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Transcript of identity

Learning Objectives
You will know how to describe your identity.

You will know about the technique of Micrography.

Be able to create a contour drawing.
Self Portraits
Micrography- Greek meaning (small writing)
text is used to form an image when viewed at a distance, making a connection between the text and image.

Modern Micrography
Creating the portrait
Portraits usually tell us more about the person than just appearance, they can tell us about their personality too.
Micrography used in advertising and design
Micrography (also called Microcalligraphy) was used in biblical documents as early as the 11th century by Jewish and Muslim artists to give important messages alongside images.
Micrography has become more popular in recent times and has been used in contemporary art and graphic design.
..comes from the greek words 'Form' and 'Writing'. Sometimes called font.
Typography is the art and technique of arranging 'type' in order to make language visible.
Just like the style, colour and expression can tell us something about the person in a portrait.
Typography styles can portray messages and meanings to the viewer.
What makes you, you?
Scale refers to the size and proportion.

In your portrait the scale of the text can be used to define shapes, tones and textures.

Create a contour drawing from your photograph. Turning your image into lines.
Where you live
Your portrait must be accurately drawn and represent yourself.

It must also show shadows of the face.

Identity Words
To be successfull you will list 30
adjectives to describe yourself using the key words given.
Artist-Steve Yee
Using your own name, design a Type/font to represent your personality.
Success Criteria
Find an example of Micrography/Typography Art and describe the use of text and image including your opinions.
To get there you will
List words 30 to describe you identity.
Create an accurate contour drawing of your portrait.
Learning Objectives
By the end of the lesson you will:
Know how text can be used to create different elements of a portrait.

Be able to set your own target.

Understand how to use text successfully to create formal elements in a portrait.
Cross- Contour
We used line to create a contour portrait, but we can also use line to give the face form.
How has the artist used scale of text in these portraits?
What is the text trying to represent?
Is it successful?
Your portrait should be made of only text.
Your portrait will show true likeness to yourself.
You will use text carefully showing consideration for scale, text direction and style to create shapes, textures, tones, and forms.
Extention: You will use a creative type to represent your identity.
Designers use typography to appeal to different audiences
In order to make your portrait successful it needs to include key elements....
Identify suitable scales of typography for a portrait.
By the end of the lesson:
Collect 3 examples of different typography and give opinions...

Describe the text, is it made to look a certain way or represent a theme or style.
Assessment Checklist
Learning Objectives.
By the end of the lesson you will of:
Be able to identify areas of strength and weakness in your work so far.
Understand how to reflect and set a personal targets to achieve the success criteria in up and coming assessment.
Identity mind map- 30 words minimum
Carbon portrait- finished
Typography Homework
Typography Portrait-finished
Research of Typography
Be able to present previous work neatly and creatively.
Learning Objectives:
By the end of the lesson you will:
Know the key features of Patrick Bremer's art.
Be able to show tones using collage of newspaper.
Be able to create a collage portrait of a facial feature inspired by Patrick Bremer.
Success Criteria
Patrick Bremer
Patrick Bremer is a contemporary artist, he was born in Brighton in 1982 and studied painting at Wimbledon College of Art in London. His work focuses on the figure and portraiture in collage. He has won awards for his work including, The DeLazlo Foundation Award for his portraits from The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition at The Mall Galleries in London.
Bremers portraits are made using collage of materials such as newspapers and magazines.
Be able to create a collage using newspaper text to create a facial feature.
You will create a A4 collage clearly showing a facial feature.
You will consider using text to create formal elements, Tone, shape, line, texture, and form.
Your collage will be made up of newspaper and magazine cuttings.
From distance the portraits have a realistic quality but up close the portraits are made from abstract shapes and colours of magazine cuttings
Learning Objectives
Be able to create a collage using newspaper to create a facial feature
Jamie Poole
You will discuss key features of Jamie Pooles's work in class discussion.
You will create an A3 collage using only newspaper to make a accurate representation of an eye.
You will use the shape and size of your cuttings to show shapes and shadows in your image.
You will create gradual and contrasting tones to define forms.
Success Criteria
How has the artist created these portraits?
Know the key features of Jamie Poole's portraits.
Poole uses paper like painted brush strokes small pieces to build up tones.
You will describe key features of the art work and give opinions.
You will create four tonal collage examples using newspaper cuttings to accurately show tonal variation.
You will create a collage of a facial feature showing tonal variation using newspaper collage.
Showing tones with collage newspaper.
Success Criteria
You will produce four collage examples using newspaper cuttings.
You will select suitable samples of text/paper to recreate different tone values.
Extension- You will experiment with the size of the collage paper pieces to build up tones and create form.
Key Words
Understand how to create form and gradual tone using collage techniques.
Extension- add annotations to your pages- discuss www-ebi- include opinions
Setting personal targets
How could you improve your work?
Are there any gaps in your first or second term work?
Set a target- use timescales what can you achieve in one hour lesson?
Is your target achieveable?
Presenting work
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