PLEASE BE ADVISED ALL HOMEWORK MUST BE SUBMITTED ON SPECIFIED DATES. ABSENTEEISM IS NOT AN EXCUSE FOR NOT HAVING COMPLETED HOMEWORK.
4/9/17 1. Begin by joining Pinterest and follow me JEAN. View my VISUAL SKETCHPAD board. The images will become the ideas for your own sketchpad which will be developed in class during the coming year. 8/9/17 Brainstorm theme 'IDENTITY'. What does it mean to you. We will discuss this in class next week.
16/9/17 Work on your desktop design with your allocated Artist. Find out the name of the Artist on the gallery page. 22/9/17 Sketch an object from the list. Kettle,Toaster. Jug,Smoothie maker or a Mixer. Think about positive and negative space. 30/9/17 Well done on last weeks homework everyone made a good effort. This week you are to complete the first page on your Art Tone worksheet. 7/10/17 Complete page 2 of your worksheet. This week the focus is on texture. Try to vary the way we use pencil like you did in class. ENJOY:-) 13/10/17 As i was unable to attend class last week please ensure you have completed your Tonal worksheet. 20/10/17 1a class was cancelled due to hurricane Ophelia. 1a & b bring in your pumpkins for halloween class next week. 27/10/17 No homework for mid-term. HAPPY HALLOWEEN WHOOOOOOOOO! 10/11/17 Sketch a corner of a room at home. Think about perspective. Take alook at Vincent Van Goghs's version of his bedroom.Use any media of your choice. 17/11/17 Sketch the exterior view of your home. Focus on line. 24/11/17 Observe and draw a pot plant. Use mixed media.Concentrate on Art elements. 1/12/17 Sketch a pile or grouping of leaves. Please use the charcoal issued to you in class. 8/12/17 Revise for drawing exam. Please ensure you bring your object to the exam. Next week Christmas class ho ho ho:-) 19/1/18 Sketch a group of Natural objects . Outline drawing only. 4 objects required please. 25/1/18 Using your Colour theory sheet complete your still life creating a range of tones. 2/2/18 Support studies: Take photos of still life groupings , this will tie into a competition for next week. 9/2/18 No homework due to midterm break. 23/2/18 Sketch a group of cups 3-5 using black pen. Focus on grouped composition approach and look up Cezanne. 2/3/18 As school is closed due to snow take some photos of winter scenes. 9/3/18 Look up the Artist / illustrator Raymond Briggs and design your own snowman. 16/3/18 As this is the last class before Easter no homework assignments due till after the holidays. 9/4/18 Collect items for a rag bag to tie in with our ceramic - textile project eg. buttons, wool, threads, fabrics etc.
31/8/17 1. Begin by joining Pinterest. View and follow my boards JEAN for great Art ideas. 8/9/17 Read through the 2017 list of themes given to you in class this week. Research your favourite one and do a brainstorm for class next Monday. 16/9/17 Sketch a portrait of a family member using the guidelines and worksheets covered in class. 40m approx. 22/9/17 Sketch your feet. Focus on tone and texture. 30/9/17 Sketch your hand in the shape of a claw using mixed media. 7/10/17 We are entering the MENTAL HEALTH IRELAND' MHI' . This is both an Art and Photography competition. Details are posted in the Art noticeboard. Focus on slogans for homework and we will review them in class next week. 13/10/17 This week you are to brainstorm imagery for MHI competition/ photos. 20/10/17 Work on your MHI designs and i will collect them next week. 27/10/17 No homework for mid-term. Happy Halloween. 10/11/17 As part of your support studies research you are to find out information about a ceramicist/potter 5 facts and two diagrams please. 17/11/17 Develop your mindmap for your theme. 24/11/17 Complete your composition for your ceramic design. 1/12/17 Start working on your steps for making your ceramics. 8/12/17 Please revise for your drawing exam and bring your object to the exam. 12/1/18 As part of graphic design start collecting support studies and photos of designs. Look at the design of a diet coke bottle. 19/1/18. Complete your brainstorm for your graphic design, ensuring you relate it to your chosen theme. 25/1/18 Please ensure the following tasks are ready for next week with an emphasis on 'FINISH' 1. Brainstorm 2. Design Brief 3. Lettering 4. Research 2/2/18 Photography competition for the next 2 weeks.CORK FOOD POLICY COUNCIL are looking for food photos as discussed in class . Have your submissions ready for 18/2/18. 9/2/18 No homework due to mid-term break 23/2/18 Check out my visual communications board on pinterest for inspiration for your graphic design. 2/3/18 As the school is closed due to the snow take some photos of the winter scenes. 9/3/18 Design a coin competition - EIRE 2018 200mm in diameter, media pencil or pen due next tuesday. 16/3/18 Fashion/Costume design- design a hat for a Celtic festival. 9/4/18 Please bring fabrics to our next class for our textile constructions.
