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Art & Design curriculum resources
3D Food Art Project
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3D Food Art Project

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Claes Oldenburg Inspired 3d food art. This resource provides students with a thoughtful purpose looking at a variety of different food art options to be made from a cardboard base and mod roc application. Attached is the step by step differentiated construction guides for all 5 listed ideas in the powerpoint.
Tim Burton Character Design
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Tim Burton Character Design

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A perfect resource for a one off lesson looking at Tim Burton and his distinct illustration style. The powerpoint introduces Burton and then looks at character design through manipulated Pokemon. The task includes visual objectives and a demonstration using pen and wash technique.
The Big Draw - Christmas Challenge
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The Big Draw - Christmas Challenge

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This resource has been the most successful Christmas activity used across the school. On the resource there are interesting and quirky drawing tasks to get the Christmas spirit alive and the creativity flowing. It can be made into a competition or just used for fun in lessons as we head up to Christmas.
Graphics Introduction - Onomatopoeia Typography
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Graphics Introduction - Onomatopoeia Typography

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A fun and exciting resource gets students thinking about typography in an illustrative way. The PowerPoint includes an artist link to Roy Lichtenstein and demonstrates the origins of onomatopoeia through different media examples ( in particular an infamous 1960's batman scene). Students are given the task to illustrate onomatopoeia words in a comic strip format using a follow-along worksheet also included.
Graphics Introduction - Perspective Drawing
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Graphics Introduction - Perspective Drawing

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A perfect PowerPoint resource (and follow-along worksheet) to aid students with the basic drawing skills of graphic design. The pack includes an interactive PowerPoint resource and worksheet looking at 1 point and 2 point perspective as well as isometric drawing.
AQA Marking Matrix
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AQA Marking Matrix

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After a lot of research and networking around this issue as well as attending the latest AQA CPD on Assessment. I have devised a marking matrix which will help you to assess students against the latest 9-1 grade boundaries. Due to OFQUAL not releasing any grade boundaries, this is only a guide summarised by converting last years grade boundaries against the old letter grade systems and analysing it against the new assessment criteria and marking format.
Consumerism and the Consumer
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Consumerism and the Consumer

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A quirky resource to get students to think about the products they buy and consume. The powerpoint includes some interesting activities which encourage students to look behind the face of media and advertisement.
Careers in Art
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Careers in Art

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This resource introduces students to a variety of different creative careers centered around a comic strip task. Pupils explore the role of an illustrator, graphic designer, art director and animator and discover the importance of each position just to create one outcome. Students enjoyed the task were informed about the different creative roles in industry
Optical Art Cube
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Optical Art Cube

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A fun and creative scheme of work looking lesson by lesson at diffierent optical illusions. The powerpoint looks at many different forms of optical art and provides students with a step by step guide on each activity.
Islamic Art  Asian Elephants
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Islamic Art Asian Elephants

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This resource is a fun packed activity for students of KS3 which looks at the importance of Asian elephants in Islamic culture. Students have an opportunity to work with traditioanl islamic patterns and apply in the style of the examplars to an elephant template. Students may apply colour to their design to reflect the tradtional colours used in Islamic culture. The resource contains a word document.
Designing a Maori Ta Moko
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Designing a Maori Ta Moko

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An introduction into the culture and traditions of Maori and Ta Moko. The powerpoint is relevant and contemporary and demonstrates the process of how to design and draw a Ta Moko.
Graphics Introduction - Google Doodle Designs
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Graphics Introduction - Google Doodle Designs

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A fun and quirky resource to get students thinking about the use of typography in design. The resource begins with a 'dingbat' type starter task and leads into the basics of typography and its traditional structure. A fun and interesting specification task asks students to design their own Google doodle using adjectives of their personality to illustrate the letters of the logo in a creative way.
Pop Art Project Homework
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Pop Art Project Homework

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if your looking for a homework task that will engage, motivate and enthuse students, then this is perfect! This has been the most successful project homework I have set which allowed students to get creative in an exciting and relevant way. Pupils select an option (1-4) and apply the Pop Art style to a 3d object. See examples on the PowerPoint to encourage exceptional and inspiring results!
Designing a Mandala
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Designing a Mandala

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Pupils of KS3 will be able to use the grid to create inspirational Mandala designs whilst considering the formal elements of art. She resource caters for those of all abilities with guided starting points and examples.
ABA Mark Making Bugs
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ABA Mark Making Bugs

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This resource allows students to develop skills in intricate design and symmetry. Pupils become engrossed in the 'zentangle' patterns and learning to apply them to the template to define bug features through contrast.