Burnside High School Burnside High School

Year 9 Visual Art

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms F. Dwyer.

Students will focus on the practical areas of drawing, painting, sculpture, design, printmaking and photography. Students will use a wide range of media and techniques throughout the semester course. Considerable emphasis is placed upon developing an understanding of the processes and procedures of how and why Art is made.

Students will learn how to see and think about Art. They will examine the work of a range of established artists and use them as models to generate and develop ideas in a systematic and meaningful way. This course leads on to a full year programme of study in Year 10 Art.


Visual Art

Learning Areas:

Creative Arts


Year 10 Visual Art

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Advertising Specialist, Patternmaker, Architect, Archivist, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Tailor/Dressmaker, Tattoo Artist, Print Finisher, Buyer, Cabinet Maker, Film/Television Camera Operator, Retail Sales Assistant, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Painter and Decorator, Industrial Designer, Jeweller, Make-up Artist, Curator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Visual Merchandiser, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Florist, Game Developer, Photographer, Printer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is a course contribution of $25 to cover art materials. Students are expected to supply their own stationary.