Key Stage 3

KS3 Art 

 

Year 7

Basic Skills - An introduction to drawing ,colour theory and painting involving painting colour wheels, mixing and blending paint, drawing objects in proportion and recording tone.

Portraiture - This project introduces basic portraiture drawing and painting from first hand observation. Students are introduced to relevant artist exploring this art form and will be involved in using their colour theoretical knowledge and drawing skills to produce an A3 portrait incorporating experimenting with facial proportions and features.

Insect Project- Students will design and construct an insect using card and wire construction techniques. Researching artist such as Louise Bourgeois, Tessa Farmer and Antonio Gaudi will form the basis of the contextual component of this unit. Web resource: www.bugbios.com  and  www.tate.org.uk

Landscape – a painting project where students will research the work of 3 different landscape artists and photographers, analyse their work, develop your drawing skills by looking at composition and producing a joiner landscape and a painting of it

Year 8

Cubism – This project involves 2D mixed media collage (A3 size) and 3D Card construction exploring the Cubist art movement. Students will be making artworks in response to George Braque/David Hockney’s experiments and will be experimenting with deconstructing images, blending colour using oil pastels, paint and chalk. ICT- Hockneyizer web program.  http://bighugelabs.com/flickr/hockney.php

Zombie Film Poster- This is a project involving Graphic design and layout, digital photography and imaging and painting. Students will design and make their own Mixed media horror film poster using their own and iCT based resources.

Day of the Dead - A 3D project where students will be required to design their own clay day of the dead sculpture

Year 9

Pop Art - This is a 3D project based on the work of the sculptor -Claeus Oldenberg. Students are require to present their research based opn visual artists of this moovement and make a personal response to the mentioned arts scuptures. The final sculptures are restricted to size no larger than an A4 photocopy box and are embellished and decorated in pop art style designs chosen specifically by the students.

Flight Project  - Students will research the work of 3 different “flight” artists, analyse their work, develop their idea by presenting a selection of drawings, paintings of wings, a wire wing and a mixed media wing at GCSE standard

Anti Bullying – students will produce a piece of mixed media work  on the theme of anti-bullying They will develop their idea by taking photos of anti-bullying scenes and producing a simplified poster with a strong concept.

Year 7

Basic Skills - An introduction to drawing ,colour theory and painting involving painting colour wheels, mixing and blending paint, drawing objects in proportion and recording tone.

Portraiture - This project introduces basic portraiture drawing and painting from first hand observation. Students are introduced to relevant artist exploring this art form and will be involved in using their colour theoretical knowledge and drawing skills to produce an A3 portrait incorporating experimenting with facial proportions and features.

Insect Project- Students will design and construct an insect using card and wire construction techniques. Researching artist such as Louise Bourgeois, Tessa Farmer and Antonio Gaudi will form the basis of the contextual component of this unit. Web resource: www.bugbios.com  and  www.tate.org.uk

Landscape – a painting project where students will research the work of 3 different landscape artists and photographers, analyse their work, develop your drawing skills by looking at composition and producing a joiner landscape and a painting of it

Year 8

Cubism – This project involves 2D mixed media collage (A3 size) and 3D Card construction exploring the Cubist art movement. Students will be making artworks in response to George Braque/David Hockney’s experiments and will be experimenting with deconstructing images, blending colour using oil pastels, paint and chalk. ICT- Hockneyizer web program.  http://bighugelabs.com/flickr/hockney.php

Zombie Film Poster- This is a project involving Graphic design and layout, digital photography and imaging and painting. Students will design and make their own Mixed media horror film poster using their own and iCT based resources.

Day of the Dead - A 3D project where students will be required to design their own clay day of the dead sculpture

Year 9

Pop Art - This is a 3D project based on the work of the sculptor -Claeus Oldenberg. Students are require to present their research based opn visual artists of this moovement and make a personal response to the mentioned arts scuptures. The final sculptures are restricted to size no larger than an A4 photocopy box and are embellished and decorated in pop art style designs chosen specifically by the students.

Flight Project  - Students will research the work of 3 different “flight” artists, analyse their work, develop their idea by presenting a selection of drawings, paintings of wings, a wire wing and a mixed media wing at GCSE standard

Anti Bullying – students will produce a piece of mixed media work  on the theme of anti-bullying They will develop their idea by taking photos of anti-bullying scenes and producing a simplified poster with a strong concept.