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.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Senior AP Shows: Chelsea mouse City mouse

This week we had our first AP Senior Artshow with Chelsea's work and the work was equally as popular as the amazing cupcakes that she brought in!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

From memory?

Here's a clip showing autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire who is able to draw detailed cityscapes from life- amazing stuff!

Monday, October 26, 2009

Sketchbook Week!!!

Now that we've all had a chance to get to know each other and put a few breadth pieces together it's time for SKETCHBOOK week! Eash class this week we will have a different assignment to be completed in your sketchbook with whatever materials you'd like. Be sure to use the whole page wether it's literally covering the page or activating the space via line or form in some way. Below are a few links for inspiration- have fun!

Monday: Draw from life in class including at least one person


Urban Sketchers

The Drawing Studio

Tuesday: Make your doodles into art


Doodlers Anonymous

Mattias Adolfsson

Wednesday: Illustrate the story in class

Nadja Andrasev

Sugar Frosted Goodness!

Sumarine Submarine

Thursday: Draw a portrait of someone you dont know well

Michelle White

Tommy Kane

Chris Wahl

Octavio Diaz

Friday: Illustration Friday

Illustration Friday

Blog Archive