for its relationship in meanings showing understanding of the work of various art professionals (how different artists make different works).
  2. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines through Mathematical Ratios and Transferring images / blending colors

How do you see the work you are creating now improving or being more successful than the work you have done in the past? Do you REALLY think you are taking the time in drawing (sketchbooks) as being more thought out? Are you using techniques from our class elsewhere in your day-to-day making  of objects?.

Advanced Drawing: Self – Portrait Preliminary Drawings

Where might you want to be located? (http://cdn.dailypainters.com/paintings/self_portrait___magritte__interior_painting_by_k_m_interiors__still_life__0ba270a35bf03ee131073dc704debad5.jpg)

Goals:

  1. Identify the intentions and purposes behind making art.
  2. Create multiple solutions to visual challenges (of your self portrait!)

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: Art and Fear / Of Sailors and Whales / Body of Work

One on One discussions with Mr. Korb about the past 6 weeks of works please. Let’s get caught up and share our ideas.

Oh No… a real big fish! (http://www.todayifoundout.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Moby-Dick-3.jpg)

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.

Review the BREADTH works you have developed at this point and compare your thoughts with your classmates.

When Mr. Korb is Away, the Artists Work REALLY hard!

“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

But you CANNOT fly or turn into a ROBOT. (http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2010/224/d/1/You_Can_Do_Anything_by_Faceless_Fantasy.png)

Art Foundations: Grids and Math

Drawn from a GRID and a PHOTO (http://th00.deviantart.net/fs29/PRE/f/2008/128/d/0/Grid_Drawing___Headphones_by_vampyremuffin.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the techniques (colored pencil layering) and process (grid and drawing) you are using.
  2. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines through Mathematical Ratios and Transferring images

What are the challenges you have been having with this process? What colors have you begun using and how easy / hard has this been for you?. Did you need or offer help from / to a classmate? Collaboration is ESSENTIAL to solving problems.

Advanced Drawing: One more day to practice the FACE!

Facial Features… but YOU draw the entire face. Watch and Look… Impress me so we aren’t starting back at individual features. (http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2011/340/7/a/facial_features_by_arandadill-d4ib357.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Initiate, define, and solve challenging visual arts problems using skills of (1.4.1) analysis (.2) synthesis (.3) evaluation.
  2. (5.1) Identify the intentions and purposes behind making art.

What interests you? What sorts of locations are you comfortable in? What sorts of locations make you uncomfortable? What did you do today that brought the work to a place where you can understand what is going to happen?

AP Studio Art: Art and Fear, Website too…

Thar She Blows! (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8b/Moby_Dick_final_chase.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork
  2. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines by being inspired by  music and text.

On your goal sheets…Think about your Art and Fear image and how it is coming. Also please consider the website you have been working on and think about how you are doing. If you need to make changes to your site – make sure you are making the changes. Are you ANY CHAPTERS behind in the Art and Fear Book? Make sure you are up to speed there. Take the last 5 minutes to talk with your neighbors about the meaning of your Art and Fear works – if you are struggling – ASK QUESTIONS and LISTEN to the conversations.