Category Archives: IB Art

IB A Coherent Body of Work: Influence

For this exercise, what I want you to do is consider influence.  As artists, we never work in a void.  Instead we are the sum total of all those who we are inspired by, and our reactions to them. …and … Continue reading

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IB A Coherent Body of Work

The first problem any painter faces is what to paint.  Before we lift a brush we need to know why. We have been looking at different artists to try and help start up some inspiration within you, and to get … Continue reading

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AP and IB Museum Assignment: The Impact of Presentation, Scale, and Text

Quite a bit of how we feel about a work is determined by how we encounter it for the first time.  Artwork seen in person is nothing like artwork seen in a book or on a screen. Another important element … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on the Broken Color Assignment

For this homework assignment, we are going to add to our Process Portfolio. Add This to Your Process Portfolio Document Your reflections are to be recorded in PowerPoint, or Pages, whichever you have access too and are more familiar with.  … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on the Shattered Still Life Assignment

For this homework assignment, we are going to add to our Process Portfolio. Add This to Your Process Portfolio Document Your reflections are to be recorded in PowerPoint, or Pages, whichever you have access too and are more familiar with.  … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on Value Study

For this homework assignment, we are going to begin building our Process Portfolio pages. Create a Document Your reflections are to be recorded in PowerPoint, or Pages, whichever you have access too and are more familiar with.  If you have … Continue reading

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IB Photography Homework #1

For this assignment I want you to play around with photography a bit. You are to take an original photo.  Your photo is to have the following characteristics: Black and white. Alter your photo to only be black and white, … Continue reading

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Crash Course in Art History, Review 1

CHOOSE ONE of the following artistic periods (I would suggest choosing the one which interests you the most). VISIT the assigned Smarthistory.org links for that artistic period.  Then ANSWER THE ASSOCIATED QUESTIONS using the information gained from those links, your … Continue reading

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IB Comparative Essay Part 3

For this next round with the Comparative Essay, you have 2 major tasks: Clean up any and all issues:  formatting, grammar, spelling, citations, missing or incorrect information, etc.  Use the notes I gave you to help guide you, but you … Continue reading

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IB Comparative Essay Part 2

For this week’s assignment, we are starting the first parts of the comparative essay.  By Monday, you should accomplish the following goals: Write the background material for work 3.  By background material, think our “better know an artist” assignments.  Give … Continue reading

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