Year 12 Art

12ART
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Willcox

In an ever increasing visual and media saturated world. ART sees students develop an understanding of both traditional and digital image making. A fully practical course, students can select from Painting and design. 

In Painting students explore landscape drawing and painting which leads into abstraction, new perspectives and ways of seeing. Students will investigate a range of contemporary artist models and develop advanced paint handling skills and techniques.

In Design students develop an understanding of digital image making and design problem solving. Students will develop practical technical skills in Photoshop and Illustrator as well as an opportunity to develop their photography skills. 

In both mediums the students will produce a 2-panel external portfolio worth 12 credits. Imagination and creativity are encouraged.


Subject Overview

Term 1
12 Painting
Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to painting.

12 Design
Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design.

Term 2
12 Painting
Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established painting practice.

12 Design
Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice.

Term 3
12 Painting
Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within painting.

12 Design
Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design.

Term 4
12 Painting
Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within painting.

12 Design
Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91310 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design
2
I
4
A.S. 91311 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to painting
2
I
4
A.S. 91315 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
2
I
4
A.S. 91316 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established painting practice
2
I
4
A.S. 91320 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design
2
E
12
A.S. 91321 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within painting
2
E
12
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 40 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

Architect, Photojournalist, Graphic designer, Creative Director, Print Production Artist, Art Director, Web Designer, Desktop Publisher, Web Programmer, Web Developer, Marketing Designer, Marketing Director, Illustrator, Communications Manager, Visual Artist, Film Producer, Video Maker


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