Finding Your Self: Working with Light

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Technical Skills

Exceeds the Standard
o Craftsmanship and presentation of your drawing is high quality.
o Your portrait is expertly rendered in full value.
o Volume and details of features show excellent mastery of charcoal and eraser handling.
o Your drawing has been spray fixed.
o Your paper is very tidy, with no wrinkles or bent edges.

Meets the Standard
o Craftsmanship and presentation of the drawing is good quality.
o Your portrait is rendered in full value.
o Volume of facial features shows good mastery of charcoal and eraser handling.
o Your drawing has been spray fixed.
o Your paper is tidy, with few wrinkles or bent edges.

Partially Meets the Standard
o Craftsmanship and presentation of the drawing is fair quality.
o Volume of facial features is not consistently clear.
o Your drawing has not been spray fixed.
o Your paper is messy, with some wrinkles and/or bent edges.

Does Not Meet the Standard
o This drawing is not complete and/or does not meet the criteria of the project.
o It is unacceptable in regards to presentation and craftsmanship.


Creative Problem-Solving

Exceeds the Standard
o Your portrait strongly resembles you; you have paid very close attention to the shape of your features.
o Great attention has been paid to accurately place and proportion features.
o There is excellent use of value to show the volume of your features.
o Your work demonstrates very good consistency of style in the way you have worked with the eraser and charcoal.

Meets the Standard
o Your portrait resembles you; you have paid attention to the shapes of your features.
o Good attention has been paid to accurately place and proportion features.
o There is good use of value to show the volume of your features.
o Your work demonstrates some consistency of style in the way you have worked with the eraser and charcoal.

Partially Meets the Standard
o Shape, placement and proportion of features need more attention.
o There is unclear use of value to show the volume of your features.
o Some aspects of your drawing are unclear due to inconsistencies in charcoal / eraser handling.

Does Not Meet the Standard
o This project does not meet the criteria of the project. It is unacceptable and/or incomplete.


Reasoning/Thinking Skills

In the space below, please justify your placement on the above rubric for BOTH the technical and creative problem-solving standards. Each justification should be at least 3 to 4 complete sentences. Use the back of the sheet as necessary to complete your answers.

1. Technical Skills Justification:





2. Creative Problem-Solving Skills Justification:







3. Why did we first cover the paper in charcoal? What did doing that force you to have to do? What was that experience like?










4. How did you choose the way you handled your eraser and charcoal? How does that complement your portrait, emotionally and stylistically?