Day 1

January 5, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Welcome!

  2. About Barney

  3. Procedures Presentation

  4. Disclosure Document

  5. Make/draw something

Assignments:

  1. Disclosure Document due in 1 week on Canvas

Day 2

January 8, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Welcome!

  2. Artists of the day: The Sad Ghost Club, Luke Doyle, Katie Vernon, YUK FUN

  3. Bookbinding workshop!

  4. Make a sketchbook!

  5. Design a cover for your sketchbook based on the artists of the day.

Assignments:

  1. Disclosure Document due TUESDAY on Canvas

Day 3

January 12, 2021

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  1. Starter: Write a list of as many media/medium you can think of (anything that makes a mark)

  2. Artist of the Day: Yayoi Kusama, Melissa Gonzales, Vik Muniz

  3. What is a mark discussion?

  4. Activity! Find 10 materials that make a mark (Like paint, grass, dirt), and 10 materials to use to put the medium onto the paper (Like a paintbrush, rock, stick)

  5. Talk about a line. Make your own tool to make a mark.

Assignments:

Tool that makes a mark due NEXT TIME

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Day 4

January 15, 2021

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  1. Starter: What did you make for your tool? How does it work?

  2. Share your tool with your table.

  3. Artists of the day: Vija Celmins, Casey Jex Smith

  4. Mark Making! Take pictures of found marks and textures you find in the classroom, around your house.

  5. In your sketchbook, draw some textures you find.

Assignments:

Tool that makes a mark TODAY

Day 5

January 20, 2021

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Agenda:

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

  2. Artist of the Day: Mark England, Heta Bilaletdin

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

  4. Drawing/Shading Workshop

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

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Day 6

January 22, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write a list of 10+ things you like to do or things you do every day

  2. Artist of the day: Artists of the Day: Tony Orrico video, Heather Hansen video

  3. Process + Process: Art project introduction!

  4. Gesture drawing!!!

  5. Practice gesture drawings!

Assignments:

DRAWING DUE TODAY!

Process+Process: Due Next Friday

Day 7

January 26, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: What are you doing for your process+process assignment? Draw 5 things you could do

  2. Artists of the Day: Rachel de Joode

  3. Process + Process: Art project due next time

  4. Documentation workshop

  5. Worktime!

You can:

a. Work on your Process + Process

b. Lookup a drawing video and learn how to do something

c. Make your own art assignment

d. Practice drawing and shading skills

e. Practice your documentation skills

  1. Turn in what you did today on Canvas

Assignments:

Process+Process: Due Friday

Day 8

January 29, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write down a list of things you would like to learn how to do or things you would like to learn how to draw

  2. Artists of the Day: Paula McCartney

  3. Process + Process: Art project due TODAY

  4. Worktime!

You can:

a. Work on your Process + Process

b. Lookup a drawing video and learn how to do something (figure drawing, character design, etc.)

c. Make your own art assignment or do an art assignment from The Art Assignment

d. Practice drawing and shading skills

e. Practice your documentation skills

  1. Turn in what you did today on Canvas

Assignments:

Process+Process: Due TODAY

Day 9

February 2, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw 5 different noses, ears, eyes, and mouths

  2. Artists of the Day: Otobong Nkanga, Szabolcs Bozó, Michi Suwa, Katharina Kemmerling, Jean-Michel Wicker, Marietta Eugster

"When we confront with the works of Michi Suwa, we feel a kind of new sense of oddness towards the world which we usually take for granted. Suwa tries to understand the real world through her sincere observation, contemplation of, and painting the things and phenomena around her."

  1. Character Design Workshop!

  2. Work Time!

Day 10

February 5, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw a tiny comic about your character's morning

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

  3. Comic Workshop

  4. Work Time!

Day 11

February 9, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write a list of things you want to learn how to do relating to art and be specific (Example: drawing hands, knitting objects, wire sculpture, painting water)

  2. Assignment Introduction: PROCESS + PROCESS 2.0

  3. District Art Show submissions due February 20th

Robert Kipniss

Day 12

February 12, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Describe the feeling of air. What is air? What does it look like? Does it have a smell? What does it sound like?

