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Beginning of Class: Artist a Day

Artist a Day

How your Artwork is Assessed

Art Assessment Summary

1. Formal Qualities and Composition
Organizing all the elements and principles of a work
into a unified whole

2. Technical and Media Skills
Detail, technical competence, control over materials,
technique, craftsmanship

3. Shape
Positive and Negative shapes, background, subject

4. Shape and Proportion
Geometric properties of an object or its external
boundary (outline, external surface)

5. Form
Physical characteristics of an object or image
(ie/ three dimensional, weight), event or situation

6. Color and Value
Hue, value, tone, contrast, and intensity

7. Imaginative Expression
Creativity, ideas, imagination, problem solving,
experimentation, and techniques

8. Critique
Reflection, input, articulation and feedback