#Monday withOUT #MrKorb in #Art – What WILL you DO?

Start With THIS video… then onto YOUR CLASSES:

What has Jerry Saltz got to say to Art Students? Let’s hear it from Mr. Korb:

1. Go to an art school that doesn’t cost too much. Those who go to Yale and Columbia might get a nine-month career bump right after graduation, but you’ll all be back on the same level in a year, and you won’t be in as much debt.

2. Envy will eat you alive.

Drawing: 2 Days to DRAW in CLASS

Morandi SIMPLIFIED! http://uploads3.wikiart.org/images/giorgio-morandi/natura-morta-1(1).jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • How have you changed in the process since you have begun? How are you drawing DIFFERENTLY than you did PRIOR to this Drawing?

Reflection: Have you improved your drawings skills over the past project?  What is the biggest success you have accomplished with this work? Where are you struggling still? EXPLAIN – Sentence… not just a word.

Studio Art 360: One solid day to FOCUS on the DRAWING

Morandi – http://www.artsjournal.com/aboutlastnight/op_inc_253_gra.gif

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What are you nervous, apprehensive, afraid of when it comes to drawing in perspective? I mean… what do you struggle with?

Reflection: Of ALL the parts of your drawing – SINCE DAY ONE – what are you happiest with and what caused you the biggest problem? WHY?

AP Studio Art: Work on your Work of Art inspired by Work Of Art! 

Nils Udo – Sacred Ecology: http://sacredecologyfilms.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Sacred_Ecology_Nils_Udo_02.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 has been successful for your outdoor work? What has FAILED you? Where do you need to go from here?

Reflection: With this OUT OF THE BOX (out of the doors) assignment… What struggles are you facing? What New ideas and  skills do you see developing?

Advanced Drawing: 

Are your paperbags a bit more challenging? I think so. http://www.utdallas.edu/~mel024000/pages/2D_Design/PaperBagDrawing/paperbagdraw.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.
  • How did last week’s critique help you or challenge you as you looked at it from that distance and heard from Mr. Korb or your fellow artists?

Reflection: Talk to your neighbor / partner about the potential meaning behind your work. Write those thoughts down PLEASE?

This Week is going by #SoFast

What you must express in your drawing is not “what model you had,” but “what were your sensations,” and you select from what is visual of the model the traits that best express you. – Robert Henri

Drawing: Get to WORK – DRAW – FOCUS

Morandi – http://www.moma.org/collection_images/resized/698/w500h420/CRI_167698.jpg

Goals:

  •  7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What do you hope to take / hear /  learn from the MID – CRIT from Friday? How do your thumbnails help you out? What problems have come up that you did not see when you did the thumbnails? Identify with your neighbor the absolute black, absolute white, and 3 different levels of grey.

Reflection: hat have you learned today about how to push / pull space with value? What have you accomplished with pencil? What is SUCCESSFUL?

Studio Art 360: FORM and EXAMPLES!

Boxes – but use MORE VALUE! https://m2.behance.net/rendition/pm/20520265/disp/6f2be349ecc83fd7c0cefabcfe01e80a.jpg

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What is the difference between shape and form? Please be descriptive in your definition.How are you SEEING the differences as you have BEGUN to DRAW?

Reflection: What do you envision as the biggest challenge with your letter? If you see this as the problem… how do you feel you might be able to solve that challenge?

AP Studio Art: Work Of Art! 

Walter de Maria – Lighning Field: http://www.ballardian.com/wp-content/uploads/lightning_field.jp

Goals:

  • 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.
  • What have you learned, thought about, experienced, been terrified by from working outside of the box? Outside of your comfort zone?

Reflection: What were the biggest impressions you had from going outside for ideas? What were the most difficult things you felt as you presented your work? Conversation between classmates about the 2 questions for your exam. How does this work relate to your concentration?

Advanced Drawing: 

VALUE! http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2642/3764370966_44a34b404c.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What did you do yesterday to prepare yourself for in the design and execution of this still life / commentary work?

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

#MondayMonday #Week3 of Art. Let’s think about #RobertHenri

What you must express in your drawing is not “what model you had,” but “what were your sensations,” and you select from what is visual of the model the traits that best express you. – Robert Henri

Drawing: MidCrit Open up to page 2 of the RUBRIC!

