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Undergraduate Course: Painting: cityscape (LLLA07006)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryTHIS IS A FOR-CREDIT COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.

Landscape as inspiration and source material is the focus for this course, enabling students to make mixed media studies and resolved paintings using the local urban environment and from personal drawn and photographic references. Exploiting the potential uses of inks, graphite, collage, acrylics and oils, students will explore a range of mark making techniques to develop their own expressive vocabulary to reveal a sense of place, mood and characteristics of urban environments using a range of compositional devices and techniques.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:

RESEARCH
achieve a confident and practiced approach to urban location drawing and research techniques
PRACTICE
produce a number of studies and resolved paintings from sketches from citycape sources
PRESENT
┐develop a personal visual language by experimenting with composition, colour and scale.
Reading List
RecommendeD

Raedecker, M., 2005, Triumph of Painting, the Saatchi Gallery, London: Jonathan Cape
Pearson, F., 2007, Joan Eardley, Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland
DOIG, P., 2008, Peter Doig, London: Tate Publishing
David C., 2001, Jock McFadyen, a book about a painter, London: Lund Humphries
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Ability to make effective use of drawing and painting skills
Understanding of the requirements for working on location
Understanding of composition and design
Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of urban painting within visual culture
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Robbie Bushe
Tel:
Email: r.bushe@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400
Email: s.landles@ed.ac.uk
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