Level 2 Visual Art - Design

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Oughton

How does design work as a graphic language? What methods and techniques do designers use to create and formulate ideas? This subject allows students to explore contemporary methods and processes related to visual design. Emphasis is placed on developing set skills in the use of mixed media practices, alongside the use of existing digital technologies such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to reflect on, and refine work.


Level 3 Visual Art - Design, Level 3 Visual Art - Photography

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20.00 Printing.

Recommended Entry Criteria

Level 1 Visual Art, Level 1 Digital Technology Media, Level 1 Digital Studies, or Level 1 Design & Visual Communication.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Internal or
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
A.S. 91315 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
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
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Animator, Artist, Photographer, Artistic Director, Teaching, Illustrator, Product Design, Fashion Design, Textiles, Architect, Interior Design, Video Game Design, Web Design, Film and Video Editor, Information Systems, Engineer, Software Developer, Small Business Owner, Website Developer, Website Manage, Research and Development, Product and Support, E-Commerce, Marketing Consultant, Sales and Marketing, ICT Security Specialist, Telecommunications Network Planner, Animation, Robotics Designer Video and Film: Software Engineer, Makeup and Prosthetics, Animations and Digital Artist, Sound Recording and Production Media - TV, Music Videos Graphics: 2D Animator, Brand and Identity Designer, Packaging Designer, Visual Designer, Computer Finished Artist, Junior Art Director, Film and Video


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