Below is the rubric I use to grade all art projects and a break down of how points are given for Weekly Sketches.
Visual Arts Rubric
Project Name: _____________________
Student Name: ____________________ Hour: _______
Is the project finished? Or could it be worked on more?
How neat is the artwork? Did the student take their time? Does the student know how to use the materials?
Is the artwork completely original? Did the student use their own ideas, prior knowledge and personal experiences to make this artwork?
Project Requirements -
Does the project meet the requirements?
Did the student work the whole class time? Did they try their best?
Project is complete. Could not be worked on further - 100% finished
Artwork is very neat. It is clear the student took their time and has mastered this material.
The student used their own ideas, prior knowledge and personal experiences to generate the idea for this artwork. They also used their own hands to make the artwork.
Project meets all requirements
Student was on task the entire class period, did not need to be reminded to get to work, and tried their best on the project.
Project is almost complete. Could use some finishing touches - 75-95% finished
Artwork is neat. The student took their time and knows how to use the material correctly.
The idea for the artwork may have come partially from someone else, but the student put their own spin on it and created the artwork with their own hands.
Project meets some requirements
Student was on task most of the class period, may have needed a few reminders to get to work. Tried their best on the project.
Project is somewhat complete. Could be worked on further - 50-75% finished
Artwork is somewhat neat. Student may have rushed the project or they do not fully understand how to use the material yet.
The student did not come up with the idea for the artwork themselves, however they did make it with their own hands, which improved muscle memory and hand eye coordination.
Project meets few requirements
Student was off task and needed several reminders to get to work. Could have put more effort into the project.
Project is incomplete and should be worked on further - less than 50% finished
Artwork is messy. The student is either rushed to finish their project or does not understand how to use the material properly.
No effort was put into this artwork from the student, it was taken from online or done by someone else.
Project meets little to no requirements
Student did not even attempt to do the project, or completed less than 50% of the project. Put in very little to no effort.
Total Score: ____/100
- Sketch of the Week is worth: 20 points
- 5 points for using most of the paper
- 5 points for coloring or shading
- 5 points for fitting the theme
- 5 points for turning in