Level 3 Art Painting

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Oddy

This course is ideally suited to students who have completed a Level 2 Course in Practical Art, but entry can be granted through other Visual Arts pathways with HOD permission. In Level 3 Painting, students set their individual work proposal and are supported through to the completion of a portfolio. Students will have the opportunity to use a wide range of drawing and paint media including charcoal, conte, pastel, ink, watercolour, oils, and acrylics. Students will spend time generating ideas and extending their skills with paint application and techniques.

Recommended Prior Learning

At the discretion of the HOD.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91446 v2 Painting 3.2 - Use drawing to demonstrate understanding of conventions appropriate to painting
A.S. 91451 v2 Painting 3.3 - Systematically clarify ideas using drawing informed by established painting practice
A.S. 91456 v2 Painting 3.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that integrates conventions and regenerates ideas within painting practice
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.


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Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

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