#Painting and #Drawing in the #Studio of #Artists – 4 reasons you should make #ART

“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

Painting and Advanced Painting: STAY ON TARGET!

How are you using PAINTS in a NEW way? http://www.featurepics.com/FI/Thumb300/20100827/Multi-Coloured-Oil-Paints-1643908.jpg

Goals: 

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • How do you FEEL about the act of oil painting again? The time away and the time returned? What did the BREAK do for the act of painting for you?
  • Folder to upload from is HERE.

Reflection: What is the STRENGTH of your work that you are especially proud of? 

ONLINE CRITIQUE HERE!

Studio Art 360: PAINT your POP!

EXAMPLES from LAST YEAR!

VISUAL EXAMPLE of SETTING UP YOUR IMAGE.

Robert Rauschenberg and his White Paintings: http://www.barbican.org.uk/duchamp/images/rauschenberg_slide_1.jpg

Goals

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • Look at YESTERDAY’s PAINTING and write out THREE THINGS you either STRUGGLED with or SUCCEEDED with. . Rauschenberg White Paintings: 

Reflection: What do  YOU do to communicate the important things in YOUR Life? List a few. Remember that ART be used to discuss IMPORTANT things in culture?

AP Studio Art: CRIT Today! How’s your WEBSITE?

Frank Juarez – MORE of his works… https://www.artsinmilwaukee.org/hold/galleries/171/171_p172p43r66p4t8gnlfe1ivglu25.jpg

http://frankjuarezpaintings.com/

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.
  • Are you able to INTELLIGENTLY and ARTISTICALLY describe the works that you are creating? What IS the answer to the first question ? What is the central idea to your concentration?

Reflection: Discuss the 2 questions with your classmates – can you answer them successfully and convincingly? Do your answers clearly demonstrate your ideas and growth?

Drawing: Wrap up by FRIDAY?

Alexi van Jawlensky (MAM owns one) Girl with Green Eyes. http://www.allpaintings.org/d/34361-2/Alexej+von+Jawlensky+-+Young+Girl+with+Green+Eyes.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • Step back – yesterday you looked at the class work and got some feedback from them. Take a HARD LOOK AT YOUR DRAWING and determine what you need to focus on in the next 46 minutes. WRITE IT OUT!
  • Folder to UPLOAD FROM is HERE

Reflection: ONE MORE DAY to work in class. What is working successfully in your drawing? WHY?

ONLINE CRITIQUE HERE!

#Sketchbook #Tuesday #StudioArt360 – #Portraits for the rest of us.

“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

Painting and Advanced Painting: PAINTS are ORDERED!

Close up of a Wayne Thiebauld Painting: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3371/3490805730_baa8154e3a.jpg?v=0

Goals: 

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What is ONE aspect of working in OIL PAINTS that you feel is working to your advantage in this first challenging oil painting? 

Reflection / Evaluation: What was your biggest success as you worked through the class period today?

Studio Art 360: SKETCHBOOKS and HALLWAYS?

Hallways are challenging – what can you do to make this one REALLY successful? Hallway drawing time!  http://img07.deviantart.net/3051/i/2010/263/f/4/hallway_perspective_by_juanx-d2z4n3q.jpg

Goals

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What is one skill that you feel working on the sketchbooks has helped you become better at over the course of the year?

Reflection / Evaluation:  While we may not be able to LOOK at the hallways outside of class time to resolve this drawing… what CAN you do in order to polish this idea of perspective in the hallway? How can you make this a STRONG composition as a FINISHED drawing?

AP Studio Art: TALKING ART ONE MORE DAY!

Talking Confidential about Art in the Room: https://artinthemovies.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/untitled-8.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 was helpful about 1) seeing your work from a distance and 2) hearing what others thought about the work you created 

Reflection / Evaluation:  What is something that you took away from the critique today – whether it be about YOUR work or about another person’s work.

Drawing: Hip-Hop and Fauvism… the Hip-Hop its time.

 OZ in front of one of his murals: Graffiti in your art! https://news.artnet.com/wp-content/news-upload/2014/09/2014-29-09-oz-graffiti-e1411985153423.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • What are TWO Elements of Art that you are EMPHASIZING as you create this work of art?

Reflection / Evaluation: Look even MORE carefully at your drawing – what is ONE MORE ELEMENT of ART that you could see as developing as a subordinate element?

#TODAY in #Art: #Fauvism, the #Portrait, and #You – #Symbolism?

There’s no retirement for an artist, it’s your way of living so there’s no end to it. Henry Moore

Painting and Advanced Painting: CANVAS Building

How to BEGIN the Portrait? http://www.urchinmovement.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/egon-schiele-7.jpg

Goals: 

  • 5.1Ac: Evaluate, select, and apply methods or processes appropriate to display artwork in a specific place.
  • Knowing you have the options of REALISM in colors or going out on your own in choices of colors… what do you see as advantages of the direction you are planning on going? I want you to think about both approaches.
    • SELF PORTRAITS from PREVIOUS Classes – HERE

Reflection / Evaluation: What ideas do you see coming out from others as you develop your own ideas? How can you see working with OTHERS in a COMMUNITY as being beneficial to the development of your art?

