- Code ARTV6508
- 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
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. Work health and safety (WHS) instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and the skills to:
- demonstrate a high level of knowledge of a wide range of processes, techniques and materials of painting;
- apply appropriate painting skills and knowledge to the development of their individual studio work;
- experiment with working processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively;
- demonstrate critical engagement and analysis on the role of materiality in the generation of meaning and affect in painting; and
- devise and execute an independent body of work.
Indicative AssessmentOral Presentation, 15 minutes (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-5
Experimental works responding to set projects and demonstrations (40%) Learning Outcomes 1-5
Final self-directed project, due in the Examination period, based on earlier experimental works (50%) Learning Outcomes 1-5
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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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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.
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- 6 units
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|22 Jul 2019
|29 Jul 2019
|31 Aug 2019
|25 Oct 2019