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Unit of Study AAD71102 - Painting Essentials (2018)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

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

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 initiate, develop and express conceptual and material solutions to projects set across a range of painting media
2 demonstrate understanding of a variety of production methods used in the studio environment, have an appreciation of various painting mediums, their properties and uses, and be able to work with materials and techniques in an experimental and sustainable manner
3 apply interdisciplinary approaches within the painting field at both individual and collaborative levels
4 demonstrate understanding of the synthesis between observation, analysis, experimentation and critique within fine art production
5 contextualise their work and its theoretical and material rationale within the field of contemporary painting practice
6 demonstrate understanding and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the studio discipline.

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

  1. initiate, develop and express conceptual and material solutions to projects set across a range of painting media
    • GA2:
  2. demonstrate understanding of a variety of production methods used in the studio environment, have an appreciation of various painting mediums, their properties and uses, and be able to work with materials and techniques in an experimental and sustainable manner
    • GA1:
  3. apply interdisciplinary approaches within the painting field at both individual and collaborative levels
    • GA4:
  4. demonstrate understanding of the synthesis between observation, analysis, experimentation and critique within fine art production
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  5. contextualise their work and its theoretical and material rationale within the field of contemporary painting practice
    • GA1:
  6. demonstrate understanding and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the studio discipline.
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.