Critical Arts Analysis
You are to learn about arts analysis, interpretation and evaluation through studying one artwork and writing an essay. These processes are very important throughout art and design education and enrollment in these subjects comes with the expectation of completing written work. This essay is used to build knowledge of art terms and processes that are often used in annotations.
(What is being assessed)
- Research and acknowledge sources to explore and develop insights into aspects of the visual arts. (Evidenced through bibliography, in text references and accurate facts within essay) KU4
- Analysis and interpretation of works of art or design from different contexts. (Evidenced through the analysis and interpretation section) AR1
- Use of visual arts language to interpret and respond to works and their contexts. (Evidenced through use of art terms) AR2
- Evaluation of own practical work. (Evidenced through conclusion) AR3
- Put your name and due date on the front cover of your critical analysis workbook.
- In your book on a Word or Powerpoint document set up your page with the headings of the 5 sections.
- Follow along with each section in class making sure to listen to instructions and make notes.
- Ask questions when unsure and use resources to help you such as google, books and the learning support center.
- Complete the section for homework if you have not finished it during class time.
- In the Composition section, create a sketch or find the artwork image on the Weebly website and insert this into your document. Draw, use symbols over the top to describe the composition such as arrows to show direction the eye is travelling, blue lines for leading lines and red circles for focal points.
- Make sure to include art terms throughout your essay.
- Create a bibliography of all resources used.
- Proof read your essay to improve grammar, spelling and flow.
- Submit via Daymap or hand in the hardcopy if in your book.
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