2 x 3-hour seminars weekly
1 Admission into BCADM-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media)
1a Admission into BCAVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
1b Admission into BCAHVEED-Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours) (Visual Effects and Entertainment Design)
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b))
Assignment(s), Project
Topic description
In this topic students will build foundational knowledge in both the practice and principles of digital art. Working with traditional techniques students will build foundational skills in working with a range of media/technologies to develop their digital artistic focus.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • introduce students to a range of techniques for producing digital works
  • build the vocabulary needed to critically discuss artistic processes
  • build a historical context for the creation of future works
  • provide foundation skills are acquired for the production of polished digital art works
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  1. employ specific and artistic terms in relation to their work, and the work of others

  2. describe the exploration of different techniques for the creation of basic work

  3. produce art on the basis of a provided specification

  4. demonstrate the application of some of the tools regularly used by practicing digital artists