Short Project used at the start of a photography course with the aim of teaching about shooting from angles and editing photos into black and white. Includes examples of students sketchbook pages
Rodchenko photoshoot helpsheet
This project is great for introducing GCSE students to some basic photography skills. Powerpoint contains 16 slides of contemporary portrait photographers with ideas on how to digitally and physically develop photographs. Powerpoint also contains some lesson objectives and examples of students sketchbook pages for presentation purposes. Lastly it contains inspiration and images on how students could develop their individual direction by planning their own photoshoot.
Range of worksheets for KS3 cover lessons looking at a range of artists and art movements. All cover designed to require pencil/colour pencil only to ensure ease. Each sheet includes images and success criteria. Most will require plain paper.
Cover sheets include:
Cubist Christmas card
Karl blossfeldt drawing
Lichtenstein's onomatopoeic lettering (including colouring in for low ability)
Peter Randall Page drawing
Futurism Magazine cover
Street Art title
This is a complete Graffiti SOW used for year 9 art students and It is a very popular sow with students. The SOW is shown in a Powerpoint and starts with tagging as a starting point where students learn how to create 3D letters and a personalised tag. Students then convert their initial into a 3D street art letter based on Alecks Cruz work (handout on artist also included) and later learn how to create stencils. Also included is street artist resource sheet with images from other street artists.
Powerpoint includes success criterias, peer assessments and exemplar work from teacher and students.
Designed for Year 9 based on ‘Close-up’ and inspired by Georgia O’Keefe. Powerpoint teaches:
How to create a study of 'Keefe
How to record observations through photography in response to an artist
How to create close up painting
Powerpoint includes learning objectives, success criteria and examples of work.
Also includes final painting assessment grid, and worksheet for experimenting with blending paint/oil pastels.
Perfect lesson for the last week of term or for a cover lesson for Key Stage Three Art class. Students design a christmas card based on cubist use of geometric shapes and planes. Worksheets includes a step by step scaffold for lower ability student.
Powerpoint includes different activities based around Japanese art:
1. Creating a name panel (with student examples) using website to translate into Japanese symbols
2. Origami tasks to make a collective origami wall
3. Drawing from origami
4. Koi Carp wind sock (I used rice paper to make) template included
SOW used for year 7's to teach colour theory and observational drawing skills. SOW centred around the work of Wayne Thiebaud looking at his depictions of cakes and sweets. Students learn to draw cakes and biscuits from observation and how to mix watercolour. Students develop work into a 3D modrock cupcake. Step by step guide on to make a mod rock cupcake also included.
This powerpoint can be used as a resource to introduce the exam themes or printed off as a class resource for students looking for inspiration along the exam journey. Powerpoint covers themes over the three specialisms. Each theme is split into introduction slide (with meaning and associated words) Visual inspiration slide and then slides containing artists who work within that theme beyond those offered on the Exam paper. Very useful support for students looking for starting points or supporting their independent enquiry.
Short project based around african print. Students learn to draw African print and work into a collagraph plate that will be used to create a rotational pattern print. This was a short project used for a Year 8 group during an observation.
This resource has been created for A Level Photography students but could equally be used with GCSE. The aim is to build understanding of Photographic genres and movements away from the classroom which may influence their coursework and related study. It is also really useful for Blended learning or if students are isolated as they can work through the booklet at home.
This booklet contains mini research projects on:
Each section contains: overview of genre and key artists, a key word search, some video links, some spaces to research key art work and photographers and a short practical project to show understanding of genre.
For independent Work this aims to cover 8 weeks of Individual study time if used in conjunction with lessons or could be used Blended learning to cover 1 month of home learning.
This is a unit of work designed for Year 7s but is also suitable for Year 8. It teaches studenst the following:
Understand what a still life is
How to create illusion of form with tone
How to use mark making to create form
How to draw a still life from observation
How to create mark making in monoprint
How to convert a Still Life into a cubist still life
Work is inspired by Giorgio Morandi and cubism
This is a rich powerpoint with images of example work collected over a few years of delivering project. In depth success criteria and learning objectives are clear on every slide.
Worksheet designed for KS5 photography lesson to create a collage using shapes . Ideal activity for students to respond to an artist and also learn different ways to experiment with photoshop. Worksheet also includes an example high level piece of work.
This resource was designed for Key Stage 4 SOw based on natural forms but the process can be changed to any object. Worksheet runs through how to create four compositions which can be used for planning a painting.
This is a SOW used at Year 9 to learn how futurist artists show speed and motion in their work. Students will learn how to complete an artist study, draw modern transport/technology and learn how to turn this into a futurism inspired piece of work.
Powerpoint includes many exemplars and success criteria for each piece of work
This project is set up to introduce students to the history of still life through research and a work sheet.
The project then sets students up to study photographer who take a contemporary twist on still life photography.
Students must plan and execute a photoshoot,
This is easily assessible for remote learning.