Sketchbook Assignments


  • Sketchbook Assignments are due Tuesday of each week.


    Sketchbooks are an important tool for an artists to:

    - develop artistic ideas

    - develop drawing skills

    - develop observational drawing 

    - develop compositions

    - analyze  artworks and historical references

    - explore art media

    - create a visual journal

    - visual note-taking

    - enrich and reinforce classroom concepts

    - have a creative outlet, personal expression

    - encourage the habit of daily creative production

    Grading of Assignments:

    Each sketchbook assignment is graded on a four point scale. The points are averaged at the end of the marking period.

    4 pts. - Expresses and organizes ideas and images with a high degree of effectiveness

    3 pts. - Expresses and organizes ideas and images with considerable effectiveness

    2 pts. - Expresses and organizes ideas and images with some effectiveness

    1 pts. - Expresses and organizes ideas and images with limited effectiveness

    0 pts. - No attempt was made to complete the assignment or communicate to the teacher any issue, concern, or confusion relating to the assignment or due date.