Hi, friends, today we are going to discuss you the latest CBSE Class XII Sculpture Syllabus. As you know very well that Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has its own curriculum and they hold the supreme authority to change it further for the benefit of students. So it’s always a wise decision to keep an eye on what happening around with the subject you are going to learn. This year CBSE made little bit changes in CBSE Class 12 Sculpture Syllabus. Let us have a look at the updated NCERT CBSE Class 12 Sculpture Syllabus for the academic year 2018-19.
- 1 NCERT CBSE Class 12 Sculpture Syllabus for the academic year 2018-19
- 1.1 SECTION – WISE WEIGHTAGE IN CBSE CLASS XII Sculpture (Theory)
- 1.2 SECTION – WISE WEIGHTAGE IN CBSE CLASS 12 Sculpture (Practical)
- 1.3 GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATION OF PRACTICAL
- 1.4 Some Reference books for teachers:
NCERT CBSE Class 12 Sculpture Syllabus for the academic year 2018-19
Let us first have a brief idea about the Course Structure of the CBSE Class XII Sculpture for the academic year 2018-19
SECTION – WISE WEIGHTAGE IN CBSE CLASS XII Sculpture (Theory)
- Marks=40 Marks
- Time: 2 hours
|History of Indian Art|
|1||The Rajasthani and Pahari Schools of Miniature Painting||18||10|
|2||The Mughal and Deccan Schools of Miniature Painting||18||10|
|3||The Indian National Flag and the Bengal School of Painting||18||10|
|4||The Modern Trends in Indian Art||18||10|
Note: The Syllabus of Sculpture (Theory) for Class XII is the same as that of Painting (Theory) for Class XII given earlier.
SECTION – WISE WEIGHTAGE IN CBSE CLASS 12 Sculpture (Practical)
- Marks=60 Marks
- Time: 6 (3 + 3 hours)
|Modelling in Relief (Clay and plaster of Paris)||50||20|
|Modelling in Round (clay and plaster of Paris||50||20|
Topics to Study
Unit 1: Modelling in relief* (50 Pds.)
Unit 2: Modelling in round* *( 50 Pds.)
Unit 3: Portfolio Assessment ( 48 Pds.)
(a) Record of the entire year’s performance from sketch to the finished product (10 Marks)
(b) Four pieces of work prepared during the course selected by the candidate and certified by the school authorities as work executed in the school are to be placed before the examiners for assessment
* Use of clay composition in the hollow for baking.
* Modelling of simplified human figures, birds, animals, and plants in relief and round. Geometrical shapes like cube, cone, cylinder, etc., and their composition in relief as an exercise in design study of textures. Use of plaster of Paris. ( 10 Marks)
- The candidate should be given one hour break after first three hours.
- The timetable to be so framed as to allow the students to work continuously for a minimum of two periods at a stretch.
GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATION OF PRACTICAL
1. Marking Scheme:
Part I: Modelling in Relief
- The composition including an emphasis on the subject
- Handling of media
- Creative approach and overall impression
Part II: Modelling in Round
- A composition including an emphasis on the subject
- Handling of media
- Creative approach and overall impression
Part III: Portfolio Assessment
(a) Record of the entire year’s performance from sketch to finished product.
(b) Four works of sculpture consisting of:
- One sculpture in relief (High Relief)
- One sculpture in relief (Low Relief)
(c) Two Sculpture in the round.
2. The format of the questions:
Part I: Modelling in Relief: Make a sculpture in Relief (low/high) on any one of the following five subjects. The size should be within 25 to 30 cm. (horizontally or vertically) and about 4 cm. in thickness from the board.
Note: Any five suitable subjects for “Modelling in Relief’ are to be decided by the external and internal examiners jointly in accordance with the instructions and are to be mentioned here).
Part II: Modelling in Round: Prepare a sculpture in the round, in clay medium, on any one of the following five subjects. The height should be within 25 to 30 cm, horizontally or vertically.
Note: Any five suitable subjects for “Modelling in Round” are to be decided in accordance with the instructions and are to be mentioned here strictly just before the start of the examination for Part II.
3. Instructions to decide the subjects for Modelling in Relief and Round:
- The examiners (Internal and External) are to select/decide five subjects suitable for modelling in relief and five subjects for modelling in the round. The subjects for “Modelling in Round” are to be conveyed to the candidates strictly just before the start of the examination for Part II.
- Each subject should be so designed that the candidate may get a clear-cut idea of the subject, however, a candidate can perceive a subject in his/her own way. Distortion of human/animal forms may be allowed.
- Choice of high or low relief should remain open to the candidates.
The examiners (Internal and External) are free to decide the subjects but they should be according to the standard of class XII and environment of the school/candidates. Some identified areas of the subjects for Modelling in Relief are given below in which some more areas may also be included:
- Nature Study;
- Design, natural, decorative, stylized and geometrical:
- Family, friends and daily life;
- Birds and animals;
- Games and sports activities;
- Religious, social and personal activities;
- Cultural activities;
- Ideas – Personal, social, local, provincial, national and international
4. General instructions to the examiners
- Candidates should be given one hour break after first three hours.
- Work of the candidates of Parts I, II and III, is to be evaluated on the spot by the external and internal examiners jointly.
- Each work of Parts I, II and III, after assessment, is to be marked as examined and duly signed by the external and internal examiners.
Some Reference books for teachers:
- Indian Sculpture”, by Chintaman Kar.
- Exploring Sculpture”, by Jan Amdell Mills & Boon, London.
- “The Technique of Sculpture”, John W. Mills, P.T. Batsford Ltd., London.
- “A History Sculpture of the world”, Shelden Cneey, Thame and Hudson, London.
- “Form and Space”, Edward Their, Thomes and Hudson; London.
- “Sculpture and Ideas”, Michael F. Andrews.
- “Modern Sculpture”, Jean Selz, Heinemann, London.
- “Creative Carving”, (Material techniques appreciation), Dons Z. Meilach, Pritam Publishing.