• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

The course consists of several projects, each up to three weeks long, in which students will explore and apply a range of skills and conceptual issues relevant to all visual arts disciplines. It provides a forum to develop more specialised work.  The course works with students on the development of two-dimensional and three dimensional representation, dealing with issues such as the human form, the dynamics of colour, design, composition and pictorial space.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate familiarity with a range of processes, material uses and material properties and indicate a developing understanding of relationships between them in making art.
  2. Show familiarity with, and skill in, two and three-dimensional design and construction.
  3. Show an understanding of relevant historical traditions and conventions across art areas, and their relevance to contemporary art/digital media/craft/design practice.
  4. Demonstrate established observation and analytical skills of 2D and 3D form, anatomical study and composition, as well as imagination in execution of projects.

Indicative Assessment

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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Workload

4 contact hours per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to commit a further 6 hours of independent study per week over the semester (total 130 hours).

Preliminary Reading

None

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2520
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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