#Abstraction in the #Hallways, #Value in the #StillLife

“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

Painting and Advanced Painting: Hallway Drawing

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Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Looking back at the hallway drawings from the past two days why do they TEND to be boring? What are 2 things you are considering about doing to make it EXCITING and YOUR OWN? What angles and lines are you drawn to in your thumbnails?

Reflection / Evaluation: How has TRANSFORMING and ABSTRACTING these drawings changed the boring into more interesting works. Give three SPECIFIC examples.

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

http://www.tonysmithsouthorange.org/images/imgTauEasel.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • What skills do you have that will help you create a CUBE, CYLINDER, PYRAMID and LETTER in one or two point perspective that you didn’t have a few weeks ago? Describe your thoughts.

Reflection / Evaluation: Given the opportunity to SELF EVALUATE… BASED ON CRITERIA you may set up for yourself… what grade would you say you have earned? WHY!!!???

AP Studio Art: Plants and Drawing! Time to WORK!

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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.
  • Consider the RUBRIC AP uses. What are you doing with the first 8 cards to push yourself and challenge yourself? Are you working to make INTRIGUING and SUCCESSFUL Artworks (even though they are VERY SMALL?)

Reflection / Evaluation: Does working on these cards give you a new understanding of what you DO NOT KNOW about the ELEMNTS and PRINCIPLES? 2 reasons / explanations… THINK!

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

http://www.kimberleyjones.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/K3-Wassily-Kandinsky-Concentric-Circles.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.
  • As this develops, how are your ideas and Kandinsky’s similar and how are they different? What might you take away from this experience? How can you share that idea with the world?

Reflection / Evaluation:  As this work develops, how are your ideas and Kandinsky’s similar and how are they different? WRITE this out from the beginning of the hour. Has it Changed?

#WorkDay in the #ArtStudio – #Geometric Paintings, #Critique, #Value

“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

STUDIO VISITS – Thanks Carson Bragg for the Site. Great to see where others (the MASTERS) made their art. Check it out HERE!

Painting and Advanced Painting: Hallway Drawing

Boring? How to make it into ABSTRACT? To Come… That is to come… http://artroomanecdotes.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/img_44421.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What aspects of yesterday’s drawings are successful? Why? What is NOT VERY EXCITING? How can you look at the hallways and SEE an INTERESTING series of LINES that can be made into more interesting lines LATER?

Reflection / Evaluation: What about today’s drawing makes for a successful drawing? Three reasons please.

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

WOAH! You can do this! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/02227-still_life_charcoal.jpg

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • Look back at Monday’s thumbnails and decide which one is the most interesting and WHY. Please take a few minutes to discuss the success of the thumbnail as a drawing with your neighbor and write down 2 things they have contributed to the conversation.

Reflection / Evaluation: In 140 characters, describe your artistic GROWTH through this process of DIRECT OBSERVATION #’s are acceptable.

AP Studio Art: Plants and Drawing! Time to WORK!

FUZZY! http://mayang.com/textures/Nature/images/Fur%20and%20Skin/rabbit_fur_9291372.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.
  • Think about the 4 images you came up with yesterday… What was each of them about? Describe the card and explain. Write that information in pencil on the back of the cards. Write CARD REFLECTION on the goals page.

Reflection / Evaluation: How did working on 4 more of these cards go for you today? Write 2 things that can help defend your explanation and ideas about the ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES. 12 due on FIRDAY!

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

http://uploads8.wikipaintings.org/images/wassily-kandinsky/yellow-red-blue-1925.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.
  • Reflect on YESTERDAY before you begin today! What are your OVERALL IDEAS that you hope to communicate?

Reflection / Evaluation:  Biggest struggle / success for today? Write it out and the WHY!

#Artwork moving forward, Starting NEW, Wrapping up…

“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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Studio Art 360 – FORMS and DRAWING – 1 Day to Go!

Drawing of a Still Life – Not so far removed from your drawings… Keep it up – 1 more day! http://samethsim.blogspot.com/2012/05/blog-post.html

COMPOSITION EXAMPLES

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • Look back at yesterday’s drawings and KNOW this is the last day to work on the drawing. What do you have to do TODAY to RESOLVE the drawing? Will you need to take it home (and a bag of pencils) to finish it?

