2-D Art: Colour and Experimental Media
|Course code AART2200||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts|
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.
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||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.
|Content||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.
|Assumed Knowledge||Successful completion of AART1230 and AART1240 (or equivalent).|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term