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Undergraduate Course: Painting: Landscape in the Studio (intensive) (LLLA07092)

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 enables students to develop a series of exploratory and resolved landscape paintings from source material such as sketches, plein air drawings, paintings and photographs in the studio environment. Students will be encouraged to find and develop their own interests using landscape as a subject in its own right and as a backdrop for other subjects. Students will examine landscape painting techniques and characteristics in works by other artists.
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. On completion of this course through class hours, directed and independent study, students will be able to;

    RESEARCH
    use a visual sketchbook/journal to research, record and reflect on the process of planning and preparing a series of landscape paintings made in the studio from students┐ own source material
  2. PRACTICE
    develop individual paintings and drawings in the studio from sketches or photographs
  3. PRESENT
    Select, edit and present a coherent body of visual studies, and paintings developed from landscape sources and informed by individual response to the subjects.
Reading List
Recommended Reading

Scottish Gallery, 1990, Joan Eardley, Edinburgh: The Scottish Gallery
BBC, 2006, Imagine: a picture of the painter Howard Hodgkin, BBC DVD
Cohen, D., 2001, Jock McFadyen: a book about a painter, Aldershot: Lund Humphreys
Saatchi Gallery, 2005, Triumph of Painting: Saatchi Gallery, London: Jonathon Cape
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills painting in the studio
using acrylic and oil paint
skills in composition
Ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of landscape 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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