Art & Design

OCR – Fine Art

Students can submit work from more than one area of study within Fine Art such as portraiture, landscape, still life, human form, abstraction, experimental imagery, narrative, installation, working in a genre.

Units include:

  • A portfolio of practical work showing their response to a chosen theme or starting point. This is a practical portfolio with supporting sketchbook work. There is no restriction on scale of work produced. Evidence presented for assessment should include artist research, a clear development of ideas, experimental work and a final presentation.
  • A related study: an extended response of a guided minimum of 1000 words. The aim of the related study is to enable learners to develop their ability to communicate their knowledge and understanding of art historical movements, genres, practitioners and artworks.  The related study must be presented as an illustrated essay.
  • The early release paper will be issued in early Februray and will provide students with a number of themes, each with a range of written and visual starting points. Students will have a minimum of 3 weeks to complete their research before undertaking a 15-hour supervised time period to produce a final piece.

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