Introduces students to a thorough grounding in technical and conceptual matters relevant to contemporary fine arts painting by looking at narrative and figuration. Students are provided with instruction in a range of synthetic polymer paints and can broaden into such areas as gouache, watercolours and various forms of mixed media. Students achieve a level of technical and practical competence in the production of their artwork.
- History of figuration and narrative in painting
- Technical skills development through painting
- Understanding supports and materials
- Scale and form in painting
- Contemporary applications towards subject matter
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||produce artworks that establish students conceptual and practical skills in the production of painting as a means of creative expression||Creativity|
|2||apply painting and other creative skills and strategies as a form of expression appropriate to the theme of the unit||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||analyse the place of painting in the field of current practices, nationally and internationally||Cultural competence|
|4||discuss the theoretical context of their work, with a critical and creative attitude to contemporary visual culture.||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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