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Maps and Journeys

Yr8 Graphics/Illustration project on Word and image.

J Ainsworth

on 6 January 2015

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Year 8
'Maps & Journeys'
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 12
Lizzie Mary Cullen
Ed Fairburn
Think about where you live...
Draw a birds eye view/map of your journey to school
Things you could include:


Important events (waiting for bus, meeting friends)

Accidental events

Arriving at School
(people you meet but don't know e.g. dog walker, Postman etc)
Turn this into a title page
Add interesting font/text to show how important certain things are on your journey.
Make the text interlock in some way to show movement from one place to another
Look at how the artists have joined landmarks together
Think about how we can measure journeys
Do we have to use miles/kilometers?
Could we use other ways of measuring our journeys?
Letters, stamps, steps, breaths, heartbeats, heart rate, birds, dog walks, bike rides, collecting items, stopping and photographing, saying words, songs, playlists...
Can you think of more?
Could you be more abstract/conceptual?
You will, for this project need pictures of landmarks or interesting buildings/places around your local environment.
Grab your phone or camera..head outside and take at least 10 shots of things you can use in your project.
Your shots must....
show clearly the things you want to photograph, make sure you get close up!
include everyday objects such as street lamps, road signs, letter boxes etc.
Print out or upload to school so that you can use them next lesson.
December 15, 1928 – February 19, 2000
Homework project task 1
L5: To use a variety of techniques to illustrate your route to school; techniques such as scale, text, drawn images.
L4: To create a map of your route to school visually, using key landmarks.
L6: To express your feelings/thoughts of your journey by manipulating scale, text, images; creating a visually exciting and full map.
Lizzie Mary Cullen
Task: To produce a viewfinder section of the work of Lizzie Mary Cullen.

L4: To show an understanding of Lizzie Mary Cullen's work by copying a viewfinder section neatly in both Biro and fine liner.
L5: To demonstrate good understanding of Lizzie Mary Cullen's distortion, perspective, viewpoints, textures by making a variety of studies of her work.
L6: To show a clear understanding of Lizzie Mary Cullen's work by creatively presenting a range of studies of her work which showing the key features listed above.
Task: To produce a viewfinder section of the work of Hundertwasser.
L4: To show an understanding of Hundertwasser's use of line, colour, shape and pattern by copying a viewfinder sections of his work using both watercolour paints and pencils.
L5: To show good understanding of Hundertwasser's work by skillfully adding colour to a drawn study of his work which shows shape, pattern and distortion.
L6: To confidently and creatively present a Hundertwassser study showing a clear understanding of how he uses line, shape, pattern, distortion and colour.
British designer currently working in London
Compare and contrast
working with your photos
create a collage into your books using the photographs you have taken of your local environment.
produce observational drawings from your photographs around your images.
embellish your pages with words to describe your drawings and the photographs.
use lines and patterns to join up images.
try extending your images so that the subjects/objects in your photographs fill areas of your page.
create a design
self assessment - add your own thoughts about the artists work; what's going well with your study and what needs to be improved?
peer assessment - make comparisons with how your partners work looks and how the artist has worked. what can be improved?
going outside...

...look at the buildings around school, look at the fencing, pathways, signs, litter bins etc.
think of your journey from home to school or another regular journey you take...
either produce a piece of work based on the whole journey in the form of a map or focus on part of the journey where you are looking at a particular landmark or perhaps down a specific street.
decide what will feature in your design...
lamp posts
post boxes
road signs
street names
litter bins

create a mind-map or small sketch to illustrate what you anticipate your design to look like.
Looking at the work of Hundertwasser decide what colours you will use in your work and start to prepare your background with sections of colours using watercolour paints.
Week 8-11
On your prepared background draw out your design thinking carefully about the following visual elements:
materials you may need:
colour pencils,
fine liners,
felt tip pens,
watercolour pencils
prepare your backgrounds
you will need: watercolour paints, broad paint brushes,
A3 cartridge paper,
water pot.
remember how you mix colours...
2 stars &

1 wish
What do you pass on the way?
How do you travel to school?
Where do you live?
While i am taking the register decide how you will answer these questions:

Homework project 2015
You will need:
glue stick,
your photos, your book, pencil,
lizzie-mary cullen worksheet
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