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Soapstone Sculpture Rubric

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Excellent
4 pts

Very Good
3 pts

Good
2 pts

Poor
1 pts

0 pts

Knowledge/Understanding
style & techniques
1 pts Demonstrates understanding of
connections between artistic style and
sculpture techniques.

elements & principles of design


1 pts Demonstrates understaning of the
elements & principles of design in the
sculpture (eg. Form, shape, balance,
texture)

Excellent
Student demonstrates superior
connections between artistic
style & techniques in work.

Excellent
Student demonstrates a high
degree of understanding of the
elements & principles of design
in the sculpture.

Very Good
Student demonstrates
considerable connections
between artistic style &
techniques in work.

Very Good
Student demonstrates
considerable understanding of
the elements & principles of
design in the sculpture.

Good
Student demonstrates some
connections between artistic
style & techniques in work.

Good
Student demonstrates some
understanding of the elements
& principles of design in the
sculpture.

Poor
Student demonstrates limited
connections between artistic
style & techniques in work.

Poor
Student demonstrates limited
understanding of the elements
& principles of design in the
sculpture.

0 ( x 1 pts)
Work does not meet assignment
expectations for this category.
OR
Incomplete

0 ( x 1 pts)
Work does not meet assignment
expectations for this category.
OR
Incomplete.

Application
Creative process
2 pts Ability to solve a series of
artistic problems, showing an
awareness of formal qualities, visual
conventions, and relevant ideas and
concepts. Preliminary sketches (3) and
soap model

creative process
4 pts Demonstration of skill
development & following procedures
including clean up

final product
4 pts Uses elements & principles of
design & sculpture techniques to
produce an effective artwork (shape,
form, texture, balance, etc)

Excellent
Preliminary sketches are
thorough and complete.
Concepts are fully developed.
Planning is exceptional &
shows considerable flexibility
in thinking. (> 3 angles)

Excellent
Student demonstrates superior
effectiveness in demonstating
the creative process and
following procedures.

Very Good

Good

Poor

0 ( x 2 pts)

Preliminary sketches are


mostly complete. Concepts are
complete. Planning is evident
& shows divergent thinking is
evident. (2-3 angles)

Preliminary sketches are


somewhat clear and complete.
Concepts are soemwhat
complete. Planning is
somewhat substantial & shows
some alternative ideas. (1-2
angles)

Preliminary sketches are


poor/incomplete. Concepts are
complete. Planning is tentative
or non-exsistent. (half finished
sketches)

Work does not meet assignment


expectations for this category.
OR
Incomplete.

Very Good

Good

Poor

0 ( x 4 pts)

Student demonstrates
considerable effectiveness in
demonstating the creative
process and following
procedures.

Student demonstrates some


effectiveness in demonstating
the creative process and
following procedures.

Student demonstrates limited


effectiveness in demonstating
the creative process and
following procedures.

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Poor

Student demonstrates a high


degree of using the elements &
principles of design & sculture
techniques to produce a highly
effective artwork.

Student demonstrates a
considerable use of the
elements & principles of design
& sculture techniques to
produce a highly effective

Student demonstrates some use


of the elements & principles of
design & sculture techniques to
produce a highly effective
artwork.

Student demonstrates limited


use of the elements &
principles of design & sculture
techniques to produce a highly
effective artwork.

Incomplete

0 ( x 4 pts)
incomplete

artwork.