Art

autumn term

Topic
Overview
Portraits
  • Develop practical skills using a wide range of different medias
  • Develop and improve drawing skills.
  • Learn and demonstrate an understanding of the basic proportion of the face.
  • Learn techniques related to different medias
  • Learn about specific artist’s work, styles and ideas.
  • Develop techniques and styles by using ideas from others.
  • Use discussion to challenge and develop ideas.
  • Learn how to analyse work and ideas with subject specific language.
  • Evaluate, review and modify work and ideas.

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural and British Values Links

    • Group and pair work.

    • Self and peer evaluation skills.

    • Controversial art discussion.

 

Careers, Advice, Information & Guidance Links

    • Careers in art- Visit to a gallery
    • Artists and craftspeople working now

 

Home Learning this Term

Students will be set weekly homework. They should be completing a minimum of 1 hour per week. Students who wish to reach the higher A and B grades should be doing at least 2 hours independent work in their sketchbooks.

Example homework-

    • Take a series of photographs which show a range of expressions.
    • Draw a member of your family.
    • Analyse the style of a chosen portrait artist.
    • Artist link work written and practical.
    • Development of a personal idea.

 

 

spring term

Topic
Overview

Portraits

  • Develop ideas for a portrait in a personal way.
  • Experiment, review and improve work to develop an idea.
  • Learn to evaluate work against a mark scheme.
  • Develop skills and techniques in a variety of Medias.
  • Develop work to a personal conclusion.

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural and British Values Links

    • Personal research into portraits and identity.

    • Peer and self-assessment.

    • Social stereotypes

    • Jenny Saville

 

Careers, Advice, Information & Guidance Links

    • Visiting artist

    • Opportunities in the arts

 

Home Learning this Term

    • Independent sketchbook work weekly. Students will be developing a personal idea to a conclusion. Work should show that they have experimented with an idea, refined and improved work, tested a range of mediums.

    • Students should be completing 1 – 2 hours of homework each week.

 

 

summer term

Topic
Overview

Animals Project

  • Develop practical skills using a wide range of different mediums.
  • Improve and develop drawing skills.
  • Learn new painting techniques and colour theory.
  • Learn about specific artist’s work, styles and ideas and put this knowledge into context.
  • Develop techniques and styles by using ideas from others.
  • Develop knowledge of other artist’s work.
  • Develop knowledge about mood conveyed in artworks.
  • Use discussion to challenge and develop ideas.
  • Learn how to analyse work and ideas with subject specific language and organise this into a written format.
  • Evaluate, review and modify work showing progression as work develops.
  • Produce a personal final piece which has clear links with an artist’s work.

 

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural and British Values Links

    • Moral issues with animals in art- Damien Hirst Animals in different cultures.
    • Self and peer assessment. Group evaluations.

 

Careers, Advice, Information & Guidance Links

Visit to University art shows

 

Home Learning this Term

    • Artist links analysis

    • Taking photographs

    • Drawing tasks

    • Developing a personal idea.

    • Independent work.

 

 

Year 10 Fine Art Summary

During Year 10 students will use their Portraits project to learn new skills and techniques in fine art. They will be asked to develop a personal idea to a conclusion covering the skills criteria set by AQA. Their project should be based on ideas and techniques used by other artists which have been expanded into a personal idea.

The Portrait Project is part of student’s portfolio which is worth 60% of their final grade.

Students’ animal project will begin in the summer term. Students will be able to work more independently to research existing artists and to start to develop their own idea on this theme. Work will include:

    • Inspirational pictures,
    • analysis of other’s work,
    • personal ideas
    • Experimentation with ideas and mediums
    • Refining an idea to a conclusion.

 

 

 

 

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