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Presentation and Format CSfree24 September 2017

Your presentation should be visually engaging, interesting to look at, and easy to read. The Comparative Study is not an essay. It is a visual presentation that balances written and visual content; it... more

Choosing Artworksfree24 September 2017

Choose your artworks for the Comparative study bearing in mind the availability of appropriate resources, the marking criteria and the requirements of the task:Your choice of artworks might be inspired... more

Margherita, HL Exhibitionfree24 September 2017

It gives me particular pleasure to showcase Margherita's work here. She was a student of my dear friend and estimed colleague Nicola Shears, and she came to my summer IB art course at la Vigna Art Studios... more

Course Planning Curriculumfree17 September 2017

How do you integrate the various course requirements into your particular schedule and location?In workshops we always do a session on course planning and it is interesting to observe how many different... more

Self-Reflection17 September 2017

To Reflect, Review and Refine is part of developing a growing artistic self awareness and the ability to self reflect, analyze and review own development. It is to ask, How have I developed as an artist? more

Journal Reflections17 September 2017

Teach your students the habit of writing reflectively about art. By regularly investigating the meaning of art and related issues they will develop writing skills, critical thinking skills and learn to... more

Referencing and Citing Sourcesfree17 September 2017

A reference is a way of indicating to the reader, in an orderly form, where information has been obtained. References must be cited because they acknowledge the sources used, and enable the reader to... more

Four Ways of Looking at Art15 September 2017

This page presents an annotated version of a resource originally created by Tate Education called Ways of Looking. After trying this out resource with both students and teachers we realized that it is... more

Agata, CS HL14 September 2017

This is a fine example of a Comparative study that received a 7. Agata looks at a selection of artworks by two artists from different cultural contexts, Katarina Fritsch and Anish Kapoor, making relevant... more

CS Assessment Descriptors for Students13 September 2017

Basic assessment information for the CS on this page: a summary of the criteria and required tasks, simple, clear, concise. The Comparative Study is an external assessment task in which you analyze and... more