Jessica Russo Scherr

Art Education

4 Square Abstraction

Create a collage from a magazine of 4 equal squares. Try to make objects in the squares unidentifiable. Glue them in an interesting way next to each other (as shown in the example). Create a colored pencil drawing or painting in one color of your collage. The finished product will look like an abstract artwork.

Original collage from magazines

Completed acrylic painting in 1 color

Example in watercolor

Just about every example is from a former student of mine.  Many thanks to them for all of their time and dedication.

How to earn a good grade on your homework

Follow the criteria presented in class and on the website.

Homework  assignments will take between 1 and 3 hours to complete.

All homework should be completed in your journal unless specified otherwise (not printer paper).

Fill the A4 Page of your journal.

Include a background when applicable.

Shade using a full range of values using a drawing pencil unless specified otherwise.

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