#20 “Clear sight makes clear art.” Observation lies at the heart of the art process. Whether your art derives from mimicking nature or extrapolating a mental construct, your powers of observation are critical. Unless you can see what lies before you, you cannot describe it. Train yourself to eliminate preconceptions and received understandings when observing anything. Try to see what is before you, not what you think you see or want to see. Kit White 101 Things to Learn in Art School
3.1Ac: Engage in constructive critique with peers, then reflect on, re-engage, revise, and refine works of art and design in response to personal artistic vision.
Looking at the still life in front of you, what is the one aspect of it that you are most pleased with? Why are you so pleased with how you handled the materials and composition? What do you need to TOUCH UP TODAY! Crit Tomorrow!
What was it that you took away from today’s critique? How did you contribute to the success of the conversation?
Studio Art 360: Paint – Let’s get this thing done this week!
7.1Ac: Recognize and describe personal aesthetic and empathetic responses to the natural world and constructed environments.
What colors are you going to be using in this portrait? What IS your color scheme and what colors are you going to be using? This is important to know as you begin – PLANNING is essential here!
What are your thoughts about this as the work is developing as a work of art? This is the VERY BEGINNING of the process – how do you feel about the work? 3 ideas please.
AP Studio Art: Let’s INDIVIDUALLY LOOK at your pages.
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 works of art been this year and how have you been planning the NEW and Important ideas out for your work based on the work of the residents of Waterford Senior Living? HOW DOES INSPIRATION FROM OTHERS WORK HELP or CHALLENGE YOU?
What ideas 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? Strong Student Work: