#Monday is a good day to #Draw and talk about #Photography

“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

AP Studio Art and Advanced Drawing: RELAX and FIGURE DRAW

Jim Dine – Reverse – Subtractive Drawing – Fill the space – erase out your drawing! http://haleypatterson.weebly.com/uploads/1/6/4/0/16400668/2824977_orig.jpg

Goals

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

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 last Friday when you were asked to erase the drawing you spent time on Thursday? How did you feel AFTER you were told the rationale for the erasing?

AP and AdDraw: How does your drawing look in your own eyes? What did the process of ERASING the image in the beginning do for you?

Drawing: Get BACK to the Drawing – These last two days! CHECK OUT THE CRIT WAY DOWN ON THE PAGE – End of TODAY!

Back to where we started. A good place to revisit. http://cdn.bartongalleries.com/paintings/800/050242_Matisse_Madame%20Matisse.jpg

Goals

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • Take a look at your previous day’s work – where did you struggle the most with the idea of the portrait? Where did you succeed the most? How do you use the ideas of chiaroscuro to better define the ideas of form (in the face especially)?

What was the most aspect of the drawing for you? 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

Bernd and Hilla Becher (German, established 1959 (partnership); 1931–2007 (Bernd); b. 1934 (Hilla). Water Towers (Cylindrical), 1978. Photography and you! We’re going to be working on photography soon. http://collection.mam.org/vmedia/tms768/r_m1984_117.jpg

Compositional Examples in Photography

GOALS:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • What are THREE types of COMPOSITION that you REMEMBER from our conversations / lecture earlier in the year?

Which of the compositional approaches do YOU enjoy most? WHY?

Drawing Crit BELOW!

#Figure and the #Evaluation – #Fauvism and #Graffiti

“If you don’t like change, you’ll like irrelevance even less” General Eric Shinsek

AP Studio Art and Advanced Drawing: RELAX and FIGURE DRAW

Let’s Draw! http://i.ytimg.com/vi/R44Pe3sxDv8/maxresdefault.jpg

Goals:

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

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: Figure Drawing is ESSENTIAL to the strong portfolio. Why do you feel that every artist should have a strong background in the world of figure drawing?

AP and AdDraw: How did your drawing challenge you today? Are you able to be focused on the figure for the period? Why do you stop short if you do? 

Drawing: Get BACK to the Drawing – This week is IT!

Alex von Jawlensky, Young Girl with Green Eyes: http://www.allpaintings.org/d/34361-2/Alexej+von+Jawlensky+-+Young+Girl+with+Green+Eyes.jpg

GOALS:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • Step back – yesterday you looked at the class work and got some feedback from them. Take a HARD LOOK AT YOUR DRAWING and determine what you need to focus on in the next 46 minutes. WRITE IT OUT!

ONE MORE DAY to work in class. What is working successfully in your drawing? WHY? 

Studio Art 360: DUE FIRST THING THURSDAY (then to mount and evaluate).

Let’s auction your work along side of Andy Warhol! http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Warhol+Silver+Car+Crash+Auctioned+Sotheby+ALA4TBweZg1l.jpg

GOALS:

  • 6.1P: Analyze and describe the impact that an exhibition or collection has on personal awareness of social, cultural, or political beliefs and understandings.
  • DONE! Time to reflect on the work. 3 warm up questions 1) What is the STRONGEST aspect of your painting? 2) What is the LEAST SUCCESSFUL aspect of your painting? 3) Why do you feel the way you do on either of the first 2 questions.

WHY do you feel the ideas of COLOR SCHEMES in artwork are worthwhile in the process of making an artwork? 

#FigureDrawing in the #Studio – #GoFigure

“If you don’t like change, you’ll like irrelevance even less” General Eric Shinsek

AP Studio Art and Advanced Drawing: RELAX and FIGURE DRAW

http://www.toa.edu.my/aboutus/gfx/facilities/life_b.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.2Ad: Demonstrate understanding of the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.

Larger Drawing Goals:

  • Observation (80% – 92% time looking), Concentration, Slow Drawing
  • Focus on the figure, Proportions, Scale, Sighting In
  • Full Page, Composition
  • AP: Now that we are done with the AP Testing – time to move forward. Rather than the initial project I had planned – let’s team up with the Advanced Drawing Class for the next week but take it that next step. What is it about the drawing of the figure that you have become rather confident with?
  • AdDraw: 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.

AP: How are you approaching the drawing in your own fashion?

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

Drawing: Get BACK to the Drawing – This week is IT!

