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A Level Art essay - a good example to show

A Level Art essay - a good example to show

A nicely constructed essay on "Structures and Abstraction" to show students beginning the written element of their personal Investigation with a good mix of research and gallery visits to inform the personal response. The student uses quotation well to set up opportunities to comment and develop ideas further, supported by examples of their own work. Also includes the student's own photos of work seen in galleries such as the Mondrian on this cover image.

By ArtThinking

Odilon Redon Art History Symbolism Lithograph Pastel Oil - 188 Slides

Odilon Redon Art History Symbolism Lithograph Pastel Oil - 188 Slides

This is a complete presentation on artist Odilon Redon. THERE ARE MANY ACTUAL SLIDES FOR YOUR REVIEW ON THIS PAGE. THIS IS YOUR BEST INDICATION OF PRODUCT QUALITY. EXCERPT: Redon spent 1890 to 1900 going back and forth from his black media to his color media. In 1897, he made a color lithograph. Did it satisfy his need for color? Apparently not because it was just three years later that he left everything but pastels and oil paints behind. Redon fell fully in love with color. He worked with pastels and oil paints, painting butterflies and flowers to suggest life and creation. His art became more tranquil and contemplative. This fit his aim of encouraging the viewer to dream and meditate using his artwork. He made suggestiveness part of his art. The viewer participates actively in interpreting the work. This art was also to be a sanctuary for the viewer. Redon also felt an increased affinity with music and compared musical harmonies to his art. At the end of his career, Redon made into the famous Armory Show. This was the International Exhibition of Modern Art, organized by the Association of American Painters and Sculptors, in 1913 in New York City. Seventy-six of Redon’s paintings, pastels, drawings and prints were included in the show. He received widespread critical approval plus was the best-selling artist in the exhibition. This was the first large exhibition of modern art in America. It was a stunning finish to his career.

By carolirvin

Photography Careers Guide

Photography Careers Guide

This PowerPoint covers lots of different aspects of photography careers, from types of jobs to portfolios to potential wages. Clear information with some diagrams and visuals to support further. suitable for GCSE and A-level students.

By ArtAndPhotography

Photograph Analysis Table

Photograph Analysis Table

This table structures the analysis of an individual photograph through the use of various prompt questions and scaffolds. Ideal for A-level students, and for pushing GCSE students to work at a higher level.

By ArtAndPhotography

How to experiment in photography

How to experiment in photography

A visual flow diagram for students to use to help them structure their experiments with links to photographers. It clarifies how to use photographers to inspire their experiments, with a focus on supporting them with refining their ideas to get the best marks in AO2. Written for GCSE but I've also used it with A-level, early on in the course with students that are new to the subject.

By ArtAndPhotography

AO1 - How to analyse a photographer

AO1 - How to analyse a photographer

A clear presentation that encourages students to be analytical to support their marks in AO1 when discussing the work of a photographer. Lots of prompt questions to help them structure their written analysis and to help them take inspiration from the artist. I wrote it for A-level but have also used it with GCSE Photography students to encourage a higher standard of work.

By ArtAndPhotography

5 Art Lessons on Pattern, Colour, Tone, Line and Shape in Scandinavian Art

5 Art Lessons on Pattern, Colour, Tone, Line and Shape in Scandinavian Art

5 Detailed lessons covering the key elements of art (pattern, line, shape, tone, colour). Looking at well known and unusual famous Scandinavian Artists. Range of lessons and outcomes, learning new skills, evaluating art techniques and developing sketching skills. Opportunities for children to imitate, explore and create effective art pieces. Lessons look deeper into art, discussing effect of colour, light and dark on viewer and how different people can respond to art differently. Engaging activities using a range of media: pencils, pens, watercolour, pastels and wax crayons. Every lesson is differentiated with three stages of complexity. Every lesson contains an engaging and interesting starter and plenary. Cross curricular links: Geography - Scandinavia Landscapes, History – famous artists, English – evaluating and analysing art, PSHE – emotions.

By marich

Ancient Kingdom of Benin Topic Unit Plan (6 Weeks)

Ancient Kingdom of Benin Topic Unit Plan (6 Weeks)

This resource has been planned for a 6-week Half-Term. It connects the curriculums for Design Technology, Geography, Art & Design, English, and History. Children will investigate the Ancient Kingdom of Benin, as outlined in the 2014 National Curriculum of England History standards. The English units that are included are Narrative Texts (involving elephant hunting), Persuasive Texts (about returning stolen art to modern Nigeria), Information Texts (about poaching), and Explanation Texts (about artistic choices on a commemorative Oba head). Units are also available separately, lasting for one week each: Outcome 1: Design the head of an Oba (English, Art, Design Technology) Outcome 2: Write a persuasive text about returning stolen art from Ancient Benin (English, History, Art) Outcome 3: Write a Narrative Text about Bravery (English, History) Outcome 4: Write an Information Text about Elephant Poaching (History, Geography, Science, English) Outcome 5: Design a Thumb Piano (History, Art, Design Technology, English) **Link also included to digital file for editing and sharing on learning platforms such as Google Classroom and Seesaw.

By erinbrasington

Ancient Benin Study: Create a Thumb Piano

Ancient Benin Study: Create a Thumb Piano

This resource is designed for children to investigate Ancient Benin and learn about instruments from modern Nigeria. Children will use their new knowledge about instruments from this region of Africa before designing their own using different types of diagrams outlined in the National Curriculum of England's DT expectations (annotated diagram, cross-sectional diagram, exploded diagram). Children will then make and evaluate their instrument. Resources are structured around the 2017 Interim Teaching Framework for end of Key Stage 2 Expectations (Focus on Years 5 and 6 from the curriculum objectives as well). The pack includes differentiated sheets should they be used in lower Key Stage 2 or for children less able in reading and writing. What's Included: - Curriculum Links - Handouts **Link also included to digital file for editing and sharing on learning platforms such as Google Classroom and Seesaw.

By erinbrasington

Cezanne Unit of Work.

Cezanne Unit of Work.

Save 62% buying this complete project. The 'outline of lessons' below includes lesson objectives, tasks, keywords, resources needed and homework. This is a one page document which lets you know where you are up to at a glance. A comprehensive 11 slide presentation (including many more images) looks at: An introduction His early religious work Cezanne and Pissarro What he painted Landscapes Still Lifes His Death The presentation includes a script that can be printed off, turning you into the instant expert with questions! 5 Grid Drawings of Cezanne's painting. These could be worked into with any media but the unit of work suggest oil pastels. Having 5 to choose from gives students choice which is always a good thing! Students can self assess themselves on completion of this project. The worksheet asks them to list equipment and keywords, to list three things they were good at and one they could improve on, and to also list transferable skills. (e.g. resilience, patience etc) Excellent to evidence self assessment in their sketchbook! Cezanne Venn Diagram. Art, Maths & Literacy! It's not always easy to introduce maths and literacy into an art lesson but by using this Venn Diagram for analysis you are doing just that. Pupils write about each picture and then in the middle of the diagram write what the similarities between the two artworks are. Simple!

By TheArtyTeacher

Mark Making Bundle.

Mark Making Bundle.

All my mark making resources! Save 61% A wonderful selection of mark making resources, ideal for teaching drawing skills. This bundle includes animal, musical and artist related resources. Great for giving your students choice. Click on the images below to see what each resources contains.

By TheArtyTeacher