Goals for the Day: Wed. Feb 11


 1. DEMONSTRATE your ability to describe the significance of KEY GLAZING terms by explaining their definition.

2.  DEMONSTRATE your knowledge for proper glazing techniques by listing the steps needed to properly glaze your project.

Today we are firing, so while most will be under the assumption that it is a free day, think about the two projects (and more importantly the requirements) and make sure that both the test tile and your relief stamp will past the test.

Intro to Art: Watercolor Experiments

  1. COMPREHEND characteristics of watercolor techniques by following an in class demonstration
  2. WRITE down important terminology while making observations/comparisons of inc class demonstrations and student practice by participating with guided notes.


Painting 2:  Watercolor Experiment Grid

  1. DEMONSTRATE your knowledge for NON-OBJECTIVE ART by recognizing specific characteristics of historically famous works of art
  2. WRITE down important dates and facts while making observations  pieces of art by participating with guided notes.

Today, we start your first two (2) paintings.  Something to keep in mind here is the term, NON-OBJECTIVE art.  What does it mean, and what does it mean to you in regards to the challenge/purpose of the painting.  We are going to take some time and look at a few examples and then start mapping out our ACTION PLANS today.

Adv. Drawing: Introduction to Gesture Drawing

What type of MOTION do you notice in these gesture sketches? How does the artist use C-S-I lines to create this motion?

    1. INTERPRET their understanding of GESTURE drawing by experimenting with a series of fast paced figure studies.
    2. IDENTIFY characteristics of a gesture drawing by locating and describing where they are in their drawings.

We’ll continue where we left of from yesterday’s class with our timed gesture drawings.  Make sure to warm-up before we you get started.

A major take away from today’s class will be how to evaluate whether or not a drawing is successful in capturing motion and what can be done to make adjustments.

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