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Undergraduate Course: Creating Images (LLLA07047)

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 ONLY COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.

This course will investigate the process by which artists find their subjects and how they invent original images. Students will learn to invent and develop subjects or themes for drawing, painting, print, illustration or design, by recording, collecting, editing and manipulating images and objects. Students will be taken through an intense series of developed drawing, painting and mixed media techniques, gaining practical insight into how artists ┐discover┐ their visual ideas to create a portfolio of compositional studies suitable for further study.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  8
Course Start Lifelong Learning - Session 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 28, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 70 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) This course will be assessed by the submission of a portfolio of visual art works within the discipline studied. This will include a selection of resolved art works, preparatory studies, visual research and evidence of a contextual awareness through a completed sketchbook and/or visual journal. The work must be presented in a clear and professional manner appropriate to the discipline. The submission should include work undertaken within the class as well as directed and independent study out with the class. Typically, this will comprise:

- Class Contact hours: 27.5 (work undertaken during the class)
- Directed hours: 27.5 (work the tutor has set students to each week in their own time)
- Independent Study Hours: 45 (work students set themselves to do, relevant to the discipline studied)

The combined submission will be assessed against the three learning outcomes for this course. These are equally weighted and each will be given a percentage grade. To pass, students must achieve a minimum of 30% in each learning outcome and an overall combined mark of 40% minimum.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:

RESEARCH
demonstrate an enquiring work ethic and range of strategies for recording and developing visual information

PRACTICE
show resourcefulness and inventiveness in the use of materials and processes to create a range of visual studies and resolved image-based artworks

PRESENT
evidence independent judgment in the research, selection and editing of visual images
Reading List
Recommended

MORSE, John D. 1972, Ben Shahn. Secker and Warburg
WEIGHT, C., 1982, Carel Weight RA, a retrospective exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts(Great Britain)
BONNARD, P. (1867-1947) 2006, Pierre Bonnard : the work of art, suspending time : Muse┐e d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, 2 February-7 May 2006, [chief curator Suzanne Page┐]
BOYD, A., 1969, Retrospective exhibition of paintings, drawings and other work by Arthur Boyd, Demarco Gallery
TA┐PIES, A., Ta┐pies, Antoni, 1923-1972, Thames & Hudson, [text by] Ve┐ra Linhartova┐; [translated from the French by Anne Engel]
KIEFER, A., 2008, Bu┐cher : [anla┐sslich der Ausstellung "Anselm Kiefer. Bu┐cher", 18. Oktober-29. November 2008, Ausstellungsraum Celine und Heiner Bastian, Berlin-Mitte] / [Herausgeber: Heiner Bastian, Munchen.
IKEGAMI, H., 1973-2010, Great migrator : Robert Rauschenberg and the global rise of American art, Cambridge, Mass.

Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills - Pictorial compositional design
- Creating visual themes
- 2D creative thinking
- Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of creative images 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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