Level 2 Art

ART2
Course Description

What is Art?

Visual arts is a creative subject that will provide students with an opportunity to develop art knowledge and skills. They will create artworks while learning about the work of various artists and the cultural and social contexts that their artworks reflect. Students can study visual arts to gain qualifications or just for general interest.

What this course involves

In level 2 painting, students will explore a range of techniques and media. They will use a creative and a critical approach to develop original ideas and painting skills in a body of work. This opportunity particularly suits students with an existing passion, skills or project and who strongly identify with a specific culture or subculture located within a specific tradition or convention.


Pathway

Level 3 Art

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Own equipment is required for continuation of work at home during the course.


Recommended Prior Learning Successful NCEA Level 1 Art course or equivalent.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91321 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within painting
2
E
12
A.S. 91316 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established painting practice
2
I
4
A.S. 91311 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to painting
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.