GOALS:

YO! http://www.thehindu.com/multimedia/dynamic/01150/21DMC_GRAFFITI_1150072g.jpg
  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.  
  • Step back and look over your classmates work… what has been the biggest success from you classmate? Tell them and then write down 3 things you observed as successful in your classsmates work.

Four 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?

Studio Art 360: DUE FIRST THING THURSDAY (then to mount and evaluate).

Chairman Mao… http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/8/1/1343836319588/Andy-Warhol-art-at-Tehran-008.jpg

GOALS:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • Working on the POP Art painting today, what is the ONE MAJOR ASPECT you need to clean up, finish up in the work today?

What is the biggest strength in your painting? What Color scheme do you feel turned out the best and why? 

Can you believe it is #Thursday already?

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites / Preparing work for Presentation

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Choose TWO of the QUALITY works and describe differences you see in the skills you are representing. N: Deciding on the artwork, writing out the statement.

By choosing the 5 BEST works you have made is important in presenting your skills to an AP reading board, how do you see this as a larger life skill in presenting yourself in the best possible light  (1, 3, 7) 

Advanced Drawing: GESTURE!

Leo can do gestures – so can YOU. http://www.wga.hu/art/l/leonardo/09study/03nursin.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • How does the WARM up of the gesture help “warm you up?” in the drawing process? N: Series of QUICK GESTURE drawings to warm up. Then spend the hour with 5 minute drawings – classmates volunteering.

Next week – LONGER FIGURE DRAWINGS – What are 3 challenges you faced today? What was the BIGGEST CHALLENGE you faced today in the drawing? 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Mr. Brainwash and HIS art!

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • What positive qualities are coming through with your drawing as you are working on the techniques in soft pastels drawings? NO FINGER BLENDING!?

What is the ONE STRUGGLE that you could sit back on and write about if you were asked to do so today? Explain in more than just one word. Mr. Brainwash in front of one of his works: 

Studio Art 360: POP Art Painting

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What is one thing you would like to LEARN MORE ABOUT when it comes to ACRYLIC PAINTS / PAINTING?

What is working in the use of COLOR MIXING? It is DUE at the BEGINNING of class on Monday.

#Gesture and #Pop, #Portfolio and #Faces

The Arts Teach Kids to… Take a look in the folder on Page 7 and learn about what the arts do for the kids.

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites / Preparing work for Presentation

What are you FEARING as the test day comes upon us?

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • What are three things that stand out in your written answers that help the reader really understand the body of work that they are looking at.

What did you get done today? If you step back from your 5 Quality works, what stands out as “DEVELOPMENT?”

Advanced Drawing: GESTURE!

GESTURE!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Are you thinking about the the FORM in a different fashion than you had prior to us dealing with the ideas and practices of GESTURE Drawings?

What did changing the time like we did do for the process of the drawing? Harder? Easier? What did you have to do DIFFERENTLY? 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Gas Mask ON! Graffiti artists OZ in front of one of his murals.

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • What are TWO Elements of Art that you are EMPHASIZING as you create this work of art?Draw on your FAUVIST / Hip Hop Drawing.

Look even MORE carefully at your drawing – what is ONE MORE ELEMENT of ART that you could see as developing as a subordinate element? 

Studio Art 360: POP Art Painting

POPular culture from Comic Books to Soup Cans – they worked across the prism of popular ideas.

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What color schemes are you planning on attacking TODAY?

What is it that you especially enjoy about the product you are going to use in your painting? How do you RELATE to it? How does it RELATE to you?

MoMA Exhibition Please CLICK HERE and READ ABOUT the ANDY WARHOL exhibit that is happening NOW

#NewWeek #NewIdeas #NewWorks – Let’s #MakeArtcedv fghm

AP Studio Art: CRIT YOUR Nude

Duchamp discussing his painting “Nude Descending a Staircase – Let’s Discuss… http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1399585/images/o-ARMORY-SHOW-1913-facebook.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, time frame, or culture.
  • How does stepping back and looking at the works as a whole offer you insight into other’s skills, approaches, and intents?

What was the STRENGTH of the CRIT for you today? 

Advanced Drawing: Gesture Drawing – Day ONE – Wooden Model

These are Gestures! http://www.fanboy.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/gesture-drawings.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Beginning with a general idea of the figure and a reference with the mannequin – students will draw out the proportions and stance of the models for a few minutes and then transition to the human form.

 What was the most challenging part of drawing a GESTURE DRAWING? What were you unable to focus on with the idea of GESTURE? What did you have to focus on when it comes to the GESTURE?

