Watch this video showing how to compile a high standard GCSE sketchbook

GCSE  YEAR10

Week 30: On page 38 of your sketchbook, start some initial developments from the studies you have made thus far in the "Me, Myself, I" project. Use backgrounds, avoid using only pencil.
Week 29: Take some self portrait photographs or take portraits for other people.
Focus on the face, with cropping and close-ups. Try interesting angles and use props. Stick them on page 37
See some idea here: 
Week 27 & 28 Gridded portrait: Technique and practice.
Use the technique shown in class to make a portrait drawing on page 36. Use the photo provided or select your own.
Have a look for a tutorial online or use either of these ones
Or for a more in depth guide, see here:

 
Week 25 Easter Holiday homework - Two tasks
On Page 34 of your sketchbook, copy two large eyes, one in colour the other in monochrome. see this board:
Task two: On page 35 make an artist study of a self portrait artist.
Use this board or do your own research. 
Week 24- On Page 33 of your sketchbook, copy three of the self portraits on this board. Name the Artist and the date of the painting. Use colour. 
Week 23- On Page 32 of your sketchbook, draw a seies of images of eyes. lay down 5/6 backgrounds first, some coloured, some graphite and draw on top of these. Use line and shading. See the following board for examples or find your own.

Check out the GCSE Art Handbook here:

Week 22- No Homework this week. All sketchbooks to be handed in to Mr Coultart

Week 21 - Find your own artist who has drawn or painted buildings and on P28, make an artists' study of their pictures of buildings.
Week 20 - On page 27 of your sketchbook, Stick in 4 backgrounds as shown in class and make a doorway sketch using 4 different materials; pencil, pen, and coloured pencil. Focus on texture, proportion and detail.
Week 19 - On page 26 of your sketchbook, Make an artists study of the work of Ian Murphy. See his images here

Wk 18 - Catch-up week. Please ensure you have completed the work on pages 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25

Wk 17. On p 25 of your sketchbook make a collage/montage of textured building materials from studies

of brick walls, stone blocks, concrete, wood, metal & close-ups of doors etc. You can use the photographs you took in the lesson, search for your own images on the web, or use the images in this link.

Tip: for a visually successful piece, use photography and drawing. This can create a sumptuous image.

Wk16. Make some studies of doorways by the artist, Lucy Jones: see here                                                            and here                                                          for examples. Add some information about the artist. Do this on P.24 of your sketchbook.

Wk15. Sketch 3 or 4 doorways on page 22. Look here for examples or search for them yourself.

Wk14. Individual tasks as negotiated with Mr Coultart in the lesson. Final piece studies and sketches. Focus further on layers, backgrounds and range of materials

Wk13 Individual tasks as negotiated with Mr Coultart in the lesson. Focus again on layers, backgrounds and range of materials 

Wk12 Individual tasks as negotiated with Mr Coultart in the lesson. Focus on layers, backgrounds and range of materials 

Wk11 Catch-up week. Ensure you are updated in your sketchbook. You should be up to P14. This week, complete unfinished work or refine and improve pieces that could be better.

Week 10 On the backgrounds you made on P14 make your initial studies for your Main Piece. Do not use only pencil

Week 9 On the backgrounds you made on P13 make your own studies appropriate to your project. Do not use only pencil

Additionally, complete unfinished work...

Week 8 On Page 13 and 14 make a series of light toned backgrounds in a range of materials. Page 13 should be made in paint washes and pastels and P 14 should use collaged materials.

Additionally, complete unfinished work...

Week 7: On Page 12 of your sketchbook develop an idea for an "Developed Piece" in the Natural Forms project. A Developed Piece should take ideas previously completed and make them larger, more intense, increasingly detailed etc

Week 6: On Pages 10 and 11 of your sketchbook make an Artists' study of an artist of your choice. The artist must use Natural forms as key part of their subject matter.

Also: Catch-up with missing work and improve existing pieces.

AND - read the GCSE handbook.

Week 5 - On page 9 of your sketchbook, copy 3 - 4 examples of the designs of William Morris. See here for examples

Week 4 - On page 8 of your sketchbook, make 3 - 4 pictures of pine cones. Look here at some examples

Week 3 - On page 7 of your sketchbook, make an artists study of the natural forms work of Sarah Graham.

Check the GCSE handbook for examples on pages 3, 7 & 8

Week 2 - On Page 6, fill the page with drawings of cut fruit. Make between 4 and 6 drawings. Use any materials. Cut your own fruit or use the images here:

Week 1 - is catch up week! take this opportunity to finalise any incomplete holiday homework.

Week 30 task:

This week you must come up with a final deisgn for the "Me,Myself, I" project. Work from your initial ideas;

See this video for instructions

Week 29 task: This week you must consolidate all the work you have done in the "Me,Myself, I" project. Ensure everything is updated and refined and respond to all comments.

Then, over half term I want you to start thinking about a Main Piece. Look here                          for the process of developing that piece. Take your time and have a thorough run through some ideas. Just begin to sketch out roughly the initial ideas that come to you. No detail yet but fill P31 with doodles and jottings, notes and visuals. Good luck.

Week 28 task: On page 30 of your sketchbook, draw 2 frames. Fill each with a portrait but ensure you fill in the background. Do one in protrait format and one in landscape format as in the video:

Good luck. Take photos and send by Monday 18th May

Week 27 task: On page 29 of your sketchbook, draw 4 frames. Fill each with a different pattern. Make some bright and colourful, others plainer. These are ideas for a background to a portrait.

