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Free presentation: developing ideas

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Help your students learn how to demonstrate their idea development using our free presentation.

The presentation first explores techniques students could use to generate their initial ideas, including mind maps, artists and experimentation with different media.

Then, using an engaging interactive activity, the presentation looks at how to develop those ideas effectively using a mood board, encouraging students to use a viewfinder to create different, interesting compositions.


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Pull a funny face: Free Boardworks Art activity on facial features!

Have some fun with our free activity on facial features!

The activity asks students to place eyebrows, eyes, nose and lips so they are in proportion on the face.

Click on each of the features to find out more information about where they should be positioned, and click ‘show guides’ to display the handy guidelines!



Exotic flora: free Boardworks presentation!

Download the free presentation on exotic flora!

Introduce your students to the exotic flora using our free presentation!

The presentation covers the characteristics of exotic flora, and how those characteristics could be represented. It finishes with an interactive activity asking students to experiment with textures by applying different colours and effects to a line-drawing of exotic flora.

Packed with great ideas for pair-work this presentation is a great way to encourage students to think creatively about a stimulus material, and various ways it could be represented.


Free animation about GCSE preparatory work!

Ensure your students feel confident about conducting their GCSE research by showing them our free animation.

The animation provides students with eight top tips about conducting project research, from planning their time effectively to how to develop mood boards. Useful and informative, this resource can help you discuss project research procedure with your students.



Creating a sketchbook: free presentation!

Download the free presentation on creating a sketchbook!

Help your students think about what to include in their sketchbooks with our free presentation!

This presentation includes ideas for what could be included in a sketchbook, as well as examples of sketchbooks by famous artists such as Turner and Francisco Goya.

It also includes an animation and interactive activity on creating a student sketchbook!

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