Level 3 Visual Arts - Painting
Teacher in Charge: Ms W. van Heeswijk
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Practical work in drawing and acrylic painting and or drawing and digital painting. The generation of a theme, brainstorm and clarification of ideas. Research models of practice that influence the generation and development of artworks and presentation of a portfolio of work.
The practical and investigative skills developed from this course leads to the creative industries, the study of fine arts, graphic art, photography, architecture, design, spatial design, education, game and animation art and design, the film industry, museum and gallery curating, textile design, jewellery design, magazine and book design.
Recommended Prior Learning
Ideally students will have gained 12 credits from Level 2 Visual Arts Painting, Level 2 Design, or Level 2 Photography. Students with no prior art experience must seek HOD's (Mr Glynn Hambridge) approval.
Exclusions: a maximum of TWO Visual Arts courses may be taken.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
All course related materials for use in class will be supplied by the school. However, a recommended list of materials for use at home is as follows. A3 heavyweight stock sketchbook, Selection of shading pencils that include HB, 2B, 4B, a basic acrylic painting set, a watercolour set and a selection of paint brushes.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.