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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Edinburgh College of Art : Lifelong Learning (ECA)

Undergraduate Course: Painting: with expression 1 (LLLA07049)

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 offers the opportunity to explore a personal and expressive language negotiating the creative territory between representation and abstraction. Students will be given the chance to select from a range of observed ┐starting points┐ in the studio and around the college, and during the course will gradually develop a more expressive, abstract use of their own images, underpinned by an understanding of composition and structure.
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:  None
Course Start Lifelong Learning - Session 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 27, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 71 )
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 a greater understanding of the ways that research, composition and structure underpin abstract representation
PRACTICE
- use drawing and painting techniques imaginatively, from a range of directly observed subjects and sourced information
PRESENT
- develop and present a coherent series of related artworks which consider the potential of expression and abstraction
Reading List
Recommended

Bayrle, T., 2002, Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting, London: Phaidon Publishing
Saatchi Gallery, 2005, Triumph of Painting: Saatchi Gallery, London: Jonathon Cape
Collings, M. and Flowers East, 2001, British Abstract Painting 2001, Albany, NY: Momentum
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills - Ability to make effective use of drawing and painting skills
- Ability to create expression, mood and character through observational practice
- Understanding of composition and design
- Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of 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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