Art & Design
Subject matter is what an artist has chosen to paint, create or sculpt.
You will usually be given a subject matter for your coursework. For your exam, you will be given a choice of subjects to choose from.
The subject matter or starting point gives you things to think about. You need to look at artists who have responded to the same idea as well as thinking about what the subject matter means to you.
Common subject matters include:
You can explore subjects in many ways. For example, you could make a piece of work that is realistic, abstract or non-objective.
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