#Changes – #BeTheChange you want to see!

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

AP Studio Art: Prepare for the AP FINAL on WEDNESDAY!

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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 are your answers to your AP Online uploads? Are they concise? Are they thorough? Do they answer the questions effectively?

Are you ready for Wednesday – both online and on mounting boards?

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

How to use the GESTURE to get the larger drawing started? https://eddietuckerblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/degas-drawing.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What was successful in the series of drawings you did yesterday? How did the STRONGEST DRAWING stand out among the rest of them? Mark making? Line? Variation?

TOMORROW – LONGER FIGURE DRAWINGS – What are 3 STRENGTHS you had today? What is the BIGGEST CHALLENGE you faced today?

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

John Feckner is a graffiti artist – http://hyperallergic.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/space-invader-old-new.jpg

GOALS:

  • G: 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • After ONE WEEK of pastels, what is your STRONGEST aspect of the composition? Describe WHY you feel it is working so well.

How do you feel about the work you accomplished today? What has changed in how you are looking at using Soft Pastels?

Studio Art 360: Paint – this week is the END – Wednesday – then to mount and evaluate.

Non-Erased Dekooning: http://htmlgiant.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/woman-500×584.png
Erased DeKooning: http://www.sfmoma.org/images/artwork/medium/98.298_01_B02.jpg

GOALS:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How are you EMPHASIZING the idea of PRODUCT or YOU as you create this artwork? N: Color mixing with acrylic paints – obtaining neutral grey.

Why is it easier for you to use YOUR ideas rather than MY ideas to make YOUR artwork?.

#SayItAin’tSo – #Friday in the #ArtRoom

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites / Preparing work for Presentation

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • After our AP Test we are going to present an art exhibition in the gallery. We will mount 3 of the BEST works you have remaining. Please think about those works… which of them are you going to use to represent you?

Are you ready for Wednesday – both online and on mounting boards?

Advanced Drawing and Drawing: Karl Borgeson – Ceramic Artist!

Karl Borgeson – Ceramiacist

 

Goals:

  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • Looking at Karl Borgeson’s work, history, and ideas may give you WHAT as you move forward as an artist?How might seeing another artist and their work help YOU as an artist?

We will discuss on MONDAY what we saw today.

Studio Art 360: POP Art Painting

 

 

 

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How are you EMPHASIZING the idea of PRODUCT or YOU as you create this artwork?

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

Can you believe it is #Thursday already?

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites / Preparing work for Presentation

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Choose TWO of the QUALITY works and describe differences you see in the skills you are representing. N: Deciding on the artwork, writing out the statement.

By choosing the 5 BEST works you have made is important in presenting your skills to an AP reading board, how do you see this as a larger life skill in presenting yourself in the best possible light  (1, 3, 7) 

Advanced Drawing: GESTURE!

Leo can do gestures – so can YOU. http://www.wga.hu/art/l/leonardo/09study/03nursin.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • How does the WARM up of the gesture help “warm you up?” in the drawing process? N: Series of QUICK GESTURE drawings to warm up. Then spend the hour with 5 minute drawings – classmates volunteering.

Next week – LONGER FIGURE DRAWINGS – What are 3 challenges you faced today? What was the BIGGEST CHALLENGE you faced today in the drawing? 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Mr. Brainwash and HIS art!

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • What positive qualities are coming through with your drawing as you are working on the techniques in soft pastels drawings? NO FINGER BLENDING!?

What is the ONE STRUGGLE that you could sit back on and write about if you were asked to do so today? Explain in more than just one word. Mr. Brainwash in front of one of his works: 

Studio Art 360: POP Art Painting

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What is one thing you would like to LEARN MORE ABOUT when it comes to ACRYLIC PAINTS / PAINTING?

What is working in the use of COLOR MIXING? It is DUE at the BEGINNING of class on Monday.

#Gesture and #Pop, #Portfolio and #Faces

The Arts Teach Kids to… Take a look in the folder on Page 7 and learn about what the arts do for the kids.

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites / Preparing work for Presentation

What are you FEARING as the test day comes upon us?

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 are three things that stand out in your written answers that help the reader really understand the body of work that they are looking at.

