Level 2 Visual Art

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Students will study the works of a range of contemporary artists. They will learn to apply the artists’ ideas, processes, procedures, materials and techniques to their subject matter in the development of ideas and the making of personal art works. The focus of this course is on drawing, painting and extension into some alternative media, presented and assessed on 2 x A1 Folio Boards.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Creativity: You will be challenged to use media in a variety of ways, explore different compositional structures, learn through experimentation, be prepared to take visual risks.
  • “The secret life of objects”

You will explore treasured objects, where they were found/kept and who they belong to in a visual exploration of subject matter and drawing/painting/alternative art-making conventions

  • Decision Making: You will use your research to make decisions about media, scale, technique and subject matter. You will listen to others and take on board advice to improve outcomes.
  • Drawing, Painting, Print-making, Digital Drawing/Painting (Waycom)

  • Time Management: Use time management skills to meet deadlines. 
  • You will research, select and use ideas found in Artist Models work.
  • Visual Literacy: Use images to describe and express your ideas. Your work will relate to your own interpretation of the set theme.
  • You will need to source your own imagery, either from observation, google images, books or your own photographs.

Year Levels/Departments:

Art, Seniors

Resources Required

All resources are supplied for use in class. *If students wish to have their own supply of materials to use both in class and at home they may purchase the following: Paint Palette and Lid, Range of Paintbrushes, 2B and 6B Pencil, Black Fineline Pen. Students may choose to document their process in an A3 Visual Diary or in a digital form.