Part 4: Finish
DAYS 15-16 – Finish
Review (again) these Exemplars of Line Quality
Review (again) these Exemplars of Linear Shading
M, MAR 14 - W, MAR 16 » Four-Part Still Life Drawing (Graphite or Charcoal on Drawing Pads) • Individual Meetings
Complete Four-Part Still Life Drawing
Value - Form and Expression
DAYS 17-18 – Value
Check out this Presentation on Composition
Consider these Reductive Drawings, as well as these...
Review these Expressive Uses of Value
M, MAR 21 – W, MAR 23 » Reductive Drawing (Compressed Charcoal on Drawing Pad)
M, MAR 21» Birdsell Mansion site visit
Value Study - Paper Bag (Vine on Newsprint)
Begin Artist Research
Read Working Process in preparation for the Birdsell project
DAYS 19-20 – Making a Mark
Read the Descriptions of the In-Class Assignments (below)
View these Abstract and Conceptual Drawings
M, MAR 28 » Easter Break
W, MAR 30 » Critique Shading/Modeling • Extensive Media Experimentation
M, APR 4 » Comparisons of Abstract Association
By F, APR 1:
» Completed Artist Research
» Read these Articles:
Site-Specific -- Site Responsive
One Place After Another
M, APR 4 » Select Individual Project (Method and Subject Matter) or Submit Proposal (Click Here for Guidelines)
The Birdsell Project
M, MAR 21 » Birdsell Walk-Through
Arrange for transportation to the Birdsell mansion (click here for directions). We will draw until 3:45; the class will tour the Birdsell mansion at 4:15 PM.
F, APR 1 » Artist Research
Complete the Artist Research phase according to these instructions by April 1.
M, APR 11» Site-specific Research
Complete the assigned readings located here by April 18th.
Review works from Spring 2015 and Fall 2015.
APR 20-MAY 3 » Drawing Sessions
Drawing sessions will run from April 20 - May 3.
(Available extra working hours and contact information TBA)
W, MAY 4 » Final Critique
F, APR 29 » Portfolios and Sketchbooks Due by 5 PM.
W, MAY 4 from 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM » Final Critique @ the Birdsell
Days 21-24 – Independent Projects
Choose one of the Project Formats (see "In Class," below)
Subject Matter Research
M, APR 4 » Critique Comparisons of Abstract Association
W, APR 6 - W, APR 13 » Execute One of the Following
Study Pages of a Natural Object
Double Reading and Transformation
Collage with Photos and Textures
Extreme Atmospheric Perspective
M, APR 18 » Critique Individual Projects