Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

ACAVAM107

Use and experiment with different materials, techniques, technologies and processes to make artworks

Elaborations

  • exploring a range of natural and man-made materials and technologies to visually express their experiences, for example, paint, pencils, ink, sand, photography and graphically (Skills: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • comparing the qualities and properties of materials such as paint, crayons, clay and found objects and select appropriate applications to represent something or someone they like (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • using techniques to demonstrate various compositional effects, for example, overlapping or crosshatching)
  • following technical processes and safe practices to make artworks, for example, drawing onto Styrofoam to print on paper (Skills: Personal and Social Capability)

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