|Subject Name||Art A|
|Staff Contact|| Vashti Paech
This course is based on the Australian Curriculum strands of Making and Responding.
'Making' focuses on practical skills and learning to apply these skills to various types of 2D and 3D art-making. This is achieved through a series of teacher-directed units with links to artists, art movements and cultures. Students learn to explore ideas, techniques and processes while creating artworks (practical). These are supported by developmental work (Folio).
'Responding' focuses on developing students’ ability to communicate about art. This is achieved through a variety of written forms which may include aspects of:
Tasks may include:
The assessment tasks may consist of the following three components:
It is an expectation that all students are equipped with basic drawing materials (pencil, eraser, ruler) and have an A4 artbook. This subject, at times, has opportunities to work on large scale group projects and attend excursions. These activities are aligned with class units and require active participation.