Already #Wednesday – It seems like the week has just begun.

“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

Drawing: Landscapes and YOU – I hope you gathered the images from outside.

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

What kinds of lines did you use YESTERDAY that helped you create the image of a LANDSCAPE? How can you see similarities in the WOLF KAHN from today that you have in YOUR image?

Translating the images from your PHOTOGRAPHS to the paper: Begin with one photograph on NICE drawing paper to start. Begin like yesterday and define the space with 7 lines. Switch to another photograph and do the same. Another photograph so we have 3 going right now.

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Long and Slender, Wolf Kahn Painting: https://d32dm0rphc51dk.cloudfront.net/Z-RiaWhh1Skoc035Pd-0qw/large.jpg

What struggles did you face in the simplification of the images? Wolf Kahn Pastel:

Studio Art 360: Last days to paint.

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

What are two things that are helping you EMPHASIZING the idea of  YOU as you create this self portrait?

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Jackie by Andy: https://assets.paddle8.com/510/147/16390/p17lft6sa31rpmdj21fn81lhk17k83-xl.png

How can ART be used to discuss IMPORTANT things in culture? List 3 ways in which you could use art to communicate ideas.

AP Studio Art: Crit among friends.

7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.

How has this last concentration trio challenged you? What about it is challenging? 

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Making MArks on the Page – All about YOU and YOUR MESSAGES: http://www.alzgla.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/LA-Memories-in-the-Making-Patricia-Disney.jpg

You had a lot to think about today… What did you take a away from the 1) conversation and then 2) WORK TIME?

#LastDay you are #OnYourOwn in #PleinAir. NOPE… MEET IN THE GALLERY. 

WE WILL MEET IN THR GALLERY TODAY. Tomorrow you are out in the field on your own today. 

Today we will fo about cleaning up the gallery space and setting up our exhibition. The rest of this post will roll into tomorrow… 

 There is NO ACCESS to the class studio – WET WAX on the floors folks. I will be checking on you as the three (3) hours roll by. BE ACTIVE and ENGAGED as you move forward. Scroll down for more information and inspiration.


Plein Air at the State Fair – Deadline is TOMORROW!

Last times I am sharing this information. I would LOVE for you to join me and the other artists at the WI State Fair during the Plein Air event! HERE you go.

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Out and About in Waterford

9.1P: Establish relevant criteria in order to evaluate a work of art or collection of works. This is it folks. Last day to make work about you and for you and all chosen by you. I hope that the weather has cooperated this week. Get yourself out there and get to work.

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End of the week and you have a small series of works that are all tied together. Name three things that you planned on doing to make this a series of works. How did you accomplish this idea that you set out to accomplish?


  • Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
  • Enduring Understanding: Through art-making, people make meaning by investigating and developing awareness of perceptions, knowledge, and experiences.
  • Essential Question(s): How does engaging in creating art enrich people’s lives? How does making art attune people to their surroundings? How do people contribute to awareness and understanding of their lives and the lives of their communities through art-making?

#NoMrKorb in the #ArtStudio @fjkorb is missing! Nope… #Volunteering Elsewhere for the #Arts

Kandisnky as an Impression Painter: http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/images/standard/WebLarge/WebImg_000276/189732_3296010.jpg

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


Drawing: Soft Pastels

 

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

What ONE bit of theory has stuck with you as we have talked about the works and ideas of Wassily Kandinsky? Can you use any of his ideas on color and shape in your work as it is developed?

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Kandisnky as an Impression Painter: http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/citi/images/standard/WebLarge/WebImg_000276/189732_3296010.jpg

  1. Blending ANALOGOUS colors with and without finger blending
  2. Blending COMPLEMENTS with and without finger blending
  3. Straight and Curved lines with the TIPS and with the SIDES of the pastels
  4. Filling large areas with a color and then doing smaller details over the top with another DIFFERENT color
  5. Blending with CIRCULAR marks as well as BACK AND FORTH marks
  6. Using PAPER as a masking tool
  7. Adding a WHITE HIGHLIGHT over a darker colored surface
  8. Working UPRIGHT on an easel versus on the FLAT on a table top
  9. Cleaning your pastels with paper towel
  10. Experiment on your own – use your initial images of SKETCHING for the VISUAL experiment inspiration
  11. CLEANING with SPRAY and a CLOTH RAG – that’s not an exercise but a technique that will clean a lot faster than paper towel

END OF CLASS TODAY – Write an answer to this on PAGE 19: What NEW ideas do you have about COLOR as you have used pastels?


