Work hard… everything new is difficult when you first begin!

“Whatever you do – Don’t quit” – Michael  Hyatt – Thursday December 27, 2012

Do It! Stay with me in the process and continue to make yourself proud! Don’t Quit! (http://d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net/photo/6337322_700b.jpg)

Advanced Drawing: Progress on the Portraits

What are some of the areas of your image that you are putting together that are NOT originally in the initial drawings / ideas? (http://www.edwardhopper.net/gas.jsp)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

Your drawing is due Thursday of next week. What is it you have to do to complete the drawing? MAKE DARN SURE you have finished the RUBRIC online. some of you FAILED at this last time. What are the ideas that you are incorporating into this work that are unique to you and are PERTINENT to you? Write that out and then SHARE these ideas with your classmates.

Art Foundations: Color Wheel / TEXTURE gathering

Banksy is a graffiti artist out of Britain… talking about social topics is a huge goal of his and an important part of what his job is. What are the important things in your life that are worth your time in making art about? (http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/524b470deab8eaf56440fdad/graffiti-artist-banksy-has-popped-up-in-new-york-city.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges.

What is the social topic that you feel is important enough to make an artwork about? Why does it touch your life? How

AP Studio Art: “Of Sailors and Whales”

Donald Sultan’s body of work… what has he got to say about his work? (http://www.lowegallery.com/artists/donald-sultan/bio.htm)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use (How IS your work coming along? Materials? Approaches?)
  2. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges. (How are your NEW concentration works coming along? What progress are you making? How is it advancing in the development of your body of work?)

What do you need to do to stay on top of things? How IS your work coming along? Materials? Approaches? When are works due? How are your NEW concentration works coming along? What progress are you making? How is it advancing in the development of your body of work?

Welcome Back – Thanks to ALL who came in and got supplies!

Whatever you do – Don’t quit!” – Michael  Hyatt – Thursday December 27, 2012

With the SHORT time left in the quarter… make sure you do not stop working… you do not quit on yourself. http://www.artofhustle.com/wp-content/uploads/featured/istock_000002368152-don2527t-quit-665×442.jpg

Advanced Drawing: Mid-Critique

Are you ready to talk about the work? https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5289/5213149069_c6bda1985e.jpg

Goals:

  1. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.2 aesthetics 4.3.3 and culture as it relates to your own artwork.
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts and other disciplines from history or movements

Thinking about all that you have heard regarding today’s critique… what have you gained the most from the conversation that you can put into use into your own work in the future?

Art Foundations: Texture and Collage and PAINTING!

Beyond the COLOR… what other ELEMENT of art do you see here? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/c19d0-img_2959.jpg

Goals:

  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges (NEW compositional approaches to artwork).
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks (and hand in your drawings from before break).

What are the most interesting textures you have gathered? What do you think you might be able to use them as in the artwork?

AP Studio Art: Mid-Critique (almost done with the Whale of a Picture?)

Lay out your “Of Sailors and Whales” work and let’s have a conversation. http://thewildwriters.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/JOEMARINARO.jpg

Goals:

  1. 4.3 compare relationships in visual art in terms of 4.3.2 aesthetics.
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts and other disciplines from history or movements (how does your artwork relate to the music?)

As AP Studio Artists, you are especially in the need of DAILY REFLECTION. Thinking about all that you have heard regarding today’s critique… what have you gained the most from the conversation that you can put into use into your own work in the future and be inspired by things OTHER than assignments?

Friday… the LAST day of this year for School! Yahoo!

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”— Arthur Ashe

Yahoo! The end of the year is upon us… Oh wait… we still have more to do when we get back. That’s Ok… I am SELF – CONFIDENT I can achieve ANYTHING! (Except fly and turn into a robot) (http://themarginalized.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/jump.jpg)

Art Foundations: Chuck Close – Color Mixing – Color Wheel

Consider the Red, Yellow, and Blue paint that you will be encountering. How in the world are you going to mix all the NEW and EXCITING colors from only them? (http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/381315-17621-28.jpg)

Goals:

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

What color was hardest? How do you feel about being able to mix all the colors without having the secondary colors? What are you going to FORGET over break?

Advanced Drawing: Inside / Outside Drawings and Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper’s “Hotel Window,” Click on the image to get a fantastic breakdown of the work. (http://www.edwardhopper.net/hotel-window.jsp)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 1.3 communicate ideas clearly

YOUR DRAWING IS BEGUN AND READY TO MID CRIT. WHEN WE GET BACK. Please make plans with a collaborator to have SOME REAL collaboration / conversation about the work over break. 1 hour of work time… maybe more… not too much to ask. What is it you have to do to complete the drawing? MAKE DARN SURE you have added to the RUBRIC online. Some of you FAILED at this last time and as of last look are doing the same.

AP Studio Art: Of Sailors and Whales / Concentration 5 and 6

Donald Sultan and his body of work – much like you and your Concentration. How do you see his work tying together? What are the commonalities that are seen in all his work? (http://www.lowegallery.com/artists/donald-sultan/bio.htm)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges. – How is your CONCENTRATION coming along?

