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Bespoke resources for design technology and art and design for key stages three, four and five

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Bespoke resources for design technology and art and design for key stages three, four and five
Rendering exercises to help develop graphic and presentation skills.
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Rendering exercises to help develop graphic and presentation skills.

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A resource developed for years seven, eight or nine to improve graphic skills and presentation of ideas. The seven tasks begin with thick and thin line technique, rendering materials and texture. Students are given 'sample sheets' of black and white rendered forms that show how tonal detail and specific materials would appear rendered in both monochrome and colour. Students are then prompted to look at how to combine colour with tone and texture. The Powerpoint contains all the visual resources and examples needed to complete the assignment.
Visual elements information sheets
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Visual elements information sheets

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Information sheets describing visual elements from line work to colour theory. These pages are aimed primarily at graphic design students but are also useful as a resource to develop visualising skills for Art and Design students in general.
Single and two point perspective worksheet
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Single and two point perspective worksheet

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Perspective work sheets made especially for lower ability students. The Powerpoint slides take them through the concepts stage by stage. The work can be consolidated by completing an identical workbook by adding missing details.
Types of Motion, Mechanisms and Force
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Types of Motion, Mechanisms and Force

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A resource and set of activities prepared for year eight to introduce types of motion, mechanisms and force. The resource offers some comprehension and practical research into levers, linkages, and cam mechanisms with a card based engineering design task at the end. questions and tasks to consolidate and extend the learning are built in at each stage
Adobe Photoshop Basics
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Adobe Photoshop Basics

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An introduction to Adobe Photoshop for beginners or more advanced. A resource for both teachers and students with some structured activities designed to help them become familiar with the basic resources and functions of the application. Highly visual resources explore Photoshop uses for artists,photographers and media students and teachers.
Fixtures, Fastenings and Adhesives
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Fixtures, Fastenings and Adhesives

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An information and research task for students and teachers to investigate a range of mechanical fixings, knock down fittings and adhesives. A wide range of examples are covered along with practical applications with reasons for use. The closing slides contain a comprehension exercise and question sheet for students to complete. The resource contains lots of images and reference to real world applications.
Sustainable Design and The Environment
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Sustainable Design and The Environment

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A resource to explore the environmental and ethical and moral impact of design and manufacturing on the planet. Several case studies are used to explore sustainability issues and the ethical alternatives. I made it as an optimistic resource that shows students there are viable, sustainable alternatives to current, unsustainable design and manufacturing. Concepts and content includes, sustainable and unsustainable design, renewable and non renewable energy sources, product life cycle analysis, six R’s of sustainability, up cycling and the hidden costs of design.
Paint and colour application techniques
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Paint and colour application techniques

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A resource for art teachers designed to introduce students to a range of basic techniques, processes and terminology about using paint and application methods. The resources contains a lot of clear, well presented visual resources and a detailed four page task booklet to guide and instruct students through each process and technique.
Design and build a wind powered garden decoration/whirligig
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Design and build a wind powered garden decoration/whirligig

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A resource I designed and made for year nine or ten product design. Students study the basics of motion, mechanisms and force to produce a crank driven garden decoration. It isn’t a heavily prescriptive resource but offers opportunity for interpretation, differentiation and varying degrees of sophistication in terms of outcome. It contains lots of mini focused practical tasks to produce the key components for a complete, functioning garden whirligig. It contains a wealth of information to help analyze existing products, conceptualize and develop a working solution.
Lighting Design Resources and Project task List
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Lighting Design Resources and Project task List

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A resources to enable students and teachers to investigate nineteenth and twentieth century lighting as stimulus to designing an interior light using a range of materials and processes. The file contains an investigation into major design movements from the Arts And Crafts movement to the digital design of the present and how these philosophies and styles have influenced design. Students are prompted to critically analyse examples of lighting designs from each era to find useful features for their own work. The pack also contains a guide booklet to take them through each stage of the design task. Each resource can be edited or adjusted to suit the needs of the teacher and class.
Surface Finishes and Protection
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Surface Finishes and Protection

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A guided investigation into a variety of surface finishes and protection for a range of materials together with the reasons for their use in manufacturing. Students have a set of questions and tasks to complete to consolidate their learning.
T-Rex Bookend Construction Plan
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T-Rex Bookend Construction Plan

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A great idea for an assignment or enrichment activity. Build your own terrifying T Rex bookend beast to guard your books with this detailed construction tutorial containing all the templates and construction plans needed to bring him to life. Adapt the detailed plans to suit your own KS3 scheme of work.
Build a simple mechanical marvel robot toy using cams and cranks
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Build a simple mechanical marvel robot toy using cams and cranks

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A task designed to introduce simple mechanisms and develop work shop skills when possibly producing in quantity. This a comprehensive and very visual resource that lends itself to a production based, or focussed practical task for year nine or ten students. The task includes opportunity for some differentiation in terms of the level of sophistication of possible outcomes. Clear, concise instructions guide every step of production and assembly. A really fun task to explore batch production and team work. I also plan to use it to help develop students ability to plan the production of a chosen outcome by identifying the resources needed and the correct, logical sequence of construction and assembly.
Push Along Orca Toy
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Push Along Orca Toy

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A fantastic resource for an enrichment or craft extension activity. The snappy orcas mouth opens and closes as you push her along making a lovely wooden click sound as the jaws snap shut. She’s made from painted, recycled birch plywood for durability and sustainability. Begin making your own by downloading the detailed production plan! The PDF contains all the templates, easy to follow instructions and information needed to produce this adorable creature that will be loved for generations.
Mechanical Duck Toy Construction Plans
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Mechanical Duck Toy Construction Plans

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A fantastic resource for an enrichment activity or craft club. Build this adorable, laminated, carved and polished birch plywood duck toy. A perennial push along favourite. Follow the easy to understand tutorial to complete your own push pull duck toy. The head rises and falls as you push him along causing the beak to snap open and shut making a lovely click. Two concealed cam wheels also cause the wings to raise and lower alternately. He’s carved and shaped from layers of stained and sealed birch plywood for durability. The tutorial contains all the information, templates and drawings needed to produce your own clattering duck that will be treasured for years.
A presentation to explain the basics of digital photography and lens types
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A presentation to explain the basics of digital photography and lens types

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An introduction to photography using a D.S.L.R camera. Basic concepts such as exposure setting, aperture setting, and shutter speed are explained with clear visuals and text. Information is sometimes repeated using different combinations of text and images to assist understanding. The latter part deals with lens types using clear visuals to explain concepts such as focal length and lens uses or applications. There are two comprehension exercises about basic photography and lens concepts within this presentation for students to complete.