What is Art – How Do You See It?

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

Agnes Martin… What is ART to YOU? http://lisacongdon.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/agnes-martin_stars.jpg

Art Foundations:

Contour Line FACE! http://meghanhudak.com/img/face.jpg

Line Abstraction Artist Statements: virtultours.uws.edu.au/uwsartgallery/SomeoneHasToDrawTheLine

Goals:

  1. (5.3) Describe meaning of contour self-portraits by considering your line and attitude.
  2. (3.2) apply watercolor techniques to solve visual challenges (and define ideas for your portrait background).

What types of lines are you in favor of using? Where do you find it easiest to use the idea of contour line to represent the face / form? What sorts of pattern do you think you would like to recreate with the use of WATERCOLOR to represent YOU? Share with your classmates.

Drawing

How do we look at and then talk about art? http://www.clarksvilleonline.com/wp-content/gallery/art-walk-november-2009/img_7820.jpg

http://gurneyjourney.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-to-criticize.html

Goals:

  1. Demonstrate a sound understanding of Collaboration and Critiquing, Google Drive (cloud storage), and the HOW TO!
  2. (2.1.4) form criticism about Still Life that works to demonstrate one’s understanding of value, composition, observation.

What have you taken from the critique first steps that we have begun?

AP Studio Art

Sky Space – Earth Art! http://skyspace.rice.edu/site_media/media/cache/2f/98/2f98a170074f3e2a60d93038c289dbed.png

http://skyspace.rice.edu/

Goals:

  1. demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.

What have you accomplished in this day of work? What do you need to get accomplished for FRIDAY when your CURRENT BREADTH work is due online?

Pattern Pattern Everywhere and not a Motif to Share!

“Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson – Let’s Check out P60 in Binder – Remember that you can switch next week’s sketchbook assignment with one of these Artists Habits of the Mind

Art Foundations: Contour Line Portraits – Pattern –Watercolor and VIDEOS for Watercolor Techniques!

Pattern and MORE pattern. Check out the TEXTURE and the line! What can YOU think of to do? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/e53d2-untitled-8.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.6) Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.

What was the most challenging technique of WATERCOLOR PAINTING you ran across? What was the easiest? Why were they so different?

Drawing: Last Day – Still Life Drawing

Another of Morandi’s Works! http://www.thenation.com/sites/default/files/images/media/doc/483/1228413113-large.jpg

Goals:

  1.  (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to materials, techniques and process. G: Work on contour / chiaroscuro drawings – still life.
  2. Understand the contours and value that you are working on in your composition.

Pair / Share – self – evaluation of the day – best and worst. What do WRAP UP over the weekend?

AP Studio Art: Nature / Earth Art

Wow! http://www.writedesignonline.com/history-culture/AndyGoldsworthy/goldsworthy.jpg

Goals:

  1. (2.2) Evaluate the effectiveness of artwork.
  2. 1.4.3 evaluation [critique] (formative and summative reflections about your artwork) of your artwork through digital media. (Technology Operations and Concepts and Communication and Collaboration)

What are the upcoming challenges that you see coming for next week? 

Spiraling out of control? Pattern your life around the Arts!

“Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson – Let’s Check out P60 in Binder – Remember that you can switch next week’s sketchbook assignment with one of these Artists Habits of the Mind

HOMEROOM:

Art Foundations: Contour Line Portraits – Pattern –Watercolor

Henri Matisse “La Nagrisse” is in the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris France… Where are you headed with pattern? France?http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b9/La_Negresse.jpg

GOALS:

  1. (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas 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?

Drawing: Continue to DRAW

Remember the header form yesterday’s article on Georgio Morandi? This is it! Go back to yesterday’s post and READ about him as an artist – one who went out and learned from others. http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2008/09/19/arts/19mora.xlarge1.jpg

GOALS:

  1. (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to materials, techniques and process.

Pair / Share – self–evaluation of the day – goal sheet. What are the best things that are happening in your drawing? Where are you still struggling?

AP Studio Art: Andy Goldsworthy – Earth Art – and Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty

Spiral Jetty Inspired? Think SO!!! Thanks Robert Smithson! http://fattony.transworld.net/files/2009/08/andy_goldsworthy3.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?