Oh No… The ELEPHANTS are coming! Watch out Mr. Monkey! (How could you not be curious about the post?)

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

Art Foundations: Pattern Painting

Check out how PATTERN can be used for FUN in ARTWORK! What else might you do in the future with PATTERNS?  Thanks Hasita K. https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/4fec9-bbb6.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.5 evaluate and defend how (3.5.2) symbols (your choice in pattern) are used in art
  2. Use SKILL and AWARENESS in the process to create SUCCESSFUL works of ART.

After you have worked on this pattern, do you thinking that it describes you? What about it does the best job in describing you? What  might you change?

Drawing: CRITIQUE! Be an ACTIVE PARTICIPANT!

A CRIT! Let’s get to TALKING! http://art.calarts.edu/sites/default/files/photos/3763119223_739b31beb3_o.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.1.4) form criticism about Still Life that works to demonstrate one’s understanding of value, composition, observation.

What do you feel was the MAJOR aspect of the crit. that YOU NEED TO WORK ON? What do you see as the benefit of the Crit. What do you see as a downfall / challenge? What NEW did you add to your understanding of your work? What about what you have added to your classmates ideas?

AP Studio Art: Nature

From the DRAWING BOARD to the REAL ENVIRONMENT… how might you be able to continue planning the use of the world? http://www.agnesdenesstudio.com/WORKS8_A.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 5.4 reflect on interpretations as a means for understanding and evaluating art
  2. 5.5 evaluate responses to works of art for communicating 5.5.1 rationale 5.5.2 ideas

What bit of advice did you get from your classmates that you will be able to put to use? What bit of advice did you give that might be used elsewhere? What are your goals for the next work(s) that will show your development?

Duck, Duck, Duck, Duck, Duck, GOOSE – Pattern from your CHILDHOOD (or last weekend)

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

Art Foundations: Pattern and Watercolors

Does this MONOCHROMATIC PATTERN apply to you? Can you see how it might? http://i427.photobucket.com/albums/pp352/katiemwhitby/kevinandamanda-orange-pattern-paper.jpg

GOALS

  1. (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas about yourself relate to the principle of pattern.
  2. (3.2) Apply ideas in art to solve visual challenges and communicate ideas (Who are you? How do you represent that?).

How did talking with your neighbor make your drawing look different to you? What made it difficult to speak about your work and / or your classmates work with the critical eye? What is successful in the watercolor beginnings? What is unsuccessful?

Drawing: Written Critique – DUE SUNDAY at MIDNIGHT

Learnign to look at and Talk about Art is REALLY hard. Where are you struggling? http://learntoart.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/art-critique.jpg

GOALS

  1. (2.1.4) form criticism about Still Life that works to demonstrate one’s understanding of value, composition, observation.
  2. Digital Citizenship – Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.

Self –evaluation: What have you taken from the crit. written by yourself? What do you need to finish up for Sunday’s final online critique? (2, 5). We will be making photographs and inserting them into the paper also.

AP Studio Art: Outdoor inspired and CONCENTRATION 9 and 10… Ideas

Nils-Udo and artwork IN nature, Ephemeral and Fleeting! Beautiful works! http://www.morning-earth.org/ARTISTNATURALISTS/AN_images/UDO/700/mirorleaves7.jpg

GOALS

  1. 4.1 recognize differences in historical and cultural contexts of art (how is your Earth inspired art different than the works we have been looking at? Why is it important in 2014? How does it relate to you?)
  2. 4.2 describe the purpose and meaning of art objects within different cultures, times, and places… You – 2014?

With this OUT OF THE BOX (out of the doors) assignment… What struggles are you facing> Where are  you falling in the snow? What are your challenges?

If you were a pattern…

Shirley Temple Black. 1928 – 2014

Shirley Temple Black – Child Star of the 1930’s – died at the age of 85. Chicago Tribune Story HERE. http://www.trbimg.com/img-52fa05cb/turbine/chi-2014-deaths-pictures-015/500

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

Many Agnes Martin’s works. What pattern describes you? http://minimalissimo.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/82.jpg

Art Foundations: Pattern Design and Continuous Line Contour Drawing

How do you think Matisse used Pattern to describe the woman in this painting? How are you going to use pattern to describe the person in your artwork? http://www.josabela.com/artawareness/images/ArtworkGraphic19PurpleRobe.jpg

Goals:

  1. (5.3) Describe meaning of artwork by analyzing technique of watercolors.
  2. (3.2) Apply ideas / understanding of watercolors  and PATTERN to define who YOU ARE.

What variations of lines are you using? Where do you find it easiest to use the idea of line / contour to represent the face / form? What is the most challenging portion of the face to successfully create? What pattern did you use to design your background for this work? Share with your classmates

Drawing: Computer Lab and CRITIQUE

What do you get? http://www.vanseodesign.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/critique.jpg

GOALS:

  1. (2.1.4) form criticism about Still Life that works to demonstrate one’s understanding of value, composition, observation.
  2. NETS: Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.

SNACKS on THURSDAY! CRITIQUE SITE HERE! Self –evaluation – What have you taken from the crit. written by your classmate? What do you need to finish up for Wednesday’s critique?

AP Studio Art: What EARTH ART are you working on?

Walter de Maria – Lightning Field. http://www.ballardian.com/wp-content/uploads/lightning_field.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

What were the biggest impressions you had from going outside for ideas? What were the most difficult things you felt as you presented your work? Conversation between classmates about the 2 questions for your exam. How does this work relate to your concentration? AP Art: Earth Art / Concentration Work