Approx Cost:
$35.00 plus personal materials as required.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Recommendations:

Completed Yr11 Art A or B or students can discuss their suitability with the HOD Visual Arts.

Course Outline:

This course is intended for those students who wish to pursue a broad art interest in terms of formal art study. Areas of study include Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking and related drawing techniques.

The first half of the year is dedicated to the study of Painting whilst the other half of the course is dedicated to Sculpture or Printmaking. Students get to choose which drawing focus they prefer between sculpture or printmaking and then painting is studied as an external assessed 2 panel A1 Folio of work.  The Achievement standards that make up this course are:

2.1   Sculpture:  Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to Sculpture, 4 credits.

2.2   Sculpture:  Use drawing to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to Sculpture, 4 credits.


2.2   Printmaking:  Use drawing to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to Printmaking, 4 credits.

2.4   Painting Folio:  Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art-making conventions and ideas within Painting, 12 External credits.

Total 20 credits.

Where Does It Lead:

To a further understanding of existing methods and ideas, which underlie the making of art.  This course will provide a sound basis for further study at Year 13, and beyond, at any of the schools of art and architecture, animation, craft/design, film, television and photography courses.

For further information see:
Mr Sam Eng.