Last week’s Studio Habit of Mind was Understanding Art Worlds: I can learn about art careers and how artists work with other artists. Today’s link is about an art career called Imagineering. Yes, that’s a real job title and it combines many fields, like math, science, engineering, and art.
Below is a link for Khan Academy’s “Imagineering in a Box” course, which goes through 3 design stages: 1) Build your own world 2) Build your own attractions 3) Build your own character. This is a free course that provides a lot of information and creative opportunities.
A great UX design can be used by billions of people. When you’re using an app, you’re using an artist’s design, specifically a UX designer’s product. Take a look at how UX designers think and solve problems.
Jen Stark is a contemporary artist who creates paintings, sculptures, installations, and public artworks. Here’s her website to see more of her artworks.
Rose Blue Eyes is a Navajo Weaver who creates traditional rugs. She engages and persists with a complex and challenging art form.
Almost everything you use during your day was designed by an industrial designer. From your water bottle to your notebook, an industrial designer had to think of what it would look like and how it would work.
Round Robin: What are common items that an industrial designer could redesign to be easier for everyone to use?
Where do you see art? Street art is art that is outside of buildings, sometimes on walls. How does street art change a place? How would you react when if you saw this art around you?
Goal: I can make artwork based on the world around me.
What do museums look like? This is the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. It is one of the most famous museums in the world. What do you notice about the building?