Art Y7

Overall Curriculum Goals

1.     Baseline Assessment – Creating forename and surname mathematically, adding gradient shading. Students investigate the Primary and Secondary colours

2.     Angie Lewin artist investigation – Polystyrene printing and mono printing. Students will also draw from observation.

3.     Textiles/Sewing - Based on the animated film ‘Ugly Dolls’ students create a felt Ugly Doll, using a variety of sewing techniques.

4.     Michael Craig-Martin artist investigation – Students look at perspective in drawing, and painting with watercolours.


 

Half Term 1

Half Term 2

Half Term 3 & 4

Half Term 5 & 6

Topic Title: 

BASELINE ASSESSMENT

Topic Title: 

ANGIE LEWIN – POLYSTYRENE PRINT MAKING

Topic Title: 

UGLY DOLLS TEXTILES SEWING

Topic Title: 

MICHAEL CRAIG-MARTIN – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

Topic Intent:

Drawing skills

Colour identification

Shading ability

Topic Intent:

Printing making

Drawing

Artist research

Topic Intent: 

Animation identification

Drawing

Colour shading application

Understanding design

Felt doll sewing

Topic Intent:

Stencilling

Drawing

Watercolour painting

Key Content / Skills:  

  • Students focus on their drawing ability, using a ruler to measure proportions to draw out their name.
  • Investigation into Primary colours and how to make Secondary colours.
  • Gradient shading – from dark to light smoothly – control of pencil and pencil crayons.

Key Content / Skills:  

  • Observational drawing ability
  • Engraving into polystyrene to create a printable tile.
  • Creating a double print using two coloured printing inks.
  • Identifying the work of artist Angie Lewin who will inspire the students' outcomes with their polystyrene prints.
  • How to correctly print using printing rollers and block inks.

Key Content / Skills:  

  • Students are to watch the Ugly Doll film.
  • Students will identify the meaning behind the film and how this impacts on their everyday life.
  • Learning how to thread up a sewing needle.
  • Identifying different sewing/stitching techniques.

Key Content / Skills:  

  • Drawing ability.
  • Scale and proportion when drawing.
  • Watercolour application.
  • Artist investigation and enquiry.

Assessment:

Marked at the end of the half term out of 40

Assessment:

Marked at the end of the half term out of 40

Assessment:

Students are marked out of 40 for their initial design and then for their final outcome. Total out of 80.

Assessment:

Students are marked out of 40 for their initial design and then for their final outcome. Total out of 80.

Home Learning:

To create any 3D outcome to represent a colour wheel.

Home Learning:

To create any 3D outcome to represent a colour wheel.

Home Learning:

To create an Ugly Dolls DCD cover that could be sold with the film in shops.

Home Learning:

To create a 2D pop art styled outcome using everyday objects that can be found around the house.

Employability, Professionalism and Enterprise  (EPE) Links

Students will identify aspects of the creative arts and how they link to designers and crafts people in the working world, and which careers are accessible through a visual arts subject.

Employability, Professionalism and Enterprise  (EPE) Links

To show and link the work to how Angie Lewin is commissioned and how her prints are used for stationary, bedding, curtains, cups etc…. and how she can make money from her style of work.

Employability, Professionalism and Enterprise  (EPE) Links

By looking at a recently created animated film, students are identifying the variety of different roles that are needed to create this film. Looking at animators, producers and graphic designers.

Employability, Professionalism and Enterprise  (EPE) Links

Students are able to identify how stencilled work is used in everyday life, such as on clothing, bedding, furniture, animated TV series etc...

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