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Studio Art

Mr. Fatta’s classroom website the featured site for students in Studio Art, Drawing, and Painting. Though they vary, the goals of each course are to gain a proficient understanding into the different art disciplines of art and expand student proficiency with using Elements and Principles of Art & Design to create artistic expressions and develop students’ individual style.

Georgia O’Keeffe

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Studio | 0 comments

Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe was born and raised on a farm in Wisconsin in 1887. She longed to be an artist from an early age and her talents were well recognized by her classmates. After high school she attended the Art Institute of Chicago and a year later she went on to study at the Art Students League of New York. She worked briefly as a commercial artist in Chicago before moving to Texas to become an art teacher. In 1922, at the age of 35, she met a photographer and gallery owner named Joseph Steiglitz who admired her large flower drawings. The two...

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Collage

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Collage

Romare Bearden (1912-1988) was born in Charlotte, NC and moved to Harlem, NY when he was 3 years old. He studied art at the Art Students League in NYC. His art career started as political cartoonist for the Baltimore Afro-American. Bearden painted abstract pictures for a time but found more success when he began to combine his paintings with different collage techniques. He gained  recognition after a major art exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, and in 1967 organized a major exhibit of 55 African American Artists. Romare Bearden, The...

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Oscar De La Renta

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in Fashion Design, FattaCast™, Studio | 0 comments

Oscar De La Renta

Oscar de la Renta is a celebrated fashion designer who’s known for his luxuriously styled designs that suited socialites, Hollywood celebrities, international elites as well as US first ladies including Jackie Kennedy, Betty Ford, Nancy Reagan, Laura and Barbara Bush, Hillary Clinton, and Michelle Obama. Oscar was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1932 and traveled to Spain to study at the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid when he was 18 years old. He dreamed of becoming an abstract painter but fashion design quickly became his...

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Frida Kahlo

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in FattaCast™, Studio | 0 comments

Frida Kahlo

Few stories in art history are more tragic than Frida Kahlo’s, as a child she was disabled by polio, in 1925 when Frida was eighteen she was seriously injured in a bus crash which left her in severe pain for most of her life. A promising medical student before the crash, Frida painted from her bed during her slow and arduous recovery was forced to undergo painful and multiple surgeries. She painted numerous portraits integrating symbolism to express her personal suffering and physical pain. She was inspired by Mexican folk culture and...

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Course Syllabus

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, Featured Pages, Studio | 0 comments

Course Syllabus

Welcome to mrfatta.com where you will find hundreds of art making projects mixed with a variety of themes and topics. Here you can hone your art making skills and discover the artist within, uncover the secret techniques of the Masters, dive deep to explore your favorite subjects, understand the life and times of artists past, and examine the styles and trends of art today. Click more and explore the plethora of resources aimed to engage you in the arts, help you develop your portfolio, search for work, find a college, and plan your future...

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Google Portfolio

Posted by on Sep 2, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, Featured Pages, Studio | 0 comments

Google Portfolio

A digital portfolio can be created using Google Slides, which we will called Google Portfolio for the sake of the course. The portfolio will come to represent all the work you created throughout the year. Your portfolio will include projects you created throughout the course. All projects are graded from the students’ Google Portfolio; it is how work is handed in through out the course of the year. All students are require to be able to optimize images from Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and other applications (converting an Adobe image...

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Pixel Awards

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Animation, Computer Art Graphics, Fashion Design, FattaCast™, Featured Pages, Studio | 0 comments

Pixel Awards

Since 2015, the Pixel Awards have celebrated the artistic creations of the class and awarded the artists behind the work. In 2017  Third Annual Pixel Awards will celebrated the creation of art work and the artists behind the work. One Pixel Trophy will be awarded for Best Portfolio along with three Pixel Medals recognizing the achievements in different categories and subjects studied in each class. Here how it works. Use the portfolio rubric below to assess your art work and the overall presentation of your accomplishments. Prepare your...

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Online Painting Tools

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Computer Art Graphics, Featured Pages, Studio | 0 comments

Online Painting Tools

Online painting software, some times called open source software, will provide you with a variety of Internet sites that allow you to draw and paint directly on a web browser on their Chromebook or desktop computer. Explore the following sites in the order they appear. Using the tutorials provided complete the following projects using the different tools each site provides. Create and save a collection of different images from the sites and combine them in a multilayered work by opening them all in a single Sumopaint. Like Photoshop,...

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Artists’ Sketchbook

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Featured Pages, Studio | 0 comments

Artists’ Sketchbook

Artists have kept sketchbooks to record observations, develop artistic skill and ideas since dawn of paper. Artists and designers alike keep an ongoing journal to practice their drawing technique and develop ideas and products. Besides an inspiring name for a mutant turtle in a secret underground ninja order, Leonardo was an extremely talented boy from the town of Vinci during the mid 1400’s. People who knew him recognized his creative talents, studying and drawing subjects from a wide range of topics and studies, from architecture to...

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College Portfolio Requirements

Posted by on Aug 20, 2017 in FattaCast™, Featured Pages, Studio | 0 comments

College Portfolio Requirements

All students are expected to maintain a digital portfolio using Google Slides, which will be hence called, Google Portfolio for the sake of the course. The portfolio will come to represent all the work generated throughout the year. It will include 20 -30 images representing the various units and lessons explored throughout the course. All projects are graded from the students’ Google Portfolio; it is how work is handed in through out the course of the year. Graduation may seem to be far in the future but it will be here before you know...

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