Design Folio 

  • Use the checklist below to ensure you have everything in place within your Design folio:
  • Investigation/ Research drawings
  • Evidence of Market Research appropriate to your chosen area of design
  • A range of full and varied development work, demonstrating your use of different media and techniques - it is essential you show off your talents to your best ability!
  • Reference to a designer whose work has been influential to you
  • Final outcome, in your choice of media - Maximum submission size is no more than 3 x A2 sheets or equivalent (you could have one A1, and one A2 sheet)

          Pupils should note that Assessment Deadlines must be met on time in order to pass in each unit.

When you begin working on your Expressive Unit, you might find the following BBC videos useful:

Visual Elements Wordbank

Landscape Painting

Painting a Portrait and Mixing Skin Tones

Using Charcoal and Graphite

Guide to Using Tone/ Shading

Below are links to the Design Studies questions/ Specimen Papers.  You should use these to make sure you are familiar with the type of questions you will be given in the written exam.

Higher  

National 5

As with every exam-type question, make sure you READ THE QUESTION PROPERLY, AND ANSWER AS FULLY AS POSSIBLE

CEZANNE POWERPOINT          HOCKNEY POWERPOINT       SHEPARD FAIREY POWERPOINT       VAN GOGH REVISION    VAN GOGH POWERPOINT

                                                                                       

Use the following links to online sites.  They should all help with your studies!

Video Resources

Guide to the Industrial Revolution

Pop Art

Cubism

Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

EXPRESSIVE WEBSITES AND LINKS

iBiblio

ArtChive

Hockney Pictures.com

Paul Cezanne