2-D Art: Colour and Experimental Media
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Emphasises experimentation and exploration of contemporary ideas and technical approaches used across a range of two-dimensional art practices such as drawing, painting and printmaking. Independent thinking and problem solving of relevance to the contemporary practitioner is introduced.
1. To evaluate and consolidate practical skills in 2-D art;
2. To explore and develop experimental media within 2-D art as vehicles for the expression of ideas;
3. To commence studio-based research, and conceptual development and the study of creative solutions in a contemporary framework and related to the history and theory of 2-D art;
4. To promote group discussion of topics and themes presented for historical/critical analysis.
Emphasis is placed on the development of individual student concepts within a framework of structured projects, specific studio methods and associated research relevant to various aspects of the syllabus:
Topics may include:
1. Composition, structure and approaches to the use of colour to painting, drawing and printmaking;
2. The use of appropriate imagery;
3. Experimentation in using 2-D art media;
4. Photographic and reprographic aids and techniques;
5. Representational and non-representational imagery;
6. Applications of diverse media and mixed-media;
7. Alternative supports and grounds;
8. Critical seminars of completed projects;
9. Compilation of studio journals and related sketchbooks;
10. Health and safety.
Successful completion of AART1230 and AART1240 (or equivalent).
Modes of Delivery
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term