This course introduces students to the principles and practice of using text in their visual art practice. A variety of practical techniques are explored, conceptual issues are addressed.
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 the basic techniques, processes and equipment used in handset and computer typography;
- Show the beginning of a creative exploration of materials and alternative techniques;
- Apply these concepts and techniques to the development of text based works;
- Show basic awareness of historical and theoretical contexts relevant to the course.
of studio work and visual journal (80%) and Documentation (20%).
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that
provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice and other research.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8489||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|