What are you doing with the ELEMENT of VALUE? http://www.moma.org/collection_images/resized/526/w500h420/CRI_167526.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design
  • What are your biggest accomplishments as you worked last week? Where are the three successful aspects of the still life? What are the aspects that are not successful yet? Identify with your neighbor the absolute black, absolute white, and 3 different levels of grey.

Reflection: What have you learned today about how to push / pull / create space with value or ANOTHER Element? What have you accomplished with pencil? What is SUCCESSFUL that a CLASSMATE showed you about your work?

Studio Art 360: Still Life – FORMS and RELATIONSHIPS

Robert Indiana making a presence with LOVE: http://www.imamuseum.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/LOVE_ri.jpg

Goals:

  • SIT BACK and let’s see a COMPOSITION DEMONSTRATION by Mr. Korb. How can you RELATE to these “SIMPLE” Objects?
  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What was the biggest challenge you found as you began came up with ideas / skills in VALUE last week?

Reflection: What are 2 DRAWING skills you have already OR are in need of that will make your experiences in Studio Art 360 successful?

AP Studio Art: Work Of Art! 

Going OUTSIDE to INVEST TIME in inspiration and MAKING ART. https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/andy2bgoldsworthy.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.
  • As you look back on the body of works you have created so far, what are TWO things that you are seeing as falling short of AP Level work?  
  • Work of Art

Reflection:  What were the biggest impressions you had from the WORK OF ART artists going outside for ideas? BRING A WARM COAT TOMORROW

Advanced Drawing: MidCrit – Open to Page 2 of your RUBRIC

Let’s TALK for a minute. http://www.ccad.edu/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/8122933986_eb348e195f.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.
  • What was the successful part of the drawing for you? What will you carry forward as you make more art?
  • BEFORE YOU RETURN TO DRAWING… SARAH GRAHAM Website.

Reflection: How did doing the critique open your ears to what was said? How did it open your eyes to what you saw?

#Thursday and #MakingArt – #StopWeek #TooFast

Ten Things You MUST Give Up To Move Forward – Stephen Covey

Drawing: Thumbnails and Composition!

Morandi was a drawer, painter and print maker too. http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Observer/Pix/pictures/2013/1/10/1357823154138/morandi-still-life-five-o-023.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What did you accomplished yesterday? What are the differences in drawing materials – in your own words

Reflection: TODAY you should have a start in your FINAL DRAWING. This is DUE at the END OF NEXT WEEK (next Friday is the LAST DAY IN CLASS – That is 6 hours  of drawing time plus whatever else you do outside of class). What is SUCCESSFUL about the composition you decided to use as yours?

Studio Art 360: STILL LIFE and PERSPECTIVE!

Robert Indiana LOVE: http://whitecubediaries.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/3923768734_6b16394256_z.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What was the biggest challenge you found as you began to draw your objects yesterday as THUMBNAILS?

Reflection: What are 2 difficulties that you had in the idea of SHADING? What is ONE thing you did successfully? Remember – DRAWING IS A CHALLENGE – let it be!

AP Studio Art: Art and Fear – DUE THURSDAY!

“Work of Art” CRITICS judge and critique the works of art in “Work of Art.” http://designobserver.com/media/images/bravo_judges_525.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.
  • What is ONE THING you struggled with or sailed with in connecting the work you have created to the Art and Fear Chapter you chose? Write this out so you have a starting place to talk when you explain your work.

Reflection: What 2 things you took away from our class crit about the Art and Fear work? 

Advanced Drawing: Fast Food Nation.

Audrey Flack and DETAILS – REALISM – Crayons: http://www.audreyflack.com/af/photorealism/1.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Compositionally – what is the GREATEST STRENGTH you see in how you have arranged your objects on the matt board? Why is it working visually?

Reflection: Biggest struggle today – What was it in 144 characters or less? Use # to give examples of the key words or phrases.

Fri…#Thursday – #EndOfTheWeek! #TGIT

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.”  —Og Mandino

Painting and Advanced Painting: Painting

http://www.theartstory.org/images20/works/mondrian_piet_4.jpg

Goals: 

Reflection / Evaluation: What do you especially LIKE / DISLIKE about the ideas you have created in your artwork? What do you especially LIKE or DISLIKE about the ideas of ABSTRACTING from REALITY?

Studio Art 360: LAST Drawing Day – Value – Composition? How’s it going?

http://nicolsonartanddesign.wikispaces.com/file/view/Serena-Mignani-Imago-Orbis3.jpg/416391612/640×380/Serena-Mignani-Imago-Orbis3.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors. N: Draw with ONE SPECIFIC GOAL in mind.
  • This is the last 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)? 

