Investigating the technical foundations of Printmaking, this unit considers the role of printing as an historically rich artistic form in relation to other art forms and as a contemporary medium of art practice. The unit provides students with an in-depth introduction to hands-on skill development in a variety of printing processes with an emphasis on types of printing, paper supports, grounds, inks, colour, mediums, and a consideration of their works in the context of contemporary visual art.
- Relief, Intaglio, and Screen Printing will be investigated
- Understand print editions and artist proofs and monoprints
- Support structures for printing
- Technical competence with different techniques
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an open, independent and inquiring attitude towards contemporary cultural developments and new ideas||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||design and produce artworks using basic printmaking techniques as a special means of creative and critical expression, with particular reference to etching and relief printing||Creativity|
|3||demonstrate understanding of the context of printmaking in the national and global field of contemporary art culture||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||articulate the theoretical, conceptual and historical rationale of their work||Intellectual rigour|
|5||demonstrate an understanding of the differing methodologies to printing mediums, support, representations||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Tutorial on-site Three (3) Hours Weekly (Twelve (12) Weeks )|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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