#WelcomeBack – One Week of #ArtMaking – THEN CLEAN AND REVIEW

“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

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Ellsworth Kelley “Red, Yellow, Blue II” at the Milwaukee Art Museum

“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

Ellsworth Kelley (1922 – 2015) ARTnews Article

Painting and Advanced Painting: Did you WORK over break?

I bet your palette is MESSIER than this. http://img.ehowcdn.com/615×200/ehow/images/a04/6v/40/use-oil-paints-800×800.jpg

Goals: 

  • G: 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.
  • Folder to upload from is HERE.

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

ONLINE CRITIQUE HERE!

Studio Art 360: TIME TO PAINT!

EXAMPLES from LAST YEAR!

VISUAL EXAMPLE of SETTING UP YOUR IMAGE.

Non-Erased DeKooning: http://htmlgiant.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/woman-500×584.png
Erased DeKooning: https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/sfmomamedia/media/research-projects/downloads/EdeK_98.298.jpg

Goals

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How are you EMPHASIZING the idea of PRODUCT or YOU (is the image important to you like Campbell’s was to Warhol) as you create this artwork?

Reflection:  How can ART be used to discuss IMPORTANT things in culture? List 3 ways in which you could use art to communicate ideas.

AP Studio Art: CRIT Today! WORK THIS WEEK!

Wisconsin Artists (and friend) Frank Juarez. We will be looking at his bidy of work THIS WEEK: https://www.artsinmilwaukee.org/hold/galleries/171/171_p172p42615n2g4ho7f610l1l8t5.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.
  • What is the common thread that is connecting your different pieces in your body of work together?

Reflection:  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? 

Drawing: Wrap up by FRIDAY? Cleaning Monday and Tuesday

Don’t mess with OUR graffiti! http://www.thehindu.com/multimedia/dynamic/01150/21DMC_GRAFFITI_1150072g.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • FIVE days left… Now that you are more aware of the use of pastels and covering larger spaces faster (large to small, general to specific) how do you feel the drawing has progressed?
  • Folder to UPLOAD FROM is HERE

Reflection: Step back and look over your classmates work… what has been the biggest success from you classmate? 

ONLINE CRITIQUE HERE!

Clay and the collaboration – ready to make slabs?

“Talent may get someone off the starting blocks faster, but without a sense of direction or a goal to strive for, it won’t count for much.” – David Bayles and Ted Orland

#WHSoc20 Tomorrow at 8PM CST – Twitter Conversation

Art Foundations: CLAY – Let’s Get Our Hands DIRTY!

Roll roll roll in the clay, Roll roll roll in the clay (if you haven’t seen Young Frankenstein, you will not understand). http://www.jhpottery.com/pictures/slab3.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply the medium of clay and the techniques of slab rolling and texture addition with 1.1.1 skill, 1.1.2 confidence, 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What is the most challenging aspect to creating a clay slab? What did you enjoy? What did you struggle with?

Drawing: FINAL day of PORTRAITS!

Let’s wrap up our WILD BEASTS! http://s3.amazonaws.com/com.artwelove.asset/cc59ae5473147679f08460b97965e481-l.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 4.2 Through the use of reflection and critique, describe the purpose and meaning of your portrait as it relates to your culture and how it may differ from different cultures, times, and places

Do you need to work on anything tonight? Is the drawing to a resolution? Are  you pleased with the final work? WHAT do you need to do with the work to make it finished?

AP Studio Art: Collaboration and Art Exhibition!

Collaboration in the studio is a wonderful experience! http://craftcouncil.org/sites/craftcouncil.org/files/Haystack_2011ArtSchoolsCollaborative_photosbyLisJanes_4.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 2.3 create collaborative artworks that solve visual challenges and allow your hand and voice to stand out while also working together with your studio partners.

What is working? What is a struggle in the drawing / painting? How are you all going to contribute to the FINAL WORK to be installed?