AVI1O Open
Visual Arts

Course Summary

Subject Area Subject: The Arts

Grade 9

Prerequisites: None

1 Credit

4 Units, 20 learning activities

This course is exploratory in nature, offering an overview of visual arts as a foundation for further study. Students will become familiar with the elements and principles of design and the expressive qualities of various materials by using a range of media, processes, techniques, and styles. Students will use the creative and critical analysis processes and will interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.

Course outline

Learning Activity 1 The elements of art and principles of design

Learning Activity 2 The creative process


Learning Activity 3 Drawing on observation

Learning Activity 4 Value and form

Learning Activity 5 Composition and criticism