Art A: Two Dimensional Studies

Year 10
Subject Information

Students may choose to complete one semester of Art or both Art 2D and 3D (2 semesters)​.

Subject Description

The subject has been designed to prepare students for the tasks and requirements of SACE Visual Art. Students will:

  • develop and produce a range of practical work

  • develop and produce a visual study

  • produce a process journal, which will be utilised to document planning, analysis, research, and reflection

  • complete evaluations that will involve reflecting on the processes applied and quality of their final products.

This course will include units from the following areas:

  • Drawing:  experimentation with techniques, media and styles to incorporate continuous line, tonal rendering, contrast, composition, perspective and texture through themes which will encompass 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 understanding of traditional and innovative painting methods.

​Printmaking:  students may study one of the following techniques, relief printing (mono and/or multi colour process); stencil printing–hand cut paper, collage/montage.

Course Fees


Additional Costs

Must purchase an A4 Visual Journal(sketch book). Course may involve attending an exhibition or event, which may be at some cost to the students (approximately $15.00).

Criterion A:

Knowing & Understanding

Criterion C:

Thinking Creatively

Criterion B:

Developing Skills

Criterion D:


Learning Area Map