Art journal assignment: do initial pencil sketch to frame object, then add darkest tones first in black marker, or charcoal. Add torn paper details then finish by highlighting with white and gray pastels.
Assignment: Create a work demonstrating interesting positive/negative space. For bottom layer: cut long strips from magazines and glue side by side on a piece of paper. For top layer: Cut an interesting, balanced design away from a sheet of white paper and glue on top of the other sheet you covered with magazine strips.