NCEA Level 2 Visual Art - Design

12ARD
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Angell-Donaldson

Visual Art - Design

Prerequisite: 16 credits in Level 1 Art and/or Graphics, or at the discretion of TIC/HOD.

Students will:
• Research existing designers and styles of graphic design.

• Work in the context of given Design Briefs.  These projects may cover a range of disciplines such as Composition, Typography, Corporate Identity, Design for Print, Rendering techniques and Digital Photography.

• Produce a large portfolio of original work for the external examination.

• Learn some of the technical skills necessary to find employment in the field of commercial art, or to gain entry into recognized schools of design. Students will be trained to use industry-standard computer software.




Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Visual Art - Design

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Materials $60 (approx.); Possible gallery trip $50 – 150 range
Laptop - Please refer to the school website for the computer specifications for this subject.
Adobe Creative Cloud licenses will be available; the annual cost is approximately $10.
Whilst the department has a limited number of cameras, they may not always be readily available for student use. Students will sign a contract if borrowing department camera and lighting equipment.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91310 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design
2
I
4
A.S. 91315 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
2
I
4
A.S. 91320 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design
2
E
12
Total Credits

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

Disclaimer

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