How can it be #Thursday in the #Art #Studio already?

“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. 

AP Studio Art – Art and Fear – Make your ART!

Goals:

  • G: 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Look through your chapter in the the book again – is there anything else in the chapter that is standing out to you? Is there a way you can work a second or third idea into the current work – cover more topics?

REVIEW The ideas with your classmates that you are working on. How do you see the ideas growing from your initial ideas?

Advanced Drawing: Let’s pin up our Abstraction and Pastels and talk!

Günter Fruhtrunk and his artwork – Color Scheme?

Goals:

  • G: 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What are the challenges you have had with the pastels and charcoal so far? What skills have you learned? What skills are you needing to continue developing?

REFLECT on the STRENGTHS of your use of your Color scheme and how you are using it successfully throughout. What are your plans as you move forward?

Drawing: Still Life -Time to draw the FINAL WORK! 

I gotta say – LOVE his stuff! http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Observer/Pix/pictures/2013/1/10/1357823154138/morandi-still-life-five-o-023.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What did you accomplished yesterday? What are the differences in drawing materials – in your own words?  N: Hands on use of a variety of materials. A: Boxes and Sphere drawings OBSERVATION.

How does it feel to get that BLANK sheet of paper and then get instructed to get to work? What FEARS did you face as you got started?

Studio Art 360: Construction Time!

Love and Hope exhibition – see how the same object can be used MANY times in the arts? https://rosenbaumcontemporary.com/imgs/exhibitions/Robert-Indiana-Exhibit-2.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What are your plans to get at least ONE of the forms constructed today? Are you going to get all the cardboard cut first or are you going to work on one, finish it, and then move onto another? What’s your plan of attack? Allow yourself to EXPERIMENT!

What parts of CONSTRUCTING your sculpture are you having success with right now? What areas are you struggling with? Use the ART TERMS you know.

#Routine in #Korb’s #Classroom. Let’s #work this #DAILY!

“Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. 

AP Studio Art – Art and Fear – Let’s go to it!

YEAH!

Goals:

  • 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.
  • How does FEAR get in your way TODAY as you begin to or continue to create art?

How have you learned to work beyond fears to create work this year? Do you find that you still have fears about the work you are creating?

Advanced Drawing: Abstraction and Pastels – Color Schemes!

Monochromatic – simple in color – BALANCED in value. How are you balancing your composition?

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What is successful in your artwork? What is the monochromatic color scheme you are using and what is the complementary color? Share this with your neighbor. Where is your emphasis (complimentary color) going to be and why?

What is the progress of the drawing thus far? What is your neighbor doing well? What is your neighbor not doing successfully? Share your thoughts with your neighbors.

Drawing: Still Life – FAST and FURIOUS!

I will ALWAYS go to Giorgio Morandi for the CLASSIC Black and White Still Life. What’s the compositional style here?

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What did you accomplished yesterday? Thumbnails from MONDAY help prepare ideas for more solutions and ideas

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

Studio Art 360: Draw what you REMEMBER!

I LOVE ART! Robert Indiana does too.

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What materials did you use yesterday that you have used in the past? What materials can you TRY to use today that you have NOT USED in the past.

Continue to hand out supplies – Discuss the expectations of the classroom.

What is ONE question that you still have about the course, department, or me?

46 more minutes of #Studio time in the #ArtRoom. How will you use it #WISELY?

“If I persist, if I continue to try, if I continue to charge forward, I will succeed.” — Og Mandino

“And even if you don’t succeed… there is NOTHING wrong with failure (just get back and try again – and again – and again…).” – Frank Korb

Studio Art 360 – BAS RELIEF SCULPTURE!

What level of stain will happen on your work? I do NOT know for 100%.

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What lesson do you hope to communicate to your audience as these works get wrapped up? What is the MAIN IDEA behind your sculpture? 3 sentences – FULL SENTENCES!

LAST DAY WITH Ceramics. If there is ONE LESSON you take away from this experience… what would that be? 

Painting: Wrap up before break – what will you come back to?

How are you going to face the time of NOT working on your paintings over the break? Perhaps set up a studio of your own at home?

