Edexcel GCSE Art and Design Unit 2: Externally Set Assignment
Edexcel GCSE Art and Design
Unit 2: Externally Set Assignment 2015
The theme this year is called…..
Apart and/or Together
is worth 40% of your GCSE and is out of 80 marks. Every mark counts towards
you getting the best GCSE
grade you can.
Side by side
In cooperation As one
The four Assessment Objectives are…
AO1 = 20 marks‐ Develop Ideas: through investigations informed by contextual and other sources, demonstrating analytical and cultural understanding.
AO2 = 20 marks‐ Refine Ideas: through experimenting and selecting appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and processes.
AO3 = 20 marks‐ Record Ideas: observations and insights relevant to intentions in visual and/or other forms.
AO4 = 20 marks‐ Present: a personal, informed and meaningful response demonstrating analytical and critical understanding, realising intentions and, where appropriate, making connections between visual, written, oral or other elements.
Every page should answer A01, A02 and A03.
You must make
sure that every thing you create and produce
is done to the best of
at A04= 10 hour art exam.
Working towards this now until after Easter.
Primary and secondary sources (( from life))
Famous Athletes/Dancers etc
Friends and Family
People from around the world
Artist‐ Gustav Klimt
Artist- Henry Moore
London Underground platforms provided
refuge for thousands of people during the
nightly bombardments of the Blitz, and for
Moore the sleeping figures, forced into
burrow-like shelter, were key subjects,
observed from life and translated into
symbolic images of endurance in adversity.
Roy Lichtenstein ‐ people
Drawings on maps
Annette Collinge‐ Textile Designer
By Allen Jones
Antoine Stevens Damien Blotierre
Hands by Oldřich Kulhánek
Christine Wu Armin Rohr
Rosie James Stitch onto fabric
instead of/ as well as
drawing onto paper.
Visits to London and places in the UK
Angel of the North
Examples of work by Jacques Villegle
Peeling posters around cities/towns
London Underground Poster 1952
By Edward Bawden
Natural world: Primary and secondary images (from life)
You will need to take your own photographs and
collect your own images from magazines, internet and
real objects. These are just a few examples.
Alexis Rockman (born 1962) is an American contemporary artist known for his paintings that provide rich depictions of future landscapes as they might exist with impacts of climate change and evolution influenced by genetic engineering.
Aquarium by David Mach RA In collage
Katsushika Hokusai (1760‐1849) Extraordinarily prolific Japanese painter and graphic artists. He produced his greatest work between 1818‐30, The wave being perhaps his best known print.
by Georgia O’Keeffe
Georgia O’Keeffe was a female American artist.
She is best known for creating paintings of natural forms such as flowers, fruit and animal skulls. Andy Goldsworthy, OBE (born 26 July 1956) is a British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist producing site‐specific sculpture and land art situated in natural and urban settings. He lives and works in Scotland.
Artwork based on
the ‘Natural World’
by Nicola Hicks
Butterfly image by M.C Escher
Paintings by Henri Rousseau of the ‘Natural World’
Examples of work by Albrecht Durer of the ‘Natural World’
• Cars, Bikes, Planes, transport
• Tools, Cutlery, Equipment
• Toys, teddies etc.
• Technology – I pods, cameras, Speakers, headphones
• Food, Drink, Sweets etc.
• Clothes, Shoes and Fashion
• Trophies, medals
• Make up
• Every day objects
Examples of work by Tony Cragg
Examples of work by Louise Nevelson: Objects
Jim Dine: Objects
Examples of work by Wayne Thiebaud: Objects
One sculpture which made a lot of people think about the effects of war was called The Throne Of Weapons.
It was a big chair made out of old guns and there is lots of information about it on the British Museum's website.
Chaos, unruly and turbulent.
Arrangements and photographs by Emily Blincoe
Anti‐ Capitalist protests
Anti‐ animal testing
Painting of war hero Johnson Beharry
By Sky Portrait Arttist winner of 2013
Book, stage play and film
Why don’t you……..
• Visit the beach and make a footprint and
• Buy some play doh, collect interesting
textured objects and leave a print.
• Dismantle something‐ a piece of fabric/ unwrap
a chocolate bar and draw it etc
Primary source‐ from life
Examples of work by Peter Blake
Examples of work by Hannah Hoch
Examples of work by Rene Magritte
Examples of work by Salvador Dali
Fashion garments for the
Vienna State Ballet