Course Title: Refine printmaking techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5348 Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Refine printmaking techniques

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 75

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6370C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term2 2017

Course Contact: Phillip Allan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4030

Course Contact Email: phillip.allan@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to refine techniques for printmaking work and to develop an individual style in a body of creative work. This occurs through a process of research, refinement and evaluation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPRI501 Refine printmaking techniques

Elements:

1. Research printmaking ideas and techniques

2. Select printmaking techniques for refinement

3. Consolidate printmaking technique to professional level

4. Evaluate own printmaking technique


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course.

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

  • Participation and practical demonstration of class based activities
  • Practical demonstration to be able to select and apply appropriate techniques and media to complete a body of work
  • The ability to demonstrate conceptual development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.
  • Direct observation including exploration of and experimentation with techniques
  • Completion of an art journal and portfolio including personal reflection, research and feedback
  • Direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence.

Assessment is based on your ability to undertake the following:

  • Evolve and refine printmaking technique through a demonstrated process of experimentation
  • Develop individual style in own work
  • Produce a coherent body of professional artwork that includes the use of well-developed printmaking technique
  • Research printmaking technique in the broader context of other artwork and artists
  • Use safe and sustainable work practices.

Assessment will be via folio submission at the end of the semester.