Welcome to #FRIDAY! Hope the week was PRODUCTIVE!

Don’t ever forget that a small group of thoughtful people can change the world, it’s the only thing that ever has. Aaron Sorkin, Writer and Producer.


Stained Glass: BOXES and ETCHING

everything-stained-glass.com is a good site for your own personal research.

  • 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.

CIaD: T-Shirt Designs

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • 2.2Ac: Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.

Drawing: Last Nest Critique and GALLERY!

  • Fauvism at MoMA
  • 7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.
  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.

AP Studio Art: PRINTS THIS WEEK

    • Jim Dine and Plants slide show – HERE.
    • Previous Artworks – HERE.
    • Jim Dine Self-Portrait on the Wall VIDEO – HERE.
  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork
  • 9.1Ad: Construct evaluations of a work of art or collection of works based on differing sets of criteria.

Advanced Drawing: Skeletons still!

  • Previous Student’s Work
  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • 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.
  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.

#EndOfTheWeek – #SelfReflection Time – and #PRESENTATION TOO

Stained Glass: Self Assessment and Moving onto BOXES.

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

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Etched Glass: https://is.alicdn.com/img/pb/986/177/373/373177986_277.jpg

  • As you look at your etching assignment, what are three things from your ORIGINAL DESIGN that you were able to modify and improve on as you moved forward with your sketches? Remember that MONDAY is the LAST DAY TO COMPLETE your SECOND PANEL. If you are NOT DONE you will be handing in an incomplete work for the grade. (You can work on it on your own to improve the grade – but that is all on you).

BY THE WAY: everything-stained-glass.com is a good site for your own personal research.

CIaD: Handbook Covers. PRESENTATION TODAY

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • PRESENTATION of the HANDBOOK COVERS THIS WEEK – Thursday we presented to the class – check out the presentations below for the works of NEXT YEARS HANDBOOK COVERS!

Drawing: Nests and PASTELS! WOO HOO

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork
  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
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Nests as Drawings: https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.artslant.com/work/image/375825/slide/20101114172506-Ruane–20Catherine-20Home.jpg
  • What materials are you using with your final nest drawing? How have you advanced in the skill set of DRAWING? What are the challenges that you still see in front of you? List three things that you have improved on and then GET TO WORK!

AP Studio Art: Jim Dine Plants and Flowers – PRINTS to be completed in the end.

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork
  • 9.1Ad: Construct evaluations of a work of art or collection of works based on differing sets of criteria.
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Jim Dine Lithograph: https://www.mo-artgallery.com/images/dineJERPLul.jpg
  • What are the SPECIFICS that seem to be either 1) holding you back or 2) helping you forward? This is not a DIFFICULT assignment – it is just a DIFFERENT assignment. Use the TOOLBOX that you have and try a new tool.
    • Jim Dine and Plants slide show – HERE.
    • Previous Artworks – HERE.
    • Jim Dine Self-Portrait on the Wall VIDEO – HERE.

Adv. Drawing: Skeleton Isolation Drawings Today!

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
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Skeleton Isolation Drawing: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d0/1a/64/d01a64e1d2d3847242da6f02152f27ac.jpg
  • What is the type of COMPOSITION that you have chosen to use for this work? What MEDIUM are you choosing to use? What is the ONE ELEMENT or ONE PRINCIPLE that you are going to focus on as you create this work of art?

#Week of #Art and a lot of #SelfAssessment

Stained Glass: Self Assessment and Moving onto BOXES.

BY THE WAY: everything-stained-glass.com is a good site for your own personal research.

CIaD: Handbook Covers. WRAP IT UP TODAY

Drawing: Nests and PASTELS! WOO HOO

AP Studio Art: Jim Dine Plants and Flowers – PRINTS to be completed in the end.

    • Jim Dine and Plants slide show – HERE.
    • Previous Artworks – HERE.
    • Jim Dine Self-Portrait on the Wall VIDEO – HERE.

Adv. Drawing: Skeleton Isolation Drawings Today!

