draw·ing:n. The art of representing objects or forms on a surface chiefly by means of lines.
Marshes are an ecosystem filled with wonders and dangers. They are occupied with a healthy variety of plant and animal life. Freshwater marshes and saltwater marshes each support their own variety of life. This year’s drawing problem is to create a drawing of a marsh which embodies hidden features, focus points, and a variety of textures represented in the plant/animal life. Research historical and contemporary artists who have used a similar subject matter. Also research fresh and saltwater marsh ecosystems. Create an original drawing of a marsh rich in variety of imagery as well as texture. Consider introducing tension in your drawing through predator/ prey scenarios, contrast, and composition. The final drawing may be of any size, shape, and drawing medium. Evidence of your research and brainstorming should be documented. Research may include the elements and principles of design, perspective, sketches, reflections, written notes, and explorations in different drawing media.