Course Title: Printmaking Major Study 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Printmaking Major Study 2

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 144.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2008,
Term2 2009

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students originate content, initiate and self-direct the production of a body of work suitable for public exhibition.

Students will become increasingly independent in their studio practice. The student must also confidently initiate and resource work based on developing a personal philosophy, for which they will be required to write a proposal. A group tutorial will take place mid semester.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5157 – Printmaking Major Study Level 1 / VART5155 – Printmaking Minor Study Level 1

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS668 Printmaking Major Study 2

Learning Outcomes

1. Prepare a proposal for a series of prints which are a vehicle for the expression of a personal philosophy
2. Describe the role of contemporary issues and theory in printmaking as a fine art discipline
3. Plan and execute a series of prints for folio presentation and exhibition
4. Plan and orgainse an exhibition of works outside the studio environment

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.