#Week of #Art and a lot of #SelfAssessment

Get out your handbooks!

Stained Glass: Self Assessment and Moving onto BOXES.

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork
  • 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.

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  • Begin by getting your 2nd panel out (storage room or the gallery). Today we are going to SELF ASSESS the works. This is your time and think about what you have accomplished? Execution? Composition? Character? This is you taking the time to think about WHY you are exceeding or why you are struggling. Time for self reflection. Let’s do this now.

BY THE WAY: everything-stained-glass.com is a good site for your own personal research.

CIaD: Handbook Covers. WRAP IT UP TODAY

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • 2.2Ac: Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.
  • 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.
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Book Cover in AI: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/dHcMl7Go2aM/maxresdefault.jpg
  • This is the week / day to finalize your design. Sit with ONE PERSON NEXT TO YOU and look at the design. I want you to explain your thoughts and reasons for this work. Explain all the choices you made. As the listener… please share TWO THOUGHTS with your partner that are CRITICAL and ACTIONABLE. Write out what your partner has said and how you are going to move forward with it.

Drawing: Nests and PASTELS! WOO HOO

  • 7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.
  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
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Matisse and Fauvism: https://www.moma.org/wp/moma_learning/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Matisse.-Study-for-Luxe-calme-et-volupte-469×372.jpg
  • Fauvism and color use. We are taking the first drawings and moving forward with them. You worked so hard to deal with value and the composition and you now are going to work with the idea of COLOR and composition. Look at your first composition and write out three things that you see as having been done WELL and three things that you feel you need to improve on. These improvements need to be actionable – what SPECIFICALLY are you going to do to improve your next work?
  • Fauvism at MoMA

AP Studio Art: Jim Dine Plants and Flowers – PRINTS to be completed in the end.

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork
  • 9.1Ad: Construct evaluations of a work of art or collection of works based on differing sets of criteria.
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Jim Dine: http://c300221.r21.cf1.rackcdn.com/jim-dine-flowers-1353360866_b.jpg
  • Using the PLANT and the images by Jim Dine that I’ve shown you, what ideas have you begun to come up with regarding the final work? The drawings need to break the traditional compositional space. How are you planning on moving that idea forward? Write out three thoughts – full sentences – about your plans.
  • This is coming up next:
    • Jim Dine and Plants slide show – HERE.
    • Previous Artworks – HERE.
    • Jim Dine Self-Portrait on the Wall VIDEO – HERE.

Adv. Drawing: Skeleton Isolation Drawings Today!

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • 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.
  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
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Da Vinci Studies. https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/ac9f782791c2cbcda3790b2fa73ddb7c.jpg?w=525
  • This week we begin our final skeleton ISOLATION drawing. Looking back at your studies from last week, what areas of the skeleton were you particularly drawn too? List 2 and tell yourself why. From these studies – what portion of the body are you going to begin your thumbnail drawings today? How are you going to deal with the negative space?
  • Previous Student’s Work

#Thursday and I’m at a meeting… #ArtWork to do!

Art kids at Adama Clay Studios.

Get out your handbooks!

“Decisions are made by those who show up.” Aaron Sorkin

Stained Glass: Thursday and Friday are the last days to work on you panels.

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork
  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
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Panel#2″: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/58/Field_of_Lilies_-_Tiffany_Studios%2C_c._1910.JPG
  • Looking back at project #2 – What are 3 major accomplishments that you can reflect on with this work? What have you become really good at in the realm of stained glass? Be ready to work on a BRAND NEW ARTWORK coming up.

BY THE WAY: everything-stained-glass.com is a good site for your own personal research.

CIaD: Handbook Covers. Use your time wisely.

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • 2.2Ac: Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.
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Handbook Covers for the Living and the Dead: https://img.etsystatic.com/il/fcbbda/843510474/il_570xN.843510474_9gwj.jpg?version=0
  • What are the SUCCESSFUL and INDIVIDUAL ideas you have in your handbook cover design? Why is your design standing out from the crowd? What did you take away from the CRITIQUE of TUESDAY and make changes to the work so that you were able to advance the design? CLASS CRITIQUE is TUESDAY of next week – that is the DEADLINE. We present to the SCHOOL COMMITTEE coming up VERY SOON!

