#FigureDrawing and #Abstraction and #Concentration and #Ceramics – #ArtInAction

BabyFace Mug - LOVELY and SOFT... https://img1.etsystatic.com/015/0/5150743/il_fullxfull.456773453_65rm.jpg

“Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” — Julie Andrews

Drawing: Kandinsky DEVELOPMENT and PLANNING

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

How do you relate the sounds and movement in your choice of music to the image that you are creating in your sketchbook? Tomorrow we begin on the larger sheets of paper. Work out the ideas in colored pencil / watercolors.

What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and SHAPE in the art you were creating?

Studio Art 360: Character Mugs

1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design. A: How will you use the experience of working in 3D change the way you work in 2D in the future?

BabyFace Mug - LOVELY and SOFT... https://img1.etsystatic.com/015/0/5150743/il_fullxfull.456773453_65rm.jpg
BabyFace Mug – LOVELY and SOFT… https://img1.etsystatic.com/015/0/5150743/il_fullxfull.456773453_65rm.jpg

If you could do something in the beginning differently, what are the three things you might change? Why?

DUE END OF CLASS ON THURSDAY.

Advanced Drawing: Figure Drawing

 

2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept. A: Looking at yesterday’s mannequin drawings – What did you struggle with in the process, in the final product?

Mannequin Proportions are NOT THAT BAD - Let's compare to the REAL Human Being - Soon Enough. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/01/e8/23/01e8230d743e16b5e95ac03fc316f7d7.jpg
Mannequin Proportions are NOT THAT BAD – Let’s compare to the REAL Human Being – Soon Enough. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/01/e8/23/01e8230d743e16b5e95ac03fc316f7d7.jpg

What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation and proportions? 

AP Studio Art: WORK

WHAT’s the Assignment? If you need another 1, 2, or 3 concentration works – this is your assignment (one at the minimum). You will have your WEBSITE updated with 12 concentration works – PERIOD. You will rework your statements and answers to the AP Questions… ALL DUE on MARCH 30 for CRITIQUE & PRESENTATION.

 

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

To HELP YOU FULLY UNDERSTAND YOUR current concentration, what is the common thread that is chasing through all of your work? What do you SEE? What is the MEANING? Why is this work IMPORTANT? How are you growing in your work?

Working on your BODY of the CONCENTRATION! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/3c/27/f5/3c27f5549efb18133ccdf884815d688f.jpg
Working on your BODY of the CONCENTRATION! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/3c/27/f5/3c27f5549efb18133ccdf884815d688f.jpg

What do you need to do in order to get your work online and all up to speed? EXPECTATIONS should not be MINE but YOURS. 

#Monday with #ArtWork to be done and #NewIdeas to be tackled.

Kandinsky SKETCHES: What are you doing with your ideas? https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/media/collection_images/1/147.1982%23%23S.jpg

“Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” — Julie Andrews

Perseverance... Keep at it Julie Andres... https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/e2/80/b1/e280b1667ed5f85421461ddfe470c498.jpg
Perseverance… Keep at it Julie Andres… https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/e2/80/b1/e280b1667ed5f85421461ddfe470c498.jpg

Drawing: Kandinsky DEVELOPMENT and PLANNING

G: 2.3Ac: Redesign an object, system, place, or design in response to contemporary issues.

How are you see geometric or organic shapes in your life? Do you relate meaning / feel moods or feelings with them? What are some shapes that are dominant in your life? As you listen to your music… what are the colors and shapes (or lines) that come to mind as you move forward? Look over the worksheet about music and work through it.

Kandinsky SKETCHES: What are you doing with your ideas? https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/media/collection_images/1/147.1982%23%23S.jpg
Kandinsky SKETCHES: What are you doing with your ideas? https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/media/collection_images/1/147.1982%23%23S.jpg

What NEW ideas might you have had about COLOR and Shape in the art you were creating?

Studio Art 360: Character Mugs

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 with the clay? REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Mug with a face. We are DONE with this on THURSDAY.

DUE END OF CLASS ON THURSDAY.

FACES and MUGS - What's going on with YOUR MUG? http://uploads.neatorama.com/images/posts/923/70/70923/1396818054-0.jpg
FACES and MUGS – What’s going on with YOUR MUG? http://uploads.neatorama.com/images/posts/923/70/70923/1396818054-0.jpg

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.

Advanced Drawing: Figure Drawing

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

What are the biggest fears that you have about the ideas of drawing a full human figure? Why do you think this is so tough?

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What was the most challenging way to draw? Why was this most difficult way to go? How OFF were you from the original that you drew from your memory? What is most important about drawing when it comes to observation?

