Course Title: Realise a body of creative work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2016

Course Code: VART6220C

Course Title: Realise a body of creative work

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5308 - Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Contact: Jennifer Cabraja

Course Contact Phone: 99254472

Course Contact Email: tafeart@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to realise a coherent body of creative work. Practitioners integrate conceptual, technical and organisational skills to create work in their chosen creative form.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPRP501A Realise a body of creative work

Element:

1. Develop ideas for a coherent body of work

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Establish and explore a developing range of sources to inform new ideas

1.2 Support professional practice by extending knowledge of historical and contemporary references

1.3 Evaluate developing ideas and options for creative work using critical and creative thinking approaches

1.4 Consider the professional potential of ideas

1.5 Where appropriate, refine personal thinking through consultation with relevant people

1.6 Develop ideas or designs based on research, reflection and suitability for the intended purpose

Element:

2. Plan and organise the production of work

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Confirm the scope and objectives of the work based on the project concept

2.2 Evaluate and organise financial, physical and other resources based on in-depth knowledge of the creative form

2.3 Set up or gain access to an appropriate work space

2.4 Develop a realistic timeframe for the production of work

2.5 Evaluate and respond to project constraints

2.6 Monitor project workflow against the plan

Element:

3. Develop own approach to documenting the body of work

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Evaluate options for documenting and recording work and the ideas and research that inform it

3.2 Consider information for inclusion and the need to reveal the process of work

3.3 Select and develop own approach and presentation style

3.4 Document production of work from initial ideas to realisation

Element:

4. Collaborate with others

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Seek and be open to critical analysis of own work by others

4.2 Participate critically and knowledgably in conversations that explore different ways of doing things

4.3 Explore and experiment with ideas that come from collaboration

Element:

5. Create finished work

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Regularly review work in progress in the context of personal, professional and artistic objectives
5.2 Identify and respond to opportunities for refinement and re-thinking
5.3 Evaluate the work process in terms of its efficiency and effectiveness
5.4 Evaluate finished work in terms of its coherence with the project concept, technical resolution and suitability for intended purpose

Element:

6. Evaluate own artwork

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Review work in progress against personal, professional and artistic objectives

6.2 Identify and respond to opportunities for refinement and re-thinking

6.3 Evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of the work process

6.4 Evaluate finished work in terms of its coherence with the project concept, technical resolution and suitability for the intended purpose


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge to produce digital images that represent and communicate ideas linked to your elective practices.


Details of Learning Activities

Your learning activities will take place in a studio and lecture theatre. You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Learning resources include access to studios and computer laboratories and relevant software. You will also be expected to make use of the library resources.

 In this course, you learn through:

1. In-class activities:

·       lectures

·       teacher directed group activities/projects

·       class exercises to review discussions/lectures

·       peer teaching and class presentations

·       group discussion

·       class exercises to review discussions/lectures

·       studio work

 2. Out-of-class activities include:

·       practical exercises

·       reading articles and excerpts

·       preparing for discussion

·       project work

·       independent research

You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research and industry guests speak about professional practice.


Teaching Schedule

 

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

 

Week

 

Course content

 

Tasks

Elements

1

Review of Semester 1

 

Overview of Semester 2

Introduce Project 2 procedure

 

i. Students complete outstanding Semester 1 tasks

 

Edit and assemble narrative images

 

 

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

5.1 – 5.3

2

Project 2

As above

As above

3

Project 2

Introduce Project 3

As above

 

As above

4

Project 3 : Photoshop animated video

Investigating simple animation using Photoshop

1.3   – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

3.1 - 3.4

4.1 – 4.3

5.1 – 5.3

6.1 – 6.4

5

Project 3 : Photoshop animated video

 

As above

As above

6

Project 3 : Photoshop animated video

 

Introduce Workshop 8

As above

As above

7

Workshop 9: ‘Premiere’ video editing

Investigate editing in Adobe Premiere with given video footage

1.3   – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

3.1 - 3.4

4.1 – 4.3

5.1 – 5.3

6.1 – 6.4

8

Workshop 9: ‘Premiere’ video edit

Investigate editing in Adobe Premiere with given video footage

As above

9

Workshop 9: ‘Premiere’ video edit

 

As above

As above

10

Introduce Project 4: 2 -3 minute artist video

Tutorial week

Planning, shooting and editing an

artist video in Adobe Premiere

 

 

1.4   – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

3.1 - 3.4

4.1 – 4.3

5.1 – 5.3

6.1 -6.4

11

Project 4: 2 -3 minute artist video

 

Planning and editing an artist video in

Adobe Premiere

 

