This is an example of a HIGH quality student portfolio of their art. Use this as a model for your portfolio for your mid year exam.
This assignment was seen on Mr. Dexter's Art Blog HERE
Create a series of six drawings that convey a progression of motion.
Complete the following planning sheet HERE
Finalize sketch and create pencil drawing on long panoramic paper
Critique and edit final drawing
Long Term Sketchbook Drawing of Fully Developed Idea
Create a drawing in your sketchbook of a fully developed idea that shows
SPACE, DEPTH, LIGHTING, FORM and VALUE
Spend time brainstorming and sketching an original idea
Ask yourself "Which idea is the most original and unique"
Show sketches to a friend or teacher, get feedback and suggestions
Transfer sketch to the full size page
Spend at least 4-5 hours on the drawing over the month working on the drawing
Be sure to include space, depth, lighting, form and value
Due Date: Wednesday, October 23
Drawing of your hand from observation that shows value, shape and form
Create a series of drawings from OBSERVATION of your hand.
Create at least four drawings of your hand from observation
Use pencil for at least two of them
Observe the details of your hand
Take your time and don't rush
Demonstrate your understanding of value, shape and form
Level of evaluation
Evidence of observation of details
Understanding of value, shape and form
Due Date: Thursday, October 5
When an assignment is completed you will need to take a high quality photograph of your artwork.
Here are some tips:
Turn In the Photograph
Image before cropping and edits
Image after edits
This course is open to students of any and all drawing and painting skills. A wide variety of drawing and painting materials will be used, including but not limited to, charcoal, conte, graphite, watercolors, tempera and acrylic paints. Drawings from life and observation, as well as imaginative and expressive works of art, will be created. Art history, vocabulary and new techniques will be covered. Students will complete the course with an extensive Drawing and Painting portfolio.
Drawing and Painting