#LateStart #HumpDay #WaffleWednesday in the #ArtStudio

$85 Million Van Gogh at Christie’s Auction House. Wow, That’s a lot of money!

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$81.3 Million for a Van Gogh. https://assets.bwbx.io/images/users/iqjWHBFdfxIU/ihP5evPMtsxY/v0/1000x-1.jpg

#69 Color is not Neutral: It has an emotional component. Certain colors have specific associations and induce certain responses. Learn what they are. When you use color, try to determine and understand the accompanying emotional response and how to use it effectively. Color has a visceral impact. Kit White 101 Things I Learned in Art School


Drawing: German’s and their Expressionism

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

MONDAY we are having a FINAL Crit – Step back NOW and see what you have in front of you. Today – spend a moment stepping back from your drawing FREQUENTLY as you work. Look at the ideas of the RUBRIC to see how you are handling the MATERIALS and the COMPOSITION.

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MoMA’s German Expressionism Exhibition: https://www.moma.org/wp/inside_out/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/DSC_0832_low_8001.jpg

Two days left to work in the studio – what are your plans for the final minutes of this work time?


Studio Art 360: Clay Faces and MUGS

7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.

What are three textures / techniques  you are going to have to interpret into your sculpture from your research?

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Fun Faces Again! http://blog.shoplet.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Faces-on-Ceramic-Mugs.jpg

What techniques are REALLY important to be using to make sure any ADDITIVE clay really HOLD TIGHT to the clay you are adding it to?


AP Studio Art: Alice Neel and Georgia O’Keefe

3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.

What are you focusing on with your work? How are you solving the problems of this and next weeks 3 artworks?

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Georgia O’Keefe – watercolor painting and you. What are you doing that is similar to her work? What skills have you learned? http://www.berkshirefinearts.com/uploadedImages/articles/1213_Dove-OKeeffe915381.jpg

What did you accomplish today? What do you need to do tomorrow?  Georgia O’Keefe:

 

 

#EndOfTheWeek is NEAR! #Focus on the ideas and #ArtWork

Art has no boundaries except those imposed by the needs of the maker. Boundaries are a form of definition, nothing more. They are a way to create a hierarchy of concerns, interests and priorities. Boundaries change all the time. That is part of what art does. By defining an area of interest or by stating a new priority, art allows us to create new definitions of ourselves and the context in which we operate. To blur a boundary is to confuse the definition. To move a boundary is to make a new definition. Kit White 101 Things I Learned in Art School


Drawing: German Expressionism and WORK!

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

TOMORROW we are having a Mid Crit – Step back AGAIN and see what you have in front of you. What do you want to accomplish today to make sure you are ready to share your work tomorrow?

How’s your PORTRAIT coming along? Texture? Marks? Values? https://www.moma.org/media/W1siZiIsIjEyMDA3NiJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcmVzaXplIDEzNjZ4MTM2Nlx1MDAzZSJdXQ.jpg?sha=9ecada85963f86ae

20 minute MidCrit (written and oral) tomorrow – be ready with some thoughts about your own work. What is one right now?


Studio Art 360: MUGS on your MUG

7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.

What are you NERVOUS about as we venture into the work of clay?

AAaaargh: That is a scary mug! What can YOUR’s look like? http://www.multyshades.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/unique-mugs16.jpg

How have you researched and developed the ideas into your OWN idea versus someone else’s?


AP Studio Art: Concentration begins TODAY!

NETS: Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively.

With a lot to accomplish in two weeks and little input from me… how are you going to manage your time effectively? Website can be done on own time. Sketching / making art – own time / study hall / before / after school…

Georgio Morandi in the Gallery – a BODY of work. https://i0.wp.com/www.italianmodernart.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Meyerowitz-at-CIMA-1-by-WS-Jr.jpg?resize=738%2C492

What 3 questions do you have about the ideas of a concentration?

Let’s Look at a few bodies of work to get started. HERE

#Last Dy of the Quarter – #HalfDay!

Next week Tuesday... bring in a shirt and I'll add a print to it during Art Club.

