• Offered by School of Art and Design
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts, Creative Arts
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Raquel Ormella
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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This studio-based course explores the extensive range of materials, tools, mediums and techniques used by contemporary painters. Students will enhance and extend their practice by experimenting with new materials and considering the ways in which the material qualities of their painting contributes to the meaning or effect of the work. A range of techniques will be demonstrated by artists, technicians and representatives from paint manufacturers. Workplace health and safety (WHS) instruction is an integral part of this course.

Learning Outcomes

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

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

  1. Demonstrate a high level of knowledge of a wide range of processes, techniques and materials of painting;
  2. Apply appropriate painting skills and knowledge to the development of their individual studio work;
  3. Experiment with working processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively;
  4. Demonstrate critical engagement and analysis on the role of materiality in the generation of meaning and affect in painting.

Indicative Assessment

Oral Presentation, 15 minutes (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-4

Experimental works responding to set projects and demonstrations (40%) Learning Outcomes 1-4

Final self-directed project, due in the Examination period, based on earlier experimental works (50%) Learning Outcomes 1-4

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Workload

130 Hours of total student learning time made up from:

36 hours of contact comprising lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice.

94hours of independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV3508.

Assumed Knowledge

Students must have an effective working knowledge of painting principles and techniques, some knowledge of painting history and the contemporary field, and have developed the fundamentals of an independent practice.

Specialisations

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
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
10119 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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