The Creative Process Flowchart

Digital Asset Published 6/21/14 Last updated on 5/16/18

I created this in Microsoft Word and saved it as a .pdf using Adobe Acrobat Pro. I then uploaded it to my Creative Cloud so that I can access it from any device.

The purpose of this assess is to remind students of the steps or stages are are required in the completion of every project we do in my art classes. I add it to the beginning of every new project introduction. I post it on the bulletin board in my classroom so that I can direct a student's attention to it if I see that they are off task, or trying to skip any of the essential steps which they are always graded on. All brainstorming and rough draft sketches are put into their sketchbooks, including any clips from printed materials such as magazines, internet, etc. that will be used as visual resources.

I also have them review the flowchart prior to turning in any assignment and ask them to go back through their work and make sure they have not left anything undone, or to check to see if there is any areas in the final project that can be improved before submitting.

This asset can be used in other course work too. Writing in English classes, Speech classes, Science classes if a visual product or experiment is being created, as well as Foreign language classes, etc.

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ISTE Standards
Students: Creative Communicator, Students: Empowered Learner, Students: Innovative Designer, Students: Knowledge Constructor
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William Cortez

Posted on 6/3/19 2:59:31 PM Permalink

Thank you for sharing your experience. This is indeed essential.​

Aziz Soubai

Posted on 6/21/18 12:16:23 AM Permalink

Thanks for sharing

Gordan Graham

Posted on 7/31/14 3:51:50 PM Permalink

Very Nice

George Rothmaller

Posted on 6/25/14 10:34:11 PM Permalink

Very nice! I like that the design and the fact that you use it to reinforcement the steps of the creative process at the beginning of each assessment. Sounds like a good practice I can adopt. Thanks for the resource.

Tony Bolder

Posted on 6/25/14 8:31:52 AM Permalink

I like this idea, and the layout you have designed. I will look into designing a system like this, using your's to influence what I will create. Thank you.