Students in Year 7 have one Art lesson each week.
Year 7 Art students have one piece of homework set every two weeks.
This homework is set according to the homework timetable.
- To be able to understand the links between literacy and art
- To know and be able to describe the formal elements of art
- To gain a knowledge and understanding of the work of artists and crafts people
- To develop drawing and painting skills
- To be able to create a composition
- Develop an in-depth knowledge of colour theory
- Develop skills in analysing your own work and the work of others
- Drawing in pencil
- Water colour painting
- Creating work with oil pastels
- Creating work with soft pastels
- Designing a composition
- Analysing the work of other artists
- Line - can be used to show many different qualities such as contours of an object. the use of line can be used to express feelings or emotions. line is a path left by a moving point
- Shape - is an area enclosed by a line. it can be geometric or irregular
- Form - is a three-dimensional shape
- Tone - is used to show the three-dimensional qualities of an artwork, to create the illusion of form
- Space - this is including the background, foreground and middle ground. artists use positive and negative space
- Composition - the way objects are laid out on the page
- Georgia O’Keeffe - a painter who is best known for paintings of close up flowers. O’Keeffe's work can be seen on bottom right of the page
- Claude Monet – a very famous impressionist artist. for this project we will be looking at the use of colour (bottom left)
- To gain an understanding of the links between Literacy and Art
- To understand species which are considered endangered
- To develop and refine skills when using colour
- To develop and refine drawing skills
- To be able to develop watercolour painting techniques
- To be able to evaluate your own work and the work of others
- Painting Techniques
- Colour Pencil Techniques
- Endangered – A species seriously at risk of extinction.
- Ralph Steadman – A British illustrator who creates artwork representing extinct and endangered animals. Steadman frequently uses pen, ink, paint and collage.
- Sgraffito – Putting down a preliminary surface, covering it with another, and then scratching the superficial layer in such a way that a pattern or shape emerges
Students in Year 7 sit a baseline asessment at the the start of the Autumn Term.
Students then sit a summative assessment at the end of each project.