Art B: Three Dimensional Studies
Students may choose to complete one semester of Art or both Art 2D and 3D (2 semesters).
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: students will utilise drawing as a preparatory tool for preliminary 3D studies to depict elements of form, proportion, space and texture.
Sculpture: students will link sculptural themes to the development of suitable modelling or construction techniques for studying form, spatial relationships and textures. Materials used may range from clay, paper mache, fibres, wire mesh, metal, modroc, plaster and mixed media.
Ceramics: students will study traditional hand construction methods which may range from modelling, slab-building, pinch bowl and coil techniques for functional or decorative forms. Knowledge of firing and glazing processes will be developed with studies of suitable decorative techniques and relevant design constraints.
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).
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