Key Stage Three: Visual Arts Self-Assessments
What is Art? An Introduction
Observing Famous Art Works
What makes art attractive?
Principles and Elements of Art help us to create and evaluate art.
Which is an element and which is a principle of art? Do you know?
Using your art identification cards, work in partners to create a flip book of definitions for the
Principles of Art and Elements of Art.
In groups of two-three, discuss: WHAT IS ART?
Art movements create different ways to and of approaching art, combined with the Elements and Principles of Art.
Is this Art? Why or why not?
The artist of this art installation is Marcel Duchamp.
This piece is called FOUNTAIN; 1917. It is found art, not created by the artist.
Is art simply something beautifully painted and sculpted Or is art interactive, questioning and intelligent?
Is This Art? Why or why not?
Spend some time observing this image. What do you notice about the colours used, as your eyes move along the work from one colour to another?
Is Art Always Questioning?
After viewing the following videos and participating in your class activities, describe in your opinion, what YOU think art is, and what makes art, art. Use detailed descriptions to explain your thoughts fully.
Let's Practice the Elements!
An Introduction to Colour
An Introduction to Shape and Form
An Introduction to Line
Rain Rustle- Leinoid Afremov
Still Life with Lamp-
An Introduction to Space
An Introduction to Texture
An Introduction to Value
What Image Do You See?