Course Title: Painting Major Study 1

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Painting Major Study 1

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 144.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


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 and develop knowledge of materials and methods in regard to the production of painting.
• Develop philosophical and cultural influences on own art work
• Incorporate historical and contemporary influence and knowledge within the production of paintings

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:

VBS661 Painting Major Study 1

Learning Outcomes

1. Produce a folio of paintings which demonstrates appropriate use of materials and techniques within a self-initiated proposal.
2. Produce a journal which documents and analyses contemporary issues and practice in painting.
3. Apply a personal conceptual framework for own paintings.

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written responses.