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The art of icing cakes, Wayne Thiebaud style

The art of icing cakes, Wayne Thiebaud style

My 12-13 year-olds loved this project because it was all about food which was the perfect subject matter for them... straightforward shapes and vivid colours. We looked at the paintings of Wayne Thiebaud and discussed how he uses shadow and light and his status as the grandfather of pop art. Students will produce two coloured pencil artworks, two acrylic paintings and a ceramic cup cake with a removable top over the course of approximately 10 hours of class time. I've included photos of my students' creations.
auriel
Fantastical Beasts and how to draw them

Fantastical Beasts and how to draw them

This unit of work runs for approx 8 hours of lessons and is aimed at 9-11 year-olds. Using creature descriptions from Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking-Glass as springboards, students create drawings, paintings and models from their interpretation of the text, culminating in a pop-up book style artwork which helps develop Design Technology skills. Included are exemplars from my class.
auriel
Design Technology KS4 Scales of Production and Smart Materials 9-1

Design Technology KS4 Scales of Production and Smart Materials 9-1

Three power points that we use in Design Technology to explain 1. Scales of production 2. Smart Materials 3. Modelling These PPT's were created to go hand in hand with the new DT spec 9-1 GCSE specification. All are in power point format therefore you can adapt and change to suit your own classroom requirements and needs.
MrCompleteDT
Design Technology Sustainability Design Tasks KS4

Design Technology Sustainability Design Tasks KS4

This resource we use in DT to explain the importance and issues surrounding sustainability in design. Students are asked to : Design products that people want to keep and treasure Find out the potential effects of our designs on the environment Design products which as positive effects for everyone in the world Work in design teams and communicate ideas to each other improving social skills Present design ideas within the group which will improve confidence
MrCompleteDT
Two Point perspective city drawing Y8 homework task

Two Point perspective city drawing Y8 homework task

Get your students to drawing in 2 point perspective homework task. WALT: Create a two point perspective drawing of a city. Expected: Carefully draw the city layout and add some colour Good: Successfully draw the city layout and begin to personalise it independently and add some colour. Outstanding: Neatly and accurately draw the city layout and personalise it adding colour and shading to give the drawing an extra 3D element
MrCompleteDT
ACCESSFM differentiated worksheets / display

ACCESSFM differentiated worksheets / display

Here are differentiated worksheets / activities / display material that you can use with your students. Each ACCESSFM point is explained in a visual way to make it clearer for students. Can be used as display / table resources etc.
MrCompleteDT
AQA Product Design - BTEC Engineering - What makes a Design Commercially Viable

AQA Product Design - BTEC Engineering - What makes a Design Commercially Viable

This presentation looks at what makes a product viable and what attributes are needed to make a new design commercially viable. Included are 10 points for success and examples of products which have succeeded (Hits) and failed (Miss). Included are embedded YouTube clips which document why the Sinclair C5, Delorean DMC12 and Sony Betamax VCR failed.
aubsrob
Design Technology Sustainability and Recycling plastic power point and activities KS4.

Design Technology Sustainability and Recycling plastic power point and activities KS4.

This is a powerful resource that we use in Design Technology to teach our students about the importance of sustainability and recycling plastic. Contents include: Defining Sustainability Resource Utilisation Recycling (in the UK) & What Drives Recycling Environmental Impact Carbon Foot-printing The Future Summary This PowerPoint explores and explains how milk packaging has mirrored society trends including the milk bottling recycling loop.
MrCompleteDT
Solidworks Projects

Solidworks Projects

A range of Solidworks tutorials for Key Stage 3 pupils. Can also be used as a revison excersize with Key Stage 4 & Key Stage 5 pupils.
garymcdevitt