Art Creation & Reflection

Art Creation & Reflection

Part 1: Art Creation
Select one of the visual art pieces from Chapters 1-6 or the lessons from Weeks 1-3 to use as a point of inspiration. Create a painting, sculpture, drawing, or work of architecture inspired by your selected art piece.

Part 2: Reflection
Write a reflection about the relationship between your art production and the inspiration piece. Include the following in the reflection paper:

  • Introduction
  • Inspiration Piece
    • Include image.
    • Record the title, artist, year, and place of origin.
    • Briefly explain the background of the inspiration piece.
  • Your Art Piece
    • Include image.
    • Provide a title.
    • Explain the background of your piece.
  • Connection
    • Explain the thematic connection between the two pieces.
    • How are they similar and different?
    • Are they the same medium? How does the medium impact what the viewer experiences?
    • How do the formal elements of design compare to one another?

Original Artwork Requirements

  • Methods: paint, watercolor, pencil, crayon, marker, collage, clay, metal, or wood (Check with your instructor about other methods you have in mind.)
  • No computer-generated pieces

Writing Requirements (APA format)

  • Length: 1.5-2 pages (not including title page, references page, or image of artwork)
  • 1-inch margins
  • Double spaced
  • 12-point Times New Roman font
  • Title page
  • References page (minimum of 1 scholarly source)

Grading
This activity will be graded based on the W3 Art Creation & Reflection Grading Rubric.