Monday, 23 April 2018

Leaving cert homework - 2017 Q.2 IRISH SECTION

Monday 23rd April '18.

Please complete the following HL exam paper question for Thursday 26th April.
Please remember your answer is written in essay format so should be 2-3 A4 pages along with your sketches (label drawings). Please write your essay in your hardback notes copy.


2017 - Irish art section

Q.2) Name, describe and discuss the two artefacts illustrated on the accompanying sheet. In your answer refer to form, function, materials and the techniques used in their production and decoration. and Briefly describe and discuss the periods in which these artefacts were made.
 Illustrate your answer.


MARKING SCHEME: Q.2 ART IN IRELAND

 A)Name of each artefact illustrated. 5 3/2 names
 B) Description and discussion of artefact 1 with reference to form, function, materials and the techniques used in its production and decoration. -15
 C)Description and discussion of artefact 2 with reference to form, function, materials and the techniques used in its production and decoration. -15
 D)Brief description and discussion of the periods in which these artefacts were made. 10 5 for period 1, 5 for period 2
 E)Sketches - 5

Total marks: 50





2nd Year homework

Monday 23rd Dec.

This week is Active schools week! Your homework for this Thursday is to design and create an A3 size colourful poster on the theme 'Active Schools Week 2018'.  Your piece can include writing but you must also include an image. 
I will collect these on Thursday when we have art class.



Wednesday, 18 April 2018

TY Groups 3D clay portraits project

Wed. 18th April.

Below, we can see some of the TY art groups work in progress pics for their 3D portrait clay project.  For many of the TY students this was their first time to use clay. 















Junior & Leaving Cert. DRAWING EXAM DATES & TIMES

Wed. 18th April.


On 16th April we received your drawing exam papers. 
Below I have added some info. as to what day your exam takes place, times and what to have prepared ahead of your exams.





JUNIOR CERT. ART GROUP:

Your drawing exam takes place on Tuesday 8th of May in the art room.

  • The Still life drawing exam is from 9.30am - 10.30 am
  • The Life sketching portrait drawing exam is from 11.00am - 12.30pm
  • Could everyone please be at the art room for 9am to set up equipment for the exam, no one should be arriving late or after 9.15am.
  • Drawing paper will be provided (A2 size) but you need to bring your chosen still life object with you as well as drawing pencils, a rubber, sharpener, colouring pencils and any other equipment or materials you may need to carry out your two drawings.
  • You are allowed to use your own paper instead of the white paper supplied but you must notify the superintendent of this before the exam starts so that he/she can sign and date it.
  • There will be a 30min break in between your still life & life sketching exam and in this time you can go to the toilet, get a quick bite to eat but you should also have your table organized and tidy for the portrait drawing exam starting at 11.00.  Again, please do not be late back to the room as the exam starts on time at 11.00.
  • The models will be same students who modelled for your mock exam  - Chantalle & Tara.




LEAVING CERT. ART GROUP:

Your life sketching exam takes place on Tuesday 8th of May in the art room.

  • TIME: 2-3pm - please be at the art room at 1.45pm to set up your desk area and equipment.
  • Please have all of your equipment with you and set up in advance of 2pm.
  • Your model will be Charlie Finn
  • You are allowed to use your own paper instead of the white paper supplied but you must notify the superintendent of this before the exam starts so that he/she can sign and date it.







    Monday, 16 April 2018

    2nd homework for

    Monday 16th April.


    Please choose ONE of the following drawings and sketch your favourite into your art pad & use pencils only on A4 size.

    This has to be done for Thursdays class.  Anyone who did not have homework with them today (Monday) please bring it in with you on Thursday also please.






    Friday, 13 April 2018

    2nd Homework... For Monday

    Friday 13th April '18.



    Please choose ONE of the following drawings.  You should use pencil to complete your sketch paying close attention to light and dark as well as detail in the piece.  Please draw on A4 size paper.
    This has to be done for Monday. Everyone should also have their design sheet for 3D piece finalized for Monday & bring in a plastic bag.





    Tuesday, 10 April 2018

    1st year NEW 3D project

    Tuesday 10th April '18.


    Project Brief: Design and create a NEW 3D piece made entirely from CARD.
    You must design a A4 drawing of your final design idea first (For Wed 11th April).
    You can use glue or masking tape also.  The 3D Card design must be A4 size or bigger - not too small please.

    HOMEWORK FOR WED: Please bring in your card as instructed for the double class on Wed. 12th April. You also need to have your design sketched out onto A4 size paper & have chosen your theme for the project (see themes below)




    Your design choice must be based on ONE of the following themes below:

    Theme Choices:

    1. Animals
    2. Famous People
    3. The Summer


    Project Deadline: Thursday 26th April.




    EXAMPLES: