From CHIP CHATS Jan.-Feb., 1989, Page 25
Creativity -- Having the power to originate or create; to bring into, or cause to come into existence; to make out of nothing (Artistic style or composition which enhances the nature of the piece).
Originality -- The quality of being new or novel; the ability to create or make something new; inventiveness (Newness or freshness of design).
Finish -- To complete, bring to an end, polish, the final touches given to a work (Paint, stain, polish, etc., which are the final touches given to a project).
Execution -- Performance; the act or manner of carrying anything into effect, completion (Rendition of detail, cleanness of cuts)
Complexity -- The state of being intricate or involved; something intricate (The amount of detail included in the project).
Realism -- The tendency to concern oneself with actuality or fact; the practice of presenting people or things as they are in real life without idealization (True to life).
Presentation -- The act, manner, or state of introducing, offering or bringing to consideration (Over-all effect of project on audience; environment supporting carved or detailed pieces).
The following percentages were assigned to each of the seven points.
|Abstract||Chip||Caricature||Realistic Or Stylized Carving|
Note: Some judges start with a total number of points equal to the percentage assigned to the category, then subtract points if need be in each category as they judge. To assign the total score, they will total the number subtracted, then subtract that number from 100.