• 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
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Jennifer Robertson
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
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This course provides a foundation for future specialised work relevant to visual arts disciplines.  Weekly projects are designed to introduce students to a range of skills and conceptual issues relating to image and object making. The application of two-dimensional and three-dimensional representation and issues such as the dynamics of colour, design, composition and pictorial space will be explored.

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. Explain basic processes with the understanding of material properties relevant to the visual arts.
  2. Apply a range of introductory technical skills relevant to visual arts and the discussed topics.
  3. Demonstrate creative exploration of materials and processes expressed in 2D and 3D form.
  4. Demonstrate observation and analytical skills in areas such as 2D and 3D form, design, colour and composition.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of Studio Work (80%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

Journal/Documentation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4]

Participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

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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.

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2455 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8032 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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