The course consists of weekly projects which introduce students to a range of skills and conceptual issues relevant to all visual arts disciplines and provide a foundation for future specialised work. The course introduces students to the application of two-dimensional representation, dealing with issues such as the human form, the dynamics of colour, design, composition and pictorial space.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Show understanding of basic processes and material properties relevant to the discipline
- Apply a range of introductory technical skills
- Demonstrate creative exploration of materials
- Demonstrate observation and analytical skills in areas such as 2D and 3D form, colour, anatomical study and composition.
Portfolio of studio work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]
Journal / documentation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4]
Participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]
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4 contact hours per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 6 hours of independent study per week for this course (total 130 hours).
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Art to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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- International fee paying students
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4838||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|