Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Ceramics - Glaze

Notice the glaze and colors on the ceramic pieces below.  These artists used more than one color.  Which do you like?

Art Two - Non-Objective Painting

Jackson Pollock
“It’s all a big game of construction, some with a brush, some with a shovel, some choose a pen.”   “The method of painting is the natural growth out of a need. I want to express my feelings rather than illustrate them.”  “Every good painter paints what he is.”

Wassily Kandinsky

Hans Hoffman

Art One - Linoleum Cutting Video

Watch the following video for tips on cutting your linoleum block.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Art 2 - Expressive Pop paintings

Pop Art was an art movement in the 1960's that depicted imagery that was easily recognizable to most people.  It was fun and colorful!  Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein lead the movement.  What do you think?

Andy Warhol

Roy Lichtenstein

Ceramics - Wheel Throwing videos

Watch the following videos and comment:

You will need to complete a wheel thrown piece for Quarter 3&4.



Pulling the walls:

Art One - Block Printing

Below are of block prints.  What do you notice about the process of the artist?  Which ones are more/less successful and why?

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Art Two - Jasper Johns

American Painter of pop images.
He was born in 1930 in Augusta, GA.

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Ceramics - Free Form Sculpture

  1. Jean (Hans) Arp
  2. Jean Arp or Hans Arp was a German-French sculptor, painter, poet, and abstract artist in other media such as torn and pasted paper. 
  3. BornSeptember 16, 1886, Strasbourg, France
  4. DiedJune 7, 1966, Basel, Switzerland

  5. Below are examples of his work.  What do you think?  How is it similar to your free form clay work?