• 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 Peter Alwast
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
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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.

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 and describe a resourceful exploration of a range of painting principles, processes and material techniques drawn from historical and/or contemporary precedents;
  2. Apply appropriate advanced painting skills and knowledge tailored to the development of their individual interests;
  3. Reflect on the role of formal and material decisions in the generation of meaning and affect in painting;
  4. Clearly articulate their processes of creative thinking, analysis and critical reflection.

Indicative Assessment

Body 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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Workload

130 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

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV3507.

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
2019 $3000
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $4560
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4658 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person View

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