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Art and Design

                      

 

 

                                                     

 

All projects enable pupils to experience and access art in some form. All aspects of the art curriculum are covered appropriately to the project being studied. Some aspects and artist studies may overlap, depending upon the project and where the theme directs form. The art curriculum at Grange Park includes drawing, painting, printing, 3D model making, sculpture, photography, digital art and textiles.  

KS3 Year 7&8

Terms 1-2

Drawing skills, Colour Theory and Artist Study

 

Past artist studies include – van Gogh, Cezanne, Gauguin, Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Picasso, David Hockney and Grayson Perry.

 

Festive arts and crafts:

Remembrance Day poppies

Halloween and Christmas decorative objects

 

 

Terms 3-4

Themes taken from the Art Canon:

 

Myths and Legends/Classic and Historical Art

Artists: Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian and Caravaggio.

 

Portraiture and Genre Painting

Artists: van Gogh, Rembrandt, Anthony van Dyke, Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Picasso, Gauguin

 

Landscapes (including Architecture and Buildings)

Artists: Monet, Turner, Gainsborough, Hockney, Louisa Hutton, Fashid Moussavi, Altoni Gaudi, Jock McFadyen

 

Animals – Rousseau, Matisse, Humphrey Ocean

 

Still Life and Nature –Cezanne, Andy Goldsworthy, Patrick Blanc

 

Additional genres will be introduced to coincide with these topics, enabling pupils to explore themes such as:

Architecture and Buildings, Surrealism, Pop Art, Impressionism, Digital Art, Modern Art and Installation art.

 

Examples of past projects include:

Architecture and Buildings – Perspective and technical drawing, Plans, model making and construction. Architects - Renzo Piano and Tonkin Liu.

Influences from Around the World – Islamic art and Printing - Block printing, design, screen printing – Arthur Liberty, Leighton, Greco Roman Ceramics.

Investigating Patterns  -  digital art, printing and textiles – Timorous Beasties, William Morris, De Morgan

Fantasy and Surrealism – drawing, painting, collage - Dali, Magritte, Paula Rego and Leonora Carrington

 

 

 

Terms 5-6

Take One Picture:

 

A project exploring and responding to a painting, art movement and artist.

 

Pupils will be introduced to a painting from the National Gallery and create a piece of artwork in response. Pupils will have the opportunity to have their work submitted for display at the gallery. They will also visit the National Gallery as part of this project.  

 

Past projects include:

 

Men of the Docks, George Bellows

 

An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, Joseph Wright of Derby

 

Mr and Mrs Andrews, Thomas Gainsborough

 

The Swing - Fragonard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KS3 – Year 9 - Launch of Bronze Art Award

 

Current Project: “The Benin Bronzes”

Pupils will:

·         Take part in an arts activity

·         Be the audience of an arts activity (museum or gallery visit, films, performing arts)

·         Conduct artist research

·         Share their skills with others

This project will run throughout year 9 (40 hours) and will involve a variety of the aspects of the art curriculum such as drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, photography, digital art, printing and textiles.

 

 

Year 10/11 OCR GCSE

Term 1

Pre coursework project

Still life/Drawing Project

Term 2

GCSE PROJECT

Portraiture and Identity

Term 3

GCSE PROJECT

Portraiture and Identity

Term 4

GCSE PROJECT

Portraiture and Identity

Term 5

GCSE PROJECT

Portraiture and Identity

Term 6

GCSE PROJECT

Portraiture and Identity

 

Year 10/11 OCR GCSE

Term 1

GCSE PROJECT

Portraiture and Identity

Term 2

GCSE PROJECT

Portraiture and Identity

Term 3

GCSE SET TASK LAUNCH

 

Term 4

GCSE SET TASK

 

Term 5

GCSE SET TASK EXAM

 

Term 6

GCSE project/mounting up/alternative timetable