Level 1 Art Digital
This course enables learners to explore art making using digital processes and skills such as Photography and Design. Learners will learn digital photography and design techniques such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
This course is for learners with an interest in photography, design, animation, marketing, advertising, gaming, fashion design, architecture, illustration, branding, interior design, visual communications, and other creative careers.
Some of the types of things that learners have created during this course are logo designs, comic books, magazine layouts, posters, t-shirt designs, billboards, photo exhibitions.....
This course is NCEA Achievement Standards and learners are able to get course endorsements.
This course leads to Level 2 and 3 and is University Approved.
The graduate vision statement for Visual Arts Students is “I am an artist and critical thinker, able to work collaboratively and develop innovative visual ideas in the creation of quality creative products.”
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$25 course costs. This covers special papers required for printing and specialist stationary for design.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Animator/Digital Artist, Actor, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Patternmaker, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artist, Artistic Director, Author, Tailor/Dressmaker, Film/Television Camera Operator, Cutter, Communications Professional, Industrial Designer, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Production Assistant (Film, Lighting Technician, Game Developer, Garment Technician, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Sound Technician, Baker, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Urban/Regional Planner, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Jeweller, Technical Writer, Make-up Artist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Florist, Landscape Architect, Landscaper, Photographer, Printer, Signmaker, User Experience Designer,
Any information, costs or standards may change.