This Week is going by #SoFast

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

Morandi – http://www.moma.org/collection_images/resized/698/w500h420/CRI_167698.jpg

Goals:

  •  7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What do you hope to take / hear /  learn from the MID – CRIT from Friday? How do your thumbnails help you out? What problems have come up that you did not see when you did the thumbnails? Identify with your neighbor the absolute black, absolute white, and 3 different levels of grey.

Reflection: hat have you learned today about how to push / pull space with value? What have you accomplished with pencil? What is SUCCESSFUL?

Studio Art 360: FORM and EXAMPLES!

Boxes – but use MORE VALUE! https://m2.behance.net/rendition/pm/20520265/disp/6f2be349ecc83fd7c0cefabcfe01e80a.jpg

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What is the difference between shape and form? Please be descriptive in your definition.How are you SEEING the differences as you have BEGUN to DRAW?

Reflection: What do you envision as the biggest challenge with your letter? If you see this as the problem… how do you feel you might be able to solve that challenge?

AP Studio Art: Work Of Art! 

Walter de Maria – Lighning Field: http://www.ballardian.com/wp-content/uploads/lightning_field.jp

Goals:

  • 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.
  • What have you learned, thought about, experienced, been terrified by from working outside of the box? Outside of your comfort zone?

Reflection: What were the biggest impressions you had from going outside for ideas? What were the most difficult things you felt as you presented your work? Conversation between classmates about the 2 questions for your exam. How does this work relate to your concentration?

Advanced Drawing: 

VALUE! http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2642/3764370966_44a34b404c.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • What did you do yesterday to prepare yourself for in the design and execution of this still life / commentary work?

Reflection:  What did you take away from the drawing today? What are you succeeding with?

Week #3 – #Value the #Time in the #ArtStudio. Lots to #Learn.

AP Studio Art – From the OUTSIDE IN. Nature in your art!

Goals:

“2. Envy will eat you alive.” Jerry Saltz – Art Critic. Great Advice for the Art Student!

Jerry Saltz – Art Critic and Personality – Click HERE for all 10 bits of advice!

AP Studio Art: Outside Art? What’s Working?

Lightning Field – Where’s the art? The ACT of LIGHTNING is a huge part of it. Walter de Maria.

Goals:

  • 1.1 Ad: Visualize and hypothesize to generate plans for ideas and directions for creating art and design that can affect social change.
  • What have you learned from working outside of the box? Outside of your comfort zone?

What were the biggest impressions you had from going outside for ideas? What were the most difficult things you feel as you move forward with this work? 

Advanced Drawing: Time to CRIT!

CRITIQUE TIME – Let’s DO THIS!

Goals:

  •   3.1Ad: Reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art or design considering relevant traditional and contemporary criteria as well as personal artistic vision.
  • What was the successful part of the drawing for you? What will you carry forward as you make more art?

How did doing the critique open your ears to what was said? How did it open your eyes to what you saw?

Drawing: DRAWING – Think about the MID CRIT and what you can do from here!

A FINAL Morandi for us. See how he has used the SIMPLE SIMPLE aspect of watercolor as a BEAUTIFUL composition?

Goals:

  •  2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • How have you changed in the process since you have begun? How are you drawing DIFFERENTLY than you did PRIOR to this Drawing?

Have you improved your drawings skills over the past few days?  What is the biggest success you accomplished? Where did you struggle?

Studio Art 360: ONE More Day on the construction!

Morandi is a GREAT example of the Still Life – small grouping of objects for us.

Goals:

  • 10.1P: Document the process of developing ideas from early stages to fully elaborated ideas.
  • What are you nervous, apprehensive, afraid of when it comes to drawing in perspective? I mean… what do you struggle with?

Of ALL the drawings you created today, which one are you happiest with? WHY? 

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

How To Do Everything

How to do Everything Image
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.

