DIRECTIONS: Purchase a sketchbook at least 8.5″ x 11” from an art store.  Make sure it is the type that the pages can’t easily fall out.  This summer you are going to create a daily journal in your sketchbook using some of the ideas below.  This is going to be graded when you start school in the fall, worth most of the first quarters grade.  UPLOAD YOUR WORK HERE

 

DESCRIPTIVE WRITING ASSIGNMENTS: 500 POINTS (250 for each )

 

CLOTHING STORE 250 POINTS 

Visit your favorite clothing store.  While there observe the layout of the store.   Write descriptively in great detail the things listed below It should be written in complete sentences of  500 – 700 words.  Also talk about what you like and what you don’t like about this clothing store.

  • Where is this store located?
  • What is the name of the store?
  • What is the first thing you see when you enter the store
  • What makes this store different than the stores next to it
  • How are you lead through the store
  • Lighting (soft, bright, recessed, indirect, direct)
  • Textures (wood, stone, brick, tile, etc)
  • Color layout (primary, secondary, complimentary, neutral, etc)
  • Floor layout – is it carpeted or does it have hard floors
  • Sound (loud of soft)
  • Security
  • check-out desk
  • Clothing racks

 

RESTAURANT 250 POINTS

Visit your favorite restaurant.  While there observe the layout of the restaurant.   Write disciptively in great detail the things listed below It should be written in complete sentences of  500 – 700 words.  Also talk about what you like and what you don’t like about this restaurant.

  • Where is this restaurant located?
  • What is the name of the restaurant?
  • What is the first thing you see when you enter the restaurant
  • What makes this store different than the others next to it
  • How are you lead through the restaurant
  • What is the seating design ( hard or soft; wood or metal; cushion or hard
  • Is it intimate or open or bright
  • Lighting (soft, bright, recessed, indirect, direct)
  • Textures (wood, stone, brick, tile, etc)
  • Color layout (primary, secondary, complimentary, neutral, etc)
  • Floor layout – is it carpeted or does it have hard floors
  • Sound (loud of soft)
  • Security
  • check-out desk

SKETCHBOOK ASSIGNMENTS: 500 POINTS

ARCHITECTURAL STYLE HOMES – 80 POINTS 

 Summarize the features of the different architectural designs listed below, find examples and glue them on separate pages 8 ½” x 11” with the description next to the images.

  1.  Cape Cod
  2. Contemporary
  3. Craftsman
  4. Prairie Style
  5. Ranch
  6. Southern Colonial
  7. Spanish
  8. Victorian

PRINCIPLES AND ELEMENTS: 170 POINTS

Compile a notebook of images of the principles and elements of design.  Also next to the image describe why this picture uses one of the principles or elements listed below. PRINCIPLES AND ELEMENTS

Find illustrations showing examples of:

  1. 5 color schemes
  2. 5 types of lines,
  3. 5 types of textures,
  4. 2 types of balance,
  5. and rhythm.

EARLY HOME STYLES IDENTIFICATION:  250 POINTS  

  1.  Draw an example of  a “Cape-Cod” house.
  2.  What is a gable roof?
  3. Draw an example of the gable roof:
  4. What is a Gambrel Roof?
  5. Draw an example of the Gambrel Roof:
  6. What is a salt-box house?
  7. Draw a quick picture of the salt-box home:
  8.  What is a Garrison house?
  9. Draw a quick picture of the Garrison house:
  10. List 2 features of a German/Dutch home:
  11. What is a Dutch door?
  12. Draw a quick sketch of a Dutch style roof:
  13. List 2 features of Spanish style homes:
  14. Draw a quick sketch of a Spanish style home:
  15. What did a Swedish home look like? Tell 2 facts about Swedish homes:
  16. What are 2 characteristics of French settlements?
  17. Draw a quick sketch of a French inspired home:
  18. List 2 characteristics of the Georgian Period:
  19. Draw a quick sketch of the Georgian Period home:
  20. List 2 characteristics of the Federal  Period:
  21. Draw a quick sketch of the Federal  Period home:
  22. List 2 characteristics of the Adams style home:
  23. Draw a quick sketch of the Adams style home:
  24. List 2 characteristics of the Early Classical Revival Style home:
  25. Draw a quick sketch of the Early Classical Revival Style home:
  26. List 2 characteristics of the Greek Revival Style:
  27. Draw a quick sketch of the Greek Revival Style home:
  28.  List 2 characteristics of the Gothic Revival Style:
  29. Draw a quick sketch of the Gothic Revival Style home:
  30. List 2 characteristics of the Italianate Style home:
  31. Draw a quick sketch of the Italianate Style home:
  32. List 2 characteristics of the Mansard Style home:
  33. Draw a quick sketch of the Mansard Style home:
  34. List 2 characteristics of the Queen Anne Style home:
  35. Draw a quick sketch of the Queen Anne Style home:
  36. List 2 characteristics of the Colonial Revival Style:
  37. Draw a quick sketch of the Colonial Revival Style home:
  38. List 2 characteristics of the Tudor Style:
  39. Draw a quick sketch of the Tudor Style home:
  40. List 2 characteristics of the Chateau-esque Style home:
  41. Draw a quick sketch of the Chateau-esque Style home:
  42. List 2 characteristics of the Mission Style home:
  43. Draw a quick sketch of the Mission Style home:
  44. List 2 characteristics of the Modern Styles Prairie Style home:
  45. Draw a quick sketch of the Modern Style home:
  46. List 2 characteristics of the Craftsman Style home:
  47. Draw a quick sketch of the Craftsman Style home:
  48. List 2 characteristics of the International Style home:
  49. Draw a quick sketch of the International Style home:

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