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1.To question and make thoughtful observations about starting points for their work·to question and make thoughtful observations about starting points for their work.

2.·Able to study and understand what is a first-hand observation

Understand the important on Element of Arts (Line,Texture, Shape,Form, Colour and Space).

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Mark-making (Week 5)

The aim of this exercise is to explore and experiment with creating marks with a range of different tools that you may not usually use for creating Art.

* During lesson. Please recap & practice it. Check the sample:-

* special effects with palette-knives, Indian-ink, white paint, PVA glue, blue dye, candle wax, sticks and card for texture.

Create Texture using Paint (Week 5)

Watch artist: Red Hong Yi. She is a Malaysian born artist and architectural designer. She is known for using everyday materials for her portrait paintings.

Texture, is described as the way a three-dimensional work actually feels when touched, or the visual "feel" of a two-dimensional work.

Texture is the surface quality of an object. A rock may be rough and jagged. A piece of silk may be soft and smooth and your desk may feel hard and smooth.

Colour wheel (Mixing the pigment)

Did You Know

Primary colour = 3 permanent colour


Secondary colour = 1primary+ 1primary

Tertiary colour = 1primary + 1secondary

Portraits for mix and match

Reference for step to draw a portrait.


Self-Portrait Drawing (HOMEWORK 1)

Complete 5 Self-Portrait drawings to recording of the subject matter (individual on A4 paper).

Type of Media /Tools used : Dry (Colour Pencil/Oil Pastel) or Wet (Watercolour/ Poster/ Acrylic)


Vincent Willem van Gogh (Self-Potraits)

He was a Dutch artist whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art. His output includes portraits, self portraits, landscapes and still-life of cypresses, wheat fields and sunflowers.
(30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890). He manage to produce 43 pieces of Self-Portrait.