Tuesday, 19 May 2015

"How do you teach your teacher a different way to teach"

So recently my art teacher Mrs. Rose has been bringing her guitar to school and has been learning how to play by students showing her chords and such. So one day last week i was watching her learn the chords and it made me feel upset a little bit. The reason why it made me feel that way is because she was making it look so easy. I've had my guitar sitting in my closet for 2 years because every time i would try and learn i would just get so frustrated and give up. But she then said to me "why don't we learn together?". This made me feel happy again because now I am learning with her. She was my motivation for me to learn, so i thank her for that. 

It would be greatly appreciated if you could reply back to this question: "How do you teach your teacher a different way to teach?"

Here is Mrs. Rose's blog post about this. 

My opinion on that question is its very difficult to for a teacher to teach things different ways. I myself have personally struggled with this. Throughout all my math classes I've learned different than most people. In grade school i was taught one way and then once i came to high school it was like "wow, this is going to be hard to learn it all over again just in a different way. So I showed my teacher the way i was taught in grade school and she had to make sure it was right and it was and the thing is it was much easier for me to do it my way, then the way my teacher was showing me. So overall, sometime students show teachers new ways to teach things and it really helps some other students because its an easier way (or at least I think so). 

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Who decides if you are an artist?

Something that I love most is technology. I have my phone with me 24/7 and am always on it pretty much. The way technology has evolved is crazy. Well so has the way art is shared as well. Like my art teacher Mrs. Rose has said in her recent blog post (https://storify.com/ColleenKR/who-decides-if-you-are-an-artist), art is now shown over social media such as Instagram, Facebook, twitter etc. You do not have to physically see the artwork now in a gallery, but over technology. How cool is that? My opinion on sharing your artwork over social media is much more effective because more and more people can view it. I think its awesome. 

This question "Would you post your art on the internet or not?" gives me mixed signals because for one: I would love to share my art over the internet, but the downfall of that would be other people trying to steal your picture of your art unless you put your name on it somewhere. (copyright)

I absolutely love the idea about collaborating with other people on this website. I think I am going to post something on that website and see what other people can come up with for making my art even better.