C. Coultart 2010-2019
See PORTRAITS Powerpoint here
Composition - draw some pictures of objects. We will discover some artists who made pictures of called Still Life. We will explore a range of ways to make images. You will then compose your own simple Still Life.
In this project we will find out all about portraits. We will discover artists who were interested in faces and people and have fun drawing face shapes and mixing colours. We will then make a piece of work that celebrates the human face.
Fabric Design - In this project we will study examples of furnishing designs. Starting with drawings of cut fruit and vegetables we will make our own furnishing design. In the process we will learn how to trace and how to make a press print.
Abstract Painting - in this project we look at artists who have made Abstract imagery.
Decorative Masks - In this taught 3-D project you will be shown how to work with and manipulate withies. We will look at examples of artists who have made masks and then have a go at making our own .
Aborigine Stories - In this project we will take a look at the amazing work of the Australian Aborigine artists. We will see how stories, symbols and patterns are central to their work, we'll have a go at some techniques and then plan and make our own images.
Start of Year 8 Project -
Skills - This year you will be shown how to do the following:
Make a press-print
Make a Tracing
Do an Observational Drawing
Build a model with Clay
Use the Internet to research into Art
This Week's Homework
Wk 17 - On one page of your sketchbook draw a long rectangle as shown to you in class. Divide it into 5 equal sections. Shade each section in a progressively darker tone. Start with the lightest tone & get increasingly dark until the last block is the darkest. Extension: Underneath, draw a circle and then shade it so that it looks like a sphere. Due in Wk 18
Week 18: This is a catch-up week; Complete any unfinished work. Refine work that needs improvement. See all homework tasks here:
Draw a picture of a leaf - try to capture the beautiful autumn colours. Look here for brilliant examples:
and look here at a great tutorial