Art & Design

Staff

Mrs Paula Diamond

Miss Laurina Donnelly

KS3
Year 8

Term 1

- Colour

Pupils will

Develop an understanding of basic colour theory.

 

Mix and use appropriately a range of colours

 

Use colours for particular effects e.g. harmony contrast & discord

 

Learn how to apply paint appropriately

Term 2

- Express Your self

Pupils will

Build on previous experiences to develop an understanding of basic colour theory.

 

Mix and use appropriately a range of tints and shades.

 

Use colours for particular effects e.g. harmony contrast & discord

 

Use the emotive power of colour to effectively express feelings & emotions

 

Appreciate how artists can portray feelings and emotions through their use of colour.

 

Know what is a self-portrait/portrait.

Term 3

- Cupcakes/Buns

Pupils will

Develop an appreciation of the work of artists, designers and craft workers from their own and other cultures, past and present;

 

Research, gather and interpret information from direct experiences, observations, memory, imagination and a range of traditional and digital sources;

 

Develop creative thinking skills and personal creative outcomes through investigating, realising, designing and making;

 

Using the visual elements with understanding when engaging in art and design;

 

Evaluate and appreciate their own and others’ work through discussion and reflection.

Year 9

Term 1

 

- Pop Art

Pupils will

 

Explore the diversity of various cultures that are expressed through Art & Design. Pupils will explore Pop Art style of Painting through the work of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.

 

Investigate and respond to works of art that inspire and relate to their lives and experiences. Use a framework to give an individual response to a work of art.

 

Express themselves through Art & Design. Produce a package using ICT which reflect the qualities of Pop Art.

Term 2

 

- Insects

 

Pupils will

 

Investigate and respond to a stimulus based on insects.

 

Explore elements of art-line, tone, texture etc.

 

Select and experiment with a variety of media including collage, paint, colour in various ways

 

Gather ideas for subject matter from a variety of first hand and second hand experiences of natural environment

 

Be presented with activities to encourage an open-ended/problem solving approach which will encourage individual outcomes

Term 3

 

- Gaudi

 

Pupils will

Brain storm Natural Forms.

 

Understand the brief that has been set ‘to make a Gaudi inspired candle holder’, thinking about the constraints that they will have to overcome such as time and money.

 

Understand why looking at Antoni Gaudi and natural form pieces has helped to develop their abstract 3d clay candle holder sculptures.

 

Produce a series of tonal drawings, colour pencil and water colour preps using a variety of different natural forms such as bones, mushrooms, shells, flowers etc.

 

Taking inspiration from Antonio Gaudi these design will be turned into buildings designs.

 

Pupil will be introduced to Clay looking at health and safety. Produce a detailed drawing from a brainstorm of significant memories, looking at and understanding the formal elements, heavily influence by the work of others.

 

 

Develop an appreciation of the work of Architect Gaudi;

 

Develop creative thinking skills and personal creative outcomes through investigating, realising, designing and making.

Use the visual elements with understanding when engaging in art and design;

Evaluate and appreciate their own and others’ work through discussion and reflection.

Year 10

Term 1

- Portraiture  

Pupils will

 

Investigate what is a portrait and what is a self-portrait.

 

Analysis portraits by various artist.

 

 

Materials and Skills.

Pupils learn how facial features are drawn. The proportions of the face.

 

Also be familiar artist vocabulary, tone, line, symmetry etc:

 

Select and experiment with a variety of media.

 

Begin with tonal studies. Progress on to the value of skin tone.

 

First hand observations of fellow pupils.

 

Gather images and photography for observational purpose.

Be presented with activities to encourage an open-ended/problem solving approach which will encourage individual outcomes

Term 2

- Architecture& Iconic buildings in N I 

The pupil should

Gather and record information from direct and second hand sources

 

Annotate drawings and make written notes in work books

 

Make personal collections to inspire ideas

 

Develop spatial awareness and their ability to apply tone

 

Experiment with materials to produce textures

 

Discuss, compare and evaluate the development of their ideas and meaning in their work using appropriate vocabulary

 

Contribute to critical discussions about their work

Term 3

 

- Surrealism

 

Pupil will

 

Investigate & respond to a stimulus based on surrealism and Dali.

 

Select and experiment with a variety of media.

 

Gather ideas for subject matter from first hand sources.

 

Use previous units’ drawings of buildings.

 

Use memory and imagination.

 

Be presented with activities to encourage an open ended/problem solving approach which will encourage individual outcomes.

GCSE - CCEA
A Level
Career Opportunities

Careers in art and design can span many different specialist areas, from painting, photography and prop design to architecture, animation and art conservation.

 

Fine artists, photographers, and designer craftspeople (e.g. jewellery designers, silversmiths and woodworkers) tend to take a more freelance career route in pursuing their passion, developing their own individual style, exhibiting and finally selling their work

 

Graphic designers can work in many different areas, from book design in the publishing industry, to web design and packaging design for the food and drink industry. Some graphic designers work on a freelance basis, whilst many work for niche design agencies or as part of in-house departments of larger companies. You will often be working on various projects simultaneously. Life as a graphic designer can therefore be exceedingly fast-paced and challenging as well as highly exciting.

 

The worlds of engineering and construction would also be nowhere without the technical design skills of architects, product designers, spatial designers, landscape designers and mechanical design engineers.

 

Art and design careers don’t necessarily involve drawing, painting, sculpture or computer-based work. Indeed, fashion design and art conservation are other rewarding artistic careers that you might not have considered.

Student Support Materials

Art & Design CCEA www.rewardinglearning.org.uk/microsites/artanddesign

 

Monday After school extra teacher/pupil contact time for GCSE, AS and A2 student.

 

Lunch Time drop in support for year 12 GCSE students

 

Useful links:

 

The Void Galley

http://www.derryvoid.com/

 

The Mac Belfast

http://themaclive.com/

 

National Museums of Northern Ireland

http://www.nmni.com/

Clubs/Events

KS3 Lunch time Art Club

Art Competitions

School Christmas Completions

Christmas Craft Fair Club

Christmas Craft Fair

 

MUDC facilities Artist workshops for year 11

MLP Art Exhibition of GCSE, AS and A2 level pupils

 

Educational visits

Ulster Museum

CCEA True Colours Exhibition

Post 16 visit to the Lisburn road galleries.

Pervious Educational Trips to

London

Barcelona

November 18, 2019

November 4, 2019

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