Time to TWEET: In 140 characters, describe your artistic GROWTH through this process of DIRECT OBSERVATION #’s are acceptable.

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The GALLERY looks GREAT! What can you do about PERSPECTIVE and your hallway drawings? I wonder if Samuel Morse’s art teacher made him go out and draw hallways… The Gallery of the Louvre, by Samuel F. B. Morse. http://www.edwardsamuels.com/illustratedstory/isc6.htm

Painting: Hallways / We need a good start to move towards abstraction!

Ah… The Hallway of the school – A strong understanding of the process but… YAWN… a sleepy drawing…

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Which of the drawings from last week of the hallways were / are successful? Why? Choose your favorite one and describe the success of it.

What about today’s drawing makes for a successful drawing? Three reasons please. 

AP Studio Art: Hands and Feet – Continuous Line Drawings

I LOVE the ENERGY and MOVEMENT this artist has expressed in the Hands and Feet of this work… what can you do to achieve a similar level of success? http://www.artintime.com/Drawings-1.htm

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.
  • Looking at the hands and feet drawings – what can you do now – 3 things – to EMPHASIZE the FOCAL POINT through your use of CONTRAST?

Looking at the rubric from the AP Site – are you hitting the level 6 marks? What do you do SPECIFICALLY to match one of them (or not match one of them).

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” ― Winston Churchill

“Power will accomplish much, but perseverance more.”  — William Scott Downey

Perseverance is as strong a tool as the ropes holding you up…

Art Foundations: Last day to Construct your Architecture

Disney’s LA Philharmonic Concert Hall. When do WE get to go? Want to visit VIRTUALLY? Click HERE.

Goals

  1. 6.3 use the principles and techniques of art as you might if you were an architect or urban designer.
  2. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures (how does YOUR building relate to today?)

Frank Gehry On TEAMWORK: Liquid architecture. It’s like jazz – you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it’s a way of – for me, it’s a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city.

How are the buildings you are creating DIFFERENT than the ones you live in and that exist around you? What is the PURPOSE of the architecture you are designing? What is successful? What needs change?

Advanced Drawing: Out into the Hallways with your LARGE PAPER and OIL PASTELS

Is your drawing going to have the same dynamic feel this one does?

Goals

  1. 3.2 apply ideas of perspective and oil pastel techniques use skill to solve visual challenges

What relationships have you been looking at in the drawing ? Tomorrow, what are you doing to cover the space and BE AWARE of the materials you are using? How are you struggling?

AP Studio Art: Adventures and Concentration #3

What is your plan for accomplishing the work in front of you? What was the challenge you had in the past week? What struggled? What soared? What will you have to do to adjust your working schedule? How’s Art and Fear coming along? I am beginning plans on the NEXT book – and this will be even MORE collaborative… Get into the BLOGGING if you haven’t already.

HELL HOLE? Click HERE for the NPR Station

Goals

  1. 1.2 How do your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use?
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork.

What is the strength of your narrative (adventure) work? What is the strength behind the concentration work and how does it fit into the larger body of work? SHARE with your neighbor of 2 or 3.

Roses are Red, Violets are blue, I laugh and I snort, and my arms are too short!

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

Oh, he must have a loved one to give flowers too. Sad that he can’t grab them from the ground. NEVER GIVE UP T-REX!

Art Foundations: Staircases

Check out these HEFTY stairs!

GOALS

  1. 1.2 create 2 point perspective staircase that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 processes you use

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB of two point perspective and the basics of the staircases.

Advanced Drawing: Hallway Drawing from Thumbnails to ROUGH

COLORS and OIL PASTELS… More than just an interior, so how are you going to make yours interesting too?

GOALS

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

What was the success in today’s drawing? What was the challenge? Back out tomorrow for ROUGH drawings POLISH the Thumbnails.

AP Studio Art: Concentration #2

Arneson used the same ideas in the portraits and images… what are you doing?

GOALS

  1. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your second work? What about your third and fourth works?