6 students holding 4x6 index cards to make up one large drawing

Wk 8: Sketching in the Japanese Garden



Need Help?

  1. Ask online
  2. Come to before class OH on Wed 11:30-12:30 @Robek’s / Coffee Bean umbrella tables
  3. I can go to AS-120 (AS building is next to The Beach Hut, next to The Library) after class on Wed, at 3:45 and help anyone with anything.
  4. Make an appointment to meetup another time

6 students holding 4x6 index cards to make up one large drawing
pix from your ID Card Teams last week are on Flickr! 🙂

Points on BeachBored

All points through Week 7 are now up on BeachBored. Be sure to check your points and know where you stand! So far we’ve had 372 points possible. Here’s how many points you should have to be on track for each grade level, and how many peeps in 1p / 2:30 are currently at each grade level:

A = 335 points – 57 / 49
B = 298 points – 5 / 5
C = 261 points – 1 / 2
D = 224 points – 0 / 0
F = 223 points – 2 / 6

  • 1p GPA = 3.77
  • 2:30 GPA = 3.47


Top 5 @1pm:

  1. Hannah Adams, 458
  2. Stephanie Arciva, 445
  3. Maritess Anne Inieto, 427
  4. Joy Elizabeth Uba, 417
  5. Carlos Villicana, 417

Top 5 @2:30:

  1. Lydia Chang, 503
  2. Nathan Davalos, 495
  3. Jamie Van, 447
  4. Yesenia Hernandez, 446
  5. Adriana Maciel, 424

Cool Website OTW

Nkechi Okoroma's website with a pencil and paper theme

Nkechi Okoroma

Check out Nkechi Okoroma’s cool website with the scotch tape and pencils and “papers” that look like you wrote a paper! 🙂

Photo overlooking The Brewery campus

The Brewery / Downtown LA

EC: Brewery Art Walk

22-23 October, 11am – 6pm

Speaking of Artwalks, a big one is coming up. The Brewery is a former Pabst Blue Ribbon beer brewery that’s been converted into a giant artist live-work loft space. Hundreds of artists have spaces there and about 150 or so will open their studios for the artwalk weekend.

Extra Credit:

  • Visit studios
  • Chat with artists
  • Take selfie w artist
  • Write a thoughtful paragraph about their work
  • Blog it
  • 5 points EC / artist
  • Up to 10 artists, so up to 50 points EC
  • Post by next Sunday night, Oct 23.

Wk 8 – This Week!

  • Art Talk Discussionat the bottom of this post
  • ActivitySketching @CSULB Japanese Garden
  • Artist Conversationnone this week
  • Classmate Conversation@CSULB Japanese Garden, normal format

Classmate Questions this week:

  1. What is a piece of art, of any medium, that you would like to share with everyone? Why do you like it and why do you think others should experience (read, see, listen to, etc.) it? – Carlos
  2. Would you be supportive of your child wanting to pursue an art career? Why or why not? – Anonymous
  3. Open your phones to the 1st page. What apps do you both have? What apps are different? Discuss! – Glenn

Write next week’s Classmate Question OTW here: Classmate Question OTW

Artist Conversations

Art Talk OTW

  1. 3 Million Years of Art History
  2. Joseph DeLappe
  3. Mahsa Soroudi
  4. The Mind in the Cave
  5. Graffiti Writing: Bomb It
  6. Classical Greece & Rome
  7. Renaissance & Baroque
  8. 19th Century

Interactive Art History Timeline

If you want to play with the Art History Timeline that you see me using in these talks, you can get your very own copy & the Freemind software to view, modify, or make your own, here:

Extra Credit?

Art110 students recreating Jacques-Louis David's 1818 painting The Farewell of Telemachus & Eucharis

The farewell of Kenny & Bock