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ACAVAM118

Experiment with visual arts conventions and techniques, including exploration of techniques used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, to represent a theme, concept or idea in their artwork

Elaborations

  • combining and adapting materials, techniques, technologies and art making processes, reflecting upon techniques used by artists including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • investigating how different combinations of techniques can represent a theme, concept or idea, for example, applying paint with different tools to create different textures (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Considering viewpoints - psychology: For example - Why and how does an artwork make you feel emotional? Can you apply a similar technique to your artwork? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • observing how artists select and apply different visual arts techniques to represent themes, concepts and ideas and considering how they could use these in their own art making (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • combining, adapting and manipulating images and objects from several sources (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Considering viewpoints - forms: For example - Why did the artist choose this style of representation? What other forms and styles suit this message? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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