Day 1

August 18, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Welcome! Do you have any questions, or concerns?

  2. Roll

  3. Procedure Presentation

  4. Disclosure Document

  5. Sketchbook Collaging Workshop

  6. Clean up/Sanitize

Assignments:

  1. Fill out the "About Me" form

  2. Disclosure Document on Canvas (Due August 25)

Day 2

August 20, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter - In your sketchbook, write a list of as many nouns you can think of (Shoot for 100+)

  2. Assign seating chart

  3. Disclosure Document

  4. Students talk about their collages in front of the class - Talk about the decisions you made - context, meaning

  5. Artist of the day: Gilbert Legrand, Koki Tanaka

  6. How to take care of a paintbrush presentation

  7. Sketchbook Mod Podge Workshop

  8. Clean up/Sanitize

Assignments:

  1. Fill out the "About Me" form

  2. Disclosure Document on Canvas (Due August 25)

Day 3

August 24, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter - Write a list of as many tools you can think of

  2. Assignment reminder

  3. Art or Prank Video

  4. Write down your thoughts about the video in your sketchbook

  5. Project introduction: 50 Ways to Use a Tool

  6. Sketchbook Mod Podge (A2, A3)

  7. Clean up/Sanitize

Assignments:

  1. Fill out the "About Me" form

  2. Disclosure Document on Canvas (Due August 25)

Day 4

August 26, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter - Fill in the blanks with nouns - Use a _________ as a __________

Example: Use a chair as a notepad

  1. Artist of the Day: Annelise Duque

  2. Photography Workshop

  3. Go outside and take the following pictures: Landscape (1), Close-up (2), Indoor (1), Portrait (2), Framing (1)

  4. Write down the tool you chose and fill in the starter with that tool. "Use a ________ as a __________"

Day 5

August 28, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Make some color swatches in your sketchbook. What colors do you think look good together?

  2. Artists of the day: Zine

  3. Bookbinding workshop

Materials for bookbinding: An arms length of thread, a needle, 3-5 sheets of paper

Day 6

September 1, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Design a tool to help you in your life

  2. Artists of the day: Casey Jex Smith

  3. Drawing/Shading Workshop

  4. In your sketchbook, make a value scale and practice different types of shading (cross hatching, circulism, hatching, couture, scumbing)

  5. Work on your 50 Ways to Use a Tool Assignment (Due September 14)

Day 7

September 3, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write down/draw 15 ways to wear a mask

  2. Video

  3. Artists of the day: Zimoun, Ann Hamilton, Erwin Wurm Video

  4. Lighting Workshop

Light Box

  1. Work on your 50 Ways to Use a Tool Assignment (Due September 14)

Day 8

September 8, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write down 5 ways you could document your work (Drawing, Photo book, Website, instagram)

  2. Artists of the day: Magritte, Jared Steffensen, Rebecca Horn

  3. Surrealism Video 0:00-4:22

  4. Exquisit Corpse

  5. Work on your 50 Ways to Use a Tool Assignment (Due September 14)

Assignments:

  1. 50 Ways to Use a Tool (Due 14 Sept)

  2. Check out the class website and write that you did it on canvas!

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Day 9

September 10, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw a quick 4 part comic about your morning!

  2. Artists of the day: Hiller Goodspeed, Jesse Jacobs, Marina Muun

  3. Comic Workshop

  4. Make a foldable book!

  5. Work on your 50 Ways to Use a Tool Assignment (Due September 14)

Assignments:

  1. 50 Ways to Use a Tool (Due 14 Sept)

  2. Check out the class website and write that you did it on canvas!

Day 10

September 14, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Look at this piece of art.

a. Describe the work

b. Write down 3 things that the piece reminds you of.

c. Does the art look finished? Why?

d. What questions do you have about it?

  1. Artists of the Day: Lenka Clayton

  2. Write about your project in your sketchbook. What is it? What was the process you made it? If you were to make another one, what would you do differently? What did you learn about art as you were making this project? What did you learn about yourself?

