Course Title: Painting Major Study 1

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: VART5151

Course Title: Painting Major 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: 144

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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 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

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

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.

Details of Learning Activities

Studio based practice according to a proscribed project. Additional self initiated work.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1:           Introduction

Week 2-7:       "Questions to Answers" Project

Week 8:          Tutorial Group A

Week 9:          Tutorial Group B

Week 10-16:   Self initiated studio practice

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Painting. Phaidon 2004

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written responses.

Assessment Tasks

Folio of at least 8 pieces of resolved work and back up
All work made in response to the painting project
Visual Diary

Assessment Matrix

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