Lots of #Portraits coming up this week – READY?

“Power will accomplish much, but perseverance more.”  —William Scott Downey

Orange you glad you have strong arms? http://relatingonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/563373_2994181535231_1282963545_3218727_417877125_n1.jpg

NPR – Listen Radio Lab Story of Perseverence HERE!

ALSO – #WiArtChat is on TWITTER tonight from 7 – 8pm. Join your Art Teachers for some LIVELY conversation about the Art Room AND then be there for a Google Form – “What Questions do YOU have for YOUR Art Teacher?” or something of the like…

Painting and Advanced Painting: Last Day of Critique TODAY! WHOSE NOT DONE? CRITIQUE a Work Of Art – WAS due THURSDAY LATE!!! – HERE 

What are you thinking about as we look at the work in front of us? Last day to CRIT! Then you ASSESS YOUR OWN WORK! http://uploads3.wikiart.org/images/norman-rockwell/artist-facing-blank-canvas.jpg

Goals: 

  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • As you have HEARD about the works (yours or a classmates) how do you image having to go back and revise, refine, re-engage the work you have developed?

Reflection / Evaluation: What is a skill, an approach, an idea about the materials or ideas that you took away from the critique today – whether it be about YOUR work or about another person’s work.

Studio Art 360: Cleaning / Clay / Collage

Oh Fun – CLAY! This is what’s coming! http://www.kiplingerpandy.com/_Media/bas-relief_tut47.jpeg

Goals

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What do you currently know about using CLAY? Take 3 minutes and write down EVERYTHING you can think of – EVERYTHING – WRITE!!!

Reflection / Evaluation: What are three challenges you see as you will have to translate your collage into a ceramic Bas-Relief Sculpture?

AP Studio Art: NEW MAN on OPEN CANVAS this week – CALENDAR!

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

  • TODAY – LOG INTO THE WEBSITE and ANSWER YOUR #1 Question – The Central idea behind my concentration is…
CONTEMPORARY ARTIST to Watch – Michael Berryhill HERE http://www.blouinartinfo.com/sites/default/files/styles/1050w576h/public/1386711762-cbd8b.jpg

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.
  • 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. Get together in 3 small groups and SHARE ideas – NEW RUBRIC for the the three works – together – WORK.

Reflection / Evaluation: What did your conversation with your classmates help you do, help you explain / understand as you move your work forward?

Drawing: Google Slideshow

Abstract Drawing – Are you going to miss this opportunity? http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/23/152823-004-065C3AB5.jpg

Goals:

  • 3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
  • If you are struggling with adding to the conversation, what is ONE THING you are afraid of? Fear is fine too… If you find yourself an ACTIVE critique, what do you find about yourself that makes it EASY to add to the conversation?

Reflection / Evaluation: Two things you feel you can go back to and fix in your drawing to demonstrate a stronger feel of mastery in the work? Why do you feel it worthwhile to reflect / re-engage / refine the work that is in front of you?

#Monday, Monday… Let’s begin anew… or continue strongly!

 “Power will accomplish much, but perseverance more.”  —William Scott Downey

Radio Lab Story of Perseverence: http://www.radiolab.org/story/runners/ 

Pick it up and CARRY-ON! http://relatingonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/563373_2994181535231_1282963545_3218727_417877125_n1.jpg

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Studio Art 360 – Sadly – A day to CLEAN and REORGANIZE! Lockers and room…

I am thirsty for a good cup of MOCHA right now...
I am thirsty for a good cup of MOCHA right now…

ALL PAINTING SUPPLIES NEED TO BE CLEANED – Palettes, Brushes, Desks, ANYTHING THAT NEEDS CLEANING GETS CLEANED! THANKS!

Goals:

  • 6.1P: Analyze and describe the impact that an exhibition or collection has on personal awareness of social, cultural, or political beliefs and understandings.
  • What is one FULL SENTENCE EXPLANATION about how you feel about the look of all your works in the gallery space? What do you think the audience that will visit MIGHT say about the works in the gallery space? (We will take a bit of time to see it when I get back on Tuesday).

What have you learned from OUR class so far that will help you as you move forward with the next unit of photography?

POP ART GALLERY IMAGES HERE: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B89E3WNWaCjUbWdpU09HS0JHSXM&usp=sharing

AP Studio Art – Concentration – 3 new works – PLAN and DEVELOP! Investigate!

Michael Berryhill – Contemporary Artist to watch – Blouin Modern Painters HERE!

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.
  • Beginning on the second set of 3 works… what are your plans to carry your ideas  FORWARD? Please list three things you hope to focus on in the next three works. Remember that you need to have a common thread that ties your works together.

What did you accomplish today to help you move your work forward?  These 3 works are DUE the 24th… 

Painting – Mid Crit on Thursday – FINAL Crit. Wednesday – Friday of NEXT WEEK!

Sean Scully – BIO HERE http://www.rte.ie/tv/masterpiece/assets/masterpiece8-Scully-642x671v3.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.3Ac: Redesign an object, system, place, or design in response to contemporary issues.
  • How has taking the recognizable space of the hallway allowed you to create a unified, successful work of art? What are your biggest challenges in the use of an ABSTRACT Art Work?

What did you do today with ACRYLICS that taught you something? What was the learning that happened in your wwork?

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” ― Winston Churchill

“Power will accomplish much, but perseverance more.”  — William Scott Downey

Perseverance is as strong a tool as the ropes holding you up…

Art Foundations: Last day to Construct your Architecture

Disney’s LA Philharmonic Concert Hall. When do WE get to go? Want to visit VIRTUALLY? Click HERE.

Goals

  1. 6.3 use the principles and techniques of art as you might if you were an architect or urban designer.
  2. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures (how does YOUR building relate to today?)

Frank Gehry On TEAMWORK: Liquid architecture. It’s like jazz – you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it’s a way of – for me, it’s a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city.

How are the buildings you are creating DIFFERENT than the ones you live in and that exist around you? What is the PURPOSE of the architecture you are designing? What is successful? What needs change?

Advanced Drawing: Out into the Hallways with your LARGE PAPER and OIL PASTELS

Is your drawing going to have the same dynamic feel this one does?

Goals

  1. 3.2 apply ideas of perspective and oil pastel techniques use skill to solve visual challenges

What relationships have you been looking at in the drawing ? Tomorrow, what are you doing to cover the space and BE AWARE of the materials you are using? How are you struggling?

AP Studio Art: Adventures and Concentration #3

What is your plan for accomplishing the work in front of you? What was the challenge you had in the past week? What struggled? What soared? What will you have to do to adjust your working schedule? How’s Art and Fear coming along? I am beginning plans on the NEXT book – and this will be even MORE collaborative… Get into the BLOGGING if you haven’t already.

HELL HOLE? Click HERE for the NPR Station

Goals

  1. 1.2 How do your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use?
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork.

What is the strength of your narrative (adventure) work? What is the strength behind the concentration work and how does it fit into the larger body of work? SHARE with your neighbor of 2 or 3.