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Art (option) - Year 10


The teacher in charge of this course is Mrs Bierque.

The Year 10 course builds on the work covered in Year 9 and explores: Digital Photography, Printmaking, Painting, Design, Drawing and Art History.

Students work within themes researching artworks from Māori, Pacifica and European traditions and their contexts. They are encouraged to experiment and explore their interests in a range of media, including digital.

This course provides a sound foundation for NCEA Level 1 Art and later studies in Architecture, Industrial, Fashion, Typographic, Interior or Graphic Design, Advertising, Digital Photography, Fine Arts and Art History at tertiary level.

Course Costs:

Stationery costs will range from: $10.00 - $35.00 depending on what equipment a student may already have.

Please be aware that this course has associated costs. By selecting this course you will be requested to make contributions connected to its delivery. These costs for specialist art materials are: $30.00.

Each student will receive print credit for completed work. For all extra printing students will need to purchase print credit. Each student will also be provided with access to Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign). It is preferable that a student's own device can run Adobe Creative Suite. A limited number of computers are available for class use.