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? 

You Can Make a Difference Today. Your Generosity Will Have a Direct Impact on the Alzheimer’s Community in Greater Los Angeles.
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?

#Monday of the last week of the #3rdQuarter – got your #LateWork DONE?

Drawing: MUSIC and ART6

Der Blaue Reiter period… https://classconnection.s3.amazonaws.com/380/flashcards/821380/jpg/compositionii1348669011609.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 4.2Ac: Analyze, select, and critique personal artwork for a collection or portfolio presentation.
  • What did you take away from the KANDINSKY / BAUHAUS / der Blau Reider project? How can you see using these skills, understanding, knowledge in the future of your artmaking career? 
  • Click HERE to access the Google Slideshow for our presentation
  • Click HERE to get your ART… can you save it to YOUR Google Folder? Hmmm…

Reflection:  What did writing about your image / ideas do to help you understand the ideas you were trying to communicate VISUALLY? 

Studio Art 360: TEXTURE – COLLAGE it Ernst Style

Romare Bearden Collage: http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wunc/files/styles/x_large/public/201405/Romare_Bearden%252c_Out_Chorus%252c_1979-1980%252c_etching%252c_aquatint%252c_serigraph%252c_image_12.5_x_16_inches.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • Looking at the ROMARE BEARDEN collage on the screen, what do you think this work is about? WHY? Please work with your neighbor on answering this question.

Reflection: Explain why creating art that is CLEARLY NARRACIVE / Tells a story / explains something that is of importance to you is challenging? Explain 2 major points… 

AP Studio Art: Crit Pencils…

CW Pencil Emporium: http://www.boweryboogie.com/content/uploads/2015/03/cw-pencil-1-620×465.jpg

Pencil Story on FREAKONOMICS – LISTEN HERE: http://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/freakonomics/#file=json/576159

Goals:

  • G:  4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Looking at your PENCIL drawing – and using a pencil AND a single sheet of loose leaf paper – spend 15 minutes writing up a statement explaining the ideas behind your work. PLEASE consider the thoughts you had when you listened to FREAKONOMICS from the Podcast., One solid paragraph – 12 sentences.

Reflection: What it says above! G: Well… what do you think about the ideas of having someone else OWN a work of art of yours? Does giving it away do anything for you? Emotionally? Viscerally (in the gut)? 

Advanced Drawing: 50 Sheets of Paper – FINAL DAYS THIS WEEK!

Felix Gonzales Torres – HUNDREDS of sheets of paper! http://dbprng00ikc2j.cloudfront.net/work/image/46284/slide/Communication_Breakdown_Felix_Gonzalez_Torres__Christopher_Wool_untitled_693_118.jpg

Goals:

  •  G: 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • This is the LAST WEEK on this drawing – I think we are LONG past the original time it was planned for. That’s OK – BUT – WHAT DO YOU REALLY NEED TO FOCUS ON TO BE READY FOR MONDAY’S CRITIQUE? Seriously… CRIT on MONDAY!

Reflection:  Were you able to get 3 things accomplished today that help you see you are on the right path for completion? Is there a good amount of work to finish? STAY ON TASK

#Sketchbook #Tuesday in #360 – Work for the rest of you.

 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: MUSIC and ART!

Kandinsky in the EARLY DAYS… http://dossierjournal.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/kandinskycolorfullife.jpg

Goals:

  • .2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What were the similarities and differences in your ideas and Kandinsky’s N: Peer review of the images and statements.  

Reflection: 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?)

Studio Art 360: Sketchbook Tuesday – Self Portraits?

What are YOU going to be doing with your sketch? This is a good example from a PROFESSIONAL ARTIST – Her website is HERE! http://busymockingbird.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/img_5151.jpg?w=620&h=745

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • Last week – WEEPING WILLOW was your prompt. Please explain your thoughts about WHY you did WHAT you did with your sketchbook and resolving the idea of WEEPING WILLOW. 3 – 5 sentences to explain. 

Reflection: What three things can you do / are you going to do to to enhance your sketchbook drawing for next week’s grade? Look at and work with image from assignment sheet! 

AP Studio Art: Pencils…

Goals:

  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • Yesterday you listened to Freakonomics — “How Can This Possibly Be True?” What are three things that came to mind – were interesting – gave you visual ideas in your head as you listened to the story? ANYTHING? Today – With your FAVORITE PENCIL IN HAND and WHATEVER DRAWING materials you want (on the 11” x 8.5” paper) you are going to OBSERVE and DRAW this pencil – that’s it – straight up – DRAW THIS PENCIL… OBSERVATION and INTERPRETATION – Skill here. DUE MONDAY! ONE DRAWING – GO! BTW… The Pencil you are DRAWING (and maybe drawing with) will be included in the final artwork – attached to the drawing. 

