Year 9 - Visual Art


Visual Art (Two Dimensional) is a core subject in year 9. All students will experience this subject for two periods per week for two semesters. The course is designed according to the Victorian Curriculum and is divided into four areas: Exploring and Express Ideas, Visual Arts Practices, Present and Perform and Respond and Interpret.

Students draw on their knowledge and understanding of the Design Elements and Design Principles found in two dimensional artwork to; develop a knowledge of art mediums, techniques, equipment and the Design Process for the purpose of creating their own artworks. Students generate designs based on different sources of inspiration, through drawing and analysing recognised artworks by established artists. Students have the opportunity to work with art making forms such as drawing, painting and printmaking. Students generate design options from different sources of inspiration and use a variety of methods to create their design ideas, including ICT. Possible themes covered include: POP ART, Still Life, Human Figure and Portrait

Students research, examine and respond to the artwork of recognised artists and Art styles to develop understanding of how design elements, cultural, environmental and historical influences that influenced artists with their art making.

Students create, analyse, investigate and respond to artworks

A4 Visual Arts Diary
Art shirt (optional but recommended)
Derwent Coloured Pencils
HB,6B, 2B and 4B Grey lead pencils
Black ‘Fine Liner’
Pencil Sharpener



Possible pathway could lead into -

Visual Art

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