Presentation on theme: "This presentation is my Senior Project presentation from High School. I chose to create a digital and physical portfolio and then display them in a one."— Presentation transcript:
This presentation is my Senior Project presentation from High School. I chose to create a digital and physical portfolio and then display them in a one woman art show at the Barker Free Library. By: Valerie Richardson
For the Love of Art A Senior Project By, Valerie Richardson
~ Thesis ~ To create a physical and digital portfolio and display my physical portfolio at a one-woman art show.
~ How to Mat ~ 1.Window: amount of work that will be shown. 2.Add 3” to top and sides 3.Add.5” extra to bottom to compensate for optical illusion. 4.Two pieces of board are cut. One for the window and one for the backing board. 6. Cut window with beveled edge cutter. 7.Place pieces end to end and attach with cloth tape. 8.Attach work to backing board with cloth tape. 9.Cover with black paper
Digital Portfolio Photograph all works Adjust photographs in Adobe Photoshop Put into Power Point Write about each one and choose color scheme
Art Show Contact Barker Free Library to ask permission and set dates and time. January 18 th - February 2 nd Begin advertising with invitations and posters.
Invitations Five different designs Chose one Printed on résumé paper Four to a sheet Cut out one hundred Distributed to teachers, friends, relatives, and other fans of art
Posters and Other Advertising Enlarged the invitation design and rewrote text. Hung in school, Nice ‘n Easy, Thee Barker Store, and Pizza, Wings, and Things. Mrs. Jenks put the show on the Barker Website. Interviewed by The Buffalo News, along with Sara Budde, about out senior projects.
Opening Reception Preparation Make welcome sign, get guest book, make program, and set up show. Make welcome sign: –Invitation design –Matted –Put above guest book
This is a pen and ink drawing of gourds done in the fall of 2004. Used within the work are different techniques such as cross-hatching and stippling. This is a series of views of a mechanical object. It was done in black and white charcoal pencils in the fall of 2004 The hand series is a group of charcoal drawings done on white and gray papers with black and white charcoal pencils. It was done in the fall of 2004. The barn jacket set is an acrylic painting done using only a painting knife, and a charcoal drawing done on green paper with black and white charcoal pencils. The painting was done in the fall of 2005 and the drawing was done in the fall of 2004. This is a watercolor painting of a golden retriever done in the spring of 2005. This is a watercolor study done of an origami object done in the spring of 2005. This was an example of how to create grey using complimentary colors. These watercolor paintings are part of the final for Watercolor class. They are each required to have different techniques that were learned throughout the semester. This is a picture of the Sherman sisters I painted in December of 2006. It is done in acrylic paint on canvas board. 18” x 24” *Not shown in art show This is a self portrait done for the final project in Drawing. It was done with ebony pencil in the fall of 2004. This is a texture painting. We needed to incorporate four different objects into the painting. In the painting is string, cereal, and glitter and the clouds were painted partially with a sponge. It is acrylic paint on canvas board done in spring of 2005. SELF PORTR AIT The Program Contained all fourteen pieces Information about each piece –Medium used: ex. Acrylics, watercolor, pen and ink, charcoal pencil, ebony pencil, etc. –When it was completed –Why it was done –Hardest part was finding new things to say about each piece. The tie painting is done with acrylic paint on canvas board. The project required us to set up our tie on a piece of cardboard and then paint that, trying to capture the shadows, as well as the texture of the tie. This painting was the final project for my painting class. I chose to paint my dad and dog. This is done with acrylic paint on canvas. January 19 th, 2006 – February 1st 2006, At the Barker Free Library Special thanks to all those who made this show possible, especially: Mrs. Richardson Mr. Stephens Mr. Olsen Mrs. Halady Mrs. Zaicheski The Barker Free Library Valerie Richardson’s Art Show LIGHTHOUSE PAINTING This painting is my newest piece. It is acrylic paint on canvas board and was started in December of 2005 and finished in January of 2007. Thank you so much for coming and supporting me; I appreciate it more than I can say. This has been a great experience for me and I’ve had a lot of fun doing it. To contact me, please call 772-2744 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Setting Up the Show Set up on Thursday, January 18 th Table easels for most works Stand easels for new work and welcome sign
Opening Reception Very nervous Hard work paid off Almost 50 people came
Take Down Show Thursday, February 2 nd. Almost 100 people came over the two weeks.
Could Not Have Been Possible Without the Help of… The Friends at the Barker Free Library Mrs. Halady, Mr. Olsen, and Mr. Stephens My Family