Thursday is a #GoodDay to #MakeArt in the #Studio

If you don’t like change, you’ll like irrelevance even less” General Eric Shinseki

Drawing: 2 Days Left

2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.

How did the critique from LAST WEEK FRIDAY help you see your work in a new way? What are you doing to FULLY ACTIVATE THE BACKGROUND?

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Cherries – Fred Bell: https://i.pinimg.com/236x/f6/2f/5b/f62f5b81138be08b46c4167c35d7fdd7–fred-leveon-bell.jpg

What do you WANT to do to tie these works together? YOUR VOICE? Is it coming through?

Studio Art 360: Paint (and finish the glaze)

7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.

What colors are you THINKING about using in this portrait? What will your color scheme be and what colors are you going to be using?

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Warhol and the Portrait of Marilyn: http://www.que.es/archivos/201208/4745013w-640x640x80.jpg

What struggles are you having with this drawing / beginning of the painting so far? This is DUE at the end of NEXT week. DO NOT RUSH.

AP Studio Art: Computer Work? Photography? Website? Finish the Concentration from LAST WEEK?

Research and Information Fluency – Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.

How have you been able to use the NEW skills you’ve developed this year and create a STRONG BODY of CONCENTRATION works? How are you being interested in the CONCENTRATION work that you are creating? How do you see your works as a whole as you are photographing and uploading your images?

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Helen Frankenthaller: http://www.raneytown.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/3455854_slideshow.jpeg

Knowing that you are working on your concentration works and STRONG IDEAS with SKILL Building ideas, how are you advancing the ideas of the ARTIST’S JOB? (Or would you like to draw / make JUST TO MAKE ART TO CHALLENGE YOURSELF)?

#FinalFriday – Well FULL Friday, Sort Of.

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Marcel Duchamp’s “Fountain” and Walker

“A dream only becomes overrated when not pursued by the dreamer.” ― Courtney Hickman 

TODAY’S SCHEDULE!

Schedule for Friday, May 20
1
   7:25 – 8:06
2
   8:11 – 8:52
3
   8:57 – 9:38
4
   9:43 – 10:24
6
   10:29 – 11:10
5A
   11:15 – 11:51
5B
   11:56 – 12:33
5C
   12:38 – 1:14
5AB Class
   11:15 – 12:33
5BC Class
   11:56 – 1:14
5AC Class
   11:15 – 11:51 & 12:38 – 1:14
7
   1:19 – 2:00
8
   2:05 – 2:46

Drawing – Todd Mrozinski and YOU!

Working hard on the painting Todd: https://365artists365days.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/working-in-studio-on-tree-shadow.jpg?w=640&h=480

Goals:

  •  2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What do you need to RESOLVE in the next few days? What skills are you pleased with in how you are completing this work?

Reflection:  What have you learned about the process of working? What is ONE thing that you have taken from the year of working? What strengths have you gained? 

Studio Art 360: The Grid

We talked about Rauschenberg yesterday – here is another image of him and the white series. http://www.barbican.org.uk/duchamp/images/rauschenberg_slide_1.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • Look at YESTERDAY’s PAINTING and write out THREE THINGS you either STRUGGLED with or SUCCEEDED with.

Reflection:  What do  YOU do to communicate the important things in YOUR Life? List a few. Remember that ART be used to discuss IMPORTANT things in culture?

HERE’s where were headed with this! Andy Warhol at MoMA.

AP Studio Art: Collaboration

Let’s empty this gallery! http://crystalbridges.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/empty-gallery.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Look back on the past two weeks of OPENING QUESTIONS and REFLECTIONS to come up with three things you can use to talk about your finished collaborative work with the Waterford Senior Living residents.

Reflection: Well… what are you ready to hang in the art gallery for your AP Senior Art Exhibition?

Advanced Drawing: Individualized

SERIES? https://runemadsen.com/assets/work/tinyartists-f8936c3b0e74263242a846db2e06531a810ff9bf42a3444fdedd666dd0c28bd1.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • What are three things you would like to talk about as you BRIEFLY talk to your neighbors about the work you are creating.

