I got rhythm, I got music, I got my art class, who could ask for anything more?

“What difference does it make whether you’re looking at a photograph or looking at a still life in front of you? You still have to look.”

– Chuck Close!

Regardless of WHAT you are drawing or what you are looking at… make sure that you keep looking!

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Advanced Drawing: Let’s continue working on the drawings. Give yourself a bit of time to THINK about what you are doing.

 

How are you combining the visuals that you have chosen into one strong and moving artwork?

GOALS:

  1. 2.4 compare different points of view regarding composition and meaning in artwork
  2. 2.5 defend personal evaluations

What has been your most successful are of this drawing today?

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Art Foundations: Pattern – Chapter 8. Let’s draw out some variations and versions of patterns that we see.

  

GOALS:

  1. (5.3) Describe meaning of artwork by analyzing technique and use of line AND pattern.
  2. (3.2) apply patterns and line to solve visual challenges.

What kinds of Pattern are you drawn to? What is your favorite type of pattern?

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AP Studio Art: Plant Drawings – How are things going? Jim Dine – Self-Portrait on the WallVideo!

How are you using COLOR or Value to tie it all together?

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with (1.1.3) an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.
  2. (2.3) create artworks that solve visual challenges and (2.2) evaluate the effectiveness of artworks.

What materials have you used today? How are you using COLOR or VALUE or WHAT ELSE to tie it all together?

What would the future you say to your current self? Let’s listen to Chuck Close!

“What difference does it make whether you’re looking at a photograph or looking at a still life in front of you? You still have to look.”

– Chuck Close

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Do any of you have cowboy boots, women’s size 10, that my daughter could borrow for Wednesday? I’d need them Tuesday and will return them Thursday. Thanks.

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Advanced Drawing: Continue to work on the Paper Bag / Figure Drawing?

Bags… How’s the Dark? How’s the light? how’s the composition?
and… what are you doing to incorporate your figure?

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well

  2. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use

What did you take away from the drawing today? What are you succeeding with?

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Art Foundations: Portrait, Chapter 1: Lesson 3…

What types of Lines did this artist use in her Self-Portrait? Talk to your neighbors about it.

GOALS:

  1. (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the technique of contour line.
  2. (1.4.1) Create and solve visual problems using analysis of the shape and form of the face.

What was the most fun part of dealing with contours? If you were to describe yourself in terms of lines, what lines would you use? Where are you successful in the contour drawings? Share the images with your classmates and discuss the success and failures.

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AP Studio Art: Plant Drawings and self evaluation and Jim Dine – Self-Portrait on the Wall Video

Questions to Consider for Online / Digital Self-Evaluation: CLICK HERE

MAGAZINE ARTICLE Example: Korb Magazine Article

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with (1.1.3) an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

What materials have you used today? How are the projects coming along? What do you need to be doing tomorrow to make STRONG headway?

What is the challenge you find in drawing… especially when you you can’t pick up your pencil?

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog

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Advanced Drawing: Continue to design a paper bag drawing – subject matter and meaning

How dis this artist use the space? How did they create figure ground relationships?

Goals:

  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork.

What did you see in your neighbor’s drawings that were successful / needed work? Why do you feel the POP artists chose to pursue the EVERYDAY object to base their body of work on? Share your thoughts with the class.

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Art Foundations: Chapter 1 – What is Art?

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Goals:

  1. Work on (1.1.1, 3) applying media and techniques with skill and awareness (HOW you are using line?)

What emotions have you chosen to represent yourself? Why? What variety of lines do you hope to use in the process of creating your self-portraits.

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AP Studio Art: Jim Dine Video – Self Portrait on the Wall, Plant Drawings, PACE GALLERY SITE

Multiple papers make this drawing up. What challenges might you have from using multiple pieces of paper? What might you gain from the experience? How MIGHT it change how you feel about the making of art?

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with (1.1.3) an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value

What materials have you used today? How have you decided to arrange your composition? What are the elements you are looking at using / focusing on?

May 31, 2013 – Friday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

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Art Foundations: It is time to clean… Yesterday proved that without me, and without a VERY specific set of GOALS for your PERSONAL LEARNING – you have no need to study and all the time in the world to clean. GREAT!

Job List is HERE!

GOALS:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines.

Looking through your binders, thinking about the projects, looking at your notes… what are the aspects of the course that you are still struggling to grasp. Take the last 7 minutes to work with your neighbors and discuss the challenges that you are still having.

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DRAWING: Out into the hallways and DRAW – Project DUE on EXAM DAY along with the ONLINE – GOOGLE DOCUMENT Rubric. Let me know if you are having troubles!

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks (YOU AND COLLABORATOR – FORMATIVE TONIGHT ON GOOGLE DRIVE)

What have you got to do in order to really wrap this up as an A+ Execution, A+ Composition, A+ Character, and A+ Critique (that will be the final exam grade – – CRITIQUE)? Some of your HALLWAY choices (socializing) are getting in the way of your accomplishing the A+ goals.

