take a look at these previous student artworks. Which have the strongest compositions? Which have the best values (highlights, mid-tones, and shadows)? Which has the best proportions?
Using a pencil as a measuring tool for Proportion:
using a view finder
Skeleton Value Drawing
Follow along as I teach you how to use colored pencils to blend and make any color you need for your photorealism image.
Today, we are going to the lab to create you weebly blogs and be introduced to Pixlr.
First, download the file below with directions on how to create your own weebly blogs. Read the directions carefully, and be sure to ask Mrs. Denison for help.
Once you have read though the directions, you may want to see the video below for more help, and don't forget to click "publish" when you are done!!! (If you are having trouble seeing the video, click on this link.)
Once you have created your weebly blog, I have designed an assignment to familiarize you with the free online editing software, Pixlr. We will be looking at the photographs of Annie Leibovitz and colorizing them with our own color schemes.
Follow the step-by-step instructions in the word document below in order to colorize your own Annie Leibovitz photograph. Make sure you re-save the work using your name so you can keep the work you have done.
Please note, Pixlr doesn't work with google chrome.
If you already took a class with mrs. denison:
Check out the directions in the video below for how to turn your update your previous weebly blog to make it usable for this semester. Click on this link for a full screen version:
We are beginning our first production assignment this week. We will be looking at the artist Audrey Flack and be creating our own photorealistic recreations of her work using a grid technique. This project will review using a grid to create accurate proportions as well as using color blending to match colors and values.
Please be sure to review the supply list and syllabus. There is a syllabus sign off form at the bottom of this post! Please be sure to email me if you ever have any questions firstname.lastname@example.org .
You can also follow me and Kell High School Art on twitter @denison_julie . Be sure to post your artwork using our hashtag #KellArt
Supplies needed For Drawing and Painting:
Bring in a $10.00 lab fee donation and all of the above supplies will be provided for you!!!!
***Also, we need old book donations to turn into art! They need to be hardback books with at least 60 pages. Any that you have would be appreciated.
Here is a list of recommended art supplies if you want to buy supplies to use at home:
*ABOVE ITEMS CAN BE PURCHASED AT: Michael’s, Blick, or Hobby Lobby.
Be sure to read the syllabus by downloading the file above. Read carefully, and sign off that you have done so on the form below, or click on the link here to sign off.
For rhythm, we will be creating an Op Art Line design across a 2-page spread in our visual journal. Check out the simple directions in the file below and follow along with my demo video!
Bridget Riley: Op Art!!