31/8/17 Welcome to your Exam year. It is important to start working now. Your Exam paper and dates will be issued later this month. Join Pinterest and follow me JEAN for great ideas. Ms. Raftery will post her Board A.S.A.P. 8/9/17 Draw a portrait of a family member using the guidelines given in class, for next Tuesday please. 16/9/17 Sketch eyes, nose and mouth features using any media of your choice. 22/9/17 Revise Tonal skills using the worksheet provided. 30/9/17 Complete the Tonal work sheet revision. Art Exam will be posted next week ! 7/10/17 ATTENTION JUNIOR CERT ARTISTS YOU ARE NOW IN A FORMAL EXAM. THEMES WERE ISSUED ON MONDAY 2/10/17 BY THE STATE EXAM COMMISSION. ALL INFORMATION REGARDING THE DATES ARE POSTED ON THE EXAM PAGE. 1. Research your themes this weekend and I will meet you individually in class and issue your paper to you. First topic must be completed by December 7th. 13/10/17 1.Continue researching your chosen theme and have your brainstorm for class next week. 2.Keep an eye on my j.c board for new images posted today. 20/10/17 1. Continue working on your images . Try to include some of the 7 Art elements in your work. 2. Keep collecting your support studies. Photographs can be useful. 27/10/17 Ladies use your mid-term wisely and work on your mini composition. We will begin the A2work after midterm. Any student who wants to take o/l please bring me in a note. 10/11/17 All students are to continue working on prep drawings. Take your time to get the quality. Focus on Art elements eg. tone,texture,line and form. 17/11/17 Preparatory sketches will be reviewed over the next two weeks. 24/11/17 Please work on your preparatory sketches for next Thursdays class. 1/12/17 Last week on your prep painting sketches and support studies. 8/12/17 Start developing your ideas for your 3D which we will begin after christmas. 12/1/18 Continue to work on your 3d designs. 19/1/18 Please include materials in the 3d design process page. 25/1/18 Keep developing your 3D diagrams and designs. 2/2/18 Last week on 3d please ensure all drawings are completed by 9/2/18. 9/2/18 No homework due to midterm. 23/2/18 Homework cancelled due to pre's. 9/3/18 Please ensure your support studies folder collection is ongoing and finish your print mindmap. 16/3/18 All print drawings must be completed on your own time. Explore mark and texture as an integral part of the sketches. 9/4/18 Bring your support studies to class next week.