What did you get done today? If you step back from your 5 Quality works, what stands out as “DEVELOPMENT?”

Advanced Drawing: GESTURE!

GESTURE!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Are you thinking about the the FORM in a different fashion than you had prior to us dealing with the ideas and practices of GESTURE Drawings?

What did changing the time like we did do for the process of the drawing? Harder? Easier? What did you have to do DIFFERENTLY? 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Gas Mask ON! Graffiti artists OZ in front of one of his murals.

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • What are TWO Elements of Art that you are EMPHASIZING as you create this work of art?Draw on your FAUVIST / Hip Hop Drawing.

Look even MORE carefully at your drawing – what is ONE MORE ELEMENT of ART that you could see as developing as a subordinate element? 

Studio Art 360: POP Art Painting

POPular culture from Comic Books to Soup Cans – they worked across the prism of popular ideas.

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What color schemes are you planning on attacking TODAY?

What is it that you especially enjoy about the product you are going to use in your painting? How do you RELATE to it? How does it RELATE to you?

MoMA Exhibition Please CLICK HERE and READ ABOUT the ANDY WARHOL exhibit that is happening NOW

#Monday is here – Week 14 – #HowManyDaysLeft?

The Arts Teach Kids to... Take a look in the folder about what the arts do for the kids. Good page in the folder.

The Arts Teach Kids to… Take a look in the folder on Page 7 and learn about what the arts do for the kids.

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites / Preparing work for Presentation

Let’s fill this bad boy!

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 are the best works you have in your portfolio and how do they represent the abilities that you possess? What have you said about the works that you have uploaded as your concentration?

As last week – what do you need to complete so that you have a complete portfolio by Friday? List the them. Online too. Please print out your answers to the two AP online questions and review them for tomorrow.

Advanced Drawing: GESTURE!

Vincent VanGogh used a lot of GESTURE DRAWINGS to plan out his body of work. Let’s begin to do the same! http://www.vangoghgallery.com/catalog/image/1649r/Sheet-with-Numerous-Figure-Sketches.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • How did you struggle with the drawing from FRIDAY – Look at your drawing and think about it? What do you see as TWO benefits from learning how to GESTURE DRAW?

What strengths did you develop in your drawing today? What three things do you look at with your drawing and say – “Hey… that’s not so bad!” 

Happy Sweet 16 Irene!

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

KLASS in front of his work at the Longwood Art Gallery. https://bronxbohemian.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/img_1897.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.
  • Now that you have your artwork out in front of you… What is a STRENGTH in the visual image that you can build off of?

What are THREE things you have done to BUILD OFF OF the artwork? KLASS in front of his work at the Longwood Art Gallery: 

Studio Art 360: POP Art Painting

How has Andy Warhol used the ideas of ART on a larger scale than a painting? http://assets.yellowtrace.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Brillo-Box-foam-ottomans-by-Fab.com-and-The-Andy-Warhol-Foundation-Photo-by-Nick-Hughes-for-Yellowtrace-02.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What is the personal relationship that you have to the PRODUCT LOGO that you are working with in this project?

What color scheme did you work with today and how does it change the way you are seeing the logo?

#Friday #Friday #Friday… I can’t believe this week has flown by.

Yeah! https://i2.wp.com/www.inspirationalconnections.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/the-earth-without-art-is-just-eh.jpg
‘Nough Said! https://d22d7v2y1t140g.cloudfront.net/m_4020048_YGmNllW5GFUV.jpg

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites / Preparing work for Presentation

The DATE is almost upon us… May 5th to earn your 5. http://www.theprospect.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Rise-of-the-AP-exam.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.
  • Choose one MORE of the BEST works that you have in your collection… This is going to be the SECOND of your QUALITY works that we are MOUNTING for the portfolio. What is it about the work that makes it STAND OUT FROM the others as one of the BEST works?

We have 2 weeks to pull the 5 total QUALITY works to mount and 24 total other works to photograph, edit, and UPLOAD to the AP Site AND OUR AP Site… How many DIGITAL WORKS do you need to work on?

Advanced Drawing: Mat and Frame your work – Hallways and Hanging!

