National 5 Art Essay Introduction

National 4/5 - Expressive Course   
     
Link to National 4/5 Design Course 

Return of Art and Design Nat 5 folios: 
All Candidates who want the return of folios 
approx £5- all money and forms for request of work will be sent to SQA 15th June 2016.  Pupils should expect to collect their folios in November 2016.
Information will be announced on the S4 homepage nearer the time of return.


The Nat 5 exam is 1 hour 10mins long and 4 questions must be answered.

*** Parents may wish to know that Hodder-Gibson have published a book called
"How to pass National 5 Art & Design" at £10.99 (ISBN:9781444187328) 
as part of a series of study books for various SQA subjects. Practical work guides, exemplar questions/ art vocabulary usage/ etc can be found in this book, and it may be a good guide for preparation and study at Nat 5 in this subject. 
This book is available for online purchase ***


National 4/5 in a Nutshell - information for Pupils and Parents (see below)6

Below you can find Resources/Success Criteria for the National 4/5 Expressive Unit, and all the information you will need to help you with this project. 
If you are absent from school, you can check this web page to see what you should be doing/or contact your teacher by clicking on STAFF page, for any advice or help you require.

National 4/5 - Still Life Expressive Project

The National 4/5 Expressive Project is based around Still Life.
During this unit you will produce your own Still Life Drawing or Painting, and learn a variety of drawing and painting techniques.
 
You will also study the Still Life work of TWO well known artists during this project. You will be given a choice of two of the following artists : 
Vincent Van Gogh, Samuel Peploe, Frank Colclough, and Susan Abbott. 
These artists are from different time periods, and paint using different styles 
and media.

Below is the Checklist of tasks for the Still Life Expressive Project.

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Exemplar Research Material : Vincent Van Gogh
Annotated notes and Artist paintings, and your own drawings and paintings of your still life group 
make up this sheet (see examples below)

Exemplar Development Material : Vincent Van Gogh
Annotated notes, drawings and your own Development drawings and paintings of your still life group. Two different Still life routes should be shown, using some of the same objects, and some that are included in one route only. (see examples below)

Exemplar Research Material : Frank Colclough
Annotated notes and Artist paintings, and your own drawings and paintings of your still life group make up this sheet (see examples below)

Exemplar Development Material : Frank Colclough
Annotated notes, drawings and your own Development drawings and paintings of your still life group. Two different Still life routes should be shown, using some of the same objects, and some that are included in one route only. (see examples below)

Exemplar Research Material : Susan Abbott
Annotated notes and Artist paintings, and your own drawings and water-colour paintings of your still life group make up this sheet (see examples below)

Exemplar Research Material : Samuel Peploe
Annotated notes and Artist paintings, and your own drawings and paintings of your still life group make up this sheet (see examples below)

Exemplar Development Material : Samuel Peploe
Annotated notes, drawings and your own Development drawings and paintings of your still life group. Two different Still life routes should be shown, using some of the same objects, and some that are included in one route only.
 (see examples below)

Vincent Van Gogh (Post Impressionist - Historical Still Life Artist)

Samuel John Peploe (Scottish Colourist - Historical Still Life Artist)

Susan Abbott (Contemporary Still Life Artist)

Frank Colclough (Contemporary Still Life Artist)

For Pupils and Parents: 
S4 Expressive Unit Deadlines 
for Session 2015-16
can be found on the right.

Pupils should note that Assessment deadlines must be met on time, 

to pass in each unit.

The Expressive Unit and Expressive Still Life essay should be completed by April 2016, in preparation for Final Portfolio send off for National 5 pupils on 22 April 2016



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National 4/5
Still Life Critical Activity Questions
can be found below. 
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In the Art and Design Department learners develop practical skills as they explore how to visually represent and communicate their thoughts and ideas through their work, and study the works of artists and designers. Following a broad and general course from S1, pupils will work towards a range of SQA’s Art and Design qualifications which provide learners with a broad, practical experience of art and design practice and related critical activities.

Qualifications                                                           SQA Subject Information

National 3 Art and Design                                        www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/48580.html

National 4 Art and Design                                       www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/47385.html

National 5 Art and Design                                       www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/47388.html

Higher Art and Design                                             www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/47892.html

Advanced Higher Art and Design (Design)          www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/48494.html

Advanced Higher Art and Design (Expressive)   www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/48495.html

Higher Photography                                               www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/47896.html

Homework   Beryl Cook & Stanley Spencer Final Pupil Copy

National 5 Homework Charles Rennie Mackintosh powerpoint

Task Help Sheets:

DESIGN ESSAY HELP SHEET

THE DESIGN ELEMENTS

Junior Phase Task Sheets :

EXPRESSIVE UNIT NATURAL ENVIRONMENT S1 HOMEWORK TASK SHEET 1

EXPRESSIVE UNIT NATURAL ENVIRONMENT S1 HOMEWORK TASK SHEET

FINDING PATTERNS TASK SHEET

National 4/5 Homework Sheet:
NATIONAL 4&5 MARKET RESEARCH HOMEWORK TASK SHEET

S3 Task Sheet:

S3 EXPRESSIVE PROJECT

Homework Resources:

 

 


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