Originality - Does the solution benefit from risk-taking and experimentation? Is it a novel or original solution?
1-6 displays lack of originality, solution may be underdeveloped or trite
7-8 displays competency in use of creative thinking skills
9-10 exceptionally original, creative thinking at a professional level
Craftsmanship - Is the execution of the solution high quality?
1-6 displays poor craftsmanship or a lack of care in execution
7-8 displays competency in the use of materials to solve the problem
9-10 excellent craftsmanship, professional quality work
Effort/Concept Development - Demonstrated commitment to excellence in course of assignment; attempted to fully explore problem and solution.
1-6 displays lack of understanding, incomplete or poor concept development
7-8 displays competency in concept development
9-10 concept is extremely well developed, approaches professional standards
Other Considerations - In the course of the term the student captured compositional sketches; notes and quotes from readings, lectures, and posted media; names of referenced artists; reflections; critique notes; etc.
1-6 notes, reflections, etc. are sparse or non-existent; sketchbook assignments not executed timely
7-8 adequate notes, reflections, and notes; assignments completed when due
9-10 sketchbook is “lived in”; copious notes and visual thinking captured