Week #9

Homework Study for Renaissance quiz this Wednesday. (30 minutes) view the presentation Website share: Due Thrusday midnight (30 minutes) Home project: Finishing up your old master copies (30 minutes) This Friday - 10th Anniversary VAB Fall Art Walk- 6-9pm in room153! Everyone welcome! Day 1 Finish Renaissance presentation Self portrait in style of Master drawing study Day 2 Renaissance Quiz Self portrait in style of Master drawing study Day 3 Sketchbook share Demo of mounting your artwork.

Week #9

Homework Website Due Thursday at midnight (30 minutes) Continue work on HOME PROJECT (60 minutes) due Wed. Nov. 8 Seniors - apply for VMFA fellowship $$$ >>>> Sophomores and Juniors- apply for Summer Regional Gov. School>>> Bring in DC field trip form ASAP VAB Fall Art Walk this Friday 6-9pm room 153 Day 1 Proj. #2 Group Critique Day 2 Proj. #2 Group Critique Day 3 Finish Protest Art lecture

Week #9

Homework DC field trip forms due ASAP VAB Art Walk this Friday in room 153 at 6:30! Everyone welcome! Lynda.com Playlist - Making 2D Presentation materials and Mockups part 3 (30 minutes) Website - Document - Update your website gallery to include all recent projects. Day 1 Studio Day-continue working through challenges Hierarchy critiques. Day 2 Studio Day-continue working through challenges Hierarchy critiques. Day 3 Mockup Demo

Spotlight Artist: William Morris - Arts & Crafts Movement

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist. Associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement, he was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. His literary contributions helped to establish the modern fantasy genre, while he played a significant role in propagating the early socialist movement in Britain.Born in Walthamstow, Essex, to a wealthy middle-class family, Morris came under the strong influence of medievalism while studying Classics at Oxford University, there joining the Birmingham Set. After university, he trained as an architect, mar

Summer Regional Gov. School for Visual Arts

http://www.radford.edu/content/gov-school/home.html The Governor's School for Visual & Performing Arts is a residential summer program for some of the commonwealth’s most outstanding high school musicians, artistist, dancers, and performers who come to Radford for an artistically challenging, university-level immersion in the Arts. Each year our Directors and Program Coordinators line up amazing talent, programs, courses, faculty, and guest artists for the Residential Governor's School for the Visual & Performing Arts. The four-week residential program will also include opportunities for recreation, field trips, concerts, guest lectures, movies, student performances, and more. To help g

Week #8

Homework Study for Renaissance quiz next Wednesday. (30 minutes) Website: Weekly process posts, home project posts (15 minutes) Home project: Finishing up your old master copies (45 minutes) Day 1 Draw every day Self portrait in style of Master drawing study Day 2 Draw every day Self portrait in style of Master drawing study Day 3 Renaissance art history preso Website share - process posts.

Week #8

Homework Website - Process posts and HOME PROJECT Process posts (15 minutes) Continue work on HOME PROJECT (75 minutes) VCU Open house/ Portfolio review Oct. 28th! Seniors - apply for VMFA fellowship $$$ >>>> Bring in DC field trip form ASAP Day 1 "Draw every day"- 5 minute warm up sketch Proj. #2- Studio Day - Critique date - Oct. 30. Day 2 "Draw every day"- 5 minute warm up sketch Proj. #2- Studio Day - Critique date - Oct. 30. Possible walking field trip- discuss Day 3 Website share- Discussion of home project process shots.

Week #8

Homework DC field trip forms due ASAP Lynda.com - Playlist - Creating Brand Identity Assets 1, 2, &3 (60 minutes) Lynda.com Playlist - Making 2D Presentation materials and Mockups part 1, 2, and half of 3 (30 minutes) Day 1 Illustrator quiz Retakes >>Handout here.<< Studio Day-continue working through challenges Scale /Texture critiques. Day 2 Studio Day-continue working through challenges Scale /Texture critiques. Day 3 Spotlight artist: William Morris - Arts and Crafts movement

Week #7

Homework Lynda.com - Playlist - Illustrator CC 2017: Essential Training- Intro, 12,13,14 (50 minutes) Study for Illustrator Quiz - (40 minutes)- >>Handout here.<< Day 1 Review for Illustrator quiz >>Handout here.<< Studio Day-continue working through challenges Scale /Texture critiques. Day 2 Illustrator quiz Studio Day-continue working through challenges Scale /Texture critiques. Day 3 Spotlight artist: Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann Finish watching Helvetica

