• 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, Design
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Jennifer Robertson
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2021
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With a focus on image and object making, this course enables students to develop a knowledge and understanding of the principles of design and construction. Relevant to students with any level of experience the course introduces a range of skills and concepts to support future practice-led research. Each week students are presented with and guided through a series of tasks and approaches to develop conceptual, aesthetic and technical skills through haptic exploration within a studio environment. Students build a progressively developed experimental portfolio of two and three dimensional artworks for assessment. A deeper knowledge of contextual historical and contemporary art and design practice is developed through weekly slide presentations and critical reflections.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. identify and apply a range of processes and approaches to image and object making;
  2. utilise a variety of materials and techniques to explore structure, surface, shape, colour, tone, line, form and space;
  3. clearly show progressive development in conceptual ideas, image and object making through guided projects;
  4. demonstrate principles of two and three-dimensional design through pattern, contrast, emphasis, balance, proportion, scale, harmony, rhythm and movement; and
  5. articulate a developing visual vocabulary through creative works, verbal discussion and written critical reflection.

Other Information

School 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 Assessment

  1. Portfolio of studio work (60) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  2. Independent study projects (30) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  3. Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]

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Workload

130 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.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ANUC1124.

Prescribed Texts

Not applicable

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
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5822 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A

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