Work Sample : Pat

Activity : Visual Arts: Portrait Lino Cuts

    Visual Arts: Portrait Lino Cuts - Pat : Grade Commentary

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Pat has demonstrated a high level of competence in using techniques and form to convey meaning. Negative focus has been effectively used and there is some evidence of risk-taking as shown in the eyes. The print differs from the lino cut, possibly due to imprecise cutting or uneven ink application, but there is some evidence of experimentation and the subject’s personality is clearly shown. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade B standard at the end of Stage 3.

Grade B

The student has a thorough knowledge and understanding of the content and a high level of competence in the processes and skills. In addition, the student is able to apply this knowledge and these skills to most 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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