Art work to choose from
” Christo and Jeanne-Claude, The Gates, 1979-2005. Central Park, New York City.”
” Juan Gris, Portrait of Picasso, 1912. Oil on canvas. (Public Domain)
” Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, 1503. Oil on wood panel. (Public Domain) ”
This week you will use your readings from the past two weeks as a point of departure to create your own artistic production and a reflection paper.
Part 1: Art Creation
Select one of the visual art pieces from Chapters 1-6 or the lessons from Weeks 1-3 to use as a point of inspiration. Create a painting, sculpture, drawing, or work of architecture inspired by your selected art piece.
Part 2: Reflection
Write a reflection about the relationship between your art production and the inspiration piece. Include the following in the reflection paper:
Record the title, artist, year, and place of origin.
Briefly explain the background of the inspiration piece.
Your Art Piece
Provide a title.
Explain the background of your piece.
Explain the thematic connection between the two pieces.
How are they similar and different?
Are they the same medium? How does the medium impact what the viewer experiences?
How do the formal elements of design compare to one another?
Original Artwork Requirements
Methods: paint, watercolor, pencil, crayon, marker, collage, clay, metal, or wood (Check with your instructor about other methods you have in mind.)
No computer-generated pieces
Writing Requirements (APA format)
Length: 1.5-2 pages (not including title page, references page, or image of artwork)
12-point Times New Roman font