Art: Image Manipulation (Digital Art)

LevelYear 9-10
Learning AreaArts
DurationSemester
SemesterSemester 2
Additional CostsNone

Who is this course for?

This art elective is designed for students who want to focus on digitally created images using Photoshop as the central program for practical exercises. Other digital platforms will be explored throughout the course.

What will I learn?

1. The ultimate selfie

Artists love making images of themselves and their friends. Experiment with different portraiture styles and techniques to make unique images of you and the people you love.

Topics covered include Graffiti art, Abstract art and Steampunk art.

2. Art without paint

Learn how to make eye-catching artworks with digital technologies and other less traditional materials. Explore Photoshop, Illustrator, Google Drawing and other digital media to create ‘art without paint’.

3. Illusion
Have fun exploring art that tricks the eye. Look at how artists use digital drawing techniques to create the illusion of depth. Create your own ‘Little People’ scene using Photoshop and Photography.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be based on the Australian Curriculum, Visual Arts achievement standard.

Students will be assessed through:

  • Weekly skills tasks
  • Three major artworks and 1 folio

Last updated: 02 August 2021