Year 10 – Visual Art - Art

Level: Year 10
Subject Name: Visual Art - Art
Prerequisites: Nil
Assumed knowledge: Nil

Course Summary:

Year 10 Art is a semester program. Students will work through practical and theory units to develop their Art knowledge, skills and techniques. Through research, idea development and practical experimentation, students created resolved works in drawing, painting, sculpture and/or printmaking. Students learnt how to use sophisticated visual arts language when writing their artist statements and analysing artworks from historical Art movements.

Course content:

Practical (options include)

Drawing

  • Skills in observation techniques
  • Exploration of drawing media
  • Fundamentals of portraiture

Painting

  • Acrylic paint exploration of techniques and styles
  • Major artwork demonstrating personal aesthetic: still life, abstract, portrait and/or collaborative mural

Sculpture

  • Mixed media assemblage with an emphasis on sustainability
  • Clay bust focusing on facial proportions and expression

Printmaking

  • Silk screen-printing techniques and styles
  • Design based printmaking: using photography to exploring screen printing methods and media
  • Lino printmaking

Theory

  • Understanding the effects of the Art Elements and Principles in critical analysis
  • Art appreciation including an introduction to art analysis and artist statements
  • The history of modern art and their social, technical and political changes

Assessments

  • Folio work (research, idea generation, explore and develop, refinement)
  • Practical assessment for major works of art
  • Theory based analysis tasks