Bauhaus and Der Blaue Reiter… World Language Lessons for the day are over.

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

Art Foundations: Oil Pastels and you!

If you were to be a ONE POINT PERSPECTIVE Photograph… what rules of thumb would you use to be “perfect”? http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2028/1594209548_ebb38563ec.jpg

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the positive and negative space of the branches as well as the use of the OIL PASTELS.

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective.

Drawing: Kandinsky and the Bauhaus

What do you recognize from yesterday’s conversation? Are the colors the Kandinsky theme? Are they yours? http://www.algarcia.org/art/bauhaus.jpg

Goals:

  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What NEW ideas can you EXPRESS about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you created today?

AP Studio Art: Draw and Paint and Make Your Art

How are your ideas coming together? How are you? http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3121/3175394436_db29a51079.jpg?v=0

Goals:

  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

What have you come up with? What materials are you planning on using? How does it fit into your current body of work?

Tick Tock goes the clock… What is holding you back?

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

—Og Mandino (Paul Mark Sutherland http://goalhabits.com/2013/10/12/goal-achievement-quote-oct-12-2013/)

It’s ALMOST too late, but not quite, for missing work… What can you do? – WEDNESDAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR MISSING ASSIGNMENTS!

Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock… The Clock Does Not Stop! Get your late work in! Some credit is better than no credit! Would you rather have 50 cents from a dollar or Zero cents from a dollar?

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Art Foundations: Intro to Perspective and WRAP UP Positive / Negative Composition – One Point Perspective Video – You Tube!

Brunelleschi re-invented linear perspective… how easily can you discover it for yourself? Kahn Academy – Click on the image above for a HISTORICAL insight.

GOALS: Historical in Nature Today! What do these MEAN? In your own words – talk to your neighbor about what they mean.

  1. 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts and other disciplines from history or movements (Renaissance)

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective.

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Advanced Drawing: Non-Objective Drawing based on REALITY!

How are you breaking your ABSTRACT NON-OBJECTIVE VALUE based composition up? How are you BALANCING out the composition to make it work with value and make it INTERESTING?

Richard Diebenkorn – Abstraction from REALITY and DIRECT OBSERVATION!

Ocean Park Series… A bit of history from his Catalogue Raisonne.
How many VALUES are you seeing in your images?

GOALS:

  1. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges
  2. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art (NON-Objective from direct observation – What do you hope to learn from this experience?)

How are your skills developing in the creation of VALUE based non-objective artwork? How is the composition coming along? How are you breaking your ABSTRACT NON-OBJECTIVE VALUE based composition up? How are you BALANCING out the composition to make it work with value and make it INTERESTING?

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AP Studio Art: Concentration #1 – DUE MONDAY as well as CHAPTER 3 in ART and FEAR! – C’Mon Y’All

Whatcha’ doin’ in ya’ sketchbook yo? Click on the picture to see a GREAT collection of sketchbook ideas and the like.

GOALS:

  1. 1.4 create and define, visual challenges (your concentrations)  using 1.4.1 analysis and 1.4.2 synthesis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements and then reassembling it all into a successful and powerful composition)
  2. Create multiple solutions to solve your visual problems that shows relationships between form and context (It is important / essential to make MANY initial ideas rather than just one for that artwork. I am collecting your initial sketches on Monday along with the artwork.)

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your first work? Please hand in your PLANNING / THINK SHEETS from last week today – before you leave – I want to read your thoughts… Thanks.

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