Visual Art Year 9

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Crombie-Worsnop

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry



This course builds on skills learnt at Years 7 and 8. Visual Art is an option subject, offered for two terms at Year 9 and a full year at Year 10. Students will do practical activities which develop their knowledge of visual elements and principles while exploring a range of three dimensional and two dimensional media. Students will generate and develop visual ideas in response to established contemporary artist’s artworks. 

The year 9 course is a hands on practical course that starts with an introduction of drawing skills and colour. The focus for year 9 is sculpture and ends with a grid painting inspired by an established painting artist. 

Visual Art improves observation, fine motor skills, creative and critical thinking, encourages imagination, as well as problem solving.




Pathway

Visual Art Year 10