7ART

Year 7 Art

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Peters

THIS IS A COMPULSORY SUBJECT

Who is this subject intended for:
All students have the opportunity to try out the Visual Art programme in a compulsory class for one term at this level. Even if students feel that they do not wish to pursue Art at a senior level, this course teaches essential skills for every student, about self management, independence, and trying new things.

What you will learn in this subject:
Skill:
Students will practise managing themselves efficiently, and being organised with their own equipment.
Students will practice working in pairs, and cooperation will be a regular part of the class
Students will learn how to use many of the essential tools in the correct manner, and gain the basic skills for producing Art, in different types of media
Students will be introduced to the styles of Art produced by some traditional and contemporary artists.

Content:
  • Understanding my tools
  • Working effectively in Pencil (beginner)
  • Tone, shape, composition, light
  • Understanding colour
  • Practising colour blending
  • Using Colour and light (beginner)
  • 2 Artist studies
  • development and design

Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

THIS IS A COMPULSORY SUBJECT