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BA Curriculum


ART & DESIGN


Form 2 - Key Stage 3 Year 8




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Term Plans (2017-2018)

Term 2



DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
Jan 12 –Feb 2
Techniques in Chalk and Oil Pastels
  • Techniques in blending using q-tips, fingers and kneaded erasers
  • Different mark making: crosshatch, using the edge/flat side/point of the pastel to create different effects
  • Project: Composition in Pastels
10
Feb 2- Mar 2
Colour Theory
  • Learning the seven major colour schemes and practising examples
  • Composition done in one colour scheme
13
Mar 2- Mar 23
Techniques with ContéCrayons and Charcoal mediums
  • Skills in tonal shading with charcoal
  • Skills in shape, shading and blending with conté crayons
8


Term 1



DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Sept 8th – Oct 6th
Introduction to Perspective drawing
  • Techniques and rules when drawing perspective, examples of perspective in other artists' works
  • Project: Composition showing perspective

10

Oct 27th -Nov 24th
Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)
  • Research an idea based on a given theme and make sketches
  • Experiment with a variety of media to develop ideas
  • Draw influence from an artist that shares the idea
  • Include evaluations of how the idea has developed from start to finish with evidence of how it has helped you look at other artist's work

10

Nov 29 – Dec10
End of Tem Exams
Christmas Program
Final Piece 3 Hour Exam







Term Plans (2016-2017)



Term 3

DATE

TOPIC

CONTENT/SKILLS

SESSIONS

COMMENTS

Weeks 1-3

Techniques with ContéCrayons and Charcoal mediums

  • Skills in tonal shading with charcoal

Skills in shape, shading and blending with conté crayons

6


Weeks 4-5

Abstract Art Project (Powerpoint presentation)

  • Research abstract artists and present in a powerpoint presentation

  • Composition done using one artist's content and style.

  • Quiz on individual styles of abstract artists



Weeks 6-8

End of Term Exam handed out:

Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)

Final Piece 3 hr Exam to follow (50% of End of Term grade)

  • Select exam topic and record and analyze information from sources, direct observation and personal experience

5


Weeks 9-10

End of Term Exam cont'd

  • Research and exploration of cultural influences pertaining to exam theme

  • Artist Research pertaining to theme

5


Week

11

End of Term Exam cont'd

  • Produce a draft for exam final piece encompassing ideas in portfolio

3




Term 2



DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Jan 4th -Jan 27th
Techniques in Chalk and Oil Pastels
  • Techniques in blending using q-tips, fingers and kneaded erasers
  • Different mark making: crosshatch, using the edge/flat side/point of the pastel to create different effects
  • Project: Composition in Pastels
10

Jan 27th- Feb 24th
Colour Theory
  • Learning the seven major colour schemes and practising examples
  • Composition done in one colour scheme
13

March 2nd-March 24th -
Techniques with ContéCrayons and Charcoal mediums
  • Skills in tonal shading with charcoal
  • Skills in shape, shading and blending with conté crayons
8



Term 1



DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Sept 8th - Oct 2nd
Introduction to Perspective drawing
  • Techniques and rules when drawing perspective, examples of perspective in other artists' works
  • Project: Composition showing perspective
10

Oct 8th- Oct 16th
Rangoli Designs
Hindu Designs
  • Learn traditional Hindu cultural decorating and designs
  • Learn cultural values of Rangoli designs
  • Project:Using skills in design and colour, produce an original Rangoli
9

Oct 30th -Nov 28
Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)
  • Research an idea based on a given theme and make sketches
  • Experiment with a variety of media to develop ideas
  • Draw influence from an artist that shares the idea
  • Include evaluations of how the idea has developed from start to finish with evidence of how it has helped you look at other artist's work
11

Nov 29 – Dec10
End of Tem Exams
Christmas Program
Final Piece 3 Hour Exam












Term Plans (2015 - 2016)


Term 1





DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Sept 8th - Oct 2nd
Introduction to Perspective drawing
  • Techniques and rules when drawing perspective, examples of perspective in other artists' works
  • Project: Composition showing perspective
10

Oct 8th- Oct 16th
Rangoli Designs
Hindu Designs
  • Learn traditional Hindu cultural decorating and designs
  • Learn cultural values of Rangoli designs
  • Project:Using skills in design and colour, produce an original Rangoli
9

Oct 30th -Nov 28
Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)
  • Research an idea based on a given theme and make sketches
  • Experiment with a variety of media to develop ideas
  • Draw influence from an artist that shares the idea
  • Include evaluations of how the idea has developed from start to finish with evidence of how it has helped you look at other artist's work
11

Nov 29th – Dec 10th
End of Tem Exams
Christmas Program
  • Final Piece 3 Hour Exam






Term 2





DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
Jan 8th -Jan 29th
Techniques in Chalk and Oil Pastels
  • Techniques in blending using q-tips, fingers and kneaded erasers
  • Different mark making: crosshatch, using the edge/flat side/point of the pastel to create different effects
  • Project: Composition in Pastels
10

Jan 29th- Feb 26th
Colour Theory
  • Learning the seven major colour schemes and practising examples
  • Composition done in one colour scheme
13

March 6th-March 20th -
Techniques with ContéCrayons and Charcoal mediums
  • Skills in tonal shading with charcoal
  • Skills in shape, shading and blending with conté crayons
8







Term 3






DATE
TOPIC
CONTENT/SKILLS
SESSIONS
COMMENTS
13th May - 23nd May
Abstract Art
  • Using colour to express emotions from music
    Artist focus: Kandinski
  • Using abstract shapes and colours to express feelings from different types of music
  • Composition
portraying a particular piece of music
6