Play the above video for all the afternoon classes and GET OUT YOUR HANDBOOKS to respond to the questions below.

Drawing: Nests and CHARCOAL

  • 7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.
  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
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Van Gogh Nest Drawing: https://www.vincent-van-gogh-gallery.org/thumbnail/403000/403549/mini_normal/Birds-Nest.jpg?ts=1459229076
  • Looking at the previous drawings from the beginning of the week. How are you making advances in the drawing? We are working on a small TRIO of drawings with specific COMPOSITIONAL requirements. Use of CHARCOAL will begin TODAY if you haven’t otherwise. Remember to focus on your INTENTIONAL mark making (and removal of marks with erasers).

AP Studio Art: Jim Dine Plants and Flowers – PRINTS to be completed in the end.

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork
  • 9.1Ad: Construct evaluations of a work of art or collection of works based on differing sets of criteria.
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Jim Dine Plant: http://p1.la-img.com/335/1786/768265_2_l.jpg
  • Using the PLANTS and the image by Jim Dine that I have shown you (AND THE BOOK), what ideas FIRST COME TO YOUR MIND when told you are going to be working on a PLANT BASED drawing and then a PRINT? Write out your FIRST THOUGHTS. We are going to be dealing with the idea of a PRINT from a drawing… the drawing will be one work, the print will be a second work that you can then go back into and work.
  • This is coming up next:
    • Jim Dine and Plants slide show – HERE.
    • Previous Artworks – HERE.
    • Jim Dine Self-Portrait on the Wall VIDEO – HERE.

Adv. Drawing: Skeleton Drawings Today! NO HANDBOOK FOR YOU THURSDAY – We will look at that FRIDAY instead.

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • 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.
  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
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Skeleton Drawing: https://i.pinimg.com/736x/07/a4/fa/07a4fa086f136d458ea1ccfc06fb53e3.jpg
  • As we worked with the skeleton this week… what have you learned from this series for drawings? What struggles are you working through? Next week we focus in on a portion of the skeleton on a large sheet of paper and work on an isolation drawing of the skeleton.

#WelcomeBack from #SpringBreak! Good #vacation? I hope so.

Get out your handbooks!

“Decisions are made by those who show up.” Aaron Sorkin

Habits and Standards
Habits and Standards

Stained Glass: GLASS IS IN! Woo Hoo! DONE by THURSDAY? Talk to me if you are NOT GOING TO BE.

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork
  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
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Tiffany Stained Glass: https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3430/3964536572_f89ee44d8a_b.jpg
  • With all the new glass now in the cabinet, it is time to really look at the deadlines. This second panel deadline will be WEDNESDAY and we group critique on Thursday. Panels will be cleaned, photographed, installed in the gallery, and grades uploaded on Friday.
  • Today we are doing a “close to final” group critique. Your final self assessment rubric will be filled out later this week. Your written comments on the rubric will be actionable items. Not… “I like x,y, or z in your work.” But rather “there are issues with the gaps in the frames and you could fix that by doing this…”

BY THE WAY: everything-stained-glass.com is a good site for your own personal research.

CIaD: Handbook Covers. Lots of instructions and rules.

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • 2.2Ac: Demonstrate awareness of ethical implications of making and distributing creative work.
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Handbook Cover? https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/51/168863981_29b67a6d71_b.jpg
  • This week is YOU WORKING and we have a MIDCRIT coming up FAST. Be prepared to talk and explain your plans to a small group of NON NEIGHBOR Studiomates. This is YOUR time to shine and get feedback and GIVE feedback. Our Midcrit is TUESDAY – so let’s get some GOOD solid design done / worked on MONDAY and be ready to roll TUESDAY for conversation.

