PTG2A

NCEA L2 Painting A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Cave-Higgins

Level 2 Painting - Semester A (Code: PTG2A)

This is a course designed for students keen to develop their Painting and general art skills. Many students will choose to extend painting skills in media such as acrylic and oil paint, while others look to upskill in digital painting.  

Printmaking, including woodcut and engraving, are also possible media in this course.

Mixed media and some sculpture is also encouraged as students explore their choice of ideas. Observational and freehand drawing skills extended and students may also wish to draw digitally. 

The painting process will support the development of research and thinking skills.                              Students will choose their own ideas and themes to explore in this course. 


   In Semester B (PTG2B), a 12 credit, 2 panel folio may be produced by those who are choose both Semester A and B. (PTG2A + PTG2B)

 The planning and successful production of the external folio will allow for 12 external credits to be completed and 'course endorsement'.            

With teacher guidance, every student will produce their own range of ideas and artworks. It will often reflect their interests and aspirations.

        Level 2 folio - Campbell Earle

       Level 2 folio - Keelin Bell

Course Overview

Semester A
Level 2 - Semester A – (Code: PTG2A) - Internals only (2.2 - 4 credits, 2.3 - 4 credits) will be offered.
This is available as a 'taster course' or as a gateway to folio and Level 3 Visual Arts courses.

Students who wish to complete the 12-credit folio (2.4) will need to also select Semester B.
This enables course endorsement.

Recommended Prior Learning

This course is open entry. However, some level of understanding about Art, experience in Painting or Digital Technology would be an advantage.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Contribution to the take-home costs is expected. This includes costs associated with folio production.

Pathway

Students at Level 2 may take more than one Visual Arts subject

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91306 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.1 - Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to painting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91311 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to painting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91316 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established painting practice
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91321 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within painting
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91325 v2
NZQA Info
Visual Arts 2.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 28
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0