AP Studio Art: WORK

WHAT’s the Assignment? If you need another 1, 2, or 3 concentration works – this is your assignment (one at the minimum). You will have your WEBSITE updated with 12 concentration works – PERIOD. You will rework your statements and answers to the AP Questions… ALL DUE on MARCH 30 for CRITIQUE & PRESENTATION.

3.1Ad: Reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art or design considering relevant traditional and contemporary criteria as well as personal artistic vision.

How does your work for this week Re-Engage the ideas you have been using in the past while ALSO provide ideas of REVISION?

Do your works show GROWTH? http://www.vachonstudio.com/wp-content/uploads/Artist-working-in-the-studio.jpg
Do your works show GROWTH? http://www.vachonstudio.com/wp-content/uploads/Artist-working-in-the-studio.jpg

I try to get you to talk to one another and reflect. Look at each other’s work today and do that. Explain, listen, WRITE DOWN THOUGHTS for your own reflections.

 

 

#Oils and #Contours and #Pattern… What could be more fun in the #ArtStudio?

“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: Balance and Pattern – All sorts of types

G: 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.

What is a balance? What is a pattern? What patterns and balance are you drawn to?

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MC Escher Sketch of Two Birds http://www.mcescher.com/Shopmain/ShopEU/facsilimeprints/data/1000/15%20Two%20Birds.jpg

M.C. Escher’s Website and Works

What challenges did you have in the ideas of drawing out a pattern – repeat the simple image over and over and over?

 


Painting: Portraits and OILS

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.

You were asked to begin thinking about the work in front of you… What DO YOU SEE IN YOUR PAINTING? That’s it.. WHAT DO YOU SEE? Take your time… look at everything you see in the work and write down all that you see.

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Let’s Chat for a moment… http://www.saic.edu/media/saic/gfx/academics/undergraduatedegrees/undergraduateexperience/painting_critique.jpg

Time to work today began with DESCRIPTION – was there anything NEW that you saw when you began writing and working today? We do not have a lot of time to work this week but… lots of time use that knowledge in your life.

 


Drawing: Contour and Faces

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

What struggles do you have when it comes to drawing the face to begin with? What struggles do you think you might have when drawing them without being able to lift your pencil?

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Contour Line Drawing FACES: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/be/32/82/be328200d1f131f9fb9471e6c8ca582b.jpg

In the end, what was the biggest challenge / success you had today in the studio?


AP: Let’s Talk Concentration

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?

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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?

 

#Sketchbook #Tuesday in the #Art #Studio (#Perspective)

Ten Things You MUST Give Up To Move Forward – Stephen Covey

Drawing: Thumbnails and Composition!

Boxes and Objects – perspective, sighting in – Insode Outside Space… http://payload132.cargocollective.com/1/8/267741/4958137/06%20Drawing%20on%20Paper%20-%20Boxes_905.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Most young artists work with their FIRST idea and that’s it. What might the benefit be to begin with MORE ideas?

Reflection: What skills, tools, ideas, compositional ideas do you hope to come up with this year in Drawing? What do you feel you will be able to improve on regarding the skills you have currently? 

Studio Art 360: Sketchbook!

Tony Smith Sculpture at the Matthew Marks Gallery. NYC. http://1vze7o2h8a2b2tyahl3i0t68.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Smith_2015-NYC_Installs_01.jpg INTERVIEW from ARTnews.

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What is the difference between shape and form? There are a FEW OTHER terms we are going to cover in the book – terms that help up TALK about art. 

Reflection: What is the benefit of taking the time to KNOW about 1 and 2 point perspective as an Artist?

AP Studio Art: Art and Fear – DUE THURSDAY!

FEAR your ART! AAARGHHHH! http://cdnstatic.visualizeus.com/thumbs/7b/c5/art,fear,horror,photography,baby,atmosphere-7bc5d916aaa91183f908487153e43575_h.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Step back from your work and examine it from a distance. What is SUCCESSFUL about the composition? N: Reflect on deepening your ideas about the work. 

Reflection: Look at page 30 in your folder. What are you doing as an ARTIST (use the Habits of an artist) to make your work strong?

Advanced Drawing: Fast Food Nation.

Audrey Flack – REALISM – For you? Maybe not yet. http://www.audreyflack.com/af/photorealism/2.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What has been the hardest part of using values for you? Share this with your neighbor and write your struggles in your goals page.

Reflection: How is the progress of the thumbnails going thus far? What are you doing successfully? Where are you struggling? Have you come up with a composition that you can GLUE DOWN on the WHITE ILLUSTRATION BOARD so the ideas are the same tomorrow?