This course enables students 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 workplace health and safety (WHS) procedures to fulfil course requirements.
This course alternates over two years (even and odd years). Even years will explore development of work that considers the basic mark of the stitch and its potential within contemporary art. Odd years will develop a response to particular genres of stitch and their historical, cultural and contemporary contexts.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, student will have the knowledge and skills 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 through development and execution of studio projects and research.
Other InformationStudents may enrol in this course more than once. This course may be taken up to two times for a maximum of 12 units of credit. This course can only be counted once towards a major or minor.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1–3
Journal/Documentation/presentation (20%) Learning Outcomes 2–3
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact comprising lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice (a total of 4 hours contact per teaching week)
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice
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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|
|3539||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|