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Detailed guides and lessons for Photography and Art teachers. Created by a seasoned Photographer and artist who has a passion for education

Detailed guides and lessons for Photography and Art teachers. Created by a seasoned Photographer and artist who has a passion for education
Insects scheme for Art and Design
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Insects scheme for Art and Design

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Full scheme of work for Art and Design focusing on insects. Includes powerpoints, printouts, homework, marksheets, starters and plenaries for each lesson. Focuses on a range of skills including monoprint, coloured pencil, biro, watercolour, pastels, zentangle and mixed media. The scheme was designed for year 7 but could easily be used for any keystage 3 group. Involves a variety of skills that help children develop the necessary skills for GCSE.
Animal art with starters and plenaries
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Animal art with starters and plenaries

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3 Lessons that focus on drawing animals with a variety of mediums including Charcoal, Pencil and Biro. Not a full scheme but has intros, starters, plenaries and could easily be developed into a full scheme. Designed for year 7 but could be used for any Key stage 3 group.
Year 7 Photography basics 10 week scheme of work
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Year 7 Photography basics 10 week scheme of work

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10 week photography scheme of work teaching all the basics. Includes research tasks practical, marking and feedback section, supporting powerpoint, homework and an editing guide. Perfect for any group at KS3 or KS4 as a great introduction to photography. Made by a professional photographer with over 20 years experience.
Zentangle Alana De Haynes Portraiture project
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Zentangle Alana De Haynes Portraiture project

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Booklet and powerpoint for a full 6 week Zentangle portrait project which focuses on work by artist Alana De Haynes. Comes with photographic theory, studio lighting guide and zentangle drawing exercises and guides. Great for keys stage 3 and groups that want to explore mixing media.
Composition Photography Scheme of work
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Composition Photography Scheme of work

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10 week Photography scheme of work that includes in-depth booklet for students to write in, homework, basic editing guide and supporting powerpoint. Perfect for any group at KS3 or KS4. Full scheme with everything needed to teach the fundamentals of composition and how it effect imagery. Made by a professional photographer with over 20 years experience
Photography and Art Final piece guide
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Photography and Art Final piece guide

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Guide created for year 11 GCSE and A level students to help them plan and produce their final piece. I made this as I noticed a lot of my GCSE group were struggling with what to write to support their final piece. This guide not only advises students about annotation but also covers what the final piece should entail, how to introduce it, what supporting materials should be mentioned and the evaluation itself, which covers the final piece and wraps up the portfolio. Can be adjusted for any year group and would work equally as well with art.
Photography Mini GCSE editing guide
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Photography Mini GCSE editing guide

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Photography editing guide made for GCSE students to complete. Teaches three different editing techniques that cover Layering, layer styles, layer masks, double exposure and quick selection. Focuses on the work of three different photographers and is perfect for those looking to teach simple editing techniques that have visually impressive outcomes. Perfect for those teaching GCSE or A Level photography. Made by a photographer with over 20 years experience.
Hattie Stewart Editing guide (Advanced)
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Hattie Stewart Editing guide (Advanced)

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A full guide on how to edit in the style of Graphic Designer: Hattie Stewart. Made for use with Photoshop but can also be used with online software like Photopea. Great for GCSE and A level pupils who are more able and want an editing technique that will challenge them and allow them to be creative.
Photography skin peel editing guide
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Photography skin peel editing guide

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Editing guide for a Matthieu Bourel themed piece. Perfect for GCSE photography classes. All you need is a portrait an image that will stand out. Perfect to teach layering, layer masks, drop shadow and general image manipulation. Outcomes look really strong. Made by a professional photographer with over 20 years experience.
Platon Portrait Photography Scheme
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Platon Portrait Photography Scheme

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Photography scheme of work that focuses on Portraiture and thework of Platon. Very in-depth scheme that includes work booklet, supporting powerpoint, homework, marking areas and editing guide. All made for Adobe photoshop. Great for any KS3 or KS4 teacher of Art or Photography. Runs for 10 weeks and is designed to prepare students for GCSE. Has all AO criterias covered so is perfect to set expectation for GCSE. Made by a professional photographer with over 20 years experience
Composition within photography
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Composition within photography

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Lesson which focuses on different rules of composition within photography. Looks at some of the main rules: Rule of thirds Leading lines Patterns Frame within a frame This helps students build an understanding of how to compose their images and use the shooting environment to their advantage. Lesson involves a theory based activity to start, followed by a practical activity, finishing with creation of contact sheets and selection/evaluation of students’ strongest images. Perfect for year 10 or AS. Designed for those who are new to photography but relevant to all ability levels
Photography portfolio start: Choosing a theme and introducing it
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Photography portfolio start: Choosing a theme and introducing it

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Guide that help pupils introduce a chosen theme. Includes a checklist for title page, mind map and introduction. Helps students gain an understanding of how to communicate intentions and introduce their theme. This works really well for students who need something tangible to guide them. Perfect for year 10 or AS, but also useful at any photography class.
Basic Camera Settings Photography
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Basic Camera Settings Photography

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Lessons to teach students the basic camera settings that should be utilised in order to create different aesthetics. Focus on shutter speeds, aperture and ISO. The exposure triangle is so important in photography I always try to make sure students have a good understanding of how to control the camera. There are three practical tasks included in project: 1, Asking students to show both a deep ad shallow depth of field in their images. 2, Students show both a slow and fast shutter in their imagery. 3, Create a contact sheet for both shoots then evaluate Great for both GCSE and A level. Mainly aimed at those who have not studied photography before but also useful for those who have. Lots of helpsheets and examples of each to help build understanding.
Giacomo Costa editing guide
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Giacomo Costa editing guide

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Adobe photoshop editing guide in the style of photographer: Giacomo Costa. Could also be used with free editing websites like photopea. Shows students how to use a diverse range of tools in order to create a piece with buildings stacked on top of each other. Perfect for GCSE or A level. Designed for OCR, AQA and WJEC but could be used with any others. Also edit can easily be differentiated because the edit can be as expansive as you like depending on how many buildings are added.
Artist research booklets for Photography
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Artist research booklets for Photography

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Booklets designed so students have everything needed for Assessment objective 1 in the same place. Comes with background information, images, key words and questions to help with annotation. Artists covered are: Helmo Franck Bohbot Andres Gallardo Albajar Brno Del Zao Lisa Creagh Ulric Collette Li Wei Matthieu Bourel Paul Reiffer Victoria Seimer Aneta Ivanova Merve Ozaslan
Stephanie Jung Editing guide
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Stephanie Jung Editing guide

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A full guide on how to edit in the style of Stephanie Jung. Made for use with Photoshop but can also be used with online software like Photopea. Great for GCSE and A level pupils who want a quick outcome that is of a high standard. Simple editing technique that involves multiple exposures combined to creative effect. Great for lower ability students
Fong Qi Wei Editing guide
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Fong Qi Wei Editing guide

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A full guide on how to edit in the style of Fong Qi Wei. Made for use with Photoshop but can also be used with online software like Photopea. Great for GCSE and A level pupils who want a quick outcome that is of a high standard. Simple singular image technique that teaches how to create beams of light in an image.