G8 Power of Expression C

Dear all, here are the posts for Criterion C where we will produce our piece for the exhibit.

Class 18 (8P May 6th, 8K8Q May 7th)

1. Resubmissions

I won’t be taking resubmissions for B,C or D in this unit. So please make sure to complete your work in time. C0 will be the resubmission for B4, but that will be all.

2. Check and print your plan (C1)

Make sure you included in your plan the use of 3D printers, laser cutters and the workshop, apart from all the materials you will need. Once you are done with it, make sure your plan is printed in front of you, so Mr Hervé can check easily if you are on task and help you with any issues you may have.

3. The start and the end of the class

Since you are driving the process, please start by checking your plan: what you are supposed to do today? and make sure you use the 80 minutes to do it. At the end of the class we will check the plan again to make sure you are on track or take notes of any changes to the design or to the plan.

4. Individual checkpoints

We will have individual calls as checkpoints. Notes will be taken on Managebac. Please be ready for these calls.

Class 17 (8K April 29th)

1. Check your grades for Summative B

You will find them on Managebac. Overall B4 was incomplete. We need to improve it, that is why we are creating C0.

2. Understanding what we are making: we are all making 3D pieces: C0

Since we are going to have a exhibit, those of you creating 2D pieces will need to think about 2 things:

  1. how you are going to integrate the poem into your piece
  2. how are you going to present it in the exhibit.  Just simply printing something out and using blue tack will not suffice. Easels are available to allow for this, but obviously they need to be firm enough to stand on these. You will need to think about ‘layering’ up parts of the drawing that it can take on a slightly 3D element.

Please make adjustments to your final drawing before starting C. You will place this final drawing in C0.

Some ideas on how to display 2D work, here.

3. Timing for C

We will have 6 classes (480 minutes / 8 hours in class) to produce your plan and piece. Your summative will be due at the end of Class 6.

Since all your pieces are different, I will be checking with you, but you need to be the one driving the process, that is why it is so important to create a clear plan.

4. Starting on C

Once you know what you are going to do, you need to be able to communicate it to others and to make a plan so you will be able to finish it in the classes we have for this. In order to combine: what you need to do / how many classes you have / and what you will need, we need to create a production plan.

Important: if you need to go to the workshop you need to write it in the plan and let Mr. Hervé know one class in advance. You cannot say today I need the workshop. Since that requires a lot of planning in the teacher part to guarantee safety.

5. Why do we need a production plan?

The idea of the production plan is to share the steps with your team. Imagine if you were going to a workshop where a group of technicians need to help you produce your piece, you need to clearly tell them what do you want to do. Sometimes it is clear in our mind but not in paper. You need to provide “exact instructions” or ….. this is what happens.

6. Upload your “exact instructions”

Please upload your “exact instructions” at the end of the class: FORM Design C1.