Field Trip #Tuesday – A+ Effort and Attitude Again! Thank you!

“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

This is a STARTING POINT! Use Sighting In – ANGLES!!! 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.
  • Change of plans so we can get all the different materials done this year… What are two things that you think are going to be challenging in creating a SUCCESSFUL and INTERESTING image of the high school hallways? 

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

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

What can you do with COLOR, SHAPE, PATTERN, REPETITION? http://www.beveragedaily.com/var/plain_site/storage/images/publications/food-beverage-nutrition/beveragedaily.com/processing-packaging/perrier-goes-pop-art-with-andy-warhol-bottles/8391874-3-eng-GB/Perrier-goes-pop-art-with-Andy-Warhol-bottles_strict_xxl.png

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • FOUR weeks into sketchbooks – what are you accomplishing with the TOOLS of drawing that you have struggled on in the previous sketches – or what are you doing better in this week’s class work that you can put into your sketchbook assignment

Reflection / Evaluation: How can you look at the CAN or BOTTLE to really make it your own? 2 things… What are 2 things you can do? DON’T JUST COPY IT! Do you have to continue working on it so that it is FINISHED for NEXT TUESDAY?

PS: HOLD ONTO YOUR SKETCHBOOKS UNTIL TOMORROW! Thanks

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

What are the ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES that this artist was thinking about? WHY http://cdn.playbuzz.com/cdn/f3670bb4-1ccf-4ad7-9501-785ed5accb8a/f3a85d80-8028-486d-8262-4a0dddbaec13.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.
  • What do you think of when I ask you about the ELEMENTS of Art? What about when you are asked about the Principles of Design? Write out 3 things you think in your GOALS page. NOW… when done… one member of the class at the board – What ARE the ELEMENTS? What ARE the PRINCIPLES? Write them out on the Chalkboard. Are there OTHER things you think of when it comes to ART? 3 columns…

Reflection / Evaluation: What was so difficult about SIMPLIFYING the ideas down to ONE ELEMENT and ONE PRINCIPLE? 2 or 3 ideas about why it was so difficult.

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

I have SEEN THIS ONE IN THE BUILDING! http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/kandinsky/kandinsky.comp-4.jpg

Goals:

  • 8.1Ac: Identify types of contextual information useful in the process of constructing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works.
  • Describe to your neighbor how YOUR WORK OF ART reflects the music you are inspired by? As you develop the ideas of KANDINSKY – Are you approaching your work as a der blaue reiter or as a member of the BAUHAUS? Explain! How would you label this work by Kandinsky? Simple / Melodic? Impression? Improvisation? Composition? der Blaue Reiter? Bauhaus?

Reflection / Evaluation:  Are you successful in the communication of your ideas? Write out 3 reasons to back up your successes.

#FinallyFriday – What a #FastWeek

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” —Robert H. Schuller

Painting and Advanced Painting: Crit in the Gallery!

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Goals:

  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • What challenges did you see in yesterday’s drawings of the cityscapes? Discuss this with a neighbor and WRITE DOWN the struggles you shared. (2 of them).

Reflection / Evaluation: How do you see the discussion of the works as adding to the process of CREATING the artwork? If you do NOT see the benefit of an oral critique… WHY? If you do… WHY TOO?

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

Here they are again… Let’s Talk today. http://labrouge.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/due-inglesi-al-mambo-studio-of-giorgio-morandi-bologna-labrouge.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • QUIETLY go to the gallery and bring your sculpture back to the classroom – then sit down in complete silence. 1 minute! Take a LONG HARD LOOK at your object in front of you. What is happening with the FIGURE? The GROUND? The POSITIVE SPACE? The NEGATIVE SPACE?

Reflection / Evaluation: How did the THUMBNAILS go today? What do you see yourself doing VERY WELL in this composition? 3 things to talk about – Give yourself 3 examples.

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

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Goals:

  • 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.
  • REFLECT ON THE FOLLOWING and WRITE UP A 7 MINUTE RESPONSE: What are the Ideas / Concept / Content? What’s it about? What’s it look like you are talking about? What is the Imagery and  Subject Matter? What are the Techniques / Process you went through? How did your sketchbook or PAST DRAWING / MARK MAKING / ART MAKING EXPERIENCES help you? What is the reference and how did you USE IT? What’s it look like?

Reflection / Evaluation: What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the oral crit.?

