Course Title: Produce paintings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5234

Course Title: Produce paintings

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term2 2009

Course Contact: Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will produce paintings through the application of a range of techniques and materials. As such, the results are expected to be varied and broad in nature. Through a number of projects, you will investigate the essential nature of painting and consider it within a range of contexts - historical, contemporary, social and political. Painting is presented as not merely a material substance for personal expression, but also as a vehicle that implies how one thinks. You are introduced to a range of methods and mediums associated with painting. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of fundamental skills and to developing understanding of personal research and observation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

It is highly recommended that this course be assessed in conjunction with the following units:

  • CUVCOR03B Develop, refine and communicate concept for own work
  • CUVCOR09B Select and apply drawing techniques and media to represent the concept.

Depending on the context, combined assessment and/or training with a range of other units would also be appropriate, e.g.:

  • CUVCRS08B Document the work progress
  • CUVCRS14B Prepare, store and maintain finished work.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVVSP35B Produce paintings


1. Prepare and maintain resources for painting 

2. Explore painting techniques to plan work 

3. Realise paintings 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of essential underpinning knowledge, and might include:

  • direct observation of paintings in progress
  • questioning and discussion of the your intentions and work
  • verbal and written reports
  • review of portfolios of evidence