#Monday of a ShortWeek – #NoSchool on #Friday

Vincent Van Gogh - Nest https://portraitsocietygallery.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/img_9429.jpg?w=584

“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home” Twyla Tharp – Choreographer

Where are you hoping to run away to with your work?


Drawing: Hang up Work in Gallery – DRAW some NESTS!

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form. A: What do you see about the use of thumbnail drawings as a strong starting point for the artist as they develop their initial ideas? Why more than one? Why more than 2?

What are you looking at in regards to an ELEMENT or a PRINCIPLE as you reflect on your preliminary / thumbnail drawings? List and explain 2 things..

 


Studio Art 360: Finish up Worksheet – Move onto Still Life

 

Sphere and Polyhedron Value Changes Chiaroscuro
Sphere and Polyhedron Value Changes Chiaroscuro

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 to draw your objects yesterday?

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What are 2 difficulties that you had in beginning your drawing today? Remember – DRAWING IS A CHALLENGE – let it be!


Advanced Drawing: Wrap up Critiques of Fast Food

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.

What is 1 thing that you found beneficial from taking a step back and TALKING about your art.

 How do you enjoy the work of art you have created? What have you learned that will carry you forward? 


AP Studio Art: FEAR NO CRITIQUE!

 

4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.

What do you have to say about the work in front of you? How are you going to look at the experience and learn from it? What have you done to PUSH  yourself in the process of making your art stronger, more successful? A LEVEL 6?

Reflection – Nothing – we critiqued today.

#Day2 #Take2 for #3rdHour – #ArtStudio

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


Drawing: Welcome to O.P.P. (Observation, Pencils, and Perspective).

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? When you sketch in your binders / homework… where do you mostly get your ideas from?  How do you define OBSERVATION?

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Thumbnails of BOOKS – What are your ideas? Today we combine our books to ONE big stack and thumbnail up from there.

What 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: Lines and Sol LeWitt

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

Assignment Handout LINK: https://goo.gl/nZo3qY

What is a balance? What is a pattern? What patterns and balance are you drawn to? Sol LeWitt Frank Korb LINK: https://goo.gl/nZo3qY


Advanced Drawing

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 your first drawings yesterday? What ELEMENT or PRINCIPLE did you begin with? How many did you get finished / started?

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Janet Fish Drawing in Color: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/8b/d5/4f/8bd54f5c5d293e3153b95959e275aded.jpg

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

ASSIGNMENT FOR WEDNESDAY – Fast Food Bags and Packaging for first still life drawing.


AP Studio Art: Hands and Still Life – Photography – Let’s CRIT first!

4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.

What is ONE THING you really want to explain about the work you have created regarding the Art and Fear Chapter you chose. Write this out so you have a starting place to talk when you explain your work.

What 2 things are you most pleased with regarding the works you see / made out Art and Fear? ASSIGNMENT – Symbolism and BREADTH – You need to bring in a couple of still life objects that can easily be held in your hand (which will be photographed and then printed) to practice the ideas of observation. What have you got that you can bring in that helps to really tell about yourself, your interests, your passions? The practice of the still life – observation – is a skill that readers (AP and the rest of the art viewing world) recognize as important to the building of the skills of an artist. How can you demonstrate those skills? Many drawings? One Drawing? How can you use the time to really build your BREADTH?

#Friday ALREADY? 4 Classes you MUST attend.

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

Drawing: Thumbnails and Composition!

Thumbnails and Drawing – What’s interesting to you? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2016/01/6a64c-esplin1.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? When you sketch in your binders / homework… where do you mostly get your ideas from?  How do you define OBSERVATION?

Reflection: As you drew today, how have you begun to break the shapes and forms down into more bite sized, more manageable pieces? Do you need to LIGHTEN UP your initial drawing? Do you need to get the WHOLE COMPOSITION figured in first? Are you really OBSERVING?

Studio Art 360: VALUE SCALES!

HOPE – How does Indiana use the same idea with different words? http://media.trb.com/media/photo/2011-11/159353720-03073954.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What did you do successfully yesterday with VALUES that you can continue with today? What is it you need to erase, change, resolve to make the drawing today even more successful.

Reflection: What is one thing you are putting into your drawing of the 3D Forms and VALUE in the worksheets that you demonstrated and / or learned about in your Artist Trading Cards from last week? Make sure you are really need to be aware of the Elements and Principles as you are making art.

AP Studio Art: CRIT TODAY! 

How’s the critique Jerry? https://abiggerworldyet.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/20100610_art_560x375.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • What are TWO THINGS you took away from YESTERDAY’s Critique that you can see as helping you become a stronger artist? 

