10 Art Practical

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Perera.

10 Art Practical
In this course students will develop a broad range of Art and Design skills incorporating a wide variety of subject matter. They will be encouraged to produce individual work in response to a series of assignments. Each assignment will involve some analysis and application of traditional and/or contemporary Art or Design. Students will use a mixture of traditional and contemporary processes. Interested students should look at the slide show of student work in the 'Useful Links' section.
Students will participate in a Painting assignment written in accordance with NCEA Level One Achievement Standards – all students will have an opportunity to do Achievement Standard 90917 (4 credits). These credits will be endorsed once the student completes NCEA Level 1 the following year.

This course provides a foundation for NCEA Visual Arts subjects Levels 1-3. Experience in Year 9 Visual Art is not essential for this course.

Course Overview

Term 1
Drawing: Students will start the year by producing a large mixed media drawing to refresh and develop their drawing skills.

Term 2
Printmaking: Students will design and create a woodcut reduction print using the traditional processes, based on vintage tourism posters.

Term 3
Painting: Students will review and develop contemporary painting techniques with an emphasis on mixed media street art. They will then design and create a mixed media painting which allows them to express an aspect of their identity. This assignment is written in accordance with NCEA Level One Achievement Standards – all students will have an opportunity to gain 4 Level 1 NCEA credits.

Term 4
Sculpture: Students will design and create a three-dimensional sculpture using contemporary wire and plaster bandage construction techniques.

School/community mural projects: Students will have the opportunity to design and /or complete large murals for the college or the community during EOTC week. Have a look at the slide show link to see some photos!

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Donation to cover portion of materials used: $75.00


Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90917 v3
Visual Arts 1.5 - Produce a finished work that demonstrates skills appropriate to cultural conventions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Term: 4, Week: 6

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 4
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Pathway Tags

Animator, Concept Artist, Digital Illustrator, Digital 3D Modeller, Web Designer, iPhone / Android App Designer, Television / Film Producer, Documentary Film Maker, Camera Operator, Film Editor, Special Effects Designer, Video Game Design, You Tube Video Creator, Advertising Director, Logo / Branding Designer, Sign Writer, Magazine Layout Designer, Book / eBook Designer, Packaging Designer, Calendar / Stationary / Wallpaper Designer, Typographer, Industrial Designer / Bridge Designer, Toy Designer, Utensil Designer, Miniature Model Maker / Mock up Artist, Stained Glass Window Designer, Prop Designer, Food Product Designer, Potter / Ceramic Designer, Wood Turner / Carver, Mosaic Designer, Jeweller, Glass Artist, Airbrush Artist / Spray Painter, Architectural Illustrator, Book Illustrator, Graphic Illustrator, Technical / Textbook Illustrator, Storyboard Illustrator, Cartoonist / Caricaturist, Commercial Artist, Fine Artist (painter, sculptor etc.), Printmaker / Screen Printer, Courtroom Artist, Art Conservationist, Special Effects Makeup / Creature Design, Mural Artist, Tattoo Artist, Fibre Artist, Accessories Designer (Shoes / Bags / hats), Dressmaker, Fashion Consultant, Fashion Designer / Sports Apparel Designer, Fashion Merchandising, Pattern Maker, Costume Designer, Home Wares Designer, Fabric / Textiles Designer, Architect, Landscape Architect, Urban Designer / Town Planner, Playground / Theme Park / Sports Arena / Golf Course Designer, Interior Designer / Decorator, Film Set / Stage Design, Advertising Photographer, Fashion Photographer, Photo Journalist, Food Photographer, Portrait Photographer, Underwater Photographer, Wedding Photographer, Director of Photography, Art School Director, Primary School Teacher, Intermediate Art Teacher, College Art Teacher, University Lecturer / Professor, Private Art Instructor, Art Therapist, Art Dealer, Artist Agent, Food Stylist, Florist, Display and Exhibition Planner, Art / Design / Colour Consultant, Gallery Owner / Assistant, Museum Curator, Personal Stylist, Picture Framer, Online Curator, Art curriculum writer, Art Historian, Art Critic, Arts Administrator, Arts and Cultural Planner, Website owner / Blogger, Graphic Novel Author,

Useful Links