- Code ARTV1501
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Visual Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Peter Alwast
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2019
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This course introduces students to basic skills, techniques and processes of oil and acrylic painting. Studio projects focus on the observation and handling of tonal values, and colour systems and their application in the composition of paintings. Basic principles and concepts of representational and abstract painting are introduced and students are encouraged to learn from historical and contemporary examples. The projects involve working from the life model, landscape, still life, and imagination, with the focus on the colour and physical qualities of paint. Studio theory is delivered as a series of lectures.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Utilise skills relevant to Painting in response to Workshop projects;
- Explore materials used in Painting projects;
- Recognise relationships between concept and processes in painting;
- Identify historical and theoretical contexts relevant to Painting workshop projects.
- Portfolio 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. (80) [LO null]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
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