Year 11 Digital Art

11DIGA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Robson

DIGITAL ART - YEAR 11
NCEA LEVEL 2
CODE: 11DIGA

Aims:

This course aims to build and refine skills in Sculpture techniques and Photoshop. Students will also learn how to develop ideas through analysis, artists’ model research, concepts and techniques. 

Course Content:

The main focus of the course is to strengthen skills in:

  • Sculpture

  • Photography

  • Layout design

  • Photoshop skills

  • Idea development

Planned Total Credits Offered 20

For further information see: Ms Robson



Pathway

Level 2 Design, Level 2 Painting, Level 2 Photography

Success in Level 2 Year 11 Digital Art will provide students with the basic knowledge and skills that will be useful for studying Level 2 Photography, and Design. This course is also important if students want to study Art, Design, Photography and Film based degrees or want to make their career in a creative industry.

Entry Requirements

This course would suit students who have taken Art in Year 10. Students with no art background who wish to take up Year 11 DigiArt should talk to Ms. Becker/Ms.Rubin regarding whether this course would suit the students interests and ability.

Level 2 Year 11 Digital Art/Sculpture will suit students who enjoy and have some talent in hands on activity to create a variety of art works. Students will also learn basic Photoshop skills. To be successful at this subject it would be useful if students have enthusiasm and skill for art and making. Students will need to be able to think creatively and imaginatively to develop ideas.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91314 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to sculpture
2
I
4
A.S. 91324 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within sculpture
2
E
12
A.S. 91325 v2 Visual Arts 2.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions
2
I
4
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Artist, Graphic Designer, Game Developer, Photographer, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Patternmaker, Architect, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Sound Technician, Baker, Tailor/Dressmaker, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Urban/Regional Planner, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Jeweller, Technical Writer, Make-up Artist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Florist, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Printer, Signmaker, User Experience Designer, Garment Technician


Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.