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))
Enrolment not permitted
SCME1400 has been successfully completed
Assignment, Journal, Presentation
Topic description

In this bootcamp topic, students will build foundational knowledge in both the practice and principles of digital art. Working with digital and 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 you will be expected to 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

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.


If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.