The deadline for this project is 12th December, spend your homework time either working in the textile studio after school or working at home on your design sheets. You should be working more independently, however I will be available every Thursday after school for one to one advice.
I will be checking each week to see what you have achieved in your own time.
Either spend at least 30 minutes after school working on your practical work or at least 30 minutes at home on your research and design sheets.
Continue to work on your artists studies and design sheets - make sure it links to your own work - we will be starting to make up our sheets in the single lessons
Continue to work on your artists studies - make sure it links to your own work - we will be starting to make up our sheets in the single lessons
Make sure you have textile artists who link to your work - techniques or clothes in the same style.
Spend at least 30 minutes on your design sheets - now add colour - you will need to be able to show me what you have done next Tuesday.
Spend at least 30 minutes on your design sheets - you will need to be able to show me what you have done next Tuesday.
Complete your design work - you should have at least 3 well drawn designs with notes to explain the techniques you are thinking about using.
Write up to explain what you have done this week towards your project
Work in your sketchbooks for at least 30 minutes - make sure what you do is relevant to your current project on water.
Complete / improve all unfinished homework.
Bring in anything that could be used for your water project - sweet wrappers, flower wrapping, plastic, fabric, anything that can be stitched.
Organise your sketchbook and make sure you have got the homeworks underlined and listed below - DEADLINE FOR ASSESSMENT - FRIDAY 12th MAY.
Write up in your sketchbook how to use fusible web to create your own watery fabric.
Write up how to create the slashing fabric technique. here's how to do it
Complete the homeworks set below
Find 5 facts about at least one artist / designer whose work links to the theme of water. I've found a few links for you to explore.
Waterfalls - Stephanie Ford Forester
The Coast - Jackie Gale
Bubbles - Caroline Saxby
Seascapes - Susan Woodcock
Mermaids - Mary Moorkins
Jellyfish / Coral - Kirsten Chursinoff
Jellyfish / Seaweed / waves / octopus - Eileen Williams
Continue to find images that link to the theme of water.
You need to have more drawings of leaves and flowers that you have completed independently. Please do some quality observational accurate drawings. Think about how carefully you have been looking and drawing on your orange sheets and ensure your homework is of the same excellent quality.
In your sketchbook write up how you tried the Batik technique. Say what you found difficult and how these difficulties were overcome. to extend your writing you could find out about the traditions of batik in other countries / cultures.
Make a poster to show at least 5 points to remember when using a sewing machine.
Make an OBSERVATIONAL DRAWING of a bowl of nuts or fruit or a opened packet of dates or any other foods that you have that would make a good drawing.
Continue to work on your drawings of leaves that you started for last weeks homework. These drawings can be done in your sketchbook.
Drawings of real leaves in any media - pencil, line and wash, fineliner, charcoal - you choose. This is to go with our group project that we have started today. Also please do the student voice you will find under the YEAR 9 TEXTILES heading at the top.
Check / Edit / improve and write up neatly the information that you have collected.
Continue to collect information for your abstract artists study sheet you will need to have 2 or 3 images of their work and some information about the artist.
Complete your sheet on reverse applique. You can extend your learning by drawing some of the images you have researched using light coloured pencil on your sheet so that the text shows through. (see my examples if you are unsure what to do).
Continue to collect information for your research sheets. Remember you will be making up a sheet on the artist whose work you are using for your reverse applique.
You have been shown how your last 4 homeworks are going to be used. Reread what you have done, type up neatly and print out for final checking. (There is no need to reprint the images)
Research - type into google "Textile artists who use reverse applique" Make sure it is reverse applique you are looking at! 2 artists I have found are Karen Smith and James Fox but these are very common names so make sure you are looking at textile artists who use reverse applique.
What is mola work? Produce an A4 sheet - include images and information.
Look up the artist you are studying, find at least 5 facts about them. Make sure you include where you have found the information (web site or book) - print out your work and SAVE IT so it can be redrafted if necessary.
Research the following technique - reverse applique - include facts and images.
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