Level 2 Visual Arts - Painting

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms W. van Heeswijk

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Practical work, drawing acrylic or water colour painting or drawing and digital painting. Research of artist models of practice that influence the generation and development of artworks and presentation of a portfolio of work.

The development of practical and investigative skills this course lead to are the creative industries, the study of fine arts, graphic art, photography, architecture, design, special design, education, game and animation art and design, the film industry, museum and gallery curating, textile design, jewellery design, magazine and book design.


Level 3 Photography, Level 3 Visual Arts - Design, Level 3 Visual Arts - Painting

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.

Recommended Prior Learning

Permission from the HOD of Visual Arts or 12 credits Level 1 Visual Arts Painting or Level 1 Digital Media.

Exclusions: a maximum of TWO Visual Arts courses may be taken.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91316 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established painting practice
A.S. 91321 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within painting
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.


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