Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Create > Studio Activity: Renaissance Remix

Create > Studio Activity: Renaissance Remix

Goal:  Create a self-portrait using the rendered space of a Renaissance artwork.

Select a linear perspective Renaissance artwork from a museum on the Google Art Project > .  Re-create the perspective space of the artwork in a way that retains the space but is seen in a completely new and original way.  In addition, you must somehow be included in the scene.  Render the work in any media of choice.

Trigger Mechanisms: Art History, depth, fantasy, remix

Paper, pencil, board, acrylic paint

Visual examples:
Student Examples >
Auto mechanics Homage to Renaissance Masters >
Linear Perspective Video >

Generalize, Reflect & Publish:
Instructional Strategy
  • Evaluate the results
Learning Activity
Reflect > Should I go back and rework anything?
  • How did you combine art elements (line, color, shape, texture, value)  to develop art principles? (Unity/variety, balance, emphasis contrast, rhythm, proportion/scale, figure/ground relationship)
  • Where are the dominant shapes, forms, colors, or textures that carry expressive significance?
  • Why Is the work ordered and balanced or chaotic and disturbing?
  • What gives the work its uniqueness?
  • Is symbolism used in the work to convey meaning other than what one sees?
  • Does the work evoke any feelings?

Instructional Strategy
  • Providing Recognition
Learning Activity
Publish > Share your album to our G+Community > Concepts & Creations category
Display > Add your photos to the Event

Instructional Strategy
  • Providing Feedback
Learning Activity
Critique >
  • Give positive feedback > +1 every image that deserves it
  • Give peer feedback > Give 2 peer images a VTS critique >
Self-assess >

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