Drawing and Painting

Domain: The Arts
Timetable: Trimester 1, 2 or 3
Length of Course: 1 Trimester

Course Information

Learn how to draw and paint in a variety of ways. Develop and refine your skills in drawing and painting real and imagined subjects and develop your studio habits. You will be introduced to established and contemporary techniques and will explore a wide range of art materials to find visual solutions to challenges in your creations.

If you’ve dreamt of entering the Young Originals, Youth Lester Prize or the Young Archibald Prize, then this course will be perfect for you. You will learn how to grid, freehand, paint, and mix colours with conventional and unconventional materials. You will experiment with a variety of techniques, learn to be more observant, and discover how to set up a dynamic composition for maximum impact. You will create several beautiful art pieces utilising drawing and painting. The theoretical aspects of this course focus on gaining an appreciation for art in both traditional and contemporary society as well as from other cultures. You will also analyse, compare/contrast and explore big questions in drawing and painting to develop your curiosity. This will build the perfect foundation for further studies in art in Senior School and beyond.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • Visual Art (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • Certificate III Visual Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Diploma of Visual Arts

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Artist
  • Museum Officer
  • Merchandiser
  • Interior Decorator
  • Multimedia Developer

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $55