S1 Art & Design Course Outline (3rd Level)
The Visual Elements and Design Issues will be introduced in this year so that by the end of S1, pupils will be able to show their ability to use line, tone, texture, shape, form, pattern, colour, mood etc as well as producing a critical piece of work about a fine artist and a designer.
Units of work
Induction Day: Illustrate Folders with Illustrated letter.
Expressive: Drawing Test- Shells
Shape, form, tone, colour, pattern, texture
Expressive: Mark making techniques sheet, Colour mixing + painting trials, painting of an apple: shape, form, colour, tone
(Homework -draw another apple in colour pencil)
Expressive: Halloween- pencil drawing of a pumpkin which is added to with crazy Halloween style (using the same principles as the apple drawing to show shape and form)
Expressive: IDL lesson with French- Landscape Painting (on A5 paper)
Line, shape, form, tone, colour, texture, mood.
Linked with Critical piece on the Impressionists
Critical Activity : Expressive- The Impressionists
Pupils will be shown powerpoint and for homework will create a poster/booklet/powerpoint about one of the Impressionist artists- giving a brief biography, showing images of their work and discussing the visual elements used within the chosen image.
Expressive Unit: Chalk Portraits- line, shape, form, colour, proportion
Expressive Unit: African Mask (Oil Pastel etching) – line, shape, pattern, colour
Design Unit: Ceramic Flat Fish hanging- shape, texture, pattern, colour, function, aesthetics.
Design Unit: 3-D Paper Sculpture Unit -Create a paper bird sculpture based on the work of Diana Beltran Herrera. Shape, Form, Pattern, Colour, Modelling skills
Design Unit: Christmas Decorations- line, tone, texture, pattern, function, aesthetics, costs, materials