11 Visual Art (Full or Semester)

Entry Recommendations: Satisfactory completion of Year 10 Art or Design

Content:

Semester 1:

This subject will encompass the creating and making of artworks and it is based on giving students opportunities to develop excellent technical and conceptual skills through the visual study topic in ‘Fantasy and Illusions in Art’. Students are encouraged to visually communicate ideas, apply and experiment with a variety of media, materials and artistic techniques. They will cultivate an understanding of Artists in historical and cultural contexts and critically analyse Art works through the Visual Art four stage plan writing process. The assessment criteria includes: Practical Application, Knowledge and Understanding, and Analysis and Response.

Assessment:

Visual Thinking (Folio to backup to support major artwork) “Nature studies”

Practical Resolution (Self-directed resolved Artwork)

Visual Arts in Context (Artist studies, techniques and style and Art History Analysis “Natural in Art, Hans Heysen and Modernist Art Movements”.

Assessment Type 1: Folio 40%

Assessment Type 2: Practical 30%

Assessment Type 3: Visual study 30%

Semester 2:

This subject will encompass the creating and making of artworks and it is based on giving students opportunities to develop excellent technical and conceptual skills through the visual study topic ‘Nature and Landscape in Australia’. Students are encouraged to visually communicate ideas, apply and experiment with a variety of media, materials and artistic techniques. They will cultivate an understanding of Artists in historical and cultural contexts and critically analyse Art works through the Visual Art four stage plan writing process. The assessment criteria includes: Practical Application, Knowledge and Understanding, and Analysis and Response.

Assessment:

Visual Thinking (Folio to backup to support major artwork) “Nature studies and Landscape in Australia” Practical Resolution (Self-directed resolved Artwork) Visual Arts in Context (Colonial Art, Impressionist Art, Modernism Art and Contemporary Art in Australia)

Assessment Type 1: Folio 40%

Assessment Type 2: Practical 30%

Assessment Type 3: Visual study 30%