Learning Objectives:
  •  Practise the skills learnt in class
  •  Learn some new skills not covered in school
  •  Develop independent working habits
  •  Learn to problem-solve
  •  Learn to take risks
What you will need: 
Sketching paper (or your sketchbook), soft pencils (preferably 2B and 4B), colouring pencilseraser, a pencil sharpener, colouring pencils, a black fine-liner pen, watercolours and brushes.
Your Assignments:
Over the course of the year, you will be asked to complete a series of assignments, which will be added to this page as the year goes on. Keep coming back for updates. All work should be photographed and uploaded to ClassCharts on (or before) the due date.
Assignment 1:

Set:     Friday 10th September (8CC)        /        Wednesday 8th September (8CD)
Due:    Friday 24th September (8CC)        /        Wednesday 22nd September (8CD) 

Produce a pencil drawing of a seahorse. You can choose from one of the images below, which are shown in order of difficulty with the easiest on the left and the most difficult on the right. 

Try to include as much detail and as varied tonal shading as you can for the top marks.
Assignment 2:

Set:     Friday 24th September (8CC)      /       Wednesday 22nd September (8CD)
Due:    Friday 8th October (8CC)            /      Wednesday 6th October (8CD)

If you have watercolour paints or acrylics at home, produce a copy of one of Vincent Scarpace's paintings (below).
... Or, if you do not have any watercolour or acrylic paints, produce a detailed copy of one of Vincent Scarpace's fish drawings using a black fineliner pen (or a black biro).
Assignments 3 - 5:

Set:                        Friday 8th October (8CC)            /       Wednesday 6th October (8CD)
Research due:       Friday 5th November (8CC)         /       Wednesday 3rd November (8CD)
Analysis due:         Friday 26th November (8CC)       /       Wednesday 24th November (8CD)
Artwork due:         Friday 21st January (8CC)           /       Wednesday 19th January (8CD)
Art Nouveau images:
Assignment 6:

Set:        Friday 21st January (8CC)          /         Wednesday 19th January (8CD)
Due:       Friday 4th March (8CC)              /         Wednesday 2nd March (8CD)
Produce a digital mosaic on Google Drawings, following the video tutorial below.
Don't have a Google account? Sign up using your school email address here 
(remember to select 'Use my current email address').
Examples of digital mosaics:
Assignment 7:
Set:        Friday 11th March (8CC)          /         Wednesday 9th March (8CD)
Due:       Friday 29th April (8CC)            /         Wednesday 27th April (8CD)
Produce a work of art that promotes world peace. Take inspiration from the images below or any other imagery you find online and in art galleries, but don't just copy them. Put your own spin on it so it is your style and unique to you.
If you are experienced with Procreate on your iPad/tablet you may work digitally, but make sure you set it up with a very high resolution.
Images for inspiration: