Course Title: Painting Minor Study 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Painting Minor Study 1

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 96.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008,
Term1 2009

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students apply knowledge of materials and methods in regard to the production of paintings.  Issues currently pertaining to painting are discussed and expanded upon.  Students are expected to develop informed critical and conceptual viewpoints.  This course furthers the development of painting techniques and applications. Emphasis is placed on the importance research and rigorous experiment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5777C – Research and experiment with techniques to produce paintings

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS659 Painting Minor Study 1

Learning Outcomes

1. Produce a series of paintings using a range of techniques and materials.
2. Demonstrate the use of a personal philosophy in the production of art works.
3. Develop folio proposal incorporating a strong conceptual framework.

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written responses.