2-D Art: Selected Themes and Approaches

Course code AART3210Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This course encourages students to develop substantial self-selected projects in areas such as drawing, painting and/or printmaking.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. To enable pursuit of a sustained self-structured working program;

2. To further encourage individual concepts, ideas, themes and approaches;

3. To maintain individual practice in relation to relevant historical and theoretical aspects of 2-D art practices;

4. To prepare students for further study at postgraduate level and/or for careers as professional artists.
ContentTopics may include:

1. Self-directed topics, themes and technical approaches;

2. Devising, framing and organising self-directed projects, proposal writing;

3. Compilation of extensive and appropriate research documentation;

4. Consideration of alternative and experimental possibilities;

5. Health and Safety and ethical factors pertinent to the chosen projects;

6. Critical seminars of completed projects and associated research;

7. Study of exhibition/publication precedents of relevance;

8. Professional display and recording techniques.

9. Health and safety.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSuccessful completion of AART3200 (or equivalent).
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsStudio
Assessment Items
JournalStudio journal accounts for 20%
Other: (please specify)Students are expected to attend at least 80% of classes
Studio OutputStudio production accounts for 80%
Contact HoursStudio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term