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • How are you going to handle being away from these paintings for almost TWO WEEKS? What do you feel about the benefits of taking home your WATERCOLORS and some watercolor paper to create a FEW self-portraits (or of others?)

What have you done well in your painting today? Step back and have a 3 minute CONVERSATION with a classmate (or two) and WRITE OUT SOME THOUGHTS IN YOUR SKETCHBOOKS so when you come back you can look and remember.. Allow some REAL TIME to have a REAL CONVERSATION here. Listen to one another. 

AP Studio Art – PAINT and CONCENTRATE!

Ah Bob Ross… focus on the work you have begun and the happy mistakes that will happen along the way.

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.
  • Day two of the week? Why are you working on for the next 46 minutes to SET YOU UP FOR THE BREAK?

What are you taking home? 

TODAY – yes – over break – at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 7 is due in Art and Fear Blog. Who’s NOT READING? I know that reading isn’t on the top of your list of things to do in this class. If you read and get the work done OVER BREAK – you will hopefully LEARN SOMETHING and demonstrate that in your posts. PARTIAL CREDIT – but some is better than none.

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.

#Friday in the #ArtStudio. Wrap up the week #Strong!

“Failing isn’t bad when you learn what not to do.”  — Albert Einstein

Studio Art 360 – BAS RELIEF SCULPTURE! Lincoln Monument Bas Relief. 

Lincoln finished sculpture… Visit the website HERE!

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? Monday is the LAST DAY – make sure you are wrapping it up TIGHT for the weekend.

Painting – Finish the MID Crit – “I don’t want to do a mid-crit – I’m not DONE!” PAINTINGS by the WUHS Painting Class – HERE!

Edward Hopper’s Self-Portrait – Background has a feel of one of his other paintings… what’s happening in YOURS?

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What’s been the biggest / best thing you have learned about the use of oil paints this week? What has taking this portrait from a continuous line contour drawing helped you with in making the painting? If you HAD TO EXPLAIN – why is this working or not working for you?

Last day of the week. What do you see as needing attention MONDAY? What makes you want to skip second hour and continue to paint?  Edward Hopper

AP Studio Art – CRIT TIME!

Tonight at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 6 is due in Art and Fear Blog. Who’s NOT READING?

Donald Sultan – WEBSITE! Working on YOUR body of work!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Friday – Day to work. How did your conversation go with Mr. Korb yesterday? It didn’t – going to happen TODAY! What are your plans for your new works? Let’s get yourself working. Give yourself a few moments to think about the work you have ahead of yourself and write them out for your own good.

What have you lined up for the weekend? What are you taking home with you this weekend? Are you done with your website? 

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.

#Parent’sDay – #Welcome BACK to #HighSchool

“Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” Brian Tracy

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Studio Art 360 – Paper Mache – Finish your FORMS in cardboard – PAINTING DEMO – lets wait until the PAINTING unit!

Pretty Cool Huh? http://www.digsdigs.com/photos/cardboard-office-not-to-spend-much-money-1.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1P: Hypothesize ways in which art influences perception and understanding of human experiences.
  • When you see the forms in a finished state, how do you see it as relating to your experience as a person – as part of the art making experience? How could you see it as a moving you forward in the art making experiences? What can you learn and practice with and from these forms?

What was your biggest success over these past two weeks working on the sculptural forms? What are 2 criteria you would set up for yourself as a GRADING criteria? How would you EVALUATE YOURSELF in completing these criteria? a – F and WHY?

AP Studio Art: 1 week Magazine Article Assignment, Jim Dine and Plants and Flowers

Three works at the Pace Gallerty of Jim Dine’s Plants and Flowers. http://s3.amazonaws.com/pace-production/images/installation_photos/3805/feature/open-uri20120909-28288-ccohox.?1347228906

Goals:

  • 10.1Ad: Synthesize knowledge of social, cultural, historical, and personal life with art-making approaches to create meaningful works of art or design.
  • Working on the plants all week – look carefully and think about HOW ARE YOU GOING TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE IMAGE? Do you have a PERSONAL STORY you could express WITH the work? Maybe not immediately recognizable, but through symbolism?

Do you find meaning in your work? Do you find something interesting in the plants? What is challenging you? Why’d you do what you did? Elements / Principles you are REALLY thinking about?

http://www.alancristea.com/collection-41-109-Plants-Andamp%3B-Trees

Painting: Painting from your collage!

