ART 146 Introduction to Computer Art – Writing Assignment 1

ART 146 Introduction to Computer Art

Writing Assignment 1

Please browse the following sites. Find 5 works of various types of digital art you feel are exceptional. Save these photos to the computer. Insert these photos into a Word document and answer the questions for each example.




Describe the subject matter. What are there recognizable images?

Describe the technical qualities of the work (i.e., digital tools, photos, type, illustration, etc.)



Describe the completed compositions use of the elements and principles of design:

Identify some of the similarities throughout the work (i.e., repetition of lines, elements, balance).

Identify some of the points of emphasis in the work (i.e., specific element).

If the work has subjects or characters, what are the relationships between or among them?



Describe how the work makes you think, feel or your first reaction about it:

Describe the expressive qualities you find in the work. What expressive language would you use to describe the qualities (i.e., tragic, ugly, funny)?


Judgment or Evaluation

Present your opinion of the work’s success or failure:

What qualities of the work make you feel it is a success or failure?

How original is the work? Why do you feel this work is original or not original?

What criteria can you list to help others judge this work?


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