Wed 01/31 | Thurs 02/01
Critique | Line



Last week we worked on Project 1 focusing on to the Principle of Organization Unity and Emphasis & Focal Point.

This week we continue to work on Project 1 and start the class by looking into what it takes to teach and learn. You will work on giving and receiving Critiques.

Due for This Class

Design Basics: Balance
After reading Design Basics: Balance share an example for each of the terms below.:
1. Imbalance
2. Symmetrical Balance
3. Asymmetrical Balance
4. Radial Balance
5. Crystallography Balance

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Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions finalized up to Step 4 and brought to class for critique.
Due in the beginning of Class 3.

E-portfolio Project 1: Open the corresponding page and edit it uploading a photograph/scan of your final artwork, and posting the self-critique. Your E-portfolio Project 1 is due online also by the beginning of Class 3.

On your sketchbook or notebook handwrite the definitions for the following words:
Composition, Creative Brainstorming, Craftsmanship, Subject Matter, Content, Form, Representational, Naturalism, Abstraction, Non-representational, Unity, Emphasis, Focal Point, Visual Flow.
You can find some of the definitions under the link Resources/Vocabulary Words.

Artagain Black Paper (Provided) | 9" x 12" Drawing Paper | 14” x 17” Bristol Board | Sketchbook | HB Pencil | Eraser | Ruler | Scissors | Xacto Knife | Artist Tape | Glue Stick | Rubber Cement



In Class

Attendance

What it takes to teach and learn?

Blackboard Post 2 | Balance

Finalize and hang Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions

Watch the video on Critique

Read Success Strategies in Art & Design - Unit 4 | Critiques: Giving and Getting Input and Intelligent Seeing

In groups, discuss the two readings and using the Project's rubric formally critique each others Project 1. Be prepared to discuss the critiques.

Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions Class Critique.

Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions Class Critique and Finalize work.

At Home

Finalize Project 1 | Dynamic Compositions mounted on Bristol board.
Photograph your artwork with your phone.

Read, Research & Post to Blackboard 3

Design Basics: Shape & Space pps 162 [Nonobjective Shapes] to 173 [end of Positive/Negative Shapes]
After reading Design Basics: Shape | Space complete the sentences answer the questions below and share examples to represent the following:
1. "Our visual perception is dependent on our ability to ______________________________"
2. The general rule of perception states that (all things being equal) our eye tend to read ______________ shapes as ____________ and _____________ shapes as ______________."
3. Share examples of the affirmations in #2.
4. Share an example of Exaggerated Shape or Distortion.
5. Share an example of Distortion and Expression.
6. Share an exampnle of Idealism in Art.
7. Complete the sentence: "Abstraction implies a simplification of _____________________________."
8. Share an example of Biomorphic Shapes.
9. What is Pure Form?
10. Share an example of Curvilinear Shapes.
11. Share an example of Rectilinear Shapes. 12. What are negative shapes?
13. What are positive shapes?
14. Share an example of Isolation of shapes.
15. Share an example of Integration of shapes.
16. Share an example of Emphasis on Integration of shapes.
17. Share an example of Ambiguity.

On your sketchbook or notebook handwrite the definitions for the following words:
Shape, Curvilinear, Rectilinear, Geometric, Organic, Complex Shape, Positive Space, Negative Space, Figure, Ground, Background, Figure/Ground Value Reversal, Subjective, Contrast, Rhythm, Movement, Repetition, Expressive.
You can find some of the definitions under the link Resources/Vocabulary Words.
 

Fill out your Self-Evaluation for the first quarter checking all the items you have done for this class.

Artagain Black Paper (Provided) | 9" x 12" Drawing Paper | 14” x 17” Bristol Board | Sketchbook | HB Pencil | Eraser | Ruler | Scissors | Xacto Knife | Artist Tape | Glue Stick | Rubber Cement