The final grade will be averaged
from the following:
Weekly on-site projects
Weekly in-class exercises
Sketchbook and Travel Journal
Students are reminded that their grade represents
an evaluation of their submitted work only, and should not be misconstrued
as a personal statement.
In addition to graded assignments, in class assignments will be collected
and reviewed using a ten point scale. Completion of in class projects
will be factored into the cumulative grade.
will be assessed by the cumulative work from each weekly travel class.
This will include sketches and studies as well as finished paintings.
Students will also keep a weekly journal that will record reflections
and observations from each site. Project grades will be lowered five points
per class for late completion. Students may request to resubmit projects
for an improved grade. Resubmissions will be graded and averaged with
the original grade for a final grade.
A sketchbook will be required for in-class exercises and on-site sketches
. Students will learn the importance of recording and reviewing ideas
in rough forms through thumbnail sketches and color studies. Photographic
reference should also be included. Sketchbooks will be reviewed as part
of the final grade.
Students will be required to participate in group critiques and topical
discussions. These will promote dialogue as a learning tool, as students
will be expected to utilize proper vocabulary in expressing their critical