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WAEC Syllabus for Office Practice

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There are 3 sections to answer questions from. Paper 1 is Objective and paper 2 contains essay questions and paper 3 is practical. Where paper one (1) carries 1 hour for 40 marks; paper two (2) carries 2 hours for 60 marks and paper three (3) 3 (three) hours and carry 100 marks. Pounds to Naira

This WAEC syllabus is for both the O’level WAEC and General Certificate Examination (GCE) candidates. Final year students in the senior secondary school level and external candidates are eligible to make use of this syllabus and prepare ahead of the examination. WAEC Syllabus for Painting And Decorating

See the full detailed information concerning the WAEC Painting And Decorating Syllabus below.

PREAMBLE

The syllabus is intended to provide the basis for the assessment of candidates’ knowledge and skills in Painting and Decorating. It will also provide the standard for evaluating the scope of candidates’ understanding on the socio-economic potentials in Painting and Decorating. Dollar to Naira Rate

AIM AND OBJECTIVES

The examination will test candidates’

  1. knowledge of types of Painting compositions;
  2. skill in Painting and Decorating;
  3. level of understanding of modern trends in Painting and Decorating;
  4. knowledge in the ways of applying Painting and Decorative arts to contemporary environments;
  5. level of aesthetic awareness;
  6. knowledge of job and wealth creation through Painting and Decorating.

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

There will be three Papers, 1, 2 and 3, all of which must be taken.

Papers 1 & 2 will be a composite paper to be taken in 3 hours.

Paper 1:          This will contain forty (40) multiple-choice (Objective) questions to be taken in 1 hour for 40 marks. The questions will be drawn from all the topics in the syllabus.

Paper 2:          This will contain six (6) essay-type questions from which candidates will be required to answer four (4) in 2 hours for 60 marks.

Paper 3:          This practical paper is called Decorative Painting and consists of 2 (two) alternative tasks from which candidates will attempt one only. The paper will last for 3 (three) hours and carry 100 marks. The question paper/requirements for this paper shall be made available to candidates at least two weeks before the date of the examination. This is to give candidates ample time for preparation. However, the execution of the work shall be carried out under WAEC supervision in the examination hall.

DETAILED SYLLABUS

  1. INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING

(a)        Meaning of pictorial and decorative painting.

(b)        Differences between pictorial and decorative paintings.

(c)        Tools and equipment in decorative and pictorial paintings.

(d)       Elements and Principles of design. Npower Recruitment

(e)        Functions of pictorial and decorative painting.

  1. COLOUR THEORY

(a)        Meaning of colour.

(b)        Classes of colour (primary, secondary and tertiary).

(c)        Properties of Colour (hues, tones and intensity).

(d)       Colour schemes (analogous, complementary and monochromes).

(e)        Improvisation of colours from local sources.

  1. TECHNIQUES IN PAINTING

(i)         Techniques in pictorial Painting

(a)        Dry painting

(b)        Wet painting

(c)        Glazing

(d)       Impasto

(e)        Fresco

(f)        Tempera

            (ii)        Techniques in decorative Painting

  1. Flat painting
  2. Rag rolling
  3. Scumbling or Combing
  4. Spraying
  5. Mural
  6. Mosaic Waec Result
  1. TYPES AND FUNCTIONS OF PICTORIAL PAINTING

(a)        (i)         Still life Painting

(ii)        Nature Painting

(iii)       Figure / Life Painting

(b)        Differences between observatory and imaginative painting compositions.

(c)        Functions of pictorial paintings.

  1. TYPES AND FUNCTIONS OF DECORATIVE PAINTING

(a)        Body decoration

(i)         Meaning of body decoration.

(ii)        Differences between traditional and modern body decorations.

(iii)       Motifs and designs for body decoration.

(iv)       Materials used for body decoration

(v)        Functions and importance of body decorations.

(b)       Wall Decoration

(i)         Meaning of wall / interior decoration.

(ii)        Differences between traditional and modern wall decorations.

(iii)       Motifs, patterns and designs for wall decoration.

(iv)       Materials used for wall decoration

(v)        Functions and importance of wall decorations. Jamb form 

  1. PERSPECTIVE

(a)        Meaning of Perspective

(b)        Types of perspective

(c)        The importance of perspective in pictorial painting composition.

  1. PROSPECTS IN PAINTING

(a)        The socio-economic value of pictorial and decorative painting.

(b)        Careers in pictorial and decorative painting.

  1. COSTING / MARKETING OF PAINTINGS

(a)        Costing of pictorial and decorative painting based on:

  • Location and size of work
  • Materials / equipment involved
  • Time invested.
  • Quantity and quality

(b)        Exhibition of Paintings:

  • Planning / Processes
  • Funding

(c)        Marketing of Painting

  • Pricing
  • Negotiation
  • Communication (advertising/publicity)
  • Outlets for marketing

Decorative Painting

This paper will seek to evaluate candidate’s ability on the creation of aesthetic environments and it will consist of two questions from which candidates shall attempt one only. The works can be rendered in either poster colours or acrylic colours etc.

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

 S/N  BOOK AUTHOR  PUBLISHER
Painting and Decorating- An Information Manual. A. Fulker, Bill Stewart and D, Tikkle and J. Windsor.  
2.Painting and Decorating Science A. Fulker, Bill Stewart and D, Tikkle and J. Windsor.
3The Complete Guide to Painting and Decorating Editors of Creative PublishingCreative Publishing Ltd.
4Dictionary of Painting and DecoratingJ. H. GoodierCharles Griffin & Company Ltd.
5Painting and DecoratingJ. H. GoodierLubrecht & Cramer Ltd;
6The Modern Painter and DecoratorArthur Seymour JenningsCaxton Publishing Company
7Handbook of Painting and Decorating ProductsAlbert BecklyGranada Publishing Ltd.

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