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Preparing for Compulsory Tests and Assessment in GNVQ L2: Art and Design

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Age Range: KS4+

Enables students to practise the techniques of answering questions in the test format and encourages the development of skills required for the set assignment. Includes material on multiple-choice tests as well as on the short-answer tests.

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Size: 75 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 196 2
Code: PACA
Popularity rank: 175

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Contents List

LESSONS

UNIT ONE - 2D AND 3D VISUAL LANGUAGE

Test Skills

  • 7 STILL LIFE - raises awareness of the skills needed for still life.
  • 9 MARK MAKING - introduces the formal elements of line, tone and shape.
  • 11 CUBISM - introduces students to the concept of cubism.
  • 13 3D - introduces students to three-dimensional work.
  • 15 CONTAINERS - introduces 3D objects that are functional.

Assessment/Assignment

  • 17 INTERIOR MULTIMEDIA - a practice assignment encouraging personal response.
  • 19 TREE STUDY - shows how the study of an artist can help provide a new approach.
  • 21 MY CONTAINER - working on a theme, and use of organic forms.
  • 23 GRAPHICS - gives experience of working with a research brief.
  • 25 PAINTING - the concept of landscape painting.

UNIT TWO - MATERIALS, TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGY

Test Skills

  • 27 2D DRY MEDIA - introduces the concept of design using dry media.
  • 29 PRINTING AND PAINTING - introduces students to 2D wet media work.
  • 31 COLLECTING IMAGES - introduces the concept of photomontage.
  • 33 BITS AND BOBS - using found objects to create a different type of sculpture.
  • 35 EXPERIMENT - differences between resistant and non-resistant materials.

Assessment/Assignment

  • 37 CELEBRATION - working to a brief within materials, techniques and technology.
  • 39 HOLIDAY BARGAINS - practice in using ICT for specific design purposes.
  • 41 MAQUETTES - introduces the requirements of large sculpture work.
  • 43 FASHION DESIGN - the commercial approach to design.
  • 45 IMAGINATIVE PAINTING - looking at painting in an imaginative way.

UNIT THREE - EXPLORING EACH OTHER'S WORK

Assessment/Assignment

  • 47 IMPRESSIONISM - insights into the impressionist style.
  • 49 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - introduces students to the real world of work.
  • 51 COLLECT AND RECORD - methods for collecting and recording information.
  • 53 PRESENTATION - the importance of the finishing stages of a piece of work.
  • 55 DISPLAY - the importance of displaying work in the best way possible.

UNIT FOUR - WORKING TO A BRIEF

Test Skills

  • 57 IN BRIEF - creating a large piece of work for public display.
  • 59 CRAFTY! - a design exercise for papier mâché.
  • 61 DESIGN - use of graphics and working to a brief, in a CD cover design exercise.
  • 63 A DESIGN SYSTEM - introduces the concept of a design system.
  • 65 A BRIEF ANALYSIS - shows students how to analyse a brief.

Assessment/Assignment

  • 67 BOARD IDEAS - shows students why initial ideas and drawings are produced.
  • 69 BOARD RESEARCH - research of a product and its market.
  • 71 BOARD DEVELOPMENT - developing work in more detail.
  • 73 BOARD PRESENTATION - completing the design brief.
  • 75 MAY I PRESENT...? - displaying work, and evaluating it

APPENDIX

  • 76 GLOSSARY - a glossary of terms.