ART06089 2019 Painting 1 (Colour, Light and Composition)

General Details

Full Title
Painting 1 (Colour, Light and Composition)
Transcript Title
Painting 1 (Colour, Light and
Code
ART06089
Attendance
80 %
Subject Area
ART - Art
Department
YADA - Yeats Academy Art Dsgn & Arch
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Jacinta Feeney, Mark Pepper, Ronnie Hughes, Lizzie Kinsella
Programme Membership
SG_AARTT_B07 201900 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art SG_AARTT_H08 201900 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fine Art
Description

This programme aims to challenge and broaden the students knowledge of colour and composition within the two dimensional picture plane.
This subject equips the student with a diverse range of experience in working through working with water based mediums, collage and mixed media on a variety of scales. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Have begun to understand core concepts and to develope technical skills in the use of colour, tone and composition. 
(Have engaged with analytical, observational processes and begun to produce a body of work).

2.

Have begun to illustrate through the keeping a visual journal, concepts related to composition, colour and their own related research and ideas.

3.

Have begun to explore a range of making through a variety of media and scales (and to gain knowledge of heath and safety and good working practices within the studio environment).

4.

Have begun to develop coherent methods to formulate responses in addressing themes and to have begun to make initial connections between their own work and related historical and contemporary practice. 

Teaching and Learning Strategies

A variety of teaching and learning strategies are employed: these range from individual tutorials, through to practical demonstrations and workshops with materials and techniques within a studio class context.  There are a number of supplementary activities to aid the students depth of learning and reflection including group critique, field trips to museums and galleries and the Visiting Artist Programme.

Module Assessment Strategies

Practical work will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and there will be a formal mid semester review. Assessment will take place at the end of the semester. At this point each of the learning outcomes are considered in relation to the art works presented and in relation to the supporting portfolio (which should include support studies, accompanying documentation, visual journals and texts). 
 

Repeat Assessments

Students will be given repeat project briefs, which will be issued at end of academic stage and submitted in the Autumn. 

Indicative Syllabus

This programme aims to challenge and broaden the students knowledge of colour and composition within the two dimensional picture plane.
This subject equips the student with a diverse range of experience in working through working with water based mediums, collage and mixed media on a variety of scales. 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Presentation of a body of work and supporting studies to include visual journal. Practical Assessment 100 % End of Semester 1,2,3,4
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Studio Class/Workshop 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
02/07/2013 Interaction Of Colour: New Complete Edition 50th Anniversary Edition Yale University Press

Required Reading
16/08/2016 Picture This: How Pictures Work: Anniversary Expanded & Revised Edition Chronicle Books

Recommended Reading
25/09/2008 Ways of Seeing Penguin Classics

Required Reading
28/01/2013 Composition: A Series Of Exercises In Art Structure For The Use Of Students And Teachers Updated Hard Press Publishing

Recommended Reading
01/05/1975 Composition: A Painter's Guide To Basic Problems and Solutions Watson Guptal

Required Reading
20/08/2012 Colour 2nd Edition: A Workshop For Artists And Designers Laurence King Publishing

Recommended Reading
01/04/1998 The Elements Of Colour: New Edition Taylor & Francis

Recommended Reading
01/01/1973 Pedagogical Sketchbook Faber and Faber

Recommended Reading
01/01/2013 Colour Theory: an Essential Guide To Colour From Basic Principles To Practical Applications Walter Foster Publishing

Required Reading
01/09/2005 Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques Watson Guptill

Recommended Reading
01/08/2011 Colour Mixing Bible Watson Guptill

Module Resources

Journal Resources

Art in America

 

Irish Arts Review

 

Modern Painters 


Visual Arts Ireland Newsletter

 

 

URL Resources

www.circaartmagazine.net

Other Resources

DVD Colour Theory: The Mechanics of Colour with Richard Keyes

Local and International Field Trips.

Visiting Artist Programme