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

Wassily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866 – 1944) On White II (Auf Weiss II), 1923 Oil on canvas 41 5/16 × 38 9/16 in. Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris Gift of Mrs. Nina Kandinsky in 1976 AM 1976-855 © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI/ Georges Meguerditchian / Dist.RMN-GP © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • Come up to the carpet – ALL OF YOU! Sit and listen to my reading and while I am speaking – draw out the ideas of SIMPLE and COMPLEX compositions – illustrate the ideas Kandinsky was writing about. Which COMPOSITION idea are you sticking to? Are you going with the SIMPLE (Melodic) or COMPLEX (Symphonic) idea? Explain how you are doing this. 

Reflection / Evaluation: What is the DOMINANT SHAPE / FORM / COLOR you are using in the work? How is this HELPING?

#Thursday in the #ArtRoom – #Values

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” —Robert H. Schuller

Painting and Advanced Painting: Crit in the Gallery!

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Goals:

  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • What was helpful about 1) seeing your work from a distance and 2) hearing what others thought about the work you created?

Reflection / Evaluation: How do you see the discussion of the works as adding to the process of CREATING the artwork? If you do NOT see the benefit of an oral critique… WHY? If you do… WHY TOO?

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

Mrs. Davis… Please share this video with each class… I hope this works.

Love the ACTUAL OBJECTS! http://labrouge.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/due-inglesi-al-mambo-studio-of-giorgio-morandi-bologna-labrouge.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • Take a LONG HARD LOOK at your VALUES and then onto the grid drawing… What is happening with the FIGURE? The GROUND? The POSITIVE SPACE? The NEGATIVE SPACE? How does dealing with the background HELP the entire COMPOSITION?

Reflection / Evaluation: What SKILLS have you developed that will HELP you create a SUCCESSFUL drawing from your sculpture? Give 3 NEW or NEWLY REFINED skills and EXPLAIN!

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

Jim Dine PLANTS – What’s similar to yours? What’s REALLY different? How’s he activated the background? http://loh.loswego.k12.or.us/brinkk/images/drawing%20and%20painting/jimedineplant/149_4922.JPG

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation: What did you take away from the feedback from your classmates today? Write down 1 or two things your classmates gave you that is BENEFICIAL and helps you REFLECT on your ARTWORK.

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

Kandinsky and his work http://newintelligentsia.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Avantgardefound-kandinsky-1915-Objective-Composition-503.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.
  • What color schemes are you considering using n this work? What colors seems to fit the SONG you are thinking of? What shapes are you thinking of?

Reflection / Evaluation:  What NEW ideas can you EXPRESS about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you created today? TOMORROW – SONGS! Come to class PREPARED with your MUSIC and HEADPHONES in HAND (ear).

#Homecoming is over… Back to #Art!

 

Painting and Advanced Painting: PAINTING – WRAP IT UP!

YUM – COOKIES! http://unearthedcomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Unearthed-CritiquingCookie-1311-1-web.jpg

Goals:

  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • Critique with the AP Studio Art Class – As an individual, what do you think you are going to struggle with the most in today’s (and tomorrow – and maybe Wednesday’s) Critique.

Reflection / Evaluation: 1) What might you do differently NEXT time you stretch a piece of paper to AVOID the challenges of squaring up the paper in the final step? 2) What difficulties did you have today in the REMOVAL of the watercolor painting from the board?

Studio Art 360: Boxes/ Sculpture / Paper Mache

VALUE is GREAT! http://artamaze.wordpress.com/category/still-life-2/page/10/

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • What are THREE areas in your use of value from your SKETCHBOOK assignments that YOU feel are in need of SINCERE attention?

Reflection / Evaluation: Look back on the THREE areas of improvement, how did you do? Choose one and write 3 sentences about the success or failure! TURN in your WORKSHEETS!

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

How’s Dine’s Work Looking to you? http://s3.amazonaws.com/pace-production/images/installation_photos/3806/feature/open-uri20120909-28288-aw0gwp.?1347228910

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation: What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the written crit.

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

Lots to READ – Kandinsky Color Theory. http://img2.mappio.com/ewant/kandinsky-color-theory-4170-Large.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 using geometric shapes in your life? How do you relate meaning to them? What are some shapes that are dominant in your life?

Reflection / Evaluation: What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you were creating?

#Green and #White #Friday of #SpiritWeek

goooOOOO Waterford!
goooOOOO Waterford!

PEP Assembly Schedule

  • 1 – 7:25 AM – 8:00 AM
  • 2 – 8:05 AM – 8:40 AM
  • 3 – 8:45 AM – 9:20 AM
  • 4 – 9:25 AM – 10:00 AM
  • 6 – 10:05 AM – 10:40 AM
  • 5A – 10:45 AM – 11:10 AM
  • 5B – 11:15 AM – 11:40 AM
  • 5C – 11:45 AM – 12:10 PM
  • 7 – 12:15 PM – 12:50 PM
  • 8 – 12:55 PM – 1:30 PM

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

Painting and Advanced Painting: PAINTING – WRAP IT UP!