Combination of gesture drawings… http://www.studentartguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/line-drawings-wang-tzu-ting.jpg

 Goals:

  • 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 a few days ago… how have you begun to see the figure differently? Are you thinking about the the FORM in a different fashion than you had earlier?

Next week – LONGER FIGURE DRAWINGS – Be aware of the challenges you faced today? What was the BIGGEST CHALLENGE you faced today in the drawing? 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Max Pechstein Girl on a Green sofa with a cat.

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • After ONE WEEK of pastels, what is your STRONGEST aspect of the composition? Describe WHY you feel it is working so well.

How do you feel about the work you accomplished today? What has changed in how you are looking at using Soft Pastels?  

Studio Art 360: POP Art

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What are the 4 color schemes that you are going to be using in your painting?

What do I have to do in order to get painting on Monday?

#Thursday in the #ArtRoom – #Presentation of #Artwork in the #BAUHAUS of #WUHS

Yeah! https://i2.wp.com/www.inspirationalconnections.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/the-earth-without-art-is-just-eh.jpg
‘Nough Said! https://d22d7v2y1t140g.cloudfront.net/m_4020048_YGmNllW5GFUV.jpg

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites / Preparing work for Presentation

The DATE is almost upon us… May 5th to earn your 5. http://www.theprospect.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Rise-of-the-AP-exam.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.
  • Choose one of the BEST works that you have in your collection… This is going to be the FIRST of your QUALITY works that we are MOUNTING for the portfolio. What is it about the work that makes it STAND OUT FROM the others as one of the BEST works?

Advanced Drawing: Mat and Frame your work – Hallways and Hanging!

Bauhaus Hallways – We are prepping the work for hanging in the halls. http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs30/i/2008/124/0/b/Bauhaus_Stairs_Again_by_Runegoblin.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.
  • Describe the process to your classmate in HOW and WHY we are going to present our work the way we are. What might the work in the hallway do to help people envision the space differently?

What were YOUR thoughts as you saw the work in the halls? Good? Bad? Indifferent? WHY?

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Max Pechstein Self Portrait with Pipe and Hat.

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • How are the colors working for you? Look carefully at the LAYERING of your colors and how you are considering the FAUVIST approach?

What areas are you working on? Background? Foreground? ENTIRE GROUND? How is the space coming together for you?

Studio Art 360: POP Art

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How can your ideas (not just about Soup Cans or Today’s Products) be used in other classes or aspects of your life to share and explain more about you? To let the world know what is important to you?

What are the challenges you have been having with this process? What colors have you begun using and how easy / hard has this been for you? Did you need or offer help from / to a classmate? Collaboration is ESSENTIAL to solving problems.

#Wednesday in the #MiddleOfTheWeek – #MakingArt

Yeah! https://i2.wp.com/www.inspirationalconnections.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/the-earth-without-art-is-just-eh.jpg
‘Nough Said! https://d22d7v2y1t140g.cloudfront.net/m_4020048_YGmNllW5GFUV.jpg

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites

The DATE is almost upon us… May 5th to earn your 5. http://www.theprospect.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Rise-of-the-AP-exam.jpg

Goals:

  • Research and Information Fluency – Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • Yesterday we got things squared away with the AP Site – Logging in and getting ready for the test. How many images  do you need to work on, photograph, edit to get your final ONLINE COUNT to 12 in Concentration and 12 in Breadth?

Reflect on your body of work… What are you proud of in the works you have completed? We have a COUPLE of weeks before we take the test. 

Advanced Drawing: Gesture Drawing – Day ONE – Wooden Model

https://i0.wp.com/www.vangoghgallery.com/catalog/image/1649r/Sheet-with-Numerous-Figure-Sketches.jpg
http://www.vangoghgallery.com/catalog/image/1649r/Sheet-with-Numerous-Figure-Sketches.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • How did you struggle with the drawing from yesterday? What do you see as TWO benefits from learning how to GESTURE DRAW?

What strengths did you develop in your drawing today? What three things do you look at with your drawing and say – “Hey… that’s not so bad!” 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Kehinde Wiley – Hip Hop Culture and Famous Work Composition. https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/8c85f-dee-and-ricky-by-kehinde-wiley.png

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • REVIEW the beginning stages of your portrait. What is standing out as successful? What is standing out as needing resolving COMPOSITIONALLY? Now is the time to FIX the issues.

