Visual arts / Year 9 and 10

Curriculum content descriptions

Plan and design artworks that represent artistic intention (ACAVAM128)

Elaborations
  • analysing and documenting the practices of selected visual artists and designers, including their use of materials, technologies, techniques and processes, when developing their art and design intentions for representation
  • developing an individual focus for a series of artworks based on a given theme, concept or subject matter
  • Considering viewpoints – forms: For example – If it was made from different material or be produced in a different form, would the meaning of the artwork change?
  • applying their understanding of traditional art, craft and design practices to plan the use of materials, technologies and processes in a contemporary context
  • being imaginative when applying a personal aesthetic, for example, when planning to manipulate and/or appropriate images, objects and spaces into new contexts and meanings
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Artistic purpose,  Visual arts portfolios

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Finding your frame

Developing a concept by making artworks from found objects. Explore how artist, James Powditch, assembles found objects to create artworks inspired by his love of film.

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Find advice as to how to help your students learn to creatively critique each other's work

Find advice as to how to help your students learn to creatively critique each other's work. The resource includes useful questions that can be used as a structure for critique and review.

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Bird's eye art

A visual arts activity for students using aerial perspective and abstract forms.

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Indigenous Australian collection

This federated search from the QAGOMA database features a selection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks from the collection. The searchable database provides artwork images, background information about the artist and the artwork, a map of major Indigenous regions in Australia, classroom activities, a glossary ...

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Australian collection

This database features a selection of Australian artworks from QAGOMA. The searchable database provides artwork images, background information about the artist and the artwork, classroom activities, a glossary of key terms and curriculum alignment information for teachers. Search results can be refined by theme, period, ...