Choose Sketchbook Pages That Show A Strong & Direct Relationship Between Your Formal Work and Your Research (Investigation) HL = 30 Pages SL = 20 Pages
ASK YOURSELF METACOGNITION To what degree do your selected IWB pages show you have analyzed, considered, compared & reflected upon art from other cultures & time periods? Give specific examples from your IWB pages and the connection with your works of art.
LETS PRACTICE UNIVERSAL CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF ART 1: Choose one of your works of art and find its corresponding research pages 2: Describe 3: Analyze 4: Interpret (Consider) 5: Judge (Compare) 6: Reflect upon it in comparison to art from another time period and/or culture. The next slides will guide the process
DESCRIBE Describe the work without value words ("beautiful" or "ugly”) CITE THE WORK Title & Artist(s) When and where was the work created? DESCRIBE THE ELEMENTS Line Shape Form Color Value Texture Space DISCUSS TECHNICAL QUALITIES Tools, materials, instruments DESCRIBE SUBJECT MATTER What is it all about? Are there recognizable images?
ANALYZE Describe how the work is organized as a complete composition DESCRIBE HOW THE ELEMENTS ARE ORGANIZED USING THE PRINCIPLES OF ART Balance, Emphasis, Proportion, Repetition, Pattern Movement, Rhythm, Unity, Variety IDENTIFY some of the similarities throughout the work ex: repetition of lines, patterns, directional movement IDENTIFY points of emphasis in the work ex: specific scene, figure, movement. IDENTIFY relationships between or among subjects & characters
INTERPRET Describe how the work makes you think or feel DESCRIBE THE ESPRESSIVE QUALITIES YOU FIND IN THE WORK What expressive language would you use to describe the qualities of how the work makes you feel What particular emotional adjectives would you use EXPLAIN if the work reminds you of other situations you experienced Analogy or Metaphor DISCUSS how the work relates to other ideas or events past or present how the work relates to other subjects
JUDGE Present your opinion of its success or failure DESCRIBE the work’s qualities that makes you feel it is successful or a failure COMPARE the work with similar work that you think are good or bad DISCUSS how original is the work and why you feel it is original or not
PURPOSE & FUNCTION Thoughtfully consider the meaning & purpose of the art COMPARE & CONTRAST What are the similarities or differences of the meaning & function? DISCUSS the purpose and function of your work of art in relationship to the purpose of the art made by a different culture or time period? Why was the work made? What was it’s function?
REFLECT What does it all mean to you? EXPLAIN How the context affects the work (the background information, the underpinnings) and the impact it makes in contemporary society? How does it connect to modern man and art-making?
THUMBNAIL SKETCHES Media & Techniques Exploration & Experimentation DISCUSSProblem solving strategies and decision making in the exploratory sketches INCLUDE Verbal & Visual records of your creative thought process DISPLAY a careful record of well developed skills and experimentation with a variety of techniques, media, and materials
INVESTIGATION Evidence of clear & coherent strategies & thought process DISCUSSinfluences & connections between your art influences & connections between your art & work from other artists ARTICULATE connections between different works of your art connections between your art & work from other artists SHOW a clear strategy for your investigation of visual qualities, ideas, contexts. Why did you pursue a particular path for your investigation? Was it successful? Did you adapt?
DEPTH & BREADTH Evidence of broad range of influences DISCUSShow you pushed some ideas to greater depths of understanding through your mastery of specific skills or knowledge based on specific ideas of personal interest DEMONSTRATE which influences you pushed further and why SHOW a wide range of influences, ideas & inspirations in the synthesis of your work
VOCABULARY Evidence of correct use of art specific vocabulary INCLUDEnumerous and consistent art specific vocabulary used correctly DEMONSTRATE correct use of the elements, principles & formal analysis of art to form criticism of your work and the work of others
CRITERION F ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SOURCES RESEARCH
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SOURCES Evidence of correct use of citing information INCLUDEcitation for every work of art and information you show in your IWB DEMONSTRATE citations for all influences and inspirations
PRESENTATION Evidence of clear, coherent, neat IWB pages DEMONSTRATEan interesting aesthetic quality (design - layout) of your IWB/SB pages DEMONSTRATE a high quality of creativity and structure in your verbal entries (writing) which will also be evaluated DEMONSTRATE sincere connection with your research with neat, legible and visually interesting composed pages
INTEGRATION Evidence of a strong relationship of IWB and Studio Work DEMONSTRATErelevance between your pages & studio work EXHIBIT obvious and direct correlations between your IWB-SB and the art you create.! SHOWevidence of evolved, supported, justified & explained ideas in your IWB DISPLAYa continuous progression of ideas that occur before, during, and after a work of art is created.