Week #7

Homework Website - Process posts & Connection post (45 minutes) Socratic seminar readings (Protest art 1 and 2 on itslearning) (45 minutes) Seniors - apply for VMFA fellowship $$$ >>>> Socratic Seminar Friday -Bring three cited questions from your reading. Day 1 Walking field trip to galleries. Day 2 "Draw every day"- 5 minute warm up sketch Proj. #2- Studio Day - Critique date - Oct. 30. Day 3 Socratic Seminar - bring your three questions (with citings from the readings)

Week #7

Homework Socratic Seminar Readings - "Whistler v. Ruskin" and "Arab Spring" (45minutes) Website: Weekly process posts, Connection post (45 minutes) Socratic Seminar on Friday. Bring three cited questions from the reading (these can be the same as hightlighted in your connection post). Day 1 Draw every day Self portrait in style of Master drawing study: choose image and enlarge by grid Day 2 Self portrait in style of Master drawing study: Begin drawing portrait. I will be out this day. Please get lots done on your self portrait. Day 3 Socratic seminar

Week #6

Homework Sketchbook: (30 minutes) Website: (30 minutes) Day 1 Draw every day Master drawing study: Deconstruct original marks and begin rendering drawing Day 2 Draw every day Master drawing study: studio day

Week #6

Homework Website - Process posts (10 minutes) Sketchbook - (20 minutes) Home project - Due Nov. 6th (30 minutes) Seniors - apply for VMFA fellowship $$$ >>>> Day 1 "Draw every day"- 5 minute warm up sketch Project #1- Solo Critiques continue Proj. #2- Studio Day - If you've been critiqued, get started on next piece. Day 2 Project #1- Solo Critiques Finish Proj. #2- Studio Day - If you've been critiqued, get started on next piece.

Week #6

Homework Lynda.com - Playlist - Illustrator CC 2017: Essential Training- second half of 9,10,11 (53 minutes) Intro. to Illustrator quiz next Wednesday. Sketchbook Awareness due Friday Day 1 Discussion of Intro to Illustrator video Studio Day-continue working through challenges - Scale or Texture Scale/ texture critiques Day 2 Studio Day-continue working through challenges - Scale or Texture Scale/ texture critiques Awareness discussions

Spotlight Artist: Shirin Neshat

Shirin Neshat (Persian: شیرین نشاط‎‎; born March 26, 1957) is an Iranian visual artist who lives in New York City, known primarily for her work in film, video and photography.[3] Her artwork centers on the contrasts between Islam and the West, femininity and masculinity, public life and private life, antiquity and modernity, and bridging the spaces between these subjects.[1][4] ​ Neshat’s earliest works were photographs, such as the Unveiling (1993) and Women of Allah (1993–97) series, which explore notions of femininity in relation to Islamic fundamentalism and militancy in her home country.[13] As a way of coping with the discrepancy between the culture that she was experiencing and that o

Week #5

Homework First Friday Art openings this Friday after Fall Fest. Sketchbook: Play and spotlight artists (30 minutes) Website: Weekly process posts, Awareness blog posts, & Experience blog post (60 minutes) Day 1 Draw every day Master drawing study: Deconstruct original marks and begin rendering drawing Day 2 Draw every day Master drawing study: studio day Day 3 Figure Friday!

Week #5

Homework First Friday Art openings this Friday (after Fall Fest.) Website - Process posts & Awareness blog posts, experience blog post (30 minutes- 10 minutes each) Sketchbook - (30 minutes) -Play and spotlight artist Seniors - apply for VMFA fellowship $$$ >>>> Day 1 Review of weekly agenda and sketchbook home project plan. Project #1- Solo Critiques begin Summer Project Critiques have been shared with you. Check your school email. Day 2 "Draw every day"- 5 minute warm up sketch Project #1- Solo Critiques continue Proj. #2- Studio Day - If you've been critiqued, get started on next piece. Day 3 Figure drawing Friday.

Week #5

Homework Lynda.com - Playlist - Illustrator CC 2017: Essential Training- Intro, 6,7,8, and the first half of 9 (90 minutes) Day 1 Discussion of Intro to Illustrator video Studio Day-continue working through challenges Rhythm / Balance critiques Day 2 Full Studio Day-continue working through challenges Day 3 Spotlight artist: Max Miedinger and Eduard Hoffmann Continue watching Helvetica (I have the DVD. This time for real!)

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