Art: Idea behind the Art

LevelYear 9-10
Learning AreaArts
DurationSemester
SemesterSemester 1
Additional CostsNone

Who is this course for?

Students interested in uncovering the messages found in artworks and creating their own messages with the use of symbolism. There are two exciting units in this course. This elective is ideal for students who enjoy working with a combination of traditional methods such as drawing and painting, as well as digital manipulation using Photoshop. Students will be expected to work with pencils, paints, Photoshop etc. to create artworks.

What will I learn

1. Media and the Message

  • Text and image artwork
  • Stencil Art
  • Contemporary Art

Improve your creative thinking and art-making skills through exploring ways of generating awesome ideas and themes for idea-based art.

2. Art that tells a story

  • 2D Artwork
  • Photos
  • Digital Manipulation

Learn to use fantasy, imagination, storytelling and memories to make unique 2D and 3D digital artworks.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be based on achievement standards and will consider:

  • Folio of weekly activities
  • 2 major artworks.

Last updated: 02 August 2018