Friday is here and the time is right – for not being overwhelmed by all that I still have to do!

“When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.” — Zig Ziglar

Ugh… (Thanks: http://www.takingfitnessfurther.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/overwhelmed2.jpg)

Art Foundations: Color Schemes and Enlarging images with a Grid

Picasso was a cheery ol fellow… during his ROSE period. (http://www.dailyartfixx.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Acr%C3%B3bata-y-joven-arlequ%C3%ADn-Pablo-Picasso-Rose-Period-1905.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Define and UNDERSTAND the color schemes and using analysis (what are the colors that we, as painters / drawers use to make all the other colors? How have we broken the colors down into groupings and relationships?)
  2. 1.2 Create art that demonstrates an understanding of how your ideas relate to materials and technique (grid / viewfinder / magazine advertisements with photographs – no cartoons or drawings).

What is the difference in dyes and pigments? What color scheme would it be if… COLOR SCHEME GAME SHOW AGAIN! Prizes and the like!

Advanced Drawing: Gesture Drawings – Once more we go creeping on the unsuspecting public

Let’s make ONE image that carries MANY figures across the page. demonstrate movement! (http://th03.deviantart.net/fs10/PRE/i/2006/132/9/d/Gesture_Drawings__Yoga_Steve_by_WingedIllusion.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Define, and solve QUICK and UNAWARE FIGURES through GESTURE DRAWINGS using skills of (1.4.1) analysis (.2) synthesis and  (.3) evaluation.

With your neighbor and in your journal… what did you feel about the process of Gesture Drawing? How do you think it might help you prepare yourself for the figure? What was FUN? What was challenging?

AP Studio Art: Website Development, Art and Fear.

Easier than you think? (http://www.blackfin.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/39.jpg)

Goals:

  1. 5.3 describe rationale of breadth works by analyzing 5.3.1 techniques (WHAT IS THE ELEMENT / PRINCIPLE that you are focused on?). What are YOUR GOALS?

What have you accomplished this week? What are the major artworks that are still in need of weekend work? Are you thinking about the GROWTH of your CONCENTRATION or are you just going through the motions? Process!

What is your observation of the space around you?

“When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.” Zig Ziglar

How do YOU cover your sense of being overwhelmed?

Art Foundations: Color Theory – Color Wheel – Color Schemes

Our color wheel as well as the tints, shades, and tones.

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Define color schemes and uses using analysis to define color relationships.
  2. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.1 skill 1.1.3 and awareness so that your ideas are executed well.

List as many of the color schemes and examples of colors in the scheme with your neighbor.

Advanced Drawing: Gesture Drawings on the move…

From the sketchbook – Real People – Real Fast.

Goals:

  1. 1.4 Define, and solve QUICK and UNAWARE FIGURES through GESTURE DRAWINGS using skills of (1.4.1) analysis (.2) synthesis.
  2. 1.4 Initiate, define, and solve challenging visual arts problems using skills of (1.4.1) analysis (.2) synthesis (.3) evaluation.

Think about and compare the drawings we did yesterday – fast and furious. What were the major differences between then and today? Have a conversation with your neighbor about that and then… write the comments down so you can reflect on them later.

AP Studio Art: Computer and Website / Edit images

What are you doing? What have you NOT done? Why is a deadline important?

Goals:

  1. 1. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations (how to use and organize your files in Google Drive and on WordPress).

What is the biggest challenge you see in the process of developing and keeping a website up and running for yourself? What steps are you afraid to ask about? Write that down so you can give yourself permission to ask those questions later.

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