Olympia

High School

1302 North Street
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 596-7000
Attendance: (360) 596-7003
Fax: (360) 596-7001

ALL PROJECTS WILL BE GRADED ON THE DUE DATE TO REPRESENT THE WORK IN PROGRESS. YOU MAY CONTINUE WORKING ON PROJECTS UNTIL THE END OF THE TERM. YOUR EMPLOYABILITY SCORE MAY BE AFFECTED DEPENDING ON YOUR PUNCTUALITY AND WORK ETHIC DURING THE PROJECT.

 

 

WATERCOLOR - depth

Due 1/13/2017

TOTAL 50 pts

1. TECHNIQUES 10 pts
Wet wash - get the paper wet and first then blend two colors on the wet paper
dry brush - get paint on the brush, then dry it out as much as possible to paint dry textures
layering - paint thin layers on top of dry paint 
 
2. DEPTH 10 pts
Demonstrate the illusion of depth (choose 3)
  • overlapping - closer is in front
  • size - closer is bigger
  • perspective 
  • saturation - closer is more colorful, further is hazy
  • composition - closer is lower
 
3. PAINT FROM OBSERVATION or reference (not abstract) 10 pts
4. MIX COLORS 10 pts
5. CLEAN, COMPLETE, QUALITY 10 pts

 

HOLIDAY CARDS

Due 12/16/2016

TOTAL 60 pts

Submit a proposal for ONE of the following options:

  • Choose 1 illustration for 60 pts
  • Choose 2 designs for 30 pts each
  • Choose 3 designs for 20 pts each

Demonstrate 3 days of work on your holiday cards and submit by the deadline.

 

PERSPECTIVE DRAWING 

Due 12/7/2016

TOTAL: 40 pts 

10 pts - Draw the school interior in perspective

10 pts - Demonstrate proper tools: hard/soft pencils, rulers, erasers, blender

10 pts - Shading/highlights

10 pts - Quality, clean, complete

 

 

WORLD ART RESEARCH & PROJECT

Due 11/28/2016

TOTAL: 40 pts

  • Investigate traditional cultures around the world.
  • Create a project inspired by the techniques and esthetics of various world art cultures.

 

 

COLLAGE

  

Due 11/10/2016

TOTAL: 50 pts 

10 pts - CONTRAST. Create contrast to highlight your main subject.

10 pts - RULE OF THIRDS. Create interest by positioning the main subject on the thirds.

10 pts - COLLAGE. Demonstrate collage paper technique.

10 pts - MULTI-MEDIA. Include other media such as paint, pen, or drawing.

10 pts - QUALITY, COMPLETION, CRAFTSMANSHIP. Demonstrate skill and care in overall appearance.

 

 

PROPAGANDA POSTER 

Due 10/26/2016

TOTAL: 50 pts 

(choose 5 to be graded)

10 pts - COLOR SCHEME. Choose an overall color scheme that is analogous, contrasting, or monochromatic.

10 pts - PEN TEXTURES. Demonstrate 3 different pen textures like we practiced in class.

10 pts - COMPOSITION. Arrange your main subject with rule of 3rds.

10 pts - TEXT. Clear and legible.

10 pts - BIAS. Demonstrate a bias typical of a propaganda poster.

10 pts - METAPHOR. Create a metaphor to illustrate a complex idea.