What do you need to look at tomorrow and think about – fix, change, clean up? WRITE THAT DOWN and make sure you deal with that first thing tomorrow!

Studio Art 360: POP Art

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • The artist Andy Warhol and his use of Color Theory POP ART and REPETITION – What does YOUR object say about YOUR generation or the time you are in now?

Self – evaluation: Share image with your classmate and explain the process of measuring and transferring images.

#NewWeek #NewIdeas #NewWorks – Let’s #MakeArtcedv fghm

AP Studio Art: CRIT YOUR Nude

Duchamp discussing his painting “Nude Descending a Staircase – Let’s Discuss… http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1399585/images/o-ARMORY-SHOW-1913-facebook.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, time frame, or culture.
  • How does stepping back and looking at the works as a whole offer you insight into other’s skills, approaches, and intents?

What was the STRENGTH of the CRIT for you today? 

Advanced Drawing: Gesture Drawing – Day ONE – Wooden Model

These are Gestures! http://www.fanboy.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/gesture-drawings.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Beginning with a general idea of the figure and a reference with the mannequin – students will draw out the proportions and stance of the models for a few minutes and then transition to the human form.

 What was the most challenging part of drawing a GESTURE DRAWING? What were you unable to focus on with the idea of GESTURE? What did you have to focus on when it comes to the GESTURE?

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Matisse Bio HERE!

Margaret Kilgallen - Famous Female Graffiti Artist https://i0.wp.com/upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c8/Kilgallengarage.jpg
Margaret Kilgallen – Famous Female Graffiti Artist http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c8/Kilgallengarage.jpg

Goals:

  • 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • What do you feel is an aspect of your composition that you initially struggled with but resolved in the thumbnail and preliminary drawings?

What was the most challenging aspect of your drawing to get done today?

  • Symbolism Ideas HERE.
  • Wisconsin Public Radio on Selfies HERE.

Studio Art 360: POP Art

Warhol used MANY ideas and images in his artwork. POP art King – Andy Warhol! http://novaonline.nvcc.edu/eli/evans/his135/events/Warhol/images/famousworks.jpg

Goals:

  •  7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What is the PRODUCT Advertisement that you brought in today and how does that company use color to represent it? What is the OPPOSITE of that color Scheme?

What 4 color schemes do you think you are going to use for your composition?

#What? #Friday already? #WhereDidTheWeekGo?

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101:  Composition is an arrangement of the elements of art and the principles of design

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

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

Richard Diebenkorn’s Drawing – How do you relate? https://coxcrows.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/diebenkorn-woman-e280a6-w-cup.jpg?w=272&h=367&crop=1

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.
  • Before you leave for the day – thank our model for the time and posing – it is a lot of work! What is the ONE THING you are most satisfied with in your drawing today? WHY?

What did it for you to WRAP THIS DRAWING UP? Share a small thought with your classmates about this process – product?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

The ballet figure drawing! https://strangeflowers.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/triadic-ballet-3.jpg?w=710

Goals:

  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • What do you need to do to come to a solid RESOLUTION for the end of the week? 4 days next week – not much time!

Are you in need of taking this home this weekend? What are the aspects of the work that are in need of REAL FOCUS?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Kandinsky and the Bauhaus Presentation is HERE

POP Art – Portrait of the FAMOUS – not a drawing – but FAME nonetheless… http://revolverwarholgallery.com/wp-content/uploads/andy-warhol-jacqueline-kennedy-iii.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • Of ALL the aspects of the face – what are you having the most success with and what is the most challenging? What is hardest about the most challenging part?

What was it about the FACIAL FEATURES of your chosen face that made for a SUCCESSFUL and at times CHALLENGING drawing?

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

North versus the South – The FINAL Bronze casting of Ed Hamilton’s sculpture! http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/north%20and%20south%20no.%202_detail.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What portions of your sculpture do you see as ADDITIVE, SUBTRACTIVE, and MANIPULATIVE? Describe in DETAIL the areas – use imagery as descriptors.

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