Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Art Two - Non-Objective Painting

Art Two - Non-Objective Painting

Jackson Pollock
“It’s all a big game of construction, some with a brush, some with a shovel, some choose a pen.”   “The method of painting is the natural growth out of a need. I want to express my feelings rather than illustrate them.”  “Every good painter paints what he is.”




Wassily Kandinsky




Hans Hoffman


Ceramics - Free Form Sculpture



  1. Jean (Hans) Arp
    Sculptor
  2. Jean Arp or Hans Arp was a German-French sculptor, painter, poet, and abstract artist in other media such as torn and pasted paper. 
  3. BornSeptember 16, 1886, Strasbourg, France
  4. DiedJune 7, 1966, Basel, Switzerland

  5. Below are examples of his work.  What do you think?  How is it similar to your free form clay work?

Art One - Linoleum Cutting Video


Watch the following video for tips on cutting your linoleum block.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5QuEq8pKnQ

Monday, February 6, 2017

Art One - Printmaking

Below are of block prints.  What do you notice about the process of the artist?  Which ones are more/less successful and why?










Art Two - Jasper Johns



American Painter of pop images.
He was born in 1930 in Augusta, GA.

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