Listed below are questions that you need to answer thoroughly and
honestly in the sketchbooks of your peers. Give your peers the kind of
feedback that you would like to receive yourself. There is much to be
learned from one another in this classroom, and we should all do our part
to share the knowledge.
Discuss a specific area of this work of art that you think is successful or
impressive. The more specific you can be, the more obvious it will be that
you are actually looking with purpose.
Inspect, and Tell The Truth
Discuss the artist’s ability to control the medium, and mention the overall
craftsmanship. Don’t be afraid to make critical remarks, and certainly don’t
be offended by criticism that you read about your own work today.
Let’s Talk Design
Discuss the overall use of space, commenting on the balance and range of
values in the work. Also be sure to discuss color and the surface quality of
the images you are viewing.
Interpret the Concept
Discuss the conceptual level of this work. Provide your own interpretation
of the artwork from your perspective in order to help the artist realize the
interpretive power of art.
Suggest to Impress
Discuss something specific that you think the artist could have been done
to improve the overall impact of the work.
End on a High Note
Finish your comments with one final positive note.