BASIC SKILLS Brief Overview:
- The colour wheel used in art.
- Students will be able to recognise
- Contrasting and complimentary colours
- Primary, secondary and intermediate colours.
- Using, pencil and paint students will practice techniques to show
- Shading, tints and tone.
GRAFFITI SKATEBOARDS or ABSTRACT LANDSCAPES
Building upon students’ knowledge and understanding of
colour. Landscapes looks at abstract art and bold colour
schemes, both harmonious and contrasting, to make famous
world landmarks reflect contemporary painting techniques.
The Graffiti project also looks at bold colour schemes with
attention to contrasting colours. Students will gather a
range of graffiti related research to produce a graffiti based
skateboard design as their personal response.
SWEETS or PORTRAITS
Both projects look at both historical and contemporary pop
art images to create a personal response to the theme. They
will produce tonal pencil illustrations to assist in developing
The sweet project personal response is a mixed media
collage and the portrait project is a series of portrait
illustrations reflecting different styles and techniques studied.