Designed for reference during course work assignments in Standard Grade Art & Design, this text considers briefs for Design, Critical and Expressive Activity to help individuals perform to the best of their ability.
Key considerations when undertaking any brief are simply explained with examples, and for Critical Activity, stimuli are provided as well as a study plan and guidelines for research and response. To further ensure that students investigate and explore subject matter and their own artistic strengths, advice for the SQA assessment is provided to reassure and encourage students to perform to their true capability.
* User's guide
* Design activity: introduction; thinking like a designer; a 3D example of design activity; a 2D example of design activity; checklist
* Critical activity: introduction; topics – design; topics – expressive; study plan; taking notes; investigating and researching; selecting and collating information; making and supporting judgements; wordbank; comparing and contrasting; concluding; writing the draft; final presentation; checklist
* Expressive activity and exam: introduction; thinking like an artist; visual references; example of expressive activity; checklist