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May 2016 Subject Report Summary

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

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

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

Subscriber comments

  • 27 Jul Heather McReynolds
    Part 1,The Comparative Study
    Hi Nanda, I always try to recommend students to include a fine art example as well... can you help her to find a relevant comparison with the two designers?
  • 25 Jul Nanda Das
    Part 1,The Comparative Study
    Hi Heather, One of my HL student want to do her CS on two fashion designers of different origin. May I know if that is allowed or she needs to stick to some Artists like painters or sculptors. Nanda Das
  • 24 Jul Heather McReynolds
    Comparing Images
    Thanks Konstantina, If you click on each slide the caption appears under the image with the image info
  • Thank you for the quick reply!
  • 24 Jul Konstantina Kapanidou
    Comparing Images
    Hello there, excellent slideshow! Is there a list of those artworks somewhere? Many thanks.
  • 24 Jul Heather McReynolds
    CS Assessment Descriptors for Students
    Hi lisa, scanned images from books are fine, properly cited, as are photos taken by the student at a Museum- indicate this in addition to the citation. For guidance on citation Refer to the page
  • Hi Heather, Could you give some guidance on the use of images for the CS or other IB required essays? I have a student who wants to use specific examples of an artist but is wondering if she can use scanned images from books as long as it...
  • 20 Jul Subrata Ghosh
    Originality of Work
    This a very useful exercise and through this students will be able understand the 'Art making' journey. The example used here is very appropriate.
  • 8 Jul Heather McReynolds
    Part 1,The Comparative Study
    Varsha, I will clear your doubt: when HL students include their own work in the CS they are marked on the ability to make connections, not the work itself, so yes they can use this work for their exhibition if they wish.
  • 8 Jul Heather McReynolds
    Postcard Secrets Exhibition
    done! Yes, do come on next years artist teacher workshop! It will be in either April or May
  • 7 Jul Christina Rich
    Postcard Secrets Exhibition
    Hi Heather! I just noticed that the ToK comment by our Head of English has been printed twice... ;) Can we take one of the boxes out? Hope to be coming to one of your courses soon!
  • 7 Jul Varsha Adulla
    Part 1,The Comparative Study
    Actually heather long ago I read the above information some where that we cant use cs reflection piece to the final show. But I don't remember where did I read this? Please clear my doubt.