#Tuesday is upon us… #Sorry I missed you yesterday. How’d things go?

“Failing isn’t bad when you learn what not to do.”  — Albert Einstein

Studio Art 360 – BAS RELIEF SCULPTURE! Lincoln Monument Bas Relief. 

A preliminary state of Ed Hamilton’s Work… Let’s visit the site!


  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • What challenges did you have in getting started last week on Friday with the clay? REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS ARTWORK: Subtractive, Additive, and Manipulation to the clay. These techniques are REQUIRED in the FINAL Sculpture.

What was the largest success you have in today’s work? Take a look at the rest of the classes work BEFORE we clean up. PAUSE 10 minutes before the end of class.

Painting – Oil Painting! You Are OFF! GO PAINT!

NEW PAINTINGS by the WUHS Painting Class – HERE!

Vincent van Gogh’s Self Portrait – How’s your entire COMPOSITION coming along?


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What specifically do you dislike or like about the use of the material that oil paint is? Please explain your thoughts. It is important to reflect on the work you are doing and the lessons that the new materials teach you.

What advances are you making in your painting today? Step back and have a 3 minute CONVERSATION with a classmate (or two). Allow some REAL TIME to have a REAL CONVERSATION here. Listen to one another.

AP Studio Art – CRIT TIME!

Tonight at MIDNIGHT CHAPTER 6 is due in Art and Fear Blog. Who’s NOT READING?

Group of artworks – Concentration works are all about the body of work. https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/shoes.jpg


  • 2.2Ad: Demonstrate understanding of the importance of balancing freedom and responsibility in the use of images, materials, tools, and equipment in the creation and circulation of creative work.
  • Yesterday’s lack of critique went… As I write this… I do not know… How did yesterday’s class time go? What do YOU take away from the critique? I know some take things away, but what do you?

G: What have you got lined up for your next 3 CONCENTRATION Works? Write out a brief explanation of the work you feel you have lined up. What are your ideas?

Thanks for the nod towards my thoughts on communicating with Parents, Students and the WORLD on Teach.Com. I appreciate the recognition.

i can… can you?

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”— Arthur Ashe

YES… YOU… CAN! (http://www.wisdomtimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Limiting-Beliefs1.jpg)

Art Foundations: Last Day to work on the Colored Pencil Drawings

We are talking about the work you have completed TOMORROW. Let’s preview the thought process… (http://www.heromachine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Critique_poster_low_res.jpg)


  1. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.
  2. 2.2 evaluate the effectiveness of artworks.

hat are the most interesting aspects of the artwork that you have created? What do you think you might be able to do in the future with the skills you have developed with the colored pencils? How can you further use those skills in your artwork?

Advanced Drawing: What are you doing? What do you need to take home tomorrow?

“Office at Night” What are the relationships in the figures you see? what about the work is interesting to you? Click on the image for a brief read about the work. (http://www.edwardhopper.net/office-at-night.jsp)


  1. 3.4 evaluate and defend the validity of sources for ideas
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What do you hope to accomplish in the creation of this work? What messages are you communicating in this drawing? What are the requirements we have talked about and how are you fulfilling them?

AP Studio Art: Of Sailors and Whales

Van Gogh can create multiple solutions to a single problem… how about you? (https://blog.klm.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Van-Goghs-sketchbook-1.jpg)


  1. 1.2 create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to the 1.2.1 materials 1.2.2 techniques 1.2.3 and processes you use.
  2. 2.6 Work on creating multiple solutions to solve visual challenges.

What are the works that need work? What are you doing with the time you are in here? Should I be writing you passes for your study halls? If I am, should I continue?

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