This course presents students with the opportunity to define and explore an individual studio project, emphasising a creative synthesis of concept and process. Material exploration, critical thinking, and creative problem solving are encouraged. Drawing and collage is approached both as research for the painting process and as an independent expressive form. Studio theory contextualizes these painting projects within the broader arts context. 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 skills to:
- identify and effectively apply a range of higher level painting skills tailored to their own project;
- independently explore the potential of painting materials to convey their ideas;
- experiment with the integration of painting concepts and processes suited to their chosen theme; and
- critically engage with contemporary painting, its history, and theory relevant to their own project.
Other InformationSchool of Art & Design studio courses have a limited enrolment capacity. Students are advised to enrol as early as possible to maximise the opportunity of securing a place.
Indicative AssessmentBody of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Drawing, research, visual diary (20%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
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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 and research.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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