#WorkDay in the #ArtStudio – #Geometric Paintings, #Critique, #Value

“The question for each man is not what he would do if he had the means, time, influence and educational advantages, but what he will do with the things he has.” — Frank Hamilton

STUDIO VISITS – Thanks Carson Bragg for the Site. Great to see where others (the MASTERS) made their art. Check it out HERE!

Painting and Advanced Painting: Hallway Drawing

Boring? How to make it into ABSTRACT? To Come… That is to come… http://artroomanecdotes.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/img_44421.jpg


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What aspects of yesterday’s drawings are successful? Why? What is NOT VERY EXCITING? How can you look at the hallways and SEE an INTERESTING series of LINES that can be made into more interesting lines LATER?

Reflection / Evaluation: What about today’s drawing makes for a successful drawing? Three reasons please.

Studio Art 360: Value and DRAWING!

WOAH! You can do this! https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/10/02227-still_life_charcoal.jpg


  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • Look back at Monday’s thumbnails and decide which one is the most interesting and WHY. Please take a few minutes to discuss the success of the thumbnail as a drawing with your neighbor and write down 2 things they have contributed to the conversation.

Reflection / Evaluation: In 140 characters, describe your artistic GROWTH through this process of DIRECT OBSERVATION #’s are acceptable.

AP Studio Art: Plants and Drawing! Time to WORK!

FUZZY! http://mayang.com/textures/Nature/images/Fur%20and%20Skin/rabbit_fur_9291372.JPG


  • 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.
  • Think about the 4 images you came up with yesterday… What was each of them about? Describe the card and explain. Write that information in pencil on the back of the cards. Write CARD REFLECTION on the goals page.

Reflection / Evaluation: How did working on 4 more of these cards go for you today? Write 2 things that can help defend your explanation and ideas about the ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES. 12 due on FIRDAY!

Drawing: Kandinsky and Shapes!



  • 7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences.
  • Reflect on YESTERDAY before you begin today! What are your OVERALL IDEAS that you hope to communicate?

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

If you are traveling, know your destination and make sure you have a song to sing.

“In not stating the goal to the students, they are like a family going on a trip with Dad in the driver’s seat and him not sharing what the destination is. Dad knows where he’s going, but the rest of the family has no clue.”  Lori Wildeman

Make sure you sing along as you take the road trip! Do your part! Sing loudly! Click the image and join in the singing!

Lyrics: Bruce Belland John Hughes and Roy Rogosin Music: Bruce Belland and Roy Rogosin
Sung by: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Anthony Michael Hall and Dana Barron

Who’s the moosiest moose we know? Marty Moose! Who’s the star of our favorite show? Marty Moose! M is for Merry – we’re merry, you see; O is for Oh gosh, Oh golly, Oh gee; S is for Super Swell family glee; E is for Everything you want to be. M – A – R – T – Y; M – O – O – S – E. What’s that spell? Marty Moose! Marty Moose! Marty Moose! (Hyuk! That’s me!)

WKCE Today: Classes Run: 3, 1 + homeroom, 24, 5, 6, 7, 8

Art Foundations: Chiaroscuro and the Sphere… Two Point Perspective Interior.

How can you do this with PENCIL?
What is DIFFERENT HERE than what we have been talking about?


  1. Create drawings that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to technique and process of CHIAROSCURO.

Review the process of chiaroscuro with yourself write down some TIPS you may offer to someone else for CHIAROSCURO and the proper use of 2 point perspective.

Advanced Drawing: Oil Pastels and Techniques / Positive and Negative Drawings.

Look over the COLORS and LINES Pierre Bonnard used in his INTERIOR / Exterior drawing. How can you do something similar?


  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 oil pastels and1.2.2 blending / mark making techniques.
Finger Blend, Paper Towel, Tortillion, Pastel over Pastel, Solvent (with Q-Tip and Brush)
Finger Blend, Paper Towel, Tortillion, Pastel over Pastel, Solvent (with Q-Tip and Brush)

What NEW techniques did you try with oil pastels and how do you feel about the results? What is successful and what is unsuccessful? Write that down. Now… talk to your neighbor about the results.

AP Studio Art: MIAD – Where can an art education take you?

What opportunities does an Art School Offer you?


  1. 4.4.3 meanings showing understanding of the work of various art professionals
  2. 6.1 compare aspects of the visual arts with aspects of other disciplines

Thank you to MIAD for coming into the WUHS Art Department to share ideas and direction that the Visual Arts have to offer!

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