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Matisse Bio HERE!

Margaret Kilgallen - Famous Female Graffiti Artist https://i1.wp.com/upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c8/Kilgallengarage.jpg
Margaret Kilgallen – Famous Female Graffiti Artist http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c8/Kilgallengarage.jpg

Goals:

  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • What do you feel is an aspect of your composition that you initially struggled with but resolved in the thumbnail and preliminary drawings?

What was the most challenging aspect of your drawing to get done today?

  • Symbolism Ideas HERE.
  • Wisconsin Public Radio on Selfies HERE.

Studio Art 360: POP Art

Warhol used MANY ideas and images in his artwork. POP art King – Andy Warhol! http://novaonline.nvcc.edu/eli/evans/his135/events/Warhol/images/famousworks.jpg

Goals:

  •  7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What is the PRODUCT Advertisement that you brought in today and how does that company use color to represent it? What is the OPPOSITE of that color Scheme?

What 4 color schemes do you think you are going to use for your composition?

#Friday is here… #WhereDidTheWeekGo?

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

AP Studio Art: Duchamp and YOUR Nude Descending a Staircase

Come on down… WAIT – make sure you are dressed, we have company. http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/data/13030/0c/ft5p30070c/figures/ft5p30070c_00033.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.
  • Take a few minutes and write out a positive comment about EACH of your classmates work – full sentence with EVIDENCE – 10 minutes to do this… THEN wrap up your drawings. We CRITIQUE on Mondat.

What do you walk away with from the brief written critique? How do you see the GROWTH in your own ideas of art and how the MASTERS of the past influence us today? 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus and FRAMING up the work

ONLINE CRIT HERE. Due Monday 3 DAYS AGO!

Down the hall and to the left. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/bf/f3/68/bff368b1f27a1d1ec76237f69e23a459.jpg

Goals:

  • 6.1Ad: Curate a collection of objects, artifacts, or artwork to impact the viewer’s understanding of social, cultural, and/or political experiences.
  • How will your classmates respond to your artwork as you display it in the space your redesigned and they inhabit?

What did seeing the work in the space do for the work? For the Space? 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Matisse Bio HERE!

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • Take a look at your current composition. How are you struggling? How are you succeeding?

What are YOU doing in the composition and HOW are you interacting with / relating to the background? What is the FIGURE / GROUND relationship?

  • Symbolism Ideas HERE.
  • Wisconsin Public Radio on Selfies HERE.

Studio Art 360: Color Schemes

4 works of Warhol – What’s your thought? http://templetonartlit.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/18_warhol_-_four_colored_campbells_soup_can.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What is the PRODUCT Advertisement that you brought in today and how does that company use color to represent it? What is the OPPOSITE of that color Scheme?

What 4 color schemes do you think you are going to use for your composition? 

#Wednesday – #NuffSaid #MAKEART

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

AP Studio Art: Duchamp and YOUR Nude Descending a Staircase

NY Times Article – Look how OTHERs have been influenced by Duchamp! http://static01.nyt.com/images/2013/03/15/arts/0315GALLERIES4/GALLERIES4-superJumbo.jpg

Goals:

  •  8.1Ad: Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.
  • Read Monday’s PERSONAL goal. Would you say that you are achieving it? How or how not?

Step back and examine your work. What are you going to do to resolve the image for FRIDAY! Friday Critique Day

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus and FRAMING up the work

 ONLINE CRIT HERE. Due Monday 3 DAYS AGO!

How might you have used the ideas of the Bauhaus in your work as the SPACE of the room / hallway? Make it an ENVIRONMENT? http://images.mediabakery.com/imr0217036-mural-by-oskar-schlemmer-at-the-bauhaus-university-former-art-school-built-by-henry-van-de-velde-unesco-world-heritage-site-weimar-thuringia-germany-europe.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.
  • What are the COMMONALITIES of YOUR work and the ideas of the BAUHAUS that you were striving to accomplish?

What are three things YOU HEARD ABOUT OTHER’S works that you felt were worthwhile? 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Matisse as the inspiration for a work of Graffiti! http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/36/Graffiti_U%C5%BEupis_Vilnius_(5997519331).jpg

Matisse Bio HERE!

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 VISUAL IDEAS are you using to demonstrate the ideas of your social commentary?

What is the progress of the drawing thus far? What is your neighbor doing well? What is your neighbor not doing successfully? Share your thoughts with your neighbors.