Lots of ideas as to MAKING WATERCOLORS! http://artsmudge.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/sketchbook-watercolor-test7.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What would you say are some NEW SKILLS you have developed in the beginning of the painting process? Layering / Glazing? Wet on Wet Graded Washes? Observational Drawing? Collage Techniques? GRIT and Persistence?

What are the STRONGEST aspects of your work this week? What do you see as being ONE challenge you need to REALLY focus on next week?

REMEMBER! Create a ONE PAGE PAPER – DUE TOMORROW! (TYPED! double spaced, 11 or 12 point Times New Roman, Palatino – Serif-ed type font) that discusses the artists and their works. Use ideas about the work as to what drew you to the work, what styles did you like, what techniques do you appreciate? A small history of the artist and personal reflection. How will you use similar ideas in your work as they did in theirs? Here are the artists to research: Winslow Homer, Charles Demuth, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Dong Kingman, Reginald Marsh, Charles Sheeler, J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Moran, Georgia O’Keefe, James Whistler, or Andrew Wyeth. PAPER IS DUE ON Friday, September 19, 2014.

#Progress and #Reflection – How YOU doin?

“Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” Brian Tracy

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Studio Art 360 – Paper Mache – Finish your FORMS in cardboard – PAINTING DEMO TOMORROW!

What? WHAT? This is WHAT IS POSSIBLE with this cardboard! WOAH! http://www.evolo.us/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/ICON_5.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • What more do you need to do wrap up the form (literally) with the paper mache and begin PAINTING? BE AWARE OF THE TIME YOU ARE WORKING AND THE TIME YOU ARE TALKING!

How do you feel the adding of the paper mache and color is going to make the work stronger than it was when it was just cardboard?

AP Studio Art: 1 week Magazine Article Assignment, Plants and Flowers – BEGIN ON THE LARGER WORK – Where are you TODAY?

 

Negative Space and Background… what are YOU doing with that space? Colors? http://c300221.r21.cf1.rackcdn.com/jim-dine-flowers-1353360952_b.jpg

Goals:

  • Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art
  • Knowing that you need to EXPERIMENT with a variety of materials and compositions… what are the variety of materials or experiments that you anticipate or plan on making? How is the COMPOSITION coming along? Open? Closed? Active? Busy? TOO BUSY?

What materials have you used today? How have you decided to arrange your composition? What are the elements you are looking at using / focusing on?

Jim Dine – Plants and Trees: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/- AND THEN: Bring up an image from the Alan Cristea Gallery: http://www.alancristea.com/collection-41-109-Plants-Andamp%3B-Trees

 

Painting: Collage and Painting! Reflect on the CRIT and get back to painting.

Where have I seen these before? Is it POSSIBLE Mr. Korb knows what he’s talking about? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/08469-watercolor_technique-bmp.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What were 3 things that you took away from yesterday’s critique? How will you apply that information as you move forward today? Why are you satisfied or frustrated with your work so far? MORE THAN A ONE WORD ANSWER – REFLECT!

How have you used persistence and grit to continue and work through the issues you are having? Explain in DETAIL!

REMEMBER! Create a ONE PAGE PAPER – DUE TOMORROW! (TYPED! double spaced, 11 or 12 point Times New Roman, Palatino – Serif-ed type font) that discusses the artists and their works. Use ideas about the work as to what drew you to the work, what styles did you like, what techniques do you appreciate? A small history of the artist and personal reflection. How will you use similar ideas in your work as they did in theirs? Here are the artists to research: Winslow Homer, Charles Demuth, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Dong Kingman, Reginald Marsh, Charles Sheeler, J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Moran, Georgia O’Keefe, James Whistler, or Andrew Wyeth. PAPER IS DUE ON Friday, September 19, 2014.

#Minimalism to explain #Subtleties in #Art

Art Classes Teach
What are you learning in your art class? What do you WANT to learn?

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

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Follow along with the http://WHSoc20.WordPress.com 30 Day Blog Challenge – Mr. Korb’s Online discussion group.

