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BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design Project Title:

Edexcel ‘Your Hired’

Lecturer/s:

Pete Collins

Unit/s:

Unit 6: Working in the Art & Design Industry 1/3

Pathway / Stage

Mandatory Unit

Date Set:

5/1/12

Review Date:

w/c 19/3/12

Hand-in Date:

26/1/12

Duration: 4 weeks

Unit Objectives On completion of this unit you will:

1 Know about organisations in the art and design industry 2 Know about job roles in the art and design industry.

Brief Overview: For this first brief of the unit you will be able to identify how organisations operate in the Art & Design Industry and list the job roles which are found within the industry. You will be able to describe the characteristics / qualities of the various job roles. The work will be done by Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design


research initially and the information presented in your journals and on A1 worksheets with supporting imagery. In weeks 3 & 4 your will work in pairs

To achieve a Merit for this unit you will need to explain how organisations operate and explain what form the job roles take. Therefore you will need to look more in depth.

To achieve a Distinction for this unit you need to display independence, fluency and be able to make your own informed conclusions.

Tasks.

Week 1: Create a mind map of as many jobs as you can in the Art & Design Industry on A1. (P1, P2). Use the LLC / Laptops to research further and build on your mind map. (P1, P2). Find out as many different jobs as possible and support these with images. (P1, P2). Describe what people do in these jobs alongside images. (P3). (FEsl/E3.1 Follow the main points of discussions.FEsl/E3.2 Use techniques to clarify and confirm understanding.FEsl/E3.3 Give own point of view and respond appropriately to others’ point of view.FEsl/E3.4 Use appropriate language in formal discussions/exchanges.FEsl/E3.5 Make relevant contributions, allowing for and responding to others’ input FEr/E3.1 Understand the main points of texts.FEr/E3.2 Obtain specific information through detailed reading)

Week 2: Continue to use the LLC / Laptops to research further and build on your mind map. (P1, P2). Find out as many different jobs as possible within Art & Design. (P1, P2). Describe what people do and link this to images. (P3). (FEsl/E3.1 Follow the main points of discussions.FEsl/E3.2 Use techniques to clarify and confirm understanding.FEsl/E3.3 Give own point of view and respond appropriately to others’ point of view.FEsl/E3.4 Use appropriate language in formal discussions/exchanges.FEsl/E3.5 Make relevant contributions, allowing for and responding to others’ input)

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Week 3&4: Working in Pairs research further into 5 parts of the industry. (P1,M1,D1) Groups - Georgia and Connor, Jo and Fenton, Darren and Ayrton. Find companies and research what they specifically do in relation to the areas of work chosen.(P2,P3,M2,D2). See suggested research. Produce A1 sheets of information for each one with images and supporting text. (P1,P2,P3,M1,M2,D1,D2) Group Discussion and comparison of the jobs. (P1,P2,P3) (FEsl/E3.1 Follow the main points of discussions.FEsl/E3.2 Use techniques to clarify and confirm understanding.FEsl/E3.3 Give own point of view and respond appropriately to others’ point of view.FEsl/E3.4 Use appropriate language in formal discussions/exchanges.FEsl/E3.5 Make relevant contributions, allowing for and responding to others’ input)

Outcome/s: Research notes in your journal supported by images, any print outs from websites etc in a ring binder. Mind map of jobs on A1. A1 worksheets of notes and supporting images. Each pair will have 5 x A1 sheets related to various parts of the industry. Final Group Discussion on the industries studied with where appropriate informed conclusions.

Suggested Reading/ Research: Fine Art – Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol, Peter Howson, Antony Gormley, Andy Goldsworthy. Fashion – Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Jean Paul Gaultier, Stella McCartney. Architects – Sir Norman Foster, Daniel Libeskind, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright. Animation – Aardmann Animations, Walt Disney, Dreamworks, Tim Burton. Photography – Rankin, David Bailey, Annie Leibovitz. Graphic Design – Toast Design, Buzz Graphic Design, David Carson, Neville Brody. Interior Design – See British Institute of Interior Designers website. Illustration – Gerald Scarfe, Peter Blake, Nicky Snow. Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design


Books: Check out the Library for texts relevant to your research. Websites: http://www.youngbritishdesigners.com/designers/ http://www.toastdesign.co.uk/ http://www.buzzgraphicdesign.co.uk/ http://biid.org.uk/ British Institute of Interior Designers) http://www.centralillustration.com/ http://www.theaoi.com/ (Association of Illustrators).

Resource Requirements: Full Art box. You need as a group to source your materials appropriate to what you are doing. Studio resources will be available. Laptops booked from IT as appropriate. Health and Safety: You will need to use your understanding of health and safety to maintain a safe and secure environment and act responsibly yourselves and with others in your team as well as the other groups and lecturers. You should ensure that you follow the health and safety rules within the studio and college setting, creating an environment that is empathetic to those around you.

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Unit Criteria:

To Pass the unit you will be able to:

x

To Achieve a Merit you will be able to:

x

To Achieve a Distinction you will be able to:

P1- Identify how

M1- Explain how

D1 - Independently and

organisations operate in the art and design industry.

organisations operate in the art and design industry.

fluently analyse how diverse organisations operate in the art and design industry, reaching informed conclusions.

P2 - list job roles

M2 - Explain the

D2 - Independently and

within the art and design industry.

characteristics of job roles within the art and design industry.

fluently explain the characteristics of diverse job roles within the art and design industry, reaching informed conclusions.

[IE]

[IE]

x

P3 - Describe the characteristics of job roles within the art and design industry. [IE]

IE = Independent enquirers TW= team workers

CT = creative thinkers RL= reflective learners SM= self – managers EP= effective participators

As part of self assessment you will need to keep this brief, tick off each of the criteria once you feel you have achieved it and then hand this is in with the completed work and sign and date at the bottom of this page. Learner Name: ……………………………………………………

Date : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Learner Signature: ……………………………………………… N:B – The work cannot be marked without this signed document to support the submitted evidence. Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design


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