Work Sample : Ashley

Activity : Visual Arts: Mars Expedition Collage

    Visual Arts: Mars Expedition Collage - Ashley : Grade Commentary

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Ashley has demonstrated a very high level of competence in using form and techniques to convey meaning. A variety of techniques, such as layering of paint and paper, have been used to show movement and to create contrast and focus. There is evidence of planning and careful observation. Ashley has chosen not to include an astronaut monoprint in the collage but has successfully conveyed a perspective of Mars. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade A standard at the end of Stage 3.

Grade A

The student has an extensive knowledge and understanding of the content and can readily apply this knowledge. In addition, the student has achieved a very high level of competence in the processes and skills and can apply these skills to new situations.

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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Visual Arts
    Students make artworks for a variety of audiences using different forms and techniques to convey meaning and represent the likeness of things in the world. They discuss artworks in terms of how subject matter is used and represented, artists' intention and audience interpretation and make reasoned judgements about these artworks.
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