#HappyBirthday #ArnoldNewman


“Pablo Picasso” 1964, Arnold Newman b. March 3, 1913 d. June 6, 2006.

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

Are you LATE or TOO LATE? http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s–pW1qHAs6–/18k2kh9qqlxwrjpg.jpg

AP Studio Art: CRIT!

How are you painting, making, drawing, creating? http://www.johnlund.com/Images/10284401107.jpg


  • 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?

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.

Advanced Drawing: Critiquing of a PAPER BAG.

Your  Paper Bag Drawings are HERE. Copy YOUR image into YOUR document! Questions – ask me on Wednesday.

Lots of Paper Bags: https://lunchat1130.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/paper-bag-hoarding.jpg


  • 2.3Ad: Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people’s lives.
  • Looking at the SYMBOLISM that this work is SUPPOSE to have about your life, explain the thoughts and ideas you are hoping to communicate through the work. HOW are you doing that? Be SPECIFIC!

A GREAT day of drawing on Friday – Time got away from us… What worked today and HOW are you going to RESOLVE the work for Wednesday’s CRIT?

RUBRIC LINK, but it should ALREADY be in your Google Drive. SHARE it with me...

Drawing: Oil Pastels!

Kandinsky – Painting. http://www.most-famous-paintings.org/Complex-Simple.jpg


  • 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?

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

By The Way… Share your STILL LIFE DRAWINGS by visiting them HERE.

Kandinsky at MAM – HERE

Studio Art 360: Collage and Symbolism

Ernst: http://www.artexpertswebsite.com/pages/artists/artists_a-k/ernst/Ernst_Untitled1920.JPG


  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you like best from yesterday? Why?  N: Max Ernst – Share one or more of his works – LANDSCAPES?

Write a ONE SENTENCE EXPLANATION about your work. Describe how you used Frottage, Grattage, and Decalcomania in the work.

#LateStart #Wednesday – How about bringing Mr. Korb a Bagel?

10 Things Creative People Do By: Randy Taran

7. Seek Out Challenging Tasks: Just for fun, challenge yourself with projects that don’t have solutions, like how to make a horse fly (no — we’re not talking unicorns) or build a perfect model of a part of the body. This opens the mind for all types of strategies, which helps generate fresh ideas.

AP Studio Art: Concentration!

Manage your online space – Art and Fear? Outdoors Work? Uploaded? http://www.happilyorganised.com/wp-content/uploads/online-presence-2.png


  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making (Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.)
  • Do you need to update your ONLINE presence? Have you updated your BREADTH site to accommodate your two most recent works?

Halfway through the week and MONDAY will be with us soon. I am PROUD of the accomplishments – a lot of alone time. What ONE BIG COOL things worked out for you today? 

Advanced Drawing: Composition and Meaning of a PAPER BAG.

What are the DETAILS that you are adding to the bags? What’s the COMPOSITION looking like? https://img0.etsystatic.com/003/1/5635838/il_570xN.406903242_oiy0.jpg


  • 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.
  • What skills do you feel you are able to be rely on as you continue with this drawing?

What has been your most successful part of this drawing today? Where are you going to START tomorrow and 2 reasons WHY?

Drawing: Color, Shape, Meaning, and MUSIC!

By The Way… Share your STILL LIFE DRAWINGS by visiting them HERE.

Kandinsky at MAM – HERE

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


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Which COMPOSITION idea are you sticking to? Are you going with the SIMPLE (Melodic) or COMPLEX (Symphonic) idea? Explain how you are doing this and what your use of shapes and forms are.

What are 3 things that TALKING and THINKING about the reading by Kandinsky has helped you better understand about YOUR work and HIS work?

Studio Art 360: Drawing of the Still Life

Morandi’s table, objects and the PAINTING! http://mahoneystudio.com/images/blog/bg_11931367630963.jpg


  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • HANG UP YOUR WORK ON THE CHALKBOARD – Two small bits of tape – and then sit down… HOW DOES IT LOOK from a few back. What looks different?

Where did you struggle with today’s drawing? Explain your thoughts here…

COMPOSITIONS? Looking for a refresher? Let’s Look HERE!