Introduces basic materials and routines relating to a chosen studio area. Fundamental skills and media manipulation, equipment usage and occupational health and safety issues are addressed. Underlying conceptual concerns and critical thinking are addressed.
Basic studio routines and procedures:
- Technical, conceptual and theoretical frameworks
- Studio skills and techniques and equipment usage
- Media investigations and applications
- Composition and design strategies
- Visual arts research strategies
- Journal keeping
- Professional language and terminology
- Critical analysis in visual arts practice
- Health and safety issues
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 a working understanding of the technical, conceptual and theoretical frameworks underpinning the production of artworks||Intellectual rigour|
|2||demonstrate growing competence in elementary studio skills and routines||Creativity|
|3||demonstrate ability in the management and resolution of studio-based projects||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||demonstrate a growing understanding of journal keeping||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||demonstrate an ability to use professional language and terminology and to undertake critical analysis||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||demonstrate growing competence in the use and application of studio equipment||Intellectual rigour|
|7||illustrate awareness of health and safety implications of studio practice.||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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