NCEA Level 2 Painting
Level 2
Number of Credits: up to 24

Entry Recommendations: NCEA Level 1 Visual Arts or entry in consultation with the Head of Visual Arts Faculty.  

Course Outline: This course will involve two parts:

  1. Workbook studies and practical submissions covering artist research, drawing and media studies and idea development.
  2. Portfolio – in either Printmaking OR Painting, an externally assessed two-panel folio which is thematically linked and demonstrates a range of media and development of ideas.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Understand and analyse the influences of contexts on the characteristics and production of art and their own work.
  • Apply and extend understanding of a range of conventions from art practice, using appropriate processes and procedures.
  • Develop technical understanding of a range of art media
  • Generate, anaylse and extend ideas, showing understanding of art practice.
  • Research and analyse how artworks are constructed and interpreted to communicate meanings.

Course Costs: $200 to cover Art materials, workbook, and printing.

This course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Printmaking, NCEA Level 3 Painting.

Assessment: Components of this course will be selected from the following standards to suit individual learning needs.

AS 91306
Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to painting
4 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 10
AS 91311
Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to painting
4 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 1, Week 10
Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within painting
12 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 4, Week 2
Level 2 Painting