Course Title: Research and experiment with techniques to produce prints

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5048

Course Title: Research and experiment with techniques to produce prints

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2008

Course Contact: Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students research and experiment with various techniques and media for the realisation of prints. The course outlines the way prints are produced through the use of experimentation and ongoing refinement.
The course extends students basic knowledge about printing techniques, methods and materials. Emphasis is placed on research and experimentation of various techniques and media in conjunction with conceptual development.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VART5778C – Produce Prints

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVVSP46A Research and experiment with techniques to produce prints

Learning Outcomes

1. Inform work through experimentation with printmaking techniques and media
2. Develop and refine a conceptual vision for prints
3. Determine and organise resource requirements for new work
4. Realise prints

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.