Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Art Two - Jasper Johns

American Painter of pop images.

He was born in 1930 in Augusta, GA.

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Ceramics - 3 videos



You will need to complete another wheel thrown piece for Quarter 2.  The piece you made for Quarter 1 was graded on completion (100% if it was thrown and had a foot or trimmed).  This next one will be graded on thinness, trimming and size.  You might want to rewatch the following......



Centering:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMWQ7eIbp98

Opening:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xupn8MRTF-8

Pulling the walls:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RoCMYBoIII

Art One - Drawing in Pencil



The drawings below were all completed with pencil.  Which is your favorite?
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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Ceramics - Even more slab containers

Below are more slab containers.  Thoughts?
Also, if you haven't thrown your wheel thrown piece, you must have it completed and trimmed by Friday - which means you have to start on Thursday at the latest.  Don't wait to the last minute.

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If you have a lid - make sure it does not slide off.  This is one way.

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Art One - Radial Symmetry - Vasarely

Below are examples of radial symmetry in art by artist Victor Vasarely.  


Victor Vasarely, was a Hungarian–French artist, who is widely accepted as a "grandfather" and leader of the op art movement. His work entitled Zebra, created in the 1930s, is considered by some to be one of the earliest examples of op art.

What do you think?  Which one is your favorite?

"Zebra" 1938 - This one is not radially symmetrical but is by Vasarely.
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Art Two - Block Print Portraits



Below are examples of portraits using the block print method.  The white areas are carved away and the black is left in the material.  The block is then inked and printed.  What do you think?

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