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2-D Design Sample 1

Section Score: 6

Rationale for Score

In this Range of Approaches (Breadth) section:

  • The work shows an excellent application of 2-D design principles, specifically figure/ground relationships (images 1, 3, 4, and 11), color to create emphasis (images 2, 3, 6, 7, and 10), contrast (images 3, 4, 11, and 12), proportion/scale (images 8, 9, 12), and repetition (images 2, 5, 7, 10, and 11) to a broad range of design problems in these digitally manipulated photographs.
  • The work as a whole is confident and evocative; it engages the viewer with visual qualities such as verve (images 2, 3, 10, and 11) or nuanced subtlety (images 4, 7).
  • The work is technically excellent; materials and media are used effectively to express ideas using digital compositing (images 1, 2, 4, 8, and 9) and manipulation (images 3, 6, and 10).
  • The work may show a varying range of accomplishment, but overall it is at an excellent level.

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2-D Design Sample 2

Section Score: 4

Rationale for Score

In this Range of Approaches (Breadth) section:

  • The work demonstrates some purposeful manipulation of the elements and principles of 2-D design (images 3, 4, 5, 7, and 11), although there are uneven levels of accomplishment across the section as a whole.
  • The work shows a good variety of intentions (balance, emphasis, proportion, repetition, scale, and unity), although not all are successfully articulated.
  • Some of the work has discernible engaging qualities (images 5, 10, 11, and 12) though confidence is not strongly apparent in some works (images 1, 2, 8, and 9).
  • The work demonstrates some technical competence and use of materials and media (images 4, 6, 7, and 10); technical aspects and articulation of ideas do not always work together (images 1, 2, 8, 11, and 12).

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