Friday, November 30, 2018
Thursday, November 29, 2018
- National Art Honor Society Induction Ceremony
- Media Art Field trip to Museum of the Moving Image
- School Murals- Challenge Day, Art, & the Classroom
- Holiday Cards for the local Nursing Home
- The Sketchbook Project
- Artist Trading Card Swap
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Scholastic Art Competition. Create a film using any media and in any genre for the competition and complete it by Tuesday for submission.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
In Studio Art it's Scholastic Art Week so we'll be taking on one of the AP Art summer assignments:
A Day In Your Life - Choose a moment from your everyday life and express it visually using any media. This can be a moment that’s memorable or very average, reoccurring or just a moment you remember. Try to use media that helps illustrate the moment and think about your perspective vs. others when creating the imagery.
Also make sure to study the class Quizlet for the quiz on Thursday and Friday!
Monday, November 26, 2018
This week we'll design new 3D printing designs in Digital Media using Tinkercad to enter their #uglychristmassweater community challenge. These will be purely digital designs that we will not be printing but we will share for the challenge. You are welcome to design an ugly sweater for any winter holiday. Make sure the sweater looks correct and the decoration is up to you.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
MoMA in NYC yesterday so thanks to everyone for making it fun and easy! I hope you enjoyed the visit and learned about some new art and artists. Have a great Thanksgiving and enjoy your chilly break this week!
Monday, November 19, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in NYC. The trip is 8am-4pm on Tuesday November 20, the week of Thanksgiving. The museum is the home to some of the world's most famous art such as Vincent Van Gogh's Stary Night and Salvador Dali's Persistence of Memory so we'll discuss the relevance and history of the art the week before our trip.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Will's game which was the best reviewed game from class so far. We are using the class rubric (attached in Google Classroom) to rate the clarity, design, coding, originality, and play ability of each game.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
This week we will begin our animation challenges in class. today we looked at some award winning student films as well as the video above by Hombre McSteez Aka Marty Cooper. Below is another great example from street artist Blu and artist David Ellis which is equally as impressive but totally different. Tomorrow I will do a short animation demonstration in class and teach you the basics before you begin animating yourself!
Friday, November 9, 2018
Artist Research Projects and next week we will have the test on the artists and art we learned about so be sure to study the quizlet to review!
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Today in AP Art we will have a visit from the Hartford Art School where we have had a number of successful alumni attend before their careers in art such as Chelsea Norwich, Steve Ponzo, Aidi Wang, Jess Brett, Dylan Ahern,. We will be learning about their programs and looking at portfolios.
Monday, November 5, 2018
In Digital Media class we will be closing out the first quarter which ends Friday by completing and sharing our video games. We will be beta testing them later in the week and revising them for the Scholastic competition in December.
We will also begin to learn about some of the most important figures of STEAM using The STEAMroom quizlet. We will be using these figures to begin our animation unit in quarter 2 but we want to be familiar with them first.
Friday, November 2, 2018
November's Extra Credit assignment is creating designs for the 2018 Wyland National Art Challenge. You can begin by creating a design in your sketchbook and share it with so I can give you suggestions and advice based on what I know about the contest then you can flesh it our with color and complete it. We will take all the final images and talk about our favorite designs then choose one for our personal entry or a collaborative mural which we will enter at the end of November.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
In National Art Honor Society today we will hand out permission slips for our upcoming field trip to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in NYC. The trip will take place during the school day 8am-4pm on Tuesday November 20, the week of Thanksgiving. The museum is the home to some of the world's most famous art such as Vincent Van Gogh's Stary Night and Salvador Dali's Persistence of Memory so we'll discuss the relevance and history of the art the week before our trip.
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