Reflection / Evaluation: Looking at the DRAWING what are you going to FOCUS ON today to resolve the drawing for Monday?

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing – OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!

SIMPLE and PERFECT! https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/Rembrandt.fallhut.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.
  • What are your strengths when it comes to the FIGURE DRAWING? Write down three things that you see as the FOCAL POINTS and STRENGTHS of your figure drawing..
    • A gestural drawing as the basis of the work will hopefully be a good  place to see the strengths you have and HOW you develop a work about BREADTH into a work about YOU.

Reflection / Evaluation: What is it you need to focus on in the PROCESS to DEVELOP a solid DRAWING that is a bout the FIGURE and YOUR ABILITIES?

Drawing: MID CRIT – Look at the RUBRIC

 

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation: How does your art compare with the work of “professionals” and how can you work to create a better understanding of your approach / intent / ideas?)

#MidWeek #Wednesday

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.”  —Og Mandino

Painting and Advanced Painting: Painting

a TREE? Come on Mondrian… really? http://www.theartstory.org/images20/works/mondrian_piet_2.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 are the relationships you are seeing in the beginnings of the space you are creating? How do you see the use of color as an important part of the conceptual / idea process?

Reflection / Evaluation: Looking at the space you have created, how do you describe the FEELING / EMOTION you have begun to create? Strong sense of space? Easy to “read” ideas? Give EXAMPLES – at least two.

Studio Art 360: Drawing Day – Value – Composition? How’s it going?

wHERE HAVE WE SEEN this BEFORE? 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 composition. What is happening with the FIGURE? The GROUND? The POSITIVE SPACE? The NEGATIVE SPACE?

Reflection / Evaluation: How have you worked today on the ideas of the positive and negative space? What are you doing to RESOLVE the image for tomorrow? 

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing – OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!

Egon Schiele – Portrait of a woman: http://41.media.tumblr.com/22b49a4976b8db4dee3bcb8251c13c7e/tumblr_nc1alj2wTD1tf9o16o1_1280.jpg
BIOGRAPHY of Egon Schiele: Portrait of the Artist’s Wife: http://40.media.tumblr.com/222209e5906fbb499767025a6f6c6ab2/tumblr_nc1aix04ue1tf9o16o1_1280.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.
  • What challenges did you face yesterday when it came to the 5 minute drawings we did on large paper? How can you see one of these drawings as becoming the underpinnings of a final artwork?

Reflection / Evaluation: Looking at the rubric from the AP Site – how are you working / thinking about hitting the level 6 marks? What do you do SPECIFICALLY to match one of them (or not match one of them).

Drawing: Oil Pastels Kandinsky and Shapes! MID CRIT – Look at the RUBRIC

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What techniques are working for you in this work? How will you talk about the the struggles and successes you are having?

Reflection / Evaluation: What did you LEARN about your work or that of your classmates from today’s critique?

#Monday Already? That’s OK – Let’s Make it #mARTday instead!

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.”  —Og Mandino

Painting and Advanced Painting: Hallway Drawing / Painting

From REAL to ABSTRACT the Story of Piet Mondrain… http://www.theartstory.org/images20/works/mondrian_piet_1.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
  • Looking at yesterday’s one or two simplifications, name 3 of the larger GEOMETRIC shapes that are beginning to develop in your composition. Describe HOW the idea of SPACE changing in your composition.

Reflection / Evaluation: How does the ORIGINAL image still show up in the space that you are creating? How do you feel the work is developing as a successful or unsuccessful? Give Specifics!

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

PROCESS instead of PRODUCT! https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg

Goals:

  • 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?

Reflection / Evaluation: 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?

AP Studio Art: Trading Cards – DISCUSSION

WONDERFUL ART CARDS: https://spaark.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/dsc_04262.jpg

Goals:

  • OPEN CANVAS CALENDAR!
  • G: 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • As you look at your trading cards (and your larger idea of body of work) if you had to choose the Element or Principle that you feel you are the strongest with, what is it and WHY? How about the WEAKEST – Why?

Reflection / Evaluation: What NEW ideas do you have about the use of or understanding behind the elements and principles you have been faced with today?

