Level 3 Visual Art Painting

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms B. Smith

Level 3 Painting deepens your understanding of all things painting and you are in the driving seat! This is an individualised course for people who enjoy self directed learning and contribution. Select your own genre, theme, guiding influences, methods and processes. You can expect to be supported by guided tuition, critique sessions and to draw extensively from established contemporary painting practice.

All internal course work enables the production of an externally assessed three- panel folio - a culmination of five years of visual arts learning.

Subject Overview

Term 1
Select a genre, artists and conventions
Analyse approaches to your chosen genre
Drawing - developing subject matter

Term 2
Term 1 continued
Develop theme
Demonstrate understanding of learning in drawings
Generate and reflect on paintings

Term 3
Term 2 continued
Develop, clarify and regenerate ideas
Select, edit and order work

Term 4
Completion of a 'body of work' for folio

Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery

$80 Painting pack - equipment in this pack includes a number of painting specific products is yours to keep and use at home.

Recommended Prior Learning

Success in English rich subjects such as English or History are valuable for Painting at this level.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91441 v2 Painting 3.1 - Analyse methods and ideas from established painting practice
4r *
A.S. 91446 v2 Painting 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to painting
A.S. 91456 v2 Painting 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within painting practice
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.