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Write an artist study about an artist who draws or paints Celtic trees.

Follow the criteria below

Log onto the Internet. In the Google search engine, type your homework research title (Celtic tree painting). Choose a work of art and then cut and paste it into a Microsoft Word document. Place the image beneath the title (the artists’ name). Go to the Google search engine again and this time type in a search for the artist that made this work and see how much you can find out about the artist through different search engines like Wikipedia, etc. Then write about the artist using your own words. Choose an interesting font for the main paragraph to make the writing beautiful and use the format below using artistic words that show you have really looked at the work.

About the Artist

The first paragraph gives us basic information –

1. The name of the artist, (do not choose Jen Delyth) the title of the work and the year it wasmade.

About the Image

1. Write a paragraph describing the painting using the language of art. What objects, lines or shapes can you see within this work of art, what colours did the artist use?

Personal influence

2. Write a paragraph about why you chose this tree

Enjoy your homework and thank you for taking the time to present it beautifully and thoughtfully.


“One day this veil before our eyes will be removed, and we “shall see Him face to face” (1 Corinthians 13:12).
This is an interesting bible quote, I chose it because it challenged me to think about all those times when God could have been stood right in front of my eyes if I only had that special relationship with God, I would see him every time. It is one thing for me to speak with God while hearing His words answering me so clearly in my mind and quite another to see Him face to face.
When I remember the bible story where Moses was stood in the presence of God and he was told by God that he could not look upon God’s face and that he could only look when Gods back was turned. It made we ponder (consider) how was it then safe to gaze upon God’s back. In my own mind I justified this conundrum by imagining that an extremely bright light may have been emanating from Gods eyes so brightly that it would have blinded Moses like an eclipse if it caught his mortal stare. But if he or indeed I were a supernatural being we might have a similar light radiating from our eyes too so the impact of God’s light would be cancelled out. For this reason I look forward to the day when I shall revel in the experience of seeing Him face to face.
Your Homework Task
Take a pen and paper and in your exercise books, copy down your favourite quote.
Share your quote with you family and friends and note their comments. Think about why you chose this particular quote. Why do you like it or perhaps you find it challenging.
Then write a half page essay using the following format.
My favourite Bible quote is …
The reason it is my favourite quote is because… or
The reason I found it challenging is because…


Let us compile as many moral dilemmas that teens may face as we can.

For example A non-cool new kid comes in to our class think about how we could react to him or her?

Write two responses:

One that chooses God’s way
One that chooses Lucifer’s way.

This short essay must be hand written.
At least half a page but no more than one page.
Provide a detailed description of a moral dilemma (can include small images).
Show Gods way and Lucifers way.


Art FIE – complete the artist studies if this was still outstanding and/or complete the copy of your artists work.
Art Secondary school – complete your next cubist composition.


Research an interesting image of a steam train with a (dramatic sky) and landscape scenery and copy it.

• The photograph of the dramatic sky, steam train and scenery must be printed in colour.
• Image must be copied in colour.
• Any wet or dry medium can be used i.e., pencils or paint.
• The image must be copied accurately.


Contemporary Bedroom photo-montage

The Task
Create an imaginary bedroom include people i.e, a famous biblical character, family, friend or celebrity enjoying the space. Elements of your own bedroom should be used to form the template. An array of objects that speak the year 2017 should be included so we know this room is contemporary (of our time).

The image must be completed on the computer using any graphic program i.e.,, Photoshop. Microsoft Word (right click to see picture tools) etc.

1. White tints/shapes within the frame must be pure white or a bright light colour.
2. Dark tones/shapes must be pure black or very deep grey.
3. Images must be pasted into the frame neatly.
4. Images must make sense within the room in terms of perspective.
5. Images must also make sense within the room in terms of colour, tone and size.

Enjoy. Surprise rewards for the three best images completed by 22nd February.


The task:

Write a short essay describing ONE of the Biblical events below in graphic detail as though you had actually been present – each has a reference alongside to show you where to find it in the Bible.

Imagine being ONE OF THE PEOPLE mentioned in the Gospel account – such as Mary or one of the Apostles. Or INVENT A CHARACTER such as a bridesmaid at the wedding at Cana, or a relative of the blind man healed by Christ.

Note that some incidents are mentioned in more than one of the four Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. You may like to look up other references too.

