Art

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Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

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Introduction to Abstract Art and Architecture

The students will be introduced to a variety of different artists to explore the ideas of line, tone, pattern and form. Architect Frank Gehry, painters Theo Van Doesburg and Paul Klee together with a collection of student researched artists will form the basis for drawing, sculpture and collage.

Introduction to colour

The students will develop a range of studies through pencil and tone exercises exploring the work of Wassily Kandinsky. A composition will be developed exploring the rhythms and patterns found in Kandinsky’s work. These studies will inform their exploration of colour through paint.

Developing the Kandinsky Composition

The students will complete the compositions exploring colour mixing and blending through watercolour.

The Art of Mondrian

Studying from his early Landscape pieces progressing towards abstraction the students will explore the work of Piet Mondrian through drawing and collage. Students will develop a collage composition based on the ideas present in Broadway Boogie Woogie.

Mondrian in three dimensions

Having looked at Mondrian’s influence on the built environment the students will develop Mondrian’s art into Three dimensional forms through paper construction. The students will have the opportunity to develop work on a larger scale.

Figure and Form

The students will explore a range of work based on images of nature and the human form. The work of Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore will form the basis for the research in this area.

Landscape Art

The students will be exploring historical and contemporary approaches to landscape composition through a variety of media. The students will develop towards their own landscape painting compositions.

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Signs and Symbols 

The students will study the Art of Pre-History through a variety of media. Students will be looking at the variety of art images developed by early man. The students will research and develop their own images based on the cave artists and their subject matter. Studies exploring a variety of media to develop skill in handling and control will be made in their sketchbooks.

Cave Walls

The students will be developing compositions of their own based on the researched cave art images. Initial studies in pencil will be developed into papier mache relief forms. Students will look at early man made constructions and architectural forms developed in Britain before the arrival of the Romans with their Architecture and Art.

            Animal Forms 

The students will explore the animal forms of ancient artists. The students will develop their drawing studies into three dimensional forms in wire and paper construction.

Exploring Art of Ancient Civilisations Towards Mosaic

The students will be studying Greek and Roman mosaic to develop their own studies exploring their researched themes and ideas.

The Art of different cultures

 The students will develop their knowledge of a variety of cultures towards a relief form exploring pattern and shape.

Mask Making

Masks are found in many different cultures. The students will explore a range of approaches to mask making before developing a mask of their own, building on their skills in sculpture.

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The Art of Cezanne

Looking at the work of the artist Paul Cezanne and his influence on Cubism. The students will be developing their skills referencing still life observation through a range of media.

Cubism

We will be exploring the work of the Cubists; Picasso, Braque and Gris. The students will be developing small scale studies exploring work from these artists through a variety of media. The students will explore work in still life, landscape and portraiture.

Picasso

We will focus on the work of Picasso and how he developed his early work into some of the most important works of the twentieth century.

Constructivism

We will be exploring the art and architectural forms of the constructivist artists. Students will be working directly from the artist’s work and creating images of their own to be developed into paper constructions, building on earlier work in sculpture.

Surrealism 

We will be exploring the art and style of the Surrealist artists through a variety of media to create their own Surrealist images. Students will be combining object drawing, portraiture and landscape in this work.

Pop Art 

Exploring popular culture from everyday objects to portraiture. Students will survey the work of the Pop artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Peter Blake.

Street Art

 The students will be exploring the variety of approaches and subject matter of street art around the world. Students will be developing their own research and studies towards an outcome in a media of choice.

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Introduction

Abstract Project and personal project.

Abstract Project

The core project will explore the work of major abstract artists. The focus for this term will be the Futurists. We will be exploring the themes and ideas of the artists. We will be developing our skills across a range of selected media.

Personal Project

A Choice will be made from a variety of starting points taken from our overarching themes: Choice of projects include: The Human Figure, The Environment, Pattern, Plants and Animals, Strange and Fantastic, Celebrations and Popular Culture for the personal project.

Researching and Developing the Projects

The students will be developing their skills across a range of media in both their abstract and personal studies.

Abstract Project

The images of the Futurist artists will form the basis for studies in abstract art.

Personal Project

The personal project will be developed through a variety of choices through experiments with media and research into their chosen artists.

Researching and Developing the Projects

Developing sketchbooks and sheet responses to Abstract and Personal work for the portfolio.

The Abstract Project

The abstract work will be developing their studies in Futurism and Constructivism. The students will be introduced to a range of Abstract artists to influence their work.  The students will be moving through a variety of media to explore relief printing.

The Personal Project

The students will be expanding their knowledge of artists and media to focus in on their chosen themes. The students will be identifying strengths and creating work of their choice.

Project Development

The students will be developing their ideas in more depth through media experimentation. The students will be making decisions about the direction of their work.

The Abstract Project

We will experiment with work in three dimensions inspired by a range of artists. The students will be developing experimental sculptures in paper construction.

The Personal Project

The students will be identifying strengths and creating work of their choice towards a significant outcome or series of outcomes for the year. Plans, preparation pieces and designs should be developed over the half term.

Project Development

The students will start to refine their plans for outcomes in a range of media.

The Abstract Project

In the Abstract project  the use of acrylic on canvas will be developed exploring the ideas and themes studied this year.

The Personal Project

The students will be developing their own choice of medium for the personal project with a range of genres being studied.

 

 

Planning and Preparing major work

The Abstract Project

Students will be working on ideas for an abstract painting in acrylic on Canvas.

The Personal Project

The personal portfolio studies will be explored in a media of choice of two and three dimensions.

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Developing the Portfolio Work

Abstract Project

Exploring the work of the Futurists towards an extended painting study. The students will be completing exercises in preparation for their painting task.

Personal Project

The students will continue to explore their chosen themes through selected media. The students will research their own artists for inspiration.

Developing and Refining

The students will be developing and refining their work exploring the two major projects this term.

Abstract Project

In November and December there will be an extended period of time exploring the work of the Futurist artists through painting.

Personal Project

The students will continue to develop and refine their chosen project work towards a series of outcomes.

Moving towards the Completion of the Abstract Painting

Abstract Project

The students will complete their paintings exploring Futurism.

Personal Project

All students will be developing work towards completion and presentation through sketchbooks and large format study sheets.

Course Completion

The students will look to complete all their portfolio work. All students should ensure all work is annotated to support their submissions.

Submission of all Portfolio Work for Assessment