When this unit was first given to me, I had no clue what I wanted to accomplish. The choices that were presented to me seemed pretty farfetched for a beginning artist such as myself. To relieve some of my anxiety I reached out to multiple in the class and asked for help. Collaborating was very helpful to me. It helped me to get started with my assignment. I immediately went to internet resources to look for my ideas for my project.
While working on this project lots of risk were taken on my part. I searched for multiple soft pastel tutorials on youtube. I looked through magazine and honestly it helped me a lot. The various art works that I liked were complex in my eyes. I still wanted to take a shot at it. My first work was of a sunset. I continued practicing more and more. I then got the idea of make several artworks that represent myself. I was lost with where to start but with the help from a trustee friend I was able to start my work.
At the end of it all I was extremely happy with my last work of art. I developed art making skills during this unit. I learned how to research, implement, and use different skills. I learned more about shading and highlighting different pieces of my art work. I was proud of myself in the end and my last work of art.