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?

A Bit Blurry but... How's YOUR face on a mug? https://i.ytimg.com/vi/7-pk_0b1mKU/hqdefault.jpg
A Bit Blurry but… How’s YOUR face on a mug? https://i.ytimg.com/vi/7-pk_0b1mKU/hqdefault.jpg

END OF CLASS TODAY – Write an answer to this on PAGE 19: 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 and the GESTURE

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

Look at the series of works from yesterday… how have you begun to see the figure differently? Are you thinking about the the FORM in a different fashion than you had earlier?

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GEsture over Gesture over Gesture… well maybe not exactly but… http://www.studentartguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/line-drawings-wang-tzu-ting.jpg

Next week – LONGER FIGURE DRAWINGS – 

END OF CLASS TODAY – Write an answer to this on PAGE 19: What were the the challenges you faced today? What was the BIGGEST CHALLENGE you faced today in the drawing? How did you SUCCEED?


 

AP Studio Art: WORK on CONCENTRATION

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

What have your previous sketches been over the past months? How have you been planning the NEW and Important ideas out for your work? HOW DOES THIS HELP YOU? (Hand out the Artists pages from their websites and remind them of the expectations.)

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How are YOU doing in YOUR studio? Concentration of works: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/4c/91/30/4c9130b187f9557c4d1aad29c51cdb94.jpg

END OF CLASS TODAY – Write an answer to this on PAGE 19: What materials and ideas are you using that are elevating your concentration? How have you demonstrated the LEARNING and GROWTH in the body of work you have produced? 

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 APRIL 3 for CRITIQUE & PRESENTATION.

 

#Fears in #Art – #APStudioArt #Breadth and all the rest of them.

Fear of Sleep - BOO: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/1a/ec/6c/1aec6cdb74e289b7051d3d85265b268e.jpg

Jerry Saltz – Advice to Art Students (A NEW ONE EACH DAY!)

7) Be in contact with artists all the time. If you don’t, your work will die because you will wake up one day and think you know it all.


Drawing: Books and Oil Pastels

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

Biggest struggles with the ideas of collage? What are they? Has this changed your outlook on making art?

How are your BOOKS coming along? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/ac/c7/bc/acc7bcd334d23c7b7c82c5683bcbd682.jpg
How are your BOOKS coming along? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/ac/c7/bc/acc7bcd334d23c7b7c82c5683bcbd682.jpg

New thoughts on TODAY’s progress. Give 2 and SHARE THEM with your classmates.


Studio Art 360: BALANCE and Organic Objects

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

What do you feel you need to do to FINISH  the work you are creating today? Adding a stain tomorrow to make the color help the relief more visible.

Copper Bas-Relief: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/17/f3/24/17f3242446fc9dcbedf64b767222bc0b.jpg
Copper Bas-Relief: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/17/f3/24/17f3242446fc9dcbedf64b767222bc0b.jpg

Did you have any struggles today? What are things that you might use in the process that you see as helpful in the idea of making art in the future? What about skills you have developed this year that will help outside of the art room?


Advanced Drawing: Fast Food

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

What did you do yesterday to prepare yourself for in the design and execution of this still life / commentary work?

How's the space?  https://i0.wp.com/farm3.staticflickr.com/2642/3764370966_44a34b404c.jpg
How’s the space?  http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2642/3764370966_44a34b404c.jpg

What did you take away from the drawing today? What are you succeeding with?. (1, 3, 5).

 


AP Studio Art: FEAR! Listen to THIS… NPR’s This American Life (again)… ASSIGNMENT HERE!

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

What are  you AFRAID of? We looked at Art and Fear – now we are going to look at yourself and fear.

BOO! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/1a/ec/6c/1aec6cdb74e289b7051d3d85265b268e.jpg
BOO! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/1a/ec/6c/1aec6cdb74e289b7051d3d85265b268e.jpg

What are you thinking about when it comes to FEAR?  SHORT ARTWORK WEEK – DUE NEXT WEEK THURSDAY. 

