Part of research and planning in an A Level Photography project exploring the theme ‘Hidden Identity’. Inclusion of test strips is beneficial - testing different contrast, lighting and colour filters that have been applied to an image
These A Level Art sketchbook pages show Abby’s initial brainstorming and investigation into the theme ‘Identity’. Mind maps and collages of photographs and other paper documents serve to collect, arrange and organise ideas.
evidence of first-hand research, quick confident gestural drawings showing a response to this environment, and scrawled annotation, these sketchbook pages – showing the development of ideas for a sculpture entitled ‘Stone Egg’ – .
Top in the World: Stunning Self-Portraits by an A Level Art Student
These sketchbook pages and accompanying prep sheet show the development of ideas for a mask and photographic study. It is important to note that working in other creative disciplines (such as sculpture and photography) can inject welcome variety into a Painting and Related Media project and can help inform and influence subsequent drawings and paintings (see below).