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AAD72210 - Painting Representation and Narrative (2018)

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Lismore Session 2 Session 2

Unit aim

Introduces students to a thorough grounding in technical and conceptual matters relevant to contemporary fine arts painting by looking at narrative and figuration. Students are provided with instruction in a range of synthetic polymer paints and can broaden into such areas as gouache, watercolours and various forms of mixed media. Students achieve a level of technical and practical competence in the production of their artwork. 

Unit content

  • History of figuration and narrative in painting
  • Technical skills development through painting
  • Understanding supports and materials
  • Scale and form in painting
  • Contemporary applications towards subject matter

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 produce artworks that establish students conceptual and practical skills in the production of painting as a means of creative expression
2 apply painting and other creative skills and strategies as a form of expression appropriate to the theme of the unit
3 analyse the place of painting in the field of current practices, nationally and internationally
4 discuss the theoretical context of their work, with a critical and creative attitude to contemporary visual culture.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. produce artworks that establish students conceptual and practical skills in the production of painting as a means of creative expression
    • GA2: Creativity
  2. apply painting and other creative skills and strategies as a form of expression appropriate to the theme of the unit
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  3. analyse the place of painting in the field of current practices, nationally and internationally
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  4. discuss the theoretical context of their work, with a critical and creative attitude to contemporary visual culture.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.

Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Lismore

Teaching method
Tutorial on-site Three (3) Hours Weekly (Twelve (12) Weeks)
Assessment
Creative work 40%
Creative work 60%

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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International

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