Studio Art 360: CLAY! Finally!

What NEXT? We SAW this work LAST WEEK – What did he do next? http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/slave_9_whole.jpg

Goals

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What challenges are you having COMPOSITIONALLY with your image / sculpture?
    • REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Sculpture.

Reflection / Evaluation: How have you begun to SOLVE the COMPOSITIONAL CHALLENGES / PROBLEMS in your work?

AP Studio Art: Critique!

Have you looked at the AP Studio Art Portfolio for Inspiration? Here are the AP Studio Art Portfolio Example Pages.

 

How can Music Inspire your ART? – Listen to the SONGS in the link below for your inspiration – CHOOSE TWO to work from – We will assign them tomorrow!

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • How have YOU begun to understand the importance of reflection and CRITIQUE? AND…
  • When you think of your favorite music… do you think of images, colors, shapes and forms? How HAVE you , COULD you use your past / current ideas about MUSIC to create works that will represent / draw upon music

MUSIC TO BE INSPIRED BY HERE!

Reflection / Evaluation: What is something that you took away from the critique today – whether it be about YOUR work or about another person’s work.

Drawing: Google Slideshow

Oh Matisse – How you are an inspiration! Andre. http://culturoid.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Andr%C3%A9-Derain-Henri-Matisse.jpeg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What is successful in your artwork? What is the color scheme you are using? Share this with your neighbor. 

Reflection / Evaluation: What is the progress of the drawing thus far? What is your neighbor doing well? What is your neighbor not doing successfully? Share your thoughts with your neighbors.

#Graffiti in the #ArtStudio – #Artists you NEED to KNOW!

#WiArtChat is on TWITTER NEEDS your INPUT! Please visit goo.gl/UvXgQM

“Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.” ~ Neil Gaiman

Painting and Advanced Painting: CANVAS Building

Kims Art Blog

Goals: 

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • Consider the layering and transparency of the images / colors… what does this visually do for you, the painter? What does it do visually for the audience? 
  • ONE ADDITION TO THE HANDOUT – RESEARCH A CONTEMPORARY PORTRAIT ARTIST, Write a One Paragraph (or more) Biography about the artist, have 5 images as visual reference with TITLE, SIZE, YEAR, MEDIUM, and have VISUAL REFERENCES to their art in YOUR painting!
  • SELF PORTRAITS from PREVIOUS Classes – HERE

Reflection / Evaluation: What is the ONE aspect of the construction of the canvas you are struggling with?

Studio Art 360: CLAY! Finally!

Abraham Lincolm BAS RELIEF: http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/bas_relief_young_lincoln.jpg

Goals

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What challenges did you have in getting started this week on Tuesday with the clay? REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Sculpture.

Reflection / Evaluation: What was the largest success you have in today’s work? Take a look at the rest of the classes work BEFORE we clean up. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.

AP Studio Art: Concentration!

Have you looked at the AP Studio Art Portfolio for Inspiration? Here are the AP Studio Art Portfolio Example Pages.

YUM – The Critique Cookie: http://unearthedcomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Unearthed-CritiquingCookie-1311-1-web.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.
  • Critique with the Painting Class – As an individual, what do you think you are going to struggle with the most in today’s (and tomorrow – and maybe Wednesday’s) Critique

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

Drawing: Google Slideshow

Madam Matisse: http://www.abcgallery.com/M/matisse/matisse80.JPG BIO HERE!

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • Where in society today do you think most people get PORTRAITS of themselves made? Share your answers with your neighbor. 

Reflection / Evaluation: What is the progress of the drawing thus far? What is the progress of the SELFIE / GRAFFITI? What are you hoping to COMMUNICATE in your work? What is your neighbor doing well? What is your neighbor not doing successfully? Share your thoughts with your neighbors.

#Continuous #Line and the #FineArts – What #Skills are you working on?

“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: CRITIQUE and REFLECT on Bas Relief Sculpture.

Even the MASTER of the ARTS, Pablo Picasso, used continuous line contour drawings to practice and fine tune his craft.

Goals:

  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • What was the most challenging part of the continuous line drawing experience from yesterday?

What was the most difficult thing about switching from the basic continuous line drawing to the BLIND continuous line contour drawing? Why did the change make it so much harder (or other feeling)?

Painting: Wrap up before break – what will you come back to?

Ah Oil Paints… How I have missed you…

Goals:

  • G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • How do you FEEL about the act of oil painting again? The time away and the time returned? What did the BREAK do for the act of painting for you?

Critiques will be part of the FINAL EXAM – Written as well as the ORAL. The Final Exam WRITTEN will be DONE when you walk in the room on EXAM DAY. G: What is the STRENGTH of your work that you are especially proud of?

AP Studio Art – PAINT and CONCENTRATE!

How did this tie into yesterday’s work by Frank Juarez?

