Category Archives: IB Art

IB Reflection on Photography

This is it, our last reflection for the Process Portfolio. This will be just like our prior reflection exercises. Reflections on Photography This reflection is a little different, in that it spans several different photography assignments.  So for this one, … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on the Unified Light Source Assignment

For this homework assignment, we are going to continue building our Process Portfolio pages. This will be just like our prior reflection exercises. Reflections on the Unified Light Source assignment For this assignment, I want you to create 1-2 pages … Continue reading

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IB Selection of Works for The Comparative Essay

The next few weeks are going to be largely about completing the Comparative Essay.  We will discuss this at length in class, and you can also find an overview of the essay, with examples, here. The Assignment 1.  Select Three … Continue reading

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IB The Comparative Essay

What The Comparative Essay Is A written comparison of artworks (a PowerPoint Presentation) Compares at least 3 different artworks These artworks must come from at least 2 different artists or cultural contexts HL adds on a component where the student … Continue reading

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IB Depth of Field Photo

For this assignment I want you to play around with photography a bit. You are to take a series of 5 original photos.  Your photos are to have the following characteristics: Choose subjects where you can play with depth of … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on Figure Drawing and Personal Still Life

For this homework assignment, we are going to continue building our Process Portfolio pages. This will be just like our prior reflection exercises. Reflections on Figure Drawing and Personal Still Life For this assignment, I want you to create 1-2 … Continue reading

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IB Texture Photo

For this assignment I want you to play around with photography a bit. You are to take a series of 5 original photos.  Your photos are to have the following characteristics: Black and white. Alter your photo to only be … Continue reading

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IB A Coherent Body of Work: Influence

For this exercise, what I want you to do is consider influence.  As artists, we never work in a void.  Instead we are the sum total of all those who we are inspired by, and our reactions to them. …and … Continue reading

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IB A Coherent Body of Work

The first problem any painter faces is what to paint.  Before we lift a brush we need to know why. We have been looking at different artists to try and help start up some inspiration within you, and to get … Continue reading

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AP and IB Museum Assignment: The Impact of Presentation, Scale, and Text

Quite a bit of how we feel about a work is determined by how we encounter it for the first time.  Artwork seen in person is nothing like artwork seen in a book or on a screen. Another important element … Continue reading

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