01. Readings

RQ09. The Secret

Read pages 76-85 in Steal Like an Artist. Complete this quiz online. Write at least 3 complete sentences to answer each question. QUESTION 1: Start a blog about your art/influences/sources, and post the link here. Put up at least 3 posts on the blog.

RQ07. Use Your Hands & Side Projects

Read pages 50-72 in Steal Like an Artist. Complete this quiz online. Write at least 3 complete sentences to answer each question. QUESTION 1: How does the chapter on Using Your Hands relate specifically to your life? QUESTION 2: What are your hobbies / side-projects? (as is relavent to the text)

RQ01. Intro & Fair Use

Read the Introduction and Fair Use chapters of Sources, Influences, and Styles in Drawing. Answer the following in the online quiz: What struck you as most interesting, useful, or challenging about this reading, and why? Reference at least two items from the text. Write at least 3 complete sentences. Who are some masters you would […]

RQ08. Colored Pencils

In Drawing Essentials by Deborah Rockman, read the section on colored pencils (~pages 231-238), and answer the following questions on Canvas using complete sentences. What is lightfastness? What is a pencil extender for? Why would you need/want a lot of different colored pencils? Why might you use burnishing? What are 2 reasons you might use colored […]

RQ11. Be Nice and Boring

Read pages 101-133 in Steal Like an Artist. Complete this quiz online. Write at least 3 complete sentences to answer each question. QUESTION 1: Write a ‘fan letter’ (as described in the text) on your new blog. Copy/Paste a link to the post here. QUESTION 2: Write a blog post about the best thing that […]

RQ10. Geography & Subtraction

Read pages 89-97 AND 137-149 in Steal Like an Artist. Complete this quiz online. Write at least 3 complete sentences to answer each question. QUESTION 1: Have you left home? If yes, where is home? If no, when do you plan on leaving home and where do you plan on going? QUESTION 2: What was your […]

RQ02. Sources & Influences

Read the Sources & Influences chapters of Sources, Influences, and Styles in Drawing. Answer the following in the online quiz: What struck you as most interesting, useful, or challenging about this reading? Reference at least two items from the text. Write at least 3 complete sentences in your answer. Look up “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible […]

RQ01.5 Chalk Pastels

In Drawing Essentials by Deborah Rockman, read the section on chalk pastels (~pages 238-247) , and answer the following questions on Canvas using complete sentences. Why might you use soft pastels? Why might you use hard pastels? Why might you use artist grade pastels? Why might you keep your pastels in uncooked rice? What is a Mahl stick […]

RQ06. Don't Wait & Make What You Like

Read pages 24-49 in Steal Like an Artist. Complete this quiz online. Write at least 3 complete sentences to answer each question. QUESTION 1: Who are your artistic heros (think of the description in the text as you think of who your specific heros are)? And What are you going to copy from them? QUESTION 2: […]

RQ03. Styles & Techniques for Improving

Read the Styles & Techniques for Improving chapters of Sources, Influences, and Styles in Drawing. Answer the following in the online quiz: Select a drawing artist whom you feel has a well-established style. Analyze their style in terms of subject, form, content, and context. Write in complete sentences. Of all the exercises described in the chapter […]

RQ05: Oil Pastels

In Drawing Essentials by Deborah Rockman, read the section on working with oil pastels (~pages 247-255), and answer the following questions on Canvas using complete sentences. What did you learn about lightfastness in this reading? When would you wear gloves when working with oil pastels? Why would you use a solvent with oil pastels? Why might you […]

RQ04: Steal Like an Artist

Read pages 1-23 of Steal Like an Artist. Complete this quiz online. Write at least 3 complete sentences to answer each question. QUESTION 1. What is the #1 most important thing from this chapter? Why is it #1? How does it relate to you personally? QUESTION 2. What is the #2 most important thing from […]