- Code ARTV6507
- 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, Creative Arts
Drawing on the declaration "All artists borrow, great artists steal' this studio-based course explores the diverse ways in which painters have drawn on influences from artists from one another, from other times and other cultures. This is a studio-based course supplemented by lectures and seminars exploring interesting examples of this kind of cross-fertilization across the history and contemporary practice of painting. In the studio students will explore the work of artists of interest to them as a means of enriching their own practice.
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:
- Demonstrate and describe a resourceful exploration of a range of painting principles, processes and material techniques drawn from historical and/or contemporary precedents;
- Apply appropriate advanced painting skills and knowledge tailored to the development of their individual interests;
- Reflect on the role of formal and material decisions in the generation of meaning and affect in painting;
- Clearly articulate their processes of creative thinking, analysis and critical reflection.
Indicative AssessmentBody of studio work (70%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Two seminar presentations, 15 minutes each (20%) Learning Outcomes 1,3,4
Research and visual diary (10%) Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4
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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
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeStudents 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.
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