Thursday, May 17, 2018

WEEK NINETEEN: Finals 5/18-22

Diane Olivier, Three Moroccan Fishing Boats, pastel
Well, we're just about done! You just need to finish up your Dream/Memory drawing for next Tuesday for final critique.

We will also be looking at your Transparent/Reflection drawing and your Just Desserts drawing. 

The other item is thinking about the upcoming potluck. I will cover all the paper goods (plates, cups, forks, spoons, napkins) and I am hoping that each of  you will bring something to share. 

I'll see you next week

FINAL, Tue May 22, 1-3pm
-Pot luck
-Dream/Memory  due
-Critique Transparent/Reflection
-Return Portfolios
-Give out grade sheets

Thursday, May 10, 2018

WEEK EIGHTEEN: Just Desserts! 5/11-17

Diane Olivier, Cherry Cake, pastel on sandpaper

Project 7: Dream/Memory, finished drawing due 5/23
Images: Dream/Memory 3

Images: Food inspired by Wayne Thiebaud

Final Portfolio requirements
Final Portfolio Grade Sheet

Over the weekend: Don't miss out on the last two drawing days of class!!! Work hard on the final assignment, should be your best, most intense piece to wrap up the class. 

Tue May15 Transparent/Reflection
Day two of two

Thur May 17 Dessert! 
Wayne Thiebaud tribute day
PORTFOLIOS DUE by 4pm

Thursday, May 3, 2018

WEEK SEVENTEEN: Transparent/Reflection, 5/4-10

Diane Olivier, pastel on sandpaper
Project 6: Landscape due 5/8
Project 7: Dream/Memory, story & sketches due 5/8&10, finished drawing due 5/22
Images: Dream/Memory 2

In-class assignment: Transparent Reflection
Images: Janet Fish homage 
Images: Transparent/Reflection

Final Portfolio requirements
Final Portfolio Grade Sheet

Over the weekend: Back to the classroom next week! Finish up those outside project and gather up all the plein air work you've done over the last weeks. 

Tue May 8 Critique Day
- All landscapes done during class time
- The landscapes for the home assignment
- Review dream/memory stories and sketches

Thur May 10: Transparent/Reflection
Day one of two
- Review dream/memory stories and sketches

Thursday, April 26, 2018

WEEK SIXTEEN: Plein Air Drawing 4/27-5/3

Kitty Wallis, pastel on sandpaper
Project 6: Landscape due 5/9

Project 7: Dream/Memory, 
Story due 5/9, sketches due 5/16, finished drawing due 5/23

Images: Dream/Memory 2

Images: Landscape, Water Images: Never Ending Landscape
Images: New Landscape

Final Portfolio requirements
Final Portfolio Grade Sheet

Over the weekend: Keep up with your home assignments and this will be our last week out doing plein air. Start thinking about your portfolio.

Tue May 1: Landscape, China Beach (MAP) Meet there

Thur May 3: Landscape, China Beach (MAP) Meet there

Thursday, April 19, 2018

WEEK FIFTEEN: Plein Air Drawing, 4/20-26

Diane Olivier, Dolores Park, pastel
Project 6: Landscape due 5/9

Project 7: Dream/Memory, 
Story due 5/9, sketches due 5/16, finished drawing due 5/23
Images: Dream/Memory 1

Images: Underpainting
Images: Architecture 
Images: Wolf Kahn
Images: More and Me

Interview: Wolf Kahn

Hunters Point Open Studios   4/21-22

Over the weekend: Are you working on your home landscapes?? Check on your supplies. Start thinking about your Dream/Memory Project

Tue 4/24: Landscape, Meet on site at Dolores Park (MAP) Meet there

Thur 4/26: Landscape: Meet on site at Dolores Park (MAPMeet there

Thursday, April 12, 2018

WEEK 14: PLEIN AIR DRAWING, 4/13-19

Diane Olivier, Spring Bloom, pastel
Project 6: Landscape, due 5/8

Images: Demo Landscape
Images: Landscape, Clouds

Sweet explanation of atmospheric perspective by Penn&Teller

Over the Weekend: We meet at Golden Gate Park next week to do our first landscape NOT THE CLASSROOM. Start doing your home landscapes also. 
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Tue April 17: Landscape, meet on site at Golden Gate Park (MAP) Meet there

Thur April 19: Landscape, meet on site at Golden Gate Park (MAP) Meet there

Thursday, April 5, 2018

WEEK 13: Critique and Field Trip 4/6-12

Diane Olivier, Dolores Park, pastel
Project 5: Shape/Color, due 4/10

Preparing for Plein Air work

Want to take a short class??? Urban Sketchers is offering 10 to pick from (I'm doing one May 6, still room!!!)
10x10 URBAN SKETCHERS

SPRING OPEN STUDIOS!
Mine is 1890 Bryant St Studio 210, Fri April 6, 6-9, Sat Sun April 7-8, noon to 6pm. Hope you can come!!!!

Models Marathon Sunday 4/15
Dr. Sketchy's 4/17, 7-10p
Hunters Point Open Studios  4/21-22

Over the Weekend: Finish your Shape Project, due Tuesday. If you'd like to re-do one of the primary still lifes, do your own set up at home. Bring in both attempts next week for crit. Prepare to work outside. 

Tue April 10 Critique: 
-All Fruit/Veggie drawings
-Project 5 Shape drawing
-3 Primary Still Lifes
And Intro to prepping for pastel drawing outside


Thur April 12: 
FIELD TRIP to Studio Gallery, 1641 Pacific Ave (MAP)
Meet THERE (not class) at 1:15, bring your sketchbooks and drawing supplies.