Category Archives: IB Art

IB Reflection on the Shattered Still Life Assignment

For this homework assignment, we are going to add to our Process Portfolio. Add This to Your Process Portfolio Document Your reflections are to be recorded in PowerPoint, or Pages, whichever you have access too and are more familiar with.  … Continue reading

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IB Reflection on Value Study

For this homework assignment, we are going to begin building our Process Portfolio pages. Create a Document Your reflections are to be recorded in PowerPoint, or Pages, whichever you have access too and are more familiar with.  If you have … Continue reading

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IB Photography Homework #1

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

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Crash Course in Art History, Review 1

CHOOSE ONE of the following artistic periods (I would suggest choosing the one which interests you the most). VISIT the assigned Smarthistory.org links for that artistic period.  Then ANSWER THE ASSOCIATED QUESTIONS using the information gained from those links, your … Continue reading

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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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