Friday, April 30, 2010

70 Million: The Video

After almost nonstop requests to play the 70 Million video by Hold Your Horses, the class decided it would be fun to recreate the video using our own artwork selections.

Here is the final version:

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The making of:













Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Pastels

We finished our pastel still life drawings. We took a look at how cross contour line, optical blending and highlights and shadows can enhance a pastel drawing. Each table arranged their own still life composition considering asymmetrical balance and a pyramid configuration.











Tuesday, April 27, 2010

National Gallery Trip DC



Trip to the National Gallery in Washington DC



Forget about the 20 million dollar Pollock painting, find the dead bug stuck in the paint!



"You can't take a photo of that painting!" “No cellphones!” "This is not a park!"



The weather was great!



Dali stache mandatory



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Monday, April 26, 2010

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Pastels




This week we are finishing work on our pastel still life drawings. We took a look at how cross contour line, optical blending and highlights and shadows can enhance a pastel drawing. Each table arranged their own still life composition considering asymmetrical balance and a pyramid configuration.

















Friday, April 9, 2010

The Making of 70 Million Part 3

70 Million: The Bloopers

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The upside down clock

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Doesn't know the lyrics?

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Is that Madonna?

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Perspective Drawings

You ever have one of those classes when everyone just gets it??