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Transcript of Textile Fish
Present a double page of information that can be used to create your design.
2 drawings - Careful colourful copies
Images from internet
Copy the section of the drawing. Lightly sketch in pencil and finish with biro or fine liner pen.
Create a design for your textile piece.
American Artist living and working in New York, born in 1971.
Best known for his paintings of abstract fish.
Sees his paintings as a personal journey through the use of the basic elements of
Transfer design onto calico fabric
Ink body of fish
Ink background of fish
Full page drawing of your fish body shape
Add fins and tail
Add patterns inside body, fins and tail
Add character to your fish with the eye and mouth
Colour your fish, showing areas of blended colour
Add a background in watercolour
Watery lines and marks
Draw a circle on your piece of calico and draw around it as shown
Ink inside the circle, start with one colour and blend to a second colour
Ink the background areas, trying different colours and techniques.
Draw a circle on your piece of fabric. Write your name on the back.
In side the circle, start with one colour around the edge and slowly blend to a different colour in the middle.
Leave a tiny gap outside the circle and blend from dark to light at the edges by adding water.
Creative writing of 'Fish' for title.
Useful and carefully selected images.
Careful and controlled use of colour pencils.
Work is presented neatly and with thought.
Collect 4 images of fish on one A4 page.
Complete your research page with title, boarder, images, drawings and colour.
Your work must contain-
J.Vincent Scarpace is a contemporary artist who paints fish. His work is ....
(add your 5 words)
The painting I am looking at is....
(describe the painting you have stuck on your page).
I think his work is.....
(finish with your thoughts)
Stick your chosen section down.
Draw a box 10cm x 10cm
Copy and finish -
Well drawn fish shape
Interesting and original
Write 5 words to describe the artists work
Can you think of more?
What do you think about his work and why?
Stitching one piece of fabric onto another
Add detail to your fish and background
Stick felt on
I started the project by researching fish. I....
I looked at fish paintings by J Vincent Scarpace, his paintings..........
I then completed my fish design, it......
I transfered my design onto a piece of calico fabric. When inking my work I.......
I added detail to my inked fish by stitching and applique. I ......
Fish - Textiles
Attainment Grades :
Read the targets you have been set for the term
Choose two per term and write them down
Review your work and write whether you have achieved your target, where and how
Sketch and colour 4 shapes or details that are typical of Scarpace's paintings .
In Class -
To blend colours when inking I ………..
I am pleased with ……….
To lighten a colour when inking I …….
When inking on fabric I found that you need to……….
Inking on Fabric
To create a neat edge I.....
Links to Scarpace
Draw and colour a creative title of the artists name over the top of your double page.
I need to............. when inking my final piece.