Goals:

  • G: : 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.
  • Are you able to INTELLIGENTLY and ARTISTICALLY describe the works that you are creating? What IS the answer to the first question from the AP Poster? What is the central idea to your concentration? Body of work by Wisconsin Artist Frank Juarez: 

What works have you got planned? What do you need to do to get the work from the past semester all wrapped up and solidified?  G: Last 15 minutes – Stand up and read the 2 questions and respond in front of class with two works that clearly demonstrate your ideas and growth. http://frankjuarezpaintings.com/

TOMORROW at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 8 is due in Art and Fear Blog

#Mid #Week is #PAST – What #ART are you doing for the #REST of it?

“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

LET’S TALK MISSING WORK…

All work that you have missing as of RIGHT NOW… will be DUE… DUE… DUE FRIDAY! That’s it – no more days. The end of the semester is coming up fast(?) 4 more weeks… but I cannot wait on ANYMORE late work. (BTW… progress reports go out tomorrow! SURPRISE!)

Studio Art 360 – Collage, Frottage, Grattage, and Decalcomania

LARGE GROUP Slide Show Project – Let’s SEE it HERE!

How has he created a sense of SPACE? How did YOU? http://michaeldcommunications.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/75-collage-FAther.jpg

Goals:

  • 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?

Working with the clay for ONE DAY now… what do you feel you are going to have to do to REALLY make this sculpture work? How are you going to have to balance and budget your time? 

Painting – Drawing and Painting on your canvas! Let’s hang a show too!

NEW PAINTINGS by the WUHS Painting Class – HERE!

GREAT TEXTURE! How is this different than acrylic? http://dudleyquintard100.blox.pl/resource/oil_painting_texture03.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What challenges do you see in the use of OIL paint versus Acrylic paint? What advantages do you see in the use of oil over acrylic?

What ideas do you see coming out from others works as you took the 4 minutes to walk around today and see what others are doing? How can you see working with OTHERS in a COMMUNITY as being beneficial to the development of your art?

AP Studio Art – ONLINE and IN CLASS / Out of the Studio Too!

YESTERDAY at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 5 was due in Art and Fear Blog.

SAM FRANCIS! Great BIG artwork! What’s the practice you are taking to COMPLETE your works? New Ideas – same techniques? MONDAY!

Goals:

  • Research and Information Fluency – Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • What problems are you having with the BLOG / WordPress program – uploading? Writing? Maneuvering around the site?

What do you need to do in order to have ALL your work (made so far this year) photographed, edited, and uploaded to the website? Sam Francis Working: 

***ASSIGNMENT in ONE WEEK (NEXT Monday) Adventure Image and Still Life FOCUSING ON and being able to SPEAK ABOUT an ELEMENT and PRINCIPLE Specifically… and MONDAY (Change of HEART) – Website is DUE – Statements on your NAME PAGE, 6 Concentration Works Uploaded, How many BREADTH works do you have done? ***

ADVENTURE – This American Life: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/448/adventure

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.

#Affecting the #World through your #Art

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.

“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

ART NEWS:

Renoirs TRUE colors – Click HERE to read more!

LET’S TALK MISSING WORK…

All work that you have missing as of RIGHT NOW… will be DUE… DUE… DUE FRIDAY! That’s it – no more days. The end of the semester is coming up fast(?) 4 more weeks… but I cannot wait on ANYMORE late work. (BTW… progress reports go out tomorrow! SURPRISE!)

Studio Art 360 – Collage, Frottage, Grattage, and Decalcomania

LARGE GROUP Slide Show Project – Let’s SEE it HERE!

Romare Bearden and his FOUNDATION! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/3b23d-6.jpg

Goals:

  •  10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What are you doing to SUCCESSFULLY create a REAL Sense of SPACE in your COMPOSITION?

How do you see your artwork as being something that CAN affect how your audience thinks about and considers their own ideas about bullying?

Painting – Drawing and Painting on your canvas! Let’s hang a show too!

A Close Up of an Oil Painting… different than acrylics?

NEW PAINTINGS by the WUHS Painting Class – HERE!

Goals:

  • 5.1Ac: Evaluate, select, and apply methods or processes appropriate to display artwork in a specific place.
  • As a group what do you think is going to be difficult about hanging your PAINTINGS in the gallery?

What are you anxious about as we begin to think about and use oil paints?

AP Studio Art – ONLINE and IN CLASS / Out of the Studio Too!

TUESDAY at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 5 IS due in Art and Fear Blog.

Robert Rauschenberg at work in his studio!

Goals:

  • 10.1Ad: Synthesize knowledge of social, cultural, historical, and personal life with art-making approaches to create meaningful works of art or design.
  • What have you accomplished regarding the ADVENTURES story? Write out the IDEA behind your work and then SHARE the story with your classmate.

With ALL that is going on these past two weeks – and little input from me… what have you accomplished VISUALLY and / or TECHNOLOGICALLY.

***ASSIGNMENT in ONE WEEK (NEXT Monday) Adventure Image and Still Life FOCUSING ON and being able to SPEAK ABOUT an ELEMENT and PRINCIPLE Specifically. Friday – Website is DUE – Statements on your NAME PAGE, 6 Concentration Works Uploaded, How many BREADTH works do you have done? ***

ADVENTURE – This American Life: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/448/adventure