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Final Project: CD Cover Design 
The students will develop and design a CD Cover utilizing their PhotoShop skills. They must create the front and back cover.
Rubric Code: W226BAA
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Subject: Arts and Design  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric Final Project: CD Cover
10 % Culminating Task
  Advanced

10 pts

Proficient

8 pts

Basic

6 pts

Unsatisfactory

4 pts

Front Cover

Aesthetics

Advanced

Student design with the layout & space in mind.
Consistent Custom Type.
High resolution Images. (Use of Google Advance Image Search)
Student has THEIR image on the front cover.
Use of FXs (PS) or EFF(PhotoPea).
Extremely attractive & balanced in terms of design, layout and clean masking.
Reflected the Project Proposal.
Proficient

Cover has 3 out of 4 required options.
Consistent Custom Type.
High resolution Images. (Use of Google Advance Image Search)
Use of FXs (PS) or EFF(PhotoPea).
Extremely attractive & balanced in terms of design, layout and clean masking.
Reflected the Project Proposal.
Cover is attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness.
Basic

Cover has 2 out of 4 required options.
Consistent Custom Type.
High resolution Images. (Use of Google Advance Image Search)
Use of FXs (PS) or EFF(PhotoPea).
Extremely attractive & balanced in terms of design, layout and clean masking.
Reflected the Project Proposal.
Cover is acceptably attractive in though it may be a bit messy.
Unsatisfactory

Cover has 1 out of 4 required options.
Consistent Custom Type.
High resolution Images. (Use of Google Advance Image Search)
Use of FXs (PS) or EFF(PhotoPea).
Extremely attractive & balanced in terms of design, layout and clean masking.
Reflected the Project Proposal.
Cover is poorly designed & executed.
It is not attractive.
Back Cover

Aesthetics

Advanced

Student design with the layout & space in mind.
Consistent Custom Type.
High resolution Images. (Use of Google Advance Image Search)
Use of FXs (PS) or EFF(PhotoPea).
Extremely attractive & balanced in terms of design, layout and clean masking.
Reflected the Project Proposal.
Works well with front design.
Song list is graphically attractive & includes additional relevant information.
Proficient

Cover has 3 out of 4 required options, and a layout consistent with the front cover.
Student design with the layout & space in mind.
Consistent Custom Type.
High resolution Images. (Use of Google Advance Image Search)
Use of FXs (PS) or EFF(PhotoPea).
Extremely attractive & balanced in terms of design, layout and clean masking.
Reflected the Project Proposal.
Lists the songs in a graphically attractive manner.
Basic

Cover has 2 out of 4 required options. The song list is included.
Unsatisfactory

Cover has 1 out of 4 required options. There is no listing of songs or other applicable information.
Set-up

Image quality, resolution & layering.

Advanced

All layers are names, and both the size and resolution are appropriate for the project.
Proficient

Most layers are named, and the size and resolution of the project is appropriate.
Basic

Some layers are named, either the project's size ir resolution is not appropriate.
Unsatisfactory

No Layers are named.
Project size and resolution not appropriate.
Spelling & Readability

Advanced

Words are carefully choosen; writing is clear and legible. Words are spelt correctly and proper punctuation is employed.
Proficient

Most words are carefully choosen; writing is clear and legible. Most words are spelt correctly and proper punctuation is employed.
Basic

Words are choosen with less care; writing is sometimes unclear; most words are spelled correctly and is grammatically correct.
Unsatisfactory

Words are choosen with less care; writing is sometimes unclear; some words are spelled incorrectly and proper punctuation is not employed.
Concept & Relevance

Graphics, use of their two guest artists, & how the final product/vision was similar or different in the project proposal

Advanced

Grabs reader’s eye. Appropriate font and/or graphics are used to reflect the content and spirit of the album. Everything seems to fit and belong.
The graphic of the two guests artist, choice of image works with their OWN image on the cover.
Proficient

Grabs reader’s eye. Some of the graphics reflect the spirit of the concept, but others seem out of place.
The student's choice of images for guest artist work, and maintains a flow/balance.
Basic

Graphics don't really reflect the content or spirit of the album, but are well done.
Unsatisfactory

No clear concept or theme is illustrated. Graphics do not relate to the topic, and are not particularily well done.
Originality & Creativity

Graphics

Advanced

Product shows a large amount of original thought. Graphics are creative and inventive in execution and display.
Proficient

One or two of the graphics reflect some original thought & creativity. Work shows new ideas and insights in the design.
Basic

The graphics are created by the student, but using other people's designs and ideas (giving them credit). Little evidence of original thought.
Unsatisfactory

No graphics made by the student are included. Other people's ideas are recreated without permission and credit given.
Photoshop Technical Use

Technical -Tools used

Advanced

Project demonstrates an advanced grasp of the potential of Photoshop/PhotoPea.
The PSD file was submitted with layers labeled, and grouped in folders. There is organization to the madness. Both PSD & JPG were submitted.
Proficient

Project demonstrates a basic grasp of the potential of Photoshop/PhotoPea.
PSD file was submitted with layers labeled, & grouping (folders) was used. Organized well. JPG file was submitted as well.
Basic

Project demonstrates a beginners grasp of the potential of Photoshop/PhotoPea. PSD was submitted with minimal to NO labeled layers, nor grouping (if any). JPG was submitted and/or only submitted.
Unsatisfactory

Project demonstrates an little grasp of the potential of Photoshop/PhotoPea. No PSD file or JPG file was submitted.
Double Exposure (MUST)

How well did student make use of double exposure in their design? Double Exposure can be applied to their image, the other artist, or even text.

Advanced

Student demonstrated ONE example of double exposure (similar to GMetrix Project 4) and was able to execute it well. Student made use of blend modes to achieve said process. (multiply, screen, overlay, or pin light, etc)
Proficient

Student demonstrated ONE example of double exposure (similar to GMetrix Project 4) and was able to execute it decently. Student made use of blend modes to achieve said process. (multiply, screen, overlay, or pin light, etc)
Basic

Student demonstrated ONE example of double exposure (similar to GMetrix Project 4) and execution was sub-par. Student made use of blend modes to achieve said process. (multiply, screen, overlay, or pin light, etc)
Unsatisfactory

Student demonstrated NO example of double exposure (similar to GMetrix Project 4) and execution was MINIMAL effort. Student did not make use of blend modes to achieve said process. (multiply, screen, overlay, or pin light, etc)
Effects (FX-Photoshop MUST)

How well did student make use of the effects in Photoshop?
(FX - Photoshop)

Advanced

Student demonstrated ONE example of effects (similar to GMetrix Project 4) and was able to execute it well. Student made use of the EFF(PhotoPea)/FX(PhotoShop) either on the text, images, or other element in the cover. The design process was kept in mind, when using this process.
Proficient

Student demonstrated ONE example of effects (similar to GMetrix Project 4) and was able to execute it decently. Student made use of the EFF(PhotoPea)/FX(PhotoShop) either on the text, images, or other element in the cover. The design process was kept in mind, when using this process.
Basic

Student demonstrated ONE example of effects (similar to GMetrix Project 4) and was able to execute it sub-par. Student made use of the EFF(PhotoPea)/FX(PhotoShop) either on the text, images, or other element in the cover. There is effort of design in mind.
Unsatisfactory

Student demonstrated NO example of effects (similar to GMetrix Project 4) and there was very little to no effort applied. Student did not make use of effects in their design.



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