Monday, March 28, 2011

Advanced Art

Advanced Art warm up due Monday, April 4th.
Wassily Kandinsky, Color Studies, 1927, oil on canvas.

Advanced Art homework drawing due Monday, April 4th.
Pretend you have your own country, invent and draw the flag of your country.
Use color pencils, fill the page and include a background.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Advanced art

Advanced art warm up drawing due Monday, March 28th.
Frank Lloyd Wright, Kaufmann house above waterfall, architecture.
Advanced Art homework due Monday, March 28th.
Invent and draw a new video game character.
Use color pencils, include a background, and fill the page.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

wish them luck

These are just a few of the many drawings the students entered into the Doodle 4 Google contest. We'll find out in May if any of them made it to the top 400.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Advanced Art

Advanced Art warm up due Monday, March 21st.
Vincent Van Gogh, Starry Night, oil on canvas, 1889.
Advanced Art homework due Monday, March 21st.
Draw a leprechaun trap. Use color pencils, include a background and fill the page.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Advanced Art

Advanced Art warm up due Monday, March 14th.
Henri Matisse, The Horse, the Rider and the Clown, paper cut out, 1947.
Advanced Art Homework Due Monday, March 14th.
Draw 10 boxes in 1 point perspective AND add 10 cut outs - 5 center cut outs and 5 edge/corner cut outs. Use pencil and shade in tops and bottoms of boxes and cut outs.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

oil pastel shoe drawings

after drawing blind contour and contour drawings of shoes for days, the advanced art students finally had a chance to start their final drawing from observation. they had to draw their final shoe as big as the 12x18" paper and fill it in with oil pastels in the cool and warm color schemes.

Chuck Close inspired self-portraits

Using a digital camera I captured the portraits of my art students then we used them to create these Chuck Close inspired self-portraits and completed them with Sharpies.

aboriginal inspired dream paintings

using only the back of a paintbrush, a color pencil and a skewer, my advanced art students created these gorgeous aboriginal inspired paintings with tempera paint.

name kaleidoscope drawings

Using their first, middle or last names, my regular art students made these colorful kaleidoscopes by repeating their names.