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ACV101 - Studio Art: Painting and Practice A

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Bishop




Incompatible with:

ACF101, AAV123, ACV401

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour and 1 x 1 hour Seminars per week


This unit will provide a practical introduction to painting and drawing skills in a studio context. The figure will be used as the foundation for understanding the elements and structures of art. Background research will be used to extend visual and aesthetic understanding. At the completion of this unit students will be able to apply a cumulative sequence of skills and associated theoretical principles; the nature and use of colour and pigments; the relevance and effect of light; figurative and compositional structure and materials and methods.


Research journal of written and visual support documentation, 1600 word equivalent, 40%

Examination of a folio of original art works 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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