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I love this web site. It's helping me greatly in my classes . Heather is a huge guide. I'm very grateful.

Pauline Dubos, American School of Bilbao, Spain

InThinking is a great resource for breaking down the information in the new guide. It provides visuals, examples and and facilitates understanding through comprehensive language. It does what we as educators strive to do in our classroom to help our...

Xanthipi Abel, Sturgis Charter School, USA

Thank you for keeping this website running for IB art educators. I found a lot of useful and clear information about the three IB art exam components. Already feeling more confident about my curriculum and lessons, after subscribing to this source. Thank...

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  • 10 Dec julienne hastings
    Compare and Contrast
    Dear Heather, I can’t find my previous question so I’ll have to ask again. My student would like to compare Hunt of the Unicorn tapestries with 2 graphic novel artists focusing on religious themes. I am wondering how many cells or groups...
  • 9 Dec Heather McReynolds
    The Exhibition
    This can work, just justify in rationale and note in exhibition text
  • 9 Dec Heather McReynolds
    Easy Visual Analysis
    refresh, it works now!
  • 9 Dec Aaron Cantu
    The Exhibition
    Hi Heather, I have a question about the exhibition piece count for one of my students. She will have one piece that is installation art which will be setting up a scene within her exhibition. Within that scene, she wants to put one of her...
  • 9 Dec KImberley East
    Easy Visual Analysis
    Hi there, this link is not working unfortunately - keeps saying 404 not found error. Please help as this looks like a great resource! Thanks
  • 7 Dec xanthipi abel
    The Exhibition
    sweet...thanks! I know about the ongoing discussion about allowing sound as part of the art-making process... I have been part of the forum for developing the 2022 guide...that's a tricky one... I am an Exhibition Examiner and I have never...
  • 7 Dec Florentine Baumann
    The Comparative Study
    She will have Hieronymus Bosch (Painting) and Vivian Maier (Photography) plus her own work (HL)
  • 6 Dec Heather McReynolds
    Exhibition Assessment Criteria
    Thats correct Nicola!
  • 6 Dec Heather McReynolds
    The Exhibition
    Xanthippi, examiners are instructed to turn off sound in videos, so no need to use music... for cases where sound is created by student as integral part of piece see page on sound in IB art .. an ongoing discussion.:)
  • 6 Dec Heather McReynolds
    CS Assessment Descriptors for Students
    I think its possible,he can refer to specific book pages for crit A and to the overall work for other criteria
  • 6 Dec Heather McReynolds
    CS, HL Connections
    No it doesnt have to be exhibition work necessarily
  • 6 Dec Nicola Barber
    Exhibition Assessment Criteria
    Hi Heather, i Heather I just would like to clarify the two art forms. For the process portfolio the students must have three different forms out of two different column for HL. However in there final exhibition is completely acceptable that...