  2. Draw air

  3. Artists of the day: Trevor Shimizu, Gerald Lovell

  4. Today you can:

Work on PROCESS + PROCESS 2.0

Make Valentines!

Make a pop-up Card!

Watercolor

Draw something from life

Make something for the district art show!

  1. Turn in what you did today on Canvas

  2. District Art Show submissions due February 20th

Day 13

February 17, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write a list of public places/things you could find almost anywhere (Gas station, Utility Poles, Fire Department, Garbage Cans, Bus Stations, Sidewalks)

  2. Artists of the day: Daniel Everett, Sarah Stoddard, Leah Beeferman, Lance Letscher, Laslo Antal, Lorien Stern, Hannah Landeen

  3. Draw a map of a place that doesn't exist

Landscape drawing tips

  1. Today you can:

Work on PROCESS + PROCESS 2.0

Make something for the district art show!

  1. Turn in what you did today on Canvas

  2. District Art Show submissions due February 20th

Day 14

February 19, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw a quick sketch of a person you know and some items you associate with that person.

  2. Artists of the day: Ainsley Romero, Clara J Koons, Audrey Hancock, Nicole Navarro

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

  1. Go over Process + Process Rubric

  2. Today you can:

Work on PROCESS + PROCESS 2.0

Make something for the district art show!

  1. Turn in what you did today on Canvas

  2. District Art Show submissions due February TOMORROW 20th

Day 15

February 23, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: 1. Find an object in your backpack 2. Draw that object

  2. The Essence of an object

  3. Watch video

--> Plato on: The Form

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

  2. Positive and Negative Space

  3. Scratchboard Workshop

Day 16

February 26, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write down a list of 100 things you could draw in your sketchbook!

  2. Artist of the Day: Ó! Galeria

  3. What if lesson!

  4. Write down a list of "what if..." questions. Example: What if there was a cat in space with an egg on its head? What if I made shoes out of clouds?

  5. Line Quality Lesson!

  6. Draw something using the following things we've learned: Gesture drawing, line quality, shading

Day 17

March 2, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw something you think you're best at drawing in your sketchbook

  2. Artist of the Day: Pedro Burgos, Marta Nunes, Yael Frankel

  3. Elements of Design Video

  4. Line: The visual path that enables the eye to move within the piece.

Shape: Areas defined by edges within the piece, whether geometric or organic.

Color: The different hues.

Texture: Surface qualities which translate into tactile illusions.

Value: How light or dark something is on a scale of white to black.

Space: The space taken up by (positive) or in between (negative) objects.

Depth: Perceived distance from the observer, segmented into the foreground, background and optionally middle ground.

  1. Draw something using the Elements of Design

Day 18

March 5, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw 5 shapes that overlap

  2. Artist of the Day: Le Bon Pli

  3. Parchment paper layers workshop

Go to the link and look at the work!

  1. Make an overlapping/layered drawing.

  2. Turn in what you made on Canvas

Le Bon Pli

Day 19

March 10, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write down what you need to turn in/what you are missing. LATE WORK DUE TODAY!

Draw something tiny in your sketchbook.

  1. Artist of the Day: Tiny Art Show, Tiny Art, Tom Brown, Big Appetites

  2. Make some tiny art!

  3. Work on anything you need to turn in to Canvas.

Day 20

March 12, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: What are your thoughts about graffiti? What about public art? Draw a picture of a wall with a message you think everyone should see

  2. Artists of the day: Justin Wheatley, Jean-Michel Basquiat

Video

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

  1. Acrylic pin workshop

Day 21

March 17, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw something you usually don't draw because its challenging for you.

  2. Watch this video and do the assignment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42dvTa9Mlq0&t=329s

  3. Make a new sketchbook!

Day 22

March 19, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Find a picture YOU took on your phone. Try to draw the picture in 3 minutes.