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

Goals:

  • .1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • What is it about the song you have chosen that really stood out to you as one worth using as the basis for an art work? This was a BIG decision on your part. Having to put it into words is important for you.  What is ONE things that STANDS OUT as that connects the two works of art?

Reflection / Evaluation:  SHARE YOUR THEORY AND DRAWING WITH YOUR CLASSMATE – Last 5 Minutes – CONVERSATION and write down what you have learned from your classmate.

#Friday? Already? Day to #Work on #Art

“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

Painting and Advanced Painting: Hallway Drawing / Painting

Early Mondrian – We will look at how he has ABSTRACTED his works over his career. http://triviumproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Farm-near-Duivendrecht-by-Piet-Mondrian-1916-1024×807.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 are the largest and most DOMINANT LINES you see in your drawing of the hallways? These are the lines that we are going to be looking at as the FOCAL POINT / DOMINANT LINES to build our next work off of.

Reflection / Evaluation: How easy or difficult was it for you to begin simplifying the space and shapes of your drawings? What challenges do see as you continue? Know that the use of color in the work will be used to create a MOOD / EMOTIONAL response to the space that you are representing with your abstraction (not today… but WEDNESDAY).

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

Morandi’s Space and BIO.

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • Step back from your artwork and LOOK at it. What skill have you NEWLY developed as this drawing has come along? Is it VALUE? FORM? SHADING? OBSERVATION? Please explain the ideas in your new skills.

Reflection / Evaluation: Of ALL the  work on your drawing you created today, what has been the most successful thing that you’ve accomplished? EXPLAIN!

AP Studio Art: Trading Cards

https://swiftriverarts.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/atc2.jpg

Goals:

  • 6.1Ad: Curate a collection of objects, artifacts, or artwork to impact the viewer’s understanding of social, cultural, and/or political experiences.
  • Take out your 12 trading cards and the AP Rubric. As you look back on the creating of the cards – explain how you HAVE or HAVE NOT worked to attain the score of 5 or 6 on the AP RUBRIC – 3 things…

Reflection / Evaluation: Conversation about the placement of the cards. G: What are 3 things you feel you know BETTER or DIFFERENT about the ideas of the ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES.

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

Goals:

  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • What songs are you using to create your artwork and what is ONE things that STANDS OUT as OBVIOUS to connect the two works of art?

Reflection / Evaluation:  SHARE YOUR THEORY AND DRAWING WITH YOUR CLASSMATE – Last 5 Minutes – CONVERSATION and write down what you have learned from your classmate.

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#Monday in the #ArtStudio – Make #Art

“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: Crit in the Gallery!

Cookie Critique… YUM!

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 Critique. Think about ALL we have ALREADY spoken about – or not spoken about…

Reflection / Evaluation: What one thing did you add to the critique that nobody else did? What ONE thing did you LEARN about that nobody else did?

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/c9d89-composition-threeplanes.jpg website http://erickjm2.blogspot.com/p/illustrations.html

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • Look back at your THUMBNAIL drawings… Which type of composition do you feel you are going to use? What are TWO things that have changed about your composition from the THUMBNAIL STAGE. N: Reflection on the PROCESS of the drawings.

Reflection / Evaluation: Looking at the THUMBNAIL again and the DRAWING – What positive changes or negative changes have come from the process of drawing? DRINK FOR TOMORROW’S SKETCHBOOK ASSIGNMENT – Don’t forget!

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

Let’s Crit! http://www.edwardsamuels.com/illustratedstory/chapter%206/MorseLouvre.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.
  • What are the challenges we still see in the gallery space? What are your thoughts and feelings about the space we have begun to fill? Take a moment to reflect on your thoughts of this FORMAL SPACE to present your work. 

Reflection / Evaluation: What 2 things are you most pleased with regarding the watercolors / collage / artworks you are presenting to the public?

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!

What’s the style? What’s the Composition? http://media.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/images/bauhaus/bauhaus%20art%20swinging.jpg

Goals:

Reflection / Evaluation: SHARE YOUR THEORY AND DRAWING WITH YOUR CLASSMATE – Last 5 Minutes – CONVERSATION and write down what you have learned from your classmate.

#FinallyFriday – What a #FastWeek

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

Painting and Advanced Painting: Crit in the Gallery!

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/9b/da/28/9bda28ba08f7b15f6b49d1577f22f632.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.
  • 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!

http://unearthedcomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Unearthed-CritiquingCookie-1311-1-web.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.
  • 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?