Next week Tuesday… bring in a shirt and I’ll add a print to it during Art Club.


#28: An idea is only as good as its execution. It is important that you master your medium. Poorly made work will either ruin a good idea or make the lamentable execution itself the subject. Overly finessed technique can mask a lack of content or can smother an image. At the same time, roughness and imprecision has its place in rendering. One can only gauge the need to throw technique away if one has first achieved the mastery of it. Kit White 101 Things I Learned in Art School


Drawing: German Expressionism – Time to Draw!

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form. Today we start with the portrait – in pencil or charcoal? With a half hour of work time – what can you get done / started today?

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Oskar Kokoshka: https://www.moma.org/s/ge/collection_images/enlarge/90/80190.jpg

Did you meet your goal for the day? If you did not why do you feel you didn’t? What held you back.


Studio Art 360: CLAY – Let’s Play

1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design. 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas. What do you currently know about using CLAY?

Mugs and Faces - GO and Build: http://blog.shoplet.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Faces-on-Ceramic-Mugs.jpg
Mugs and Faces – GO and Build: http://blog.shoplet.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Faces-on-Ceramic-Mugs.jpg

Here are the ideas for Final Product in the next assignment – you will have to use the same technique but with multiple solutions to the challenges – BRIGHT COLORS and GLAZES – Multiple Ideas – Clay Cup / Mug (Pinch Pot, Coils?) Animal Sculpture (look at historical ideas – REALLY OLD sculpture – stuff), Post Modern – Neo-Pop Keith Haring and other 3D Works – Bright Colors etc…


AP Studio Art: Mr. Tansey… are you out there.

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. Take a moment and REFLECT on how your project is moving forward. 3 things that are successful.

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Mark Tansey Action Painting: http://78.media.tumblr.com/2d599a1ac706b08ceb326e8834052c65/tumblr_mxgmpuJm2N1t3h8z3o1_1280.jpg

What are you doing this weekend to begin this work? How are you going to get this done for Monday? What do you need to take home?

#FigureDrawing and #Abstraction and #Concentration and #Ceramics – #ArtInAction

BabyFace Mug - LOVELY and SOFT... https://img1.etsystatic.com/015/0/5150743/il_fullxfull.456773453_65rm.jpg

“Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” — Julie Andrews

Drawing: Kandinsky DEVELOPMENT and PLANNING

1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.

How do you relate the sounds and movement in your choice of music to the image that you are creating in your sketchbook? Tomorrow we begin on the larger sheets of paper. Work out the ideas in colored pencil / watercolors.

What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you were creating?

Studio Art 360: Character Mugs

1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design. A: How will you use the experience of working in 3D change the way you work in 2D in the future?

BabyFace Mug - LOVELY and SOFT... https://img1.etsystatic.com/015/0/5150743/il_fullxfull.456773453_65rm.jpg
BabyFace Mug – LOVELY and SOFT… https://img1.etsystatic.com/015/0/5150743/il_fullxfull.456773453_65rm.jpg

If you could do something in the beginning differently, what are the three things you might change? Why?

DUE END OF CLASS ON THURSDAY.

Advanced Drawing: Figure Drawing

 

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept. A: Looking at yesterday’s mannequin drawings – What did you struggle with in the process, in the final product?

Mannequin Proportions are NOT THAT BAD - Let's compare to the REAL Human Being - Soon Enough. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/01/e8/23/01e8230d743e16b5e95ac03fc316f7d7.jpg
Mannequin Proportions are NOT THAT BAD – Let’s compare to the REAL Human Being – Soon Enough. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/01/e8/23/01e8230d743e16b5e95ac03fc316f7d7.jpg

What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation and proportions? 

AP Studio Art: WORK

WHAT’s the Assignment? If you need another 1, 2, or 3 concentration works – this is your assignment (one at the minimum). You will have your WEBSITE updated with 12 concentration works – PERIOD. You will rework your statements and answers to the AP Questions… ALL DUE on MARCH 30 for CRITIQUE & PRESENTATION.

