Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – #That’sIt – #MakeArt

Art is the product of process. “Whether conceptual, experimental, emotional, or formal, the process you develop yields the image you produce. The materials you choose, the methods of production, and the sources of the images should all reflect the interests that command your attention. The process does not stop with each work completed. It is ongoing. The cumulative result of that process is a body of work.” Kit White 101 Things I Learned in Art School


Drawing: Eyes and Mouth

1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.

When you start out drawing the MOUTH… what do you start with? Why do you feel that you start with that facial feature?

Mouth and all it can say: http://d28mt5n9lkji5m.cloudfront.net/i/WaDX6VlZA2i.jpg
Mouth and all it can say: http://d28mt5n9lkji5m.cloudfront.net/i/WaDX6VlZA2i.jpg

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


Studio Art 360: Still Life – WAIT – Color Schemes and Sketchbooks

2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.

What do you feel is the value of practicing in a sketchbook? How can you see this as being a place that others (engineers, designers, architects, artists) might need as a valuable tool?

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COLOR SCHEMES and your choices for UNITY! https://i.pinimg.com/736x/74/78/8f/74788f4874bf8167c4e7ab7968531b7c–dark-site-dark-colors.jpg

Instructions for Color:

  • Begin by drawing out three 7” x 4” FORMAT BOXES on three pages in your sketchbook.
  • Divide your format box up by using 7 straight or curved lines. Do the same on the next two pages.
  • On the first page, use one color scheme (page 29 in your handbook) of watercolor paints and fill the spaces in.
  • On the second page, choose another color scheme and do the same.
  • Lastly, on the third page – use whatever colors you want.
  • When they are all dry – either define the lines with black sharpie marker (thick / thin / variety) or crayons that are of similar color scheme.
  • When you evaluate this assignment – consider the success of the works that have a specific color scheme in comparison to the one without a specific color scheme.

What is your favorite color scheme? Why does it work for you so well?


AP Studio Art: Crit yesterday – moving forward?

7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, time-frame, or culture.

What have you been doing to try and create a work of art inspired by the outside? Where do you see this drawing / artwork going? How are you using the materials from outside to make GREAT ART?

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James Turrell: Nature AS the art: http://skyspace.rice.edu/site_media/media/cache/2f/98/2f98a170074f3e2a60d93038c289dbed.png

What have you accomplished in this day of work? What do you need to get accomplished for FRIDAY when your CURRENT BREADTH work is due online?

Rice University and James Turrell – Installation.

#MidWeek #ArtDay – Let’s #MAKEART

Do you remember YOUR Freshman Open House? We have it again TONIGHT! The ART DEPARTMENT could use your help in promoting itself. Come DRAW, PAINT, WORK in the studio tonight from 5:30 – 8:00pm. Let Mr. Korb Know when you will be here. Sign up HERE!

What you must express in your drawing is not “what model you had,” but “what were your sensations,” and you select from what is visual of the model the traits that best express you. – Robert Henri

Drawing: Get to WORK – DRAW – FOCUS

TRANSPARENCY! http://tasupperschoolart.com/gallery/2011/drawing/105520/artwork/transparent_big.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • How are you ACTIVATING or THINKING about the background – negative space? As you have worked… what pencil have you been drawn to? Why? What has been easy about this project? More importantly – what was challenging? 

Reflection: What are three differences in your drawing techniques / skills you are finding as you are using DRAWING Pencils versus MECHANICAL or STANDARD #2 pencils?

Studio Art 360: FORM and EXAMPLES!

Hope and ART: https://rosenbaumcontemporary.com/imgs/exhibitions/Robert-Indiana-Exhibit-2.jpg

Goals:

  • 9.1P: Establish relevant criteria in order to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.
  • What are you doing in your composition to FULLY ACTIVATE the background? Shapes, Texture, Color, Lines, Circles? Allow yourself to EXPERIMENT!

Reflection: What is the strongest part of your artwork that you created this week? Use the ART TERMS you know

AP Studio Art: Work Of Art! 

OUTSIDE AS ART… James Turrell “Sky Space”…  http://skyspace.rice.edu/site_media/media/cache/2f/98/2f98a170074f3e2a60d93038c289dbed.png

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 have you been doing to try and create a work of art inspired by the outside? Where do you see this drawing / artwork going? How are you using the materials from outside to make GREAT ART?

Reflection: What have you accomplished in this day of work? What do you need to get accomplished for FRIDAY when your CURRENT BREADTH work is due online?

Advanced Drawing: 

http://www.utdallas.edu/~mel024000/pages/2D_Design/PaperBagDrawing/paperbagdraw.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Where do you see the ideas of preliminary works as being a strong help in the making of your art?
  • SARAH GRAHAM Website.

Reflection: Talk to your neighbor / partner about the potential meaning behind your work. What SKILLS are you hoping to / developing in this drawing? 

What is Art – How Do You See It?

What is Art? Agnes Martin “Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” Art In America (p.124, 1996)

Agnes Martin… What is ART to YOU? http://lisacongdon.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/agnes-martin_stars.jpg

Art Foundations:

Contour Line FACE! http://meghanhudak.com/img/face.jpg

Line Abstraction Artist Statements: virtultours.uws.edu.au/uwsartgallery/SomeoneHasToDrawTheLine

Goals:

  1. (5.3) Describe meaning of contour self-portraits by considering your line and attitude.
  2. (3.2) apply watercolor techniques to solve visual challenges (and define ideas for your portrait background).

What types of lines are you in favor of using? Where do you find it easiest to use the idea of contour line to represent the face / form? What sorts of pattern do you think you would like to recreate with the use of WATERCOLOR to represent YOU? Share with your classmates.

Drawing

How do we look at and then talk about art? http://www.clarksvilleonline.com/wp-content/gallery/art-walk-november-2009/img_7820.jpg

http://gurneyjourney.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-to-criticize.html

Goals:

  1. Demonstrate a sound understanding of Collaboration and Critiquing, Google Drive (cloud storage), and the HOW TO!
  2. (2.1.4) form criticism about Still Life that works to demonstrate one’s understanding of value, composition, observation.

What have you taken from the critique first steps that we have begun?

AP Studio Art

Sky Space – Earth Art! http://skyspace.rice.edu/site_media/media/cache/2f/98/2f98a170074f3e2a60d93038c289dbed.png

http://skyspace.rice.edu/

Goals:

  1. demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.

What have you accomplished in this day of work? What do you need to get accomplished for FRIDAY when your CURRENT BREADTH work is due online?