  3. Critiques: Which one of your tools made you laugh? Which one is the most impractical? Which is the most original?

  4. Stand-in pre-assignment: Think about things that are absent/missing in your life. Write a list/draw some images of those absent objects, things, places that you miss or are absent.

Assignments:

  1. 50 Ways to Use a Tool (Due TODAY)

  2. Check out the class website and write that you did it on canvas!

Day 11

September 16, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: If you were an object, what would you be? Draw that object.

  2. Artist of the Day: Vija Celmins, Thomas Demand

  3. Stand-In Assignment intro

  4. Drawing workshop

-video

- Blind contour (draw a person without looking at your paper)

- Draw something from life

  1. Worktime

Assignments:

  1. Check out the class website and write that you did it on canvas!

Day 12

September 18, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: 1. Find an object in your backpack 2. What materials (10+) could you use to make a stand-in/replica of that object? (Paper, wood, paint, etc.)

  2. The Essence of an object

Plato on: The Form

Nearpod Response

  1. Artist of the Day: René Magritte, Joseph Kosuth, HORACIO RODRIGUEZ, JIYOUN LEE-LODGE, Iohanna Nicenboim, Katie Kimmel

  2. Stand-in Questions

  3. Materials discussion

Positive and Negative Space

  1. Scratchboard Workshop

Assignments:

  1. Check out the class website and write that you did it on canvas!

  2. Stand-in Due 6 October 2020

Day 13

September 22, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write a list of objects you think could be lonely

  2. Artists of the Day: Dalila Sanabria, Barbora Fastrova, James Morrison, Lauren Clay

  3. Papier Mache Workshop

Assignments:

  1. Check out the class website and write that you did it on canvas!

  2. Sketchbooks due today!

  3. Stand-in Due 6 October 2020

Day 14

September 24, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw a picture of your route to school. What objects do you pass?

  2. Artists of the Day: Bas Jan Ader, Sara J Frantz, Cynthia Daignault, Cori Nelson Hughes

  3. Papier Mache Workshop Part 2

Assignments:

  1. Check out the class website and write that you did it on canvas!

  2. Stand-in Due 6 October 2020

Day 15

September 28, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw some things you encountered this weekend.

  2. Artists of the Day: Bryce Johnson, Ellie Goldrup, Meggie Johnson, Sarah Waldron, Choi Rim, yongpa_toinz, Eva Stalinski

  3. Watercolor

Assignments:

  1. Check out the class website and write that you did it on canvas!

  2. Stand-in Due 6 October 2020

Day 16

September 30, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw a picture of each of your 5 stand-ins

In your sketchbook write down what you noticed the artists have in common and what you can learn from them.

  1. Artists of the Day: Frida Kahlo, Jamie Trinidad, Emily Dawn-Shellman Hales

  2. Watercolor Workshop

Assignments:

  1. Stand-in Due 6 October 2020

Day 17

October 2, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Out of the following topics, pick 3 of them that stand out to you

Grief, Time, Abstraction, Translation, The sublime, materiality, practice, destruction, sound, education, ruins, The object, sexuality, work, Memory, color, light, health, spirituality, nature, ethics, comfort, play, chance, boredom, queer, rural, appropriation, situation, race, the cinematic, the everyday, the fake, Science fiction, Documentary, The magazine, The market, networks/connection, information , happiness, beauty, humor, systems, dance, failure, dreams, wearable art, language

Assignment: Write a 300 words about the topic most interesting to you. Document your resources. Write about your experience with the topic. Submit on Canvas.

  1. Artists of the Day: Julian Harper, Myleka Bevans, Kallie Lowery

What work resonated with you?

  1. Papier Mache

Assignments:

  1. Stand-in Due 6 October 2020

  2. Assignment: Write a 300 words about the topic most interesting to you. Document your resources. Write about your experience with the topic. Due 8 October on canvas


Day 18

October 6, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Open your sketchbook to a blank page. Think of nothing. How many examples of nothing can you think of? Draw "Nothing" in your sketchbook.

