Level 2 Visual Arts Photography

12PHO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Carlan-Riddell

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Visual Arts, or relevant prior experience. Use of a SLR camera is ideal, as well as Photoshop or other applications involving editing software. If you have a passion for photography or career interests that require this course, please see the teacher in charge for  permission to enroll.


This course builds on the skills and knowledge gained in your Year 11 Visual Arts class. You will explore a range of artistic conventions, ideas and techniques in the medium of Photography, and then apply that to your own portfolio project. Your internal assignments will contribute towards the external assessment, and the project will be a year long investigation into your subject matter. Your project will allow you to investigate topics that matter to you, and will allow you to express your original ideas, wrapped around the pictorial issues of your chosen artist models. 

If you have not taken Level One Visual Arts, but have relevant prior experience, either at at school or otherwise, please see Mrs. Carlan-Riddell to get permission to enroll in the course.



Faculties:

Arts



Pathway

Level 3 Visual Arts Photography

The Creative Industries pathway: If you’re the creative type there’s a multitude of opportunities in this industry, from working in visual and performing arts to roles in communications and events. People in this industry are cultural ambassadors for the country, they tell our stories and help shape the future.
Careers include Architecture, Graphic Design, Animation/gaming Design, Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Museum and Education, Theatre and Film production, Art Therapy, Exhibition designer, Further education teacher, Higher education lecturer, Illustrator, Museum/gallery curator, Printmaker, Secondary school teacher, Arts administrator, Commercial art gallery manager, Interior and spatial designer, Museum/gallery exhibitions officer, Multimedia programmer.

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Artist, Film/Television Camera Operator, Lighting Technician, Author, Journalist, Photographer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Printing costs to be determined by the students' preferences for assessment, both internal and external.
Art pack costs to be determined by students' needs and existing equipment.
64GB+ memory card or hard drive.
SLR digital camera recommended, but students can borrow school cameras if this is a barrier.
Photoshop suite license on own device highly recommended, $40.00 (tbc)


Assessment Information Two internal assessments and one external assessment.
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. 91312 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography
2
I
4
A.S. 91317 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established photography practice
2
I
4
A.S. 91322 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within photography
2
E
12
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.

Pathway Tags

Fashion Photography, Commercial Photography, Portraiture Photography, Journalistic Photography, Freelance Photography, Architecture, Graphic Design, Animation/gaming Design, Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Museum and Education, Theatre and Film production, Animator/Digital Artist, Artist, Film/Television Camera Operator, Lighting Technician, Model, Photographer


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