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Studio Art 360 – Critique Sketches, Demo Cardboard Constructions, National Visual Arts Standards

Tony Smith, 1964 – Minimalist Sculpture! http://www.moma.org/collection/browse_results.php?object_id=81267 – Click Here to visit the Museum of Modern Art and see more about his work!

Goals:

  • 2.2P: Explain how traditional and non-traditional materials may impact human health and the environment and demonstrate safe handling of materials, tools, and equipment.
  • What can you use from the process we went through YESTERDAY to continue to create a CUBE, CYLINDER, and a PYRAMID?

Do you want to work on ALL of them at the same time or are you going to finish one and then move onto the next?  Cube, Cylinder, Pyramid… as well as the letter.

What was the most difficult part of the building today for YOU? How can you use those challenges to develop your skills?

AP Studio Art: 1 week Magazine Article Assignment, 1 week concentration work

What parts of WATERCOLOR do you struggle with? http://www.fountainstudio.com/images/tips/br-drag.jpg

Goals:

  • G: 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 you most comfortable with? Pencil, Charcoal, Pastel, or Paint? Why?

What NEW materials have you used today? How are the LARGER ideas of the project coming along? What do you need to be doing tomorrow to make STRONG headway? (1, 3, 5

Painting: Collage, Critique, Sketch, Research…

Thomas Moran – WHAT? How great is this? http://www.denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/thomas-moran-s-yellowstone-project-nation

Goals:

  • G: 2.3Ac: Redesign an object, system, place, or design in response to contemporary issues
  • How has the gathering of images HELPED or CHALLENGED you in the creation of a composition visually and / or telling a story – about yourself?

What does your composition say about you? How might others read the images you have gathered and assembled?

Create a ONE PAGE PAPER (double spaced, 11 or 12 point Times New Roman, Palatino – Serif-ed type font) that discusses the artists and their works. Use ideas about the work as to what drew you to the work, what styles did you like, what techniques do you appreciate? A small history of the artist and personal reflection. How will you use similar ideas in your work as they did in theirs? Here are the artists to research: Winslow Homer, Charles Demuth, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Dong Kingman, Reginald Marsh, Charles Sheeler, J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Moran, Georgia O’Keefe, James Whistler, or Andrew Wyeth. PAPER IS DUE ON MONDAY, September 15, 2014.

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Sketchbooks Due:

  • 1st Hour: Tuesday
  • 2nd Hour: Friday
  • 3rd Hour: Thursday
  • 4th Hour: Wednesday
  • 6th Hour: Monday

#NVAS – How do you THINK about the #VISUAL ARTS

Art Classes Teach
What are you learning in your art class? What do you WANT to learn?

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

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Follow along with the http://WHSoc20.WordPress.com 30 Day Blog Challenge – Mr. Korb’s Online discussion group.

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Sketchbooks Due:

  • 1st Hour: Tuesday
  • 2nd Hour: Friday
  • 3rd Hour: Thursday
  • 4th Hour: Wednesday
  • 6th Hour: Monday

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Studio Art 360 – Critique Sketches, Demo Cardboard Constructions, National Visual Arts Standards

Hope you do not EARN THIS grade – Not a chance if you continue to FOCUS on the GOALS!

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What is the difference between shape and form? Please be descriptive in your definition.

What do you envision as the biggest challenge with your letter? If you see this as the problem… how do you feel you might be able to solve that challenge?

AP Studio Art: 1 week Magazine Article Assignment, 1 week concentration work

What marks and materials are you using? This is CHARCOAL. How can you try this if you aren’t already. We will look at a variety of materials this week…

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Four parts to this week’s project. What are you most comfortable with? Pencil, Charcoal, Pastel, or Paint? Why?

What materials have you used today? How are the projects coming along?

Painting: Collage, Critique, Sketch, Research…

Winslow Homer – a MASTER of the WATERCOLOR!http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/10.228.1

GOALS:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What challenges did you have with the watercolors last week when it came to OBSERVATION of the REAL WORLD around you.

What are 5 images you gathered today that say something about you?

Here are the artists to research: Winslow Homer, Charles Demuth, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Dong Kingman, Reginald Marsh, Charles Sheeler, J.M.W. Turner, Thomas Moran, Georgia O’Keefe, James Whistler, or Andrew Wyeth