Art 1

Year 9
Subject Information

Students may choose one or two semester courses from The Arts learning area.

Subject Description

In this subject, students will gain skills and develop an understanding of two-dimensional art forms including drawing, painting, mixed media or aspects of IT. As part of the artistic process, students will represent 2D forms, analyse a range of works, reflect and evaluate their own work.

​This subject may include units from the following areas based on student interest:

  • Drawing: experimentation with techniques, media and styles to incorporate continuous line, tonal rendering, contrast, composition and perspective. Students will encompass a recognition of skill development through observation, interpretation and imagination.

  • Painting: colour theory and colour schemes will be related to studies of painting techniques to enable students to develop an understanding of traditional and innovative painting methods.

  • IT: students may use Photoshop to develop or enhance artworks.

Course Fees


Additional Costs

Students may be required to contribute towards the cost of tickets and/ or travel for an art exhibition as negotiated with the teacher. (Approximately $20.00).

Criterion A:

Knowing & Understanding

Criterion C:

Thinking Creatively

Criterion B:

Developing Skills

Criterion D:


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