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This week's Homework

Week 31 + 32 
FINAL WEEK
Independent Research Project
Continue with your Independent Research Project as set below
Week 30 - Independent Research Project
This project will take 3 weeks.  You are to investigate how artists have used text, words and lettering in their work. You must study at least 2 artists and make your own piece of art that includes words. Present your findings in a Powerpoint presentation that must include information about the artists and a picture you have made. You can see examples of some artists on the ChallonerArt Pinterest Boards HERE
(scroll down to the Y10 Text and Image boards)  Presentations are to be made on Friday 28th June.
Work is to be marked as Distinction, Merit, Pass or Fail.
Good luck!

 
Wk27 and 28 - Revise for your test: See the revision HERE
Wk29- Test Week; no homework
Wk26 - This is a catch-up Week. Look through your sketchbook to check you have completed all the homework tasks.
CHALLENGE: there is also an optional challenge this week - make a detailed "Zentangle" pattern like the ones shown in this link. Use a ballpoint or ink-flow pen or a fineliner
Wk 25 -  Look at the public sculpture of Anish Kapoor and Yinka Shonibare. Choose one sculpture by either and make a copy on half a page of your sketchbook. Find out information about the artist and the sculpture and write it next to your drawing
Wk24 -  Easter Challenge: draw a bunch of keys: Use pencil or any other art materials. Watch the video for tips: This task is optional

Wk 23- On page 16 of your sketchbook, write an evaluation of your Pop Art Portrait project. Follow the guidance sheet 

Wk 22 - No set Homework this week.

The Challenge: draw some 3D lettering. See this link for examples and have a go yourself.

Wk 21-  On half of Page 15 of your sketchbook, make a transposition of a portrait by Andy Warhol. Choose one from here

By the side of your drawing, write some information about Andy Warhol. Read this article: 

Wk 20-  No Homework this week.

Challenge: take some photographs of skies: sunsets, sunrises, cloud-forms etc.

Wk19-  On Page 14 of your book, draw 3 short phrases, or single words, using attractive, block lettering styles. The phrases should be critical, rather than celebratory of modern life. "Power and Equality" is an example.

Due: 9Y Thu 29th Feb       9X Fri 1st March

Wk18-  Look at the images by Shepherd Fairey in the link below. Choose one and make an accurate copy of it on half of p14 of your sketchbook. Add the artist's name at the top. Underneath write the title of the picture & the date it was made, then write a short description of the picture.

Due Wednesday 21st February

Wk17-  Look at the images by April Bey in the link below. Choose one and make an accurate copy of it on half of p13 of your sketchbook. Add the artist's name at the top. Underneath write the title of the picture & the date it was made, then write a short description of the picture.

Due 9Y Thursday 8th Feb   9X Friday 9th Feb

Week 15

Copy the  swatch of fabric pattern given to you in class. Focus on accuracy of transcription and color matching. Stick the result into your sketchbook

Due 9Y Thur 25th Jan 9X Fri 27th Jan

Week 16 On page 12 Write an evaluation of your Fashion Design project following the guidance handed to you in class and here:

Due Weds 31st Jan

Week 14

Catch-up Week. Improve, refine or complete any previous homework. Especially, add information about the artists you have studied. Respond to any marking or comments. 

Due Weds 17th Jan

Week 13 -  Draw a cartoon on the theme of Heroes from History. Use the Proforma given to you in Class. The best entries will be sent to the ISA Cartoon Competition.

due Monday 8th Jan 2024     This homework is optional

Wk 12- On half of page 9 of your sketchbook choose a design by the fashion designer Grace Wales Bonner and make a copy of it. Write 3 pieces of information about her. Add the title "Grace Wales Bonner" at the top.

Wk 11 - Practice for your test later in the week. Draw a folded piece of fabric.

9X Thursday 30th November 9Y Friday 1st December

Wk 9 and 10 - On half of page 8 of your sketchbook choose a design by the fashion designer Issey Miyake and make a copy of it. Write 3 pieces of information about him. Add the title "Issey Miyake" at the top.

Due: Weds 29th November

Week 8 Catch-up Week. Improve, refine or complete any previous homework. Especially, add information about the artists you have studied. Respond to any marking or comments. 

Due Weds 15th Nov

Wk 7 - On p8 of your sketchbook, write an evaluation of your War and Conflict project.

1.Write about the artists you looked at.

2. Write about the Preparation and Development of your project.

3.Write about making your Main Piece

4. Write a self-assessment. See the outline given in class

Due: 9Y Thurs 9th Nov 9X Fri 10th Nov

Week 6

Catch-up Week. Improve, refine or complete any previous homework. Especially add information about the artists you have studied. Respond to any marking or comments. 

Due Weds 1st Nov

Week 5,  

 Copy a painting by Tam Joseph from here 

Write some information about him from here.

Do this on Page 7 of your sketchbook.

Due 9Y Thurs12th Oct               9X Fri 13th Oct

Wk 4 - Working from your studies in class, design a final idea for your Main Piece in the "War & Conflict" project. This must include at least two of the techniques you have used in the prep work. You must sketch the composition, use monochrome and add notes explaining the materials you will use. Do this on Page 6 of your sketchbook.

Week 3,   Study the work Guernica by Pablo Picasso. Make a sketch of it across the top of P3 of your sketchbook. Write some information about the work.

Week 1, On half of Page 2 of your sketchbook:
Copy a painting by Kathe Kollwitz from here 
Write some information about her from here:

Week 2,  
 Study the work of Ken Curry on the link below. Draw one of them on half of Page 2 of your sketchbook. Write some information about how Curry gets across the idea of emotion in his work.

Holiday Homework

Summer Challenge. Make an animation. Draw by hand, use claymation, use stop motion or any digital app. Bring it into class in September

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