Line Investigation

STUDENT EXAMPLES:

FALL, 2009
SPRING, 2010
FALL, 2010



Concept:

Investigate contour line using only horizontal, vertical, circular, and diagonal directions. Additinally, students are expected to experiement with line variation such as broken line, etc. This project will introduce you to proper use of materials, craftsmanship, and basic design elements such as unity, variety, and balance. Reading will be announced.



Materials:

Sketch Pad
Bristol Board (smooth) 9 x 14 inches
Micron Pens
Pencil(s)
Triangular Transparent Ruler
18 or 24 inch Ruler



Approach:

Grading:

Concept (idea, what you are investigating)
-Are you following the concept of project?
- Does your work conceptually stimulate the viewer?
Craftsmanship
- Neatness, precision, Intelligent and crafty use of the medium.
Creativity
-Originality, problem solving, developed idea
Composition
-Are you considering basic design elements like, balance, weight, unity, rhythm, repetition, and variety.
Completion
-Does the project seem complete, developed/evolved, and well executed?


Below are examples from Wucius Wong's, "Principles of Form and Design"
Take note of the various options available to you, consider Direction, Space, Position, and Gravity (emphasize the strengths)