Art and Design KS4: Making Art Work
A compilation of short films following six UK-based leading artists as they create new artwork from scratch.
These clips are taken from the original BBC series, Making Art Work.
Suitable for: GCSE/KS4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and National 4/5 or Higher in Scotland.
Professional sculptor Frances Segelman
Sculptor Frances Segelman introduces her artwork and talks about her career in this resource for secondary and GCSE Key Stage 4.
Iranian artist Maryam Hashemi
Iranian artist Maryam Hashemi introduces her artwork and tells her life story.
Transforming a white van into a piece of art
Artist Maryam Hashemi takes on the challenge of transforming a white van into a piece of art.
Starting a new piece of work
Experimental artist Maryam Hashemi takes you through the rituals that she goes through each time she starts a new piece of work.
Recycled Materials Artist Nick Gentry
Artist Nick Gentry introduces his artwork and the how using various recycled items is a fundamental part of it.
Creating a portrait from old floppy discs
Nick Gentry takes on the challenge of using some of the old floppy disks that he’s been sent to create a portrait.
Tools and techniques for making art with recycled materials
Artist Nick Gentry demonstrates how he uses old materials that people have sent to him in his artwork.
Contemporary British artist Stuart Semple
Contemporary British painter Stuart Semple introduces his artwork and talks about how music has been a big influence on it.
Stuart Semple - from idea to art
Stuart Semple creates a piece of art inspired by a boy on a motorbike that he has seen recently.
Experimenting with paint and charcoal
Artist Stuart Semple demonstrates how he likes to experiment with his favourite materials - paint and charcoal - to produce unique and inventive artwork.
Paper quilling artist Yulia Brodskaya
Russian artist Yulia Brodskaya introduces her artwork and explains that the signature feature of her work is drawing with paper rather than on it.
Finding inspiration with artist Yulia Brodskaya
Join Russian artist Yulia Brodskaya as she walks in the park and visits the local flower shop to find sources of inspiration.