Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit provides a practical introduction to and instruction of the skills and techniques of contemporary painting and art making processes. The development of a creative process in painting will allow for formal conventions of painting to be discussed and practiced while also engaging critical and analytical thinking and visual perception in regards to the theories and techniques of painting. Students will develop abilities in relationship to a number of painting principles, for example: the nature and relationship of colour and tone, the effect and relevance of light, as well as figurative and compositional structures. Students will be encouraged to develop their own creative process, individual sensibility ideas, imagery and visual language within painting activities and begin developing a personal body of painting work which will include works from both within and outside of class. Underpinning all practical work and theoretical concepts discussed students will be encouraged to develop integration of Christian faith and spirituality into their creative process. Asking key questions and its relationship to the Christian faith with regard to faith, reason and justice.


Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face:
Face to face: Semester 2, 2020; Semester 2, 2021; Semester 2, 2022; Semester 2, 2023; Semester 2, 2024, and Semester 2, 2025

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.