Week Week Lecture focus Art Focus
1 23-Feb Introduction to Visual Arts. Introduction Activities.
Looking at students own “I can’t draw” Quick activities that help
experiences of art education and deal with this dreaded phrase.
2 1-Mar Stages of Development Exploring drawing media
The stages of artistic development Session that includes a look at new
from early childhood to adult. media and techniques.
3 8-Mar Analysing Art and Arts Criticism Mixed Media
What is Art? Exploring other artist’s A study in observation using
ideas and trends and learning how fineliner and watercolour
to be critical thinkers.
4 15-Mar CSF II Collage
Understanding the documents and Monet and water.
using them to create art programs.
5 22-Mar Management, Health + Safety Paper Skills
Aspects of art room organization Exploring paper and scissor skills.
and relevant safety issues.
6 29-Mar Unit and Lesson Planning Painting
How to develop meaningful Different techniques to apply paint.
lessons and units of work Understanding the principles of colour.
7 5-May Fractals
Creating and exploring fractals using
8 26-April Digital Photographic Manipulation
Taking and manipulating digital
photographs using Sony Mavica
cameras and Paint Shop Pro.
9 3-May Evaluation, Assess. & Reporting Clay
An important aspect of Art A valuable introduction to modeling
education. with clay.
10 10-May BALLARAT FINE ART GALLERY VISIT
A wonderful opportunity to explore the gallery and see what it offers
schools, teachers and students.
11 17-May Integrated Curriculum Printing
How to incorporate art skills into Exploring many different printing styles
general classrooms programs. and their uses.
12 24-May Art and Technology - Summary Threads and Textiles
Current trends in materials and Exploring threads and textiles to
techniques. Using computers, create a Hessian mask.
copiers etc in the art program.
13 1-June Rotoscoping
An introduction to rotoscoping using
Paint Shop Pro.