Year 10 Visual Arts

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms W. van Heeswijk

Recommended Prior Learning



This course emphasises the development of practical visual arts skills across a range of activities which include drawing, painting and printmaking. Students are also introduced to art theory, art history, various art movements, plus New Zealand and international artists. Students will maintain a workbook for the duration of this course.

The course provides a foundation for NCEA Level 1 Visual Art.


Year 10 Options, Creative Arts


Level 1 Visual Arts, Level 1 Visual Arts - Digital Media

Career Pathways

Fashion Designer, Valuer, Animator/Digital Artist, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Auctioneer, Automotive Refinisher, Tattoo Artist, Film/Television Camera Operator, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Conservator, Make-up Artist, Curator, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Photographer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

All course related materials for use in class will be supplied by the school.