Art - Painting


Subject Description

The knowledge and experience of the major methods in producing a series of paintings is one of the aims of the Year 10 Painting course. The Folio will be a major focus for each project.  This will give students a solid base on which to build for VCE art units.

Areas of Study

Painting One

  • Choice of appropriate artwork
  • Drawing skills/ colour mixing
    Use of materials equipment
  • Problem solving and time management
  • Trialling and Refining
  • Folio Developement


Painting Two

  • Research of suitable subject matter in Visual Diary
  • Drawings and compositions
  • Painting techniques
  • Colour mixing
  • Problem solving/ evaluating progress
  • Finished piece/pieces
  • Trialling and Refining
  • Folio Development


Painting Three

  • Drawings and composition
  • Colour mixing
  • Painting techniques
  • Time management
  • Trialling and Refining
  • Folio Development


Art History

  • Heidelberg School
  • Understanding aims and themes of styles
  • Ability to respond to an artwork using appropriate language and Art Element and Principle


Curriculum Strands

  • Explore and express ideas 
  • Visual Art practices
  • Present and perform
  • Respond and interpret



  • Completed units of work
  • Visual Diary/Sketchbook
  • Semester Examination