10AP

Year 10 Visual Art

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Mrkusic

The Year 10 Visual Arts course is designed to stimulate and excite young creative minds. Students will explore a wide variety of media and techniques intended to broaden their skill base. The course content focuses on local, cultural and topical themes. Engagement, learning technical skills and the enjoying the creative process is emphasized - not assessment. Topics may include 3D construction; self portraits; clay modelling and plaster/latex casting; printmaking; figure drawing; paint technique and mixed media collage. Visual Art is an area of study that encourages practical learning as well as academic rigour from Year 9 through to Year 13. Making Art is dependent on sequential learning, physical time and labour. All students are encouraged and supported in developing these skills and clear timelines are signposted at regular intervals.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Assessment Information

No assessment at Year 10. Feedback and feed forward is a regular part of the course. Clear indications of Curriculum Levels is communicated to parents via school reporting.

Pathway

Artist, Photographer, Printmaker, Sculptor, Performance Art, Filmmaker, Interior Design, Textile Design, Fashion Design, Costume and Set Designer, Art Restorer, Gallery Curator, Exhibition Manager, Teacher, Art Historian.

There are also a wide range of courses available for those wanting to follow a creative pathway in the future.

Disclaimer

All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

  • meeting any course entry requirements
  • minimum class sizes
  • the availability of teaching staff

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.