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Art Extension

Level: 
Year 9-10
Learning Area: 
Arts
Duration: 
Semester
Semester: 
Semester 2
Additional Cost: 
Students will be provided with an art kit, however they may wish to purchase extra art materials at their discretion.

 

Who is this course for?

This elective has been specifically designed for students who have a passion for Visual Art and have a level of confidence when expressing themselves creatively. They are individuals with a desire to undertake the rigors of art at the senior level and this course is designed to support development of sophisticated practical and analytical skills. There will be a focus on using traditional drawing and painting skills in the set tasks.

What will I learn?

Students will undertake a series of tasks under the following headings:

  • Improving drawing skills
  • Appropriation of other artists works and styles
  • Analysis of artworks and the history of Western Art
  • Mixed Media
  • Design

How will I be assessed?

Students will complete assessment tasks under each of the five areas outlined in the ‘What will I learn’ section above. These tasks are a combination of practical and written tasks.