Level 1 Visual Arts Course Outline

Painting, Design, and Photography
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What should I have already achieved?
Preferably have taken Year 10 Art and a passion for the subject.

What will I learn?
  • Learn how to extend your ability to research, generate, develop, refine and clarify visual ideas within your personalised chosen theme. This will be done by studying and producing artworks and responding critically to become reflective thinkers within the creative process.
  • Develop practical skills in drawing your chosen field of practice and drawing as you will be introduced to a variety of mediums, materials, tools, processes and procedures.
  • Work with multiple disciplines; drawing, painting, design or photography to create a body of work that reflects the development of your individual ideas influenced by a range of art and artists that you have investigated.
  • Learn how to identify and evaluate art ideas and processes to communicate meaning and express your thoughts, feelings, ideas, and actions in the creation of your artworks.
  • Investigate and analyse the relationship between the production of artworks and the context; Why art is made, how it is viewed and valued.
  • Through studying and making artworks, you will get a chance to respond to and make sense of yourself, your community, and the world in new and different ways.
  • Success in this course qualifies you for various Level 2 (Year 12) Visual Art courses.
How will this course be assessed?
A maximum of 26 credits are offered in this course. The AS1.3 internal standard will be assessed in a workbook format and the first folio board. The internals are optional. The AS1.4 external standard is a 2-panel folio board that is compulsory for all students.

Will there be any FAO? (Further Assessment Opportunities)
There will be no FAO in this course.

Are there any Pre-requisites for Level 2 Visual Art courses?
There are three Level 2 subject courses in the Visual Arts:
  • Level 2 PaintingMust have gained Achieved or better in the external folio AS90916 in Level 1 Visual Art or with TIC approval.
  • Level 2 DesignMust have gained Achieved or better in the external folio AS90916 in Level 1 Visual Art or with TIC approval.
  • Level 2 PhotographyMust have gained Level 1 Literacy and Achieved or better in the external folio AS90916 in Level 1 Visual Art or with TIC approval.

What are the course costs? $60.00 (Course materials, 'Art Pack' and $10 printing credit)
Subpages (1): Year Plan