Start your image search today! Project requirement: transfer one or more images to canvas. Images for transfer: Select a few photos that are about your theme. Photos must be clear, preferably in black and white or high contrast color, and large enough to photocopy. Please!! No tiny images, blurred images, or low contrast photos. You may use the same image more than once, repeat and change the scale of the image. One or two really good images are much better than a lot of images.
Reflection, Research, Planning Give your thoughts time to incubate! As a class and individually we will research artists, painting techniques and concepts. Video clips about various artists iPad and Art-news research. Photo Image search CHOICE: 1.Article Reflection – Jake Berthot State of Grace 2.Research one contemporary artist (submit a reflection with photos)
How do artists come up with ideas for paintings?
How much pre-planning is necessary for you personally?
Social Issue or Something else meaningful to you! You do not need to decide today! Just begin looking for photo images, brainstorming in your sketchbook and participating in class research activities.
Social Realism Social Realism, an international art movement, refers to the work of painters, printmakers, photographers and filmmakers who draw attention to the everyday conditions of the working classes and the poor, and who are critical of the social structures that maintain these conditions. While the movement's artistic styles vary from nation to nation, it almost always utilizes a form of descriptive or critical realism Grant Wood American Gothic