1/9/17 MEMO to all 4th yrs start looking in dustbins now for great ideas for our JUNK KOUTURE creations. 8/9/17 Calling all 4th years please bring a discarded item to class next week where we will try to recreate fashion items from them. Also all classes are to start working on LITERARY MURAL DESIGNS for our school library. Seven panels will feature the winning designs. 16/9/17 Please complete you Mural design this weekend and bring them to class next week. 22/9/17 Start your MHI/Counselling mural design. Complete your library mural design 4b. 30/9/17 Thank you to all the 4th yrs who handed in Library mural designs. All groups are to continue to work on their Counselling mural and hand it in next week. RE: Junk 4b bring in found object next week & 4a will be divided into teams next week. 7/10/17 Thank you to all the 4a,b, and c who have kept up to date with the assignments. Could all groups bring in JUNK from home for next lesson. Have a look at my pinterest boards on Fashion and Junk Kouture for inspiration, Hat designs by Philip Tracey and Dame Vivienne Westwood. 13/10/17 1.Ladies i am recruiting students to enter the TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL workshop. This will be held in Cork city library. 2. Start working on your BOOK OF KELLS design. 20/10/17 1. Work on your BOOK OF KELLS design and hand it in next week. 2. Keep collecting for junk kouture check with your team leads for tasks. 27/10/17 No homework for mid-term. Happpy Halloween. 10/11/17 A big thank you to my Mental health team who produced fab work. Well done Sophie, Kate, Drew, Laiba, Niamh, Ilda, Emma and Ava. Please make sure to hand in your Book of Kells design by 24/11/12. 17/11/24 Continue collecting for JUNK costumes. 24/11/17 Final deadline for book of kells design next Monday. 1/12/17 MHI submissions final deadline Mon 4th. 8/12/17 JUNK costumes 3 weeks left! 12/1/17 2 weeks left 19/1/17 Costume submission MONDAY 22/1/18 25/1/18 JUNK KREATIONS FINISHED. Well done ladies and to the capri sun group who were chosen to be displayed at the iwish conference. 2/2/18 Literacy mural to begin next week. 9/2/18 No homework due to midterm but dont forget to vote for the junk costumes and get your friends too as well. 23/2/18 Work experience week. 9/3/18 Design a coin competition. Instructions as follows, 200mm in diameter. Media pen or pencil due next week. See the Art wall for details. 9/4/18 4A Clay 5 drawings for Mary Timmons ceramicist for next Monday. All info was provided on the worksheet. 4B Photography - take photos of family members . Focus on portraits.
1/9/17 Read over essay writing techniques issued today. Please have your hard back for class next Wednesday. 8/9/17 Research the sample themes a) Friend or Foe b) Networks c) Reflection given in class for work on your practical Art class component of your leaving cert. 16/9/17 1. Continue researching your topic for your practical. 2. Assess an Artwork of your choice using the guidelines covered in class. Please hand these up to Ms. Raftery next Friday. 22/9/17 1.Art history read opening section (VII-XII). 2.Continue research of your theme. 30/9/17 1.European Art history read pg 151-153 2.Irish Art read over section covered by Ms. Raftery. 3.Take photos relating to you chosen theme and or find out information on an Artist to develop your project. 4. Lauren bring in the picture of a baby for our floor timeline! Kelly & Lydia will design it in our practical. 7/10/17 1.This week due to CATS practical homework only. Finish your drawing of 'lips' using the marking scheme as a guide focusing on the elements specified on the assessment sheet. 13/10/17 Practical homework this week due to CATS! Bring in a box for the life drawing class. 20/10/17 Ladies due to your heavy schedule in the school show practical homework only. Continue your project research and bring in a shoe box for our installation. 27/10/17 No homework for mid-term. Happy Halloween. 10/11/17 1. Read pages 156-158 2. learn 12 points on the characteristiscs of Romanesque Architecture for class test next Wednesday. 17/11/17 Read over the Romanesque chapter in your book and recap the main points. 24/11/17 Answer the O/L 2014 question on Romanesque pg.164 covering the structure of European churches a and b. 1/12/17 1. Higher level question Romanesque 2010 essay due next Wed. 2. Read over the topic covered in class and revise main points. 8/12/17 Christmas test revision. 12/1/18 Art essay rewrite for wed 17/1/18 19/1/18 Art history essay rewrite. 25/1/18 Complete your GOTHIC essay pg 186. Answer a & b only using the structure given to you in class. 2/2/18 CHARTRES: Read and learn pg 180-185 and class notes as well. 9/2/18 Essay from Ms. Raftery / IRISH ART. 23/2/18 Due to snow revise your section on stained glass. 2/3/18 Please read over page 187/188 on Gothic sculpture. 16/3/18 Higher level question on pg.196 (2009) on Gothic sculpture. 9/4/18 Write an analysis of the Gothic sculpture ' THE WISE AND FOOLISH VIRGINS' for next wednesday. This is not available in your textbook. Please read up on the carving and put it in your own words. Some students still owe me an essay!
