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ART - Level 1
Full year course - Note Students may not do both Art and Art Design at Level 1
Course Description
This mainstream art course includes painting, collage, drawing and other media. Students will produce a two-page folio and a workbook.
Leads to Level 2 Painting, Art Design or Photography.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Cost $20 folio
Level 1 and 2 Credits (AS)LevelCreditNumLit
91313 Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to printmakingL2/Int4
90914 Use drawing methods and skills for recording information using wet and dry mediaL1/Int4
90916 Produce a body of work informed by established practice, which develops ideas, using a range of media L1/Ext12
ART DESIGN - Level 1
Full year course - Note Students may not do both Art and Art Design at Level 1
Course Description
This course provides a grounding in art principles and design. Students will design for a range of applications finishing work with computer software such as Photoshop. They will produce a two-page folio and a workbook.
Leads to Level 2 Art Design
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Cost $30 for take home projects and folio
Contact Deborah Kelly
Level 1 and 2 Credits (AS)LevelCreditNumLit
91313 Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to printmaking
L2/Int4
90914 Use drawing methods and skills for recording information using wet and dry mediaL1/Int4
90916 Produce a body of work informed by established practice, which develops ideas, using a range of media L1/Ext12
ART PHOTOGRAPHY - Level 1
Full year course
Level 1 and 2 Credits (AS)LevelCreditNumLit
Course Description
This is an introduction to photography. Students will study the camera, darkroom techniques, history and principles of photography and present photographs as finished works.
Leads to Level 2 Photography.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Cost $60 for take home projects and folio
Contact Fiona McCabe
90915 Use drawing conventions to develop work in more than one field of practiceL1/Int6
90917 Produce a finished work that demonstrates skills appropriate to cultural conventionsL1/Int4
91018 Demonstrate knowledge of media and methods used to produce art worksL1/Int4L1
91325 Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventionsL2/Int4