Monday, October 15, 2012

Year 12 IB Artists :

To help you build upon all of your ongoing portrait  work and to gain a clear understanding of the entire IB Art process, you will be using some of the online resources that I have been developing for Triple A Learning.

The two main units are available for you to download




We shall refer to them in class and look at at a lot of the linked material. However, your work may well develop in ways that are beyond what is described in the project units...

(nb the content filter blocks the file site in school, so you can only see them off site)

Mr Morgan's Helpful Art College Application Guide

It's not pretty, but it might just help you to get into the foundation course of your dreams:

Download the PDF HERE

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Cecilia Granara graduated from St George's in 2009. After completing a foundation course at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, she is currently studying to complete a BA in Fine Arts at St Martin's College of Art and Design, London. In this exact moment she is at the Ecole Nationale Superieure Beaux Arts, Paris, on an Erasmus exchange.

This is her website:


Saturday, October 13, 2012

Ideas and resources to help Y13 with current IWB task (the significance of media in artworks)

Some interesting sculptural projects in a range of unusual media

A relevant blog to start you off...

Materials & meanings

Another good page

Follow the links to the artists' sites

How does an artist's choice of medium impact upon the final outcome?

Prior to Duchamp & Picasso. most sculptors used ceramics, carved stone, bone, plaster or wood and cast metal to express their ideas. Now available media might include frozen blood, vaseline, waste products, sharks and formaldehyde, condoms, old tights, kebabs, cigarette ends, used engine oil, the artist's own body....

Or in this case - the artist Gianni Motti presents a bar of soap that he claims is made from fat that was liposuctioned from Silvio Berlusconi:

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Latest Y13 Workbook task: