Presentation on theme: "Week of 020810 Week of 021510 Housekeeping stuff: Surrealist painting was due 020110 1 or 2 pt perspective in color on 12 X 12” paper with 1” border is."— Presentation transcript:
Week of 020810 Week of 021510 Housekeeping stuff: Surrealist painting was due 020110 1 or 2 pt perspective in color on 12 X 12” paper with 1” border is due Monday 020810 Animal as Self: Expressing Human Qualities through Metaphor in Art: Questions: How do Humans use animals as metaphor to evoke meaning and express Ideas about themselves? Why do humans wish to humanize animals, or do we aspire to attain their qualities? Why is there a universal need for humans to use animals as metaphors for themselves?
Unit Objectives TLW: Draw parallels between humans and animals by writing in first-person narrative Become familiar with animal anatomy physical presence through observational and written documentation Create a scratch art product with correct technique Create of maquette of an animal using correct technique Demonstrate understanding of how and whay humans use constructivist animal sculpture
Unit Objectives Draw parallels between animals and humans Animal anatomy, physical presence through observation, research and written documentation Creation of a maquette of an animal Understanding of metaphoric relationships with animals and humans
Content Criticism: Critique of drawings, scratch art and final sculpture History: Minimalism, Constructivism, Aesthetics: Examine the qualities of selected art works and their meanings Production: Drawings, Scratch art, sculpture
Vocabulary Armature Assemblage Bronze Cast Construction Elements and Principles of design Drawing Installation Metaphore Minimalism Mold Narrative Self-portrait Scale Sculpture (additive and subtractive) Two-dimensional Three-dimensional
What is our goal? Our goal is to create 3 separate pieces of quality art. –1. Drawing of the anatomy of an animal from various sides –2. Line art (scratch art) of an animal –3. Maquette of an animal in sculpture form –Time frame: 3 weeks (approximately)
Checklist “To Do” Create a skeleton“Book” to house the following (Example: Altered Book, Pop-up Book, Fold out, Accordian) Due Friday BOC 1. Animals A to Z Page (not just a list!) This is an artistic rendering of animals A to Z. (1 – 2 page layout) 2. Collage of animals: I Like/Dislike----- Accept/Reject (This is a social commentary also… complete with words and images) (2 Page layout) 3. Research and present a PPT of an artist who portrays animals (Outline pasted in book) 4. Artistic creation of the characteristics that tell about “YOU” (2 page layout) Drawing of Anatomy (3 Page layout) –5. Bones –6. Muscles –7. Hide/skin/fur 8,9,10,11 Drawings of 4 views of chosen animal; (4 Page Layout) Examples: Side-------Front-------Birds eye-Ant’s Eye----- Bust----Face 12. (1 – 2 Page layout) Portrait of chosen animal in choice of media 13. Photograph of and 4 sketches of sculpture) 14 Scratchboard depiction of animal 15. Wire depiction of chosen animal (minimum of 6 inches) mounted on base Photograph and sketches of sculpture) 16.Subtractive model of animal (ex. Soap/ foam/ balsa wood) Photo and sketches of sculpture) 17. Papier-mâché version of chosen animal 18. Cover for book 19. Back Cover for Book 20. Table of Contents and paragraph about artist/author Animal as Self Unit
What is your job? Be on Time, in class Be on Task Be productive during and after class Be an art role model Be a researcher of animals and anatomy Be an observer of animal behaviors Be creative Be the best you can be and better still
"Untitled (Bird)," by Jean-Michel Basquiat, oil, pastel and graphite on paper, 24 by 17 inches, 1981 By Carter B. Horsley This art piece is a simple but stunning untitled work depicting a bird with spread wings by Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988). An oil, pastel and graphite on paper, it measures 24 by 17 inches. It was executed in 1981. The catalogue entry remarks that "the winged animal is a recurring Theme throughout his career, occurring as a proud symbol of freedom and artistic independence." It has a modest estimate of $100,000 to $150,000.