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  • 1. AS Photography ART2 Controlled Assignment Sketchbook Checklist Monday 31st March – Monday 7th April 2014: 8hour EXAMs start. Exams are split across 2 days for each group, from 9am – 1pm, in room Q10. You must be there for 8.45am EXAM DATES Monday 31st March - Block F Tuesday 1st April - Block F Wednesday 2nd April - Block C Thursday 3rd April - Block C Friday 4th April - Block B Monday 7th April - Block B SKETCHBOOK DEADLINE: Monday 28 April hand in to college services between 10am-1pm Task Details Done? 1. Front Cover of sketchbook • Include your full name, AS Photography, Block and ART2 Controlled Assignment. Include WJEC LABEL Introduction • This should detail your final chosen theme and concept inclusing the exam question you’ve chosen and why. Detail the process and development and of your ideas and work. 2. Initial Planning • brainstorms of 2-3 exam questions • Visual mood board of ideas, include photographer names that connect to these ideas 3. Artist Research • Written Essay of 1500 words, to include comparing and contrasting two different photographers. Analysing 2 different images in depth. • Artist Comparison: Compare images you have experimented with alongside images of your main photographer’s work and show evidence of inspiration, influence and similarities (composition etc). 4. Planning for final outcomes • Mind map of your ideas for your final theme. Need to include a clear explanation of what you are doing and why. 5. Each Photoshoot (you should aim for a minimum of 4-6 photoshoots) Each Photoshoot must include the following: • Shooting plan –detailing what you are going to do, why, how, when and where. Need to include technical details and most importantly WHY – how have your ideas developed from your previous photoshoot. • Visual influences – include any new visual influences. • Contact sheet – annotate best/worst shots • Analysis of best images/images that didn’t work well. Print best/worst images and analyse how and why they
  • 2. worked/didn’t in regards to camera technique, lighting and composition. (To illustrate your points remember to draw on your images and draw diagrams of lighting used etc) • Also how do they reflect our concept and link to your artist research? • Evaluate your shoot – strengths and weaknesses – what to improve in the next one and how your ideas have moved forward. 6. Experimentation and Mock ups of presentation You must demonstrate: • Are you using any other experimental techniques? Photoshop or tactile? Have you documented how you’ve done this in your sketchbook? Screen grabs will be necessary. e.g. experiment with colour palette or use of text with your images and detail how and why you did this. • Experiment with different types of presentation techniques, draw diagrams of ideas but also produce mock ups with your actual images. • Include contextual research for how you choose to present your work with an explanation of HOW and WHY this connects to your concept. • Is it fit for purpose? 7. Final Planning • What are you planning to do in your exam? Write a final explanation as to how your idea has developed/changed/improved since your initial photoshoot. • What will be the final outcomes you use and why? 8. Final Outcomes Produced in the exam • Artist statement printed and mounted. • Print and present final outcomes. • Take photographs of your final work and include this in your sketchbook. 9. Evaluation of project Produced in the exam • Evaluate the experimental project as a whole. If you have any questions in regards to the ART2 controlled assignment contact Jaskirt Boora: Remember to keep checking Moodle and the college blog for help: