Visual Art 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Elmes


Open Entry - 10 Art or 10 Design preferred

Students in Level One Painting learn basic drawing, painting and mark making methods to develop their own art making abilities.

The course is largely practical and allows for students to develop their own creativity, problem solving and collaboration. 

•Maori and European Art
•Folio presentation

Course Overview

Term 1
Students begin to create work based on their chosen theme. Understanding Art making conventions and applying the ideas of the selected artist model will be a core focus of this term.

Term 2
Students continue to develop their ideas as they conclude their Internal assessment.

Term 3
Students work towards their external folio board in the development of ideas based on the work of a range of artist models.

Term 4
This term sees the culmination of work for the presentation of work for the external folio submission.

Learning Areas:



Design 2, Photography 2, Visual Art 2

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Tattoo Artist, Graphic Designer, Make-up Artist, Curator, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Visual Merchandiser, Media Producer, Game Developer

Assessment Information Students will complete one internal and one external assessment. The external assessment is completed during the year.
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