Year 11 Course Booklet

The Arts

Visual Arts continued ...

Core courses

Contemporary Maˉ ori Art This course encourages students to express their creative ideas in the context of Contemporary Ma ˉ ori painting. Students' critical-thinking skills and creative abilities are nurtured through student- directed projects. Students learn a range of visual communication techniques in an art-making context. They learn about the techniques and processes used by established artists and apply these in the making of their own artwork. In this course, students look at the art of Shane Cotton and make paintings informed by tikanga Ma ˉ ori.

Painting This course encourages students to express their creative ideas in the context of Painting. Students' critical-thinking skills and creative abilities are nurtured through student-directed projects. Students learn a range of visual communication techniques in an art-making context. They learn about the techniques and processes used by established artists and apply these in the making of their own artwork. Projects include drawing from architecture or assemblage and developing a series of abstract paintings on hardboard.

12 Year 11 Curriculum 2022

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