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Unit of Study ARTD1002 Painting Essentials (2024)

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Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

initiate, develop and express conceptual and material solutions to projects set across a range of painting media

demonstrate understanding of a variety of production methods used in the studio environment, have an appreciation of various painting mediums, their properties and uses, work in an experimental and sustainable manner.

apply interdisciplinary approaches within the painting field at both individual and collaborative levels

contextualise their work and its theoretical and material rationale within the field of contemporary painting practice

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial Three (3) hours (Weekly)
Creative work40%
Creative work60%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Students are required to provide their own additional paper and painting equipment. A list of required materials will be provided at the beginning of session. Students must wear toe covered shoes in the V Block building at all times. Students are required to undertake an online studio health and safety module in order to be enrolled in this unit.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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