ART AND DESIGN

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ART AND DESIGN

At MKASS, the Art and Design department aims at developing the student’s;

  1. ability to research and record from direct observation and personal experience; 
  2. ability to identify and solve problems in visual and/or other forms; 
  3. creativity, visual awareness, critical and cultural understanding;
  4. imaginative,creative and personal response; 
  5. confidence, enthusiasm and a sense of achievement in the practice of Art and Design; 
  6. growing independence in the refinement and development of ideas and personal outcomes; 
  7. investigation and experimentation with a range of media, materials and techniques, including new media where appropriate;
  8. experience of working in relevant frameworks and exploration of manipulative skills necessary to form, compose and communicate in two and/or three dimensions; 
  9. knowledge of a working vocabulary relevant to the subject and an interest in, and a critical awareness of other practitioners, environments and cultures;  
  10. Investigative, analytical, experimental, interpretative, practical, technical and expressive skills which aid effective and independent learning. 

This is in line with the objectives and aims as set out in the syllabus for both IGCSE and KCSE.

 

 

This is in line with the objectives and aims as set out in the syllabus for both IGCSE and KCSE.

IGCSE ART AND DESIGN COURSE 

Our school offers the IGCSE Art and Design which generally covers the following areas of study: 

Painting and related Media

Colouring

Drawing

Graphic Media

Printmaking

Mono printing

Relief Printing

Etching

Screen Printing

Three Dimensional Studies

Sculpture

Ceramics/Pottery

Environmental/Architectural Design

 

Product Design

Jewellery


Photography, Digital and Lens Media

Still Imagery

Moving Imagery

Graphic Communication

Lettering

Illustration

Printmaking

Advertising

Textile Design

Printed and / or Dyed Fabrics

Constructed Textile Design

Fashion Design

 

KCSE ART AND DESIGN COURSE

The KCSE Art and Design course covers similar areas of study and are generally divided as follows:

  1. Elements of Art and Design
  2. Principles of Art and Design
  3. Drawing
  4. Painting
  5. Graphic Design
  6. Fabric Decoration
  7. Weaving and Tapestry
  8. Multi-Media crafts Mosaic-Collage and  Montage and Photo montage
  9. Jewellery/Ornaments Sculpture 
  10.  Pottery

ART AND DESIGN ACTIVITIES

In order to enhance the student’s performance, the department organizes for the following activities on regular basis: 

  1. Art and Design Club Meetings/Practical application of skills learnt,
  2. Tours and Excursions to famous Art galleries, Art centres/schools and practising artists,
  3. Art and Design Displays and Exhibitions. 

STUDENTS’ ARTWORK CORNER 

At MKASS we have many talented students whose artwork is quite fascinating. Here below find examples of such work indicating how our department helps the students to express their imagination, creativity and visual interpretation of the world around us.


contact & information

Contact Us


Junior School

Edward Obuya, Principal
Phone: 061-2030725 and 061-2030144
Fax:+254 61-2034988
Mobile: 0720-437387/ 0736-749611/
0727-423658/0727-363880/0707-584933

Senior School

Gerald Mandu, Principal | CEO,
Phone: 061- 2031142 and 061- 2030017
Fax: +254 61-2031030
Mobile: 0723-977666/0716-211388 /
0736-779547


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