12 Art Sculpture
Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Bishop
Sculpture is an exciting and diverse visual arts course, highly reflective of current contemporary art practice. We place a high emphasis on contemporary and experimental modes of engaging with three-dimensional form and communicating ideas in a three-dimensional way.
Sculpture students will work with diverse and unique materials. Sculptural ideas can often be expressed through relevant sub-disciplines such as ceramic and clay art, performance art, sound art, video/time-based art, social-practice art, and installation art. In using a visual diary and referring to an extensive and exciting range of contemporary sculptors, students will research, explore, generate and clarify their ideas. Students will learn how to select and use a wide range of sculpture materials in ways that best explore thematic questions and communicate ideas.
Adaptive, innovative and creative problem solving are key attributes that students who take this course tend to adopt quickly. These skills are highly relevant to a diverse range of tertiary and career pathways that are project and/or research based.
What is Sculpture? Introduction to Sculptural Techniques through a series of workshops:
-Video and installation
Achievement Standard 2.3 Started - Developing Ideas in Sculpture
Starting work on your folio board: Board 1
Creating drawings, maquette and 4-5 sculptures for board 1 of your folio board.
Starting work on board 2 of your folio board
Creating more developed and refined sculptural works for board 2 of your folio.
Focusing on the layout of your folio board, printing out work and sticking onto your folio board.
Your folio board is due at the beginning of Term 4.
Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements
$60 Take Home Contribution. Students taking this course will produce products that will be taken home and therefore will be asked to pay $60 for the cost of materials.
Recommended Prior Learning
Prefer Year 11 Visual Art and/or Year 11 Photography.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.