It will make sense to cross reference (read about the same event from different sources/books/authors) the event: what happened just before, and what happened afterwards could also make you essay more interesting. You may even think about publishing your story even if you don’t win! I will set an illustration competition to reflect you essay visually in summer term 1 for your art homework.

Your essay should use Ariel font, size 12 and must be your own unaided work.
Year 7 must write 1-2 A4 sheets
Year 8 must write 2-3 A4 sheets
Year 9 must write 2-4 A4 sheets

Here are the events from which you must choose:

• Angels announce the birth of Christ (Luke 2:4-20)
• The wedding at Cana (John 2: 1-11)
• Christ heals a blind man (Luke 18:35-43)
• Christ calms the storm at sea (Mark 4: 35-41)
• Christ is crucified (Matthew 27: 27-54)
• The Resurrection (Mark 16: 2-18)


Read – The Life of Jesus

Jesus lived and walked on earth for about 33 years in the 1st century AD. For most of his life he worked, as a carpenter, in the town of Nazareth, a busy place in northern Israel. It was only in the final three years of his life that he took to the road as a teacher, prophet and healer, attracting both followers and enemies. The ordinary people, also gathered round in large numbers to listen to his words and seek his healing powers.

Jesus raised questions as soon as he appeared on the public stage, back in the first century: Who is he? Where does he come from? How can he speak with such authority? These questions and many more have continued over the past 2,000 years and have been asked by believers, non-believers, the curious (interested), and by challengers (opponents) of the Christian faith.

No one man has been more influential (persuasive, significant) across the world than Jesus and it is not surprising that people will have an image (picture) of him, which connects (links) to who they are on a cultural (traditional) level. For some he is a great teacher whose stories transform (change) lives. Jesus may be the prophet (a person who reveals Gods truth), who challenges how people live and treat each other in society (social groups). He could be the healer who brings everlasting life and peace as the Son of God, the one who suffered for our sins. Whatever, our personal interpretation (understanding) is about Jesus he has undoubtedly (certainly) made us think.

For a Christian, Jesus is more than just a man who did good things. He is the Son of God who came to show us what God is like and through his death and resurrection (reappearance after he died); he draws us back to God.

Classwork to be completed for Homework

Your task is to:

1. Research the history of three very different images of Jesus. There are some very useful websites. Do not copy and paste information that is not your own words. Click on the link for research page:
2. Create your own image of Jesus and explain why you have pictured him in this way.

Be prepared! Do your research; Look at brochures to see how others have designed theirs? All the writing must be in your own words.

Write or type your research using the correct punctuation, spelling and grammar.
Pictures that you have inserted in your booklet about Jesus must be of a good quality.

As is a brochure so ideally it should not be printed on more than 2 x A4 sheets which should then be stuck together to form 1 double sided sheet.

Make sure the text boxes and images are lined up vertically so that you can fold each sheet into three columns.

If folded correctly it will make visual and contextual sense as a brochure.

Imagine you are making this brochure for a bookshop or church foyer.
How will you make your brochure stand out in terms of interesting research and high impact images?

When writing about each image:

a. Describe what you can see in the picture.
b. Describe the way the artist portrayed Jesus, His features, clothing, facial expression, the background objects within the frame etc.
c. Explain whether the image fits your personal image of Jesus and why.
d. State who might also picture Jesus in this way other than the artist, and say why you think they see Jesus this way.
e. You can use coloured paper to print your booklet in art club.

Finally, on the last page of your booklet:

a) Create your own image. Draw it or paint it on paper, cloth, plastic, cling film, kitchen foil.
b) Your image should say lots about how you think about Jesus and what you think about Jesus in terms of his appearance.
c) our booklet should be no larger than a third of the size of an A4. sheet when folded

Remember, to take pride in the way that you present your work. Meet the deadlines due on 23rd February 2018. Have fun and do your very best!

See my email for picture examples. Surprise rewards for the three best booklets completed by 23nd February.


Design six barometers. Put a heading on each Barometer. Each heading will reflect an area in your life, which impacts on your faith in God in a positive or negative way (e.g. school, home, sport, friends, church, etc.). Be very specific about each area, give details, indicate with the barometer stick to what extent each heading impacts your faith.
Be really honest.


Design six barometers. Put a heading on each Barometer. Each heading will reflect an area in your life, which impacts on your faith in God in a positive or negative way (e.g. school, home, sport, friends, church, etc.). Be very specific about each area, give details, indicate with the barometer stick to what extent each heading impacts your faith.
Be really honest.