Introduction to Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

Course code CAPA1080Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This course is designed to develop visual literacy and creative skills in two and three dimensional art practice. It provides a practical introduction to the methods and materials of contemporary drawing, painting and sculpture, and an overview of the historical and theoretical underpinnings of art practice in contemporary culture.

Available in 2014

OurimbahSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012
ObjectivesAt the successful completion of this course the student will demonstrate:
1. skills in the methods, materials and equipment necessary for the practice of drawing, painting and other two-dimensional art
2. the ability to creatively employ two and three dimensional art practice
3. familiarity with the historical and theoretical underpinnings of contemporary two and three dimensional art practice
5. awareness of health and safety issues and practices
Content1. introduction to the methods and materials of drawing, painting and sculpture
2. composition, concept, structure and form
3. representation and abstraction
4. drawing, painting and sculpture in art history
5. health and safety
Replacing Course(s)ARTC1080 Visual Creativity: Drawing/Painting (previously ARTC1000, ARTC1040 and ARTC1060).
TransitionStudents who have successfully completed ARTC1080 Visual Creativity: Drawing/Painting may not enrol into CAPA1080 Visual Creativity: Drawing/Painting.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNone
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1500 word paper. This item will test the student s research, writing, and critical analytical skills - 25%
Other: (please specify)Portfolio of image-making exercises. The work should demonstrate a development of basic skills, the ability to experiment with media, and the application of good health and safety principles - 25%
Other: (please specify)Portfolio of class image-making exercises. The work should demonstrate a reasonable level of basic skills, the ability to handle media, and the application of good health and safety principles - 25%
Presentations - Tutorial10 minute seminar presentation. This item will test the student's oral presentation skills - 25%
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for CAPA1080