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Undergraduate Course: Creative Approaches to Mixed Media (intensive) (LLLA07085)

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
SummaryIn this course students will be encouraged to develop a visual language which encompasses a variety of materials in both two and three dimensions. Through the exploration of creative themes through observational drawing and experimentation with mark making and materials, students will create studies and images, which aspire to the development of a distinctive personal visual language. Students will be challenged on the boundaries between 2 and 3 dimensions to create a series of related and resolved artworks. The emphasis will be on individuality and innovation.
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
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. RESEARCH
    Use a visual sketchbook/journal to develop their own themes and subjects to research and develop for mixed media artworks which demonstrate a contextual awareness.
  2. PRACTICE
    Work confidently with a range of mixed media techniques and materials to create mixed media works which make connections between two and three dimensions
  3. PRESENT
    Select, edit and present a range of resolved and related art works by combining various media.
Reading List
Maslem, M. and Southern, J., 2011, Drawing projects : an exploration of the language of drawing, London: Black Dog Publishing
Philips, L. and Kertess, K., 1991, Terry Winters, USA: Whitney Museum of American Art
Berger, J. and Savage, J., 2005, Berger on drawin, USA: Occasional Press
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Observational drawing skills in a range of media
Combining visual art media
Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of drawing and painting within visual culture
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