Course Title: Painting Elective

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Painting Elective

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART1316

City Campus

Undergraduate

340H Art

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Summer2016,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020

VART1316

City Campus

Undergraduate

340H Art

Internet

Sem 1 2021

VART3657

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

340H Art

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2018,
Viet2 2018,
Viet2 2019

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART1316

City Campus

Undergraduate

340H Art

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex18 (SELC)

Course Coordinator: Peter Ellis

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2838

Course Coordinator Email: peter.ellis@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 2.4.09.

Course Coordinator Availability: Via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

Painting is an elective subject in the Bachelor of Art (Fine Art) Degree. It is designed to give students an elementary understanding of the concepts and materials used in the production of paintings. Students will be encouraged to experiment with and respond to materials; develop an awareness of visual perception and intuitive sensibilities; and see painting as a self-reflexive ongoing practice, which links into their major area of study. The student will achieve this by making paintings using various media and supports. Advanced projects are negotiated with students with a greater experience in the subject. 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

The student is to take part in the investigation of a number of painting processes which will broaden the student’s understanding of materials and concepts inherent in painting. The student will extend their knowledge and investigate the making of pictorial form through the use of: painting supports, preparation of grounds, oil and water-based painting media, colour mixing, colour theory, compositional and spatial considerations. 


Course Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  1. investigate of a number of painting processes which will broaden your understanding of materials and concepts inherent in painting 
  2. extend your knowledge and investigate the making of pictorial form 
  3. extend your knowledge of painting as a self-reflexive ongoing practice and conduct visual research 
  4. participate in group tutorials and student presentations 
  5. produce a visual diary, participate in student presentations and draft Work Integrated Learning reflection and analysis 
  6. experiment with and respond to various materials and processes 
         


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be actively engaged in a range of learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, seminars, project work, class discussion, individual and group activities. Delivery may be face to face, online or a mix of both.  

Learning Activities: 

  • Studio-based learning via projects and instruction sessions. 
  • Individual consultation with lecturer involving appraisal and feedback on projects and self-directed programs where appropriate 
  • Individual visual research 
  • Group tutorials and student presentation


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. 

There are services available to support your learning through the University Library. The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help as well as a range of study support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal. 


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. 

Assessment Tasks 

  • Assessment Task 1. Folio and Presentation of resolved works 50% CLO 1,2,3,6 
  • Assessment Task 2. Research journal, documentation, and support materials 40% CLO 1,2,3,6 
  • Feedback Reflections 10% CLO 4,5 

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.  

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.  

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.