Homework – Complete between three and five highly detailed tree drawings in pencil. Observe realistic scale and proportions. Due 17th December

(Note – a powerpoint of stages will be following shortly)

Click here to access some great images to work from – Detailed pencil tree images

Here are some ‘Grade 9’ examples for your reference;


Our talented new Year 7 students have been busy developing artwork linking to the theme of ‘Animals’, specifically exploring zentangle patterns. Here is a small gallery of their impressive work (more to follow);
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It was great to speak with so many prospective A Level Art students on Thursday. Here are a few images of our small exhibition from the evening;
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Please take a moment to view the amazing artwork produced by our talented Year 10 students based on the theme, ‘In The Forest’. This will be particularly useful for current Year 10 students!
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Note – A full gallery of Year 10 work and current homework are located on the specific Year 10 GCSE page.

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Over a double page in your sketchbook create visual research on artist, David Parfitt.
– A relevant background (best to copy (a section of) his work).
– Printed images of Parfitt’s work presented effectively.
– Information in own words – discuss his style, inspiration and techniques.
– Discuss your opinions and what you are doing to link to Parfitt’s style.

This homework is to be completed on the next two NEW pages in your book and is separate from your previous Parfitt copy.
Due – Tuesday 30th October

Click here to view the powerpoint of past student examples;
Trees – David Parfitt double research pgs

Year 9 students have been working hard to develop fine ink paintings based on the distinctive work of Australian artist Louis Jover. Please take a moment to have a look at their incredible artwork (See Y9 page for larger images);
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In their first GCSE Fine Art project, Year 10 students explored the theme of ‘Trees and Woodland’, linking their distinctive artwork to contemporary artist David Parfitt.

Here is a small selection of the amazing artwork created by our students;

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Take a moment to view this powerful video delivered by musician David Byrne and Neil deGrasse Tyson…
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