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SketchbookAssignment

Prompts
Onthefirstdayofclasseachweek(MondayorTuesday),yourpromptwillbegiven.Atthestartofthenextweekon
MondayorTuesday,thepreviousweekspageswillbegradedatthestartofclass,andthenextpromptwillbegiven.
Ifastudentisabsent,theywillnotgetextendedtimetofinishpages,andpagesfromthepreviousweekwillbedueas
soonastheyreturntoclass.
Thefreechoicepromptcanbeastudentsownidea,orcanbeatwopagespreadoftheweeksprompt.
Studentscaninterpretthepromptshoweverthewish,butallwordsanddrawingsmustbeschoolappropriate.
Grading
Eachsketchbookpageshouldfilltheentirepage,showforethought,planning,andsignificanteffort
Eachpageshouldtake1520minutes.Ifstudentsusetheirtimewisely,thisshouldbeabletobedoneduringclass.
Nolatesketchbookentrieswillbeaccepted.
SketchbooksarelateiftheyarenotreadyattheSTARTofclass.
Toreceiveagrade,astudentmusthaveadatestamponthissheet
Scores
10Thepageisfilledwithaninterestingandthoughtfuldesign.Therearemanydetails,includingabackground.
Drawing,coloring,cutting,and/orgluingaredonewithexcellentcraftsmanship
7Thepageisfilledwithadesign,butitissimple,rushed,ordonewithpoorcraftsmanship.
0Pageincomplete,ornotdoneatall

Due

Prompt

2/2324 LINE,SHAPE,ANDCOLOR:

Completed
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Designyourname.Uselines,shapes,andcolortoenhanceyourimage.Makeyourlettering
NEAT.Fillthepage,makeitBIG,becreative,etc.
FreeChoice

3/23

PATTERN(twopagespread):
Usefabricorcutcollagedpapertocreatepatternsona
twopagespread
andthenembellishthe
pagewithothermaterials.

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3/910

TEXTURE:
Find5differenttexturestoadd/glue/collageordrawontoapage.Addembellishmentstounifythe
page.

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FreeChoice

3/1617 SHAPE,VALUEANDCOLOR:

Createadesignusingonlyorganicorgeometricshapes.Createemphasisusingcolorandvalue

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FreeChoice

3/2324 UNITY:

Bringsomeitemsfromhometosharewiththeclass.Tradeitemswithseveralpeopleuntilyou
have5differentitems.Unifytheminasinglecomposition.

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FreeChoice

3/3031 FORM:

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4/1314 EMPHASIS:

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Createa2pagespreadwitha3Dpopupthatcomesupwhenyouopenthatpage.
Createa2pagespread

FreeChoice

EXTRACREDIT:Doanotherfreechoicepageoverbreakforextracredit!

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4/2021 LINE,COLOR,ANDUNITY:

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Useafavoritesongasastartingpoint.Writeyourfavoritepartofthelyricssomewhereonthe
page,andincorporateitintoadesign.Usecolortoexpresstheemotionofthesong.
FreeChoice

4/2728 REPETITION/PATTERNANDUNITY:

Chooseaninterestingphotofromtheinternet.Copyandpasteit9timesintoaworddocument,
thenprintthepage.Cutandcollagethecopiesontothepagebutchangethephotocopyevery
timeyouglueitdown.Createapatternandshowunityinthecomposition.

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FreeChoice

5/45

EMPHASIS:
Usinganenvelopeasthefocalpointofyourdesign,addotherelementstocreateadesign.

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FreeChoice

5/1112 CONTRASTANDBALANCE:

Collageitemsandimagesfrommagazinesandyourhandmadepapersshowingcontrastingcolors
andbalance.Youmayalsodraworpaintontopofyourcomposition.

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FreeChoice

5/1819 UNITY:

Usingonlymagazineclippings,createalandscapeorcityscape.

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FreeChoice

5/2627 REPETITION:

Createacompositionatleasttwoprintingplatesthatwehavemadeinclass(stamp,scratchfoam,
lino,&collagraph).Youmayborrowsomeoneelsesprintingplatewithpermission,butatleastone
plateusedinyourfinaldesignmustbeyourown.

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FreeChoice

6/12

DESIGN,CONTRAST,ANDVISUALTEXTURE:
Useyoursignaturestamp,foamprint,orlinoleumblocktoaddprintstoapage.Usecontrasting
colorsandtexturesfromtheprintstocreatethecomposition.

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FreeChoice

Last
dayof
class

UNITY(5twopagespreads=10completepages):
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Lookonlineorintheteachersjournalreferencebookstogetanideaforwhatyouwillcreate.Use
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goodunity,interestingcomposition,tellastory,orsimplydesign,draw,write,orcollagewhatever ___/10
comestoyou.Havefunandbecreative!

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