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AP Studio Art: Clean the room – Update your final – Gather your Artwork… What else have you got to accomplish?

GOALS:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines.

What has been your FAVORITE project this year? What has been your LEAST favorite project this year? What can I do to make the course better, stronger, more APish?

May 30, 2013 – Thursday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

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Art Foundations: Collage and Gel / Matte Medium – How is it going?

Alexander Calder – Painting – What did CALDER do that we also learned about? 1 million points to the first person who can e-mail me: fjkorb@gmail.com.

GOALS:

  1. 1.3 communicate your thoughts on social topics clearly
  2. 1.4.3 evaluation [formative critique]

What techniques did you come up with to resolve the issues you might have had with this artwork, In 5 sentences… what are your thoughts about ABSTRACT ART and COMMUNICATING PERSONAL MESSAGES?

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Drawing: Hallway Drawing Time – Make sure you are documenting your image as it progresses. This is a HUGE WORK DAY! Make the most of it! Do not forget to work on the FINAL EXAM document.

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well

What did you do today that brought the work to a place where you can understand what is going to happen? How can you continue this forward movement tomorrow? Are you using your time wisely in the hall?

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AP Studio Art: Show comes down today and we are CLEANING!

GOALS:

  1. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines

What was your FAVORITE artwork of art this year? What was your favorite PROJECT? Why?

May 29, 2013 – Wednesday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

Even a great big tree starts with a seed. Look deep within your challenges and find the seed to its solution.

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  • l hour: 7:25 – 8:02
  • 2 hour: 8:07- 8:46
  • 3 hour: 8:51 – 9:28
  • 4 hour: 9:33 – 10:10
  • Assembly: 10:15- 10:48
  • 5A Lunch: 10:48am- 11:16
  • 5B Lunch: 11:16 – 11:43
  • 5C Lunch: 11:43-12:10
  • 6 hour: 12:15-1:02
  • 7 hour: 1:07-1:54
  • 8 hour: 1:59-2:46

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Art Foundations: Mixed Media Collage, golden rectangle, perfect proportions, perfect placement, compositions – How are you doing? NO SKETCHES THIS WEEK! (Unless you want one more for extra credit – BUT – it has to be 100% or it does not get accepted).

Max Ernst – Retrospective at the Fondation Beyeler – Switzerland
Home – Switzerland Max Ernst Retropective

GOALS:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.
  2. 1.1 apply paint, crayon, through collage and incorporating various texture making processes, with 1.1.3 an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

How have you decided to represent the ideas and feelings you hold true? Has it been successful? Was it worth the task of creating this abstract work?

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Drawing: Hallways and Observation – What is your object? How can you use the many skills we have developed and build that drawing to be your most successful one yet?

Jim Dine and his Single Objects – Look at the VALUES and FIGURE / GROUND relationships!

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks (YOU AND COLLABORATOR – FORMATIVE TONIGHT ON GOOGLE DRIVE)

What did you do today that brought the work to a place where you can understand what is going to happen? How can you continue this forward movement tomorrow? Are you using your time wisely in the hall?

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AP Studio Art: en Plein Air – weather permitting – FINAL EXAM is RIGHT HERE!

Impression Sunrise – Oil on Canvas – Claude Monet – Father of Impressionism

GOALS:

  1.  1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use.

Drawing – I don’t care what your chosen field of making art is – is essential to the creative process… with it, what did you accomplish today? What are the troubles you are having working outside? Working in materials that you may not be familiar with or comfortable with?

May 28, 2013 – Tuesday

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peale

Even a great big tree starts with a seed. Look deep within your challenges and find the seed to its solution.

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Art Foundations: Mixed Media Collage, golden rectangle, perfect proportions, perfect placement, compositions – How are you doing? NO SKETCHES THIS WEEK! (Unless you want one more for extra credit – BUT – it has to be 100% or it does not get accepted).

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.

What is the social topic that you feel is important enough to make an artwork about? How are you using the abstract work to create your image to successfully express your ideas?

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Drawing: Hallway drawings and Gesso of the board – a portion of it. Intro to the FINAL Crit! Last projects crit. was due TODAY!

Jim Dine – Heck of a guy.

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GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.2 confidence 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks

How have you been able to do A LOT of work in one day that you may not have been able to in the past? How have you been able to improve your drawing and idea skills more in the past year than you have in the past?

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AP Studio Art: Plein Air Drawings – Final Exam Instructions – FINAL EXAM is RIGHT HERE!

Ok… now is where all that editing comes to use. TOMORROW!

GOALS:

  1. 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas
  2. Stand behind the meaning and creation of your work.

How did the art exhibition go? What were questions that came up? How were you able to discuss the work, eat, drink, and be a real part of the process? how did the exhibition and conversation about your work make you feel?

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