Creative Prompts

Creative Prompt One:

Disaster Zone


"Freeze" is the creative prompt.  

What does it look like?

(All images taken from a Google search of "Freeze Drawings")

To get you started:

1. What comes to mind?

2. Think about where you live.

3. Think about places you've been.

4. Would your bedroom qualify as this?  LOL

5. What does the inside of your school bag look like?   LOL

Turn in 10 thumbs: Disaster Zone/Thumbs List

Turn in FINAL ART: Disaster Zone Final Art

Notice how each artist interpreted the word "Freeze".


1. Take the creative prompt and list 10 different ways it could be drawn.  

2. Now take your 2 favorite ideas and draw 5 thumbnail sketches for each one (traditional or digital).  

(Click HERE for an explanation of a thumbnail sketch. See below for student examples.)

3. You will have a total of 10 thumbnail sketches.

4. When done the thumbnails, take a photo of your list and of your thumbnails and attach to the Google Doc indicated below the Creative Prompt.

5. Choose ONE thumbnail you like best from all ten and create a final piece of art using any medium (traditional or digital).  Turn the final art in on the Google Doc indicated below the Creative Prompt

Creative Prompt Two


To get you started:

1. What comes to mind?

2. Are they scary, silly, weird or friendly?

3. What do they look like?

4. Where do they live?

5. Are you going to show them in the water or out of the water or both?

Student examples for THUMBNAIL SKETCHES:





If you did not view this video in class, you are to watch it on your own.