KS4 Fine Art


The purpose of this project is to provide a framework within which you can:

  • Meet all of the assessment objectives in the GCSE Fine Art course
  • Investigate different cultures and cultural objects through observation, drawing and recording
  • Improve your skills in observational drawing and design using different ways of using visual language, media and techniques
  • Research cultural and contextual materials to inspire and influence your own work
  • Use a wide range of 2D and 3D Media, techniques and processes in an experimental way to explore a variety of ideas
  • Analyse and evaluate your own work and that of others in response to the theme and the influence of other artists


 The outcome of this project will be:

  • Research on cultures
  • A variety of primary and secondary source drawings and design ideas inspired by the theme of ‘Culture’
  • A Brusho Dye and mixed media painting inspired by your chosen culture
  • Research on the work of an appropriate ceramicist
  • A ceramic vessel inspired by your culture and the work of your chosen ceramicist

Assessment Objectives

  • AO1: Develop ideas through investigations, demonstrating critical understanding of sources.
  • AO2: Refine work by exploring ideas, selecting and experimenting with appropriate media, materials, techniques and processes.
  • AO3: Record ideas, observations and insights relevant to intentions as work progresses.
  • AO4: Present a personal and meaningful response that realises intentions and demonstrates understanding of visual language