Learning Portfolio

(A tutorial on using and setting up your Learning Portfolio)

The Learning Portfolio will be used extensively in this class. Students are expected to make timely posts with edited images for all assignments, including the final. All image posts must be accompanied by a short written account (materials, intention, references, reflection.) Tags must be used.

PROMPTS-Questions to answer as you post visuals and written reflections for your Transparent Illusion Project:
–What is a short overview of the assignment and its purpose?
–What was your process? (Include visuals of sketches, prototype stages,,, final drawings, Illustrator document, photos of the final outcome). Explain how you went about completing the project and what tools applied.
What did you focus on? Concept? Goals?
–How do you feel about the outcome?
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PROMPTS-Questions to answer as you post visuals and written reflections for your Built Metropolis Project:
–What is a short overview of the assignment and your personal purpose?
-What is the name, location, and details about the architectural structure that inspired your project?
–What was your process? (Use clay building terminology. Include visuals of the sketches, prototype -if created, your work in progress, reference photos of the original building, hand-building tools you used, successes and failures, the finished structure.)
-Take and include several photos of your building structure from as many sides as possible.
-How did the project help you create and build something in a new way?
(Add more reflection of choice if you desire.)

Built Metropolis (examples of posts by previous students)

https://portfolio.newschool.edu/vivianwu/2019/04/11/built-metropolis/
https://portfolio.newschool.edu/annascola/2019/04/07/drawing-through-the-making-centre-project-3-built-metropolis/
https://portfolio.newschool.edu/sungyeonpark/2019/04/07/built-metropolis-assignment/
https://portfolio.newschool.edu/karenson/2019/04/11/built-metropolis-project/
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PROMPTS-Questions to answer as you post visuals and written reflections for your Myths and Legends Project:

–What is your overview of the assignment?
–What was your process? (Include photos of your work in progress, sketches, etching plates, the finished project prints)
–Identify the myths and legends and how they influenced your concepts.
-Describe your experience with the etching technique and how you felt.
-Briefly, what were the good and bad surprises?
(Add more reflection of choice if you desire.)

Example of a student post on their Learning Portfolio with the process, reference, and written reflection.

Drawing Through the Making Center-Myths and Legends Reference 1

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PROMPTS-Post all process and final parts of the assignment. Questions to answer as you post visuals and written reflections for your Laser Wear Project: 

–What is a short overview of the assignment(s) and your personal purpose?
–What was your process? (Include visuals of the sketches, prototype, stages of development, Illustrator document, materials used, and final outcomes, photo of your client wearing their custom made piece)
-Explain how you went about completing the project and what tools applied.
-What did you focus on? Concept? Goals?
– Correlation between the client desires and your personal design
– Learning outcomes (mistakes, surprises)
-How do you feel about the outcome(s)?

Laser Ware (examples of posts by previous students)

  1. https://portfolio.newschool.edu/kaylamarie/2019/02/18/laser-cut-jewelry-drawing-through-the-making-center/
  2. https://portfolio.newschool.edu/hjkang/2019/02/20/drawing-through-the-making-center-laser-wear/
  3. http://portfolio.newschool.edu/lanzh108/2019/02/17/drawing-through-the-making-center-laser-wear/
  4. https://portfolio.newschool.edu/sungyeonpark/2019/02/20/laser-wear/
  5. https://portfolio.newschool.edu/arlygscott/2019/02/20/project-1-laser-wear/
  6. https://portfolio.newschool.edu/vivianwu/2019/02/21/laser-wear/
  7. https://portfolio.newschool.edu/belenmirsky/2019/02/20/laser-ware-assignement/
  8. https://portfolio.newschool.edu/emiliabatchelor/2019/02/15/laser-wear/
  9. https://portfolio.newschool.edu/nicolerose/2019/01/31/hana-laser-wear/
  10. https://portfolio.newschool.edu/huangxy/2019/04/11/drawing-through-the-making-centre-project-1-laser-jewelry/