units

PTG1025

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Fine Art
OfferedNot offered in 2015
Coordinator(s)Mr Michael Vale

Synopsis

This unit introduces students who are not taking painting as a major study to the practice and theory of Painting as a means of contemporary creative expression. By providing the means to achieve an initial level of competence within the Painting discipline it forms a sound conceptual and technical basis for an ongoing continuing study in Painting. It also lays the groundwork for developing interdisciplinary approaches and extending the discipline of Painting into wider fields of practice.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. have explored a wide range of processes that derive from or relate to painting: collage, processed and found images, mixed media, and new and lens based media;
  2. have developed and tested new painterly strategies;
  3. have considered their work in the context of historical and current visual art practices;
  4. have basic skills in the materials and methods appropriate to their chosen expressive outcomes;
  5. understand and apply the principles of occupational health and safety practices in the studio.

Assessment

Folio of studio work:100%

Workload requirements

12 hours per week, including four hours of taught studio and eight hours of personal study and studio practice.

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Chief examiner(s)

Co-requisites

Prohibitions

Must not have achieved a pass in any of the following: PTG1511, PTG1512, PTG1531 or PTG1542