PERF06023 2010 Studio Skills 1

General Details

Full Title
Studio Skills 1
Transcript Title
Studio Skills 1
80 %
Subject Area
PERF - Performing Arts
HUMA - Humanities
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2010 - Full Academic Year 2010-11
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Una Mannion, Declan Drohan, Niall Colleary, Cliona Brady, Adrian Durcan, Rhona Trench, Bernie Meehan, Jo Conway, Agnes Pallai
Programme Membership
SG_HPERF_H08 201100 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Performing Arts SG_APERF_H08 201300 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Performing Arts SG_APERA_B07 201700 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Acting) SG_APERT_B07 201700 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Theatre Design)

The students are introduced to basic model making and technical drawing tools and skills and to the use of scale. They are guided through the process of building a model box that reflects the performance space e.g. textures, colours etc., and to develop an awareness of the performer's relationship to the theatre space. Preliminary skills in drawing, collage and colour application are introduced that will nurture their visual response.

Learning Outcomes

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


Have preliminary skills model making techniques and will be familiar with tools necessary in the theatre design process


Demonstrate an understanding of the use of scale in two and three dimensional forms in design for theatre.


Be familiar with materials and media used in creating design imagery, e.g. colour theory and paint equipment etc. 


Have an awareness of health and safety issues around the use of specialised materials and equipment.

Indicative Syllabus

model making: introduction to materials tools and skills, scale, the figure,  paints etc Heath and safety

technical drawing: materials, scale, measurement, groundplans, elevations

Visual: drawing skills, life drawing, different materials, colour application, colour theory, collage.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Project Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 100 % Week 15 1,2,3,4

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Studio Project 02 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

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