Contour Line & Oil Pastels
Completion of Requirements (1pt. each)
Photo formatted properly in Photoshop
Contour lines & image transferred properly
Oil pastels practiced in sketchbook/art card
Color scheme successfully executed
Well written blurb designed and attached
Criterion below will be evaluated on
this 12-point scale:
12. Exceeds Expectations
9-11. Meets All Expectations
6-8. Meets Most Expectations
1-5. Meets Few Expectations
Composition/Application of Elements & Principles
Does the design and composition of your animal work within the page to create a cohesive drawing? Is
there emphasis on the appropriate areas? Does your eye flow effortlessly through the piece? Does your
piece appear cluttered or empty? Have you used contour lines and color effectively to
create an interesting composition?
Creative Problem Solving
Did you take the scope of the assignment and bring new and interesting thoughts and visual imagery to it?
Since you had to complete an oil pastel drawing of an endangered species and include a specific color
schemes to it, were you successful in creating a visually interesting drawing? Does your drawing go
beyond the ordinary and expected, and apply the chosen color scheme successfully?
Application of Materials & Processes
Is your Endangered Species contour line and oil pastel drawing created using the techniques taught in
class? Did you use Photoshop, pencil, newsprint, contour lines, the grid drawing system and oil pastels
effectively demonstrating the techniques taught in class? Is your image sized properly? Do you
successfully break down the image into essential contour lines? Do you apply and blend oil pastels as
Are there obvious signs of care and quality in the production and creation of your piece? Does your piece
meet conventional standards of craftsmanship? Is your paper wrinkled or torn? Are the oil pastel crumbs
and smearing? Is your piece mounted effectively and including the copy blurb about your animal?