I explained our process at in a little more detail in a post here, but I wanted to show a handful of projects from my other classes. A quick rundown of what we did:
Step 1: Start with a theme. In this case, for my juniors and seniors, it was something old, antique, or vintage.
Step 2: Spend a couple of days brainstorming and talking out ideas and possibilities.
Step 3: Create sketches, hash out our ideas.
Step 4: Moved on to create sketches with specificity.
Step 5: Get all materials prepped–paper, paint, palettes, pencils, pastels, photoshop programs, and whatever else may be needed.
Step 6: The pressure is on to come in and, within 95 minutes, create a meaningful artwork from beginning to end. This is our final.
And here are some of the results: