Information & homework/preparation TASK SHEET 2– Unit 1 October/November 2013 • • • • •
Developing ideas in response to the theme MY WORLD/MY ENVIRONMENT/ MYSELF/MY FAMILY & FRIENDS/MY BELIEFS/ MY HOPES & FEARS Experimenting with different materials & techniques How can we develop work in a ‘Visual Journey’ from one piece to the next to build up a portfolio of skills & ideas? You will have skills based workshops to teach & develop different skills as well as developing independent working & portfolio ideas.
Christian Boltanski (Furnace Bridge of Chases)
Tony Cragg ( Cumulus)
STARTING POINT/ FOCUS – Photoshop development TASKS • •
From photographs of personal sculpture & your photo journal – Take sections of photographs & experiment with Photoshop to alter colour & different filter effects to create 4 ideas for an oil pastel/paint piece From the summer holiday work – document the photographic elements completed & produce a Photoshop piece based on the manipulation & layering of several images to create a complex image using filters & layers
Danny O’Connor (Almighty Assurance)
Krzysztof Domaradzki. (The last of us)
STARTING POINT/ FOCUS – Development into colour & printmaking. TASKS • • •
Complete an oil pastel piece from a section of your personal sculpture photographs Complete a painting from a different section of your personal sculpture photographs Complete an etching from a self-‐generated image
STARTING POINT / FOCUS – Development of a Portrait element TASKS • • • •
Take 5/6 Portrait photographs from different angles with different lighting/make up etc. Complete a Charcoal/Chalk portrait from one of the photo graphs Merge the portrait element with a background photo from your personal sculpture/ collage/ photographic journal image to create a black & white design for a woodcut Complete a set of wood cut prints on different collaged/ painted backgrounds
Daniel Schaefer STARTING POINT / FOCUS – Artist research TASKS • • • •
Research the German Expressionist movement with particular reference to their Woodcuts. Research artist Kathe Kollwitz, her drawings & prints Research 3 artists that you like or dislike (for whatever reason) -‐ compare & contrast their work. Refer to sheets on how to research artworks/painting/sculpture/photography to help you.
STARTING POINT / FOCUS – Visiting an exhibition – Liverpool Biennial TASKS • • • •
Visit Liverpool Galleries – November 2013 – school trip Make notes about Artwork seen, ideas & concepts the artists have used – Ideas for future development of your own work in relation to the work of the artists you have seen. Develop a piece of work in response to a piece seen at the Walker or Tate Galleries Visit another local gallery or exhibition, in your own time. Document the visit in your sketchbook
STARTING POINT / FOCUS – Personalised Teaching & Learning TASKS •
Personal Tutorials with staff -‐ Develop your OWN interests & ideas after discussion with your teachers. Complete other work that interests you – document all thoughts in your sketchbook.