3) The piece that I thought incorporated most of the skills that we have learned so far would be the Clay Tile. To make this, I really had to focus on where the light source was, show what I have learned based off the acrylic paint lessons, focus on the shadows, make highlights, and blend and show the values and texture in each of the objects. However, this was also somewhat different as we had to make it with our hands and mold them; something that I had never done before. Using the skills that I learned, I was able to add the textures, tints, and shades into the pandas fur and the bamboo stalks, which really helped add a more real effect to the tile. If we did this project first, I would have been so lost and confused. I would have never learned to start painting from the background and work back, or to make sure to add textures in each of the things that I made. Not only that, but I wouldn't have a light source. I wouldn't have the tints and shades around the pandas face or in the bamboo, nor would I make the background darker and gradually get lighter as the background got closer. Those were some things that I never really thought about before I started art! This piece really showed my growth as an artist with all of the different textures, shades, tints, shadows, and values that was endorsed in this piece.
4) The project that I thought was the least important in learning the concepts taught in this course would be the anamorphosis drawing. This project basically just went over the things that we went over, like values and shadows. I did something similar to this back in 6th grade, so this project did not really introduce me to anything new. Using photoshop and morphing the picture was something that I thought was different and interesting, but this was just a fast lesson and I didn't really learn much from it. It did not really engage me and helped me learn new things. It required the least amount of the skills that we have learned so far. Just drawing, values, and shadows. It did not introduce any new skill besides drawing things using grid lines and our of proportion, which was pretty fun to do. It was, however, a good introduction to using colored pencils, which led us to the game drawing. It was an interesting project to do, but it did not teach me any new skills to use in the future.