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  • 7 Oct irina Milenkaya
    The Comparative Study
    Thank you Heather! Its a great support of yours!
  • 6 Oct Heather McReynolds
    Comparative Study Examples
    Hi Amy, the recommended font size is 12 point , and font type should be kept simple, easy to read.
  • Hi, My apologies, as I am sure I have asked this before, but is there a certain font type pupils must use and/or font size? Thanks, Amy
  • 6 Oct Heather McReynolds
    Exhibition Gallery
    Heba, in the case of work that is directly referential to another artist this must be cited in the accompanying exhibition text. just a note: if the work is strongly derivative would it perhaps be better as a critical investigation in the...
  • 6 Oct emma butler
    Interpretive Frameworks
    This is a really great resource, Thank you
  • 5 Oct Heba Salem
    Exhibition Gallery
    Heba Salem30 September 2019 - 06:30 Hello Heather, One of my student's exhibition piece is inspired by a digital artist. Both of the students work and the artists work is visually similar. The artist piece shows a mans arm with Arabic calligraphy...
  • 2 Oct Heather McReynolds
    Stefanie, Process Portfolio SL
    Ive seen many examples where the student is shown working, in performance based work and in other media. I dont think its a problem.
  • 2 Oct Heather McReynolds
    The Comparative Study
    Hi Irna, I understand your concern that the cultural contexts may be similar, but the student can present the work, acknowledging that it is from artists of the same nationality but emphasize the different art historical contexts of these...
  • 2 Oct Stephen Jones
    Stefanie, Process Portfolio SL
    I might be worrying too much, but is there any problem with the student's face being shown in some photos included in the PP? I have one student who wants to show herself working on construction of the artworks. Most of the samples I've seen...
  • 1 Oct irina Milenkaya
    The Comparative Study
    Dear Heather, I had received recently from a student a very interesting comparative study on portrait by Henrik Uldalen, Francis Bacon and blood sculptural portrait by Mark Quinn. Student overlooked the fact that Francis Bacon and Mark Quinn...
  • 30 Sep Christina Rich
    Postcard Secrets Exhibition
    Hi Amy, it would be lovely to collaborate! For this exhibition we don't tend to set up a theme, the Postcard format is the theme and we want to achieve a wide participation. We are going to run the Secrets exhibition again this November. Would...
  • 30 Sep Heather McReynolds
    CS, HL Connections
    No penalties, examiners are instructed not to read beyond the maximum slides, so these slides might not get seen ;(