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I am Head of Art in a mixed comprehensive school teaching Art and Phtoography for Year 7-13. Resources are mainly powerpoints and worksheets i have developed over the years for SOWs.

I am Head of Art in a mixed comprehensive school teaching Art and Phtoography for Year 7-13. Resources are mainly powerpoints and worksheets i have developed over the years for SOWs.
GCSE Photography  Rodchenko mini project
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GCSE Photography Rodchenko mini project

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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 Includes: Rodchenko photoshoot helpsheet Powerpoint Photoshop worksheet
GCSE Photography Portrait Project
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GCSE Photography Portrait Project

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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.
KS3 Art cover lessons
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KS3 Art cover lessons

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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 African pattern Futurism Magazine cover Street Art title
Graffiti art KS3 SOW
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Graffiti art KS3 SOW

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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.
Year 7 Cakes and Sweets Art SOW
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Year 7 Cakes and Sweets Art SOW

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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.
African Art Print SOW
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African Art Print SOW

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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.
AQA Fine Art/3D and Textiles Exam 2017
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AQA Fine Art/3D and Textiles Exam 2017

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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.
Art SOW Futurism Art
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Art SOW Futurism Art

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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
Japanese Art SOW
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Japanese Art SOW

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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
3D Koi carp lessons
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3D Koi carp lessons

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Powerpoint covering series of lessons creating a 3D cardboard fish suitable for Primary-Year 7 based around a Japanese SOW Photos of examples and how to achieve included.
Building a Composition on Photoshop
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Building a Composition on Photoshop

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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.
Still Life KS3 SOW
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Still Life KS3 SOW

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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.
Introduction to Photoshop for KS3
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Introduction to Photoshop for KS3

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Worksheet designed for Key Stage 3 lessons to teach students basic adjustments within Photoshop. Worksheet runs through basic tools that students can use to enhance their photographs.
Cubist Christmas Card
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Cubist Christmas Card

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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.
Close up Natural Form SOW
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Close up Natural Form SOW

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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.