Tues 10/24 Zoom | Mon 11/06 In-person
Midterm Presentations | Design Process



This week you present the Midterm Project 5: Texture. Once you present the midterm you will evaluate how it can be improved or edited as Project 6: Texture | Version 2 to explore different creative processes while conveying content through form.

We will also do the Midterm Self-Evaluation individual reviews.

Homework Due for Class 8

Pen and Ink Drawing Tutorials:

Finalize Project 5 | Texture and upload to your E-portfolio along with the written critique to present in class

Finalize your midterm self-evaluation to present on the individual midterm reviews.

Make sure your Project 5 is uploaded to Brightspace for presentation. You will read Project 5 self-critique as part of your midterm assessment.

3" x 4" Viewfinder | Magazines | Sketchbook | HB Mechanical Pencil | Eraser | Ruler | PITT Pen (Black)


Reminder: Your midterm grades are available in BrightSpace under Grades. Students who are failing the class can withdraw from the course until March 27 without having their GPA affected. Please note that students who are a FAFSA recipients may have to pay back part of the tuition if their enrollment falls below a certain amount of credits. Do consider the choices wisely and seek academic advise.

In Class

Attendance & Critique

Project 5 | Texture Critique.

Project 5 | Texture update

Individual midterm self-evaluation reviews

Midterm Presentations and Self-critique reading

Project 6 | Texture | Version 2 Improve your Texture Midterm project as discussed in class. Your goal is to improve the Texture project based on our class discussion through creative solutions that involve minimum editing solutions.

Homework for Class 9

Project 6 | Texture | Version 2: Improve your Texture Midterm project as discussed in class. Your goal is to improve the Texture project based on our class discussion through creative solutions that involve minimum editing solutions. Due at the beginning of Class 9.

On your sketchbook or notebook handwrite the definitions for the words below. Once you are done take a picture of the vocab words and upload them in BrightSpace:
Value Range, Tint, Shade, Value Contrast, Achromatic Gray, Chiaroscuro, Value Pattern, Shading, Shaped Value Gradation, Figure/Ground Value Reversal, Low Key, High Key, Subjective, Expressive, Rhythm, Movement, Closure, Scale, Atmospheric Perspective.
You can find some of the definitions under the link Resources/Vocabulary Words, in "Design Basics", or researching the web. Due at the beginning of Class 9.

After going through the presentation on Value and reading Design Basics: Value find visual examples for the terms below and post them to Brightspace post 7. Design Basics Value. Due at the beginning of Class 10.
Representational Illusion of Light
Non-representational Illusion of Light
Value Pattern
Chiaroscuro
Low Key
High Key
Atmospheric Perspective
Physical Space
Psychological Space

White Acrylic Paint | Black Acrylic Paint | All Paintbrushes | Scissors | Mixing Palette | Container for Water | Drawing Paper | Bristol Board | Ruler | Pencils | Xacto Knife | Rubber Cement.