Topic 1 Year 8 Art & Design
|Art & Design|
|No of lessons||14|
|When is it happening||Term 1 Year 8|
|What will students learn||Students should build upon their basic drawing skills in relation to accurate scale and proportion alongside the use of tone to show form. Students should also be able to draw accurate and detailed facial features which are in the correct proportions and show the form of the face based on historical artists. Students should be able to identify areas of contrast in a photographic portrait before using knowledge and understanding of colour theory to select a cohesive colour scheme and creating a painted personal responses to the work of contemporary artist Shepard Fairey.|
|Key Knowledge that students should know at the end of 'Topic'||This is the knowledge that students will meet for the first time in this topic||
Understanding of proportion of the face.
Knowledge of portraiture from different times in history.
Knowledge of the plotting technique.
How Art can be used to put a message across.
|This is knowledge that students may have met before but will need to deepen their understanding||
Understanding of methods and techniques of showing 3-D form.
Understanding of colour theory.
Greater understanding of stylization and how it can apply to portraiture.
How to simplify a drawing.
Understand colour to create a colour scheme.Greater understanding of mark making techniques
|Key Skills that students should be able to demonstrate at the end of 'Topic'||This is the skills that students will meet for the first time in this topic||
Application of understanding of drawing in scale and proportion.Demonstrating shading with a range of tones to show different texture.
|This is skills that students may have met before but will need to develop||
Drawing using a system/process
Demonstrating shading with a range of tones to show form.
Mixing colours to match a colour scheme.
Increased range of brush techniques.
|Key vocabulary that students should know and understand||Portrait, Facial Features, Guidelines, Proportion, Scale, Base Tone, Shadow, Highlights, Directional Tone, Form, 2Dimentionall. 3Dimentional, Continuous Line, Hatching, Cross Hatching.|
|The Big Question||How many faces can a portrait have?|
Key questions that students should be able to answer at the end of the 'Topic'
|What makes up the face?|
|How can proportion make a difference?|
|What are the magic rules of Portraits?|
|How have portraits changed?|
|Why would you not use colour?|
|What ways can you use tone to show form?|
|How do you make 2-D look 3-D?|
|Who ,What and Why Shepard Fairey?|
|Is simple sometimes better?|
|What is stylisation?|
|How can you get a message across?|
|How do you get the most from a brush?|
|Are there any rules when using colour?|
|Can you be a critical friend to yourself?|