Class Fourteen: COLOR!!!

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Homework

Classwork

  • Go over the traditional color model
  • Explore colored pencils
  • Render still life or objects with colored pencils
  • Blend, burnish and otherwise work with the medium

Today’s Handout

Homework

Due: December 16, 2015
(you may work on these in class)

Drawing One (on larger paper and formally drawn):

Charcoal Still Life: your choice of complexity, your choice of media

Drawing Two (on larger paper and formally drawn):

A drawing with colored pencils; draw about Knowing Brooklyn: how do you know Brooklyn? How does it know you? From imagination or from real life, use the drawing to tell me something about you!

Criteria & Points

Criteria

Points

Drawing One (on larger paper and formally drawn):
Charcoal Still Life

40

Drawing Two (on larger paper and formally drawn):

A drawing with colored pencils; draw about Knowing Brooklyn: how do you know Brooklyn? How does it know you?

60

Final Exam

December 16: Final Exam

You will draw a final, finished set of 2 drawings

a charcoal still life

a drawing with colored pencils; draw something about Knowing Brooklyn: how do you know Brooklyn? How does it know you?

On the day of the final, you will turn in your work and stay to draw further. I will meet with each of you individually. Bring all of your work and be ready to walk me through your drawings. I can store the big ones this week. Be prepared to take drawings home next week, although I may ask to keep some one them.

The Author

Libby Clarke is an artist, designer, and educator living in Maplewood, NJ. She received her BFA in Printmaking from James Madison University and her MFA in 2D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Professionally, Libby has worked as an interaction art director for over 15 years for such companies as Agency.com and Scholastic.com. She was an Assistant Professor at the New York College of Technology in Brooklyn, New York. She also served as the Director of the Studio School of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey. As an artist, Libby has produced a series of multi-media conceptual products under the name Monstress Productions since 1996. She gives workshops and lectures across the United States on the intersection of art, activism, and technology, and her pieces are exhibited and collected internationally.

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