Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
x Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    13
    ReputationRep:
    Hey! I'm doing GCSE Art (AQA) and I have a theme of natural/mechanical.
    I started in about october time, but haven't done much. Here's what I've done:

    Artist studies - Georgia O'keefe - did a silk painting of one of her flower work and photos
    - Andrew Chase - just drew one of his work from photos - any ideas to expand?

    Then looked at human body - because its natural yet pretty mechanical - drew some drawings from the photos

    thought of a few initial ideas - tree form a heart, flowers carved into skull, heart and lungs intaglio
    developed heart and lungs intaglio into series of 3 = normal heart and lung - normal with a bit of mechanical parts then completely mechanical.
    (Also dissected a pigs heart and lung to see the details.

    But... my sketchbook looks very boring and controlled, any tips and ideas how to make it more interesting? and tips to develop my final piece and possibly add flowers to link it to georgia o'keefe?

    Thank you!
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    13
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by Bonnie 99)
    Hey! I'm doing GCSE Art (AQA) and I have a theme of natural/mechanical.
    I started in about october time, but haven't done much. Here's what I've done:

    Artist studies - Georgia O'keefe - did a silk painting of one of her flower work and photos
    - Andrew Chase - just drew one of his work from photos - any ideas to expand?

    Then looked at human body - because its natural yet pretty mechanical - drew some drawings from the photos

    thought of a few initial ideas - tree form a heart, flowers carved into skull, heart and lungs intaglio
    developed heart and lungs intaglio into series of 3 = normal heart and lung - normal with a bit of mechanical parts then completely mechanical.
    (Also dissected a pigs heart and lung to see the details.

    But... my sketchbook looks very boring and controlled, any tips and ideas how to make it more interesting? and tips to develop my final piece and possibly add flowers to link it to georgia o'keefe?

    Thank you!
    Also, my interpretation is that the mechanical world is slowly but will eventually take over the natural world and also that humans deteriorate as they age so need to get natural things replaced e.g. heart valves, metal hips etc.
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
Updated: January 17, 2016
Poll
Are you going to a festival?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.