Friday, May 15, 2009

Art Centre: May 11-15, 2009

Art Centre: May 11-15, 2009
Central Technical School Art Centre:
Year Two: Week Thirty-one

Monday – Art History

Sculpture Garden ( proposals were shown and discussed.

Chalk Cliffs on Rügen (1818), Caspar David Friedrich

Romanticism Links

Romantic Artists
Antoine-Jean Gros -
Francisco Goya -
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres -
Eugene Delacroix -ène_Delacroix
J.M.W. Turner -
Caspar David Friedrich -
Thomas Cole -
Frederic Bartholdi -édéric_Bartholdi
Henry Fuseli -

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, "Proserpine" (1877)

The Pre-Raphaelites -

Romantic Musicians and Writers
Alfred Lord Tennyson -
William Wordsworth -
John Keats -
Percy Bysshe Shelley -
William Blake -
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -
Joseph Haydn -
Frederic Chopin -
Franz Lizst -
Pyotr IlyichTchaikovsky -

Wednesday Painting Class

Critique of more paintings done at home – mine is now finished and entered in the watercolour contest here at school.

Work on new assignment – a painting that illustrates a view of the Art Centre. Here’s my subject…

Wednesday Photography Class

Presentations on photographers - Photographers presented today:

Jerry Uelsmann -

Thursday Sculpting Class

Websites for sculptors:

Hanneke Beaumont -
Stepping Forward -

Juan Munoz -ñoz
The Last Conversation Piece -
Tate Shots -

Presentation: African Empires

National Museum of African Art -

Contemporary Sculptors with African influence

Amedeo Modigliani -
Pablo Picasso -
Alberto Giacometti -
Constantin Brancusi -

Worked on ecorche -Écorché

Friday Life Drawing Class

Albrecht Durer – My Agnes

Cross contour drawing – with a model.
Nine 2-minute gesture drawings, four 5-minute cross contour drawings and one
40-minute cross contour drawing (in two parts)


What is cross contour drawing -

Cross contour drawings 1-5 -

Cross contour drawing exercise (an apple) on video -

Cross Contour drawing tutorial -

Cross Contour Drawing -

Cross contour drawings – good examples -

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