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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.

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