How might her WATERCOLORS have led her to this “From the RIVER” OIL PAINTING? http://www.okeeffemuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/from-the-river-pale-909-1200×1604.jpg

Goals:

  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • Knowing we are critiquing on MONDAY – I will NOT assign a WRITTEN critique for this painting – ALSO KNOW IT IS HOMECOMING WEEKEND and I am gracious and understanding – What do you need to be REALLY focused on TODAY to WRAP THIS PAINTING UP? How is this collage / painting using traditional and contemporary ideas in the 1) Composition and 2) Techniques? – 5 Minute SELF – EVALUATION today… this will / can be used to FURTHER your thoughts on MONDAY and TUESDAY! In addition… What is the TITLE of your work? Using a blank page in your sketchbook – write out one brief paragraph that discusses the SOCIAL TOPIC, WHY it is important to you, 3 things (or more) in the painting help to explain that, 2 things you are PLEASED with, and 1 thing you would like to improve on for next time. THIS IS YOUR EXIT TICKET TODAY!

Reflection / Evaluation: Monday Crit – What 3 things stood out with O’Keefe’s work as you looked it over this week?

Studio Art 360: Boxes/ Sculpture / Paper Mache

SCULPTURE GARDEN! What would YOUR drawing look like in a sculpture garden? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/70/Sengkang_Sculpture_Park_6,_Nov_05.JPG

Goals:

  • 9.1P: Establish relevant criteria in order to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.
  • Looking at the forms you created – what is the STRONGEST / MOST SUCCESSFUL aspect of your sculpture? WHY? What is the WEAKEST / LEAST SUCCESSFUL aspect of your sculpture? WHY?

Reflection / Evaluation: What form was the most challenging for you to create with the DRAWING or the CARDBOARD? Why do you feel that was the biggest challenge? Use the ART TERMS that you know (Form, Shape, Effort, Execution…)

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

How are you mixing your media? ARE YOU? Are you beginning to think about the composition? Do you NEED to? http://mhsartgallerymac.wikispaces.com/file/view/mid-summer.jpg/247110137/mid-summer.jpg

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation: How did having conversation with your classmates about the processes / materials that you are using give you different ways, new ideas about the work you are making?

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

Lots to READ – Kandinsky Color Theory. http://img2.mappio.com/ewant/kandinsky-color-theory-4170-Large.jpg
Several Circles – What are your FEELINGS about this work? Let’s TALK about it and then READ about the colors from Kandinsky’s point of view. http://web.guggenheim.org/exhibitions/kandinsky/images/several_circles.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 using geometric shapes in your life? How do you relate meaning to them? What are some shapes that are dominant in your life? 

Reflection / Evaluation: What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you were creating?

#Gesture in the #Morning, #Clayworks in the #Afternoon (and Morning too) #YAM

Happy Youth Art Month: New brain research shows that art promotes creativity, social development, and self-worth. For more information visit http://www.thriveart.com/facts

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

GESTURE – Let’s DRAW! http://www.learn-to-draw-lessons.com/images/gesture-standing.gif

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What are three things that you you struggle with when it comes to the idea of the FIGURE?

Of the images you drew today… what is the most successful one – WHY is it strong?

You can access it HERE today – otherwise go to the top of our page – use the DROP DOWN MENU – Hover over AP Sstudio Art – and select the AP LOGIN 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

MANIFESTO! Let’s write a MANIFESTO! http://chrismullaney.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/bauhaus-manifesto.jpg CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO READ THE MANIFESTO – Or HERE!

Goals:

  •  2.3Ad: Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people’s lives.
  • What did YESTERDAY do for the development of the drawing? What are three STRONG aspects of your idea that you see coming along?

What is the ONE thing that really says “This is the movement in architecture that I am working into this building!” (and then what is that movement?)

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Using Google Presentation together – HERE. TODAY is the day we will finish.

Your DRAWINGS are HERE

FACES – but we’re probably wrapping up the presentation today anyway… Let’s draw a facial feature anyway. http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3060/2605312538_01f09a2356.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • When it comes to drawing the FACE, what features do you have the hardest time with?  Why do you think that you have the hardest time with that feature?

What are the least successful aspect of the facial features that you drew out today? What do you feel makes them LEAST successful? Is it the same as you though in the beginning of the class?

