Monday, August 23, 2010

Top Ten Artists and Youtube

Welcome to the Ballard Memorial Art Department Blog called "The Art Bomb".  This blog documents the creative process of my art students throughout their artistic experiences.

This is a top ten list of the most celebrated artists of all time based on artcyclopedia:
1. Pablo Picasso
2. Vincent van Gogh
3. Leonardo da Vinci
4. Claude Monet
5. Henri Matisse
6. Salvador Dali
7. Rembrandt
8. Andy Warhol
9. Georgia O'Keeffe
10. Michelangelo

Here is a link to a series of videos on youtube about the life of Pablo Picasso:

Each week I plan to feature another artist.  So keep posted.

As for my art students, so far we have discussed altered books and pages from discarded books to create narrative works from.  This week end they created mood boards to decide what portfolio path to take.  There are two portfolio choices: 2-D or Drawing.  For the next five weeks, the students will be "playing" creatively with various media addressing several themes from each portfolio.  Photos coming soon!

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