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Jane Ann Wynn
Slightly to the North of Baltimore
I am an artist- I make things for a living-I wake up happy, I take care of cats, I love a lot, & I am a Hunter-Gatherer!
Interests: collage, robots, bunnies, art, hello kitty, death cab for cutie, collecting, photos, coffee shops, digital photography, sushi, atheism, victoriana, halloween, ephemera, found objects, altered art, indian food, ambient, bjork, tori amos, the postal service, assemblage, polaroid manipulations, altered books, patina, art galleries, jewelry design, wilco, bathrooms, photo booths, skeleton keys, cats, portishead, crafts, antiques, collages, art journals, coffee, jewelry making, journaling, india, artists, rilo kiley, dead can dance, beading, mixed media art, regina spektor, beads, metal, adornment, altoids, amélie, annette messager, apparitions, assemblage art, atheists, azure ray, bones, cabinet cards, cyclone, cyclones, daguerreotype, dave mckean, day of the dead, dias de los muertos, dresden dolls, eva hesse, floria sigismondi, fortune cookies, found-object art, found-objects, freaks, frida kahlo, ghost photos, hair art, hair dye, hair extensions, hair jewelry, hand made books, hans bellmer, idolatry, infant of prague, jane, joel peter witkin, john william waterhouse, joseph cornell, juxtapoz, kiki smith, lisa gerard, little red rocket, mark ryden, medical photography, mementos, mourning jewelry, mutter museum, nouvelle vague, octopus, oddities, old photos, organs, perth, polaroid transfers, pre-raphaelites, prop replica, props, rasputina, relics, reliquaries, renee stout, robert rauschenberg, rust, sacred heart, saint dymphna, seven deadly sins, shadow boxes, shellyan orphan, shrines, siamese twins, sondre lerche, tegan and sara, the decemberists, the lucksmiths, the magnetic fields, the rentals, the venture brothers, tintypes, tornado, tornadoes, victorian era, vintage art, vintage paper, vintage photos, voodoo, women artists, Objects & Elements,
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For your exam: *Come to your Exam on time. If that means making plans to be here early than please do. You can't be late. Once the exam starts I am shutting the door. You have 1 hour to complete this. Materials to bring: Ruler Drawing Pencils 4H, H, B,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Professorwynn
Assignment Concept: When you were young and using crayons, markers or colored pencils to color, you usually would pick one color and fill in the empty space. But using one color can be limiting. Art work can be more vibrant and rich if layered. For instance, if you were going... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Professorwynn
Materials: Smart Phone/Camera Printer Bristol - 8 x 10 (no smaller) Gouche Brushes Palette Pencil to trace Painters Tape-You can use painters tape around the edges of your Bristol paper to create a nice clean border before you paint. It is also used for tracing. Objective: Create a Monochromatic painting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Professorwynn
Materials: Magazines, glossy print ads, postcards, anything printed professionally, fabric. NOT anything printed off your printers at home *Gouache *White plastic palette to mix paints (Or palette paper or a white ceramic dish) Brushes Water *Bristol Sheet: 11 x 14 cut into 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 squares (You should... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Professorwynn
First Letter of Your First Name: A: Hairy B: Evil C: Kooky D: Tiny E: Dancing F: Sparkly G: Creepy H: Enchanted I: Hangry (angry-hungry) J: BIG K:Strange L: Winged M: Masked N: Zombie O:Fanged P: Furry Q: Pretty R: Jumping S: Conjoined T:Dripping U: Happy V: Sleepy W: Wild... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Professorwynn
A nice video I came across on YouTube on Shading. Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Professorwynn
Goal: To observe and draw a grouping of cups with proper ellipses Materials: Pencils Bristol Paper 8 x 10 with a 1 inch border (Inside final size is 6 x 8) Eraser Ruler 1. Set up a few cups in front of you (*have fun and be creative with the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at Professorwynn
Posting this Project Sheet for anyone who might have lost it or missed getting it. (Click on the image to see full size) Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Professorwynn
"Cross-contour lines are very much an attitude about and approach to drawing. They are the lines that reflect the movement of your eye in and around what you see. While contour lines describe edges, cross-contours describe form and volume." Materials: Bristol Paper 11 x 14 Drawing pencils Eraser Ruler Hands... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2017 at Professorwynn
I love the magazine Hi-Fructose. It always has something interesting about the current art world. "Hi-Fructose is a quarterly print art magazine, founded by artists, Attaboy and Annie Owens in 2005. Hi-Fructose focuses squarely on the art which transcends genre and trend, assuring readers thorough coverage and content that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Professorwynn
DUE: (Section 002: September 6th/Section 005: September 11th) EDIT (Grading Criteria Below) Materials: * Sketchbook *Any kind of Vegetable(s) or Fruit(s) set up in front of you that you can look at and draw in a variety of ways * Pencils, pens, color pencils, paint- ANYTHING you want to use... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Professorwynn
2D PROCESS ART103 FALL 2017 Prof. Jane Wynn Email: Office Hours: Arrange a time before or after class (Teaching: Monday 9-1 or Wednesday 9-6pm weekly) Blog: I will also announce updates to the blog via-Blackboard Course Description: Introduction to & exploration of the elements and principles of two-dimensional... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2017 at Professorwynn
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Materials: Gouache Brushes palette Bristol paper pencil to draw your leaves Scissors or Xacto to cut down paper leaves Objective: Paint 4 fall leaves in all of their original colors:(* My Sample that I painted to show you it doesn't take much time to do a nice painted study) Look... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2016 at Professorwynn
Tis the season for Spooky-Scary! So in the Spirit of the season I want you to create a drawing using "no starting lines" Just the graphite pencil & your eraser (white pencil or chalk optional) Here's How: Materials 6B or 8B graphite pencil (DARK!) Eraser Bristol cut to size: 7... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at Professorwynn
The Project: Negative Space Drawing Type of project: Exercise/Drawing Skill Level: Easy/medium DUE: The week of Sept 18th (Monday Class)- & Sept 20th (Wednesday Class) Materials: 1. Sheet of your Bristol paper: 11 x 14 2 Scissors: CUT DOWN bristol paper to 9 x 12. Once Cut to 9 x... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at Professorwynn
Complementary Colors: Using Gouache paint- Only: Red/Green+shade (Black) and tint (White) Only: Blue/Orange+shade (Black) and tint (White) Only: Yellow/Violet +shade (Black) and tint (White) *Remember Yellow is complicated & can shift to olive green when shaded Subject: "PORTRAIT" of a Famous Person-Actor/Actress/Scientist/Historical/Sports/Music/Comedy/Etc -Minimal Background in image please (Print out no... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2016 at Professorwynn
Materials: 11 x 14 Bristol Paper Ruler to draw 1 inch border A range of your graphite pencils from H's to B's Canister Eraser for precision Blending tool (tortillion, blending stump, or dry brush) Pencil Sharpener Project Specs: Create a 1 inch border inside (You will break the border with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2015 at Professorwynn