#Day2, Let’s make some #ART and get through some #Philosophy

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

I Could do that

Folder: Everyone – Page 7. Let’s talk about 10 Lessons the Arts Teach Children (everyone).

Painting and Advanced Painting: Preliminary ideas and exercises

Turner Norham Castle at Sunrise: http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/N/N01/N01981_9.jpg – TATE MODERN

Goals:

  • 1.2Ac: Choose from a range of materials and methods of traditional and contemporary artistic practices to plan works of art and design.
  • What made it challenging to put that first mark on your paper? Unless you had no problems – then what was it that gives you confidence in painting?

Reflection / Evaluation: What three things did you succeed with today in  your painting? AT THIS MOMENT?

Studio Art 360: Observation Anyone?

ROBERT INDIANA: Love: http://whitecubediaries.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/3923768734_6b16394256_z.jpg

Goals:

  • 2.1P: Engage in making a work of art or design without having a preconceived plan.
  • What was the biggest challenge you found as you began coming up with ideas and drawing your cube, cylinder, or pyramid yesterday?

Reflection / Evaluation: What are 2 skills you have already that are going to make your experiences in Studio Art 360 easier?

AP Studio Art: Bag of Ideas?

Goals:

  • 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.
  • Where / when in your past have you used the ideas of the repetition of single object in a SERIES of drawings, paintings, artworks… something else?

Reflection / Evaluation: g been successful in TODAY’s beginnings of a CONCENTRATION?

Assignment ONLINE – Google Document – SHARE WITH ME at fkorb@waterforduhs.k12.wi.us! DUE ON MONDAY. CLICK HERE FOR A GOOD EXAMPLE. READ THE BRIEF BLOG POST! Where do you see yourself artistically now, where in 5 Years? 

Drawing: Observation and Pencils?

Boxes, Objects, COMPOSITION!

Goals:

  • 2.1Ac: Through experimentation, practice, and persistence, demonstrate acquisition of skills and knowledge in a chosen art form.
  • Most young artists work with their FIRST idea and that’s it. What might the benefit be to begin with MORE ideas? When you sketch in your sketchbooks / artworks… where do you mostly get your ideas from?  How do you define OBSERVATION?

Reflection / Evaluation: What skills do you hope to develop this year in Drawing? What do you feel you will be able to improve on regarding the skills you have currently?

Goals and Work… Stay on Task and Stay Focused

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”― Martin Luther King Jr.

Art Foundations: Goals / Ch 1 / Ch 4 / Sketchbook

What are some of the lines that you see in the drawing? Do you INTERPRET anything? http://www.gageacademy.org/upload/enews/enews_Tom_Yody-a.JPG

Goals:

  1. 1.1 apply media, techniques, and processes with 1.1.3 an awareness so that your ideas are executed well
  2. 1.4 create visual challenges using 1.4.1 analysis and LINE

What were the challenges you had with the line drawing What was fun about the process? What kinds of lines were you “Drawn” to? Ha Ha Ha!

Drawing: Still Life / Sighting In / Observation / Reflection (Aesthetics – Composition) / Sketchbook

Morandi spent a CAREER working with different arrangements of boxes. What can you do with the still life in front of you? https://korbartwuhs.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/952ac-gm7.jpg

Goals:

  1. (1.2) create art that demonstrates an understanding of how ideas relate to the materials (pencils)
  2. 3.2 apply subjects, symbols, and ideas in art and use skill to solve visual challenges

What are the differences with the different types of Pencils? What do YOU find useful from today’s exercise?

AP Studio Art: Organization of Of Sailors and Whales / Display of Works / Concentration work and Sharing

We are going to display your artworks and your statement… Thanks for the hard work and the written word. http://www.rentavaluecar.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/artworks-gallery-gif.gif

Goals:

  1. Work on (1.2) concentration works that demonstrate how your ideas relate to the materials and techniques that you use.
  2. Work on (2.6) creating multiple solutions to concentration works.

What bit of advice did you get from your classmates that you will be able to put to use? What bit of advice did you give that might be used elsewhere? What are your goals for the next work(s) that will show your development?

Communicate through Observation and Creation! MAKE ART!

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”― Martin Luther King Jr.

Art Foundations: Goals / What is Art? / Book

Have you seen Shephard Fairey’s anywhere? Look around the school and I GUARANTEE you will see his work on Hats and T-Shirts and Sweatshirts… A Communicator in your time. http://farm1.static.flickr.com/219/512917423_9c949194df.jpg

GOALS:

  1. (1.4) create, define, and solve visual challenges using (1.4.1) analysis (breaking up the artwork / subject matter to basic elements – LINE)
  2. (3.3) describe the creation of images and ideas and understand the ideas of communication.

What sort of MESSAGE do you think he was trying to communicate? What sort of messages might YOU try to communicate with art? How can you use these skills outside of an art class?

Drawing: Compositions / Observation on the still life.

Multiple solutions to the visual problems… how are YOU handling the ideas of the boxes in front of you? http://payload132.cargocollective.com/1/8/267741/4958137/06%20Drawing%20on%20Paper%20-%20Boxes_905.jpg

GOALS:

  1. Apply drawing media with awareness so that your ideas are executed well.
  2. (2.6) Work on creating multiple solutions to Chiaroscuro and Observation (Shape and Form)

How did using sighting in help you with the initial drawing process? How is being AWARE of the process helpful in SEEING the objects more clearly?

AP Studio Art: Last 2 Concentrations / Photograph “Sailors and Whales” and 1 Paragraph

CONCENTRATION – What are you doing? What are you doing out of class? What are you ADVANCING in? http://www.art-life.com/MOCA/gillette/portfolio1/images/portfolio1.jpg

GOALS:

  1. Work on (1.2) creating concentration works that demonstrate how your ideas relate to the materials and techniques that you use. (P)
  2. What is the rationale – the reason – the meaning behind your work (Of Sailors and Whales) – Typed up and SHARED in Google Drive TODAY!

What bit of advice did you get from your classmates that you will be able to put to use? What bit of advice did you give that might be used elsewhere?