Year 10 Core Art

ART010
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Cave-Higgins

Recommended Prior Learning

No pre-requisites but some previous Art experience is beneficial. The most important thing is a good attitude towards trying your best. We can teach anyone the art skills if they are willing to learn.


This is a 2 term Art course with 2 classes per week for 20 weeks.                                                            

It focuses on developing art skills and enjoying the artmaking process. Students explore the basic elements of line, tone, texture, shape, and colour. These are applied to practical assignments through various media using drawing, printmaking, photography and painting. Design and sculptural opportunities are also offered.

Year 10 Art is an excellent entry into Level 1 Art, Design and Graphics.



Course Overview

Semester A
This is a 2 term Art course with 2 classes per week for 20 weeks.

It focuses on developing art skills and enjoying the artmaking process. Students explore the basic elements of line, tone, texture, shape, and colour. These are applied to practical assignments through various media using drawing, printmaking, photography and painting. Design and sculptural opportunities are also offered.

Learning Areas:

Year 10 Arts Electives, Year 10, Arts - Mātauranga Toi



Pathway

NCEA L1 Visual Arts

Career Pathways

Software Developer, Patternmaker, Arborist, Archivist, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Baker, Dancer, Beauty Therapist, Tailor/Dressmaker, Tattoo Artist, Entertainer, Buyer, Surveyor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Chef, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Psychologist, Interior Designer, Make-up Artist, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Visual Merchandiser, Early Childhood Teacher, Geologist, Media Producer, Lighting Technician, Gardener, Geophysicist, Hairdresser/Barber, Helicopter Pilot, Industrial Spray Painter, Joiner, Librarian, Massage Therapist, Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Plastics Technician, Printer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Teacher Aide, Television Presenter, Garment Technician, Animator/Digital Artist, Diversional Therapist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Aeroplane Pilot, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Wall and Floor Tiler, Urban/Regional Planner, Graphic Designer, Musician, Industrial Designer, Event Manager, Conservator, Quantity Surveyor, Jeweller, Curator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Radio Presenter, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Flying Instructor, Game Developer, Primary School Teacher, Photographer, Physiotherapist, Secondary School Teacher, Signmaker, Geospatial Specialist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Year 10 Art kits are available for purchase at Paper Plus. All other materials and art resources are supplied through the Art classes.