This unit is a self-directed course of study that will result in a complete body of preparatory work on a theme of your own choosing. This thematic should have a degree of complexity and distinctiveness appropriate to a third year level. This preparatory work will form the basis for a finished body of work to be completed in the second semester. The appropriate visual form and concept is determined by individual experimentation and research. You should explore appropriate techniques and mediums for the expression of your concerns throughout the semester and then develop and refine these concerns for assessment at the end of the semester. It is expected that these resolved studies address (or show evidence of consideration of) formal concerns such as scale, colour, medium, technique, surface and intention.
This semester is aimed at consolidating research based studio skills. It is structured so that you develop skills in the principles of beginning a body of work; from conception of idea, through to image development, and to resolved study. The unit commences by asking you to articulate your ideas and then allows you the time for experimentation, exploration, development and refinement through image-making and studio based practice. The emphasis is not on completed art works, although you may choose to make some completed works as part of your investigations.
|Unit name||Painting 3A|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $1,611.00||2018: $4,568.00||100301|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
FST102 or FSA121 or FSA122; and FSP212 or FSP282
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
FSP381 or FSP382
1 hr Lecture (TOP) 3 hrs (interdisciplinary activities, studio workshops, critiques and appointments) and an expectation of at least an additional 9 hrs of independent practical work per week (13 weeks including an independent study week).
Folio of self-directed work including journal and support material (80%); Theory of Practice (TOP) tasks (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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