Pencil Story on FREAKONOMICS – LISTEN HERE: http://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/freakonomics/#file=json/576159

Reflection: Well… what have you accomplished? Are FOUR DAYS too many? Not enough? 3 things you are PLANNING for this drawing. IMPRESS ME tomorrow! 

Advanced Drawing: 50 Sheets of Paper!

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Goals:

  • 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.
  • What are TWO THINGS you feel that you need some FEEDBACK on? Write that down – when I come to you – ASK.  

Reflection:  As you worked – what new ideas / new solutions / same old ideas and solutions did you come up with today? Seriously – anything inspiring? Any experimentation happen?

Happy #YouthArtMonth – Week TWO!

 

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: MUSIC and ART!

What would you cay this STYLE is? Movement? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/bc/16/9b/bc169bf090e690ab2e5b20a060a5e307.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What has THREE DAYS off done for you to REST from the Work? NOW… Take your work out – DON’T look at it. Hang it up, step back – WRITE OUT THE FIRST THINGS THAT COME TO MIND. 3 things!

Reflection: How does this work relate to 1) Kandinsky and his movements? 2) Your song? We are going to be WRITING an ARTIST STATEMENT and PHOTOGRAPHING this work Friday and NEXT WEEK (in the computer lab). Be prepared to provide writing that is DONE! ALSO – FIND YOUR SONG ON YOUTUBE! 

Studio Art 360: Sculpture Critique / Color

Max Ernst: . http://uploads0.wikipaintings.org/images/max-ernst/the-entire-city-1935.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What TEXTURES do you find comforting? What Textures do you find discomforting?

Reflection: From the topics YOU wrote down… what 3 topics do you feel are most worth your while is pursuing as an artwork? Why?

 FOR TOMORROW! BRING IN A PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR HEAD / FACE or that of a FRIEND / FAMILY MEMBER that you can CUT UP and GLUE DOWN! If you don’t you will be unprepared for the assignment and will have to choose a BORING FACE from a magazine

AP Studio Art: 

http://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/freakonomics/#file=json/576159

Goals:

  • Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • Please describe the last time you SERIOUSLY sat down and took the time to HANDWRITE a LETTER to someone. Who was it to? What was it about? How was your handwriting? We are going to take today to listen about the most basic tool we use… the pencil. Get a sketchbook and a note pad to make notes in… Freakonomics.

LISTEN HERE: http://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/freakonomics/#file=json/576159

Reflection: Well… what are your ideas? Tomorrow – bring in your favorite pencil and an 11” x 8.5” piece of paper – YOUR CHOICE. Spiral bound, loose leaf, printer paper, Stationery… YOUR CHOICE. information tomorrow!

Advanced Drawing: 50 Sheets of Paper!

PAPER and PAPER! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/e1954-dscf1535.jpg

Goals:

  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • What did the three days away for this drawing do for you when you step back and LOOK at your drawing? Write out and ELABORATE on your drawing as a FIRST IMPULSE.

Reflection: REVIEW your group conversation notes from last week thursday – What is something that stood out to you today and you were able to focus on? Elaborate on the thought. 

#MidWeek #ArtDay – Let’s #MAKEART

Do you remember YOUR Freshman Open House? We have it again TONIGHT! The ART DEPARTMENT could use your help in promoting itself. Come DRAW, PAINT, WORK in the studio tonight from 5:30 – 8:00pm. Let Mr. Korb Know when you will be here. Sign up HERE!

What you must express in your drawing is not “what model you had,” but “what were your sensations,” and you select from what is visual of the model the traits that best express you. – Robert Henri

Drawing: Get to WORK – DRAW – FOCUS

TRANSPARENCY! http://tasupperschoolart.com/gallery/2011/drawing/105520/artwork/transparent_big.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • How are you ACTIVATING or THINKING about the background – negative space? As you have worked… what pencil have you been drawn to? Why? What has been easy about this project? More importantly – what was challenging? 

Reflection: What are three differences in your drawing techniques / skills you are finding as you are using DRAWING Pencils versus MECHANICAL or STANDARD #2 pencils?

Studio Art 360: FORM and EXAMPLES!

Hope and ART: https://rosenbaumcontemporary.com/imgs/exhibitions/Robert-Indiana-Exhibit-2.jpg

Goals:

  • 9.1P: Establish relevant criteria in order to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.
  • What are you doing in your composition to FULLY ACTIVATE the background? Shapes, Texture, Color, Lines, Circles? Allow yourself to EXPERIMENT!

Reflection: What is the strongest part of your artwork that you created this week? Use the ART TERMS you know

AP Studio Art: Work Of Art! 

OUTSIDE AS ART… James Turrell “Sky Space”…  http://skyspace.rice.edu/site_media/media/cache/2f/98/2f98a170074f3e2a60d93038c289dbed.png

Goals:

  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.
  • What have you been doing to try and create a work of art inspired by the outside? Where do you see this drawing / artwork going? How are you using the materials from outside to make GREAT ART?

