Everybody was Kung-Fu Fighting! Ninja Day at WUHS!

King-Fu Frank!
King-Fu Frank!

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Painting from DIRECT OBSERVATION! David Hockney demonstrates the skills behind it all!

“We’ve gotten to the point where we think the camera can capture anything at all.” “Well, it can’t really. The camera can’t compete with painting at all. The paintings are much more vivid about the place than photographs are.” – David Hockney, “Modern Painters, “

David Hockney, on his latest inspiration – Yorkshire, Into the Woods,” by: Marina Cashdan, April 2010, p. 66.

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Art Foundations: Pattern in the background and Portraits in the foreground.

What patterns did Henri Matisse use? What patterns are you considering?

GOALS:

  1. 3.5 Reflect and evaluate how (3.5.2) symbols (your choice in pattern) are used in art.
  2. 4.4 evaluate and interpret art for relationships in 4.4.2 context.

What is your favorite type of pattern? If you were to describe yourself with a pattern or sense of rhythm, which would best describe you?

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Advanced Drawing: Final 2 days on the drawing of the paper bag and figure drawing.

What values are you working with? What are you struggling with? Succeeding?

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

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AP Studio Art: Final days of plant drawing.

Korb Magazine Article: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B89E3WNWaCjUQUlxeVRZWWZUeGs – We are going to develop this idea into an ONLINE Portfolio – WEB PAGE – This is coming up FAST… be ready to insert images and develop an ONLINE Presence. Not today… but soon.

What does this plant drawing have that your’s does not?

GOALS:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with (1.1.3) an awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

With only two days left, what are the biggest problems that you have had to overcome in this work? Think about it… where did you start and where are you now? What GAINS have you made? Where have you fallen down?

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?