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Confederate soldiers on horseback! http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01403/Confederates-Stone_1403424i.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What are THREE things you know about the PROPER use of clay in the CLASSROOM?

What are three challenges you see translating your collage into the ceramic Bas Relief Sculpture? 

#NewIdeas in the #ArtStudio in the #21stCentury

Happy Youth Art Month: Students who study art are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement. For more information visit http://www.thriveart.com/facts

AP Studio Art: Online and Statement

UPLOADING images to the AP SITE… http://ak1.picdn.net/shutterstock/videos/1383043/preview/stock-footage-uploading-computer-screen-graphic-animation.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Online challenges – how are you hitting the mark with your ONLINE statement OR how are you falling a bit short? Let’s get the computers up and running before you answer these questions..

How do you get to the AP Website that allows you to work on ALL OF THIS BY YOURSELF? If you forget… how can you remember?

You can access it HERE today – otherwise go to the top of our page – use the DROP DOWN MENU – Hover over AP Sstudio Art – and select the AP LOGIN 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer and people… http://bauhaus-online.de/files/imagecache/480h/bilder/bild_1__schlemmer_gelaender_0.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.
  • Of the drawings you have developed – How are you seeing the LARGER IDEAS of the redesign of the building helping you to create a STRONG interior drawing? Perspective is going to be VERY important here! ALSO – Looking at Oskar Schlemmer’s works – notice his use of the FIGURE – You will be incorporating that style / that idea of A figure – multiple figures – into your drawing. I recommend that you figure it out in the THUMBNAIL first.

What do you need to do to your drawing from today to get into the OIL PASTELS by Wednesday? This will be DUE TWO WEEKS FROM TODAY!

Wonderfully tight drawings of the BAUHAUS – no oil pastels here but GREAT studies! https://m1.behance.net/rendition/modules/52401949/disp/5b4bd8e712d3ee6295548fab7cadd0cc.jpg

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images. INTRO to ARTIST STATEMENT HERE!

Using Google Presentation together – HERE. Monday is the day we start… tuesday we will finish (unless we are done today). Log in and pay attention.

Kandinsky in the studio – we’re done in the studio and it is time to UPLOAD!!! Are you ready to TYPE? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/46/3e/aa/463eaa78c26e9402afe875bd79008723.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.2Ac: Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.
  • What did you take away from the KANDINSKY / BAUHAUS / der Blau Reider project? How can you see using these skills, understanding, knowledge in the future of your artmaking career?

What did writing about your image / ideas do to help you understand the ideas you were trying to communicate VISUALLY?

Studio Art 360: Collage WRAP UP!

BAS RELIEF Sculpture… http://www.inetours.com/DC/images/WarMems/WWII-bas-relief_2350.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.
  • What are you seeing about your collage as being a NEW skill / a NEW understanding / a NEW technique that you might take into the future of your art making toolbox?

What is the ONE area of the collage that you see yourself as carrying into the BAS RELIEF Sculpture? How do you hope to see this as carrying the SOCIAL COMMENTARY forward? 

#Pablo #Picasso and his #LadiesOfTheNight! #WOAH

Happy Youth Art Month: Picasso’s breakthrough into Cubism Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, 1907 spent a good portion of its early life rolled up in Picasso’s studio, largely unseen for 37 years! Now a prized part of Art History.

Les Demoiselle d’ Avignon!
Shane Koyczan – Ted Talks http://www.ted.com/talks/shane_koyczan_to_this_day_for_the_bullied_and_beautiful

AP Studio Art: Critique and then…

Critique Thyself Artists! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/50cdc-artcritic.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • How has this last concentration worked for you? While I am a GOOD voice in the conversation – I’d like you five to do a REALLY strong CRIT of your CURRENT 3 works in DIRECT COMPARISON to your FIRST 3 works (or the earliest set you can find

You had a lot to think about today… What did you take a away?  

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus

Bauhaus to Our House – Perhaps you remember Kandinsky? This is where he taught and the lessons you learned were used in this school. Start from ZERO! http://www.iainclaridge.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/bauhaus_dessau.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.3Ad: Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people’s lives.
  • What aspects of perspective are giving you a challenge? We are going to look more carefully at the BAUHAUS and how they used design.

ASSIGNMENT TONIGHT! FIND 5 examples of BAUHAUS Architecture – Wite out 5 words for each to describe them – How will this homework  help YOU understand the ideas of BAUHAUS design?

Drawing: Oil Pastels!