 

#Wednesday and #ThreeDays of #Studio time with #Korb

The importance of goals (and I feel reflection)

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Goals and Goal Setting: http://media3.popsugar-assets.com/files/2014/08/18/746/n/1922441/79c345334b05824e_Screen_Shot_2014-08-18_at_9.53.39_AMLXsU2E.xxxlarge/i/Important-Write-Down-Your-Goals.jpg

Studio Art 360: Balance and Pattern – All sorts of types

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

What do you feel you need to do in order to be focused and intentional in the work you are creating? One aspect of this work is to know that the marks you are making are permanent – cannot be taken out – one and done. How do you work with the mistakes that you might make?

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How do you feel about the process that you went through today in the making of you bas-relief metal work? 


Painting: Portraits and OILS

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

Have you looked around the room? What are the other artists doing in the process that you might be able to incorporate into your ideas?

Painting with your references? Will you be ready for the Critique? https://i.ytimg.com/vi/DWt7711uCoM/maxresdefault.jpg
Painting with your references? Will you be ready for the Critique? https://i.ytimg.com/vi/DWt7711uCoM/maxresdefault.jpg

Step back and look – what are three things you need to work on in your painting that you might not have seen so far? 



Drawing: Drawings ready for Printing

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

Today you are wrapping up the drawing. What are your plans? Have you chosen a compositional style? A color scheme? What is going to make this a STRONG work of art?

Printing from Continuous Line Contour Drawings: https://i0.wp.com/www.lindagermain.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Linda-Germain-4794.jpg
Printing from Continuous Line Contour Drawings: http://www.lindagermain.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Linda-Germain-4794.jpg

Are you ready for tomorrow? Will you be prepared to print on Friday? This is CRUNCH TIME! 


AP: Art and Fear NEW UPDATES! Woo Hoo!

Chapter 1 Available in AUDIO! Each Chapter is going to be recorded to help those who might need a bit of help reading through the chapters. The good part is – the words are almost all correct. The downside is – you need to listen to me.

NEW AND EXCITING NEWS! Available on this website (look to the right under ARTICLES, BOOKS, AND VIDEO LINKS for Art and Fear – Audio as well as the individual chapter websites from www.KorbArtAndFear.WordPress.com and HERE is the link too.

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

How does FEAR get in your way TODAY as you begin to or continue to create art?

How have you learned to work beyond fears to create work this year? Do you find that you still have fears about the work you are creating?

#Tuesday without #MrKorb is #Sad

TO ALL CLASSES!


Studio Art 360: Balance and Pattern – All sorts of types


Painting: Portraits and OILS


Drawing: Contour, Pastels, and Printing


AP: Art and Fear

#Friday in #Studio means #MAKE ART! But casually – #bluejeans and #TShirts

 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


1 – 7:25-8:01
2 – 8:06-8:44
3 – 8:49-9:25
4 – 9:30-10:06
Assembly – 10:11-11:10
Recessional/Students Greet Vet’s in Halls to Commons – 11:10-11:20
5A Class – 11:20-11:44
5AB Class – 11:20-12:13
5BC Class – 11:49-12:42
5C Class – 12:18-12:42
A lunch – 11:20-11:44
B lunch – 11:49-12:13
C lunch – 12:18 – 12:42
6 – 12:47-1:24
7 – 1:29-2:05
8 – 2:10-2:46


Studio Art 360: CLAY and Cups and Figures and Animals

What portions of your sculpture do you see as ADDITIVE, SUBTRACTIVE, and MANIPULATIVE? Describe in DETAIL the areas – use imagery as descriptors.

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Abe Anjin http://www.top10listland.com/wp-content/uploads/Abe-Anjin-1938-present.jpg

What was the biggest challenge you had with using clay and creating a three dimensional artwork – PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.


PAINTING: Hallways and Abstraction

A REAL day of painting – What are you looking to accomplish today? Look at your painting FIRST… them answer the question? REFLECTION!

Looking at your painting today… what DID you accomplish? What are you pleased with and what are you NOT happy with? Successes and Failures – TALK TO YOUR NEIGHBOR about this please.


Drawing: Kandinsky and YOU!

