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- Class activity
- Present the list of creative traits
- Meet with your assigned group.
- Get the list of creative traits prepared by one of the other group members. Discuss the list to make sure you understand it.
- Present to the class (read out and comment) the list prepared by the other group member.
- Turn in your own list of creative traits.
- Research activity
- Return to the display cases in the building, on both floors.
- Look for the drawing that, in your opinion, was created by the artist with the most training. Likewise, identify the drawing showing the least training.
- Keep in mind the criteria listed in chapter 2 of the book. Overall realism may be one of them (if the work is representational),
but consider also other clues of 'mainstream' vs 'outsider' approaches.
- Describe these two drawings in your own words (the drawings may not be there by the time we meet again).
- Based on the procedure used last week, which of the two is most original?
- Bring in your observations and conclusions next time we meet.
- Home activity
- Remember, no class next monday, Sept. 5.
- Read chapter 3 (pp.39-71) of the textbook
- Home activities cancelled due to projector problems
- Refer to your list of symbols/icons from the Naqoyqatsi segment.
- Look (in magazines, on the web) for further examples of the two that recur most often.
- Save your samples (if they are from the web, print them out) and describe the visual elements that appear in them (line, shape, mass, space, motion, light, color, texture).
- Refer to your notes about mode changes in the 2001: A Space Odissey segment.
- Write down which visual elements change among them (line, shape, mass, space, motion, light, color, texture).
- Turn in your notes, lists and samples next time you come to class.
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