  2. Artists of the day: Cinta Arribas, Geoff McFetridge

  3. Ink Workshop!

  4. Experimentation with ink

Day 23

March 23, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. How do you know a piece of art is finished? What makes a piece of art look professional?

  2. Artist of The Day: Caitlin Keogh

  3. Make a Finished Professional Piece

Caitlin Keogh

Day 23

March 26, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Make a drawing and then have someone add to it!

  2. VIDEO!

  3. Look at art and books!

  4. Make some art! Paint a rock! Draw a still life! Make stickers!

Day 24

March 30, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw a picture of some things you care about.

  2. Artists of the Day: Andy Warhol, Greg Caldwell

  3. Pop Art!

  4. Make up your own investigation. What do you want to learn how to draw?

Day 25

April 2, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: How is your sketchbook going? Due at Midnight!

  2. Learn how to research! And learn how to see the world!

  3. Artists of the day! Write down a topic!

  4. Turn in what you did on Canvas

Research!

Here are some websites to look for artists:

(Use caution while looking for art as the site below may have nudity, profanity, etc.)

Ignant
Booooooom
Contemporary Art Daily
Tropical Contemporary

Day 26

April 13, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw something that happened over the break.

  2. What are you doing for your book?

  3. Passion Project Extention!

  4. Make a project based on the thing you learned how to draw. You could: make an animation, a gif, a hinge paper puppet, a flipbook, a t-shirt, a painting, a comic, etc.

Day 27

April 16, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw your favorite outfit

  2. Passion Project Extention!

  3. Make a project based on the thing you learned how to draw. You could: make an animation, a gif, a hinge paper puppet, a flipbook, a t-shirt, a painting, a comic, etc.

Day 28

April 20, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Ask someone on your table what you should draw and attempt to draw that.

  2. Passion Project Extention! Due Next time on the 23!

  3. Make a charcoal transfer drawing!

  4. Workshop page on how to make a charcoal drawing

Day 29

April 23, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw a map that no one would be able to understand but you.

  2. Passion Project Extention DUE TODAY

  3. Make a layered drawing!

-Start with a piece of paper

- Add tape borders and tape shapes on your paper

-Make a quick pencil drawing

-Paint a shade of white over the entire paper

- Let the paint dry

- Do a transfer drawing on top of the paint


  1. Workshop page on how to make a charcoal drawing

Day 30

April 27, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Invent 5 new shapes

  2. Artist of the Day: Ellie Newell

  3. Make an embroidered drawing!

a. Draw something original!

b. Add watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, etc. if you want

c. embroider on top of your drawing!

Tip: instead of starting with a knot on the back, start with taping the end of the thread on the back. You can also poke the holes where you're going to sew before you put the thread through.


Day 31

April 30, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw a dream you've had. If you can't remember

any, make one up!

  1. Let's go outside to draw!

a. Go outside

b. Look around

c. Find something to draw

d. Sit down and draw that thing

c. draw something else you see!

Day 32

May 4, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Write down some things on your bucket list?

  2. Meditation/Mindfulness Workshop

  3. Watch the videos and look at the artists and write a response to the following questions:

What is meaningful for you at this moment?

How might you connect with your present moment?

What art projects could you make involving mindfulness?


Day 33

May 7, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Draw something chaotic in your sketchbook

  2. Design a board game/card game.


Day 34

May 11, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Look on Canvas to see what you are missing.

  2. Vinyl Workshop! And Card game!

  3. Meet with me about your grade.

  4. Turn in what you did on Canvas!


Day 35

May 14, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Look on Canvas to see what you are missing.

  2. Vinyl Workshop! And Card game!

  3. Turn in what you did on Canvas!


Day 36

May 18, 2021

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Agenda:

  1. Starter: Make something based on what you've learned in this class

  2. Make an Art Portfolio including things you made this semester