Level 3 Art Design*

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Students will be required to maintain a visual/digital diary which documents their generation of ideas, design process, application of artist models, image making and development of ideas. Students will select a topic of their own choice and, using a selection of design briefs, create a body of design work which will be presented on 3 x A1 folio boards for external assessment.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Creativity: You will be challenged to extend your ideas, draw inspiration from existing designers, test and experiment with a wide range of media and techniques.
  • You will select your own ‘Social Issue’ or ‘Business’ to develop an advertising campaign that either creates awareness or for promotion.
  • Decision Making: You will apply the design process to make decisions about successful design solutions. By identifying a problem you will solve it using this process.
  • Use illustration, photography and typographic design solutions to develop imagery for use in own inquiry.

  • Digital Literacy - Understand and apply Adobe Design Suite - Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator. Create and manipulate images and text.
  • Logo Design, Corporate Branding (Business card, letterhead, stickers, tee-shirt) and Own Choice: Publication, App, Website, Spatial Design, 3-D Promotional Material.
  • Time Management - Use the allocated time and set deadlines to manage your work output and receive quality feed-forward on your developing inquiry.
  • Explore successful design solutions by looking at advertising and the media today along with contemporary designers from NZ and beyond.

Year Levels/Departments:

Art, Seniors