Sketchbook No.4: Metamorphosis or Hybrid


acorn to bee


DUE DATE:
Red Day -Wednesday , November 29th

Blue Day – Thursday, November 30th


Essential Question(s):

1. How does the choice of medium effect a work of art?

2. What impact can the Elements of Art, VALUE + TEXTURE, create when used together?

3. How are the Principles of Design, CONTRAST + RHYTHM or CONTRAST + UNITY,  used to strengthen the overall composition?

 Mastery Objective(s): The student will…

1. demonstrate his/her understanding of the Elements of Art, value + texture, and Principles of Design, contrast + rhythm/contrast + unity, by successfully creating a uniquely, innovative metamorphosis or hybrid.


Directions:
You have a choice for this sketchbook assignment between either 1. METAMORPHOSIS or 2. a HYBRID!
The requirements will be nearly the same for both, they are as follows:

REQUIREMENTS

**** You must show your own thinking – start by brainstorming with a written list of ideas and then start @ LEAST 4 THUMBNAIL sketches of your ideas! DO NOT COPY anything from the internet!

1.Must use 85% of your paper on a 1 page spread. *if you have a smaller sketchbook, you are required to complete a 2 page spread.

METAMORPHOSIS – you can spread your transformations/transitions out by using a 2 page spread spread! (you may have a little more negative space if you use 2 pages)

HYBRID – if you use a 1 page spread it MUST take up at least 85% of the composition     *DO NOT PLACE subject matter in the center of your page! REMEMBER the Rule of Thirds!

2. Show VALUE + TEXTURE!

3.  METAMORPHOSIS: Show CONTRAST + RHYTHM

HYBRID: Show CONTRAST + UNITY

4.  METAMORPHOSIS: must have 4 transformations/transitions 

     HYBRID: Must have more than 2 being combined

5. MEDIUM(s):

GRAPHITE: pencil + ebony pencil

– you can use a little color (like the paintbrushes turning into asparagus)

OR

BLACK SHARPIE combined with Prismacolor markers (like the banana-octopus)

OR

WATERCOLOR!   

-you can also use watercolor graphite!!!

6. Turn in on-time showing at least 4-5 hours of effort! *You are being gifted with 2 studio classes to work on this; it is not an entirely outside of class sketchbook assignment, therefore, it will not be accepted late.


CHOICE 1:
met·a·mor·pho·sis
/medəˈmôrfəsəs/
a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one, by natural or supernatural means.

 

Start with an object and transform it into something else, showing the phases in the metamorphosis!


CHOICE 2:

hy·brid

/hīˌbrid/
1.the offspring of two plants or animals of different species or varieties, such as a mule (a hybrid of a donkey and a horse).
2.a thing made by combining two different elements; a mixture.
Mix 2 animals together to create a new species!

HYBRID:  ANIMAL + ANIMAL

HYBRID: FOOD + ANIMAL

 

 HYBRID: MAN-MADE vs. NATURE

 

 

 

HYBRID: OBJECT +OBJECT

 

HYBRID: HUMAN + ANIMAL


 

STUDENT SAMPLES:

 

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