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Thursday, September 29, 2011

T Shirt Time!

Today, we created these neat textile designs by reverse dyeing the fabric using bleach.

Espressive Portraits

Last week we studied drawing facial features then started work on these expressive color portraits in oil pastel...

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

More for the blogs

Browse through these collection of photos to find images of your work. Create one blog post for each project.

You need to have both the Value Scale shading drawings, the Mud Art project and the oil pastel expressive portrait by Friday morning.

You can click on the name of the photo to view it larger. then right click on it and save the image so you can post it.

Oil pastel Expressive Portraits period 1

Oil pastel Expressive Portraits period 3

Value Shading Project per 1

Value Shading Project per 3

Mud Painting Per 1

Mud Painting Per 3

Along with the photos, please write about your experience working on each project. You can use the following questions as a guide:

1. Describe your overall thoughts on the final piece.
2. if this was a group project, what was your contribution?
3. How successful do you feel this piece is and why?
4. What worked about this project? What didn’t work?
5. If you were to do this project over again, what changes would you consider making?
6. What was the most difficult part about completing this piece and why?
7. What did you learn from this piece?

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Mosiac Maps Explained

The art one class soon will be creating Bricks to Pixels murals in chalk and pastels. The first step in making this art is to create a map in which to follow.

Since this can be a little confusing, I thought I would create a video that demonstrated the process step by step.

This is the same process we used when we created our post it note murals.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Mud Art: Part 2

Remember this morning when I posted those photos of people painting pictures out of mud? Well, here are some more...

Diet Coke & Mentos: Part 2

Remember last week when the Computer Art class went out and dropped mentos into diet coke? Well, this week we combined all those lovely photos into a nifty composition.

The official project name was What Came Out. However, only a few students stuck to the topic. Others took a more liberal approach to the project title's interpretation.

Muda Lisa: Value Scales in Mud part 1

One large bag of topsoil... some white clay mixed in to lighten the value.. Let the mudslinging begin!

Along with exploring value scale though an interesting, if not difficult to work with medium, students also learned a little art history and gained a few PhotoShop skills.

Mudilyn Monroe


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