In this lesson, we will learn about how Chila Kumari Burman and Gonkar Gyatso explored the concept of identity through their art. We will learn more about each of the artists, their artworks and their techniques. We will then complete a practical mixed-media task.
Unit Overview: Identity: who I am
For next step we recommend the unit: Introduction to art: understanding the basics - linking work to self.
In this lesson, we will explore Juan Pablo Echeverri and Chila Kumari Burman's self portrait techniques. We will look at two self-portraits in detail, identify their key features, and then create our own self-portrait using a free photo editing app.
In this lesson, we will learn about how the artists Jasper Johns and Wilfredo Prieto have represented their national identities in their artwork. We will explore two of their most famous artworks, and design a flag to represent our national identity.
In this lesson, we will design and make a concertina book based on our National Identity. We will review and reflect on Jasper John and Wilfredo Prieto's representations of their national identities, before making our own representations of our national identities.
In this lesson, we will learn about the artist Dain and start a collage portrait composition.
In today's lesson, we will complete our collage portrait composition inspired by the artist Dain.
In this lesson we will learn about the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and her self-portrait techniques. We will study one self-portrait in detail and then use her techniques to create our own self-portrait.
In this lesson we will review what we learnt about Frida Kahlo in the previous lesson. We will build on our self-portraits from the previous lesson by adding composition to them.
In this lesson, we will develop some surreal collage responses to Adam Hale using analogue & digital techniques.
In this lesson, we will develop some surreal therapeutic typographic responses to Tyler Spangler using analogue & digital techniques.
In this lesson, we will develop a surreal mixed-media collage in response to Dave McKean using analogue & digital techniques.
In this lesson, we will develop some surreal photographic responses to the work of Dan Hillier & Magdiel Lopez.
In this lesson, we will develop our final Identity unit composition.
In this lesson, we will learn to evaluate our work by understanding ways of discussing an image or an artist and how to feedback, annotate key impressions and overall feedback. We will get to rate the artists' work and explain our creative journey.
Units in Art & Design
- Introduction to art: understanding the basics - linking work to self
- Pop art: modern popular culture
- Abstract art: beyond the normal
- Architecture: understanding the world around us
- 3D sculpture: developing fine motor skills
- Identity: who I am
- War and conflict: those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it
- Empowerment and equality