Materials for the Drawing Competition

The focus for 2019 drawing competition is one point (single point) perspective.


Students qualifying for the Drawing Competition may also take the Art History/Theory.

The Drawing Competition will take 2 hours. Students should attend from 4-6 on Friday OR 10-12 on Saturday.

Students should bring the following materials

1.) Drawing pad or 3 sheets of drawing paper at least 12x18. It may be larger, if you wish. If you are bringing loose paper – you will want to bring one or two extra, just in case.

2.) Black drawing media including, but not limited to – pencil, charcoal, grease pencil – your choice.

3.) Color drawing media including but not limited to – color pencils, chalk, markers, crayons – your choice.

Students will be completing 3 drawings from provided materials.

1.) Perspective exercise (1-10 points)

2.) Black and white drawing (1-20 points)

3.) Color drawing (1-30 points)

Each of the 3 sections will be ranked 1-10. The highest score in texture drawing is 10. The highest in black and white is 20(18, 16, 14, 12, etc.) and the highest in color is 30 (27, 24, 21, etc.) Each section will have verbal instructions prior to beginning. Each section will have a time limit.

There is recognition for the top drawing in each section as well as an overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place given to the highest cumulative score.

At 2:00 students may pick up their drawings in the conference center. If you are drawing on Friday and want your drawing returned please inform the room monitor.