26th May - 3rd June
Abstract Art Project (Powerpoint presentation)
  • Research abstract artists and present in a powerpoint presentation
  • Composition done using one artist's content and style.
  • Quiz on individual styles of abstract artists


3rd June- 12th June
End of Term Exam handed out:
Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)
Final Piece 3 hr Exam to follow (50% of End of Term grade)
  • Select exam topic and record and analyze information from sources, direct observation and personal experience
5

12th
June- 17th June
End of Term Exam cont'd
  • Research and exploration of cultural influences pertaining to exam theme
  • Artist Research pertaining to theme
5

17th June- 26th June
End of Term Exam cont'd
  • Produce a draft for exam final piece encompassing ideas in portfolio
3






Term Plans (2014 - 2015)


Term 1





Date

Topic

Content/Skills

Sessions

Sept 11th - Oct 2nd

Introduction to Perspective drawing

  • Techniques and rules when drawing perspective, examples of perspective in other artists' works

  • Project: Composition showing perspective

10

Oct 8th- Oct 16th

Rangoli Designs

Hindu Designs

  • Learn traditional Hindu cultural decorating and designs

  • Learn cultural values of Rangoli designs

  • Project:Using skills in design and colour, produce an original Rangoli

9

Oct 30th -Nov 28

Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)

  • Research an idea based on a given theme and make sketches

  • Experiment with a variety of media to develop ideas

  • Draw influence from an artist that shares the idea

  • Include evaluations of how the idea has developed from start to finish with evidence of how it has helped you look at other artist's work

11

Nov 29 – Dec12

End of Tem Exams

Christmas Program

Final Piece 3 Hour Exam






Term 2





Date

Topic

Content/Skills

Sessions

Jan 8th -Jan 29th

Techniques in Chalk and Oil Pastels

  • Techniques in blending using q-tips, fingers and kneaded erasers

  • Different mark making: crosshatch, using the edge/flat side/point of the pastel to create different effects

  • Project: Composition in Pastels

10

Jan 29th- Feb 26th

Techniques in Watercolour Paint

  • Techniques in blending, wash, rendering shadows and fine detail

  • Composition done in Watercolour

13

March 6th-March 20th -

Anatomy

  • Portraying the human form in correct proportions

  • styles of figures done by other artists

  • body shading techniques

8





Term 3





Date

Topic

Content/Skills

Sessions

29th April - 8th May

Techniques with Conté Crayons and Charcoal mediums

  • Skills in tonal shading with charcoal

  • Skills in shape, shading and blending with conté crayons

6

13th May - 23nd May

Abstract Art

  • Using colour to express emotions from music


    Artist focus: Kandinski

  • Using abstract shapes and colours to express feelings from different types of music

  • Composition

portraying a particular piece of music

6

26nd May -3rd June

End of Term Exam handed out:

Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)

Final Piece 3 hr Exam to follow (50% of End of Term grade)

  • Select exam topic and record and analyze information from sources, direct observation and personal experience

5

3rd June- 10th June

End of Term Exam cont'd

  • Research and exploration of cultural influences pertaining to exam theme

  • Artist Research pertaining to theme

5

12th June - 17th June

End of Term Exam cont'd

  • Produce a draft for exam final piece encompassing ideas in portfolio

3





Term Plans (2013-2014)



Term 1



Period
Topic
Weeks 1-4
Introduction to Perspective Drawing
Techniques and rules when drawing perspective, examples of perspective in other artists' works
Composition showing perspective
Weeks 5-6
Art Poster Competition
Weeks 7-9
Divali Project:Rangoli Designs
Exploration with a variety of materials, skills in design and colour, cultural awareness
Weeks 10-13
Produce a supporting portfolio from a given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)
3 hour Final Exam (50% of final grade)



Term 2




Date
Topic
Content/Skills
Sessions

Jan 6th -Jan 30th

Techniques in Loose Painting

  • Techniques using the fan brush and palette knife to paint nature scenes

  • Project: Composition portraying this style

10

Jan 30th- Feb 20th

Techniques in Chalk and Oil Pastels

  • Techniques in blending using q-tips, fingers and kneaded erasers

  • Different mark making: crosshatch, using the edge/flat side/point of the pastel to create different effects

  • Project: Composition in Pastels

10

Feb 20th-March 26th

Techniques in Watercolour Paint

  • Techniques in blending, wash, rendering shadows and fine detail

  • Composition done in Watercolour

13

March 26th - April 9th

Anatomy

  • Portraying the human form in correct proportions

  • styles of figures done by other artists

  • body shading techniques

8




Term 3



Date
Topic
Content/Skills
Sessions
29th April - 8th May
Techniques with Conté Crayons and
Charcoal mediums
  • Skills in tonal shading with charcoal
  • Skills in shape, shading and blending with conté crayons
6
13th May - 22nd May
Abstract Art
  • Using colour to express emotions from music
    Artist focus: Kandinski
  • Using abstract shapes and colours to express feelings from different types of music
  • Composition portraying a particular piece of music
6
22nd May -30th May
End of Term Exam handed out:
Produce a supporting portfolio from a
given theme with reference to IGCSE requirements (50% of End of Term grade)
Final Piece 3 hr Exam to follow
(50% of End of Term grade)
  • Select exam topic and record and analyze information from sources, direct observation and personal experience
5
3rd June- 10th June
End of Term Exam cont'd
  • Research and exploration of cultural influences pertaining to exam theme
  • Artist Research pertaining to theme
5
12th June - 17th June
End of Term Exam cont'd
  • Produce a draft for exam final piece encompassing ideas in portfolio
3