Work to do this week off… what do you need to do? Make DARN sure you take it all home.

i can… can you?

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”— Arthur Ashe

YES… YOU… CAN! (http://www.wisdomtimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Limiting-Beliefs1.jpg)

Art Foundations: Last Day to work on the Colored Pencil Drawings

We are talking about the work you have completed TOMORROW. Let’s preview the thought process… (http://www.heromachine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Critique_poster_low_res.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks.

hat are the most interesting aspects of the artwork that you have created? What do you think you might be able to do in the future with the skills you have developed with the colored pencils? How can you further use those skills in your artwork?

Advanced Drawing: What are you doing? What do you need to take home tomorrow?

“Office at Night” What are the relationships in the figures you see? what about the work is interesting to you? Click on the image for a brief read about the work. (http://www.edwardhopper.net/office-at-night.jsp)

Goals:

  1. 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What do you hope to accomplish in the creation of this work? What messages are you communicating in this drawing? What are the requirements we have talked about and how are you fulfilling them?

AP Studio Art: Of Sailors and Whales

Van Gogh can create multiple solutions to a single problem… how about you? (https://blog.klm.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Van-Goghs-sketchbook-1.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use.
  2. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.

What are the works that need work? What are you doing with the time you are in here? Should I be writing you passes for your study halls? If I am, should I continue?

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”— Arthur Ashe

Be Confident in yourself! (http://lead2xl.com/quizzes/upload/surveys/878136/images/self-confidence1.jpg)

Art Foundations: Grid Drawing and Chuck Close

Look at the abstractions and then look at the way it builds Paul McCartney. From Abstract to representational. (https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/a9e39-may27schoolpics264.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks.

With this evening and one Day of drawing left… what do you need to do in order to finish this work by tomorrow – end of class? How has your day to day work been helping or hindering your work? Recognize the attitude / effort of the day to day work and how it affects the finished product.

Advanced Drawing: Inside and Outside Drawings and Edward Hopper

New York Movie. Click on the image to get more information about the work. (http://www.edwardhopper.net/newyork-movie.jsp)

Goals:

  1. 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What do you hope to accomplish in the creation of this work? What messages are you communicating in this drawing?

AP Studio Art: Crit – QUICK and then WORK on Concentration / “Of Sailors and Whales”

This is an image from “The Armed Man” from Mr. Machan’s Choice concert a few years back. What are you going to do with “Of Sailors and Whales.”

Goals:

  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use
  2. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.

What are the works that need work? What are you doing with the time you are in here? Should I be writing you passes for your study halls? If I am, should I continue?

Even Superheroes need to build their self-confidence.

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”— Arthur Ashe

Superkid (http://www.thechangeblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/self-confidence.jpg)

Art Foundations: Presentation by Ai and Drawing in the Grids

Mr. close taking a look at the process so far. Maybe he DOES look at it from a distance (http://artkaleidoscope.org/site1/akfgraphics/photos/close-painting.jpg).

Goals:

  1. 3.3 Know about the creation of images and explain why they are of value.
  2. Evaluate works of art.

Put your works up on the CHALKBOARD, step back, and look at them all. What is GREAT and WHY? Where are the challenges and WHY? The critique is not about the person but about the work in front of you.

Advanced Drawing: Inside / Outside Compositions

“Automat” by Edward Hopper! What is going on here? Click on the image to see it up close and personal. (http://www.edwardhopper.net/images/paintings/automat.jpg)

Goals:

  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.
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenge.

What’s working and what is not? Where have you struggled in this drawing so far? What is your RUBRIC looking like?

AP Studio Art: Ai Presentation

Preparation is a key to self-confidence.

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” — Arthur Ashe

Meow! (http://dflorack.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/self_confidence.jpg)

Art Foundations: Color and Create Artwork with the GRID method!

Mr. close taking a look at the process so far. Maybe he DOES look at it from a distance (http://artkaleidoscope.org/site1/akfgraphics/photos/close-painting.jpg).

Goals:

  1. 3.3 Know about the creation of images and explain why they are of value.
  2. Evaluate works of art.

Put your works up on the CHALKBOARD, step back, and look at them all. What is GREAT and WHY? Where are the challenges and WHY? The critique is not about the person but about the work in front of you.

Advanced  Drawing: Inside / Outside Drawings – How’s it going?

“Automat” by Edward Hopper! What is going on here? Click on the image to see it up close and personal. (http://www.edwardhopper.net/images/paintings/automat.jpg)

Goals:

  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.
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenge.

What’s working and what is not? Where have you struggled in this drawing so far? What is your RUBRIC looking like?

AP Studio Art: Critique and Concentration Work

Let’s sit back and talk… (http://www.uarts.edu/sites/default/files/imagecache/audience_slide/images/fineartcrit.jpg )

Goals:

  1. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks.
  2. 3.3 describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value.

What was difficult about this project? What have you learned and what are you going to take into the next work?