Course Title: Painting Minor Study 1

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: VART5149

Course Title: Painting Minor Study 1

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5048 - Diploma of Arts (Visual Arts)

Course Contact : Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Julia Powles

Steve Cox

Nominal Hours: 96

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

VART5777C – Research and experiment with techniques to produce paintings

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.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

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.

Details of Learning Activities

Studio based practice in response to a prescribed project. Additional self initiated work. Tutorials.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1:            Introduction

Week 2-7:         "Questions to Answers" Project

Week 8:            Group Tutorial part A

Week 9:            Group Tutorial part B

Week 10-16:   Self initiated studio practice

Week 17-18:   Assessment

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting. Phaidon 2004

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written responses.

Assessment Tasks

Painting Major: Folio of at least 8 Pieces of resolved work and all work made in response to the painting project.

painting Minor: Folio of at least 6 Pieces of resolved work and all work made in response to the painting project.

Assessment Matrix

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