Work Sample : Shannon

Activity : Visual Arts: Cubist inspired self-portrait

    Visual Arts: Cubist inspired self-portrait - Shannon : Grade Commentary

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Shannon has demonstrated a limited level of competence in using different artistic concepts and drawing techniques to present a portrait in cubist style. ‘Cheerful’ colours have been selected and used but there is limited reflection of cubist style. The facial features have been dismantled but there is no evidence of exaggeration or disproportion. There are elements of realism in the facial features and two viewpoints have not been portrayed. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade D standard at the end of Stage 3.

Grade D

The student has a basic knowledge and understanding of the content and has achieved a limited level of competence in the processes and skills.

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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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