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Visual Art

Visual Art


In Visual Art you will have the opportunity to create images and objects using a variety of tools, materials and special equipment. Art, Craft & Design is a practical subject where students learn by actively doing and creating. Students develop skills in creativity, imagination and self-expression.

What will I learn about in Visual Art?

In Art, Craft & Design, you will:

* Investigate by looking and recording your observations

* Learn a variety of new crafts

* Learn to work in 3-D e.g. construction, sculpture or clay work

* Learn about the design process and how it is used to create new design objects and images

* Learn to make links between your artwork and that of other artists, craft workers, architects and designers form different countries and historical periods


How will Visual Art be useful to me?


Visual Art can be useful to you in many ways:

* It allows you to express yourself creatively.

* Put emphasis on the value of content, which helps students understand “quality” as a key value.

* Build problem-solving skills.

As well as the benefits previously mentioned there are many career opportunities in Visual Art in areas such as Photography, Illustration, Animation, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Education and Architecture.

Click here to read more about the Junior Cycle specifications

28 2019
Summer Assessments
31 2019
Last Day of Academic Year
Griffeen Community College,
c/o Kishoge Community College,
Ninth Lock Road,
Co Dublin

01 621 2392

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