Introduction to Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

Course code CAPA1080
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

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.

Availability

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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

4. Awareness of health and safety issues and practices

Content

  1. 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)

This course replaces the following course(s): ARTC1080. Students who have successfully completed ARTC1080 are not eligible to enrol in CAPA1080.

Assessment Items

Presentation: Practical Work(s) - Presentation

Presentation: Seminar Presentation

Essay: Essay

Project: Practical Work(s)

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term