The finished art will be evaluated using the rubric as a project grade (100 points).

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Self-Portrait Rubric

 

Excellent

Good

Adequate

Unsatisfactory

 

Creativity

Totally original design, no element is an exact copy of designs seen in source material. (10)

Most of the art is unique, but 1 part or area may be copied from source material, or very similar. (8)

Some aspects of the art are unique, but several parts or areas are copied from source materials or other students. (6)

The art is a copy of something seen in source material or one made by another student (the majority of the art is copied) – very little originality. (4)

 

Time and Effort

Class time was used very wisely, student is always on task.  Student came to extra help as needed to hand the project in on time. (10)

Class time was used wisely, student is almost always on task, but may need occasional reminders.  Student came to extra help as needed to hand the project in on time, but needed to be invited more than once. (8)

Class time could have been used more wisely, student is off task during many class periods, and needs reminders almost every day. Student came to extra help to hand the project in on time or a bit late, but needed to be invited many, many times. (6)

Class time was frequently wasted by off task behaviors (talking, moving around the room unnecessarily.  Even with many reminders student did not attend extra help or attended so infrequently or late that the project was more than two weeks overdue. (4)

 

Drawing

The self-portrait includes a drawing from observation which has been changed in a very visually interesting way in Photoshop – changing the size, color, transparency, or by use of filters (20)

The self-portrait includes a drawing from observation which has been changed in an interesting way in Photoshop – changing the size, color, transparency, or by use of filters (17)

The self-portrait includes a drawing from observation which has been changed in Photoshop – changing the size, color, transparency, or by use of filters - but perhaps more could have been done (14)

The self-portrait includes a drawing from observation which has very little change in Photoshop – much more could have been done (11)

 

Design

Design of the background images show the “artist thinking”:  sizes, lines, colors, shapes, balance and opacity are changed for emphasis and to communicate to the viewer (20)

Design of the background images show some of the “artist thinking”: some sizes, lines, colors, shapes, balance and opacity are changed for emphasis and to communicate to the viewer (17)

Design of the background images show very little of the “artist thinking”: few sizes, lines, colors, shapes, balance and opacity are changed for emphasis and to communicate to the viewer (14)

Design of the background images show almost no “artist thinking”: almost no sizes, lines, colors, shapes, balance and opacity are changed for emphasis and to communicate to the viewer (11)

 

Photoshop Technique

Photoshop techniques were used with great skill – the manipulation of images is “seamless”, absolutely nothing is distracting (20)

Photoshop techniques were used with skill – the manipulation of images is almost “seamless” everywhere, almost nothing is distracting (17)

Photoshop techniques were used with some skill – there is  manipulation of images, but a few spots are distracting – ex. rough cuts, pieces cut off, edges that shouldn’t be there (14)

Photoshop techniques need improvement – there is some manipulation of images, but many spots are distracting – ex. Several rough cuts, pieces cut off, edges that shouldn’t be there – which detract from the overall image (11)

 

Commun-ication

The finished self-portrait communicates very clearly to the viewer the artists interests, dreams, hopes and/or events (20)

The finished self-portrait communicates somewhat clearly to the viewer the artists interests, dreams, hopes and/or events (17)

The finished self-portrait communicates with difficulty to the viewer the artists interests, dreams, hopes and/or events (14)

The finished self-portrait does not communicates to the viewer the artists interests, dreams, hopes and/or events (11)