Visual Art Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Rogers

Recommended Prior Learning

There are no pre-requisites for Art in Year 11, but you do need to be passionate about it and prepared to invest time into it. Commitment is the key to success. 

Visual Art Level 1

You will develop practical skills in using a range of materials and processes. You will develop your understanding of artists and use this knowledge to create increasingly complex images of your own. You will also be challenged and encouraged to make images that reflect the way that you feel, think and experience the world as you see it. 

To see examples of work go to this link:

Students who choose this course will not be able to take Visual Art Design Level 1.

Course Overview

Term 1
Getting up to speed / experimental skill building.

Begin internal (Our History)

Term 2
Complete internal.

Begin external.

Term 3

Term 4
Complete external

Learning Areas:

Arts, Visual & Performing Arts


Visual Art Level 2

Creative thinking is what makes you unique. This uniqueness is your greatest asset when you leave school. Art aims to unlock your creativity and give you the confidence to really express yourself.

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Architect, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Tattoo Artist, Textile Process Operator, Urban/Regional Planner, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Jeweller, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Media Producer, Florist, Game Developer, Landscape Architect, Photographer, Cabinet Maker

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20 Class materials. Students supply their own drawing materials.

Gallery visit ($20 estimate)

Assessment Information One internal (6 credits) One external (12 credits) This is a practical course where the emphasis is on skills and ideas.
Pathway Tags

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Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.