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Use this webpage to find out information on assignments, due dates, and other things you need to know.  There are supply lists, a calendar, art links, and lots of other helpful items.  Feel free to take a look around!

Bachuss Art Room Blog

8/18/13 - Okay, it's been a while.  I have updated EVERY PAGE so check out the new website.  Also, don't forget to like our AHS Art Facebook page!
5/1/12 - Art II:  Here are some of the images we looked at for our next-to-last project.  Don't forget to be getting photographs for the multiple self portrait project!  Those images are due Monday, 5/7.
12/12/11 - The "Painting of the Week" channel on YouTube:  www.youtube.com/user/1anda2eanda
12/12/11 - The hair video for Art II
12/8/11 - The face video for Art II
12/6/11 - The mouth video for Art II
12/2/11 - The nose video for Art II
11/30/11 - The eye video for Art II (part one)
(part two)
11/11/11 - A time lapse of a painter at work - very cool!
11/1/11 - This is for my Art II students, who are about to learn to knit. This will teach you everything you need to know (not)!
9/3/11 - What do graphic artists do when they get bored? This! Thanks to Mr. Larry Hewett for the link.
8/30/11 - This isn't really art, but it's neat. If you were to create one of these, what would you make it look like? A UFO? What else?
8/28/11 - Check out this artist and the unusual material she uses to create her art!
8/26/11 - AP Art History students:  Login here to your online textbook account.  Login, then click on "Stokstad/Cothren, Art History, 4e" to get to our text.
8/24/11 - AP Art History students:  having trouble finding the answer to why the Ishtar Gate is in Berlin?  Try this article.
8/23/11 - Must see images:  a great way to use up your old cassette and video tapes.  If you don't know what a cassette tape is, I don't want to know.  I feel old enough already!
8/19/11 - Whew, it's Friday and we survived the first week of school!  Check out this cool sculpture video - can you guess how it was made?

MÖBIUS from ENESS on Vimeo.

8/15/11 - Ceramics and Crafts students:  the videos you need to watch today are on this page.  Watch, take notes in your sketchbook, and report back to me! 
8/14/11 - AP Art History students:  below are links to the two videos you need to watch for next class.  Don't forget - take notes and be prepared to discuss what YOU think are the four most important works of prehistoric art!!
8/13/11 - A different way of painting:
8/13/11 - The Warholizer will turn your image into a Warhol-esque work of art:  http://warholize.me/ 
Check out mine:
8/13/11 - I found this in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's photostream:
An Evening in Gay Paris
8/12/11 - This artist carves pencil tips into interesting things:  go to this link and take a look!
8/10/11 - A creative combination of painting and photography:
8/9/11 - Google is photographing artwork from museums all over the world for the Google Art Project:
10/18/10 - This man is attempting to recreate Stonehenge - look what he can do with some wood and pebbles:
10/5/10 - Art Awareness just finished learning about the art of ancient Egypt.  This activity is for kids, but still fun, no matter what your age!  http://kids.discovery.com/fansites/tutenstein/mummymaker/mummymaker.html

8/18/10 - www.picassohead.com/create.html - create a masterpiece like Pablo Picasso!

 www.haltadefinizione.com/magnifier.jsp - zoom in and take a really close look at Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper.



5/21/10 - another stop motion video:

Here's how they did it:
5/18/10 - a TEDTalk with artist Vik Muniz. Great story and some interesting art that pays homage to some great artists:
5/5/10 - Want a close look at the Sistine Chapel?  Click here.  Hold the mouse button down while moving the mouse to change views.  Use your roller on the mouse or the + and - buttons to zoom in and out.
5/3/10 - This is just too cool - living pictures:
4/2/10 - Art II, this is for you - we start textiles next six weeks!
3/27/10 - Can art be ethical or unethical? This blogger says no.
3/25/10 - Each day, a work from the National Gallery of Art is analyzed on the Head for Art blog.
3/9/10 - Have you ever seen those old, faded, sad looking paintings at a thrift store?  Look what you can do with them!
3/9/10 - Can anything be art?  Check out this steampunk wheelchair!
3/8/10 - "70 Million" by the group Hold Your Horses:  this is really neat!  I counted about 25 famous works of art.  How many do you recognize?

70 Million by Hold Your Horses ! from L'Ogre on Vimeo.

3/5/10 - Way better than crop circles:  check out Japanese rice field art!
3/4/10 - They might call it a music video, but I consider it performance art:
2/4/10 - Funny assemblage art with wire.
2/4/10 - Giacometti sculpture brings record $104.3 million at auction:  read the article here.
2/3/10 - A great papercraft stop-motion video:

1/28/10 - Big Oops With Famous Works of Art - check it out!
1/26/10 - I've been out sick, but I'll be back tomorrow.  While you're anxiously awaiting my return, check out the Tim Burton exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art!
1/22/10 - The first museum exhibition of Steampunk art was held at the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford, England.  Click here to take a look!

1/22/10 - On Feb. 23, Art II will travel to Wetlands' Edge to draw from nature.  Students are also welcome to bring their cameras to photograph wildlife.  These sketches and photographs can be used as inspiration for the wildlife-themed contests being held by 3M and the Alabama Wildlife Federation, as well as the Junior Duck Stamp Design contest.  See the Contests / Exhibits page for more information on these opportunities (link in the sidebar to the left).
1/22/10 - Art Awareness students - the handouts for your art criticism project are available online.  Click the 'projects' link in the left sidebar.
1/21/10 - Find information on the 3M Art contest under the 'contests / exhibits' link in the left sidebar.


  Website updated on: Sunday, August 18, 2013