#SpringBreak is HERE! #Research and #Critiques are #DUE upon return!

Banksy! https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/94/58/3a/94583adc9993df6d7ede2c9503798442.jpg

Advanced Drawing: ONLINE CRIT HERE. Due Monday of RETURN from SPRING BREAK!

  • Do NOT forget to save this and SHARE with Mr. Korb. Make a photograph of your FINISHED DRAWING and insert it in the bottom of the written critique.
Walter Groppius’ Bauhaus Designend Home – or is it DeStijl? http://www.ncmodernist.org/gropiu45.jpg

Drawing: Graffiti and Street Art Research DUE upon return!

HERE is your WORKSHEET for RESEARCH on STREET ART and GRAFFITI for over SPRING BREAK! Do not forget to do your work. It will be hard to get started without some QUALITY WORK and RESEARCH in.

Brooklyn Street Art Museum – HERE.

Life Remote Control - Graffiti and Street Art! Directed by MBW (Mr. BrainWash)
Life Remote Control – Graffiti and Street Art! Directed by MBW (Mr. BrainWash)

Studio Art 360: DON’T FORGET – Bring in a LOGO to work with in the PAINTING UNIT!

#Wednesday in #Studio – #MakingArt with #Meaning

Happy Youth Art Month: Art Terms 101: Daguerreotype is an early form of photography that uses chemicals to produce the image.

How easily do you try and fail and QUIT? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/e2/80/b1/e280b1667ed5f85421461ddfe470c498.jpg

AP Studio Art: Figure Drawing! Let’s DRAW!

How are you developing YOUR images? http://www.reproduction-gallery.com/catalogue/uploads/1141454024_large-image_1065180426_largeimage.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.
  • What is the ONE thing you are learning about the figure at this point? Even though we had to rethink the idea from Monday – in order to slow down – have you thought about different materials? Gesso? Gouache? Acrylics? Watercolor? Pastel?

Have you looked at NEW materials to introduce today? Gesso? Gouache? Acrylics? Watercolor? Pastel? Why have you introduced that? What might it do for your drawing?

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus Drawing – Oskar Schlemmer

How are you incorporating the FIGURE well? http://imgc.allpostersimages.com/images/P-473-488-90/58/5864/REUSG00Z/posters/oskar-schlemmer-bauhaus-stairway.jpg


  • 7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.
  • Looking at 3 more in class days… what specificas are you doing to consider 1) architectural drawing and 2) figurative drawing?

Take a few minutes and really look at what you are doing. What is happening that you are proud of as it comes to this drawing and the ideas of the Bauhaus?

Drawing: Online Presentation of the Images.

Google Presentation is HERE and your DRAWINGS are HERE

Proportion of the head and PLACEMENT! https://artwithmissgriffin.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/head-perspective.jpg


  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Now that we’ve gone over ALL the facial features… let’s look at the HEAD as a whole. In your sketchbook – NO REFERENCES BESIDE A MIRROR – Draw out the GENERALIZED facial features and correct placement on a head. In your goals page – write out “REFER TO DRAWING IN SKETCHBOOK.”

What are some REALLY IMPORTANT GUIDELINES that you will be using to make ACCURATE references in the face drawings?

ASSIGNMENT FOR THURSDAY!!! Bring in a NEWSPAPER or MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPH of a person’s ENTIRE FACE – Front on or 1/4 turn at the most!

Studio Art 360: Hands on with CLAY!

Ed Hamilton’s Website – Making of a Bas Relief Sculpture

Building up of the FORMS – How much longer do you need to work? Today? Tomorrow? http://edhamiltonworks.com/images/lincoln/bas_relief/slaves_detail.jpg


  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How does working three dimensionally make you think differently about the making of art than working on the collage (2D work) did?

As we are MORE THAN HALF WAY done… what are the final STRUGGLES you are facing with the idea of your sculpture?.

#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:


Ideas? What’s going on in your head?


  • 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


  • 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!


  • 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


  • 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?

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