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May 2016 Subject Report Summary

Thursday 12 January 2017

The first subject report since the new visual arts curriculum has been implemented is now published. Subject reports are a summary of the last... more

Summer IB Art Immersion

Tuesday 26 April 2016

its happening agian this summer.....What happens when you try to compress an IB art program into 2 intense weeks? Well, we've had a go at it... more

Attitudes toward Beauty

Saturday 16 January 2016

Like others in the arts, I often find myself thinking about the word beauty, what it means in art and in the world today. Has beauty been largely... more

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  • 23 Feb Heather McReynolds
    Part 2, Process Portfolio
    Hi Renante, the art making forms requirements are clearly explained on this page
  • 23 Feb Renante Sison
    Part 2, Process Portfolio
    Hi Heather, I need clarification on this please. HL students submit 13-25 screens/pages - the submitted work must have been created in at least three art-making forms, selected from a minimum of two columns of the art-making table.
  • 19 Feb Heather McReynolds
    Part 2, Process Portfolio
    yes, for minimum refer to art making forms table Im sure if you experiment you will discover other ways of reworking the photos in other media
  • 19 Feb Heather McReynolds
    E submission Comparative Study
    Hi Samantha, - " my own work", or " photo by me" etc
  • 19 Feb Heather McReynolds
    Exhibition Texts
    no longer required Lucy!
  • 17 Feb Tiffany Davis
    Part 2, Process Portfolio
    Thanks for replying Heather. I'm not sure well how carving would work, what about adding color (painting) to the image on the wood? Any other ideas to have photo students explore in other mediums? Also, do you recommend a certain amount of...
  • 17 Feb Samantha Zaza Fernandes
    E submission Comparative Study
    Hi Heather, My students and I are wondering about the citing of their own images... If the CS (and PP) are to be uploaded without the students' names on it for the sake of anonymity, how should they caption and cite their own artwork and any...
  • 17 Feb Lucy Atkinson
    Exhibition Texts
    I think they are also required to write the month and year in the exhibition text
  • 14 Feb Heather McReynolds
    Part 2, Process Portfolio
    Hi Tiffany, the point is to encourage students to experiment with a range of media and techniques, and altho a thick wood support may make it more of a 3D piece, it would be beneficial to try different techniques too. Could the students then...
  • 14 Feb Heather McReynolds
    Photography
    Hi Tiffany, I understand your confusion :), it means that the files you upload for studio work are the original digital photo files, but the 2 exhibition overview pics are photos of the photos hanging in the exhibition...make sense?
  • 14 Feb Tiffany Davis
    Photography
    "When Photographs are exhibited as artwork in the final Exhibition, please do not upload pictures of pictures but include the original image file for submission of work. Of course the Exhibition overview photos will include photos of photos." This...
  • 14 Feb Tiffany Davis
    Part 2, Process Portfolio
    Hi Heather, I teach only photography to my SL IB students. If my students print photographs on 3-D materials such as wood, would that count as working with at least two art-making forms from separate columns of the table?