Bauhaus and Der Blaue Reiter… World Language Lessons for the day are over.

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure you do things differently from everyone else.” Sara Blakely (inventor of SPANX and youngest Self Made Female BILLIONAIRE – 10 Lessons I Learned from Sarah Blakely – Forbes Magazine)

Art Foundations: Oil Pastels and you!

If you were to be a ONE POINT PERSPECTIVE Photograph… what rules of thumb would you use to be “perfect”?


  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the positive and negative space of the branches as well as the use of the OIL PASTELS.

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective.

Drawing: Kandinsky and the Bauhaus

What do you recognize from yesterday’s conversation? Are the colors the Kandinsky theme? Are they yours?


  1. 3.1 reflect on how art differs and describe how it relates to history and cultures
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What NEW ideas can you EXPRESS about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you created today?

AP Studio Art: Draw and Paint and Make Your Art

How are your ideas coming together? How are you?


  1. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

What have you come up with? What materials are you planning on using? How does it fit into your current body of work?

Roses are Red, Violets are blue, I laugh and I snort, and my arms are too short!

“Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who never failed is he who never tried.” – Og Mandino

Oh, he must have a loved one to give flowers too. Sad that he can’t grab them from the ground. NEVER GIVE UP T-REX!

Art Foundations: Staircases

Check out these HEFTY stairs!


  1. 1.2 create 2 point perspective staircase that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.3 processes you use

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB of two point perspective and the basics of the staircases.

Advanced Drawing: Hallway Drawing from Thumbnails to ROUGH

COLORS and OIL PASTELS… More than just an interior, so how are you going to make yours interesting too?


  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

What was the success in today’s drawing? What was the challenge? Back out tomorrow for ROUGH drawings POLISH the Thumbnails.

AP Studio Art: Concentration #2

Arneson used the same ideas in the portraits and images… what are you doing?


  1. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your second work? What about your third and fourth works?

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