Studio Art 360: Color Schemes

What COLOR scheme stands out to you in one of these images? http://blogs.swa-jkt.com/swa/11239/files/2014/04/Campbells4W.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.
  • Why is it important for an artist to choose colors CAREFULLY as they are developing a composition / artwork? What might the RIGHT colors do in an image versus the “wrong” colors?

Review with neighbors the relationships of the colors on the color wheel? When you look in your closet… what COLORS do you think you have the most of hanging? Why do you think that you have more of that color than others?

 What color scheme does this advertisement use and WHY?

#Tuesday back from #SpringBreak – I hope you are UP and AT IT!

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

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Mr. Korb’s Spring Break – Check it out HERE!

AP Studio Art: Duchamp and YOUR Nude Descending a Staircase

Calvin – You’re so clever! http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/candh/images/b/b2/Snowman-_Nude_Descending_a_Staircase.png/revision/latest?cb=20120115023631

Goals:

  • 8.1Ad: Analyze differing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works in order to select and defend a plausible critical analysis.
  • What do YOU feel an audience might think as they examine your artwork? Write out 3 ideas that might pop into their heads

What are 3 things YOU FEEL are working about your drawing? 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus and FRAMING up the work

ONLINE CRIT HERE. Due Monday of RETURN from SPRING BREAK!

Bauhaus by Kandinsky – What do you see as his work pulled together and the commonalities in your work? http://hyperallergic.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Kandinsky-Muralroom.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.
  • What are the COMMONALITIES of ALL your work? Write out three COMMON IDEAS you see throughout.

What are three things YOU CONTRIBUTED to the conversation today – If your’s was spoken about – what are 3 things you heard about yours that you didn’t see earlier?

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • Take a look at your previous week’s works – where did you struggle the most with the idea of the portrait? Where did you succeed the most? How do you use the ideas of chiaroscuro and color to better define the ideas of form (in the face especially)?

What was the most challenging way to draw? Why was this most difficult way to go? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation? Previous works from past classes. 

Studio Art 360: Color Schemes

Can you see common color groupings in these works? How do they individually work? http://enpundit.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Campbells-Soups-Andy-Warhol-4.jpeg

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 images have you brought in today or are you thinking about using for this project? Why are these products important to you? How do you feel they fit into the experiences of the rest of society? Popular Culture?

 What color scheme does this advertisement use and WHY?

#WelcomeBack from #SpringBreak Time to #MakeArt

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein
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Mr. Korb’s Spring Break – Check it out HERE!

AP Studio Art: Duchamp and YOUR Nude Descending a Staircase

Marcel HIMSELF descending a staircase. http://www.luminous-lint.com/imagevault/html_41501_42000/41730_std.jpg

Goals:

  • 10.1Ad: Synthesize knowledge of social, cultural, historical, and personal life with art-making approaches to create meaningful works of art or design.
  • STOP and think about a GOAL you have for this ARTWORK. What are a FEW things that you would like to accomplish with this drawing? WRITE them DOWN.  Same colors  Duchamp used. White, black, sanguine.

As you have looked at the idea of a personal goal… how have you accomplihed or not begun to accomplish this goal? 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus and FRAMING up the work

The DESIGN from the BAUHAUS… how can you see yourself being influenced by the work and ideas we have studied? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/7a634-kitchen1.jpg

Goals: ONLINE CRIT HERE. Due Monday of RETURN from SPRING BREAK!

  • 5.1Ad: Investigate, compare, and contrast methods for preserving and protecting art.
  • What were you able to do to WRAP this work up over break? How does MATTING the work preserve /protect / present your work more professionally?

What are your OVERALL thoughts about your work and your classmates work? Write out ONE OVERALL comment about the larger body of work and one comment about a SPECIFIC work of art.

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • Take a look at your previous week’s works – where did you struggle the most with the idea of the portrait? Where did you succeed the most? How do you use the ideas of chiaroscuro to better define the ideas of form (in the face especially)?

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

Studio Art 360: Color Schemes

Marc Rothko’s “Yellow and Orange” use a VERY PARTICULAR color scheme… how would you describe the color scheme that Rothko used? http://www.markrothko.org/images/paintings/orange-and-yellow.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 do you mix to get a TINT? What do you mix to get a SHADE? What do you mix to get a TONE?

Review with neighbors the relationships of the colors on the color wheel? When you look in your closet… what COLORS do you think you have the most of hanging? Why do you think that you have more of that color than others? Assignment – FOR FRIDAY REPEAT THE ASSIGNMENT from above… Something that is of interest to you.