Visual arts / Year 7 and 8

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop planning skills for art-making by exploring techniques and processes used by different artists (ACAVAM120)

Elaborations
  • imagining and refining their visual and spatial representations of the world, combining a variety of technologies
  • problem-solving and predicting outcomes with increasing confidence to expand their repertoire of visual arts practices and skills, for example, designing a mural for a local space
  • Considering viewpoints – societies and cultures: For example – How does the context of time and place, culture and ideology influence the look and meaning of art in public spaces?
  • developing and refining practical and technical skills when designing, fabricating and constructing visual arts images and objects, employing safe and sustainable practices
  • annotating their own and others’ art making intentions through, for example, keeping a written or digital journal, or portfolio
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Composition (Visual arts),  Visual arts portfolios

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