Nothing: of no value; something you don't notice, the absence of something

  1. Artists of the Day: Keri Smith, Elise Gravel, Mark Lombardi, Jessica Stockholder, Tara Donovan

  2. Do this project: Connect 2 Incongruent things

Everything is Connected

  1. Using the list of sketchbook artists, adopt their style for a page in your sketchbook:

Molly Egan

Joanna Consejo

Keri Smith

Elise Gravel

garadinervi

Natalya Balnova

Yibin You

Nejc Prah

Mark Conlan

Clemence Dupont

Owen Gent

Other

Some more


Assignments:

  1. Stand-in Due 6 October 2020 TODAY

  2. Assignment: Write a 300 words about the topic most interesting to you. Document your resources. Write about your experience with the topic. Due 8 October on canvas

Day 19

October 8, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: On a notecard write down what you understand about the stand-in assignment.

  2. Artists of the Day: Sabina Keric and Yvonne Bayer

  3. Assignment Part 2 due Saturday

  4. How to take great photographs of your artwork

  5. Documentation workshop (AT HOME LEARNERS DO THIS TOO)

a. Take a blurry photo of your art and a photo in focus

b. Take a photo of your art with shadows over your image and one without shadows

c. Take a photo outside and inside of your art

d. Take a photo with a photo with a messy background and a neutral background




Assignments:

  1. Stand-in resubmissions DOCUMENTATION DUE OCT 10

  2. Assignment: Write a 300 words about the topic most interesting to you. Document your resources. Write about your experience with the topic. Due 8 October TODAY on canvas

Day 20

October 12, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: On a notecard write down what you learned while doing this project and what you would have done differently if you were to do it again.

  2. Artists of the Day: Rebecca Belmore, Brian Jungen, Teri Greeves

  3. https://www.craftinamerica.org/episode/identity

  4. Catch up time


Assignments:

  1. Stand-in resubmissions DOCUMENTATION DUE OCT 10

  2. Term ends on WEDNESDAY!!!

Day 21

October 22, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Based off of what you've learned in this class thus far, what would you consider good art?

  2. Participation Points

  3. What do you do if you miss class

  4. Sketchbook turn in on Canvas

  5. Artists of the day: Ben Denzer, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Sophie Calle, James Turrell, Dan Flavin

  6. Themes found in artists work (Add on)

  7. Research Topics/Themes found in art

  8. Think like an artist

  9. Art Assignment

  • Choose one and write down the artists process, including themes found, and then try to come up with another assignment someone could do with the information given.


Assignments:

  1. Sketchbooks Due Today

Video on how to submit it on Canvas

  1. Art Assignment Due Monday

  2. Think Like an Artist inquiry ideas and questions Due Monday

Day 22

October 26, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: From last times discussion on illustration vs. art, what is the difference between the two?

  2. Your assignments

  3. Artist of the Day: Oliver Herring

  4. Think like an artist

  5. Experimentation time!

Rule: Clean up after yourself and Make something cool to present to your peers



Assignments:

  1. Sketchbooks Due Last Time

Video on how to submit it on Canvas

  1. Art Assignment Due TODAY

  2. Think Like an Artist inquiry ideas and questions

Day 23

October 29, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: What do you think makes a good art assignment?

  2. Artists of the day: Tanya Aguiñiga

What themes come up in her work? What is her process?

  1. Art Assignment

  • Choose one and write down the artists process, including themes found, and then try to come up with another assignment someone could do with the information given.

With a group, answer the following questions:

  • What themes could you find in the assignment?

  • What process did you notice?

  • What was the assignment you came up with?

  • Using the assignments you came up with, combine your assignment with others to create a new assignment you could do in class.

  • Present your group assignment you came up with



Assignments:

  1. Think Like an Artist inquiry ideas and questions

Day 24

November 2, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw some costumes you saw over the weekend and then combine them into one costume.

  2. Pick an artist. Pretend you are that artist in your sketchbook.

  3. Using the Artist you picked create an art assignment making sure it allows autonomy and includes limitations



Assignments:

  1. Think Like an Artist inquiry ideas and questions

Day 25

November 5, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: If you had to create a sculpture-painting, what would you make? Draw your ideas.

