2017 KCSE Art and Design Paper 2 Past Paper
Answer only ONE question from EITHER alternative A OR B.
DRAWING OR PAINTING You are instructed that the use of rulers, tracing paper and other mechanical devices is forbidden in this alternative.
EITHER DRAWING 1. Create an imaginative composition on the theme ‘the first bicycle ride’.
The composition should be within an area of 35cm by 45 cm.
OR PAINTING 2.
Paint an imaginative composition of an elephant bathing its young one in a pool of muddy water. The composition should be in an area of 35cm by 45cm.
ALTERNATIVE B: GRAPHIC DESIGN
You are instructed that the use of rulers, tracing paper and other mechanical devices is allowed in this alternative.
The colour of the working surface (paper) will not be considered as one of the colours required.
3. Modella creations, a youth group fashion company dealing in African designs requires to market its merchandise. In three colours design the following for the company:
(i) Carrier bag measuring 20cm by 25cm.
(ii) Compliment slip measuring 9.9 cm by 21 cm.
(iii) DVD case front panel insert measuring 12cm by 12 cm.
4. Your time in high school is coming to an end, appreciate your Art and design teacher by;
Designing a beautiful personalised thank you card;
showing the front and inside panels, each measuring 15cm by 21 cm in four colours.
2017 KCSE Art and Design Paper 2 Past Paper-Marking Scheme/Answers
ALTERNATIVE A: DRAWING/PAINTING
QUESTION 1 AND 2
1. INTERPRETATION MARKS
(i) Relevance of subject matter to theme [Bicycle ride/ 2 Elephants bath]
(ii) Appropriateness of mood/atmosphere (Wobbling ride/whirling in muddy water, splashing water, Facial expression etc.)
(iii) Correct dimensions (measurements)/format
(i) Appropriate use of space
(ii) Use of principles (unity/rhythm/balance)
(iii) Creativity/ Imagination/ Originality
(iv) Close-up/focal point
Definition of forms
(ii) Capture of action
(iii) Articulation of posture, features & objects
(iv) Proportions of forms in relation to each other and Whole
(i) Tonal value to create volume/depth
(i) Competency in the use of media(workmanship)
TOTAL 100 MARKS
GRAPHIC DESIGN QUESTION 3 AND 4 1.
(i) Subject matter: requirements, correct information Contents — [Carrier bae”, compliment slip2m, Branded DVD Case?”‘, Personalized card]
(ii) Correct dimensions
(iii) Appropriate format
(iv) Understanding of graphic design process
(i) Layout of pictorial forms/letters
(ii) Spacing of letters, words and lines
(1) Definition of forms (pictorialsm /letterssm)
(ii) Proportion of forms (pictorialsm /letters 5m) in relation to each other and whole.
(iii) Appropriateness of forms/ (pictorial/letters to function.
(i) Appropriate colour
(I) Precision 4m/ neatness/ finish’
– TOTAL 100 MARKS