Duck, Duck, Duck, Duck, Duck, GOOSE – Pattern from your CHILDHOOD (or last weekend)

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

Art Foundations: Pattern and Watercolors

Does this MONOCHROMATIC PATTERN apply to you? Can you see how it might? http://i427.photobucket.com/albums/pp352/katiemwhitby/kevinandamanda-orange-pattern-paper.jpg

GOALS

  1. (1.2) Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas about yourself relate to the principle of pattern.
  2. (3.2) Apply ideas in art to solve visual challenges and communicate ideas (Who are you? How do you represent that?).

How did talking with your neighbor make your drawing look different to you? What made it difficult to speak about your work and / or your classmates work with the critical eye? What is successful in the watercolor beginnings? What is unsuccessful?

Drawing: Written Critique – DUE SUNDAY at MIDNIGHT

Learnign to look at and Talk about Art is REALLY hard. Where are you struggling? http://learntoart.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/art-critique.jpg

GOALS

  1. (2.1.4) form criticism about Still Life that works to demonstrate one’s understanding of value, composition, observation.
  2. Digital Citizenship – Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.

Self –evaluation: What have you taken from the crit. written by yourself? What do you need to finish up for Sunday’s final online critique? (2, 5). We will be making photographs and inserting them into the paper also.

AP Studio Art: Outdoor inspired and CONCENTRATION 9 and 10… Ideas

Nils-Udo and artwork IN nature, Ephemeral and Fleeting! Beautiful works! http://www.morning-earth.org/ARTISTNATURALISTS/AN_images/UDO/700/mirorleaves7.jpg

GOALS

  1. 4.1 recognize differences in historical and cultural contexts of art (how is your Earth inspired art different than the works we have been looking at? Why is it important in 2014? How does it relate to you?)
  2. 4.2 describe the purpose and meaning of art objects within different cultures, times, and places… You – 2014?

With this OUT OF THE BOX (out of the doors) assignment… What struggles are you facing> Where are  you falling in the snow? What are your challenges?

If you were a pattern…

Shirley Temple Black. 1928 – 2014

Shirley Temple Black – Child Star of the 1930’s – died at the age of 85. Chicago Tribune Story HERE. http://www.trbimg.com/img-52fa05cb/turbine/chi-2014-deaths-pictures-015/500

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

Many Agnes Martin’s works. What pattern describes you? http://minimalissimo.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/82.jpg

Art Foundations: Pattern Design and Continuous Line Contour Drawing

How do you think Matisse used Pattern to describe the woman in this painting? How are you going to use pattern to describe the person in your artwork? http://www.josabela.com/artawareness/images/ArtworkGraphic19PurpleRobe.jpg

Goals:

  1. (5.3) Describe meaning of artwork by analyzing technique of watercolors.
  2. (3.2) Apply ideas / understanding of watercolors  and PATTERN to define who YOU ARE.

What variations of lines are you using? Where do you find it easiest to use the idea of line / contour to represent the face / form? What is the most challenging portion of the face to successfully create? What pattern did you use to design your background for this work? Share with your classmates

Drawing: Computer Lab and CRITIQUE

What do you get? http://www.vanseodesign.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/critique.jpg

GOALS:

  1. (2.1.4) form criticism about Still Life that works to demonstrate one’s understanding of value, composition, observation.
  2. NETS: Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.

SNACKS on THURSDAY! CRITIQUE SITE HERE! Self –evaluation – What have you taken from the crit. written by your classmate? What do you need to finish up for Wednesday’s critique?

AP Studio Art: What EARTH ART are you working on?

Walter de Maria – Lightning Field. http://www.ballardian.com/wp-content/uploads/lightning_field.jpg

GOALS:

  1. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges
  2. 2.6 create multiple solutions to visual challenges that show understanding in relationships between composition and meaning of artwork

What were the biggest impressions you had from going outside for ideas? What were the most difficult things you felt as you presented your work? Conversation between classmates about the 2 questions for your exam. How does this work relate to your concentration? AP Art: Earth Art / Concentration Work