Drawing: Nests and Drawing

  • 7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.
  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • STILL LIFE in FRONT of you… well… the beginnings of a still life that is. Today we SIMPLY sit and sketch the nests in front of us. Take your time and LOOK CAREFULLY at the lines, the marks, the ways in which you can draw. From the first two days of drawing we will begin the still life based on these natural works of engineering.
  • What challenged you with the still life ideas today? What ELEMENTS did you focus on? What Principles (movement? balance? repetition?) did you use? Are you thinking COMPOSITIONALLY?

AP Studio Art: Concentration / Crit – Jim Dine Plants and Flowers – PRINTS to be completed in the end.

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork
  • 9.1Ad: Construct evaluations of a work of art or collection of works based on differing sets of criteria.
  • Artwork out and in front of us all. We are CRITIQUING TODAY. If you are not done – it is a ZERO and you fail the final 3 works in the concentration. Fair? Yes. Empty threat? I hope not.
  • This is coming up next:
    • Jim Dine and Plants slide show – HERE.
    • Previous Artworks – HERE.

Adv. Drawing: Skeleton Drawings Today!

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • 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.
  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept. 

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    Skeleton Drawings coming up soon: http://portfolio.newschool.edu/tessardenfinkelstein/files/2015/11/Skeleton-1gz4w3x.jpg
  • What is the longest bone in the body? How can you use your understanding of the figure to HELP you figure out proportions AS you are drawing? N: Skeleton Drawings – Studying the INDIVIDUAL parts / sections of the skeleton.

#Thursday – #Drawing and #APStudioArt #Critiques #Clay in #StudioArt360

Felix Gonzalez Torres - MANY sheets of paper: http://s3.amazonaws.com/contemporaryartgroup/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Untitled_-1990.jpg
Ted Kruzan TED Talk: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/cms/binary/8032880.jpg?size=620x400s
Ted Kruzan TED Talk: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/cms/binary/8032880.jpg?size=620x400s

Shane Koyczan – TED Talk “To This Day”... for the Bullied and Beautiful… “If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that makes you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.”

Drawing: Nest Critiques – GRADES will be coming FAST!

9.1Ac: Determine the relevance of criteria used by others to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.

Let’s finish this critique up. Get the work up in front of us and you lead the way. KORB will sit and listen… Keep time Korb.

SQUAK SQUAK SQUAK - What have you got to say? http://blog-imgs-50.fc2.com/a/f/g/afg2/The-critique-Group.jpg
SQUAK SQUAK SQUAK – What have you got to say? http://blog-imgs-50.fc2.com/a/f/g/afg2/The-critique-Group.jpg

Ok. Your LAST Set of works begins tomorrow. BE ready to work. http://blog-imgs-50.fc2.com/a/f/g/afg2/The-critique-Group.jpg

Studio Art 360: Sketchbook Tuesday

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?

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Slab of Clay made into a vase / holder: https://andymac1976dotcom.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/dsc_0271.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… 

 

Advanced Drawing: 50 SoP WORK 

7. Stretch & Explore: Learning to reach beyond one’s capacities, to explore playfully without a preconceived plan, and to embrace the opportunity to learn from mistakes. A: Please consider the biggest STRUGGLE you had with this drawing from the get go… what was it and what artistic / life skills did you use to overcome that?

Well… What were biggest SUCCESSES you had with this drawing since the beginning of this artwork and how have you learned from that – how can you carry those lessons into the FUTURE?

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Felix Gonzalez Torres – MANY sheets of paper: http://s3.amazonaws.com/contemporaryartgroup/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Untitled_-1990.jpg

Felix Gonzalez – Torres BIO: http://www.andrearosengallery.com/artists/felix-gonzalez-torres/images

AP Studio Art: Concentration CRITIQUE (and PLAN)

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.

Let’s finish this critique up. Get the work up in front of us and you lead the way. KORB will sit and listen… Keep time Korb.

