Creative Enquiry 2D

Course code AART1230Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Using Critical Studies as a conceptual frame, and drawing as an integral language and a research methodology, this course is a structured enquiry into the expressive potential of two-dimensional (2D) creativity. The course introduces a basic range of materials and processes in drawing, painting or printmaking highlighting the significance of 2D practices. This foundation experience embraces cultural, historical, contemporary, theoretical and conceptual dimensions of these art forms.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course a student will be able to:
1. Create, from a variety of materials and by a variety of means, basic 2D forms in response to the project briefs.
2. Employ tools and materials in a confident, competent and safe manner while engaged in 2D processes both in tutorials and independently.
3. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the cultural, historical and contemporary contexts of 2D forms
4. Research and apply basic theoretical and conceptual principles of 2D art practice.
Content1. Introduction to materials and processes of two-dimensional art making.
2. Thinking in two dimensions: elements and principles of 2D art.
3. Basic understanding of historical, theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of contemporary two-dimensional art practice.
4. Current issues in art Occupational Health and Safety.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Project portfolio (40%) and studio journal (10%): due mid semester assessment (week 7). Focus is on Course objectives 1,2,3,4
Other: (please specify)Project portfolio (40%) and studio journal (10%): due end of semester assessment (week 14). Focus is on Course objectives 1,2,3,4
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 7 weeks
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 5 weeks
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Workshop: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentRequisite - Enrolment in this course is limited to students in the Bachelor of Fine Art and Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Fine Art.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AART1230