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Undergraduate Course: Painting: with expression 1 (LLLA07049)

Course Outline
SchoolCentre for Open Learning 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
Not being delivered
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 secretaryMr Benjamin McNab
Tel: (0131 6)51 4832
Email: Benjamin.Mcnab@ed.ac.uk
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