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GCSE 23 - 25  Year 10

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

Check out the GCSE Art Handbook here:

This week's homework

 Week 33 - Read the Mock Exam Paper given in class.

Choose a theme.

On page 41 of your sketchbook, make a title page:

On Page 42 make a monochrome Mark Making sheet

On Page 43 make a colour exploration sheet

On Page 44 make an artists study

See GCSE Handbook for guidance

See here for excellent examples of GCSE sketchbooks:

 Week 32 - On page 33 and 34 continue with new studies in the "Urban Environment project. Also Catch up with incomplete previous work in the Project;

Due Tuesday 25th June

 Week 31 - Continue with new studies in the "Urban Environment project on page 32. Also Catch up with incomplete previous work in the Project;

Due Tuesday 18th June

 Week 30 - On page 31 of your sketchbook paste a newspaper background and a brown paper background and on each make a study for your Urban Project. Also, catch up with incomplete previous work in the Urban Art Project; Due Tuesday 11th June

 Week 29 - Test week; No homework

 Week 28 - Develop your final piece plan in an annotated sketch study on pages 29 and 30. The study should show the materials you plan to use and the processes or techniques:  Due Monday 20th May

 Week 27 - Choose one of your ideas for a main piece and develop it through a series of studies on page 28 of your sketchbook:  Due Tuesday 14th May.

 Week 26 - Consolidation week: Make sure you complete and improve the homework tasks in the Urban project. Due Tuesday 7th May.

 Week 25 - On  page 27 of your sketchbook make four sketch studies that develop ideas for a Main Piece in the Urban project.  Due Tuesday30th April

 Week 24 - Draw 2 pages of studies of buildings and street scenes from around where you live.

Due: Wednesday 24th April

 Week 23 - Draw 3 of the architectural studies by Tony Bevan. Add a 4th of your own design. See here for resources. add Tony Bevan's name as a title

Due: Wednesday 27th March

 Week 22- Make an Artist Study on the work of Emmie van Biervliet See here for resources

Due: Monday 18th March

 Week 21- Make an Artist Study on the work of Ian Murphy. See here for resources

Due: Tuesday 12th March

 Week 20  - Draw a range of brick wall studies, concentrating on texture and colour. See here for resources

Due: Tuesday 5th March

 Week 18  - Draw your gridded portrait as shown to you in class. Use a full range of shading. 

Due: Tuesday 20th Feb

 Week 19  - Take 9 photographs of urban textures and surfaces - eg brick walls, paving stones, 

Due: Tuesday 27th Feb

 Week 17  - Make a gridded sheet of paper as shown to you in class. Select an image for your gridded portrait. Due: Tuesday 6th Feb

 Week 16  - copy the portrait called the Sharecropper by Elizabeth Catlett. Do this on the paper given to you in class. If you have already done this - find your own black and white portrait by an artist and make a copy of it, concentrating on line.

 Week 12  - On page 14 of your sketchbook, make an artist study of an artist that uses text and images in their work. See this link for examples or do your own independent research

 Week 14  - research portrait photography. Find 4 images in black and white that show high contrast. Copy them onto an A4 word document and print it or send it to Mr Coultart. See examples of photos here:

 Week 15  - copy a portrait by Alison Lambert. See the examples in the hyperlink or conduct your own research. Do this on spare A4 paper

 Week 11  - Catch-up Week continued. Please ensure you are up-to-date with your homework. You should be up to page 13 of your sketchbook.. Make any corrections and respond to teacher suggestions.

 Week 10 - Catch-up Week. Please ensure you are up-to-date with your homework. You should be up to page 13 of your sketchbook.. Make any corrections and respond to teacher suggestions.

 Week 9 - On page 12 and 13 of your sketchbook develop your initial ideas for a main piece in the Text and Image project. These will be developed in class in week 10

 Week 8 - On page 11 of your sketchbook start your initial ideas for a main piece in the Text and Image project. These will be developed in class in week 9

 Week 7 - Plan a piece of work on page 10 of your sketchbook. This will be made in the first week after half term

 Week 6 On page 8 draw a packet of crisps/snacks. ensure you include the lettering on it. Use pencil shading only. Additionally, plan a piece of work on page 9. This will be made in the first week after half term.

 Week 5 On page 7 draw an object from the kitchen cupboard. A jar, packet or bottle that has lettering on it. Use colour.

 Week 4
Have a look at the images by Gerald Williams in the link below. Make note of the main components of the pictures, for example, faces, words, phrases and bright colours and on Page 5 of your sketchbook, make your own image or images inspired by what you see.

 Week 3
Have a look at the images by William Kentridge on the link below. Make some studies from them in your sketchbook on p4 using pencil and pen. Stick in  a background of book pages first. Draw on top of them

Week 2

Copy an image Tom Phillips from here;

 Add information about Tom Phillips from here

Work on Page 3                     

WEEK 1 On Page 2

1) copy an image by Barbara Kruger and write information about her

See images by Kruger here:

See information about Kruger here:

2) On Page 1: Make your own image that explores text and image. 

Week 35 -

Over the Summer, complete your "Me,Myself, I" Main Piece. The Main Piece should be at least 10 hours worth of work.

Bring the main piece in September. Also study the Mock exam paper you were given in our lesson on Monday 6th July. We will go over the paper in September. Think about which starting point you would like to

Week 34 - Work for a further 2 hours on your "Me,Myself, I" Main Piece. The Main Piece should be at least 10 hours worth of work. Send photographic evidence by the end of the week.

Week 33 - Work for another 2 hours on your "Me,Myself, I" Main Piece. Send photographic evidence by the end of the week.

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 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

Look at the GCSE Art Handbook for advice:  Good luck.

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 7

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

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

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

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 and 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 14: Personal homework task as negotiated with Mr Coultart in the lesson...

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

Wk 12: 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

 

 Week 4
Have a look at the images by William Kentridge on the link below. Make some studies from them in your sketchbook on page 5 using pencil and pen. Stick in  a background of book pages first. Draw on top of them

 Week 3
There is no homework this week

 Week 2: Have a look at the images & artists here 
Choose one artist and make a study of them on Page 4 of your sketchbook. You should copy at least two pictures by them and write some information about them. Use any materials. This is due on Tuesday 20th Sept.

Week 1 Complete, refine or improve the summer holiday work.

Summer holiday work;

Number all the pages of your sketchbook.

On Page one, make a title page using the words "Text and Image"

On page 2 of your new sketchbook you should do these two pieces of work;

1) Copy a painting by Tom Phillips from here;

   Add information about Tom Phillips from here                      

2) Copy a painting by Jean Michel Basquiat from here   

     Write some information about him from here:

On Page 3

1) copy an image by Barbara Kruger

See images by Kruger here:

See information about Kruger here:

2) Make your own image that explores text and image. 

1) Copy a painting by Tom Phillips from here;

   Add information about Tom Phillips from here                      

Summer holiday work;

Number all the pages of your sketchbook.

On Page one, make a title page using the words "Text and Image"

On page 2 of your new sketchbook you should do these two pieces of work;

1) Copy a painting by Tom Phillips from here;

   Add information about Tom Phillips from here                      

2) Copy a painting by Jean Michel Basquiat from here   

     Write some information about him from here:

On Page 3

1) copy an image by Barbara Kruger

See images by Kruger here:

See information about Kruger here:

2) Make your own image that explores text and image. 

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

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