Good luck. Take photos and send by Thursday 7th May

That is the only new work for this week. Otherwise please ensure you catch up with any missing studies in this project

Week 26 tasks: Photography

Look at the self portrait photographs here:

take some self portrait photographs and stick them on P28

Think of lighting, composition, expression, pose and cropping

Wk 25 Homework: on page 23 of your sketchbook make four studies of self portraits. Have a look here for some examples

Easter Homework: on page 24 and 25 of your sketchbook make draw 5 self portraits, 4 sketches on P 24 and then a developed study on P25.

Wk 23: on page 21 of your sketchbook draw some eyes.Have a look here for some ideas.

Week 24 Classroom task: on page 22 of your sketchbook, make a series of studies of eyes in colour

Wk 22: on page 48 draw some pieces of fabric draw at least one in pencil and at least one in colour.

Wk 21: on page 47 of your sketchbook make a page of studies or colour schemes. Make four blocks of 9 colours as shown in class. Use coloured pencil.

Wk 20: on page 46 of your sketchbook make a page of studies of flowers. use coloured pencil. Use a loose, sketchy style.

Wk 19: on page 45 of your sketchbook make an Artist study of Hanna Werning Look at her work here:

On p46 make a research page of an artist of your choice

Wk 18: Investigate fabric design motifs; on page 44 of your sketchbook, make studies of 4 different ones.

Look here for ideas:

Wk 16 & 17: Personal homework task as negotiated with Mr Coultart in the lesson...

Wk15 - Look at the Challonerart Pinterest Boards on https://www.pinterest.co.uk/challonerart/

In the back of your book write the names of 20 artists you didn't get in the lesson.

Wk 12 = 13 = 14: Personal homework task as negotiated with Mr Coultart in the lesson...

Wk 11 - on p16 of your sketchbook, refine your final study for your Main Piece idea. Use a variety of materials.

Wk 10 - on p15 of your sketchbook, make a final study for your Main Piece idea. Use a variety of materials. Be decisive: pick something and stick with it.

Wk 9 - Run through the GCSE Art Handbook again: on p14 of your sketchbook, make some studies for your Main Piece idea. Use a variety of materials. Be decisive: pick something and stick with it...

Wk 8 - Read the GCSE Art Handbook: on p13 make some studies that DEVELOP two of your ideas or themes. Be decisive: pick something and stick with it...

Wk 7 - On p11 Make an artist study of Tom Phillips adapted Book Pages. Copy of two of his examples then produce an example of your own. Write some information about him

 

Then, on P12 make an artist study of Lora Fosberg.Make copies of two of her examples and then produce an version of your own. Write some information about her

 

Wk 6: On page 10 of your sketchbook make a series of weavings as shown to you in class

Wk 5: On p9 of your sketchbook make a series of pencil studies of newspapers. use range of pencils including a 6B

Wk 4: have a look at the work of William Kentridge. Make an artist research page about his work on typewriters...

Wk 3 Divide page 7 into three frames. In each make a ballpoint pen study of a drinks can.

Extension: add a second material

Wk 2 Look at the work of Barbara Kruger; Make a large copy of one of her peices on page 6 of your sketchbook.

Week 25 - Individualised homework task as negotiated in the lesson with Mr Coultart.

Week 24 - Individualised homework task as negotiated in the lesson with Mr Coultart.

Take one sketchbook home: dedicated work in that book,

Week 23 - Individualised homework task as negotiated in the lesson with Mr Coultart.

Focus on darker tones throughout your sketchbook

Week 22, 23, 24  and 25  - Individualised homework task as negotiated in the lesson with Mr Coultart. This week focus on selecting your 4 best projects

Week 21 - Analysis of projects

1 Text and Image  2 Me Myself I 3 Repeat Pattern  4 Mechanical Forms  5 Water

Week 13 - Individualised homework task as negotiated in the lesson with Mr Coultart.

This week focus on completing your sketchbook up to P 15: Ensure that artist links are completed.

Also: Complete a page of your "Me Myself, I" sketchbook

Week 12 - Individualised homework task as negotiated in the lesson with Mr Coultart.

This week focus on DARK TONES: Use graphite stick. Black ink, paint, collage. Mantage is productive

Also: Complete a page of your "Me Myself, I" sketchbook

Week 10 - Individualised homework task as negotiated in the lesson with Mr Coultart.

Also: Complete a page of your "Me Myself, I" sketchbook

Week 11 - Individualised homework task as negotiated in the lesson with Mr Coultart.

Also: Complete a page of your "Me Myself, I" sketchbook

Week 9 - Task 1. Make a page of studies for your final piece ideas -  Use a range of materials. Make them inventive and experimental. Make notes  Also, Complete a page of your "Me Myself, I" project sketchbook

Week 32 -  Work for 2 hours on your "Me,Myself, I" Main Piece.

 

Have a look at the guidance here

Send photographic evidence by the end of the week.

Week 31 - Assignment week task: Tuesday 9th June

Work for one hour on your "Me,Myself, I" Main Piece.

Send photographic evidence by the end of the day.

(Make sure you forward any other pieces not yet handed in)

 

Week 25 tasks: make 2 artist studies in your sketchbook:

on p26 make a study of Frida Kahlo

on p27 make a study of an artist of your choice from this board

Remember to write notes about the artists;

Look at the GCSE Art Handbook for advice: look at Page 3 and Page