Visual ArtsSubject selections for years 9& 10 and 11 & 12
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Visual Arts At Fairvale High School, the Visual Arts facultyoffer students the opportunity to select from five different courses. These courses are designed to help cater for excellence in specific areas for years 9 & 10 and 11 & 12. Note you do not need to have previous art experience to select any of the art electives. Visual Arts Ceramics Visual Design Film and Video Photography
Visual ArtsVisual Arts offers opportunities to develop your own interests, tobe self-motivated and active learners. Students experience the practice of art criticism, art history and artmaking such as: drawings, printmaking, digital media, collage, painting, computer generated artworks, ceramics, sculpture, film, installations, textile, designed images, jewellery, wearables.•
Ceramics Within the Ceramics course you will develop your skills ina range of handbuilding techniques, wheel work, slipcasting,sculptural forms, kiln technology, mix media,and decorative surface treatment and glaze technology.
Visual DesignVisual Design plays a significant role in our world asmostly everything around you has been designed bydesign artists. Examples: car, clothes and fashion,jewellery and accessories, bags, magazine layouts and cartoons, furniture.
Photography & Film and VideoNOTE:The Photography & Film and Video course run under the Board of Studies course “Photography, Video and Digital Imaging”, therefore you are not allowed to select both of these subjects
Film and Video (Photography, Video and Digital Imaging)In Film and Video you will learn to use a digital video andphotographic camera. you will be able to create your ownDVDs and Video. You will learn how to edit your footage andadd sound and special effects. Learn how to create a shortclaymation movie. You will also experience behind the scenetechniques such as lighting, acting, film genres and styles,writing storyboards, pre-production and post productionexperiences, animation.
Photography (Photography, Video and Digital Imaging)In this course you will learn to use an SLR camera and process your own film and develop black and white photographs in the darkroom. Take digital photographs, manipulate and create computer-generated images. Learn different photographic styles and genres.
Some Occupations in the art field• Graphic designer Beauty therapist• Architect Jeweller• Costume maker Signwriter• Cartoonist Camera operator• Fashion designer Make-up artist• Graphic artist/designer Painter and decorator• Web designer Hairdresser• Art teacher Florist• Photographer Journalist• Interior designer Museum curator• Advertising manager Archaeologist
REMEMBER TO SELECT SUBJECTSTHAT YOU ENJOY AND ARE GOOD AT. THINK ABOUT YOUR FUTURE AND POSSIBLE CAREER CHOICES. GOOD LUCK. Visual Arts Faculty