Design I // Value

For Design I’s fifth project, we focused on value. Students chose a photograph, magazine ad, or calendar photo, and were challenged to extract color from their chosen area, leaving only value. They painted 20–25% of the photo with white, black, and grey acrylic paint, following the original values so closely that their painted shape fit seamlessly on top of its unpainted photograph. This challenge was much like a “paint-by-number” activity. If a well-done solution is photographed or Xeroxed in black and white, it should be difficult to distinguish the area painted in greys from the original.

Below are some of the pieces that were submitted. All have aspects to be improved upon for their portfolio, but overall I was very pleased with their results!

* I have permission from my students to promote their work on my website.

Fall 2015 // 1 section

Annie-Kesler_Value
by Annie Kesler
Christine-Smith_Value
by Christine Smith
Hannah-McCain_Value
by Hannah McCain
Jessi-Holloway_Value
by Jessi Holloway
Josie-Goodman_Value
by Josie Goodman
Kaitlynn-Harness_Value
by Kaitlynn Harness
Rachel-Wilson_Value
by Rachel Wilson
Wrenn-Parrish_Value
by Wrenn Parrish
Kayla-Cauthen_Value
by Kayla Cauthen

Spring 2016 // 2 sections

Section1_Emory-Endicott_Value
by Emory Endicott
Section1_Jeremy-Hamilton_Value
by Jeremy Hamilton
Section1_Mary-Zuniga_Value
by Mary Zuniga
Section1_MaryHannah-Ruff_Value
by Mary Hannah Ruff
Section2_AnnaKatherine-Surholt_Value
by Anna Katherine Surholt
Section2_Ashley-Prather_Value
by Ashley Prather
Section2_Elizabeth-Phyfer_Value
by Elizabeth Phyfer
Section2_Gabrielle-Martinez_Value
by Gabrielle Martinez
Section2_Kyle-Murphy_Value
by Kyle Murphy
Section2_Mimi-Sheppard_Value
by Mimi Sheppard
Section2_Olivia-Williams_Value
by Olivia Williams

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