#2ndSemester is HERE and #ArtMaking is already begun!

  • What is Art?

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

Drawing: Elements and Principles

Kathe Kollwitz: Drawing: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/c7/67/6c/c7676cd48ff781d971f96058ff34294e.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What was the biggest challenge you found as you began came up with ideas yesterday? What ELEMENT or PRINCIPLE did you begin with? How many did you get finished / started?

Reflection: What are 2 skills you have already that are going to make your experiences in Drawing easier?

Studio Art 360:

Piet Mondrian: Texture and Shape Form Space? http://uploads6.wikiart.org/images/piet-mondrian/avond-evening-the-red-tree-1910.jpg!Blog.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What was the biggest challenge you found as you began came up with ideas yesterday? What ELEMENT or PRINCIPLE did you begin with? How many did you get finished / started?

Reflection: What are 2 skills you have already that are going to make your experiences in Studio Art 360 easier?

AP Studio Art:

Art and Fear QUOTE: http://thesilverspool.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/pain-of-not-working.png

Goals:

  • 1.2Ad: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices, following or breaking established conventions, to plan the making of multiple works of art and design based on a theme, idea, or concept
  • Using the idea of Art and Fear as your next breadth work – what ideas do you find yourself leaning towards when it comes to the imagery for your next work? Why do you see yourself headed in that direction? How are you going to make the ideas CLEAR and READABLE in your artwork?

Reflection: What are the challenges from working through an ENTIRE CHAPTER? Explain what your biggest challenges might be about this work. 

Advanced Drawing:

Richard Diebenkorb DRAWING: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/july/images/14101-gifts_Diebenkorn_8601.6.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What was the biggest challenge you found as you began came up with ideas yesterday? What ELEMENT or PRINCIPLE did you begin with? How many did you get finished / started?

Reflection: What are 2 skills you have already that are going to make your experiences in Advanced Drawing easier?

#Monday… time to #EatYourFrog in the #ArtStudio


“Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog.

Painting and Advanced Painting: Collage Social Commentary – Beginning the PAINTING

Goals:

  • G: 6.1Ac: Make, explain, and justify connections between artists or artwork and social, cultural, and political history.
  • Looking at the work you have in front you, what are the aspects that you feel TRULY speak about you – socially, culturally, or historically.

Reflection / Evaluation: What was the most challenging part of the first bit of the painting? Watercolor Techniques:

Studio Art 360: KEEP SCULPTING!

Goals:

  • G: 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • As you look BACK on the projects, what might you have done differently on the project – if you could go back and try some of these forms again?

Reflection / Evaluation:  Knowing that this was a new approach to making art – sculpture – what has been the most difficult part of the project? 

AP Studio Art: CRIT and FOOD!

Goals:

  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.
  • What are things you hope to learn from the process of critiquing about YOUR WORK or the PROCESSES that others have gone through

Reflection / Evaluation: What did you take away from the critique today? Write down what you have taken from the crit.

DID YOU MAKE 2 PHOTOGRAPHS OF YOUR ARTWORK AND EMAIL OR PUT THEM ON YOUR GOOGLE DRIVE? Get it DONE for TOMORROW! Computer Lab AND… Assignment ONLINE – Google Document – SHARE WITH ME at fkorb@waterforduhs.k12.wi.us! DUE ON FRIDAY. CLICK HERE FOR A GOOD EXAMPLE. READ THE BRIEF BLOG POST! Where do you see yourself artistically now, where in 5 Years?  WE ARE USING THIS NEXT MONDAY ON THE AP WEBSITE!

Drawing: READY to keep WORKING on the STILL LIFE? 2 MORE DAYS!

MORANDI: http://www.moma.org/collection_images/resized/193/w500h420/CRI_151193.jpg MoMA http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=4079

Goals:

  • G: 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design
  • How have you changed in the process since you have begun? How are you drawing DIFFERENTLY than you did PRIOR to this Drawing? 

Reflection: Have you improved your drawings skills over the past few days?  What is the biggest success you have accomplished this week? Where are you struggling?

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