#MidWeek #ArtDay – Let’s #MAKEART

Do you remember YOUR Freshman Open House? We have it again TONIGHT! The ART DEPARTMENT could use your help in promoting itself. Come DRAW, PAINT, WORK in the studio tonight from 5:30 – 8:00pm. Let Mr. Korb Know when you will be here. Sign up HERE!

What you must express in your drawing is not “what model you had,” but “what were your sensations,” and you select from what is visual of the model the traits that best express you. – Robert Henri

Drawing: Get to WORK – DRAW – FOCUS

TRANSPARENCY! http://tasupperschoolart.com/gallery/2011/drawing/105520/artwork/transparent_big.jpg


  • 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 ACTIVATING or THINKING about the background – negative space? As you have worked… what pencil have you been drawn to? Why? What has been easy about this project? More importantly – what was challenging? 

Reflection: What are three differences in your drawing techniques / skills you are finding as you are using DRAWING Pencils versus MECHANICAL or STANDARD #2 pencils?

Studio Art 360: FORM and EXAMPLES!

Hope and ART: https://rosenbaumcontemporary.com/imgs/exhibitions/Robert-Indiana-Exhibit-2.jpg


  • 9.1P: Establish relevant criteria in order to evaluate a work of art or collection of works.
  • What are you doing in your composition to FULLY ACTIVATE the background? Shapes, Texture, Color, Lines, Circles? Allow yourself to EXPERIMENT!

Reflection: What is the strongest part of your artwork that you created this week? Use the ART TERMS you know

AP Studio Art: Work Of Art! 

OUTSIDE AS ART… James Turrell “Sky Space”…  http://skyspace.rice.edu/site_media/media/cache/2f/98/2f98a170074f3e2a60d93038c289dbed.png


  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.
  • What have you been doing to try and create a work of art inspired by the outside? Where do you see this drawing / artwork going? How are you using the materials from outside to make GREAT ART?

Reflection: 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?

Advanced Drawing: 



  • 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?
  • SARAH GRAHAM Website.

Reflection: Talk to your neighbor / partner about the potential meaning behind your work. What SKILLS are you hoping to / developing in this drawing? 

Tick Tock goes the clock… What is holding you back?

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

—Og Mandino (Paul Mark Sutherland http://goalhabits.com/2013/10/12/goal-achievement-quote-oct-12-2013/)

It’s ALMOST too late, but not quite, for missing work… What can you do? – WEDNESDAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR MISSING ASSIGNMENTS!

Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock… The Clock Does Not Stop! Get your late work in! Some credit is better than no credit! Would you rather have 50 cents from a dollar or Zero cents from a dollar?


Art Foundations: Intro to Perspective and WRAP UP Positive / Negative Composition – One Point Perspective Video – You Tube!

Brunelleschi re-invented linear perspective… how easily can you discover it for yourself? Kahn Academy – Click on the image above for a HISTORICAL insight.

GOALS: Historical in Nature Today! What do these MEAN? In your own words – talk to your neighbor about what they mean.

  1. 1.4.1 analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements)
  2. 6.2 compare characteristics of the visual arts and other disciplines from history or movements (Renaissance)

Review with neighbors the RULES of THUMB and discuss the Differences in one and two point perspective.


Advanced Drawing: Non-Objective Drawing based on REALITY!

How are you breaking your ABSTRACT NON-OBJECTIVE VALUE based composition up? How are you BALANCING out the composition to make it work with value and make it INTERESTING?

Richard Diebenkorn – Abstraction from REALITY and DIRECT OBSERVATION!

Ocean Park Series… A bit of history from his Catalogue Raisonne.
How many VALUES are you seeing in your images?


  1. 2.3 create artworks that solve visual challenges
  2. 5.1 identify the rationale behind making art (NON-Objective from direct observation – What do you hope to learn from this experience?)

How are your skills developing in the creation of VALUE based non-objective artwork? How is the composition coming along? How are you breaking your ABSTRACT NON-OBJECTIVE VALUE based composition up? How are you BALANCING out the composition to make it work with value and make it INTERESTING?


AP Studio Art: Concentration #1 – DUE MONDAY as well as CHAPTER 3 in ART and FEAR! – C’Mon Y’All

Whatcha’ doin’ in ya’ sketchbook yo? Click on the picture to see a GREAT collection of sketchbook ideas and the like.


  1. 1.4 create and define, visual challenges (your concentrations)  using 1.4.1 analysis and 1.4.2 synthesis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements and then reassembling it all into a successful and powerful composition)
  2. Create multiple solutions to solve your visual problems that shows relationships between form and context (It is important / essential to make MANY initial ideas rather than just one for that artwork. I am collecting your initial sketches on Monday along with the artwork.)

What is your plan for the ENTIRE body of work? What is your plan for your first work? Please hand in your PLANNING / THINK SHEETS from last week today – before you leave – I want to read your thoughts… Thanks.

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