31/8/17 September 1 -15 revise the Neolithic era - Newgrange. 8/9/17 1.Continue your revision of Newgrange. 2.Read pages 106/107 Irish Art & 249/250 European Art as covered in class. 3.Watch the Kahn academy video 20m on the Renaissance. 4.Research sample themes for practical class. We are aiming to cover two topics by Christmas as your Exam starts in January. NO TIME TO WASTE LADIES! 16/9/17 1. Read over the pages covered in class 108-110 & 271-273 inclusive. 2. 2009 Essay on GIOTTO due on wed 20th. 3. Continue to research for your practical class and read over sample exam booklet/ 4. Revise the BRONZE AGE 15-29 September. 22/9/17 1. Essay extension. 2.Read 111-114 Irish. 3. Read 274 & 280 European. 4. Finish your revision of the Bronze age. 30/9/17 1. Revise the Iron age. 2.Irish Art read 115-117 incl. 3.European Read over Uccello 280/281. 4. Essay on Early Irish Architecture due on wed 4th. DON'T FORGET ! 7/10/17 1.Continue your revision of the Iron age. Next week we will start the European section. 2.Read pages 118-120 inc. covering the work of Fra Angelico. 3.Please ensure your Early Irish Architecture is handed in for correction, some seem to be missing from the box. 13/10/17 1.Revise the opening section of the European era-the origins of the Romanesque era. 2.Read pages 118-120 on the book of Durrow. 3. Essay next week on Brunelleschi so read pages 286-288 and practice drawing the diagrams. Thank you ladies for the essays they will be returned to you on Tuesday. well done Aisling on your excellent score. 20/10/17 1. Revise the Romanesque era. Focus on dates and diagrams. 2.Read pages 257-259 covering the artist Ghiberti. 3.Essay on Brunelleschi H/L 2012 for next WED please. Include 3 diagrams. 27/10/17 1.Revise the Romanesque era. 2. Please ensure your practical topic is completed as we will revise second section after mi-term in preparation for the EXAM. Enjoy the break and get some rest. 10/11/17 1. Essay due next Wednesday on Ghiberti. page 260 in Art history book. 2.Read page 265-268 covering the work of the Sculptor Donatello. 3.Read pages 124-125 . Practice drawing diagrams of Tara brooch and Ardagh chalice. 4. Start your revision of the Gothic era using reference study guide on study techniques. This was issued to you before the mid-term. 17/11/17 1. Read 123-128 on metalwork 7th and 8th C. 2. Also go over the section on Botticelli pages 281-283. 24/11/17 1.Questions on the round towers page 155 Q1&Q2. 2. Reaead over the Leonardo section 291-299. 3. Start revising the early Renaissance- Giotto. 1/12/17 1.Read pages 133-137 covering the crosses of Ahenny. 2. Essay on the High Renaissance featuring Leonardo da Vinci due next Wed.(page299) 3. Christmas test revision ......!!!!!!!!! 8/12/17 Christmas test revision....NOW! 12/1/18 Research your exam topics. Focus on primary sources. 19/12/18 Continue your project research. Art history revision. Use the revision format issued to you before Christmas. 25/1/18 Continue your research and revision ladies - 2 weeks to mid-term. 2/2/18 Final week of the first section of the workbook. 9/2/18 REVISION! 23/2/18 Relax and take a break:-) 2/3/18 Research imagery for your craft option. 9/3/18 1.Continue craft research. 2.Revise your gallery question. 16/3/18 Start revising the neolitic era / Irish Art. 9/4/18 Ladies i will be available in my room at lunch Mon /Tues/Thurs for the duration of the term for Art history revision. If you could look over the Bronze age sample answer this weekend please.