Art 1 Final Portfolio
2) Looking back on this semester I know I grew as an artist. Throughout each project there was a journey included not just the final product. A specific piece that I felt I grew from was the value portraits. I chose this piece because the first thing I thought was how am I going to draw someone else's face? As I started creating this piece it was much easier than expected. Even though it was easier, than expected the process included many techniques that I used in other projects. These techniques include of using all values, light sources, details and sketching. In retrospect the value portraits project is one piece I learned the most from and it is a piece I'm glad I did.
3) Since I was young I have always been interested in art. At my elementary school I made many art projects that used similar techniques, and vocabulary. Before this clay tile I have created many other clay items so the vocabulary words slip, score and kiln weren't new. In this project I used previous knowledge to create this item. Including color theory, light sources, values, and texture. As an artist I've grown significantly, without out this growth I wouldn't have been able to apply all my previous techniques. These techniques made this clay tile composition the best it could be. Without techniques this art piece wouldn't be as interesting and appealing to the eyes.
5) As an artist I have created many pieces of artwork. Each and every piece I've created I have felt connected to it. When I constructed the stencil of a roller-coaster, I connected to it on a much deeper level. This is true because the stencil started off as a collage. This collage consisted of bright colors and foods you find at amusement parks. Now every time I look my stencil piece, I am reminded of the 1st time I rode on a roller coaster. That day was one of my favorites because it was spent with friends who make me happy. This piece also reminds me of the anxiety I had during the whole wait in line. One piece that give me the best memories is my stencil piece.