Reflection: What have you accomplished in this day of work? What do you need to get accomplished for FRIDAY when your CURRENT BREADTH work is due online?

Advanced Drawing: 

http://www.utdallas.edu/~mel024000/pages/2D_Design/PaperBagDrawing/paperbagdraw.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Where do you see the ideas of preliminary works as being a strong help in the making of your art?
  • SARAH GRAHAM Website.

Reflection: Talk to your neighbor / partner about the potential meaning behind your work. What SKILLS are you hoping to / developing in this drawing? 

#Day2, Let’s make some #ART and get through some #Philosophy

What is Art? – “Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.” Anges Martin, Art In America (p.124, 1996)

I Could do that

Folder: Everyone – Page 7. Let’s talk about 10 Lessons the Arts Teach Children (everyone).

Painting and Advanced Painting: Preliminary ideas and exercises

Turner Norham Castle at Sunrise: http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/N/N01/N01981_9.jpg – TATE MODERN

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What made it challenging to put that first mark on your paper? Unless you had no problems – then what was it that gives you confidence in painting?

Reflection / Evaluation: What three things did you succeed with today in  your painting? AT THIS MOMENT?

Studio Art 360: Observation Anyone?

ROBERT INDIANA: Love: http://whitecubediaries.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/3923768734_6b16394256_z.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What was the biggest challenge you found as you began coming up with ideas and drawing your cube, cylinder, or pyramid yesterday?

Reflection / Evaluation: What are 2 skills you have already that are going to make your experiences in Studio Art 360 easier?

AP Studio Art: Bag of Ideas?

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.
  • Where / when in your past have you used the ideas of the repetition of single object in a SERIES of drawings, paintings, artworks… something else?

Reflection / Evaluation: g been successful in TODAY’s beginnings of a CONCENTRATION?

Assignment ONLINE – Google Document – SHARE WITH ME at fkorb@waterforduhs.k12.wi.us! DUE ON MONDAY. CLICK HERE FOR A GOOD EXAMPLE. READ THE BRIEF BLOG POST! Where do you see yourself artistically now, where in 5 Years? 

Drawing: Observation and Pencils?

Boxes, Objects, COMPOSITION!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Most young artists work with their FIRST idea and that’s it. What might the benefit be to begin with MORE ideas? When you sketch in your sketchbooks / artworks… where do you mostly get your ideas from?  How do you define OBSERVATION?

Reflection / Evaluation: What skills do you hope to develop this year in Drawing? What do you feel you will be able to improve on regarding the skills you have currently?

#SummerSchool #PleinAirPainting

Welcome to Summer School!

JMW Turner Sketchbook - Tate Gallery - London. http://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner
JMW Turner Sketchbook – Tate Gallery – London. http://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/jmw-turner

Plein Air Painting: Day to Day Worksheets – Tate Gallery UK – JMW Turner Research Project

  • NVAS: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Question to begin with: What is it you KNOW about watercolors at this point in your art making career? Stop and think about this for a moment. Don’t RUSH your answer. Take a few minutes…

Looking at your paintings from the day (really look at them) what are three things that you are happy with? Be specific and elaborate on your comments. What are two things you discovered about the idea of painting out of doors (Plein Air)? What is one thing you look forward to tomorrow? Remember to elaborate.

Due Tomorrow Below!

Goals and Work… Stay on Task and Stay Focused

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”― Martin Luther King Jr.

Art Foundations: Goals / Ch 1 / Ch 4 / Sketchbook

What are some of the lines that you see in the drawing? Do you INTERPRET anything? http://www.gageacademy.org/upload/enews/enews_Tom_Yody-a.JPG

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.3 an awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 1.4 create visual challenges using 1.4.1 analysis and LINE

What were the challenges you had with the line drawing What was fun about the process? What kinds of lines were you “Drawn” to? Ha Ha Ha!

Drawing: Still Life / Sighting In / Observation / Reflection (Aesthetics – Composition) / Sketchbook

Morandi spent a CAREER working with different arrangements of boxes. What can you do with the still life in front of you? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/952ac-gm7.jpg

Goals:

  1. (1.2) create art that demonstrates an understanding of how ideas relate to the materials (pencils)
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What are the differences with the different types of Pencils? What do YOU find useful from today’s exercise?

AP Studio Art: Organization of Of Sailors and Whales / Display of Works / Concentration work and Sharing

We are going to display your artworks and your statement… Thanks for the hard work and the written word. http://www.rentavaluecar.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/artworks-gallery-gif.gif

Goals:

  1. Work on (1.2) concentration works that demonstrate how your ideas relate to the materials and techniques that you use.
  2. Work on (2.6) creating multiple solutions to concentration works.

What bit of advice did you get from your classmates that you will be able to put to use? What bit of advice did you give that might be used elsewhere? What are your goals for the next work(s) that will show your development?