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Painting is a vital and exciting medium that continues to fascinate artists and audiences. By undertaking this unit, you will gain an understanding of painting and its place within contemporary visual culture, exploring new forms of painting as well as its rich and enduring history. You will be encouraged to explore a range of painting media and ways of developing imagery.You will undertake a series of exercises, and two set projects, as your teachers guide you through traditional techniques and new approaches to painting practice. This will provide you with basic skills that you can then experiment with and develop further within the projects. Your learning will be enhanced and extended through critical discussion and contextual research. Workplace health and safety is an important part of any art studio. This unit will ensure that you have the right information to work safely and sustainably with painting media.
|Unit name||Painting 1|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Doctor Neil Haddon|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Apply knowledge and skills to manipulate tools, materials and techniques in a range of paint media.
- Respond to, and interpret a brief, to produce finished work.
- Use writing and documentation to explore, develop and contextualise your engagement with paint media.
- Apply WHS practices relevant to painting techniques, materials, equipment and workspaces.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
On Campus (Hobart and Launceston)
Weekly Workshops (3 Hours)
Plus an additional 7 hours engagement with unit content and self-directed learning per week
|Assessment||Task 1: Folio of technical exercises (20%)|Task 3: Project 2, 300 word statement, and semester journal (50%)|Task 2: Project 1 and critique presentation (30%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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