Level 1 Visual Art
The theme changes each year to make it meaningful and relevant to the cohort coming in. The 3 term course includes Maori and Pacific Art and reference to contemporary NZ Artist Models. Skills developed during the Level 1 course will be applied to the generation of work, development of ideas and technical control of media.
Practice drawing skills of intended subject matter in a range of media. Extend drawing into another discipline of either printmaking or sculpture.
Develop creative ideas using artist models as a springboard.
Term 1 and 2 generates work for the internal and panel 1 of the portfolio.
Regenerate and synthesize ideas from term 1 and 2 into new work.
Complete work for panel 2 of the portfolio by end of term to allow time for study in other subject areas.
Portfolio hand-in is in week 1 of term 4. After this class time is used for study.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Students are required to purchase a set 10 acrylic paints and a set of paintbrushes.
The portfolio of practical art work (external exam equivalent) has a charge of $10.00 as this is the take home component
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10 Visual Art or an interest in making art and an interview with the HOD.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
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.