Art 134 Fundamentals

Final Portfolio Checklist

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ART 134 FUNDAMENTALS – FINAL PORTFOLIOS DUE MONDAY, APRIL 15 AT 4:00 pm

 

The critique room will be open for portfolio drop-off between 2-4 pm, the door will be locked at 4:00 pm sharp. Portfolios will be submitted to the designated area assigned in the Hub crit room, you must sign your work in.

  1. All work must be in the proper chronological order with all work facing the same direction, and in a consistent orientation( horizontals/ verticals, each, one way).
  2. All work inside must be labeled with the student’s full name and class and project on the back of each piece.
  3. All work must be presented in a professional manner. Overall sloppiness such as torn corners, extraneous folds, or otherwise unconsidered presentation will affect the grade in the negative.
  4. Work prone to smudging should be sprayed with fixative.
  5. You should include all work including any failed attempts to begin, revisions, and include any extra innovations, or other evidence of self initiative, or research.
  6. All work should be handed in a professional portfolio or well crafted substitute, which is clearly labeled with the student’s name and course number. The label should be sturdy and applied with professional care.
  7. All work must only have been created for this course, and shall not have been handed in for any other course or purpose.
  8. All work will have been created only by the student whose name it bears.
  9. All work should show demonstrated development, initiative, and professionalism of presentation, professional participation, in response to the specific challenges of the individual projects.
  10. All projects should demonstrate maximum quantity of quality work.
  11. Good luck, I look forward to seeing the work.

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—2nd half of class—-

This list is for the 2nd half of class, but the entire term of work needs to be in handed in.  Place a single sheet of newsprint between the two halves of the term (mark it 2nd half of class/portfolio).

 

PROJECT 5: REDUCTIVE STILL LIFE DRAWINGS

5.1 Reductive Still Life study (in-class)

5.2 Major Project – Reductive Still Life study (homework)

 

PROJECT 6: INTRO TO COLOR

6.1 Color Wheel

6.2 Quick study of a piece of fruit – local color + black & white only

6.3 Quick study of a piece of fruit – local color + color only (no black or white paint)

6.4 Study of a piece of fruit (homework) – any/all color options

6.5 Painting of folded paper still life

6.6 Major Project — Chuck Close color tiles part 1

 

PROJECT 7: COLOR HARMONIES

7.1 Chuck Close color tiles part 2

7.2 Description of landscape piece in sketchbook using color vocabulary

7.3 Major Project – Landscape painting

7.4 Pixelized landscape color analysis

 

PROJECT 8: COLOR STILL LIFE PAINTING

8.1 Yellow/light and Blue/shadow only quick color value studies (1-2, in class)

8.2 Still life study with either warm or cool light temperature (homework)

8.3 Long brush quick studies (x2, in class)

8.4 Major Project – Extended still life study (in class & hw)

 

Additional considerations:

-Artist Presentation (4%)

-Professionalism (10% of EVERY PROJECT)

-Sketchbook (this does not get marked independently, but it is a great place to show any additional work, record class notes, research and personal initiative which can positively influence other marks)

 

Please do not use extra papers, wrapping, clips, etc. in your portfolio. You may use an occasional sheet of newsprint to protect/separate a charcoal drawing, but more than this should not be necessary. Portfolios will be available to pick up on Monday, April 22nd. You must also clean out your locker during this week (remember to claim your Chuck Close piece).

 

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