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- 24th May 2013
ART GCSE LEARNING OVERVIEW 2010-2011
|AUTUMN TERM 1
6th September-22nd October
|AUTUMN TERM 2
1st November-17th December
|Introduction to the GCSE course.
Portfolio development looking at developing skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, textiles. Theme: surfaces.
Continuation of formal elements under the theme of surfaces.
By the end of the term students will have completed a variety of drawing, painting & print making workshops.
|SPRING TERM 1
5th January-18th February
|SPRING TERM 2
28th February-8th April
|Development of ideas looking at the work of Gustav Klimt, Robert Rauschenberg and other artists who have highly textured surfaces to their work.
|Development of ideas showing how the work in the sketchbook links to artists work and the theme surfaces|
|SUMMER TERM 1
25th April-27th May
|SUMMER TERM 2
6th June-22nd July
Students will create a series of studies to aid their ideas for a final piece of work to go with the sketchbook on surfaces. By half term, students will have completed a sketchbook and a final piece covering the GCSE ART assessment objectives showing how they have:
a) approached the theme of surfaces and created a series of studies exploring the topic
b) Looked into different artists, styles and cultures and used this research to inspire their work
c) Developed their ideas by experimenting with a variety of different materials and
d) created a final piece of work based on their experiments in their sketchbook.
Students will begin their new project on Self Identity which will act as
their second piece of coursework and their mock GCSE exam.
In this project they will learn how to draw and paint a self portrait. They will make a series of mixed media prints and will look at a variety of different artists to support their studies. They will also be introduced to the computer programmes Photoshop and Illustrator.