Course Title: Apply techniques to produce paintings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4281

Course Title: Apply techniques to produce paintings

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art



Bundoora Campus


340T Art


Course Contact: Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to produce paintings through the exploration and application of a range of techniques, tools, equipment and materials. As such the range of techniques could be quite varied and broad in nature. You will have the opportunity to develop your painting skills and apply the skills and knowledge in this course. You will produce finished paintings, building on and combining a range of techniques to support the ideas of the work. At this level, your work is usually undertaken under supervision, though some autonomy and judgement can be expected within established parameters.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVVSP34B Apply techniques to produce paintings


1. Prepare and maintain physical resources for painting.

2. Use and test painting techniques.

3. Produce the paintings.

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 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.

The following evidence is critical to the judgement of competence in this course:

  • Production of paintings which demonstrates a command of nominated techniques and which reflects the concept
  • General knowledge of tools, materials and equipment used in paintings.