Art (Year 10)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Keir.

Year 10 Art:
This is a half year course which builds and extends on the skills learnt in Year 9 Art. The course encourages critical and creative thinking and is designed to expose students to a range techniques and media through which to express themselves creatively.  The skills learnt in this course will prepare students for NCEA Level 1 Art.

. Drawing is an essential part of this course and is used in all topics to help develop ideas. The following topics are taught:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Design and Digital Media
  • Sculpture
  • Artist and artwork analysis.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 9 Art

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Year 10 art pack: $30
All Visual Arts students are expected to have their own art pack. These art materials and equipment are essential for the students' art work throughout the course.
Please arrange payment with Mrs Hamilton in the ursar's office in the beginning of the course.

Year 10 art pack includes:
A3 art bag, A3 visual diary, 6B pencils, sharpener, fineline pen, blue pen, water colour pencil set

Pathway Tags

Architect, Landscape Architect, Urban Designer/Town Planner, Playground/Theme Park/Sports Arena/Golf Course Designer, Interior Designer, Decorator, Set/Stage Design, Advertising Director/Designer, Logo/Brand Designer, Sign Writer, Magazine Designer, Book/eBook Designer, Packaging Designer, Calendar/Stationery/Wallpaper Designer, Typographer, Industrial Designer/Bridge Designer, Toy Designer/Kite Designer/Utensil Designer, Miniature Model Designer/Mock-up Artist, Stained Glass Window Designer, Prop Designer, Food Product Designer, Potter/Ceramic Designer, Wood Turner/Carver, Mosaic Designer, Jeweller, Weaver, Glass Artist, Fibre Artist, Accessory Designer (shoes/Bags/Hats), Dress Maker, Embroiderer, Fashion Consultant, Fashion Designer/Sports Apparel Designer, Fashion Merchandising, Pattern Maker, Costume Designer, Quilt/Rug/Linen Designer, Fabric/Textile Designer, T-Shirt Designer, Art Historian, Art Critic, Arts Administrator, Arts and Cultural Planner, Website Owner, Blogger, Graphic Novel Author, Animator, Concept Artist, Digital Illustrator, Digital 3D Modeller, Web Designer, iPhone/Android App Designer, Television/Film Producer, Documentary Filmmaker, Camera Operator, Film Editor, Special Effects Designer, Video Game Designer, YouTube Video Creator, Advertising Photographer, Fashion Photographer, Photo Journalist, Food Photographer, Portrait Photographer, Underwater Photographer, Wedding Photographer, Stock Photo Seller, Director of Photography, Airbrush Artist/Spray Painter, Architectural Illustrator, Book Illustrator, Graphic Illustrator, Technical/Textbook Illustrator, Story Board Illustrator, Cartoonist/Caricaturist, Commercial Artist, Fine Artist, Printmaker/Screen Printer, Courtroom Artist, Art Conservationist, Special Effects Makeup, Mural Artist, Tattoo Artist, Food Stylist, Floral Arranger, Display and Exhibition Planner, Art/Design/Colour Consultant, Gallery Owner/Assistant, Museum Curator, Personal Stylist, Picture Framer, Online Curator, Art School Director, Primary/Elementary Teacher, Middle/High School Teacher, University Lecturer/Professor, Private Art Instructor, Art Therapist, Art Dealer, Artist Agent, Art Supplies Retailer, and more,


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year