#Friday!? #Woah – SO FAST it came this week. 5 more days of #FirstSemester

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

Drawing: Do you have your PHOTOGRAPHS? It is time to work on your MARK MAKING today.

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

Look at you ONE drawing from yesterday. We are beginning another drawing today. What can you use from your experience yesterday and move into the work today?N: Translating the images from your PHOTOGRAPHS to the paper.

Get out the photographs and begin working on the nest drawing. Again, start with a simple set of lines and then work towards more detail. Work for a variety of DISTINCT lines and VALUES. This is going to be about MARK MAKING.

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Wolf Kahn – A more developed image with pastels. How is your PENCIL version of your drawing coming along? http://images.wolfkahn.com/www_wolfkahn_com/WK_Cedars_Among_Them_slideshow_221280.jpg

Stand back from the first TWO Drawings and write out 3 things that you are PLEASED with and 1 thing you see that is NOT VERY STRONG.

Studio Art 360: Painting Crit and Gallery Hanging. Good to see you take PRIDE int he Portrait!

4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.

Sit with your RUBRIC – the 4 part FEEDBACK from your classmates – and then we will do our own Self – Reflections – That’s good to start with.

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Chuck Close and the FOCUS of working on a portrait. How are you feeling about your work? https://www.washington.edu/alumni/columns/june97/studio23.gif

Open to Page 25 – What did you get from your studiomates that helped you 1) recognize what you did well and 2) areas that you struggled with?

WEEKEND HOMEWORK: Social Commentary Worksheet HERE.

Slideshow FULLSCREEN HERE.


AP Studio Art: You have had a BOATLOAD of time on this series of works. Get to work to RESOLVE THESE for MONDAY.

4.2Ad: Critique, justify, and present choices in the process of analyzing, selecting, curating, and presenting artwork for a specific exhibit or event.

Best part of yesterday? Plans for today? how’s it coming?

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Mark Rothko? No . Maybe a MARY Rothko – How is your FOCUS going? http://www.autumngrove.com/wp-content/uploads/DSC_0008.jpg

How are you moving forward in the process of developing a series of works based on someone else’s work? How are you keeping the images the SAME and how are you changing the ideas?

#EndOfTheWeek is in sight. #OneMoreWeek of #FirstSemester! #WOAH.

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

Drawing: Onto the LANDSCAPE and LINE / Mark Making Drawings

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

Look at ALL THREE drawings from yesterday. Of the 3, which one stands out as the STRONGEST? Which stands out as being the WEAKEST? WHY?

Translating the images from your PHOTOGRAPHS to the paper.

Get out the photographs and begin working on the drawing that has the most work to do. Start with a simple set of lines and then work towards more detail. Work for a variety of DISTINCT lines and VALUES. This is going to be about MARK MAKING.

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Wolf Kahn Experiments – How are you EXPERIMENTING with the lines and the PROCESS that we are attempting to work through? This is a challenge. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qgnVPScZXEk/T5VsJizuz3I/AAAAAAAABQs/jmDUJSZfAUg/s1600/IMG_6004.JPG

Stand back from your one drawing and write out 3 things that you are PLEASED with and 1 thing you see that is NOT VERY STRONG

Studio Art 360: LAST DAY TO PAINT – Collage NEXT WEEK for 5 Days.

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

What is the aspect of your personality that the COLOR USE and POSE OF THE SELFIE are representing?

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Andy Warhol and Marilyn’s Lips http://www.imranomerart.com/images/essays/lips.jpg

What are the COLORS and the COLOR SCHEME you are using in your painting?

AP Studio Art: CONCENTRATE!

7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.

DON’T LOOK AT YOUR WORK –  Set it out and step back… go get it – step back… Now… turn around and LOOK! What are three things that you see as working and NOT working in the art? GO Get TO WORK!

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Watercolor and Mark Making – How are you ADVANCING your ideas and thoughts through making your work? https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/1a/dc/f9/1adcf98791409ae59ca55dc3f3a54719.jpg

You had a lot to think about today… What did you take a away? Look at the ORIGINAL WORK and look at your SERIES of works… what’s happening?

Already #Wednesday – It seems like the week has just begun.

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

Drawing: Landscapes and YOU – I hope you gathered the images from outside.

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

What kinds of lines did you use YESTERDAY that helped you create the image of a LANDSCAPE? How can you see similarities in the WOLF KAHN from today that you have in YOUR image?

Translating the images from your PHOTOGRAPHS to the paper: Begin with one photograph on NICE drawing paper to start. Begin like yesterday and define the space with 7 lines. Switch to another photograph and do the same. Another photograph so we have 3 going right now.

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Long and Slender, Wolf Kahn Painting: https://d32dm0rphc51dk.cloudfront.net/Z-RiaWhh1Skoc035Pd-0qw/large.jpg

What struggles did you face in the simplification of the images? Wolf Kahn Pastel:

Studio Art 360: Last days to paint.

1.2P: Shape an artistic investigation of an aspect of present-day life using a contemporary practice of art or design.

What are two things that are helping you EMPHASIZING the idea of  YOU as you create this self portrait?

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Jackie by Andy: https://assets.paddle8.com/510/147/16390/p17lft6sa31rpmdj21fn81lhk17k83-xl.png

How can ART be used to discuss IMPORTANT things in culture? List 3 ways in which you could use art to communicate ideas.

AP Studio Art: Crit among friends.

7.1Ad: Analyze how responses to art develop over time based on knowledge of and experience with art and life.

How has this last concentration trio challenged you? What about it is challenging? 

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Making MArks on the Page – All about YOU and YOUR MESSAGES: http://www.alzgla.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/LA-Memories-in-the-Making-Patricia-Disney.jpg

You had a lot to think about today… What did you take a away from the 1) conversation and then 2) WORK TIME?

#WelcomeBack – #2MoreWeeks to #MakeArt

“Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.” — John Andrew Holmes

Drawing: Mark Making – PASTELS (No… the FINAL work isn’t going to be pastel)

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

What are some of the photographs that you made over the past VACATION that you are able to use in the upcoming Artwork? Share your images with your classmates.

ON INEXPENSIVE DRAWING PAPER… Start with 2 or three colors to FILL the SKY and the GROUND (horizontal shapes) and then begin with identifying the BASIC lines in front of you. Start with 7 lines to define the ENTIRE photograph. What is a line?

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Wolf Kahn and some KIDS works – can you work to this level? http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-2NmizF4IoEo/T5VsHvaT-rI/AAAAAAAABQU/m2VWPdJYJFg/s1600/IMG_5996.JPG

What struggles did you face in the simplification of the images?

Studio Art 360: Portraits – FINISH this up this week!

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

What are two things about PAINTING in ACRYLIC that you have discovered and will STAY WITH YOU in the future?

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Chuck Close: James: http://www.artyfactory.com/art_appreciation/portraits/chuck_close/james.jpg

What is it that you especially enjoy about the image you are creating in your painting? How do the ideas and colors RELATE to you?

AP Studio Art: a few days to finish this set of 3… (or 4 for two of you)

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 for your work? How has the common vision helped you plan the work and GROW as an artist?

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Jacob Lawrence and the important work he has created. Migration Series. https://www.moma.org/media/W1siZiIsIjMxNzIxMyJdLFsicCIsImNvbnZlcnQiLCItcmVzaXplIDEzNjZ4MTM2Nlx1MDAzZSJdXQ.jpg?sha=ff9d62ea1568ceb8

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?