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Students must be prepared to make a major commitment. It is our assumption that students entering the program are here to lay a foundation for a career in a design field and will be required to meet rigorous and stringent standards. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required as is the ability to read and analyze. Serious students will find that the program will provide them with an excellent opportunity to develop the skills necessary to succeed in the job market or advance in education. _Most of the students graduating from the program _continue their education.
 

Steve Bross

Commercial Art Instructor

sbross@cmths.org

610-277-2301x332

Central Montco Technical High School

821 Plymouth Road

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

www.cmths.org

610-277-2301

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HOMEWORK Ideas:

HOMEWORK:

Activity - Creative Geometric Project - Due  at the end of the block Using a photo or a picture - try to copy the image by using only geometric lines and shapes Instructions: on the supplied sheet of paper. 2. Using only geometric shapes develop a design that begins to strike interest through negative space and composition.

Activity - Personally Descriptive Still Life - Due at the end of the block Develop a pencil drawing of a still life that describes you as a person Example: things that you might do as far as hobbies or collections, or even your music collection, whatever say something about you.

Activity - Draw your closet - Due at the end of the block Develop a pencil drawing of your closet what is inside it sneakers, shirts, jackets, toys, etc.

Activity - Distort a photograph - Due at the end of the block Find a photograph that you can trace or draw from that is in full color and distort it to bring on a whole new feeling of mood and visual excitment. Their is no wrong answer just have fun with this project

Activity - Due at the end of the block Develop a pencil drawing of things from your kitchen pots and pans, silverware, mugs, etc.

Activity - Due at the end of the block You have two choices for this project you can either find a short story or write your own.  It is important that you bring the story with you so that we can read about the section of the story you are writing about. The age level of the story should be 4th and 5th graders.

Activity -Portrait Drawing - Family Member or Friend  - Due at the end of the block Before you even begin the final drawing you will need to do a few sketches of the subject. This project needs to be done from a real life model and it is easy to tell if you drew it from a picture.

Activity - Combine a human and an animal - Due end of the block In this project you will need to combine two types of images a human and some form of an animal. Obviously this a not something you are going to find so you will need to use lots of refferences to complete a drawing like this. Do not copy someone elses work, try to do somthing other then the obvious like faries and mermaids.

Activity - Self - Due at the end of the block.

Activity - Draw the inside of your bathroom Due at the end of the block This is going to be a time consuming project so give yourself plenty of time finish this project

Activity - Due at the end of the block This a great project for you if you have hopes of being an illustrator. This is not a cartoon drawing it is a representation of an animal with a personality. Your drawing needs to portray a story or expression.

Activity - Drawing of a deck of cards Due at the end of the block In order for this to work out to look as real as possible you will need to really deal with shading.

Activity - Drawing with reflections Due at the end of the block You will need to find an object or a few objects that will give of a reflection, after you have these objects concentrate on how you can create an interesting view point for your drawing.

Activity - Create a political drawing form what is going on in the news - Due at the end of the block.

Activity - Draw a full figure self portrait - Due at the end of the block Simple put should be a portfolio piece.

Activity - Drawing a view though a window Due at the end of the block This is a project

Activity - Draw a still life that has material or clothing draped Due at the end of the block This project requires a lot of detail and time to do if it is not done with a lot of detail then your drawing will not look like it s a soft cloth material but look like mud or object unknown.

Activity - Set up a still life with a clear class that has a liquid in it. Due at the end of the block This is an open assignments as far as the materials you use. It can be done in any medium that  you would like to use

Poster Design

Activity - Poster design for a movie about you Due at the end of the block This is an open assignments as far as the materials you use. It can be done on the computer or collage or paint the materials are up to you.

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