Arts – Year 10 Visual Arts

Visual Art

Contact Teacher

Fleur Slater fslater@navigator.sa.edu.au

 

Required Background

Successful completion of a semester of Year 9 Visual Arts

 

Course Length

20 Weeks (One Semester)

 

Course Overview

In Year 10 Visual Art, students will have opportunities to learn new skills and techniques and create artworks in areas such as printmaking, drawing and painting. Exploration into a variety of art media is one of the key components of this course and students are encouraged to discover their own style and approach to art making. Students will also gain the foundational skills required for Stage 1 and Stage 2 Visual Art in areas such as analysis and interpretation as they respond to artworks produced by other practitioners.  Knowledge and understanding of arts practice within a historical and social context is also an important component of Year 10 Visual Arts.

 

Course Content

There are four main components of Year 10 Visual Art;

  • Generating original ideas
  • Creating practical artworks
  • Investigations into artists and arts practice
  • Reflecting on their own work and the work of other practitioners

Each student will learn skills in generating concepts for artworks, using research, resources and visual mind mapping skills. Students will have opportunities to trial art media, learn new processes and techniques to explore their concepts. A number of resolved artworks will be produced that reflect the student’s creative journey. Investigations into various artists and art movements will underpin the practical work, allowing authentic connections to be made. Students will have a number of occasions where they will reflect on their own art making as well as interpret the works of other practitioners to build their knowledge and develop their Visual Arts terminology.

 

Art-Design

Contact Teacher

Fleur Slater fslater@navigator.sa.edu.au

 

Required Background

Successful completion of a semester of Year 9 Visual Arts

 

Course Length

20 Weeks (One Semester)

 

Visual Arts-Year 10

Year 10 Visual Arts-Design provides students with opportunities to explore various aspects of design with an emphasis on graphic and product design. Students will be introduced to the concept of the design brief, the client and designer relationship and the design process. Students are encouraged to discover their own style and approach to design while meeting the constraints of a design brief.  Where possible, briefs are sourced from the local community, encouraging an authentic, real life component for students to engage with. Students will also gain the foundational skills required for Stage 1 and Stage 2 Visual Arts-Design in areas such as analysis and interpretation as they respond to works of Design produced by other practitioners.  Knowledge and understanding of design practice within a historical and social context is also a key component of Year 10 Visual Arts-Design.

 

Course Content

There are four main components of Year 10 Visual Arts-Design;

  • Generating ideas according to the perimeters set by the design brief
  • Creating practical works of design
  • Investigations into designers, works of design and design practice
  • Reflection on the success of meeting the requirements of the brief

The focus of this course is encouraging students to develop their visual thinking and problem solving abilities to generate ideas and produce resolved works of design. Students will have opportunities to trial art and design media, learn new processes and develop techniques to explore their concepts. There will be a number of occasions where students will reflect on the design process, interpreting the works of other practitioners to build their knowledge and develop their design terminology. In this subject area students are expected to:

  • Create concepts and make work of design that reflect the development of a personal visual aesthetic
  • Demonstrate visual thinking through the development and evaluation of ideas and explorations in technical skills with media, materials, and technologies
  • Apply technical skills to solve a design brief and resolve works of design
  • Communicate knowledge and understanding of their own and other practitioners’ works of design
  • Analyse aspects of design in cultural, social, and/or historical contexts