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Undergraduate Course: Painting Pictures (LLLA07134)

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 provides the opportunity for students to develop skills and visual vocabulary to make a series of studies and paintings which explore the use of images and illusion using a range of traditional as well as experimental techniques. Visual ideas will be stimulated through ┐point of reference┐ observed set ups as well as exploring students┐ own particular visual ideas and circumstances as subject matter. This will include working from still life, the figure, interiors, cityscapes, narratives and from students┐ own research to explore compositional and pictorial devices, uses of tone and colour and the application of paint and mixed media to make a series of resolved paintings.
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 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.
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
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. RESEARCH
    demonstrate a range of approaches to recording images and developing personal ideas using painting and mixed media techniques
  2. PRACTICE
    create a series of image-based paintings which demonstrate a developing use of techniques which consider composition, tone, colour and personal exploration
  3. PRESENT
    consider research and media exploration to present and select a coherent body of work.
Reading List
Jenkins, D., 2003, John Piper in the Thirties: Abstraction on the Beach, London: Merrell
Hockney, D., 2012, David Hockney: a Bigger Picture, London: Thames and Hudson
Pearson, F., 1988, Joan Eardley 1921-63, Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Ability to make effective use of drawing and painting skills
Understanding of the uses of colour, form and tone
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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