Department of Creative Arts
St. Pius X High School

Ms. D. Gravelle

S3.A4 - Phobia Project




S3.A4.1 - Research

What is a phobia?

List 5 phobias that you are considering using from

Brainstorm possible ideas for your Phobia photo. Review

- figures and objects
- format (horizontal vs vertical)
-subject placement (rule of thirds)
-point of view
-clothing (can suggest personal style or profession)
- subject (mannerism, reactions, expressions, body language)

Draw at least 3 conceptual sketches displaying 3 different phobias. Get approval for one.

S3.A4.2 - Photograph

Shoot multiple images using different composition, lighting, depth of field. Edit or modify your photograph in Photoshop. Add a white border to your finished photo and put the name of the phobia and a description.

Post your final image.

S3.A4.3 - Artistic Statement

Write your artistic statement explaining your influences, artistic process, and photographic/digital manipulation techniques that you used.

S3.A4.4 - Reflection

1. What part of your finished project did you find most successful and why?

2. What part of your finished project did you find least successful and why?

3. If you had to do this project again, what part would you change or improve on and why