As above

Mid semester break

12

Project 4: 2 -3 minute artist video

 

As above

As above

13

Project 4: 2 -3 minute artist video

 

Introduce Project 5

As above

As above

14

Project 5: 2 -3 minute artist video or A1 still image

 

Self directed project either planning and assembling a still digital image(s) in Photoshop or planning and editing an artist video in Adobe Premiere

1.3– 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

3.1 - 3.4

4.1 – 4.3

5.1 – 5.3

6.1 -6.4

15

Project 5: 2 -3 minute artist video or A1 still image

 

As above

As above

16

Project 5: 2 -3 minute artist video or A1 still image

As above

As above

17/18

Assessment/moderation weeks

 

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

 

You will be encouraged to attend exhibition openings and visit public art projects/sites outside of your learning environment. RMIT school of Art has two galleries and an ongoing exhibition program.

USB memory stick (8-16Gb) or external hard drive  


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.

Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

  • Practical tasks and a major project
  • Completion of workshops in a digital format.

An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.


Assessment Tasks

 

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all tasks.

Semester 1:

  • The submission of eight Workshops on the Server (complete if given ‘satisfactory’).

Semester 2:

  • The submission of one Workshop and five Projects

 

Grade

Outline

Grading

Criteria   (see table below)

CHD

Competent with high distinction

80 - 100

Highly developed

CDI

Competent with distinction

70 - 79

Well developed

CC

Competent with credit

60 - 69

Developed

CAG

Competent achieved - graded

50 - 59

Sound

NYC

Not Yet Competent

 

 

DNS

Did not submit for assessment

 

 


Assessment Matrix

Assessment matrix

Unit title

Realise a body of creative work

RMIT Unit codeVART 6220C

National code

CUVPRP501A

 

 Assessment task 

Elements/ PCs

 

*Required Knowledge

*Required skills

*Critical aspects of evidence

1. Assessment title

Workshop 1 Two coloured drawings

1/2

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

-relationship between technique, materials and process in the relevant creative form

-cultural, sociological, philosophical, aesthetic, political and commercial influences on chosen area of work, in historical and contemporary contexts

-critical and creative thinking techniques and how they work in the context of creative practice

-professional opportunities in the relevant area of creative practice

-typical problems that occur during the production of a body of creative work, and how to avoid or resolve them

-commonly used research methodologies for creative practitioners

-current and emerging practice for documenting work in a creative context

-basic project management techniques, particularly in relation to work planning, time management and resource management

-intellectual property issues and legislation associated with professional creative practice

-sustainability issues associated with the tools and materials used in the chosen creative form

-organisational and legislative OHS procedures in relation to chosen creative form

 

Communication skills to:

-collaborate with others as part of the creative process

-discuss abstract ideas with others

-create a professional documentation of work

-critical thinking and analytical skills to:

-evaluate, distil and select ideas for application to own work

-evaluate own work in terms of its coherence

-initiative and enterprise skills to develop ideas and create work that responds to creative and professional objectives

-learning skills to:

- receive and integrate constructive criticism from others

- engage in an ongoing process of skills development

-literacy skills to:

- interpret information dealing with complex or abstract ideas

- document work in ways that communicate processes and ideas

-numeracy skills to manage project costs

-problem-solving skills to creatively resolve conceptual and technical issues that arise within the work

-self-management and planning skills to plan and coordinate a creative project from initial concept to realisation

-technical skills to apply, adapt and refine specialised skills relevant to the particular creative form

 

Evidence of the ability to:

- create a coherent body of creative work that is technically and conceptually resolved, is consistent with the project concept, and is finished to a professional standard

- consider the professional potential for proposed work

- document the work creatively from initial idea to realisation

- evaluate and discuss work in an informed way

- use safe and sustainable work practices.

 

2. Assessment title

Workshop 2:Creating a stencil & creating a pattern

1/2

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

3. Assessment title

Workshop 3 : Pen tool and layer masks

1/2

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

4. Assessment title:

Workshop 4:Imbedding textures

1/2

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

5. Assessment title

Workshop 5: Clone tool to clear an image

1/2

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

6. Assessment title

Workshop 6: Inserting 2D image into a public space

1/2

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

7. Assessment title

Workshop 7: Inserting two figures into an indoor and outdoor space

1/2

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

8. Assessment title:

Workshop 8

1/2

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

9. Project 1:

Photographic Imaging

1/5

1.1 – 1.6

2.1 – 2.6

3.1 – 3.4

4.1 – 4.3

5.1 – 5.3

Other Information

 

Feedback:

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

 

Plagiarism

RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

 

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)

All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.

Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:

http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1 (unresolved)

 

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