Indigenous Culture Arts, Material and Technologies

Foundation Year - Exploring Art
Students explore what art is and what it can look like. They learn that anyone can be an artist. The elements of art are explored to develop an understanding of how artworks are created.

Students learn that artists can express their ideas, observations and imagination through different techniques. They develop an awareness of what an art exhibition is and what it means to exhibit art. 
Learning objectives
In Lessons 1 to 17, students learn to:
  • identify types of art
  • identify where and why art is presented
  • recognise the elements in art
  • experiment with art techniques
  • express ideas through drawing
  • identify painting as art
  • express imagination through painting
  • express ideas through sculpture
  • make patterns using prints
  • identify fibers and experiment using fibers in art
  • identify collage as art
  • express ideas through collage
  • identify digital images as art
  • create art using digital images
  • identify indigenous art
  • describe artworks
  • describe their own artworks
  • express ideas through a group artwork
  • prepare for their art exhibition.  
  1. Knowledge and Understanding Test (Lesson 18)
  2. Assessment Task: Art Exhibition (Lessons 14–17) 

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Success criteria

I do

We do

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