Course Title: Evolve ideas for professional creative work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6149 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Evolve ideas for professional creative work

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term2 2017,
Term2 2019

Course Contact: Joel Rainford

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8193

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop, skills and knowledge required to research and explore selected visual art techniques including digital art, printmaking, painting and sculpture and integrate their use into your own creative practice. This course requires a higher level of skill and development and a thorough investigation of art making processes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR605 Evolve ideas for professional creative work


1. Evaluate own practice

2. Develop ideas and thinking

3. Integrate ideas and professional opportunities

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an ability to develop a concept for thematically connected artworks
  • Demonstrate a command of advanced techniques which are consistent with your conceptual vision
  • Demonstrate knowledge of materials and tools and how they are used & extended 
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and practice of appropriate Occupational Health & Safety rules in a studio environment.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.