Level 2 Visual Art Design

2ARD
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Harmer-Campbell

Level 2 Design introduces students to a new field in Art which focuses on the development of outcomes and ideas using the design process. The course seeks to develop the student’s understanding of methods, ideas, and conventions specific to Design, including the use of computer programs Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create final outcomes. The 2.5 assessment would only be entered as an alternative to the external portfolio. The maximum number of credits available to students is 20.


Subject Overview

Term 1
Introduction to design and experimental mark-making in a range of media. Adobe Photoshop training.

Term 2
Development of a poster design for the internal achievement standards. Adobe Illustrator training.

Term 3
Individual program working towards completion of external portfolio.

Term 4
Individual program working towards completion of external portfolio.

Pathway

Level 3 Visual Art Design

Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery

Cost - $60.00 for specialised equipment and stationery for take home folio


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91310 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design
2
I
4
A.S. 91315 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
2
I
4
A.S. 91320 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design
2
E
12
A.S. 91325 v2 Visual Arts 2.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Illustrator, Pattern maker, Artist, Fashion Designer, Web designer, Textile designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Technical Writer, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Game Developer, Photographer, Printer, Sign-maker, User Experience Designer