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Grade 9

AV110
Grade 9 Visual Arts

Grade 9 art is an introduction to all of the possibilities of art at Vaughan. Students experiment with pencil, pen and ink, watercolour, print making, acrylic painting and clay sculpture. Inquiries into Canadian and international art will broaden students appreciation as well as their critical thinking skills though the creative process. Explorations of the elements and principles of design will inspire creativity and inform design decisions. Prerequisite: none.

 

Course Outline - Visual Art - Grade 9

AV110F
Grade 9 Visual Arts - French Immersion

Les arts visuels, Ouvert de 9-e (AVI1OF)
Ce cours offre une présentation des arts visuels comme fondation pour l'étude supplémentaire. Les élèves deviendront familiarisés avec les éléments et les principes de la conception et de l'expression qualités de divers matériaux en travaillant avec une gamme de matériaux, de processus, de techniques et de styles. Ils vont apprendre et utiliser des méthodes d'analyse et de la critique et étudieront les caractéristiques de l'art historique, en particulier les périodes et une sélection de l'art canadien et de l'art des autres cultures. 

Course Outline - Art French Immersion - Grade 9

Grade 10

AV120
Grade 10 Visual Arts

This course emphasizes learning through practice; building on what students know; and introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic thinking and experimentation. Students will have the opportunity to produce work in the areas of clay and plaster casting, print-making, charcoal drawing, and acrylic painting. Student learning will include the refined application of the elements and principles of design, incorporating the creative design processes, and the relationship between form and content. Students will also learn about connections between works of art and their historical contexts.
Prerequisite: None

Course Outline - Visual Art - Grade 10

10 Visual Art Enhancement Kit

AV120F
Grade 10 Visual Arts
- French Immersion
Les arts visuels, Ouvert de 10-e (AVI2OF)
Ce cours met l'accent sur l'apprentissage par la pratique, en s'appuyant sur ce que les élèves savent et en les initiant à de nouvelles idées, les matériaux et les processus de la pensée artistique et l'expérimentation. L'apprentissage des élèves comprendront l'application affinée des éléments et des principes de conception, tout en intégrant les créatifs et les processus de conception. Les élèves apprendront également sur les liens entre les œuvres d'art et de leurs contextes historiques. Les objectifs du cours seront atteints grâce à un programme complet.

Course Outline - Art French Immersion - Grade 10

10 Visual Art Enhancement Kit

 

ASM2O
Grade 10 Media Arts

This course focuses on the technical and artistic aspects of Media Art. This course provides students with a fun, positive atmosphere in which to explore their creativity with various computer software. Students will do all work in class and are not allowed to bring work home or to bring work from home into the class on a floppy or CD ROM due to viral concerns. It is encouraged that students spend time outside of class researching new and interesting websites and applications of the software we will be covering in class.
Prerequisite: None

10_Media Art Enhancement Kit

Grade 11

AV13M
Grade 11 Visual Arts

This course provides students with opportunities to further develop their skills and knowledge in visual arts. Students will explore a range of subject matter through studio activities, and will consolidate their practical skills. Students will also analyze art works and study aspects of Western art history, as well as art forms from Canada and other parts of the world.
Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open

Course Outline - Visual Art - Grade 11 

11 Visual Art Enhancement Kit

AWQ3M1
Grade 11 Photography

This course provides students with opportunities to further develop their skills and knowledge in visual arts. Students will explore a range of subject matter through studio activities, and will consolidate their practical skills. Students will also analyse art works and study aspects of Western art history, as well as art forms from Canada and other parts of the world. Included in this course are the basics of photography: cameras, darkroom practice, and the elements of photography, Also students will develop skills and knowledge in creativity, composition, and visual analysis. The course will also study the 150 Years of the History of Photography. NOTE: See the calendar section on the Visual Arts for information that is important to photography students.
Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 9 or 10, Open

11 Photography Enhancement_Kit
 

ASM3O
Grade 11 Media Arts

This course emphasizes the development and skills required for the production of media art works , (e.g., photocopy art, computer animation, digital imaging etc.). Students will analyze art forms; use theories of art in analyzing and producing art. Students will produce a body of work demonstrating a personal approach. Students will analyse and evaluate media art works, and will create their own works using a variety of technologies and processes (e.g., computer graphics, photo-imaging, and digital video production techniques). Students will maintain a portfolio of their media art works. Art history and theory will be discussed in ongoing lectures throughout the course.
Prerequisite: Any grade 9 or 10 Arts Course

11 Media Arts Enhancement Kit

Grade 12

AV14M1
Grade 12 Visual Arts

This course focuses on the refinement of students' skills and knowledge in visual arts. Students will analyze art forms; use theories of art in analyzing and producing art; and increase their understanding of stylistic changes in modern and contemporary Western art, Canadian (including Native Canadian) art, and art forms from various parts of the world. Students will produce a body of work demonstrating a personal approach.
Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 11: AVI3M

Course Outline - Visual Art - Grade 12

12 Visual Art Enhancement Kit

AWQ4M1
Grade 12 Photography for Studio

This course focuses on the refinement of students' skills and knowledge in visual arts. Students will analyse art forms; use theories of art in analysing and producing art; and increase their understanding of stylistic changes in Western art, Canadian (including Native Canadian) art, and art forms from various parts of the world. Students will produce a body of work demonstrating a personal approach. Photography is the basis for a variety of careers: fashion photography, photo journalism, commercial photography for media and advertising and fine art photography. This course explores the medium of darkroom photography in terms of developing the knowledge and skills of students contemplating a career in the areas of studio and art photography and media. Students will also explore the impact of various movements and individuals on the history of contemporary photography.
Prerequisite: Visual Arts, Grade 11, University/College Preparation or Open

 

12 Photography_Enhancement_Kit

ASM4M
Grade 12 Media Arts
This course focuses on the refinement of students' skills and knowledge in media arts. Students will analyze art forms; use theories of art in analyzing and producing art. Students will produce a body of work demonstrating a personal approach. This course emphasizes the development of the knowledge and skills required for the production of interactive media art forms (e.g., interactive art installation, interactive video, simulations, and network art). Students will analyse and evaluate media art works, and will create their own works using a variety of technologies and processes (e.g., computer graphics, photo-imaging, and digital video production techniques). Students will maintain a portfolio of their media art works. Art history and theory will be discussed in ongoing lectures throughout the course.
Prerequisite: Recommended 11 Media Arts: ASM301

12 Media Art Enhancement Kit

 

 
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