Perception

Figurative Sculpture Project

NAME: ______________________________

Assessment Rubric

Step 1: Research (35)

- Artists' Name (2)

- Artwork Title (2)

- Medium (2)

- Date (2)

- Describe what you see. (2)

- How are the elements of art visible on this sculpture? (2)

- Talk about the scale of the artwork (2)

- What do you think is the meaning of this work? What symbolism do you think it has? Explain or motivate your answer. (4)

- How does the medium influence its meaning? (2)
  • Complete a set of figure drawings during class time (10)
  • Collect 10 examples of figurative sculptures (5)

Step 2: Planning (30)

  • brainstorming possible ideas - rough draft (1 page) (5)
  • source image (1 page) (5)
  • theme proposal/intention and explanation (1 page) (10)
  • 2 rough sketches (2 pages) (5)
  • process images (1-2 pages) (5)

Step 3: Reflection (10)

Write a full page reflection on the planning and making of your sculpture? What did you learn during the process? What did you enjoy? What would you change or improve on? What was exciting? What was positive about the art-making process? Overall, how do you think you did?

Overall Presentation of Visual Diary (10)

Presentation will be graded on neatness, creativity and effort.

Part 2: Artwork

- The element of the human figure or human experience has

clearly been represented. (20)

- The theme is clearly represented. (10)

- The sculpture is figurative and not a figurine. (5)

- The structure is durable and much effort has gone into sculpting. (5)

- Neatness, Creativity, Originality and Effort. (10)