Reflection:  Look at the List of Habits of an Artist on page 30 in your folder. What is one area that you feel you may need to look at strongly as you move forward into the next artwork?

Advanced Drawing: Fast Food Nation.

Janet Fish, Beer and Brandy Glasses, http://images.dcmooregallery.com/www_dcmooregallery_com/Beer_and_Brandy_Glasses_03578.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Step back from your drawing and write out two things you see that are in need of attention FIRST! WRITE them down and then write down the WHY they need attention.

Reflection: Turn to the second set of pages in your rubric packet and get together with a friend / fellow artist and consider this a PRE-mid critique (sort of) and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the work you have in front of you. In the space provided in the RUBRIC write out your thoughts about the good, the bad, and the ugly WITH EXPLANATION. Are you STRONG, GOOD, BASIC, WEAK, or POOR – WHY? Execution, Composition, and Character – all

#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?

#HappyBirthday #KanoTanyu #Japanese Artist b.1602 d.1674

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Kano Tanyu b.1602 d.1674

Kano Tanyu b.1602 d. 1674 http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hi/hi_kanotan.htm

“There is an immeasurable distance between late and too late.”  —Og Mandino

Please Play for ALL Classes.

AP and Advanced Drawing Intro Video:

AP Studio Art: REGISTRATION in due TOMORROW!!!

Ideas? What’s going on in your head?

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What have your previous sketches been over the past months? How have you been planning the NEW and Important ideas out for your work? HOW DOES THIS HELP YOU?

What have you come up with? What materials are you using that help you to challenge yourself? How does it fit into your current body of work?  How does it REACH OUT into NEW IDEAS?

Advanced Drawing: Stairway Drawing.

Your  Paper Bag Drawings are HERE. Copy YOUR image into YOUR document! Questions – ask me on Wednesday.

Walter Gropius’ Bauhaus Staircase – Germany. https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3080/2774825669_eb82e7df20_b.jpg

DO NOT GO UPSTAIRS TODAY! ACT Testing… Thanks.
Goals:

  • 2.3Ad: Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people’s lives.
  • What type of images have you created in the past REGARDING PERSPECTIVE? What was visually successful in the composition? What was technically successful in your execution? Same with the unsuccessful aspects? Share with your neighbor. Use of (Element) to create a unified artwork.

What was the success in today’s drawing? What was the challenge? Back out Thursday for preliminary drawings.

RUBRIC LINK, but it should ALREADY be in your Google Drive. SHARE it with me...

Drawing: Oil Pastels!

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • Reflect on YESTERDAY before you begin today! What worked? What didn’t?

Biggest struggle / success for today? Write it out and the WHY!  

By The Way… Share your STILL LIFE DRAWINGS by visiting them HERE.

Kandinsky at MAM – HERE

Studio Art 360: Romare Bearden and Social Commentary

What is the Romare Bearden collage About? Why? http://lindberghschoolartspace.wikispaces.com/file/view/Romare%20Bearden%20collage.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • Looking at the ROMARE BEARDEN collage on the screen, what do you think this work is about? WHY? Please work with your neighbor on answering this question.

What is the most challenging aspect to creating a collaborative work of art? What did you feel will be helpful in working with a classmate? What did you feel will be a challenge?

#Time to #Draw #DrawingThursday!

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

AP Studio Art: Concentration!

What’s WORKING and what’s NOT? http://acuitybusiness.com/Portals/164204/images/Stand%20Out-resized-600.jpg

Goals:

  • 3.5 evaluate and defend how 3.5.1 subject matter 3.5.2 symbols are used in art  4.4 evaluate and interpret your art in your time for relationships in 4.4.1 form 4.4.2 context (what might this mean as we look at ALL of the class work?)
  • How does your concentration stand up together as being important?

Looking back at the first half of the week, what major accomplishments have you made that helps you stand out from the rest of the class?

Advanced Drawing:Discussion of Composition and Meaning.

Space – How are you using it? http://fc07.deviantart.net/images/large/indyart/traditional/Struct_Drawing_3_-_Paper_Bags.jpg

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.
  • Looking back on the past few days of work, what are you pleased with in the creation of the work? What are area that you are still being challenged with? N: Mid Critique in the Drawing Process.

What did you take from the critique of your work? What did you add to the critique of your classmates work? What did you take away from the work of your classmates? 

Drawing: Color and Shape and MEANING!

By The Way… Share your STILL LIFE DRAWINGS by visiting them HERE.

http://web.guggenheim.org/exhibitions/kandinsky/images/several_circles.jpg

Goals:

  •  1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • How are you using geometric shapes in your life? How do you relate meaning to them? What are some shapes that are dominant in your life?

