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Visual Art

21-December-17
Visual Art

Junior Cycle Visual Art

Visual Art is a subject that promotes teaching and learning through art, craft and design. For adolescents and young adults, this involves becoming familiar with and applying the elements of art and principles of design, and the knowledge and skills associated with these processes, their histories and their contemporary practices. Visual Art also recognises and rewards a number of different forms of intelligence, including emotional intelligence; it develops personal qualities of expression and empathy.


Visual Art provides the learner with a space within which it is safe to experiment, to fail and to learn. It allows learners to collaborate on ideas and work. It facilitates and encourages the questions a learner may raise in travelling a path that may not lead to an anticipated outcome or that may produce a different outcome to what was planned. It gives them the capacity to understand and to express ideas, feelings and opinions: both their own and those of others.

JC Visual Art has 3 interconnected strands.

Art Craft Design

Art or fine art, is the expression of creative skill in a visual format. It emphasises ideas, feelings and visual qualities through imaginative and/or technical skill. Apart from the creation of artworks, fine art also encompasses the study of art through appreciation and critical discussion.

Craft is the application of a range of particular artistic skills and knowledge to produce artefacts of aesthetic worth. With an emphasis on processes and materials, the artefacts created may represent either traditional crafts or a more individual approach by the craftsperson. Design is the process of planning, problem-solving and creating. It can be a response to a brief, a need or a situation. Emphasising the process of planning, problem-solving and completion, with drawing as a means of thinking, formal visual elements and imagery are used to communicate messages and ideas.

In 2nd year students will complete a Classroom based assessment 1 (From Process to Realisation) and this will run over 1 6-8 week period.

In 3rd year students will complete Classroom based assessment 2 (Communicate and Reflect) and this will run up to when students will begin working on their final SEC assessment brief.

The final examination (in 3rd year) leads on from CBA2. Students use feedback and advice to develop two finished pieces.

For further information visit:

https://www.jct.ie/perch/resources/art/junior-cycle-visual-art-information-leaflet-2017.pdf

Events
Aug
27 2021
First Yr Induction
Aug
27 2021
Transition Year Induction
Aug
30 2021
Induction for 2nd, 3rd, 5th & 6th Yrs takes place from 9am to 11.45am
Aug
31 2021
Timetabled Classes commence for all year groups
13-Apr-2021
The UCC Quercus Talented Students’ Programme seeks motivated students who can demonstrate high intellectual achievement. We congratulate Leaving Cert 2020 student Daniel Burke O Donoghue who was awarded a Quercus Entrance Scholarship at a virtual aw
26-Feb-2021
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24-Feb-2021
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