School of Art
Self Portraits
Name: ___________________ Teacher:
Date : ___________________ Title of Work: ___________________
 
Criteria
Points
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Technical Accuracy
You can tell what the student was observing in the drawing, but proportions are not correct. Did not observe and draw any points of overlap. Drawing lacks almost all details.
Somewhat drew what was seen however proportions are not exact; student did not observe and draw points of overlap. Drawing is somewhat detailed.
Attempted to draw what was seen. Attempted to draw proportions correctly and points of overlap. Drawing is expressive and somewhat detailed.
Draw what you see, not what you know. Accurately drew shapes, proportions, contours and details. Drawing is expressive and detailed.
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Shading/Value
Student incorporated 2-3 ranges from the value scale with very rough transitions. Only used 1 shading technique. Very vague representations of highlights, shadows and light source.
Student incorporated 4-5 ranges from the value scale with rough transitions. Student used 1 shading technique. Some highlights and shadows are observed, but not very accurately and they do not match the light source.
Student incorporated 6-7 ranges from the value scale with smooth transitions. Student used 2 shading techniques to create value. Student observed and shaded highlights and shadows. Viewer can see where the light source comes from.
Student successfully incorporated all 8 ranges from the gradient scale with smooth transitions. Student used at least 3 shading techniques to create value. Student accurately observed and shaded highlights and shadows, and the direction of the light source is apparent.
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Elements of Art
Student unsuccessfully uses the elements; shows a very minimal understanding of the basics. Student uses real line.
Student attempts to use the elements. Student shows a minimal understanding of the basics of the elements. Student uses real line.
Student uses the elements to create a successful artwork. Student understands the basics but has not experimented. Student uses real and implied line.
Student understands and uses the elements (line, shape, form, space, texture, value, & color) to create a successful and interesting artwork. Student has a strong sense of line, both real and implied.
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Composition
Student did not use the principles well to create an interesting composition. Did not use space well; drawing only takes up ½ of the paper space.
Student attempted to use principles to create a composition. Attempted to use the positive and negative space well on paper; drawing takes up ½-3/4 of the paper space.
Student attempted to use principles to create a composition. Attempted to use the positive and negative space well on paper; drawing takes up ½-3/4 of the paper space.
Student understands and uses principles of art (rhythm, movement, balance, proportion, variety, emphasis, harmony and unity) to create a strong and interesting composition. Utilized the positive and negative space extremely well on the paper.
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Creativity
Student has not made much attempt to meet the requirements of the assignment. A majority of the assignment has been copied from another source.
Student has copied from another source. There is little evidence of creativity, but the student has done the assignment.
Student has taken the technique being studied and has used source material as a starting place. The student's personality comes through in parts of the painting. Everything is original.
Student has taken the technique being studied and applied it in a way that is totally his/her own. The student's personality/voice comes through. Everything is original.
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