Category Archives: IB Art

IB Comparative Essay Part 3

For this next round with the Comparative Essay, you have 2 major tasks: Clean up any and all issues:  formatting, grammar, spelling, citations, missing or incorrect information, etc.  Use the notes I gave you to help guide you, but you … Continue reading

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IB Comparative Essay Part 2

For this week’s assignment, we are starting the first parts of the comparative essay.  By Monday, you should accomplish the following goals: Write the background material for work 3.  By background material, think our “better know an artist” assignments.  Give … Continue reading

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IB Comparative Essay Part 1

For this week’s assignment, we are starting the first parts of the comparative essay.  By Monday, you should accomplish the following goals: Create your title page.  Include the following info:  Comparative Essay, Candidate Number, and Personal Code.  Under no circumstances … 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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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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Extra Credit!!!!1!!!one!

Like the title says:  EXTRA CREDIT! The KISD show starts today and on display is artwork from all the high schools and middle schools.  It is open late Monday, and is open on Saturday. : THE ANNUAL KISD VISUAL ART … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on Photography

For this homework assignment, we are going to continue building our Process Portfolio pages. Reflections on Photography:  High Contrast and Color Schemes For this assignment, I want you to create 1-2 pages (3 if you have a lot to say … Continue reading

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IB Color Scheme Photos

This homework assignment is designed to generate more work for your process portfolio and also syncs well with our current in class assignment. For this assignment we are looking for 5 photos which clearly demonstrate a defined color scheme: Additional … Continue reading

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IB Comparison of Art #1

For this week’s assignment, we are going to try a variation on the critique, and practice a skill that will be vital for your Comparative Essay. Assignment:  Compare and Contrast Below are two works that I have selected for you.  … Continue reading

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