Reflection: What are the skills you are using to move your work forward? What skills are part of your artistic toolbox that are YOURS NOW and weren’t earlier in the year

#RT – #PLEASE – #TwoMoreDays this week in #Art

“Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.” —Norman Vincent Peal

SUMMER CLASSES! Time is NOT run out to sign up for the AM Printing Class or the PM Painting Class. See Mr. Korb, Mr. Roberts, or Ms. Dukowitz for more information. Sign up in Student Services ASAP! We need 6 kids per class to run. We have 3 and 4 respectively.

AP Studio Art: Collaboration!

WARHOL AND BASQUIAT – COLLABORATION: http://cdn.theatlantic.com/static/mt/assets/culture_test/kelly_warholbasquiat_post.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.
  • Two days off and you’d like to work on the COLLABORATIVE piece. What do you need to do as a group to get back into the work?

Take the last few minutes of class, sit BACK from the collaborative work and see what you see.

Advanced Drawing: Self-Portrait

FINAL EXAM FORM HERE

Larry Rivers – http://ekladata.com/LOeWDNT5oPfe95W_4NjjXcKVOhs@500×559.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.
  • STEP BACK from your work AFTER you have put it up to look at it. What strikes you first?

What do you see as being essential for TOMORROW? What do you have to do? 

Drawing: Shadows and Faces!

FINAL EXAM FORM HERE

SHADOWS: https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/e905e-selfportrait.jpg
  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • What TWO things do you want to accomplish today? Is there time to complete ONE MORE DRAWING? The Person Made Object shadow?

What are you pleased with as we wrap up this drawing for the week? Have you stepped back and looked at the LAYERS of the oil pastels? What do you think? 

Studio Art 360: Trees!

CRAYONS and WATER: https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/49360-neocoloriiaquarellecrayons.jpg
  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • Thank you for cleaning – NO MORE of that. Today we are going to work with KARAN DACHE Crayons and a printing plate to help create a MONOPRINT. What is your FAVORITE COLOR SCHEME of all time and WHY?  You are going to use THIS color scheme for your CARAN DACHE print.

What do you need to do in order to be ready to print tomorrow? Are you done with the crayon drawing? 

EXTRA CREDIT SURVEY

#Thursday in the #ArtRoom – #Presentation of #Artwork in the #BAUHAUS of #WUHS

Yeah! https://i2.wp.com/www.inspirationalconnections.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/the-earth-without-art-is-just-eh.jpg
‘Nough Said! https://d22d7v2y1t140g.cloudfront.net/m_4020048_YGmNllW5GFUV.jpg

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites / Preparing work for Presentation

The DATE is almost upon us… May 5th to earn your 5. http://www.theprospect.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Rise-of-the-AP-exam.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Choose one of the BEST works that you have in your collection… This is going to be the FIRST of your QUALITY works that we are MOUNTING for the portfolio. What is it about the work that makes it STAND OUT FROM the others as one of the BEST works?

Advanced Drawing: Mat and Frame your work – Hallways and Hanging!

Bauhaus Hallways – We are prepping the work for hanging in the halls. http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs30/i/2008/124/0/b/Bauhaus_Stairs_Again_by_Runegoblin.jpg

Goals:

  • 4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.
  • Describe the process to your classmate in HOW and WHY we are going to present our work the way we are. What might the work in the hallway do to help people envision the space differently?

What were YOUR thoughts as you saw the work in the halls? Good? Bad? Indifferent? WHY?

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Max Pechstein Self Portrait with Pipe and Hat.

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • How are the colors working for you? Look carefully at the LAYERING of your colors and how you are considering the FAUVIST approach?

What areas are you working on? Background? Foreground? ENTIRE GROUND? How is the space coming together for you?

Studio Art 360: POP Art

Goals:

  • 1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.
  • How can your ideas (not just about Soup Cans or Today’s Products) be used in other classes or aspects of your life to share and explain more about you? To let the world know what is important to you?

What are the challenges you have been having with this process? What colors have you begun using and how easy / hard has this been for you? Did you need or offer help from / to a classmate? Collaboration is ESSENTIAL to solving problems.