  2. Artists of the Day: Clara May, Nina Katchadourian, Christopher Lynn, Andrew Rice

  3. Find a piece of art you find thought provoking. Construct an art assignment based on that work.

  4. Using all the resources available to you, create your own art assignment. Check it off with Ms. Barney



Assignments:

  1. Think Like an Artist inquiry ideas and questions

Day 26

November 9, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw part of your experience with Covid-19

  2. Artists of the Day: Miranda July

Watch this video interview

In your sketchbook, write an assignment based on Miranda July's work

  1. Update grades and work time on your assignments

Assignments:

  1. Think Like an Artist due Thursday!

  2. Art assignment ideas due TODAY

Day 27

November 12, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write a list of things you know how to do that you could potentially teach someone else.

  2. Artist of the Day: Deb Sokolow

  3. Watch and do the following art assignment and answer these questions: What are the limitations in the assignment? How does the assignment allow autonomy?

Deb Sokolow's art assignment

  1. Work on your art assignment

Assignments:

  1. Think Like an Artist due TODAY

Day 29

November 16, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Make an assignment based on the word "nothing"

  2. Artist of the Day: Barry McGee and Margaret Kilgallen

  3. Art Must Be Beautiful video

In your sketchbook answer the question: Do you think art must be beautiful? Did the video change your mind?

  1. Vinyl Workshop

Make some shapes and we will iron them onto fabric next time!

Day 30

November 19, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Make up an assignment based on "patterns"

  2. Artist of the Day: Keri James Marshall, Henri Matisse, Frida Kahlo

Watch the 2 videos on Matisse and Kahlo and answer the question: What stood out to you about each of these artists?

  1. Vinyl Workshop

Make some shapes and we will iron them onto fabric next time!

Day 31

November 23, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Fill up an entire page in your sketchbook of things you can see.

  2. Artist of the Day: David Shrigley

  3. Vinyl Workshop and Make Something!


Day 32

November 30, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Make a list of symbols that describe you (Words can also be included)

  2. Assignment: You are going to design your own capes. These will be a symbol of how each one of you is unique and important. Draw your own identity cape.

To help you brainstorm ideas for your identity cape consider the following:

o Think to yourself about the different ways that you identify.

o Think about your hopes and dreams.

o What are you proud of?

o What symbols, if any, do you want to put on your cape?

o What colors do you want to use? What do the colors symbolize for you?

o What words could you incorporate that represent you and your experiences?



Day 33

December 3, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Make a four part comic about your day using whatever materials you have available to you (pencils, chalk, grass, etc.)

  2. Watch this video about the elements of design

  3. Artist of the day: Vija Celmins Ocean Drawings

  4. By yourself or with help from a friend, write down an assignment you could do using only objects found in a location of your choice (this could be a kitchen, a park, a bus station, your bedroom, the lake, etc.) Submit your project ideas on canvas.

  5. Find an object you want to draw. Zoom in as close as you can to the object, so you can just see the texture. With a pencil or pen draw that texture practicing your mark-making and shading techniques. You're welcome to use your phones to take zoomed in photos if you'd like.


Day 34

December 7, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Pick your own artist and write down what you learned about them! Draw a page in their sketchbook something inspired by the artist you choose.

  2. Watch this video on watercolor techniques

  3. Watercolor in your sketchbook something inspired by the artist you chose using a technique you learned from the video



Day 35

December 10, 2020

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Agenda: Be Curious

  1. Starter: Finish the following question as many times as you can in 5 minutes: What if...?

Examples: What if I put a burger in space? What if the sky was green? What if I was the size of a quarter?

  1. What are you interested in? What are you passionate about? Create a piece of work using text incorporating something that is important to you.



Day 36

December 14, 2020

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: What has been your favorite thing we've done in this class? What artists did you like? What do you think makes a good teacher?

  2. Work on your sketchbook! Turn it in on Canvas! Due Wednesday!