#Monday – This is the #LastWeekOfSchool (Full week that is)!

Speaking about Art... Mid Crit. http://www.uarts.edu/sites/default/files/imagecache/audience_slide/images/fineartcrit.jpg

“A dream only becomes overrated when not pursued by the dreamer.” ― Courtney Hickman


PLEIN AIR ART CLASS: Summer Opportunities – Plein Air and Printmaking!

Summer Plein Air Art - Taliesin - Frank Lloyd Wright - Spring Green, WI
Summer Plein Air Art – Taliesin – Frank Lloyd Wright – Spring Green, WI Images of Field Trip HERE.

ALL LATE WORK IS DUE FRIDAY – No Exceptions! Period.


Drawing: MidCrit and Shadows

Goals: 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 is your FIRST thought as you put your work up in front of yourself?

Speaking about Art... Mid Crit. http://www.uarts.edu/sites/default/files/imagecache/audience_slide/images/fineartcrit.jpg
Speaking about Art… Mid Crit. http://www.uarts.edu/sites/default/files/imagecache/audience_slide/images/fineartcrit.jpg

What difficulties are you having with about this project? What have you learned and what are you going to take into the next stage of the work?


Studio Art 360: Printing Plates and KIKI SMITH

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

Today we are FINISHING our CARAN D’ACHE Crayons and a printing plates. What are three things you want to work on to wrap it up for the day / assignment?

Using plastic printing plates, draw with the crayons to fill the plastic plate, don;t go light, but don’t go heavy. MEDIUM PRESSURE. G: Once again… What do you need to do in order to be ready to print TOMORROW? Are you done with the crayon drawing?


Advanced Drawing: Edward Hopper and Frida Kahlo

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 is your FIRST thought as you put your work up in front of yourself? N: MID CRIT: ORAL CRITIQUE.

Speaking about Art... Mid Crit. http://www.uarts.edu/sites/default/files/imagecache/audience_slide/images/fineartcrit.jpg
Speaking about Art… Mid Crit. http://www.uarts.edu/sites/default/files/imagecache/audience_slide/images/fineartcrit.jpg

What difficulties are you having with about this project? What have you learned and what are you going to take into the next stage of the work?


AP Studio Art: Gallery Installation

AP Art Show Nametags – Make a copy of this into your folder.

4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.

How many works do you have ready for your exhibit? Let’s get things in there and ready to OPEN the show tomorrow!  Is your Artist Statement available?

What are you satisfied with in regards to your show? Take a look as a group and let’s reflect.

 

#Welcome Back #Artists! Happy #Monday.

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Drawing: Nests – Mid Crit coming up!

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.

Look at your pair of drawings – What are your thoughts about your techniques / compositions?

The warmth of a birds nest! http://unschoolrules.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/found-bird-nest.jpg
The warmth of a birds nest! http://unschoolrules.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/found-bird-nest.jpg

What are you happiest with in regard to your drawings? What are the lessons learned as you create a series of works versus one at a time?

 

Studio Art 360: Mid Crit – Still Life.

G: 8.1P: Interpret an artwork or collection of works, supported by relevant and sufficient evidence found in the work and its various contexts.

As you examine this work of art, what are the larger SKILLS you have developed in the process?

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Process over Product: https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg

As artists, we are in it for the process of MAKING ART, not necessarily worrying about the finished product. How do you feel about the idea of  PROCESS versus PRODUCT? 

Advanced Drawing: 50SoP

G: 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.

What did the three days away for this drawing do for you when you step back and LOOK at your drawing? Write out and ELABORATE on your drawing as a FIRST IMPULSE.

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Many Sheets of Paper – 50 Sheets of PAper? First Thoughts? http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-cQv0HSOeTp0/Ugd2QyKwNOI/AAAAAAAAC1g/6-N49wXTSF4/s1600/DSCF1535.JPG

REVIEW your group conversation notes from last week thursday – What is something that stood out to you today and you were able to focus on? Elaborate on the thought.

 

AP Studio Art: Concentration Mid Crit

G: 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.

What makes these NEW and INNOVATIVE? Give yourself a 3 bullet point list for the works.

AP Concentration:
AP Concentration:

You have been working ON YOUR OWN with NEW CONCENTRATION works – how have you help these works have demonstrated your sense of GROWTH? THIS WEEK – ASSIGNMENT – YOU will address your two questions about the concentration AND make sure that BY MONDAY your website is up to speed with 1) Questions Answered with NEW works in mind and 2) Images are uploaded – Art and Fear images AND the Outsider Art Images. Lots to do – Edit and Make Professional!

 

#Thursday become #Friday and we will see you and your #Parents at #P/TConferences!

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Drawing: Nests

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.

How is the work developing? REMEMBER – Wednesday of NEXT WEEK as a MID-CRIT!  N: Mark making and process over product. Emphasize the ideas of the mark making and observation.

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Progress? 3 points of progress please.

Studio Art 360: Still Life – Nothing but a WORK DAY!

10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.

What challenges have you found in the process of drawing your still life from OBSERVATION?

Great Still Life Example: Value - Contrast - Proportion: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/26/a2/57/26a257a172cf5aee46850231a619a3af.jpg
Great Still Life Example: Value – Contrast – Proportion: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/26/a2/57/26a257a172cf5aee46850231a619a3af.jpg

Where can you see the idea of OBSERVATION as being a skill that is worthy of you focusing on?   

Advanced Drawing: RUBRICS get handed back – FINALLY

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.

Last day this week… What are two things you are planning on doing TODAY to get a good deal of work planned and begun for today?

50 Sheets of Paper - Portrait! http://40.media.tumblr.com/deeb9adc0b6b03ea516d6229b355a556/tumblr_o2d1bs2b2j1s2djs8o1_1280.jpg
50 Sheets of Paper – Portrait! http://40.media.tumblr.com/deeb9adc0b6b03ea516d6229b355a556/tumblr_o2d1bs2b2j1s2djs8o1_1280.jpg

Having has 4 days to get into the process. DESCRIBE ALL THAT YOU HAVE ACCOMPLISHED in the past 4 days. As a VIEWER – what progress would we see.

AP Studio Art: Concentration

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.

How do you see the growth of your work? What are two things that you see as STRONG developments as you have moved forward

AP Concentration:
AP Concentration:

End of the day – one more day in class. How many more pieces do you need to get through for this batch of 3 concentration works? 

 

#KikiSmith @UWW on March 6 at 7:00pm

Kiki Smith Installation: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-8gtgVi-ln-8/U5Tof6RQw3I/AAAAAAAAAVI/O_BWC1xrDP4/s1600/image034.png

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Kiki Smith Installation: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-8gtgVi-ln-8/U5Tof6RQw3I/AAAAAAAAAVI/O_BWC1xrDP4/s1600/image034.png