Course Title: Research and experiment with techniques to produce prints

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2008

Course Code: VART5779C

Course Title: Research and experiment with techniques to produce prints

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

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

VART5778C – Produce Prints

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.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

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

Details of Learning Activities

Tuition is based on instruction involving demonstration and participation. Students work on a number of projects that further explore familiar and new techniques. Handouts and project sheets are distributed and discussed at the beginning of each project.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1 Introduction and overview of the Semester’s delivery.

Week 1 - 4 Reduction Linolium Cut. Apply reduction linolium techniques to produce a series of prints.

Week 5 - 9 Etching. Specific techniques are taught to produce a series of prints.

Week 10 - 14 Woodcut print. Apply Woodcut techniques to produce a series of prints.

Week 15 General studio and folio preparation.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.

Assessment Tasks

3 Major project works including editions.

Backup material

Visual Diary

Studio participation

Resource file.

 work must reflect consistent interaction with tutors in the studio in order to be considered for assessment.

Assessment Matrix

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