Welcome to the GCSE Art exam MONDAY 14 TH JANUARY 2013 ‘RELENTLESS IN THE PURSUIT OF IMPROVEMENT’ At this point in the course....... You should have completed 60% of your overall grade (coursework.) Some of the themes you may have looked at: Clowns Aboriginal Art Typography Teapots Cells and Circles Tracey Levesque Pop Art Coursework IF ANY OF YOUR COURSEWORK IS NOT COMPLETED TO A HIGH STANDARD IT IS UP TO YOU TO GET THIS COMPLETED. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ASK YOU CLASS TEACHER OR REFER BACK TO FEEDBACK GIVEN AT THE TIME. YOU MIGHT NEED TO ADD ANNOTATIONS, OBSERVATIONAL DRAWING ETC. So what next???? The other 40% is your exam (final piece) which will take place over 10 hours in your art room. You will have a choice of questions that you can look at and you need to pick one. For the next 6 weeks you will be preparing for this in your Art lessons. You will be expected to use Art Club – dinner time/after school to get this completed. Exam IN THE EXAM YOU WILL CREATE YOUR FINAL PIECE THAT LINKS WITH THE QUESTION YOU HAVE CHOSEN. The more you put into the prep the easier the exam will be! You will be starting your prep today! P.1 – P.4 YOU WILL BE IN YOUR ART ROOM STARTING YOUR PREP. Journal You have been given a journal this morning. Please make notes on the first two pages about the Exam questions you are interested in, and the structure of the next 6 weeks. Journal At the end of every lesson, you w ill be expected to complete a page in your Journal explaining: • what you have completed this lesson • what you need to do next lesson/ for homew ork. T h i s i s l i k e a D I A RY f o r y o u t o s h o w t h e E x a m i n e r y o u r working process and to record your thoughts and ideas. Use your new Journal to make some notes on the questions… Choose one of the following starting points and produce a personal response. Your work will be marked according to how well you have shown evidence of Developing ideas through investigations Refining ideas through experimenting Recording ideas, observations and insights Presenting a persona, informed and meaningful response. Transform Option 2 – Transform Sara Fanelli Richard Dunbrack Juan Gris Cas Holmes Question 3 Stencils Edgar Mueller Jef Aerosol BANKSY Blek Le Rat Shephard Fairey Question 4 Robert Rauschenberg fusion Fusion is about combining different materials to create a new piece of Art… David Chipperfield Pierre Huyghe Question 6 : Close up The Boyle Fami Heather Knight Andreas Feininger Georgia O’Keefe Assessment objectives. Your work will be marked according to how well you have shown evidence of: AO1 developing ideas through investigations informed by contextual and other sources, demonstrating analytical and cultural understanding AO2 refining ideas through experimenting and selecting appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and processes AO3 recording ideas, observations and insights relevant to your intentions in visual and/or other forms Exam AO4 presenting a personal, informed and meaningful response demonstrating analytical and critical understanding, realising intentions and, where appropriate, making connections between visual, written, oral or other elements. A01 •A O 1 - d e v e l o p i d e a s t h r o u g h i n v e s t i g a t i o n s informed by contextual and other sources demonstrating analytical and cultural understanding •Y o u n e e d t o l o o k a t t h e w o r k o f o t h e r a r t i s t s from different times and places. •M a k e n o t e s a b o u t t h e i r w o r k e x p l a i n i n g y o u r thoughts and opinions. •D r a w , t a k e p h o t o s a n d u s e t h e i n t e r n e t t o download images and information about art and artists. •T r y t o p r o d u c e w o r k u s i n g s i m i l a r s t y l e s t o the artists’ work you have looked at. A02 • AO2 – Refine your ideas through experimenting and selecting appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and processes. You need to use lots of different materials and ways of making art and try to improve how your work looks as you continue to produce it. Practise with a range of pencils, pens, chalk, paint, wire, clay, card and any other material throughout the course. Show lots of trying out and attempts in your books, never remove pages and keep all your work. A03 AO3 - record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions in visual and/or other forms You need to fill pages of your books with pictures which are to do with your art projects. You need to draw objects in real life with any type of drawing material, pencil, pen etc. You need to take photos and place these in your books and you also need to cut and stick pictures you have found in your books. A04 – Exam AO4 - present a personal, informed and meaningful response demonstrating analytical and critical understanding, realising intentions and where appropriate, making connections between visual, written, oral or other elements. You need to make a really good final piece of pieces of work for each project. This work should show that you have linked it to the project title or theme and it should have something to do with artists or a culture. A Guide to your journey Year 11 Art Exam Weeks 1 and 2 14th Jan 2013 – 27th Jan 2013 Mind Map and research sheets (AO1) Collect keywords inspired by your chosen question and explore as many themes as possible. What are your ideas? Record them in a Mind Map. Create 3 research pages for 3 different Artists linked to your chosen theme. Re-read the exam question for Artist ideas. Record facts, thoughts and opinions on their work. Use the “How to Create a Fabulous Research page” guide to help you. A / A* level work – complete creative and original research pages on another 2 Artists relevant to your chosen theme. Add detailed drawings in the style of the Artist, take your own photographs of Primary research linked to your theme. Write in detail how the Artist creates their work, what they are inspired by, what your opinions of the work are and how you could use these techniques in your work. Homework – Complete all research Weeks 3 and 4 Jan 2013 – 10th Feb 2013 Experimenting with media and developing ideas (AO2, AO3) Explore your initial ideas, techniques and styles of Art, experimenting with a variety of media. Create 2 different development pieces of work inspired by the Artists you have looked at. Try out the techniques, styles and materials that they use. Annotate your work –explain the different techniques and materials you have used. ANAYLYSE the work of the Artists you have studied and explain how you have used their work to inspire you. Consider content, context, mood, composition, media and techniques used. A / A* level work – Ensure you have skilfully used at least 6 different types of materials and media (e.g. paint, pencil, watercolour, oil pastel, college). You could try some 3D sculpture, include textiles or use your own photography in your Art work. Consider surface pattern, texture and layering. Annotate your work in detail, including your own opinions of your work and your thoughts on how your project will progress. What interests you about this topic? How might you use these techniques / materials in your Final piece? 28th Homework – Ensure your journal is up to date, explaining the materials, techniques and processes that you have used and how your project is progressing. Week 5 and 6 11th Feb 2013 – 24th Feb 2013 Developing ideas for your final piece and evaluating what you have done so far (AO3, AO4) Develop your ideas further. Explore possible techniques and materials you could use – 2D, 3D, mixed media, print. Plan the materials, techniques and composition. Make a clear plan/diagram of 2 or more design ideas before your 10 hour Exam. Annotate your DESIGN IDEA – how does it link to your artist? *by this stage you should have at least 5 sheets complete* A / A* level work – Complete 4 or more creative and original design ideas for your Final Piece, testing media, compositions and techniques. Annotate your work in detail, explaining the links to the Artists and Exam question you chose to develop. Homework – Complete at least 2 Final Piece Design Ideas and annotate the materials, techniques, composition and inspiration behind them. Prepare everything you need for the 10 hour Exam. You can find all of this information of the School website – ask Miss Price in G10 for your login details if you don’t have them. Well done for all you hard work so far! Keep it up and we know you will do well! Good Luck! Art Department.