IntroductionIn BDS, students engage with the concepts of artists artworks and audience. Art practice involves experiences, practical and critical thinking, conceptual and spatial inquiry and the analysis of artworks from a range of viewpoints as artists and audience. Students make individual and collaborative artworks that communicate their artistic intentions and use skills of observation, interpretation and analysis to critically evaluate their own and others’ artworks.
Students learn to apply the elements and principles of art through thoughtful art making projects that apply skills like observational contour line drawing and water colour/ acrylic paint techniques. Through the process of image gathering, exploration and development, students are able to craft and design art works that imbue their personality and characteristics, creating works that give them a sense of achievement and ownership.
In Digital Art, students learn digital imaging skills and methods of digital image manipulation This component allows students to harness technologies in unleashing imagination and expressing their thoughts and ideas.
Students who have an interest and demonstrated aptitude in art are encouraged to elect for the upper secondary art programme. This is a rigorous and disciplined area of study that will equip them with the requisite knowledge, skills and values to pursue higher education in art and design in their chosen career paths.
diverse needs and abilities of students within the programme. This ensures that students are able to express themselves to the best of their ability. The department strives to provide opportunities for students to explore and experiment with different media, materials and techniques.
Details of assessment for upper secondary art courses can be found on SEAB’s website as follows:
O Level Art
N Level Art