This course explores approaches to painting via processes of drawing, collage, photography and digital imaging, and emphasises the role of colour in composition. A series of exercises and projects students will learn the basic terminology and principles of painting eg: the dynamics of composition, the relations between picture plane and picture space, between colour and tone, illusion and materiality etc. Suitable for beginners and Painting majors.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of a range of approaches to
composition and pictorial design;
- Show a creative exploration of painting materials and processes;
- Show basic awareness of historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the course.
Indicative AssessmentBody of studio work (80%) [LO 1, 2, 3],
Research and visual diary (20%) [LO 2, 3]
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Workload4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5072||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|