The aim of this course is to develop technical and conceptual skills and understandings relating to a range of hand-stitching processes and to explore a range of relevant design/image making techniques. Students will develop skills and knowledge relating to historical and contemporary applications of needlepoint, embroidery and other hand stitching methods, and use these as a means for the creative expression of ideas through a series of class and individual projects. Students will also learn safe working practices and develop an understanding of relevant OH&S procedures to fulfil course requirements.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
- Demonstrate competency with a range of advanced technical skills in relation to the use of needlepoint, embroidery and other hand stitching techniques as a medium for visual expression and design
- Demonstrate creative exploration, experimentation and integration of ideas, materials and techniques, through class and individual projects
- Apply knowledge of the historical, cultural and theoretical contexts and contemporary practices relevant to hand stitching as a medium for visual arts/design through development and execution of studio projects and research.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1 – 3]
Journal/Documentation/presentation (20%). [LOs 2 – 3]
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress
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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|
|3112||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|