ISA offers weekly, one-hour specialist Art classes for PYP students. In the Visual Arts, students explore two and three-dimensional forms within a variety of medias such as Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and Photography. They learn both technical and material practice in conjunction with the study of Artists and Artworks.
Students keep a Visual Arts Process Journal in which they experiment and develop their understanding of the elements of art – Line, Form, Tone, Colour, Texture and Space. Subject matter is varied and ranges from Portraiture, The Natural Environment, Man made Environments, Personal Identity, Living things,Appropriation of Artists, Artworks and Movements in the Art World. Students work on artworks which are individual and collaborative projects.
Middle Year Arts
ISA offers weekly two hours’specialist Art classes and design classes respectively from Years 6 – 9.
In the Visual Arts students are taught both two dimensional and three dimensional forms within a variety of mediums such as Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture. They learn both technical and material practice in conjunction with the study of Artists and Artworks.
In Design, the areas of study are the Built Environments, Products and Information and Communications. These provide the situation or context for the design projects such as from Graphic Design, Interior Design, Textiles and Architecture. For each Design project,students develop a design folio as a document that provides ongoing evidence of the application of a design process and the specific technologies used in this process.