How did Kandinsky get from HERE to where YOU are? http://dossierjournal.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/kandinskycolorfullife.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.4 evaluate and interpret your art for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context and 4.4.3 meanings showing understanding
  • What were the similarities and differences in your ideas and Kandinsky’s

What are your STRONGEST successes with today’s drawing? 

By The Way… Share your STILL LIFE DRAWINGS by visiting them HERE.

Kandinsky at MAM – HERE

Studio Art 360: Romare Bearden and Social Commentary

Bearden’s collage from MoMA. http://www.moma.org/collection_images/resized/888/w500h420/CRI_210888.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What are the textures you are hoping to work into your collage (remember that this will be translated into a SCULPTURE)?

How is the collage coming along? What is ONE VERY SUCCESSFUL aspect to the work SO FAR? What is one area you are having a CHALLENGE with?

#Texture in the #Studio – #Symbolism in our #Art

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

AP Studio Art: CRIT!

Concentration and BRIDGING THE GAP between the three works! https://pineappley.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/photo-23.jpg

Goals:

  • 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.
  • As you reflect on these three works, what are you considering for your next three works? This is important as you continue to look at the development of your larger body of works – the ENTIRE portfolio… not just each grouping of 3.

We’re going to create one more SOLID SET of CONCENTRATION WORKS. Think about the FIRST works you created and the LAST work we just finished critiquing. WHERE have you TRULY GROWN in the development of your work? 

Advanced Drawing: 1 more day… Composition and Meaning of a PAPER BAG.

https://embellishedbyjules.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/2803540993_1e742ac510.jpeg

Goals:

  • 2.3Ad: Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people’s lives.
  • This is the LAST DAY to work… What is the NUMBER ONE and the NUMBER TWO thing you are going to work on to WRAP IT UP today?

A GREAT day of drawing on Friday – Time got away from us… What worked today and HOW are you going to RESOLVE the work for Wednesday’s CRIT?  

Drawing: Oil Pastels!

I have seen this one in the halls at WUHS. http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/kandinsky/kandinsky.comp-4.jpg

Goals:

  • 8.1Ac: Identify types of contextual information useful in the process of constructing interpretations of an artwork or collection of works.
  • Describe to your neighbor how YOUR WORK OF ART reflects the music you are inspired by? As you develop the ideas of KANDINSKY – Are you approaching your work as a der blaue reiter or as a member of the BAUHAUS? Explain!

Are you successful in the communication of your ideas? Write out 3 reasons to back up your successes. 

By The Way… Share your STILL LIFE DRAWINGS by visiting them HERE.

Kandinsky at MAM – HERE

Studio Art 360: Collage and Symbolism

Symbolism and Texture? http://uploads0.wikipaintings.org/images/max-ernst/the-entire-city-1935.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you find comforting? What Textures do you find discomforting?

What was your favorite way of gathering textures today? How do you see being able to use them tomorrow in the ONE DAY COLLAGE experience based on MAX ERNST’s works.

#Thumbnail #Drawings, #DoYouEverFeelLikeAPlasticBag? or a #PaperBag?

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

AP Studio Art: Concentration!

Goals:

  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making (Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.)
  • What images have you made photographs of so far? What images have you yet to make photographs of? Is this taking you long? We are going to learn UPLOADING soon… hope you are READY.

What have been the problems that you had today with the editing of the images? Can you do this on your own? Do we need one more day in the lab to work? FRIDAY…

Advanced Drawing:Discussion of Composition and Meaning.

Ah – The PAPER bag – What does an OPEN bag mean? What does a CLOSED bag mean? What do your bags mean? http://chriseddins.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/paperbagstilllife-300×225.jpg AND http://www.micahsparker.com/images/mannequin.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.A: What skills do you feel you are able to be falling back onto as you move into this drawing?

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

Drawing: Color and Shape and MEANING!

By The Way… Share your STILL LIFE DRAWINGS by visiting them HERE.

How do you READ these Shapes in your mind? What do they MEAN? http://littleguyintheeye.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/shapes-in-nature.jpg

Goals:

  •  2.3Ac: Redesign an object, system, place, or design in response to contemporary issues.
  • How are you using geometric shapes in your life? How do you relate meaning to them? What are some shapes that are dominant in your life?

What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and Shape in the art you were creating?

Studio Art 360: Develop Compositions for Final Drawing.

How about this for Still Life images? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/e3b27-stilllifepottery.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.1P: Analyze, select, and curate artifacts and/or artworks for presentation and preservation.
  • What are THREE types of compositions you can think of that you might want to try and create for your final drawing?

What are the three best things you are working on with this drawing so far? 

How about COMPOSITIONS? Looking for ideas? Let’s Look HERE!

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