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The IBDP Art site is brilliant. I use it all the time. Being new the to IBDP and having only 3 students it has been a lifeline

Stephen Davidson, Léman International School, China

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

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  • 17 May Heather McReynolds
    Process Portfolio
    Hi Ann, at the moment sound is still not an assessed criteria, see page The process and ideas behind making the video can be documented in the PP as column 3, time based/ lens based/digital media An Installation piece with music can be presented...
  • 17 May Heather McReynolds
    Exhibition Assessment
    There are many examples of artists who work with text... ask her to do some research to support her own investigations into text as art. there are some pages on this website that might be of interest.
  • 17 May Heather McReynolds
    CS Assessment Rubric for Students
    Yee, she can certainly use the same piece of work ( criteria F CS) in her exhibition, not a problem. I love Tove Jansson, ... and Eric Carle, very different contexts, and graphic styles. This should be fine.
  • 17 May Ann Forget
    Process Portfolio
    Hi Heather, I have a student who made a video using an app called Cute Cut she made the visuals using tool on the app. Would this count as time based or sequential art? If she added music would that be acceptable? If yes to all of these questions...
  • 17 May Yee Chuan Lim
    Exhibition Assessment
    Hi Heather, thanks for your reply regarding CS. I have another SL student who is planning to create her exhibition artworks base on a book... mainly words. Do you think this is possible? Thank you!
  • 17 May Yee Chuan Lim
    CS Assessment Rubric for Students
    Thanks Heather! Sounds really interesting to me, as her exhibition concept was about her childhood. The CS theme was kind of tie-up with the exhibition concept. She is an HL student, possible for her to use the same piece of art from criteria...
  • 16 May Heather McReynolds
    CS Assessment Rubric for Students
    yes, As long as she can address the criteria ;)....and i think she can chose whichever illustration suits her comparison best.
  • 16 May Yee Chuan Lim
    CS Assessment Rubric for Students
    Hi Heather, One of my student wants to use children picture book illustrator artists as her comparative study artists. Is that possible? If yes, can she compare the picture book cover page or the inner illustration page? Thanks.
  • 15 May Heather McReynolds
    Comparative Study Gallery
    No not at all, its included! You just need to follow the instructions here on the blog page i will be posting a whole section on student access very soon.....
  • 15 May Ben Watt
    Comparative Study Gallery
    Ok, thanks. Is the student login a separate package?
  • 14 May Heather McReynolds
    Comparative Study Gallery
    not PDF versions but you can give students a log in -using student access they can view all galleries, better on screen!
  • 14 May Ben Watt
    Comparative Study Gallery
    Hello Heather - Lovely work! Is it possible to have PDF versions for students to look through for inspiration? Many thanks, Ben