Demonstrate Knowledge of Negative Space.
For this section of the exam, you will be challenged to create a drawing by only drawing the shapes in the negative space. We spent a lot of time doing this earlier in the year, because it helps an artist see the whole composition rather than only the subject. This process was meant to help you see more, and I want you to demonstrate what you can see now that you've had a year of practice.
You may want to practice, or at least re-visit the assignment page for this project before the exam to be sure you're actually seeing the shapes in the negative space.
Discuss the 3 printmaking processes we studied this year.
There will a short answer section on the exam that requires you to describe (in detail) the process we used for Relief Printing, Mono-Printing, and Drypoint Etching. As you describe these processes, you'll need to discuss the tools used, and the order of the procedures for each.
Art Advocacy Essay
The final portion of your exam will require you to craft a well-written, succinct, and personal essay about the importance of art in education. This essay should be written from personal experience and should also briefly address the research of Sir Ken Robinson (discussed in class earlier this year).
View these YouTube links to better inform your essay:
Do Schools Kill Creativity
Changing Education Paradigms
Be aware of your spelling and grammar as you write. Essays entries should be a minimum of three paragraphs, and should be thoughtfully organized. It is highly recommended that you brainstorm and pre-write first.