Year 11 Art - Alternative Media

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. White

This course will develop students' ability to use a wide range of alternative art-making media.  This course is for students who wish to extend from the Illustration Course into a wide range of alternative techniques. The focus for students will be on developing an understanding of alternative art making techniques. This course is suited for students who have a preference for producing abstract rather than figurative outcomes.

Students will develop work around the theme: 

"He aha taku e kite ai - What I can see" 

Students may complete their own or a group inquiry around the use of Alternative Media.

Students will make works using the following techniques: Woodblock, Etching, Screen-Printing, Stencilling, Spray Paint, Collage, Large Scale, Collaborative, 3-Dimensional Construction.

Students will use artist models to inform the development of their art-making skills over the 6 month course.  

This course is designed for students who are looking at further study in Visual Art, Photography and Design fields.


Year 12 Art Design, Year 12 Photography (This course is now full and no longer available in 2021), Year 12 Visual Art

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry

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