Undergraduate Course: Stitched Textiles 1 (LLLA07062)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS IS A FOR-CREDIT COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.
This course will focus on the creative potential of mark making with textiles and stitch. Experimenting with traditional and contemporary techniques, students will develop a creative language using machine and hand stitch on fabrics, paper, and plastic. Students will produce a range of samples before working on a personal project reflecting their own interests.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Lifelong Learning - Session 1
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 27,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||This course will be assessed by the submission of a portfolio of visual design works within the discipline studied. This will include a selection of resolved design 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.
|No Exam Information
| By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:
develop a personal language through research, building a sketchbook or visual journal which demonstrates an understanding and contextual awareness of the creative potential of textiles and stitch.
realise the creative potential of textiles and stitch through samples and experimentation, evolving an ambitious personal creative outcome.
select, edit and present a coherent a range of samples and finished works which demonstrate a creative an informed use of stitch and textiles techniques
Oei, L. and De Kegel, C., 2002, The elements of design : rediscovering colors, textures, forms, and shapes Elements of Design, London: Thames and Hudson
Monem, N., ed., 2008, Contemporary Textiles - fabric of fine art, London: Black Dog Publishing.
Various, Art Textiles of the World series, Telos Books
Miller, L., ed., Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, 2007, Cloth and Culture Now, Canterbury: University College for the Creative Arts.
Surrey Institute of Art & Design, 2001, Textural Space, Surrey: Surrey Institute of Art and Design University College
Textile Forum(periodical), Hanover : Textil-Forum-Service
Embroidery(periodical), East Molesey : Embroiderers' Guild
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Using hand and machine stitch as a creative medium
Develop an understanding of textile construction
Composition, design and sketchbook development
|Course organiser||Mr Robbie Bushe
|Course secretary||Ms Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400
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