Assignment 3: Abstract Art
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Assignment: Create an abstract chalk pastel drawing that is inspired by either one of the four earth elements or your personal emotions. Your drawing must use all of the elements of art including: line, shape, color, form, value, space, and texture. Download the elements of art sheet below to review their definitions.Use this to guide you throughout this assignment. Remember, abstract art in non-representational. You can only show lines, colors, textures, and shapes. There is no clear depiction of any person, place, or thing.
Art Medium: Chalk Pastel. Have the sub get out chalk pastel in the drawing supplies cabinet near the computer lab entrance door. Use a color poster board paper as your base color for the assignment. Notice the boy towards the upper left? Her chose orange. You do not need to cover your entire drawing. Use the background color to compliment your overall design. Poster board paper is located below the drawing supplies cabinet to the right of the ceramic supplies cabinet.