CLOTHING AS A SELF-PORTRAIT
an article of clothing (MUST be made of fabric!) that you identify as being special to you. It could be a gift from someone, clothing from a special event, something that you wearevery day, a uniform, or even a childhood costume that you still have.
the item(s) you have chosen in such a way that they will create a dynamiccomposition. Consider hanging the item on something unexpected, spreading the item out insuch a way that we would not normally expect to see it, showcasing the item with other objectsthat relate to you in order to create visual movement, etc.
the scene to create lots of contrast and shadows - use a table lamp, a spotlight, a ﬂashlight, or another source.
your drawing by ﬁrst completing three different thumbnail sketches of your set-up in your sketchbook. Make sure to consider the “keys to composition”: size, view, and placement.
12” x 18” paper (or larger)
Art II GT
18” x 24” paper (or larger)
Thumbnail Sketches: Minimum of three thumbnail sketches in your sketchbook
arrangements/views of your collection
In-Progress Check & Discussion: Minimum of 3 hours completed thus far on your
ﬁnal drawing, you must BRING IN your drawing to get a grade for this
Final, completed drawing is DUE! If you won’t be here, turn it in early! Appel • Art 2 / Art 2 GT You may use charcoal OR drawing pencils to complete this assignment.