#Two #Days of #Art. What do you have to do in order to #FINISH and #LEARN?

“This day is all that is good and fair. It is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on yesterdays.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Studio Art 360: PRINT and Clean and REVIEW!

Would you like to print today? That’s what we’re doing! http://www.kala.org/images/class/individual/robinson-printing.jpg


  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • What do you need to do in order to be ready to PRINT in 15 minutes?

How have you chosen to use shapes? Are you looking at GEOMETRIC over ORGANIC? Hard Edged or Soft Edged? What mood – feeling do you take from your initial drawings? 

Painting: Paint and RESOLVE the image.

Edward Hopper – One of the GREATEST PAINTERS! Look at his WEBSITE – on your own – HERE.



  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What is it you need to be working on ONLINE to be ready for Friday? What snacks are you bringing for the POT-LUCK?

What do you hope to accomplish in the creation of this work? what messages are you communicating in this painting?

AP Studio Art – Let’s CRIT!

Elizabeth Peyton – I’ve talked about her before – let’s look one more time – it is FUN and FRESH work! Here is a BIO.


  • 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.
  • How many images do you have up on your site? Are your questions answered?

How have you ADVANCED in your work this semester? What is ONE THING that you have seen as a new strength?

Tomorrow at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 9 is due in Art and Fear Blog. Last Chapter!

#Wednesday… How #COLD is it #Outside today?

“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” – Brian Tracy

”Even talent is rarely indistinguishable, over the long run, from perseverance and lots of hard work.” Ted Orland and David Bayles – Art and Fear.

Studio Art 360: Continuous Line PORTRAITS and then…

A MONOPrint!


  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • Before you began this year… what were your thoughts about artwork that didn’t look like something recognizable – Non-Objective Artwork? Give yourself 3 sentences that talk about making artwork based on Balance, Color, Texture, Unity VERSUS something that is based on something that is recognizable.

What do you need to do in order to be set and ready to PRINT your Artwork on Monday? Review and Clean on TUESDAY.

Painting: Continue to Paint and RESOLVE the image

Time to CRITIQUE? Let’s take a minute to LOOK at the critique form – HERE. Save a COPY from the above link to YOUR GOOGLE folder and then  SHARE that file with me at fkorb@waterforduhs.k12.wi.us.


  • 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.
  • There are four parts to a well written critique. Description, Analysis, Interpretation, and Judgement. What challenges do YOU have when it comes to the WRITING about art? Your Art? Writing in general…

Reviewing the 4 parts of the critique – what challenges do you see coming your way? What seems to be the most challenging part of the process?


Simplicity… What’s Frank’s COMMON THREAD?


  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • You will be presenting your 2 questions and the works to the WORLD in the ONLINE Blog – THIS IS YOUR EXAM. Mid Term exam GRADES WILL BE MADE ON YOUR online presentation.

What have you learned about the work that you are creating? Is there anything you feel that has really advanced and developed? Something that you have really GROWN from?

LAST NIGHT at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 8 was due in Art and Fear Blog

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