#EndOfTheWeek is in sight. #OneMoreWeek of #FirstSemester! #WOAH.

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

Drawing: Onto the LANDSCAPE and LINE / Mark Making Drawings

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

Look at ALL THREE drawings from yesterday. Of the 3, which one stands out as the STRONGEST? Which stands out as being the WEAKEST? WHY?

Translating the images from your PHOTOGRAPHS to the paper.

Get out the photographs and begin working on the drawing that has the most work to do. Start with a simple set of lines and then work towards more detail. Work for a variety of DISTINCT lines and VALUES. This is going to be about MARK MAKING.

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Wolf Kahn Experiments – How are you EXPERIMENTING with the lines and the PROCESS that we are attempting to work through? This is a challenge. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qgnVPScZXEk/T5VsJizuz3I/AAAAAAAABQs/jmDUJSZfAUg/s1600/IMG_6004.JPG

Stand back from your one drawing and write out 3 things that you are PLEASED with and 1 thing you see that is NOT VERY STRONG

Studio Art 360: LAST DAY TO PAINT – Collage NEXT WEEK for 5 Days.

7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.

What is the aspect of your personality that the COLOR USE and POSE OF THE SELFIE are representing?

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Andy Warhol and Marilyn’s Lips http://www.imranomerart.com/images/essays/lips.jpg

What are the COLORS and the COLOR SCHEME you are using in your painting?

AP Studio Art: CONCENTRATE!

7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.

DON’T LOOK AT YOUR WORK –  Set it out and step back… go get it – step back… Now… turn around and LOOK! What are three things that you see as working and NOT working in the art? GO Get TO WORK!

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Watercolor and Mark Making – How are you ADVANCING your ideas and thoughts through making your work? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/1a/dc/f9/1adcf98791409ae59ca55dc3f3a54719.jpg

You had a lot to think about today… What did you take a away? Look at the ORIGINAL WORK and look at your SERIES of works… what’s happening?

#WelcomeBack – #2MoreWeeks to #MakeArt

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

Drawing: Mark Making – PASTELS (No… the FINAL work isn’t going to be pastel)

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

What are some of the photographs that you made over the past VACATION that you are able to use in the upcoming Artwork? Share your images with your classmates.

ON INEXPENSIVE DRAWING PAPER… Start with 2 or three colors to FILL the SKY and the GROUND (horizontal shapes) and then begin with identifying the BASIC lines in front of you. Start with 7 lines to define the ENTIRE photograph. What is a line?

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Wolf Kahn and some KIDS works – can you work to this level? http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-2NmizF4IoEo/T5VsHvaT-rI/AAAAAAAABQU/m2VWPdJYJFg/s1600/IMG_5996.JPG

What struggles did you face in the simplification of the images?

Studio Art 360: Portraits – FINISH this up this week!

7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.

What are two things about PAINTING in ACRYLIC that you have discovered and will STAY WITH YOU in the future?

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Chuck Close: James: http://www.artyfactory.com/art_appreciation/portraits/chuck_close/james.jpg

What is it that you especially enjoy about the image you are creating in your painting? How do the ideas and colors RELATE to you?

AP Studio Art: a few days to finish this set of 3… (or 4 for two of you)

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

What have your previous works of art been this year and how have you been planning the NEW and Important ideas for your work? How has the common vision helped you plan the work and GROW as an artist?

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Jacob Lawrence and the important work he has created. Migration Series. https://www.moma.org/media/W1siZiIsIjMxNzIxMyJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcmVzaXplIDEzNjZ4MTM2Nlx1MDAzZSJdXQ.jpg?sha=ff9d62ea1568ceb8

What ideas have you come up with? What materials are you using that help you to challenge yourself? How does it fit into your current body of work?  How does it REACH OUT into NEW IDEAS?

#Friday in the #Art #Classroom – How are you doing?

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

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ALL LATE WORK DUE TODAY!

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Studio Art 360 – FORMS and DRAWING – Shadows and CHIAROSCURO

How is your drawing coming along? Let’ stalk about the values you are using… http://www.deborahboardman.com/uploaded_images/morandi-giorgio-natura-morta-stilleben-9701106-712697.jpg

COMPOSITION EXAMPLES! Let’s see how to set up a composition!

Goals:

  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • Looking at the DRAWING in front of you… what ONE aspect of the drawing are you going to REALLY FOCUS ON today?

This is the third day of working on these drawings… where do you see yourself having a HIGHLIGHT in the drawing? Where do you see the CORE of the SHADOW? Where are the Midtones (lights and shadows)?

Painting and AP Studio Art – Critique – LAST DAY? HURRY!

What is it you DO Like? http://ufdigitalimaging.weebly.com/uploads/2/5/2/6/25260964/7718351_orig.gif

Goals:

  • AP Studio Art – 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Painting – 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.
  • Last Day of the Crit? Hope so… Of all the works you have seen so far, what has been the most successful aspect to that work? Be specific and thoughtful. OR Of the works you have seen what has been the weakest aspect of the work – BE SPECIFIC AND THOUGHTFUL!

What are you going to carry forward into your next work? If not the work the approach you take / habits / techniques / attitude?

What artwork, of all the artworks you saw, were you happiest with? WHY! Give specific reasons!