Creative Arts: Drawing & Painting (upper level)

Course code CAPA3302
Not available in 2015

Description

This course will develop advanced visual skills and critical literacy in two-dimensional art practice in conjunction with an ongoing awareness of historical and theoretical underpinnings of two-dimensional art practice in contemporary culture.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. have an advanced understanding of the methods, materials and equipment necessary for the practice of painting, drawing and other two-dimensional art practices.

2. have an advanced understanding of the expressive possibilities of two-dimensional art practices.

3. have an advanced understanding of the historical and theoretical underpinnings of contemporary two-dimensional art practice.

4. have an advanced understanding of the historical relationship between the human body and two dimensional art practice.

5. continue to develop appropriate health and safety practices.

Content

  1. Methods and materials of two-dimensional image making.
  2. Conceptual, formal and strategic approaches to 2D image making.
  3. The problems of representation and originality in contemporary art practice.
  4. Modernism, postmodernism and contemporary approaches to art history.
  5. Contemporary two-dimensional art practices.
  6. Good health and safety practices.

Assessment Items

Essay: Essay

Project: Major Work(s)

Portfolio: Portfolio

Presentation: Presentation

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