Monday, March 7, 2016

Drawing+Painting1: March 8th Agenda

1] WATERCOLOR TUTORIAL

2] PRACTICE WITH WATERCOLOR PAINT
    • Prepare your own palette using box assigned to tables
      • Apply a TINY dab of paint to each well and mix with A LOT OF WATER to be transparent
      • Layer once dry to darken and KEEP WHITES WHITE OF PAGE!
    • Paint with WATERCOLOR on provided paper to experiment with medium

3] CLEAN-UP 10 MINUTES BEFORE END OF CLASS
    • Sign name and store artwork on back drying rack
    • All PAINT PALETTES should be stored in bins - DO NOT CLEAN OUT (COVER NOT NECESSARY)

HOMEWORK: Plan for watercolor project imagery and colors...
_G3LqZTSJJAX0_nMAbnBAclvsQmN5Ty8l4MeLPwfCreate THREE WATER COLOR PAINTINGS:
  • PRACTICE various watercolor techniques
  • Paint a STYLIZED COMPOSITION using abstract (simplified/distorted) or illustrative qualities in an original design
  • REALISTIC PAINTING based on a meaningful ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH such as a room, landscape, object, food, portrait, toy, object, scene, etc. Make it  looked ‘lived in’ or ‘used’ for interest. view lesson here

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Drawing + Painting | 11.4.15 Agenda


  • Work on inking thin basic outlines of HALLWAY + PORTRAIT DRAWING.  DUE FRIDAY
  • 10 MINUTES BEFORE END OF CLASS - all students must clean off and store tools, inks, and wipe down tables with a wet sponge.
    • Store projects on drawing boards in portfolio slots.
    • If ink is wet, use hair dryer next to sink in back of room first.
Good luck!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Digital Art Videos: Thursday 10.22

GOOD AFTERNOON DIGI ART...
Directions: Watch the following three videos and respond to each on the provided handout TODAY for credit. Enjoy!

  1. Laylah Ali in “Power” [digital art, artist books, + paintings into digital projections] http://www.pbs.org/art21/images/laylah-ali/no-title-2002
  2. Matthew Ritchi in “Structures’ [digital video + games, installations, drawings, websites, stories, sculpture]  http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/matthew-ritchie
  3. Inigo Mangalano-Ovalle in “Ecology” [digital projections, performance/video art, + audio art] http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/i%C3%B1igo-manglano-ovalle

Extra time? View Mel Chin in “Consumption” [Digital Stills] http://www.pbs.org/art21/watch-now/segment-mel-chin-in-consumption

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Drawing + Painting1 | Friday 9.25


GOOD AFTERNOON!

1. View three short videos to learn about value grid drawings:

2. Complete Shattered Value Drawing and Grid Drawing Practice Sheet (front and back)
  • Work upside down, square by square, and cover most of image to work from the RIGHT SIDE OF YOUR BRAIN/OBSERVATION.
  • Use 6B or Extra Black pencil, sharpener, and eraser, but no blending stump
  • Due @ end of class Monday