SQUAK SQUAK SQUAK - What have you got to say? http://blog-imgs-50.fc2.com/a/f/g/afg2/The-critique-Group.jpg
SQUAK SQUAK SQUAK – What have you got to say? http://blog-imgs-50.fc2.com/a/f/g/afg2/The-critique-Group.jpg

Ok. Your LAST Set of works begins tomorrow. BE ready to work.

#Korb is BACK and it is #Friday in the #ArtStudio

Van Gogh was the inspiration - how are you being inspired by your work? https://portraitsocietygallery.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/img_9429.jpg?w=584

HELLO ALL – I am BACK!

Drawing: Nests – ONE more days…

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

Last day in class (Monday is the Last Day) – do you need to make photographs? How many drawings have you got going? We are critiquing them on Monday – Get ready to TALK.

Van Gogh was the inspiration - how are you being inspired by your work? https://portraitsocietygallery.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/img_9429.jpg?w=584
Van Gogh was the inspiration – how are you being inspired by your work? https://portraitsocietygallery.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/img_9429.jpg?w=584

What do you need to do in order to wrap things up for Monday? Excellent job with your Observational skills. Let’s take one more day to polish up the ideas. You’ll talk about 3 of the drawings (maybe 4)… How many have you drawn?

Studio Art 360: Still Life

 

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?

Whats the FINAL process looking like? Are you going to be ready on Monday? https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg
Whats the FINAL process looking like? Are you going to be ready on Monday? https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg https://s3.amazonaws.com/easel.ly/all_easels/45467/Process_over_Product/image.jpg

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?

Advanced Drawing: 50 SoP

 7. Stretch & Explore: Learning to reach beyond one’s capacities, to explore playfully without a preconceived plan, and to embrace the opportunity to learn from mistakes.

Last day this week… What are two things you are planning on doing TODAY to get a good deal of work planned and begun for today? How are you working in the OBSERVATION part of this requirement?

How many sheets of paper are you using? I hope that your 50 are coming along well. http://anthonyfelton.com/photodiary2/images/6a44_Toolsblog.jpg 
How many sheets of paper are you using? I hope that your 50 are coming along well. http://anthonyfelton.com/photodiary2/images/6a44_Toolsblog.jpg

MONDAY we are going to HANG THEM UP and LOOK… do you need to try and work this weekend? EXPLAIN in 140 characters (using # to emphasize the important terms and phrases) what you are HAPPIEST WITH and WHY!

AP Studio Art: Concentration

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 does your work for this week Re-Engage the ideas you have been using in the past while ALSO provide ideas of REVISION?

Are you WORKING on the CONCENTRATION and FOCUSED? http://www.johnlund.com/Images/10284401107.jpg  
Are you WORKING on the CONCENTRATION and FOCUSED? http://www.johnlund.com/Images/10284401107.jpg

I try to get you to talk to one another and reflect. Look at each other’s work today and do that. Explain, listen, WRITE DOWN THOUGHTS for your own reflections. 

 

#Thursday is #Art #WorkDay

Picasso's Drawing of Guernica: http://www.museoreinasofia.es/sites/default/files/styles/foto_horizontal_wide/public/obras/DE00120_0.jpg?itok=YSFdDySJ

Last day I am gone… this week at least… Alright – watch the video – get inspired (by me) and then get to it!

Drawing: Nests – Three more days…

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

How did the critique from Tuesday help you see your work in a new way?

TEWWT TWEET - Go and Make that NEST and do a GREAT JOB! Form, Line, Shape, Value... http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/08/02/article-0-1459520F000005DC-892_468x352.jpg
TEWWT TWEET – Go and Make that NEST and do a GREAT JOB! Form, Line, Shape, Value… http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/08/02/article-0-1459520F000005DC-892_468x352.jpg

What do you WANT to do to tie these works together? YOUR VOICE? Is it coming through? 

Studio Art 360: Still Life

1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

With only two days left in the process of making your successful still life – what aspects are you going to be focusing on today?

