Welcome to Art Room 161

This blog was created as an extension of the dialogue that began in our classroom and the purpose is to share creative ideas, images, and critiscm. All posts should be appropriate for the high school classroom and critiscm should be helpful and positive.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Last Day of Class!

Last Day of Class, congratulations!  Here's one of our last projects, the Dunny designs from AP Art.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

One Day Left of Class!

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We are down to just 1 day left of class! All project are due today as well as the portfolios in Studio Art.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Film: TV Pitch treatments

In Film class we are looking at the process of pitching tv shows and films and using producer/writers like Brian Koppelman as an example.  Above are some of his best pieces of advise from his yearlong Vine series on screenwriting to use as inspiration as you write you treatments.  The final treatments are due on Wednesday.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Digital Media: Little Bits Doodle Wizards

Our last week of Digital Media will be focused on creating Doodle Wizards Robots with Little Bits and creating a portfolio of work from the year.  Each group should design and create their own Doodle Wizard that can draw then we will film them with time lapse photography to see and share what they create.
After we have worked with the Doodle Wizards we will design our own custom 3D printed elements for them like this 3 marker arm.  Once you have customized and pimped out your Doodle Wizard we'll draw and film them once again.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Art Honor Society: 2017 Collaborative Sketchbook Project

Our 2017 collaborative Sketchbook Project we created in Art Honor Society earlier this year is now digitized and available to view online here: The Telephone Game. The sketchbook is now on view at Brooklyn Art Library and will go on tour across the United States this summer!
The Sketchbook Project Mobile Library from Art House Co-op on Vimeo.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Film: Understanding the Hero's Journey and Applying it to Film

In Film class we learned about Joseph Campbell's concept of the Hero's Journey and we are now using that structure to build a short tv treatment.

We'll continue to reference loglines and Save the Cat and learn about the Story Beats that you can see in the video below then we'll start our first draft.

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