 

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

To HELP YOU FULLY UNDERSTAND YOUR current concentration, what is the common thread that is chasing through all of your work? What do you SEE? What is the MEANING? Why is this work IMPORTANT? How are you growing in your work?

Working on your BODY of the CONCENTRATION! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/3c/27/f5/3c27f5549efb18133ccdf884815d688f.jpg
Working on your BODY of the CONCENTRATION! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/3c/27/f5/3c27f5549efb18133ccdf884815d688f.jpg

What do you need to do in order to get your work online and all up to speed? EXPECTATIONS should not be MINE but YOURS. 

#Friday is Here and it’s #ArtMaking Time

#13 Each generation gets to reinvent art in its own image. Because art is an act of description, it is inevitable that what it describes will reflect every generation’s bias of the moment. It is not a strict reflection of a time but an interpretation rendered in a language that is always in a state of transformation. Kit White 101 Things I Learned in Art School

As we are now halfway through the semester, please reflect on the skills, techniques, or tools in your art toolbox that you did not necessarily come into this studio art course with but have since developed anew, or at the least gotten a better grasp or understanding of. Please take a few minutes and write out your new skills and where you remember developing them as the quarter progressed. (Projects, discussions, feedback, reflections… be specific and write complete sentences.) Use the space to the right for more room

Studio Art 360: CLAY and Cups and Figures and Animals

 What do you currently know about using CLAY?  N: DEMO on the use of a slab of clay and the ADDITIVE and SUBTRACTIVE methods.

Here are the ideas for Final Product in the next assignment – you will have to use the same technique but with multiple solutions to the challenges – BRIGHT COLORS and GLAZES – Multiple Ideas – Clay Cup / Mug (Pinch Pot, Coils?) Animal Sculpture (look at historical ideas – REALLY OLD sculpture – stuff), Post Modern – Neo-Pop Keith Haring and other 3D Works – Bright Colors etc..

Here’s More from MY TRIPS to Milwaukee.

PAINTING: Watercolor CRITIQUE

How have you looked at the hallways DIFFERNETLY now that you are drawing them for inspiration versus just walking down them as you go from class to class? Tell me a few (3) things that you are noticing differently.

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Picasso abstracts the cityscape… what are you doing? http://pablopicasso.fr/us/journal/horta/images/5.jpg /

As you wrapped up drawing today… what new ideas do you have that you can move forward with into the ABSTRACTION?

 

Drawing: Kandinsky and YOU!

Reflect on YESTERDAY before you begin today! What are your OVERALL IDEAS that you hope to communicate?

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Wassily Kandinsky: http://uploads8.wikipaintings.org/images/wassily-kandinsky/yellow-red-blue-1925.jpg

Biggest struggle / success for today? Write it out and the WHY!

 

AP Studio Art: Concentration DUE not Monday – but NEXT Monday… 3 of them…

 

How will your audience be MOVED by the work you are presenting? Remember that one of the CRITERIA is all about creating work that is moving and engaging? ALSO – how do you see your CULTURE / SOCIETY / ENVIRONMENT as being IMPORTANT in the work you are creating?

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Michaell Berryhill – What’s he FOCUSED on? http://www.brooklynrail.org/article_image/image/13232/berryhill-web5.jpg

What work are you planning for this weekend? Be specific… What are you going to set time aside for and work on? Friday Night…  Saturday… Sunday…  Michael Berryhill: http://www.brooklynrail.org/2014/05/art/whats-more-real8232a-dead-tree-or-a-drawing-of-a-dead-treemichael-berryhill-with-nathlie-provosty

HERE is the link to the RUBRIC.

Beginning on the FIRST set of 3 works… What is the CENTRAL IDEA behind your concentration? Remember that you need to have a common thread / common theme / CENTRAL IDEA that ties your works together. Work on THIS with me – let’s explore our ideas!

ASSIGNMENT PART 1: 3 concentration works. DUE NOVEMBER 7.

Assignment Part 2: 200 Images – All On You Own. Due on NOVEMBER 6, 2016 at 11:59PM. You need to use the school based Google Drive: LINK HERE