Wednesday class and Advising

Tomorrow we will once again be meeting with Prof. Chase Angier over in the Miller Dance Studios.  This time B Group starts first at 9 and A Group at 10.  Please dress appropriately and show up 10 mins prior to class.


I’ve met with all students in B Group today and plan to meet with A Group Students during class time on thursday.  A Group students please fill out the advising planning form you received in class today and bring that with any advising questions you have to your Studio: research class on thursday morning.



group A 11/7: color color color

Please have your homework pinned to the Foundations studio wall prior to the start of class on Monday morning:

  1. Master Painting Study
  2. 100 Simple Geometric Shapes

Remember to bring:

  1. Flashdrive
  2. Something to write with and something to write on for notes


Wednesday Class

Tomorrow we will be meeting in the Dance studio on the 3rd floor of Miller Performing Arts Center.  Professor Chase Angier will be leading the class in movement exercises for the next 2 weeks.  Please dress in loose clothing for ease of movement.  You will also be barefoot for the class.  Due to the size of the studio we ask you to arrive in two groups.

A Group:  Please arrive at 9 am in the dance studio.

B Group: Please arrive at 9:55 in the dance studio.

** the order will be reversed for next week with B group starting first.

In the meantime check out Chase’s website!


Experimental Drawing homework

1.      LIQUID GREY STUDY using acrylic and brush -(water, paper towels)

Divide paper into four even parts.  In each division please make an even grey scale from dark to light
1   Black and White
2.  Red and Green (and white)

3.  Yellow and Purple (and white)
4.  Blue and Orange (and white)
Color has a speed.  Every time you mix it, it slows it down visually.
2.  SPACEPUZZLE   (in black and white)
Find a spot in our Foundation room.   Using visual divisions which include the twine and the architecture of the room, create
an interesting/abstract  personal design… use Black and White acrylic and ink plus any other materials except color.  Must be unified,
   Tension to the edge of the page, variety of marks, shapes,  composition, flat/spacial, warm cool, dark light, calm agitated, light/dark, control/chaos
3.  BRING in a BOOK (LIBRARY) or a COLOR REPRODUCTION of a PAINTING (to work from in class on Tuesday)
Attached please find the artists and images presented to you today.  Choose one image and bring that to class
tomorrow morning.

Here is a link to the paintings shown in class:    paintings


And some more …  Manet’s “A Bar at the Folies-Bergere”Edouard_Manet,_A_Bar_at_the_Folies-Bergère.jpg

Titian’s “Entombment of Christ” (below)


Reminder -Pay for the Philly trip!


Hey guys, remember when we took that *awesome* trip to Philly? Well, as Angie told us on Wednesday, we still need you to pay for it in person at the Bursar’s office in Seidlin Hall.  They are only accepting cash and checks made out to AU. No credit cards unfortunately… Please try and have this paid by next Friday.  Please please. Thank you.


Experimental Drawing Homework!

For Homework
The Tension of the Opposites – two images

Two pieces of paper:  one sulfate, one the “good” paper

Put the three personal objects in different places in the room (where you can see them)

1.   Using the Sulfate Paper
Draw them, locate them, by the space between them and activate the whole page from side to side and top to bottom.
Charcoal, eraser (as a tool)

2.   Using the “good” paper AND your first drawing as a guide (thumbnail)
and any or all of the materials in your ARTKIT except color

Make a unified personal final image, displaying an understanding of three dimensional to two dimensional, planes,  and wide variety of the opposites of your choosing.

Make a note:      Judy and I will provide CANDY on Monday!

– Ro