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YEAR 9 MASK MAKING Year 9 mask making
Design work to include: • • Brief and spec. Analysis Evaluation of existing products Research board/Mood board Design ideas Final idea Flowchart for making Evaluation.
Brief; Mask making. • Design and make a mask that will completely change your character, and that could be worn at a festival or party of your choice. Complete folder work that will support your work.
Design Specification • Function: The mask should be decorative, and include eye holes and a face attachment. It will be worn at……. . • Target user: The mask will be suitable for ……………. . • Materials and components: I will need……………………………to make my mask. • Appearance: The item must be colourful and attractive and should show effective use of colour, shape and texture. • Skills used: The item should show the use of fabric painting, quilting, embroidery stitches, beadwork, and sequins. • Quality control: It must be constructed accurately and finished properly. • Cost: The final item will cost 90 p.
Design Specification • Function: • Target user: • Materials and components: • Appearance: • Skills used: • Quality control: • Cost:
BRIEF Specific target Group? me Theatre group Actors Copy from sheet/ slide Special occasion celebration Festivals/parties-wear WHEN Masked balls In school-make painting Cat walk shows machine fun Mask making HOW By hand Creative techniques In school Christmas WHERE SPECIFICATIONS festivals friends curriculum WHY Part of D and T Lesson time creative fire animals D block Textiles room family disguise Hide identity Easter parties celebrations WHO scary Complete your own, using key words theatrical WHAT Comical Eye masks African
BRIEF Copy from sheet/ slide WHO WHEN Mask making HOW WHY WHAT WHERE SPECIFICATIONS Complete your own, using key words
Key words- work out where these go on your analysis. • • • Masked balls Sewing machine Part of textiles Fun Change character Textiles room Eye masks Part of Design and Technology Enjoyment Creative techniques Christmas Theatre group • • • Disguise Painting Machine Hand stitch Hide identity Eye masks African Halloween 8 weeks Cat walk shows Festivals Scary
Evaluation of existing products. Masks Sketch and color the product you have been given and then answer the following points: INTENDED USER The target market for the item is………………… MATERIAL USED The materials used are………………. The texture of the materials are…………… SIZE/COMPONENTS measure the product and record the results on your sketch There are…… component pieces to make the item METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION label the construction details on your design, how is it made? METHOD OF ATTACHING TO FACE………… DECORATIVE PROCESSES/COLOURS USED………………………. . POSSIBLE IMPROVEMENTS …………………………. . • Sketch the mask that you are evaluating Key words: Child, adult, girl, boy Cotton, silk Rough, smooth Machine stitching, embroidery Ties, elastic, stick, hood Sequins, beadwork, bright colours
Cont… • • FUNCTION The mask could be worn at………………………. . SKILLS USED TO MAKE THE MASK ARE………………………. • DRAW A NEW IMPROVED DESIGN
WORD BANK • Function- wear at a festival, change character • Intended user- children, boys or girls, teenagers, adults, elderly, drama and dance students. • Material used- cotton, silk, linen. • Colour- warm, cold, contrasting, bright, dull. • Method of construction- machine stitching, hand stitching, gluing. • Stiffening's/fillings- wadding, card. • Method of attachment to head- ties, ribbon, elastic, stick, hood, hair band. • Decorative processes- beadwork, sequin work, embroidery, machine stitching. • Safety- left in pins, sharp edges, loose attachments. • Skills- stitching, beadwork, painting • Possible improvements- neater stitching, brighter colours, face attachment, eyeholes.
Where are you so far? • Check your folder now to see if it is neat and tidy and well presented. • Have you got 2 design sheets- evaluating existing products, analysis including brief and specification. • You will be now moving on to the research sheet/ mood board, then design ideas.