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https://www.ushmm.org/research/research-in-collections/collections-highlights/julien-bryan/nazi-germany-1937/1937-munich-exhibition-of-degenerate-art

What is one major idea about the similarities and differences in your ideas and Kandinsky’s u learned through the WRITING ASSIGNMENT for today?

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Early Kandinsky: http://dossierjournal.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/kandinskycolorfullife.jpg

How does your art compare with the work of “professionals” and how can you work to create a better understanding of your approach / intent / ideas?)    


AP Studio Art: Concentration – CRIT DAY!

What was helpful about 1) seeing your work from a distance and 2) hearing what others thought about the work you created? – 2 minute thoughts aout what you are doing… You HAVE TO MAKE ART to MAKE ART!

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CRIT Sandwich: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lUHLfa7kEPY/TzHdc2miDGI/AAAAAAAAAuQ/4dc8ZuH8VNk/s320/hamburger-critique.jpg

What is something that you took away from the 2 minute critique today – whether it be about YOUR work or about another person’s work.

 

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 2: 3 concentration works. DUE NOVEMBER 21.

#FullWeekOfSchool in the #ArtStudio

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“Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog

Class Reflections: As you look back on week one, what are two things that you are pleased with or struggling with as we have moved forward in the artmaking process?

Studio Art 360: Collaborative Site Specific Sculpture

Richard Serra Tilted Arc (removed) http://aliceblogs.epfl.ch/assets/files/000/020/135/original/54aah122.slidequiz4.review1304909131244.jpg

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Uk9sAkN5KLr5iXxVPzi4TYPU9Qt96mk2Fe5EHQSzfCg/embed?start=false&loop=true&delayms=10000

Q: What is the biggest challenge you see in the process of cutting out the SHAPES in order to build up the FORM? Working with your team? Thinking about the space that you are working from?

Painting: Encaustics – Let’s get rolling!

This is a GREAT movie to watch in its entirety. I’ll leave the link up for your viewing pleasure.

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Jasper Johns Encaustic – Let’s get started!

Q: What are you ready to do today. OUT LOUD TO STUDENTS – Take a look and have a conversation with your classmates to discuss the next steps in the process.

Drawing: Charcoal, Pastels: Oil and Soft Still Life / Collage

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Anselm Kiefer – Books are inspiration! https://italianintransito.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/anselm-kiefer-naglfar.jpg

Q:  What have you learned today about how to push / pull / develop space using perspective? What have you accomplished with pencil? Pastel? Charcoal?

AP Studio Art: Critique – Let’s look at the RUBRIC! Then talk about your works.

 

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Robert Chabet uses apples as a concentration. Let’s eat ours (if they are still good) while we talk about the rubric and develop some conversation.

 

Q: As a body / concentration of works, what do you see as interesting, worthwhile for 1) YOU to create and 2) the audience to sit and look at? 3) Holding it together as an intense study of the topic?

#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.

#GradesAreDueToday – Do you have your #LateWork in?

“If you don’t like change, you’ll like irrelevance even less” General Eric Shinsek

AP Studio Art: Prepare for the AP FINAL TODAY!

Here they are – grading your work! http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/assets_c/2013/06/APArt2_400%20(2)-thumb-420×236-5362.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 do you need to do before 6th Hour? Are you 100% Ready?

No more reflection today. Are you done?

Advanced Drawing: Gesture Drawing to warm up – Longer drawing today!

Today – Longer Drawing Time! Ready? http://artdivision.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Drawing-Class.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Beginning with the warm ups, how do you think having MORE time to draw will make it a STRONGER drawing?

Look carefully at your drawing from today… what’s the STRONGEST part of it? WHY?

Drawing: Get BACK to the Drawing – This week is IT!

Maurice de Vlaminck’s portrait: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4115/4871508338_48bc1811d0.jpg

GOALS:

  • G: 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • If you were to look at your paper in terms of percentages, how much of the paper have you touched with pastel? Do you feel you are covering LARGE areas first or DETAILS first?

How does FINGER BLENDING muddy the drawing and keep it from staying fresh? Under what circumstances would you WANT to finger blend – give me examples!

Studio Art 360: Wednesday DUE – then to mount and evaluate.

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GOALS:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What seems to be the one LARGEST CHALLENGE you are facing with your acrylic paintings?

What color scheme is your MOST SUCCESSFUL ONE at this point and WHY?