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Homework #6

Homework #6

6th Grade Art Homework #6

6th Grade Homework

#6 Animal in an Environment Due: _____(one week)_________


Find a photograph of a pet or an animal or choose a photograph from a magazine and draw it. Do not use a cartoon, drawing or illustration.

  • Sketch first in #2 pencil, then color with crayons, colored pencils, or watercolor paints.
  • Make sure to include the animal’s ENVIRONMENT, or the surrounding objects. If necessary find the environment from another photograph or magazine picture and include that!
  • YOU ARE REQUIRED TO TURN IN THE PHOTOGRAPH with the homework assignment. It will be returned! If you are working from a digital image you may email the image to Mrs. Klemm at
  • Draw large, so that the drawing fills the majority of your sketchbook page.
  • Along with color, add value (shade with lights and darks) and detail.
  • Do homework in your sketchbook.
  • Turn in sketchbook OPENED TO THE PAGE the homework is completed on, on the day it is due, in the box on the teacher’s desk, or it will not be counted as turned in.

General Homework Guidelines:

  • Draw LARGE – try to fill the entire page.
  • Spend at least 45 minutes on your homework.
  • Follow directions

Grading requirements

· Creativity – 2 points

· Ability to follow directions – 2 points

· Craftsmanship – 2 points

· Quality of work – 2 points

· Effort – 2 points

Use the following art vocabulary words in a complete sentence, writing either on the back of your homework in your sketchbook, or on a separate page in your sketchbook or on a lined piece of paper, or typed on computer paper. MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON IT!!!!: These words and definitions will be posted in the art room.

  • Tertiary or Intermediate colors (when mixing pigments, or paint), including the names of some of these colors – give examples.
  • Neutral colors (when mixing pigments, or paint), including the names of some of these colors – give examples.
  • Environment

Grading requirements for definition portion:

· Each complete sentence – 2 Points

· Adding your name, homeroom, and class period you have art – 2 points

· Getting homework in on time – 2 points

Total completed homework is worth a possible 20 points maximum.


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