Paul Cezanne Still Life - What can you do with yours? http://www.barnesfoundation.org/assets/collectionImgResize/b/bf/529_600_bf329_i2r.jpg
Paul Cezanne Still Life – What can you do with yours? http://www.barnesfoundation.org/assets/collectionImgResize/b/bf/529_600_bf329_i2r.jpg

As you look at tomorrow as the last day of working… what are you going to be laser focused on?

Advanced Drawing: 50 SoP

6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.

Two Plus weeks on this drawing – What have you learned about the idea of having ALL THE FREEDOM to do WHAT YOU WANT with a drawing? EXPLAIN.

50 Sheets of Paper - How are you doing? http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Xn7pct6bzM4/Ur3k9CDdcqI/AAAAAAAAQMI/qcHWkd76CFE/s1600/Post-It-Art-at-Giant-Robot-Lot-of-Good-Art.jpg
50 Sheets of Paper – How are you doing? http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Xn7pct6bzM4/Ur3k9CDdcqI/AAAAAAAAQMI/qcHWkd76CFE/s1600/Post-It-Art-at-Giant-Robot-Lot-of-Good-Art.jpg

Explain 3 things that you are struggling with and HOPE that a day off will let your brain solve tonight? 3 things… 

AP Studio Art: Concentration

 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.

Looking at the ideas you came up with as a group yesterday… if your work could MAKE A CHANGE to SOCIETY – Start Conversation – Begin a REVOLUTION for CHANGE – what imagery comes up RIGHT NOW… You do not have to stick with it, but RIGHT NOW – Good ideas or not.

Picasso's Drawing of Guernica: http://www.museoreinasofia.es/sites/default/files/styles/foto_horizontal_wide/public/obras/DE00120_0.jpg?itok=YSFdDySJ
Picasso’s Drawing of Guernica: http://www.museoreinasofia.es/sites/default/files/styles/foto_horizontal_wide/public/obras/DE00120_0.jpg?itok=YSFdDySJ

Well – are you going to lead the revolution? I hope so! What do you plan on doing for the weekend?  

TWO DAYS of SOLID #ArtMaking in #Studio123

Morandi Still Life: http://labrouge.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/due-inglesi-al-mambo-studio-of-giorgio-morandi-bologna-labrouge.jpg

Woah – I am GONE. You are really going to be working today. Watch my video and get yourself focused on the task at hand.

Drawing: Nests

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

What skills are you looking to further develop based on the conversation from the Mid-Crit Yesterday?

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Nests: http://www.juliahargreaves.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Birds-Nest-3-1024×682.jpg

What feedback did you take away from today’s critique? How will you put that forth as you continue tomorrow?

Studio Art 360: Still Life

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?

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Morandi Still Life: http://labrouge.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/due-inglesi-al-mambo-studio-of-giorgio-morandi-bologna-labrouge.jpg

How have you worked today on the ideas of the positive and negative space? What are you doing to RESOLVE the image for Friday / Monday?

Advanced Drawing: 50 SoP

7. Stretch & Explore: Learning to reach beyond one’s capacities, to explore playfully without a preconceived plan, and to embrace the opportunity to learn from mistakes.

Step back and LOOK – that’s it – LOOK… Wait… Wait… What do you see? WRITE DOWN WHAT YOU SEE. List.

Anselm Kiefet: http://images.hallartfoundation.org/www_hallartfoundation_org/2013_Mass_MoCA_Anselm_Kiefer_Hall_Art_Foundation_052_copy0.jpg
Anselm Kiefet: http://images.hallartfoundation.org/www_hallartfoundation_org/2013_Mass_MoCA_Anselm_Kiefer_Hall_Art_Foundation_052_copy0.jpg

How are you stretching yourself with this drawing? What are you doing outside of your comfort zone?

AP Studio Art: Concentration

1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.

Talk to your classmates about the IMPORTANT TOPICS you have in your head and how that can become part of the larger body of your works.

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Guernica: http://www.museoreinasofia.es/sites/default/files/styles/foto_horizontal_wide/public/obras/DE00050_0.jpg?itok=wxSeOtKR

Well… what are 3 things you came up with that you might use in the ideas of your works?  GUERNICA as the image.