This sequence of work (primarily Kate Powell A Level Art sketchbook pages) shows experimentation with media and the exploration of compositional ideas. Artist influences are chosen cleverly: seamlessly integrating with her own aesthetic.
Composition development by Amiria Gale - painting of shells- This could be a COOL way to incorporate a textural element into an abstract artwork- use the crinkled tissue with pastel rubbed across the top for the shell- watercolor for the abstract lines
How to develop a topic. Although this is for A Level Art courses it is relevant for NCEA level 3 as well. I should give this to the parents who think their kids should of high school art as 'a bit of a fun subject' !
This sequence of work shows two A Level sketchbook pages leading towards a vertical prep sheet (enlarged detail shown to the right). Note the inclusion of innovative painting techniques combined with collage.
This A Level Art sketchbook page is beautiful in its simplicity: devoid of all superfluous decoration, it shows a dedicated and committed student learning a technique from an artist and then carefully applying this to original artwork.
24 creative sketchbook examples to inspire Art students