GCSE Fine Art is all about developing visual ideas and for those individuals who enjoy making practical piece of artwork.
The main areas are drawing and painting, mixed-media, printmaking and sculpture; with many opportunities to integrate digital photography and animation into your work. An enquiring mind and a willingness to learn new techniques is essential. You will learn about artists from the past and about contemporary artists too.
The practical examination will take the form of a broad theme for example it could be something like “Journeys” or “Time”. You will have eight weeks to prepare for the timed test. At the end of the period you will sit a 10 hour timed examination during which you will produce your final piece(s) of work. The 4 Assessment Objectives are:
Coursework. The Personal Portfolio.
For the coursework you will complete two projects.
A portfolio built up over the course and an exam in Year 11
10 hour timed exam
The Personal Portfolio