Goals for the Day: Thurs. Sept. 25

“Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” Brian Tracy

 

Ceramics: Dia De Los Muertos Skull Design

Create

  • use the previously identified characteristics from a yesterday’s critique by developing an ACTION PLAN for their Dia de Los Muertos skulls.
  • identify specific characteristics used in your Dia de Los Muertos skull designs by creating a sketch.

What is an ACTION PLAN?  What do you think about when I ask “What is your plan?”  Once the demonstration is over, I’d like you to think about what your PLAN is for this project and how your going to go about delivering on it.

What are the STRONGEST aspects of your work today? What do you see as being ONE challenge you need to REALLY focus on this week?

*need a refresher on what the project requirements were? click here to see the slide

 

Intro to Art: Colored Pencil Techniques

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Connect

  • reproduce a demonstrated color pencil techniques practiced in class
  • list the proper colors used for colored pencil techniques by following in class demonstration with guided notes

Remember back in grade school, when you would take all the paint colors left over and mix them together, or the envy you had when someone walked in with a bigger box of crayons then you!  Ugh!

Today we will discuss a few more advanced ideas about working with color, why and how it exists, and the proper ways to use it.

 

Painting: Abstract Color Theory Painting

Create

  • Use the previously identified characteristics from a yesterday’s critique by developing an ACTION PLAN for your first painting.
  • Summarize the choices they will make on their first painting by listing various steps they will take to develop a finished piece.

What is an ACTION PLAN?  What do you think about when I ask “What is your plan?”  Once the demonstration is over, I’d like you to think about what your PLAN is for this project and how your going to go about delivering on it.

Paul Sone Abstract paintings

What are the STRONGEST aspects of the work you’ve viewed today? What do you see as being ONE challenge(s) the artist had to focus on? 

*need a refresher on what the project requirements were? click here to see the slide

** need help figuring out what certain colors mean…click here

Drawing: Contour Line Technique

Produce

  • apply your understanding for LINE by practicing CROSS CONTOUR LINE drawings.
  • identify characteristics of line by taking visual notes in your sketchbooks.

What are the STRONGEST aspects of the work you’ve viewed today? What do you see as being ONE challenge(s) the artist had to focus on? 

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