Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Christoffersen
During this course students will further develop their ability to generate, develop and refine visual ideas within a thematically based and teacher directed programme. Students will have the opportunity to extend their perceptual and creative skills using a variety of stimulating senior art materials, tools, processes and procedures such as printmaking processes, conceptual sculpture and painting as well as mixed media and collage.
Observational Drawing and Colour Theory in Painting. Research of established practice in the fields of Drawing and Painting. Establishing style and subject matter.
Learning how to build abstract grounds, how to arrange a composition, how to use and integrate pattern, looking at the work of Painter/Drawer Dana Kinter and Printmaker Sophie Lecuyer.
Students learn how to build ideas in 3-dimensions and create sculptural work based on the techniques of a range of Sculptors using clay and soft materials. The next works are mixed media, then a choice is given for the medium of the following works: sculpture installation or painting.
Finished works in the disciplines of Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture presented in an end of year public exhibition.
This course is a pre-requisite for: Year 12 and Year 13 Visual Arts courses: Painting, Design, Printmaking and Sculpture. Students studying this course learn how to generate ideas, think, critique, problem solve and manage deadlines. These are essential skills for any creative career such as Design, Architecture, Illustration, Fine Arts, Fashion and Media related fields.Career Pathways
Animator/Digital Artist, Copywriter, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Tattoo Artist, Entertainer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Make-up Artist, Curator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Visual Merchandiser, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Media Producer, Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Hairdresser/Barber, Model, Photographer, SignmakerCourse Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements
The Year 11 Art course cost is $50 this is the Take Home Contribution. Students taking this course will produce products that will be taken home and therefore will be asked to pay $50 for the cost of materials. We strongly recommend the purchase of the Year 11 Art Pack as a learning enhancement for $95 (this cost is subject to 2023 price changes).
|Take Home Component||Non-Voluntary||$50.00|
|Year 11 Art Pack||Voluntary||$95.00|
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.