ART DESIGN 31S - Semester

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Soltero

Students develop and extend ideas in a mature body of art/design work with teacher guidance. They produce a sophisticated art/design work that can from the basis of their submission if they wish to apply to any art/design based tertiary programme. 

In this course:

• Students extend visual ideas through the creative design process by studying and applying techniques of established designers.

• Students select their own theme with teacher guidance based on an issue such as the environment, an event such as a music festival, or a product promotion such as a fashion label.
• Students learn to use digital media (Photoshop, Illustrator, cameras, scanners, etc).

Refer to the links below to see examples of student work.

Future Possibilities

Entry to tertiary Art, Design or Photography courses is often through folio submission, therefore students considering studying Art and/or Design at University should enrol in two of the following Level 3 courses: Art Design, Art Photography, Art Painting, Art Printmaking or, Art Sculpture.
See Mr Soltero for more information.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30.00 includes:
• Art pack
• Group resources including access to the Photo Studio.

Recommended Prior Learning

Maturity, enthusiasm and ability to work independently are required. Successful completion of a Level 2 Art Design course, either full year or a semester course, is required. Students who have not successfully completed a Level 2 Art Design course may not be able to undertake a full course.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91450 v2 Design 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established design practice
A.S. 91445 v2 Design 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to design
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 8

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

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