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

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

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.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

WEEK TWELVE: Light over Form 3/3-4/5

Angela A Court, pastel
Week 2 Week, part 2

Project 5: Shape/Color, due 4/6

Preparing for Plein Air work

Pastel websites and  blogs to check out

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!!!!

Over the Weekend: Hope you're having a great break! Be sure your Shape homework is done. Be sure to have a deep collection of reds/yellows for next week. 

Tue April 3 Primary Still Life Yellow

Thur April 5 Primary Still Life Red

Thursday, March 22, 2018

WEEK ELEVEN: Spring Break 3/24-30

Diane Olivier, On the beach in France
YIPPY!!!! 

Spring Break!
No classes this week!!!!!! 
Enjoy your time off


Project 5: Shape/Color, due 4/6

Read during your break:
History of Pastels

Week 12 will be released next Thursday afternoon, check back after 4pm

Go draw at March for our Lives Sat 3/24

Go to the Drawing Marathon! 3/25 

SAVE FORT MASON:
Write to Board of Trustees

Thursday, March 15, 2018

WEEK TEN: Light over Form 3/16-22

Student work, pastel on sandpaper
130BC Week to Week Schedule, part 2

In Class Project: Primary Still Life
Images: Primary Still Life

Project 5: Shape/Color, due 4/4
NotesShape/Color
Images: Shape/Color

PASTEL SAFETY: PLEASE READ

Over the Weekend: Review Shape project info and get working! Be sure have a wide variety of blues and yellows for next week. 

Tue March 20: Crit Dream/Memory

Thur March 22: Still Life/Light over Form-Blue

Thursday, March 8, 2018

WEEK NINE: Local Color, 3/9-15

Student work, Local Color, Banana
Project 4Dream/Memory due 3/20

In class Project: Local Color (print for class)
Images: Local Color
Notes: Markmaking

Making Sandpaper Recipe 

"From the Ground Up", great article from the Pastel Magazine

Mid Term Portfolio: Requirementsdue 3/15 NO LATES!!!!
Mid Term Portfolio: Grade Sheet (FYI)

Extra Credit Project: Add another 6 hours of drawing to your sketchbook due 3/15
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Over the Weekend: Is that Dream/Memory as spectacular as it could be???? Put time into it!!! Put together your portfolio, follow directions please. Portfolio due on Thursday!! 
_____________________________________ Tue March 13: Local Color day 2
Materials: same and bring thick paper or mat board to make sandpaper

Thur March 15: Local Color day 3
Materials: same
Project 5, Shape/Color due 4/6 
PORTFOLIOS DUE BY 4PM - NO LATES!!!