POSSIBLE THEMES FOR MASK IDEAS • • • Theatrical Eye masks Animals Scary/Halloween African/tribal Cartoon
Research for my theme. • Once you have decided on your chosen theme, you need to research on the internet and create a research board. • Find a range of inspirational ideas that reflect your theme, and evaluate them. This includes Sparkly and Sequin design To add colour And texture. I ma Use this method In my designing. I could use components Of this idea in my ideas, For example the feathers Around the edge, this would create A creative effect. I like this idea because……
You must decide on a theme for your ideas, i. e. theatrical. Include measurements DESIGN IDEAS DESIGN 1 Refer to the specification, when explaining your idea. DESIGN 2 20 cm EXPLAIN AND LABEL EACH IDEA DESIGN 3 15 cm Label ideas with creative techniques you’ll use. 8 cm Black fabric paint Blue sparkly paint This idea includes… Machine stitch Yellow hand embroidery This will be attached To my head by……. . The intended user for this This mask could be Mask is…………………. Worn at………. ……………. CREATIVE TECHNIQUES- Machine stitch, paint, embroidery, beadwork, sequins
Think about developments. What could you add to this Idea to make it better? FINAL IDEA Label design again with creative techniques. REFER TO SPEC. Why have you chosen This as your final idea? ANNOTATION: (use sheet to help) FUNCTION my mask will……… RELIABILITY my mask will have eyeholes and ties/elastic/stick AESTHETICS I will make it look attractive by…………………. RESOURCES I will use………… I have chosen this as my final idea Because…………… Face measurement grid Temple to temple Length of face Eyes- distance apart Eyes to mouth THE FINAL IDEA SHOULD FIT YOUR FACE
This is one method for manufacture, what other ways could be used? FLOW CHART One mask needed Paper, scissors Ruler and pencil Iron, ironing board Check dry Iron mask to fix colors Ties and backing fabric Make pattern by tracing Final idea onto paper And cutting out Trace design onto fabric In pencil, paint Cut wadding using Mask pattern, tack to Wrong side Sew on beads and Sequins by hand Fabric, pins, scissors Pin pattern to fabric And cut out Sewing machine And thread Beads and sequins Put front and back of Mask together and Check its Sew on ties or elastic Machine stitch, remember tidy By hand eyeholes Machine embroider around Main lines of design One mask made
Flowchart for mask making. • Put the following points in the correct order to make a flow chart. • • • One mask needed. Check dry. Trace design onto fabric in pencil, paint. Iron mask to fix colours. Put front and back of Mask together and machine stitch, remember eyeholes. Make pattern by tracing final idea onto paper and cutting out. Pin pattern to fabric and cut out. • • Sew on beads and Sequins by hand. Machine embroider around main lines of design Sew on ties or elastic by hand. Cut wadding using Mask pattern, tack to wrong side.
Put the following points in the correct order to make a flow chart. Flowchart for mask making. Pin pattern to fabric And cut out Sew on beads and Sequins by hand Trace design onto fabric In pencil, paint Make pattern by tracing Final idea onto paper And cutting out Iron mask to fix colors Cut wadding using Mask pattern, tack to Wrong side Machine embroider around Main lines of design Put front and back of Mask together and Machine stitch, remember eyeholes Sew on ties or elastic By hand Then make Your own Flowchart On A 3.
A Gantt chart can also be used for managing time in the manufacturing process. GANTT CHART Manufacturing process Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 8 Wk 9 Machiningeyeholes and edging ** ** Finishing-ties ** ** Pattern making ** Cutting fabric ** Painting ** Cutting wadding ** Wk 7 ** ** ** Pinning and tacking ** Creative techniques ** Cutting backing Wk 6 **
EVALUATION Look back at your mask and consider the following, put into full sentences: Have you answered the original brief and your personal spec. ? Does your mask meet design points that you have made in your specification? I. e. . Have you used colour and texture attractively? How did you decide on the chosen idea for the mask? Was sampling useful in the manufacture of your design? Painting, stitches. What methods did you use in the manufacture of your design? What parts of the manufacture did you find a challenge? Are you pleased with the designing and making parts of your design? What do other people think of your work? Any suggestions for improvements? Draw a new improved idea, with developments.