09 Visual Art A

Year 9:  1 Semester (can choose Visual art A and B for the full year) / The Arts

Australian Curriculum Website:  https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/f-10-curriculum/the-arts/

Pre-Requisite:  Nil


Students will continue to develop competency in the fundamentals of visual art. Students will also contribute to art studio practice by learning 2D skills, 3D techniques, including digital technologies involved in arts practice. Students will be supported in experimentation, creativity and confidence in expressing themselves using their knowledge and understanding. Students will be introduced to historical and contemporary artists analysing artworks and experiencing the techniques and qualities within the work that they can apply to their own practice. Students will also reflect and evaluate of their own and other practitioner's work.

Topics may include

  • observational drawing
  • colour theory, painting techniques including digital technologies
  • visual study of cubism
  • perspective drawing including digital technologies
  • clay construction
  • visual study futurism
  • collage as media in art, including digital technologies
  • reflection and evaluation
  • arts specific language and analysis


Students are assessed against the visual arts australian curriculum achievement standards:

  • folio of development
  • practical artwork/ products
  • visual study: analysis of art movements reflection evaluation of others and own arts practice

Additional Information

Students will require:

  • A4 visual art diary