#MrKorb is back in the #ArtStudio – 4 days until #SpringBreak

Skeleton Isolation Drawing - Look at the GUIDELINES that this artist has started using. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/07/a4/fa/07a4fa086f136d458ea1ccfc06fb53e3.jpg

“Imagination is everyting… it is a preview for life’s coming attractions.” Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/3f/17/61/3f176185b7269a1576868f47e85bac7c.jpg
Albert Einstein: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/3f/17/61/3f176185b7269a1576868f47e85bac7c.jpg

DRAWING: Kandinsky and YOUR DRAWING

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

Take your art out – DON’T look at it. Hang it up, step back – WRITE OUT THE FIRST THINGS THAT COME TO MIND. 3 things!

Impression from the mind of Wassily Kandinsky: http://www.invisiblebooks.com/KandinskyComposition%20VIISketch913.jpg
Impression from the mind of Wassily Kandinsky: http://www.invisiblebooks.com/KandinskyComposition%20VIISketch913.jpg

How does this work relate to 1) Kandinsky and his movements? 2) Your song? We are going to be WRITING an ARTIST STATEMENT (over break) and PHOTOGRAPHING this work (DURING CRITIQUES) and OVER SPRING BREAK make some time to work on your GOOGLE SLIDESHOW PAGE (I’ll explain that over the next couple of days). BTW – FIND YOUR SONG ON YouTube! Wednesday we begin with a final critique reflection – then onto the ORAL CRITIQUE – BE READY TO TALK – FAST and FURIOUS!


Studio Art 360: Grids and Your Skills

3.1P: Apply relevant criteria from traditional and contemporary cultural contexts to examine, reflect on, and plan revisions for works of art and design in progress.

What were the challenges you had with the process of drawing out a grid using a 1:1 ratio? Talk FIRST to your classmates about the process and then let’s chat aloud.

Andy Warhol and Color Schemes: http://www.moma.org/wp/moma_learning/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Warhol.-Self-Portrait-393x395.jpg
Andy Warhol and Color Schemes: http://www.moma.org/wp/moma_learning/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Warhol.-Self-Portrait-393×395.jpg

Assignment – FOR WEDNESDAY make sure you have your SELFIE made for the SELF-PORTRAIT in the style of Andy Warhol.


Advanced Drawing: Let’s Draw some SKELETON Isolation ideas – Open Composition, Conte, on Brown Craft Paper. GO!

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

What is it about the skeleton / figure that you are still uncertain about? The Drawings are ALL ABOUT LOOKING and I expect you to be working and FOCUSED 100% of the time.

Skeleton Isolation Drawing - Look at the GUIDELINES that this artist has started using. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/07/a4/fa/07a4fa086f136d458ea1ccfc06fb53e3.jpg
Skeleton Isolation Drawing – Look at the GUIDELINES that this artist has started using. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/07/a4/fa/07a4fa086f136d458ea1ccfc06fb53e3.jpg

What aspect of the first day of the drawing do you find successful OR UNSUCCESSFUL? Why?


AP Studio Art: PORTFOLIO WEEK – Get to it!

NETS: Use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively

What is the central idea behind your concentration?  Yellow Sticky Note – NOW and then hand it in.

Alice Neel: Drawing - What does YOUR body of work look like? All YOURS? https://methodtwomadness.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/neel-figure-1-comp.jpg
Alice Neel: Drawing – What does YOUR body of work look like? All YOURS? https://methodtwomadness.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/neel-figure-1-comp.jpg

Alice Neel at David Zwirmer – Drawings and Paintings: http://www.davidzwirner.com/exhibitions/drawings-and-watercolors-1927-1978

Share with your AP Classmates the work you have accomplished up to this point.

Happy #Monday – Time to #DRAW! #Preliminary #Sketches for #Sculpture

REMEMBER THIS FOLKS! http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/ij/images/imagination_einstein.gif

Drawing: PORTRAITS!

NEW PAGE on KORB’s Website: Facial Features!

http://www.artionado.com/Matisse/Images/Matisse/Matisse-Green-stripe.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Take a look at your previous week’s works – where did you struggle? How do you use the ideas of chiaroscuro to better define the ideas of form?

Reflection: What was the most challenging way to draw? Why was this most difficult way to go? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

Studio Art 360: Clay

SKETCHBOOK DUE NEXT TUESDAY: Using a camera ON YOUR OWN TIME THIS WEEK RECREATE a famous painting, sculpture, drawing… Print out the photograph that you have created and also include the famous work of art that you were inspired by. Here are a few examples: Student Examples: https://goo.gl/Tvwv4X

Bas Relief of Abraham Lincoln: Ed Hamillton http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/bas_relief_young_lincoln.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 did you have in getting started last week on Friday with the clay? REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Sculpture.
  • ALSO – Let’s Look at the DRAWINGS of Henry Moore Sculpture IdeasHERE

Reflection: What was the largest success you have in today’s work? Take a look at the rest of the classes work BEFORE we clean up. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.

AP Studio Art: Portfolio

What are you going to FILL THIS WITH? http://www.artfire.com/uploads/product/5/695/17695/5417695/5417695/large/red_rope_paper_portfolio-23_x31_x2__503c5e7a.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 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?

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

Advanced Drawing: Skeleton

Jim Dine in Madison with his “Skull” how can WE use the ideas of the skeleton to make our work stronger? http://news.wisc.edu/story_images/8672/large/Chazen_sculpture14_3751.JPG?1400081186

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What is the longest bone in the body? How can you use your understanding of the figure to HELP you figure out proportions AS you are drawing?

Reflection: What aspect of the skull did you draw today that can help you understand the drawing of the head as you move forward in the idea of figure drawing? 

#Friday in the #ArtStudio

“Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quiet enough to hear them.” — Debbie Ford

Mr Korb’s Spring Break Photographs HERE!

Drawing: PORTRAITS!

NEW PAGE on KORB’s Website: Facial Features!

Vincent Van Gogh Portrait: How’s YOUR’s going? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/71/Vincent_Willem_van_Gogh_102.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • Of ALL the features that you draw / relationships that you learned / ideas you have gained… what is something that you are still struggling with – are no LONGER struggling with – have learned… what is it and what about it? 

Reflection: How was the final drawing in the past 40 minutes? What did you accomplish successfully? What did you struggle with?

Studio Art 360: Clay

SKETCHBOOK DUE NEXT TUESDAY: Using a camera ON YOUR OWN TIME THIS WEEK RECREATE a famous painting, sculpture, drawing… Print out the photograph that you have created and also include the famous work of art that you were inspired by. Here are a few examples: Student Examples: https://goo.gl/Tvwv4X

http://www.kiplingerpandy.com/_Media/bas-relief_tut47.jpeg

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • What are three textures you are going to have to interpret into your BAS – RELIEF sculpture from your collage?
    • Slide Show Link Here 
    • Photos of Collages HERE

Reflection: How are you going to keep the clay from drying out over the weekend? What techniques are REALLY important to be using to make sure any ADDITIVE clay really HOLD TIGHT to the clay you are adding it to?

AP Studio Art: Mounting Work

How easy is this? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/ma6.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?

Reflection: How does framing up the work raise the level of quality (visually) of your work? What does it to to make it more “finished?”

Advanced Drawing: Gesture

How can you use the GESTURE to create a unique and genuine drawing?  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 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?

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

#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?