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C. Coultart 2010-2019

Year 9 Revision 2024

You must be familiar with...


Section 1: You must be familiar with the Basic Elements of Art: SCuLPTT


          SHAPE                   COLOUR                    LINE                 PATTERN                    TONE                           TEXTURE


You will have to know each word and illustrate each with an image.


Section 2: You must be familiar with the creative process;  RED-P  




You will need to give 3 examples of what you can do in each phase of the creative process.


In the RECORDING phase you could, for example.

make an observational drawing         paint an image     take a photograph      collage an image       write a description                   make a montage              make a print           copy an artist's work        make a doodle     draw from your imagination


In the EXPERIMENTING phase you could, for example:    

rip up a drawing and paste it back together            make an image on an unusual support

draw using your weaker hand                                      try blending two materials together

make an image on an unusual format e.g.  a circle          make a close up image of part of an original study      


In the DEVELOPMENT phase you could, for example.

Make a series of the same image using different materials          Join two of your studies to make a new composition

Make a new version of one of your studies using bright colours                      Add a decorative background

Make several compositional studies of the same idea                         Make a series of increasingly complex prints        


In the PRESENTATION phase you should choose your most successful study and, for example;

make a larger version                                      make a version using a range of materials, handled skilfully

make a more detailed version                          paint the image extremely neatly

master the shading in a drawing                      successfully use overlapping layers


You will have to understand the term COMPOSITION


It means: "the placement or arrangement of visual elements or ingredients in a work of art. It can be thought of as the organisation of the elements of art. It can mean 'putting together’ and is often used interchangeably with various terms such as design, form, visual ordering, or formal structure,


Section 3: Recording. You will be asked to draw your hand from observation using a full range of shading.


Section 4: You will develop your drawing into a plan for a composition that includes a hand/hands


  Section 5; You will have to remember the artists you have studied this year and describe their work


Kathe Kolwitz - Printmaker

Ken Curry - Painter

Pablo Picasso - Painter

Issey Miyake - fashion designer

Grace Wales Bonner - Fashion Designer

Shepard Fairey - Pop Artist

April Bey - Pop Artist

Andy Warhol - Pop Artist

 Anish Kapoor - Public Sculptor

Yinka Shonibare - Sculptor


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