#LateStart #MidWeek #HumpDay #ArtDay

 Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”… for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Drawing: MUSIC and ART!

What kind of Kandinsky are YOU? http://b.vimeocdn.com/ts/142/541/142541478_640.jpg


  • Reflect: Learning to think and talk with others about an aspect of one’s work or working process, and learning to judge one’s own work and working process and the work of others.
  • What are the BEST things you have  come up with in this artwork?

Reflection: What did your FAVORITE part of this overall DEEP and difficult project? 

Studio Art 360: TEXTURE and COLLAGE! Let’s GO!

Max Ernst: Collage withg Flowers: 


  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • Think about your sketchbook drawing from yesterday… If you could include TEXTURE into the drawing – how do you feel you could? Where in the drawing CAN you? Where in the drawing WILL you?

Reflection: Write a ONE PARAGRAPH EXPLANATION about your work on the BACK of the collage. Describe how you used Frottage, Grattage, and Decalcomania in the work. 

AP Studio Art: Pencils…

Pencil Story on FREAKONOMICS – LISTEN HERE: http://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/freakonomics/#file=json/576159


Ooooo… PENCILS! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/e6/de/20/e6de20b914b7217bc6ad431f9531a7d7.jpg


  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • What is your NUMBER ONE PERSONAL GOAL for this drawing. Look at page 29 in your folder – do you want to think about habits of mind? 

Reflection: TWO DAYS LEFT – CRITIQUE and LETTER WRITING MONDAY – Huh? Yep. What was successful – 2 things that worked out – Think Elelments and Principles…

Advanced Drawing: 50 Sheets of Paper!

Anselm Kiefer: http://images.hallartfoundation.org/www_hallartfoundation_org/2013_Mass_MoCA_Anselm_Kiefer_Hall_Art_Foundation_052_copy0.jpg


  • Stretch & Explore: Learning to reach beyond one’s capacities, to explore playfully without a preconceived plan, and to embrace the opportunity to learn from mistakes.
  • Step back and LOOK – that’s it – LOOK… Wait… Wait… What do you see? WRITE DOWN WHAT YOU SEE. List it… List 5 things – one thing you are doing well.

Reflection: How are you stretching yourself with this drawing? What are 3 things you doing outside of your comfort zone? EXPLAIN!

#WorkWeek is HUGE Now – #LateWork?

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.”  —Og Mandino

What are you missing? Thursday is a good day to get it all in… http://enactusmans.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/too-late-1.jpg

Happy Youth Art Month:

Happy Birthday BALTHUS. Februsary 29, 1908 http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/images/standard/WebMedium/WebImg_000255/189088_3040483.jpg

Drawing: MUSIC and ART!


  • G: 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • What songs are you using to create your artwork and what is ONE things that STANDS OUT as OBVIOUS to connect the two works of art? 

Reflection: SHARE YOUR THEORY AND DRAWING WITH YOUR CLASSMATE – Last 5 Minutes – CONVERSATION and write down what you have learned from your classmate.

Studio Art 360: Sculpture and PAINT

A very different type of sculpture than we are working on. Cardboard nonetheless. http://www.evolo.us/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/ICON_5.jpg


  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • What more do you need to do in order to be done with the sculpting of the form and then resolve the form to add the paper mache for Wednesday (might be a work day)? 

Reflection: How do you feel the adding of the paper mache and color ENHANCES or MAKES THE WORK STRONGER than it was when it was just cardboard?  Use your art terms from the back wall or on page 29 in the folder.

AP Studio Art: 

Your Concentration… http://www.johnlund.com/Images/10284401107.jpg


  • 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 does your work for this week Re-Engage the ideas you have been using in the past while ALSO provide ideas of REVISION?.

Reflection: I try to get you to talk to one another and reflect. Look at each other’s work today and do that. Explain, listen, WRITE DOWN THOUGHTS for your own reflections. 

Advanced Drawing: 50 Sheets of Paper!

paper paper paper: https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/5876c-dscf7064.jpg


  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • What pages are you using to satisfy the 50 pages? What is your imagery? Why are you using what you are using?

Reflection: What did your discussions during the first part of class do for you as you discussed and explained your ideas for 50 pages of paper? Give 3 ideas you shared and will carry forward. 

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