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

Studio Art 360: Develop Compositions for Final Drawing.

Morandi and HIS objects… How are you LOOKING at your OBJECTS? http://estaticos03.elmundo.orbyt.es/imagenes/2010/07/15/tu_mundo/1279218563_0.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.1P: Analyze, select, and curate artifacts and/or artworks for presentation and preservation.
  • How do you feel about the ideas you are creating RIGHT NOW? Name 2 things you are a bit uncertain about as it comes to your THUMBNAIL drawings turning into your final drawings.

What are the three best things you are working on with this drawing so far? 

How about COMPOSITIONS? Looking for ideas? Let’s Look HERE!

#Follow your #Obsessions! But the #CUBS? @jerrysaltz

5. “Follow your obsessions. If you love the Cubs that much, maybe they need to be in your work.” – Jerry Saltz – Art Critic and personality.

CUBS? Really Jerry? http://artspace99.blogspot.com/2014/01/saltzy-selfies.html

AP Studio Art: Are you going to get VOTED OFF?

Inspired to CREATE earth art! http://www.agnesdenesstudio.com/img/works4/works4.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Where are you struggling with ideas as you resolve your BREADTH artwork? Have you begun to plan your next three concentration works?

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?

Advanced Drawing: Crit and PAPER BAGS!

How can you use THIS as the inspiration for a drawing? What could YOUR choices in paper bags say about you? Preliminary work!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Where do you see the ideas of preliminary works as being a strong help in the making of your art?

Talk to your neighbor / partner about the potential meaning behind your work. What SKILLS are you hoping to develop in this drawing? What types of bags are you hoping to bring in and use to communicate a message through this work with?

Drawing: CRIT and EAT!

Put your work up and let’s TALK ABOUT IT!

Goals:

  • 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.
  • Looking at the still life in front of you, what is the one aspect of it that you are most pleased with? Why are you so pleased with how you handled the materials and composition?

What was it that you took away from today’s critique? How did you contribute to the success of the conversation? 

Studio Art 360: Thumbnails and IDEAS! – VALUE TOO!

More MORANDI and his Objects!

Goals:

  •  1.1P: Use multiple approaches to begin creative endeavors.
  • Take a LONG HARD LOOK at your composition. What is happening with the FIGURE? The GROUND? The POSITIVE SPACE? The NEGATIVE SPACE?

How did the drawing go today? What do you see yourself doing VERY WELL in this composition?

How about COMPOSITIONS? Looking for ideas? Let’s Look HERE!

How To Do Everything

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How To Do Everything with your chef – Mr. Korb… Listen to the second half of the show to hear Mr. Korb’s Contributuion to the BIG GAME snack dip recipe. Start at 5:55.

Learn the rules to the dance and then dance to your own beat… Poor T-Rex!

“Never feel shame for trying and failing, for he who never failed is he who never tried.” – Og Mandino

Bongo Bongo Bongo… Thank you Hugh Murphy for the lessons. #TRexTrying

Art Foundations: Flipped two point perspective. Not OUTSIDE, but inside.

We are now INSIDE looking OUT. How do we change the use of the vanishing points?

Interior of a room… See how much of the ABOVE image you can use as inspiration to include in YOUR interior room drawing.

  1. Walls
  2. Chairs
  3. Windows
  4. STAIRS
  5. Wall Hanging
  6. Table
  7. Patterned Floor
  8. Open Ceiling / Sky Light
  9. Ellipsed Window / Door
  10. What Else?

Goals:

  1. 1.4 create, and solve 2 Point Perspective INTERIOR drawings using 1.4.1 analysis and a friend. (breaking up the subject matter to basic elements. What is the same… what is different?)

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective. What are the techniques of two point perspective that you are still struggling with? Have a conversation with your neighbor and see if you can get help or offer help in figuring it all out.

Advanced Drawing: Roughs, Value, Scale, Proportion, Observation, Documentation, and Collaboration.

What are you thinking about regarding OIL PASTELS?

Goals:

  1. (3.3) describe the creation of images and ideas and explain why they are of value (Orally participate in the preliminary discussion of your classmates drawing (5 minute max / work).)

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

AP Studio Art: Concentration – START WITH REFLECTION! Chapter 5 MONDAY!

Reflect on what you are doing and what you have done.

Looking back on the week, what are the thoughts you have had regarding your ideas for concentration? When you consider the ideas, what fears do you have? What is your plan for the next 2 works in the larger body of work?G

oals:

  1. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art
  2. 5.3 describe meanings of artworks by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques 5.3.2 how they relate to history and culture

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your first work (Due Monday)