#Math in #Art – YES! #RatiosInArt

Yeah! https://i2.wp.com/www.inspirationalconnections.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/the-earth-without-art-is-just-eh.jpg
‘Nough Said! https://d22d7v2y1t140g.cloudfront.net/m_4020048_YGmNllW5GFUV.jpg

AP Studio Art: Update to AP Sites

Like the AP Warehouse of portfolios - but really an Amazon shipping warehouse... https://blackbeltstory.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/inside-amazon-warehouse5.jpg
Like the AP Warehouse of portfolios – but really an Amazon shipping warehouse… https://blackbeltstory.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/inside-amazon-warehouse5.jpg

 Goals:

  • Research and Information Fluency – Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • What NEW images do you have to upload to the website? How many works do you need to upload to the AP Website? Today we are looking.

What did working on the AP Site give you new insight to about your work? Any NEW thoughts?   

Advanced Drawing: Gesture Drawing – Day ONE – Wooden Model

These are Gestures! http://www.fanboy.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/gesture-drawings.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1Ad: Experiment, plan, and make multiple works of art and design that explore a personally meaningful theme, idea, or concept.
  • Beginning with a general idea of the figure and a reference with the mannequin – students will draw out the proportions and stance of the models for a few minutes and then transition to the human form.

 What was the most challenging part of drawing a GESTURE DRAWING? What were you unable to focus on with the idea of GESTURE? What did you have to focus on when it comes to the GESTURE?

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Henri Matisse and Fauvism – how are you dealing with the figure? http://images.metmuseum.org/CRDImages/ma/web-large/DT1777.jpg

Goals:

  • 1.1Ac: Individually or collaboratively formulate new creative problems based on student’s existing artwork.
  • Knowing that we are looking at today’s culture through the use of the photograph and the idea of the SnapChat technology. You may need to choose a DOMINANT COLOR Scheme to emphasize an emotion… what emotion might you choose in your drawing?

What was the most challenging aspect of your drawing to get done today? How are you using OBSERVATION to get your drawings set up correctly?

Studio Art 360: POP Art

Look at the REPETITION of the Warhol’s! http://garygarthmccann.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/andywarhol2-2.jpg

 Goals:

  •  7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What do you think the PROCESS is going to be in how we DUPLICATE the image over and over with our logo? How is your drawing coming along? If you do NOT have it finished – get it done TONIGHT so we can move with it tomorrow!

What is it that you especially enjoy about the product you are going to use in your painting? How do you RELATE to it? How does it RELATE to you? 

#Friday is here… #WhereDidTheWeekGo?

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

AP Studio Art: Duchamp and YOUR Nude Descending a Staircase

Come on down… WAIT – make sure you are dressed, we have company. http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/data/13030/0c/ft5p30070c/figures/ft5p30070c_00033.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.2Ad: Determine the commonalities within a group of artists or visual images attributed to a particular type of art, timeframe, or culture.
  • Take a few minutes and write out a positive comment about EACH of your classmates work – full sentence with EVIDENCE – 10 minutes to do this… THEN wrap up your drawings. We CRITIQUE on Mondat.

What do you walk away with from the brief written critique? How do you see the GROWTH in your own ideas of art and how the MASTERS of the past influence us today? 

Advanced Drawing: Bauhaus and FRAMING up the work

ONLINE CRIT HERE. Due Monday 3 DAYS AGO!

Down the hall and to the left. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/bf/f3/68/bff368b1f27a1d1ec76237f69e23a459.jpg

Goals:

  • 6.1Ad: Curate a collection of objects, artifacts, or artwork to impact the viewer’s understanding of social, cultural, and/or political experiences.
  • How will your classmates respond to your artwork as you display it in the space your redesigned and they inhabit?

What did seeing the work in the space do for the work? For the Space? 

Drawing: Graffiti and Fauvism

Matisse Bio HERE!

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • Take a look at your current composition. How are you struggling? How are you succeeding?

What are YOU doing in the composition and HOW are you interacting with / relating to the background? What is the FIGURE / GROUND relationship?

  • Symbolism Ideas HERE.
  • Wisconsin Public Radio on Selfies HERE.

Studio Art 360: Color Schemes

4 works of Warhol – What’s your thought? http://templetonartlit.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/18_warhol_-_four_colored_campbells_soup_can.jpg

Goals:

  • 7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
  • What is the PRODUCT Advertisement that you brought in today and how does that company use color to represent it? What is the OPPOSITE of that color Scheme?

What 4 color schemes do you think you are going to use for your composition?