1 x 3-hour workshop weekly
1 VISA1402 - Painting
1a VISA1302 - Art 2: Figurative Painting
1b VISA1302A - Art 2: Figurative Painting
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b))
Enrolment not permitted
VISA2303 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
High standard of personal literacy and basic computer literacy. Design and drawing fundamentals.
Topic description

This topic is concerned with the basics of three dimensional design. Through manipulating appropriate materials into object form with growing skill, inventivity and sensibility, the student should develop a growing coherence of intention. It also includes a component of working from the model and a study of the work of Rodin, Brancusi, Gabo, Moore, Calder and other 20th Century sculptors.

Educational aims

This topic aims for students to:

  • Explore the medium of clay
  • Gain an understanding of three-dimensional art
  • Be introduced to a history of sculpture and the work of several modern sculptors
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the technical aspects of three-dimensional work
  2. Demonstrate ability to work from 'life'
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the development of modern sculpture